Tag Archives: struggle

Envy

Sometimes I deeply envy her The baby girl Buried at birth. This dunya Praises the zaaniah And curses the one Who attempts to persevere. Buried at birth Seems a blessing A relief Compared to life In this shallow world. Advertisements

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Oceans Within

She carried, In her heart, A roaring ocean, Full of emotions. Shoulders, Hunched over, Burdened with sins. She stood, And heard: “Allahu Akbar”. The barriers removed, Knots undone, Eyes overflowing, Emotions unleashed. And her sins, She hoped, With all her … Continue reading

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Ramadan: To fast or not to fast?

Bismillah. This isn’t at all what I had in mind for my next post, but I just read Humble and Hoping‘s blog post, and feel inclined to write this for everyone who struggles with any sort of health issues. I … Continue reading

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Covered

You talk about your flaws and sins, But, do you see hers? Do you see her dirtied heart? Her darkened soul? Her flawed self? And the mountains of sins she’s shelved? You see the hijab, You hear the words of … Continue reading

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We: People of the Process

Bismillah. One more gem, I must share with you all, from Sh Abu Eesa’s lecture: We, Muslims, are people of the journey, people of the process. It’s not about the destination, it was never about the destination. For, if Allah … Continue reading

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Dear Heart

Dear Heart, I trusted you. But I feel like you led me astray. “Trust your instincts”, they say. I obeyed.   Neither money, nor wealth, Neither beauty, nor status, None of these, I desired.   A pure heart, One connected … Continue reading

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Desperate Healing

That moment when you finally find seclusion, and you pick up your pen to write. Cause you need to write, you need to heal, and yet not a word is written, not a single letter, and the tears just flow, … Continue reading

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