Tag Archives: Trials

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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Mirrored

Bismillah. He is my top student. He and his partner have aced every single lab report that I’ve handed back with top marks. Lately, he’s been acting out of character. He seems lost, unfocused. He’s misplaced his lab manual. He’s … Continue reading

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When you’re terrified of these unpredictable emotions …

Bismillah. So, it’s finally her wedding. My cousin’s. Finally, not because she’s old. No, she’s in her very early twenties. Finally, because the planning has been going on for an year. I’m sitting here with my cute little nieces. And … Continue reading

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A Prophetic Story

Bismillah. A while back I attended “Love Notes”, an almaghrib Seminar by Sh Yahya Ibrahim. I penned down many gems during that course, but one of them really stands out to me at this point in life. The story of … Continue reading

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