Rumi Says

Its good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing. And he couldn’t be more right! The past is a done deal, there is no reason to go mad over it. No matter how hard it was, how much it…

The February Wind

The leaves whirled few steps ahead of me a soft whisper rang in the air I moved swiftly along the path it rose stubbornly all around me my fingers froze instantly the winter wind was set on getting me it gathered all its strength cold slapped me in the face messed my scarf unscruplously the whispers turned…

Insomnia

For when I close my eyes your face is what I see your love haunts me in my dreamless sleep my soul, the insomniac lies awake in the abysmal wounds I wonder how long before it heals.

Times and Places where Duaa is Accepted- Part 2

In Part 1 we learned about the times and places in Salaah during which duaa is to be made. In addition we learned some of the beautiful Sunnah supplications that are recommended to be made in those positions. This post mentions more such places and times, wherein the chances of the duaa being granted are higher, as per…

Emptiness

You whispered into my soul your love, a promise of our togetherness, forever dazzled by your delusions I left myself behind you said, you wont leave you said, you will always stay even if what remains, is the mess in a blink of an eye, even before the storm hit us I found myself battering the…

5 Simple Methods for your Well Being

We are so taken up with life and the responsibilities that come with it that we have forgotten to focus on ourselves. By that I don’t mean our studies, careers, jobs, we are, all, stressing on those, way too much that we normally should. I mean the lack of focus on ‘us’; our selves, our…

My Unrequited Love

How long has it been? She asked, palming the coffee cup with her beautiful slender fingers. Three years, I smiled. She sheepishly frowned. So long…hmm, time flies. She sips her coffee, looking outside the large window frame of the coffee house. Three years were long enough for me, I replied in a low voice that…

Bookworm!

You know you are a bookworm when in a big mall of shining lights and glossy things you find the corner shop of books and your feet take you there before you know it. You know you are a bookworm when your eyes dazzle, widen at the neat stack of covers in varied colors, names…

My Eulogy

Underneath the sod I heard them pass by she was a free soul may she rest in peace. She was crying hard He was sighing loud They were silent as the night all others were still sane I was in peace.

Times and Places where Duaa is Accepted – Part 1

Firstly, lets not get misguided by the title of this post. You can seek Allah everywhere, and anytime. You can make duaa to him whenever you feel like. There is no such thing as a proper time or place for duaa. However, what this post aims at is that there are some specific times and places…

Heartbroken

How do you mend a broken heart, she asked, the same question, everyday, since last week, the day she joined us. I looked at her, we all did, but no one could meet her in the eye. Those deep wounded green eyes, eyelashes moist, tears flowing down her snow white cheeks.  She was on the…