May 30, 2009
Not so grand, actually 🙂
This is my new little humble blog….
It isn’t random ramblings on my days…It is strictly quran/tafsir-gotta have it!/seerah/hadith…. Halqa ideas, gems, knowledge-on-the-go type thing…(By the way, the posts are on the page called ‘rays of light’, not the front page!)
I wrote my first two posts a while ago…but now that I fixed my profile to change font color I could finally open it…
HiddenSouls, THE FIRST TWO POSTS ARE DEDICATED TO YOU 🙂 ❤
May it be an inspiration………you know why 😉
May 29, 2009
I can’t remember the last time I tucked myself in bed, turned on the night lamp, and read myself to sleep…
Tonight I do that with a special one of a kind book. Pages uniquely written for me. Unpublished…(yet). For my eyes only.
Tonight, I’ll be reading a book of poetry written by a daughter of pearl to a hidden soul…I’ll be thinking of stars, moons, mountains and gargoyles…I’ll be thinking of Best Friends Forever and lovers…I’ll be crying myself to sleep 🙂
May 25, 2009
When you love someone, whether it is a parent or friend or whomever…there are undeniable consequences on the way that you see them.
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May 23, 2009
Our lives are mysteries. We poke at them…trying to understand them. We try to comprehend our surroundings, understand the people around us, we try to give meaning to everything we can grasp.
And while we may think we have things figured out at one point in time, it is at this exact same moment, ironically, that we discover we’re more lost than ever. Sometimes, all we have to do is wait for things to happen, if God wills.
May 18, 2009
Me, sitting in the car, quiet…
My mom, points outside the window, calls my name: “What is that?”
“The sky,” I answer in monotone.
“Are you sure? Are you positive?”
“Well as certain as you see that sky, be certain that Allah will handle your matters…” (Or as she said in Arabic “Ma ra7 yeday3ek”)
“Your trust in Allah should be as certain as you can see that sky.”
Our Mothers….Rivers of wisdom, of comfort, of advice….I still wonder how she gives, gives, gives….selflessly…
When will I ever give back to her?
When will I quit my spoiled act and chase after the one who has paradise is at her feet?
Beware of Shaitaan, our enemy. Beware of his many traps. Especially the traps he sets near our parents….
The Prophet salla allahu allayhe wa salam said (and I paraphrase here! Check original wording of hadith!) that those who have their parents available to them but do not enter Jannah are at a HUGE loss… Our parents….our ticket to Jannah…. Everyday…
My mom once told me…that the secret to life…the secret to having success and ease no matter where and no matter what…is obeying and pleasing your parents….
And the reward in the afterlife is much, much, much greater.
I remind myself before anyone: There is a connection between Allah being pleased with us and our parents being pleased with us….
May 16, 2009
I highly recommend watching these on youtube..
(In Arabic, by the way…no subtitles..)
It is one of my favorite speakers, about the Prophet salla allahu allayhe wa salam..It is called “Law kana baynana” (If he was among us…) It is not actually the program “law kana baynana”, but he gives a brief talk…
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