Keep Going

Sīdī Aḥmad Zarrūq writes:  Know that repentance is key, mindfulness of Allah is vast, and uprightness is the source of rectification. Meanwhile, a servant is never free of blunders, shortcomings or lassitude. Therefore, never be neglectful of repentance; never be remiss in your return to Allah; and never neglect acts that bring you closer to…

Together

[thinking aloud post] For some reason it is in our human nature to ‘live off’ others around us. Sometimes people feel the need to retreat away from civilisation or to take a break from the world but we have not been created in that way; God has made us to live amongst each other, and…

It’s Not A Small World

Since I can remember I have always gotten an inexplicable feeling everytime I travelled. I remember when I was younger how I would get a rush of excitement way long before even flights were booked and my parents would simply be discussing and planning our next trip somewhere. I would be elated when it came…

Follow The Leader.

Lessons to be learnt from the life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) are many and it is exceptional how events in his life have been calculated in order to set a universal example for mankind to follow. Consequently it is of no surprise upon analysis of the seerah (the Prophet’s biography/life) when we find that…

Human Toolbox

One of the most difficult things to do is to master one’s emotions, yet a very important feat to achieve. Inevitably they come and at times they can cripple us as we decide to lack control over them. It is as if they have no beginning or end, and like our shadows, they follow us…