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Showing Gratitude

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Showing Gratitude

In the midst of routine and daily tasks, there are moments when we suddenly attain what we have wanted for so long. And when we receive that beautiful result, it’s as if everything else has stopped for the time being and we feel an overwhelming emotion of happiness and contentment.

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When Fasting Becomes a Chore

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When Fasting Becomes a Chore

I click lazily at yet another Ramadan article in my inbox. It would have been a good read – except that I’ve already come across quite a few articles in the same vein. An all-consuming yawn almost knocks the computer backward, and I look wearily at the clock. Sigh. Still some eight hours to go before Maghrib.

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Tough Times

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Tough Times

We are surrounded by a world which beautifies everything around us such that it leads to an eternity of misery and remorse.

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Tick Tock

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Tick Tock

We feel time is always slipping away from us and yet, if only we were to go through our daily routine, it is shocking how much time we actually possess. Our daily tasks – eating, going to class, doing homework – are sandwiched in between many breaks.

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The Last SMS?

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The Last SMS?

But something went wrong yesterday. My hijab backfired on me. Usually I keep a distance with males, and I speak only when it is necessary and avoid engaging in random chit chat. When I do converse I maintain a stern demeanor and try to lower my gaze.

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