Posts Tagged ‘du’aa’

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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One Warm Summer Night

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One Warm Summer Night

It was a warm summer night. Sweat trickled down our backs as we climbed the stairs to the roof of the two story bungalow. It seemed barren. The boundaries were antique with intricate carving; they were old but sturdy, a witness to all the conversations ever to have occurred in their vicinity. How many boys and girls must have played there, how many arguments must have surfaced, how many deaths grieved. Who knew the secrets this ancient place withheld?

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What Have I Done for Allah?

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What Have I Done for Allah?

My decision to wear hijab was a quick one. A sudden one. One that could only have been decided for me.

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Du’a of a Sinner

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Du’a of a Sinner

Forgive my trespasses and replace them with good deeds.

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By the Morning Light

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By the Morning Light

Sitting on the prayer mat after Fajr salah, my chirping friends notify me of the arrival of the sun. Just their innocent babble is enriching; uplifting. They peck at the tiny red flowers my mother lovingly planted outside my room.

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