Islam is a perfect system that allows us to live in an imperfect world. It’s not a perfect system to make a perfect world.
- Imam Suhaib Webb
- Imam Suhaib Webb
‘And say, “Do [as you will], for Allah will see your deeds, and [so, will] His Messenger and the believers. And you will be returned to the Knower of the unseen and the witnessed, and He will inform you of what you used to do.”
Allah, Rasulullah and the mu’minuun will see our deeds.
Not our results.
Don’t worry about others,
In the end, what matters most is our amal,
and not our achievements.’
- Message on a sticky note.
- Umm Zakiyyah
I interrupt our regular programming with a recipe post.
Of the few childhood staples in our family, only two of them are desserts: cheesecake (plain as can be), and apple pie. (And probably caramel pudding, but I never liked the overly eggy+sweet taste and “soft” texture of it so it doesn’t exist in my list. :P )
Since cheesecake is too simple and widespread to even haveto write a recipe, I shall…
…was for my official engagement.
It is not that uncommon for engagement ceremonies to be small, quiet family affairs as a formal/informal meeting of the two families. Traditionally, the girl and her family would be there, as would the guy’s family, but the guy need not necessarily be included in the ceremony at all. In certain cases he would wait outside, or even just at home. Nowadays though, a…
Assalamu’alaikum, hello (pronounced “hell-loww~”),
I thought I would come back to the blogging world with big news. B-I-G. BIIIG NEWSSS.
In the past year, a lot of things have happened in my life. As with everybody else’s lives of course, but let’s just say these particular 12 months stood out in my 25 years of living. I’ve successfully started and semi-sustained a habit of sketching/doodling and…
One way to remind yourself of keeping an attitude of gratitude when facing any adversity, as small as those biting winds threatening to whip you off your feet, or big as the crunch time before an important deadline, is to say:
“One day, I will miss this.”