Outshine yourself

The Heat of Life A poem by Umm Umamah A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, Just as you cannot bloom without facing the decree divine, So when trials & struggles all combine, Face the challenge, take the heat, glow & shine. Cause within you is the capacity to outshine.   As this opening bud glows […]

Finding Solace

picture taken by me A poem by Umm Umamah Ya Rabb help me forget, What hurts me & makes my eyes become wet. Don’t want to have a meltdown, With all the heavy weight pulling me down. Help me console myself, Cause the pain doesn’t go away by itself. I am grateful for the heart, […]

Day 24 Be Flexible & Forgiving

In all the years of trying to do things with success, semi success & at times completely failing, there is one of important lesson I’ve learnt……  “be flexible & acceptable to unpredictable & uncontrollable events” AND “be forgiving to our own selves” Many a times we beat ourselves up for not being able to do all […]

Day 23 Books, Books & Books

Among Allah’s first creations was a pen……. and the first word to be revealed to our dear Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was Iqra (read/recite). Both of these facts signify the importance of reading and gaining knowledge. Let’s reflect on this dua. The words of this dua are means to earnestly & desperately request Allah to: increase me in […]