Shahr Ramadhan is around the corner, there is so much I have to prepare. I need to stock the fridge, freezer and the pantry. No wait. Perhaps I need to prepare myself for Ramadhan with kids and remember how I can call upon His Beautiful names to seek His help! قُلِ ادْعُوا اللَّهَ أَوِ ادْعُوا الرَّحْمَٰنَ… Continue reading This Ramadhan I Must Remember Allah is…
The nights of Grandeur are upon us and yet again I feel unprepared, even though I've had a whole year to prepare. I ask myself - How will I make my perfect pitch when I hardly have anything to present? I feel gutted. Why didn't I spend enough time accumulating worthy good deeds and refining my character… Continue reading Ya Rabb! Accept A Mother’s Petty Excuses On These Holy Nights
I feel duped by 'time'! Not only is it robbing away precious years of my kids being young, it has ticked even faster than I had imagined. There was so much more I wanted to do by now, but there simply hasn't been enough time One night last week, I watched my dad cry and… Continue reading You Have Taught Them
Oh Allah, I hope to stand tonight, fully-connected to You, but I know it won’t happen as I imagine it. The precious hours are short, my attention deviant and my fatigue overcomes me. So Ya Allah, accept this plea from me, extend the hours of these precious nights to fall into the days, so I… Continue reading Casual Whispering: O Allah, in case I Fail to Connect with YOU Tonight!