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
As I started putting things together - The S.Ramadhan Calendar and table, my daughter asked me, 'Will you be doing the calendar thing too mummy?' I could hear myself conjuring up a response in my head. 'Of course I will be trying be on my best behavior and do as much as I can with you two....' I… Continue reading Ramadhan Calendar for a Mummy
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!