ambitioussurvival: Khadija was a great teacher; she has such a maqaam in our religion. She taught the Prophet [SAW] who he was; she was the one who elevated him in his esteem. When he had self doubt, she said, “no”. You can see that when the Prophet [SAW] married Aisha, he had no fear of strong women. There are a lot of men who fear strong women, who want them to be wallflowers. Whereas...
if you're traveling with a friend. →
they say you’ll only really know someone after you’ve traveled with him/her. to avoid awkward or tensed moments, its better to discuss your travel ideas before embarking on the trip!
because i live a borrowed life.
Quran, 2:285-286 The Messenger believes in what has been sent down to him from his Lord, and so do the believers; each one believes in God, and His angels, and His Books, and His Messengers: “We make no distinction between any of His Messengers (in believing in them).” And they say: “We have heard (the call to faith in God) and (unlike some of the people of Moses) obeyed. Our...
10 Ways to Avoid Marrying the Wrong Person →
traveling solo ((:
the first time i travelled “alone”, a year back, i knew, that that wasnt the last. traveling alone does not mean a lonely travel for sure. it means you have all the reasons in the world to make friends with anybody. when i took the chance to take a solitary morning walk through the bustling cambodian market after waking up to an empty bed (my roomie was an early riser and had left...
a matchmaker. →
i think we’ll need him here! lol!
If you can't say Bismillah before something, you...
Singing after a stroke - Hope for Recovery →
stopmystroke: After a left-sided stroke, many individuals suffer from serious speech disorders but are often able to sing complete texts relatively fluently.
When your mom gives you "The Look"
What other people see… What you see… More Laughs Here lol sooo funnnnyyyy!
Islamic Thinking: A True Muslim Leader →
islamicthinking: Once Umar (Radhiyallaho Anho), during his caliphate, was going on his usual rounds towards Harrah (a suburb of Madinah) with his slave Aslam, when he saw a distant fire in the desert. He said, “There seems to be a camp. Perhaps, it is a caravan that could not enter the town due to night…
the new 7 world wonders →
i’ve been to one of them! 6 more to go? and what happened to GWC and Angkor Wat?
I wish i could give you my pain, just for a moment . No, not to hurt you, but...– (via hakuna-mataataa) so sad :(
Into the core: The Weight of a Sin →
hakuna-mataataa: ‘Abdullah b. Mas’ud – Allah be pleased with him – said: The believer sees his sins as if he is sitting at the foot of a mountain fearing that it might fall on him, while the sinner (fâjir) sees his sins as a fly that lands on his nose, he just waves it away. -Bukhari- The Book of…
I saw dead women in their houses with their skirts up to their waists and their...– American journalist Janet Lee Stevens wrote to her husband, Dr. Franklin Lamb, documenting the horrors she witnessed at Sabra and Shatila in 1982: the massacre of thousands of Palestinians by Lebanese forces under Israeli control. [link] (via madametoutnoire) WOW! (via tabvipr)
Don’t be a pessimist, pessimists suffer from sorrows that haven’t happened and...– AbdulBary Yahya (via dreamdrifter) (via wordsofsolace)
My love to God has so possessed me that no place remains for loving or hating...– Rabi’a al-Adawiyya (via reblog-man)
The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said; Three supplications will not be rejected (by Allah (SWT)), the supplication of the parent for his child, the supplication of the one who is fasting, and the supplication of the traveler. [al-Bayhaqi, at-Tirmidhi - Sahih] explains why i love traveling (:
Trials are a wake-up call for the forgetful ones, a means of achieving reward...– Al-Ḥasan b. Sahl (via jarfullofdreams)
Into the core: Deviating in Love, Hope & Fear →
hakuna-mataataa: Concerning the statement of the Salaf: “He who worships Allah with hope only is a Murjiee. He who worships Him in fear only is a Haruri [Khaarijee]. And he who worships Allah in love only is a Zindeeq [e.g. Sufis, Christians]. But he who worships Allah in fear, love and hope is a…
No sadness lasts forever, nor any felicity – Nor any state of poverty or one of...– Imam ash-Shafi’ (via simplyhasanah)
Do not walk proudly on the earth. You cannot cleave the earth, nor can you rival...– Quran, Surah Al Mu’minun (23:118)