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A life without purpose ~

A life without purpose ~

Bint Abdur Ra'uf September 21, 2014 0

Imagine a life without purpose. A life of aimless wandering, roaming around without reaching an end. An end which in essence marks your beginning. A life of eternal bliss, eternal pleasure, of eternal happiness....

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Home sweet Home

Home sweet Home

Bint Abdur Ra'uf August 27, 2014 0

Sometimes I wonder, if I will ever reach that station I call home. The Home of eternal delight where worry, distress and anxiety will be a thing far gone. Where our language will only...

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Into prostration I fall ~

Into prostration I fall ~

Bint Abdur Ra'uf November 22, 2012 2

I deposit my fear, my hope, my rise and my fall, into the depths of the ocean, the ocean of my Lord’s Mercy. So, I dive, I dive so deep into prostration I fall....

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Everything will be Alright ~

Everything will be Alright ~

Bint Abdur Ra'uf October 7, 2012 0

“Let not the people come to know except of your happiness, and let them not see except your smile. If life becomes constricted upon you, then within the Qur’an is your orchard. If you...

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Benefits of Travelling

Benefits of Travelling

Abu Unsure September 21, 2012 0

The benefits of travelling are many, for example travelling makes brothers more mature in their outlook and perspectives. It builds courage and confidence, tawakkul upon Allaah and also the capacity to bear inconveniences which are...

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It’s not over yet ~

It’s not over yet ~

Bint Abdur Ra'uf August 28, 2012 1

We often overlook that very peice of flesh that is working tirelessly days upon end  Keeping up with the rhythm of its beat. Giving us a chance in life, A chance to continue to gather...

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Don’t Oppress Me ~

Don’t Oppress Me ~

Bint Abdur Ra'uf August 28, 2012 0

Don’t judge me.. Open your eyes and see. This piece of cloth on me, Is to protect my chastity. Man has not imposed this on me, Clearly ordained by His divine decree. Precious creations...

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I am What I am

I am What I am

Bint Abdur Ra'uf October 8, 2011 0

Life’s experiences amongst a pile of confetti Almost impossible to draw out a peice without making the other Tumble Tear & Crease. Yet again, the vibrant colours speaks volume,  that “I am, what I...

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Being Mindful of Allaah…

Being Mindful of Allaah…

Bint Abdur Ra'uf July 24, 2011 4

Abu al-‘Abbas ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abbas, radiyAllaahu anhuma, reported: One day I was behind the Prophet, sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wasallam, and he said to me: “O young man, I shall teach you some words [of advice]...

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For how long…

For how long…

Bint Abdur Ra'uf June 9, 2011 3

For how long are we going to do, what we do? For how long, for how long are we going to be heedless of the signs of Allaah (SWT) for how long are we...

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What if hunger is what…

What if hunger is what…

Bint Abdur Ra'uf May 5, 2011 0

What if hunger is what terminates you? For us, a thought into action can be changed in a mere count down as 3 is to 1. A pang of hunger, when the brain signals,...

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Allaah Guides…

Allaah Guides…

Umm Zaynab March 11, 2011 1

I look back, as I walk away From a day that doesn’t seem far away I thank Allaah for showing me the way And guiding me, when I was led astray O Allaah help...

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Don’t be afraid…

Don’t be afraid…

Umm Zaynab March 5, 2011 1

Don’t be afraid to be hated by people But be afraid to be hated by Allaah Don’t be afraid to be different But be afraid to be led astray Don’t be afraid to die...

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The Limit of the Sky

The Limit of the Sky

Bint Abdur Ra'uf February 15, 2011 1

Look towards the sky for a moment Let your eyes wonder as far as it can see, Until your mind recognises the vastness of his decree, Return those very eyes back to its surface,...

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The Mercy of Allaah

The Mercy of Allaah

Bint Abdur Ra'uf February 3, 2011 1

Silence. Not a word in the room. Conversing with the thoughts running around in my head. What have I done today? My actions and words fast forwarded in the ‘screen’ ahead. Almost like a picnic...

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Sleepless Nights…

Sleepless Nights…

Umm Zaynab February 2, 2011 0

I can’t sleep When I think about the hereafter, I just weep I can’t breathe When I think about the grave, I feel so afraid I can’t see When I think about my sins,...

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