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Just a Day

May 21, 2013

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Each day is but a sheet of lined paper Clean and crisp, Unruffled by worry, Not worn, or tired and dirty, But crisp like the morning, When it is given to me. … The seconds, minutes and hours, Are lines upon the sheet of my life, Waiting for my words, For my actions, And my […]

Fond Memories

November 23, 2012

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Originally posted at Habibi Halqas http://www.habibihalaqas.org/2012/10/fond-memories.html Bismillah Memories do not wilt like flowers. The colors do not fade and become old like black and white movies. They do not wrinkle at the edges like old photographs. They remain fresh like the day they were formed: crystal clear sound, color and scent, the touch of a […]

Homeless Hajarah

November 9, 2012

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Originaly posted at Habibi Halaqas http://www.habibihalaqas.org/2012/10/a-must-read-story-of-homeless-hajrah-as.html Bismillah The walls comfort us. Our gadgets are our nerve endings into the Universe. Loved ones are always nearby: within reach or a click or a phone call away. Imagine for a moment that there was nothing and that there was no one there. No one. You cannot update […]

The Fall

October 8, 2012

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I fell because I did not listen to my Mom. She said don’t go ice skating and I did. It doesn’t matter that she is 36,000 miles away. An order is an order. And it doesn’t matter how old I get, respect and obedience are still due. The result was a nasty slip, a fractured […]

Lessons Learned from the Life of Umm Ammarah

May 12, 2012

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Originally published at http://www.habibihalaqas.org/2012/05/lessons-learned-from-life-of-umm.html The typical Muslim woman, shrouded from the world, lives her life in obscurity in the service of her husband and children. Seeking no recognition and having no personality or ambitions beyond the pleasure of her family she lives and dies leaving no mark on the pages of history. She is of course […]

Out of Stock

March 28, 2012

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I wish ‘gratitude’ grew on trees, Or I could buy it from the store. Maybe checkout some ‘patience’ with it, A really big jar of both. Maybe borrow it  from a friend, And never let them know. I would keep it and treasure it, And than Allah would give me more. … But no one […]

The Educated Muslimah

March 16, 2012

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Originally published at Habibi Halaqas http://www.habibihalaqas.org/2012/03/educated-muslimah.html Bismillah  A Muslimah is not an ordinary woman. Her status cannot be understood in this world but will become apparent in the Hereafter. When she is returned to her Lord, she finds that He is pleased with her and to her is granted the honor of drinking from the fountain […]