Author Archives: Sharena

About Sharena

My experiences as mother to Adam and Daniel, wife, daughter , teacher, trainer and friend has enriched my life to the fullest. Life is a journey of small steps through love, tests and contentment; fulfilling our role as khalifah makes it even more challenging and satisfactory.

“age quod agis”

AlhamdulilLah Adam and Daniel are used to hearing me say “If you are going to do something, you might as well do it right.” or ‘my motivational nagging’ as I called it! I’ve adopted the latin proverb ‘age quod agis‘ … Continue reading

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“Water teaches acceptance.” Avatar: The Last Airbender

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Raheem I felt homesick on Eid a few days ago so a close friend suggested I go down to the seaside to ease my sadness. She was right. The sea has been a source of peacefulness to me … Continue reading

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My Ego and Me

In the name  of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful I cycled down to the shops today to get some stuff for lunch. When I got to the first store, the ATM machine wouldn’t accept my HSBC card (would you believe … Continue reading

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A Scholar to be understood

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful My train of  thoughts seem to be following a line on scholars, as seen from the last few posts on this blog. But, more specifically, I’ve been thinking more and more … Continue reading

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Before it’s too late…

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Yesterday, I re-activated my Facebook account, which I had closed a year ago. My reaction was interesting; I felt overwhelmed by the amount of information and activity happening all around me. … Continue reading

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Proactive Intention

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. I’ve been thinking a lot about my journey seeking Islam (submission to the Will of Allah) which took root in 2003. Up till then, I was a muslim in name only … Continue reading

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Tales of the Heart

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim Please read related post: Having turned 34 years old recently, I’ve noticed subtle changes in how I view myself and the world around me. I’ve led a full life so far and have a treasure trove of … Continue reading

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