Category Archives: Life

“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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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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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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Love is…

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim Being incessantly bombarded by advertisements and messages promoting Valentine’s Day (Oof! I hate misplaced capitalism!), unfortunately my world view is very much influenced by it and my thoughts are on Love right now and this is just … Continue reading

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Introduction to the LifeParenting Series

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim The idea to work on a series of articles on parenting had been percolating in my mind since early this year. The boys and I were putting together our annual Inspiration Board when the desire to organise … Continue reading

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