Gratitude, Love

Where’re your shoes?

By Binte Iftikhar on February 21, 2016 6 Comments • Tags: #helpingothers #inspiration #issuesofmuslimyouth #learning #realization #satisfaction #values #youth

  I am not good at story-telling, but there’s a story I want to tell. It’s related to a person, or rather the act of that person, which I was profoundly inspired by. You may have come across this story too, it soon became viral in a war-torn world that is thirsty for kindness, for any news of generosity, for selfless love. Yes, … Continue Reading

Gratitude, Inspirational quotes, Knowledge, Uncategorized

Whirlwind of Life

By Binte Iftikhar on November 23, 2015 1 Comment • Tags: #balance #changes #deendunyabalance #fears #life #spirituality #stability #youth

It is human nature to look for stability in life.  We want stable respectable grades, a stable reliable job, a stable upper-class house and a stable branded car. We also want stable youthful looks. And what about stable relationships? Yes please. It’s funny though that we look for stability living on a planet that is literally hanging in mid-vacuum; holding … Continue Reading

Gratitude, Uncategorized

When Life Truly Begins

By ZAO on November 5, 2015 1 Comment • Tags: #beinggreatful #earthquake2015 #medicalstudent #realization #recitingthekalimah #youth

This is the third day. Third day since the fateful earthquake. I don’t know for how long it lasted. I don’t know how many casualties it caused. I don’t care about how much it was on the rector scale or what caused it. I only know that it shook me to the core. I only know … Continue Reading

advice, Gratitude, Love for Allah

An Open Letter to the Broken Hearted

By ZAO on November 5, 2015 9 Comments • Tags: #allahsplan #beinggreatful #experiencepain #issues #issuesofmuslimyouth #realization #trust #youth

We all have our own paths to tread – our own mistakes to make – our own lessons to learn. This is your path, no one else’s. These are your lessons, no one else’s. So learn them by heart. Do you remember how it had all begun? This world did not leave you; it was … Continue Reading