There are soooooo many awesome Korean dramas out there, amazing stories, beautiful cinematography, picturesque backgrounds, beautiful interiors and wonderful casts. I tell you, if the story doesn’t hook you then just the pretty backgrounds would keep your eyes glued to the screen. Also, I have binged many other dramas before, but I specifically mentioned these because I could watch these a second and a third … Continue reading 5 KOREAN DRAMAS TO BINGE WATCH ON NETFLIX
The book, although a highly informative read, I found it to be focusing mainly on a group of individuals in the highly developed world. As a person who is born and raised in Africa, I would say that our lessons for the 21st century, would be slightly different. I found myself not being able to relate to a lot of things that were mentioned in … Continue reading 21 Lessons For The 21st Century : Book Thoughts
It might be too late to wish everyone a happy Ramadhan, but better late than never, right? So, Happy Ramadhan everybody!
I wrote a little reflection poem about death, because I realized how this is a scary topic for many people. The minute you mention death, in any way, then there is a certain look on people’s face, like a taboo Continue reading “Death: How do you reflect?”
I got attached to Santiago.
From the boy he was, to the man he became. I was part of it all, every step of his journey. You can sense the maturity changes in the protagonist as the book progresses. As a reader, I felt a part of every process.
Through magic interpretations and insightful metaphors, there are bits of life lessons and knowledge of phases that one has to go through in order to become who they believe they are, and part of these are probably taken out of Paulo Coelho’s life himself.
Santiago can be anybody, Continue reading “The Alchemist – Book thoughts”
Alhamdulillah. Ramadhan is here again. It’s time to take our brains out of our stomachs and plant it in our hearts. Time to reflect. Many of the times in Ramadan, I am at work on usual hours and thus, apart from listening to the Quran, I like reading self-reflection books on faith and Islam. I am challenging myself (and anyone who would like to join … Continue reading Ramadhan Book Challenge
This is not an inspiration post, or a post about what you should do to get out of the feeling of being lost.
This is a post from a human to another human, extending a hand and letting you know that you are not alone. If you’re feeling lost. Continue reading “Feeling Lost..”
It’s funny, that most of us want to travel around the globe but we haven’t even got the chance to explore our own lands/countries or even come to realise what our own can offer. Continue reading Touring Tanzania:
You make a difference,
Just by being.
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “The Lord descends every night to the lowest heaven when one-third of the night remains and says: ‘Who will call upon me, that I may answer Him? Who will ask of me, that I may give him? Who will seek my forgiveness that I may forgive him?’” [Bukhari, Muslim] Mind-blowing. Continue reading “TAHAJJUD (تهجد)”
“Do men think that they will be left alone on saying, ‘We believe’, and that they will not be put to the test? And certainly We tested those before them, so that God will differentiate those who are true from those who are false.” (Quran 29:2-3)
For today, you shall write from your heart,