A Chapter A day: 21

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Al-Anbiya- The prophets.
Surah number 21, revealed in Makkah, verses 112.

This chapter gets its name form the numerous mentions of Gods prophets in its verses. sixteen of Allah’s Prophets have been mentioned either by name and or by certain main points of their qualities. It speaks of the Day of Judgement, fates of the disbelievers and the believers, and the mercy of God.

Summarizing the entire chapter would be

Men v/s relationships


Today I want to address an issue that has brought worry upon my future, why men rush relationships. Why is it that they are in a hurry for relationships as long as it’s a girl without taking into account the girl’s background, religion, lifestyle, ethnicity, job…etc? As a woman, I can tell you that almost every girl/woman out there understands that her love, support system and lifestyle has to change depending on her husband’s lifestyle, job, and family traditions.

Marrying a diplomat for example, a girl knows to change how she converses in public, she knows most of the time he will be buried in work, his availability won’t be frequent at home, she knows rumors will be spread and so on. Then why don’t men understand marrying a working girl is also different? That marrying an accountant is not the same as an engineer, or a staying at home girl? How do men expect a full time housewife to act like those perfect housewives in advertisement, all smiles, prepares food, cleans, and always dressed up without wiping off the smile? Are we ornaments? A rare flower to be a decoration in someone’s house, well even a flower dies if you forget to cherish it.

Back to working wives, men need to take into consideration that work is still work, I will have late nights as you, I will have bad days as you, and I don’t want to mess up my presentation too! So when you expect us to be understanding of your situation, we do too. We want someone who knows how to love different. Am not saying the amount or quality of love should vary, just let it be different, the jokes, gestures, compliments. You shouldn’t expect your same way of loving to work on a photographer, a doctor, or a housewife.

This goes to both parties involved, equal understanding , commitment, patience, support, care….and the list goes on.

A Chapter A Day: 1

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In the name of God, the infinitely Compassionate and Merciful.
Praise be to God, Lord of all the worlds.
The Compassionate, the Merciful. Ruler on the Day of Reckoning.
You alone do we worship, and You alone do we ask for help.
Guide us on the straight path,
the path of those who have received your grace;
not the path of those who have brought down wrath, nor of those who wander astray.

The one Surah that all Muslims know by heart



أَُكِئَلو ُ م هاَوْأَم ُ راَّنلا اَِبِ او ناَك َُنو بِسْكَي

“(as for) those, their abode is the fire because of what they earned”

Fajr prayer does not matter now; it will matter tomorrow. Right now, you are extremely tired and you can’t even stand, let alone

Candy Wrappers


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That time, Majid and I used to lie on the floor with the worn out mattress that we bought from one of his friends who had left the country. We would wake up in the morning our backs aching in our little tiny room that had the kitchen counter an arm away from where we slept. We would constantly complain about the farting smells that seemed endless in our tiny little house. I never realized it at that time, but we were making our own little beautiful memories.

We had no TV, laptop or smartphones. We couldn’t afford it. I used to write him letters and ask one of the boys we know in the compound to rush the letter