Signs from God: Rain and Sun

The norm is for dark clouds to be accompanied by rain. Today, I woke up to a peculiar happening. It was a really sunny day, yet it was also raining at the same time. Two extreme opposites occured at once. I take this as a sign from the man above, that different things can happen…

Just a test, nothing more, nothing less.

“O Muslim women, do not belittle the gift of any woman in your neighbourhood, even if it happens to be a goat’s hoof.” HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI AND MUSLIM ON THE AUTHORITY OF ABU HURAYRAH If you can’t beat them, join them. Familiar? Sure. Well, I don’t stoop so low. Under certain circumstances, I’d rather just…

Human beings are never thankful

Human beings are never thankful. Well, maybe sometimes. How many times do you thank God that you’re still alive and well? That you’re still walking and running? That you’re still talking and laughing? That you’re still chewing and swallowing? That you’re still breathing and sneezing? Honestly, I don’t remember to thank the Almighty myself. I…

Islamic-Related Books

I came across this book, The Unfinished Battle: Islam And The Jews, by Mark A. Gabriel. He has a phD and the former professor of Islamic history at Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. He was born into a Muslim family and memorised the holy Qur’aan by the age of 12. I’m going to sidetrack a little…

Hawa dijadikan daripada…

“Hawa dijadikan daripada tulang rusuk Adam bukan daripada kepala untuk menjadi atasnya, bukan dari kaki untuk menjadi alasnya, melainkan daripada sisinya untuk dijadikan teman hidupnya, dekat dengan lengannya untuk dilindungi dan dekat dengan hatinya untuk dicintai.”