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Unedited Reflection: Love

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I want you to take a moment and bring to mind the most cherished person or people in your life. Be it a parent, a sibling, a cousin, your spouse or even your best friend. Make a dua for their utmost happiness, for them to be close to Allah always. Make a dua for Allah to remove their secret pains and sorrows that we are oblivious to. This transitory life is intermingled with unimaginable heartache. Amidst it, all are those souls that make it worth it, those souls that are Allah’s gift to you. With every second elapsed, people are
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Nasihah: Sincere Advice

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In the placidity of the night, enveloped in the manifest darkness of midnight. Amidst crickets speaking and the gentle snores of sleepers, the sincere Believer stands, heart in hand, blinded by tears, conversing with their Lord. "Ya Rabb, Ya Mujib, O my Lord, the One who responds, I call upon You and only You. Ya Mujib, please make it easy for me to wear the hijab, so that I may attain your pleasure and gain nearness to You, give me the strength to adorn the hijab, to remain consistent, and to honor it. And forgive me when I transgress, Ya Rabb
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Oh travelers​ of this world

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The fragility of this life is unquestionably an unnerving thought, at any given moment, any one of us will be face to face with angel Azrael. Just like that, the perfect house, you worked so endlessly to achieve, your beloved wife and sweet children, are an illusion, and you are alone answering to the Lord of the Universe. Yet it is also this very fact that makes life so profoundly precious. Every moment, every person, every encounter, is suddenly so much more, everything is filled, with spirit and pure love. I am deeply grateful for every second, every day, every
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Faith

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This morning, you got an email alerting you, Netflix had uploaded a new season of your favorite show, last night was laborious, your fingers sore from composing that ten page paper for class. And so these thoughts begin to invade your mind, perhaps today I can forsake my sunnah rakats, my eyes are heavy and all I really want is to "relax." Other days, you might be afflicted with an incomprehensible heartbreak, rendering your obligatory salah a dreadful chore. These are sentiments, I'm sure, everyone, at one point or another, can relate too. There is often this false perception that
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Anger 

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“So whatever you have been given is but (a passing) enjoyment for this worldly life, but that which is with God (Paradise) is better and more lasting for those who believe and put their trust in their Lord. And those who avoid the greater sins, and illegal sexual intercourse, and when they are angry, they forgive.” (Quran 42:36 & 37) The childhood I recall is one, with an abundance of laughter, love, toys every other week, all in all, AllhumdulilAllah. I did not suffer any traumatic event, I lived (and still do), comfortably, in a safe neighborhood. But like most
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AllhumdulilAllah

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I marvel at this universe and the beauty which can be found in everything. This universe as temporary as it as, as heartbreaking and unsettling as it can get, among the blood and tears, there's delicacy and beauty. Perfection and absolute, everlasting happiness is not meant for this life, its beyond the scope of mere human capability. This might sound discouraging, whats the point you might wonder. What is the point, when no matter what, we will face hardships, we will lose loved ones, our eyes will remain moist from grief? The point is to endure, to strive, to have
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LETS TALK LIFE

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The air is frigid, your breath visible, children await the first snowstorm of 2016, and we are nearly half away through with the first month of the year. I simply had a sudden appetite to write,  so here I am, sitting alone, dazed,and happier than ever. My mind in a frenzy. But enough with the overly embellished talk, to captivate you guys, let's get right into it, let's talk life. For those of you stressing out over school, work, struggling emotionally, going through a storm of issues, I want to tell you, don't lose heart, it's all a part of
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The future

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Assalamualikum darlings So lately I've been stuck on what my next post should be. I have several topics in mind but I was so overwhelmed I wasn't quite sure where exactly to begin. But I recently had numerous conversations about something that I felt would make an interesting read. The future... Did you feel a chill? Debating on whether or not you should continue reading? It's a frightening thing to discuss I know but nonetheless, it's inevitable. Why does it distress us much? You see no matter how much we plan and equip ourselves for the times to come, it's
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