Category Archives: Quotables

I’ve moved back home…

I got tired of being alone, even though I had my sister visiting, but it still wasn’t the same.  So now I’m back “home” with my sister on her lovely, funky, blog, the place where my blogging venture was born. … Continue reading

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The Battle of Forgiveness

To err is human, to forgive divine. Allah loves forgiveness. If you want Allah to show you mercy, show mercy to others. These are all common sayings regarding the art and battle of forgiveness, and I am certain there must … Continue reading

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Tahullum vs. Hilm

“To bear something displeasing with displeasure is called Tahallum (pretending to be tolerant). And to bear displeasure with pleasure is true Hilm (tolerance).” [Hadhrat Maseehullah Khan Sahab (Rahimahullah)] Undeniably, one of the hardest things to do is display patience and … Continue reading

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Wonderful Winter

It’s been the coldest winter since a few years I think, and I’m really loving it.  Having a few days of down pour of rain was sooo pleasant.  And not to mention I get to wear my pretty sweaters daily. … Continue reading

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Pleasure…or not. *sniff*

Me: Well, I shall be off now, was a pleasure. Her: Ok. It was my distinct honor and pleasure as well to do…um…whatever it is that just happened here. And I thought my presence meant something to people. Guess not! … Continue reading

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Manners, people, manners!

The Prophet (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said: “The most beloved of Allah’s servants to Allah are those with the best manners.” [Hadeeth – At-Tabaraanee] It’s sad how we’ve become desensitized to bad manners and how easily we are rude to people.  … Continue reading

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Media bias

I just came across an interesting, albeit unsurprising, article on press bias during our crazy election cycle. It’s by Mark Halperin, of Time Magazine, and the basic premise is alluded to in the title: ‘extreme pro-Obama’ press bias. Read it … Continue reading

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Look for two things…

“If you see a person walking on the water or flying in the air, don’t believe in him until you have seen two things: how he prays, and if he’s upon the sunnah.” [Imam Shafi’ee (Rahimahullah)]

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Domain

Bro: What’s the domain?  Do you know? Me: Umm…no. 😕 Bro: How about range? Me: I duno… go to Google and type in domain and math? Bro: Yeah…I’ve done this before…I know the answer, I just don’t know what the … Continue reading

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Paint the…birdy?

Me: We should get a bird. 🙂 *2 seconds later* Nah, it’d be caged, nevermind… Bro: Yeah…it’s caged, makes a lot of noise, you havta clean it…just sit outside and look at them, it’s easier! Me: But…I want a yellow … Continue reading

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