Life is exactly what you make out of.

Do not dislike things too much, or even love it too much. Protect your heart from such strong feelings..

Learning and self-taught is the best thing that ever happened to humans. And there’s a beauty in that. Such as, being able to accept things as it is or having to change it for the better.

Be your own THINKER. I feel like we live in a society where having to think outside the box means one must agree with the next person. If by struggling with self-confidence. Find a way to change that; practice makes it perfect. Be true to yourself though.

Let things be for the way it is. Spend your time with people who are worthy of appreciating you. Again as humans we make mistakes. Such as, trusting too much, getting betrayed, and being belittled. Never do too much or too less. Stay balanced.

Remember “after a storm there is a rainbow.”




Lesson from Surah Yusuf

No one can understand your pain and no one can also take it away, but your Creator.

You can cry to a friend for hours, but wallah the only thing they can say  to you in the end is they are sorry.

When a person is suffering, but they seem to take it just fine, we wonder about what they do.

  • There is a big difference between complaining to your Creator and complaining about your Creator.

For example, when we question and complain about Allah with our problems, that will do no good, but harm our hearts. However, when we complain to Him and prostrate and show him that we are grateful and asking Him to make it easy for  us will heal our hearts.

Growing up, I used to listen to my aunt  recite Surah Yusuf for me and it’s transition. As a child it taught me to always be generous and be nice to people even when you know they are wrong. As an adult it taught me something that will forever be with me.

Few years back, I remember I used to do this “don’t keep everything to yourself. That it is okay to let it all out.” Now I know  that as long as I complain to my Creator that is all I ever needed.

For instance, in Surah Yusuf, when Yacub (Jacob) A.S said, “I only complain to Allah.”

The ayah below is my way of coping now. With everything that’s going on with me, it means that Allah can only take care of me.

(Surah Yusuf) Ayah: 86 [Quran 12:86]
قَالَ إِنَّمَا أَشْكُو بَثِّي وَحُزْنِي إِلَى اللَّهِ وَأَعْلَمُ مِنَ اللَّهِ مَا لَا تَعْلَمُونَ

He said, “I only complain of my suffering and my grief to Allah, and I know from Allah that which you do not know.


When your legs are weak and your heart is broken make sure it takes you to prayer that will cure your heart.



Don’t FORGET..

Be proud that you learned the true face of those that purposely disappointed and mistreated you over and over again. Don’t treat them any different because they can’t simply treat you they way you want to be treated.

Be there for them anyways. And know your stand.

Don’t question if something wrong with you. When in reality they are the ones doing you wrong. Apologize if you are doing others wrong. This is not a one way thing. You may be innocent in some cases, but don’t forget that you are human.

If having to cut off toxic people out of your life, then do it so.

When you were pushed to this world not knowing what it is all about, only in the end to learn the purpose of life itself. Don’t let your personality be changed by the way climate changes.

In reality, life is all about what you make out of.

You are not living if you not learning.

Sometimes you need you to live, to do better and also help others to do better.

The biggest mistake you can make seeing things exactly how others want you to see.




Bismillah (In the name of Allah).

Allah blessed us with the ability to think, to respond and to see. To put the brain to use. No one can develop without a brain. The brain and the heart are connected.

Yes, things are hard now, you feel like you can’t have it your way. What about those that wish to have your life for the way it is? Like how you complain about your life. They see nothing, but perfection.

Be grateful, and Allah will increase it for you. You’re wishing that you’d have the new car, the new bling and the new iPhone. As if that will be something you’ll take with you; when your time comes. You’re worrying so much about how the new iPhone is water resistant, but can you imagine you being blind. Waking up day in and out with no eye sight. Will you then be more grateful If you’re not grateful now?

It’s okay to cry and to break, but what’s so important is what you do with yourself afterwards.

Let’s be realistic about death for a minute. I used to be worried about what will happen to my father after his  procedures, everyone thought his time was near.

Only Allah knows when our time will come. Nevertheless, his close friend passed away (may Allah have mercy on his soul), he was one of the people telling my father about his terminal illness. After his death, I came to realization that death does not discriminate against age, race, illness, status, and etc…

I knew that my whole life, but when it’s someone you’re close to, you take it other-wards.

To sum up, having gratitude is part of being patient. When something is taken away from you, such as materialistic things, it means it was never yours.

When you can’t marry the person you think is perfect for you. When things are tight on your end, when you’re going through grieve. It’s okay to cry out loud, but don’t let these changes change your Iimaam (faith).

Make sure it doesn’t change your heart.

And also when you don’t get the other things you’ve been praying about. Make sure to ask yourself why you’re blessed with shelter, food, and people who care for you.

The mirror shows you exactly what you want to see. How you look at things is very important. 

Rahma means (Mercy)

I look I see.

I’m half asleep.I know with everything that is happening is out of my control. For a minute I wish it to be a dream. Trying to ignore reality.

It is the last ten blessing days of Ramadan. I wanted to put my all and also the first night of Tahajuud. As I sip my cold cup of coffee, while trying so hard to sound exactly like my favorite Sheikh. I start reciting Surah Al-Baqra. I have my outfit ready. I have about 45 minutes to get ready.

I told momma to get some rest as she write down her Eid gifts to those in need. She said “who knows tonight could be Laylatul Qadr (Night of power/ Night of measure). We need to seek Allah’s forgiveness at all times, but these last tens are very special.”

I have a heaviness in my heart with fear and excitement.

Nevertheless, we ask people to make dua for us, but what’s more beautiful than crying to Allah Azawajal with our weak hearts? We expect others to feel sorry for us.

There is nothing wrong with having people around, but there is something wrong with that, when we put our hearts in their hands.

There is purpose to life.

As you can see, this whole topic is about Rahma (mercy). One of the most 99 beautiful names of Allah is Ar-Rahman it means The Most Merciful. So when Allah Azawajal give a test. He also automatically give the answers to our test. It is okay to complain, but complaining to others is not good for your heart. Complaining to Allah is the most beautiful thing you can do.

To close with, in these blessed nights that Allah grant us with, we must do our best to work on doing more duas (supplications). No matter how sick, tired, and hungry we are, in the end Allah does not burden a soul beyond that it can bear. So take advantage of this blessing month. And we must treat this month as if it is our last.

Give a smile to those without a smile.