Packing things, Burning myself!

Alhamdulillah, we’ve found a house, and within the next three or four days, will have moved to Dubai. 🙂 I’m excited, I feel like a country mouse moving to the big city 😛  Also, I burned my right wrist, which makes typing quite a challenge.  So this is my update.  And I will be offline,…

Take two and call me in the morning

Prophet Muhammad, may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon Him, once said: “Faith wears out in the heart of anyone of you just as clothes wear out, so ask Allah to renew the faith in your heart.”  [Tabarani] I think in my case, my faith is a bit more like a pendulum.  It’s always there,…

No Mountain too Great, No Milestone too Small :)

For the first time in his life, just this evening, Khalid asked to be taken to the toilet. Alhamdulillah. 🙂 Today’s request of ‘a-wahn toy-lut’ is a huge step in getting Khalid completely out of diapers, InshaAllah. At the moment, he wears one to bed, or when we step out of the house as damage…

Islamic Gems: Manners have limits- Ibn Al Qayyim

Ibn al-Qayyim said: “…Manners have limits. When these limits are crossed, this is transgression. When they are fallen short of, this is deficiency and disgrace. Anger has a limit: and it is to be bold while being above having negative and deficient traits, and this is the perfect form of anger. If this limit is…

To two and four and many more, InshaAllah. :)

So March has come and gone, which is annually insignificant, except that both of my children were born in March. I haven’t celebrated birthdays for years, but when it comes to my kids, the dates are significant to me in ways that have nothing to do with candles and everything to do with crying. When…