Narrated Ibn `Abbas: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: "There are two blessings that many people are deceived into losing: health and free time." We all have dreams and aspirations. But how often do we let go of the fear and pursue those dreams and aspirations? How often do we make excuses (some legitimate, and others not… Continue reading Jump!
Peace and Blessings, I know, it has been a while. I'm working on making a conscious effort to post at least once a week. Consider this my first post under that new contract. Life has been something else these past 6 months, hasn't it? Who would've imagined the world as we knew it would change… Continue reading Healing After the Storm
It is day 1,879,067, of quarantine. No, that's a joke. Actually, I haven't been keeping track of the days because it's really not that important to me. I don't being at home as I understand that my existence and destiny goes beyond this material world. Therefore, this quarantine/lock down (whatever it's called now) is an… Continue reading Has the World Gone Mad?
Find your purpose! Your purpose is to find purpose. Make your passion your purpose. Many of us have either heard or said some variation of the above phrases at one point in our lives. When put in perspective, these phrases are not only ambiguous, they are meaningless. They are phrase we say for encouragement. It's… Continue reading The Realities of Life (Part 2)
DISCLAIMER: The following excerpt is from my incomplete collection of stories (working title), "From Darkness to Light: A Journey." This particular excerpt is from a story titled, "The Gateway." I will post more of this and other stories at a future date, God willing. Please let me know what you think by providing feedback in… Continue reading The Gateway
"Life is short." We have all heard, or said this phrase at some point. But, do we really internalize it? Do we really understand that life is short? Do we understand that we could be talking to a loved one, and the next day they are gone? Or that we could be gone? We always… Continue reading The Realities of Life (Part 1)
The Eye of the Beholder?
The words... I wish I had them. I thought I had them. Sink, swim. Innocence. The Uninitiated. Thrust into reality. You tried. Ms./miss Directed Efforts. The words... I wish I had them. I thought I had them. My responsibility? wasn't guide you and guide me. Insecurity Co-dependency I long for What could have been Never… Continue reading Words
Time. Slipped through my fingers like water. The memory of you, So close. Yet, distant. You were here, and gone. In the same instant. You taught me: the difference. Between right and wrong. How to rise, laugh. Let go of the past. A piece of me, Went with you. But, The pieces you left behind… Continue reading Untitled
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton A wise man once said, "If you don't use it, you'll lose it." I've started this blog to prevent myself from losing it. This blog is about a journey. A journey that is over, a journey in progress, and a journey yet… Continue reading The Journey Begins