It Ain’t Over Till You Win!

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Today, I learned something profound about bad days. Turns out, “I didn’t have a bad day. I had a character developing day.” (Les Brown) The sun always rises again for a new day. No matter how dark it gets, you know, without the shadow of a conceivable doubt,Continue reading “It Ain’t Over Till You Win!”

How to Overcome Gravity

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Resistance is a very strong force. Resistance is what stops you from waking up early in the morning. Resistance is what sticks you to your chair when you know you should be working out. Resistance is what holds you back from speaking up for what’s right. Resistance isContinue reading “How to Overcome Gravity”

Remember When It Was Only Him

A Bedouin was asked how he came to know his Lord. He said: Droppings point to the existence of livestock, And footprints point to that of passers by, So constellations that fill the sky, and an earth filled with valleys, And oceans filled with waves, Does that not point to Al-Latīf, Al-Khabīr? Peace be uponContinue reading “Remember When It Was Only Him”

Who You Really Are

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! There is only one truth underlying the breathtaking diversity of all the worlds. That’s why it’s called the truth. You see, when the windows are thick with dust, the sun may appear blurry, barely visible. As the days pass on, you may even come to think it doesn’tContinue reading “Who You Really Are”

Add Value Always

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! This is a lesson I learned from John Maxwell. Whenever you are in a gathering, on the phone or with a loved one, ask yourself, “How can I add value to this conversation/moment/person?” Don’t just wait for the other person to finish talking. Remember, leaders speak last. TheyContinue reading “Add Value Always”

Hold Onto The Rope Of Endless Hope

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Have you ever had those days where you just want to stay under the covers forever? You feel like the whole world’s against you…and no one understands your struggle? Well, I just had one of those days. Curled up on the couch with my head in my hands,Continue reading “Hold Onto The Rope Of Endless Hope”

Welcome, Ramadan!

Peace be upon you, beautiful people of the world, and Ramadan Kareem! My absolute favorite time of the year has come to revive the hearts. This is the month in which God So Mercifully Guided me back to Him. It is the month in which the Quran was revealed to our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peaceContinue reading “Welcome, Ramadan!”

Mama’s Always Right…

وَوَصَّيْنَا الْإِنسَانَ بِوَالِدَيْهِ إِحْسَانًا ۖ حَمَلَتْهُ أُمُّهُ كُرْهًا وَوَضَعَتْهُ كُرْهًا ۖ – 46:15 “And We have enjoined upon man, to his parents, Ihsan (goodness and excellence). His mother carried him with hardship and gave birth to him with hardship…” [Qur’an 46:15] Peace be upon you, my beautiful human! Oh my gosh, I almost didn’t writeContinue reading “Mama’s Always Right…”

Miracle Mornings for Muslims: All-Access Pass to the 5am Success Club

May Peace follow you everywhere, you beautiful, limitless human being! It’s your fave stubborn girl Mishi at it again. I know you (and I, both) expected Mish’s Metamorphosis Part II, and I sincerely thought about it. Then, I decided to postpone it till next Tuesday. There is something more urgent! A handful of my friendsContinue reading “Miracle Mornings for Muslims: All-Access Pass to the 5am Success Club”