Finding Sakina (Tranquility) in Supplication

When du’as (supplications) are answered, life halts and feels almost fragile. The solace it brings is a gentle [Divine] nudge: that your endured pains have never existed. What an incomparable gift. *** Dear God, In times of distress, I’ve learned that stability is a blessing. That soundness of mind provides you with a complete consciousnessContinue reading “Finding Sakina (Tranquility) in Supplication”

Unspoken Words | Poem

I long for your presence. My feet guide me to you with ease, anxious and wanting. Your eyes are closed Breathing in and out, lips moving Whispering praises of God. I sit and watch I wish that you’d beckon me to sit beside you. My arms yearn to wrap themselves around your worn shoulders. FinallyContinue reading “Unspoken Words | Poem”

Light Is a Gift & a Mercy

At a point in my life where I was feeling extremely low, I would sometimes go to the nearby masjid just to feel some sort of peace. I would go alone and attempt to avoid any interactions. I would try my best to slow down the negative thoughts that ran through my head. Doing thisContinue reading “Light Is a Gift & a Mercy”

Fire with No End | Poem

Broken. There’s no other word to describe it. You were hesitant to claim that this was the truth at first, but it’s exactly how it looks. The words that kept tumbling out of her mouth were made of fire. It burned even before it touched you. You know you’ve made mistakes. Plenty. But was thereContinue reading “Fire with No End | Poem”

Heart of a Warrior | Poem

It doesn’t seem very real until seeing someone a person who I hold dearly to my heart a person who has fought my fights and patched up my four year old dresses and when life gets its way trying with all my might to attack the stings of built up emotion she holds me tight embracingContinue reading “Heart of a Warrior | Poem”