Open the mind, See beyond the color. For all human come from dust, Regardless of their color. All education is simply waste, Of time, money and paper. If it couldn't teach a person, To even see beyond the color. - Umm Ruqaiya -
I have so much to say but no words stay with me. They come at the most demanding hours, between feeding kids or cleaning kitchen. By the time I reach to a pen they fly away like butterflies... In the midst of being a mom and wife, I am trying not to loose me. A… Continue reading Blogging Mom Struggle
This is a reply to the poem of a fellow Muslimah blogger. -------------- You ask the questions on behalf of all, I will try to answer some or all. Life is bound to be hard, For the road to Jannah is not of pearls. As for people, they have forgotten their source, Dirt is what… Continue reading Answers to all the “Why?”
God gave me voice, They taught me words. Many had opinions, They told mine mattered. He encouraged discussions, She took suggestions. Both in their own ways, Taught me my voice matters. ---- Umm Ruqaiya ---- It is due to the upbringing of my parents that today I am able to confidently share my opinions with… Continue reading Our Voice Matters
The art of appreciation is an art that is lost, Seekers are so many that the givers are lost. Everyone believes he deserves it the most, Whereas giving is what we need the most. -- Umm Ruqaiya --
Ain't no mattress like Ummi, It's on her that I get the best sleep. Her smell gives me assurance of security, As for her warmth, it lets not cold reach me. For me, world's best lullaby is Ummi's heart beat. The best of it all is when I wake up, She is the first one… Continue reading Ummi’s Heartbeat
Prostration to God brings to the soul The peace that is unknown to all. In the lap of the Lord I decide to let it go all. The soul dances like a crazy lover among all. As though, it is the only blessed one among all. He chooses and loves us all. Yet, makes us… Continue reading He is the One that matters!