Tag Archives: life

Woolwich: A developing Muslim Mind and the path to extremism

May 25, 2013

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I remember a scene often. I was 17, and about to enter a debate, ready to win, carrying a pile of books under my arm (many of which I had not read). Its a scene I continue to look back on when considering my own development into researching the religion I follow. At 17 the […]

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The Flower and the Bee

December 15, 2012

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The flower loved by the Bee its petals no longer dancing with colour I bring my body close to see so my eyes speak to my senses for they refuse to register the sight and this smell new to me opens up my thoughts this is not the flower in my painting? so how can […]

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A Boat Journey

October 16, 2012

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I was one day aboard a boat I set out to sea with my goal in sight The air was hazy as I saw men in view And when the coast to me was gone I felt it hit me in the night A cold breeze without warning Lay around me Like a mother who […]

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A brief analysis of social media platforms

October 14, 2012

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Its 8am and I am on my way to work let me take out my iPhone and tweet away, oh wait what shall I say today? Shall I greet all my followers, shall I post a famous yet powerful saying or complain about the delay on the jubilee line. Social Media today plays a massive […]

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Love and Relationships – The affect of ‘Hollywood Love’

October 7, 2012

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This blog is a transcript of Brother Hassanain Rajabalis lecture that was posted on the YouTube link here¬†which discusses the development of a typical individual who faces the pressures of the ‘Hollywood’ perception of love and the potential effect it could have on his life.¬† —- Imagine you meet a girl and say ‘Hi’ and […]

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A New Life

June 25, 2012

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From darkness into light where it will begin a new soul is born tonight between light and darkness where it shall end a new path is paved in sight the faces surround her, a symbol of life she cries for her mother, the sign of faith presented to her by his grace The smiles are […]

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Running Away

June 18, 2012

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The door is open, its path is wide its path is long, seemingly appealing he chooses it above all for little does he realise, this path is ever deceiving the path that produces anguish and pain from it nothing he will gain as he walks it his peers are left in confusion they desire a […]

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The Final Quake

April 13, 2012

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Burn I see the city burning smoke rises from the gloom and the screams aloud tearing apart the air one by one it falls buildings no longer there I rub my eyes aloft on the cliff and yes it is true fire engulfs the masses the suns light has been switched off light now comes […]

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White Clouds

March 21, 2012

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In the morning wind there lies a thought of the past it seeks to distract but through his stride in motion a knowing of a future who he seeks to shape anxious what lies behind the curtain of uncertainty he must fight his submissive self for all knowing clarity and appreciate that life is best […]

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Beyond times law: Little One

January 12, 2012

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Little one you are not born In fact your image is of mere imagination there will be many years before your creation if by Allah he allows me this honour let me picture you so strongly that I hold you close to my chest your soft skin brings warmth to my soul and as you […]

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