This entry right here made me really, insanely happy tonight. Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over. –F. Scott Fitzgerald I took this picture earlier this year in a little coffee shop in Maryland. I feel it’s rather fitting for the new year. 2010. I can’t […]
I was reading an article about the Gaza Freedom March, which everyone should know about, and I stumbled across this quote on the right hand side of the photo. So that’s where it came from. I prefer the version I’ve been hearing lately: The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. […]
Another year, done and almost, almost gone. So much has changed…and so much remains the same. More when I can keep my eyes open…
I just realized yesterday that I can never leave anything to chance and hope it works out. I lead a review session last night thinking juuuust that. I focused way too much on the bells and whistles and not enough on the sheer content of what I was going to say. Sometimes pen and paper […]
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The Habits of My Hijabs @ MuslimahSource Just got back from my uncle’s house from two of my cousin’s saalgira. Everyone is just shooting up before my eyes like gangly, GuitarHero-playing weeds! The boys made a toasty fire, and we all roasted marshmallows (halaal!) and made s’mores by the lake while singing half-remembered campfire songs. […]
Salaams. I was reading through my notes from our Seerah class, and I came across the story of Umm Salamah (RA) and Uthman ibn Talha [Abu Talha] (RA). Umm Salamah (RA) had been separated from her husband and child during the time of the hijrah. Her husband had been forced to go to Medina without […]
Salaams, I am back from the beach, and I guess this is what I get for calling snowbirds lozers and touting 72 degree holiday weather because I. Am. So. Sick. Alhamdulillah. I got plenty of sins to burn off so I don’t mind. I’m just really really sad The Sister made cookies and didn’t leave […]
Ice skating for almost 3 hours last night…and now beaching again today. Overnight. Should be back Friday. Yay.
Just got out of the second Shepherd’s Path review session. I feel a burst of hope and inspiration and determination. Insha Allah I will ace this exam, by studying hard and methodically, and using every tool available, and making sincere supplication to Allah. There is a way to be good again.