“Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”
“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”
Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, may Allah sanctify his soul.
Alhamdulillah, we have responded, in as many practical ways as we can, to the crises in Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Burma, Sri Lanka, Central African Republic, and other regions, with our prayers, protests, and charitable efforts. That ought to be the best we can do, right?
It might seem so, until we truly reflect upon Surah Nasr (The Chapter on [...]
I see humans but no humanity
To our brothers and sisters in Palestine, Central African Republic, Congo, Kashmir, Xinjiang, Burma, and elsewhere, who are experiencing unspeakable atrocities of gross magnitude, our du’as are with you all each and every day for Allah’s continuous nusrah (assistance) to descend, in the way He Divinely [...]
Surely I can’t be the only one who sometimes loathes the illogical designs of some receipts/invoices. Granted, there are system limitations that force some companies to choose sub-optimal designs, but surely in this day and age, with technology invading every aspect of our lives, it can’t be that difficult to setup a simple invoic [...]
Right about now, the Web will be flooded with many articles extolling the virtues of preparing in advance for the blessed month of Ramadhaan. Yes, this is yet another one of those articles, but I’ve tried to give it a more spiritual focus.
You see, I recently came across an article written by my friend Abdullah Osman, and I found it to [...]
We sometimes confine ourselves to a narrow definition of architectural magnificence that is framed within the context of modern examples architecture and technology. This is not entirely wrong, but it is severely limited in its scope to truly capture the beauty of an architectural endeavour born out of painstaking efforts to carefully balance [...]
I recently attended a gathering at the Islamic Society of Algester to commemorate the Isra wal Mi’raj, or Night Journey and Ascension of The Cream of Creation, Prophet Muhammad, in whom abundant peace and salutations of Allah abide. I’ve provided an infographic that summarises the main aspects of this miraculous journey:
A summary [...]
Yep, the title is deliberate. By now, news of the Internet Heartbleed bug is spreading all over the globe, and for good reason. In this inaugural edition of MeemTips, I’ll succinctly explain what it is, how it may affect you, and what to do about it.
Here’s an infographic that helps tie together the main concepts:
What is SSL?
Recently, our company laid off a quarter of their employees. For some, perhaps they had already seen the writing on the wall and knew that it was just a matter of time. After all, we’re nearing the completion of a large gas project and the nature of such capital projects is that when you reach this stage, the company needs to transform [...]
Join Queensland Muslims in raising funds for the Leukaemia Foundation!
OUR GOAL: $10,000
DONATE AT ANY TIME AT http://tiny.cc/qldmuslims
The Muslim community of Queensland is proud to be participating in the World’s Greatest Shave for 2014, and I’m part of the team.
According to the Leukaemia Foundation, more than 3200 people are [...]