Quote of the Day

Today's the first Friday without Seto (my grandma) and this quote reminded me of how she ended her sentences with a kind word or a prayer. That's what I'll carry with me. Always speak a good word, those can last longer than a lifetime. Happy Friday, peeps.

"Prayer in congregation is twenty seven times better than prayer prayed individually." -Prophet Mohamed (PBUH), [Bukhari, Muslim] Source: Friday Nasiha, Issue 841

My Public Letter to Hamada Helal

Dear Hamada Helal, Please put down the microphone, turn around and walk away from the music industry forever. This catastrophic song of yours (from an even catastrophic movie, Mr. and Mrs. Awees) has now put you in the I'm-not-a-descent-musician category alongside Tamer Hosny and the 4cats. It's because of stupid, uncreative, unimaginative Arab artists such as yourself,…

Ramadan Verse & Quote (Day 25)

The last ten days of Ramadan has come upon us! Everyone's busy planning for the festivities of Eid. I do hope that people do not forget to take with them the things they've learned and experienced this Ramadan. I know I won't... and with that I share with you a personally relevant verse and quote... Verse: “Then which of…

Ramadan Verse & Quote (Day 15)

I was recently having some interesting conversations with friends of mine about the various things that have been bothering us. It got me thinking about forgiveness. Verse: “Whether you publicize a good deed or hide it or pardon a (personal) offense (done against you), know that God has the power to pardon (all sins).”  -Quran…