Tears of a Hero

  The best way out is always through. Robert Frost A boy always grows up believing that his father is nothing short of Superman. That’s how I always saw my dad. That’s how I still see him. As I’ve grown older, though, the reasons why he remains my hero have changed. As a kid, I […]

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The Fear

On the Day the sky is like molten brass and the mountains like tufts of colored wool. No good friend will ask about his friend even though they can see each other. An evildoer will wish he could ransom himself from the punishment of that Day, by means of his sons, or his wife or […]

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I thought I would share this narrative I wrote today for my Communications class. The assignment is to write a little bit about a specific incident in my childhood.  I wasn’t a good bike rider. It took me the longest time to even think about trying to ride without my training wheels. While the rest […]

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Taqwa of Icarus

And whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger and fears Allah and is conscious of Him – it is those who are the attainers. Surat An-Nur [24:52] I am going to commit a sin. I’m planning on it. I can see very clearly in my mind when its going to happen, with whom its going to […]

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