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Wake Up!

by a dear sister Bismillah Al Rahman, Al Raheem: “Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar” you hear the athaan go on. But you still decide to procrastinate, even when your family yells, “Come on!” You think, “I still have time, before I really have to pray, ‘Asr is still hours away.” Your head is saying “Go” but [...]

Mum and Dad

Jazakallah for the Islamic upbringing Teaching me to refrain from sinning Showing me right from wrong Tarbiyyah provided all along Saving me from doing misdeeds Guiding me to increase good deeds Instilling in me the desire to seek Allahs pleasure Mum and Dad, what you did for me I cannot measure. Oh, Allah, Look after [...]


I look around me It is not pleasing to see Brother and sisters casually freemixing Without a care for their sinning Lowly nafs they are obeying Not thinking about their inevitable ending Please step back and spare a thought About the day when the Almighty will ask what have you brought? Oh my fellow Muslim [...]

Try Your Best

When you know you are trying your best, When to please your Maker you never rest. Then excuse those who do not see the light, In what you stand for and constantly fight. Those who unjustly try to serve a punch, The Almighty Alone protects from that bunch. Those who say a lot but know [...]

Valentines day

This is an old poem I wrote back in 2008 and I thought I would repost it here for the benefit of readers. by Ahmed Valentines day is here its the same each year we are hit in the pocket people dash last minute to the supermarket to buy their loved one a gift so [...]

What will you do?

What will you do if Izraael calls for you And comes to take away your soul? All those broken promises to be a better Muslim Each day you stayed the same Whiling away your days of youth Sending to the back of your mind the truth Putting off the order to pray Instead your console [...]

Ahad Ahad!

Why shed these tears of sorrow? Why shed these tears of grief? Ya nafsy how soon you forget, After trials come sweet relief Why turn you from Ar-Rahman? Why yearn for a listening friend? Ya nafsy, do you not remember, On ALLAH, you must depend? Read you not those stories, of the trials in days [...]