Archive for December 2009

Video of the Week – No Way Through

Video of the Week - No Way Through

Assalaamu – Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
This week, we have a hard hitting, and thought provoking video relating to the illegal blockade that Israel has put up in Palestine.
And it shows an incident which has happened hundreds of times already in the West Bank – a humanitarian issue which makes us realise how lucky [...]

To Your Heart’s Content

To Your Heart's Content

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Contentment.  Happiness.  Success.
It seems that the three words I have mentioned above are interchangeable in what they describe and in what they define.
You could say that if one is successful, then that success will lead to happiness which in turn will lead to contentment in life.  However, if that is [...]

My Amazing Journey – Hajj 2009 – Part 2

My Amazing Journey - Hajj 2009 - Part 2

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Continuing now with the second part of my Hajj 2009 recap and also the long-awaited photos that have now been uploaded.
Day 1
So off we went after Fajr Salaah on the first day of Hajj.  Before Fajr, we got up early and made the necessary arrangements to get into the state [...]

My Amazing Journey – Hajj 2009 – Part 1

My Amazing Journey - Hajj 2009 - Part 1

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well what can I say? When people say that Hajj is the journey of a lifetime they’re certainly not exaggerating.  Subhanallah (Allah is Pure) it was an amazing experience and one which I will never forget insha-Allah (God willing).
What I aim to do is to give you my full report [...]