mercy Tag Archive

Her Name Meant Mercy

Poem by
Dec 14, 2017 · 3 min read

When I first saw her, I couldn’t yet perceive That this veiled figure would be the friend of my dreams Whose existence was hidden from me...

Delving Through Layers of Sabr

Shaziya Barkat
Essay by
Oct 3, 2016 · 6 min read

It’s all a vivid memory. I remember those sunny afternoons filled with young, bright laughter and the arms that raised me and my cousins...

The Blessing of Pain

Essay by
Sep 18, 2013 · 7 min read

Of the symptoms associated with heartache is a frantic change in emotion. I am half way through the pangs of sorrow when I stop to breathe....

Holidays or Holy Days?

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Jul 11, 2013 · 5 min read

I once read someone’s musings on happiness, and it gave me a much more active perspective on the emotion. The writer mentioned that he...

Mirror of A Believer

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Feb 14, 2013 · 2 min read

Mirror, mirror on the wall, Reflecting the past, the treacherous falls, My soul’s weaknesses pierce your glare, And reflect again on my...

A Soul’s Showpiece

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Feb 11, 2013 · 5 min read

It stood gracefully on a shelf of an antique wooden cabinet – a showpiece in the shape of a heart bordered with Swarovski diamonds. Its...

Basket of Moonlight

Story by
Feb 22, 2012 · 7 min read

I was no longer sure about the time of day. Not a ray of sunlight was apparent to signify the morning, nor was there a sliver of moonlight...

Colors of the Wind

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Jan 21, 2012 · 3 min read

Become one with the earth. Lay upon the dirt from which you came. Sinking, melting, Streaming down the crevices Cracks, slipping further....

A Letter To The Heart

Memoir by
Oct 5, 2011 · 3 min read

Dear Heart, I write this to you as a reminder. Eighteen years and still together, you are surely one of my closest companions. I’ve heard...

How To Perform Repentance (Part 2)

Essay by
Aug 20, 2009 · 10 min read

What are the 5 crucial steps to perform a complete repentance? Learn more about the intentions and actions required for tawbah....