patience Tag Archive

Where’s the Baby?

This piece has been co-authored by my wife, Safa Munim. The questions began just a few weeks into our marriage. Whenever I attended the...

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Delving Through Layers of Sabr

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...

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The Blessing of Pain

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....

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Flicker of Hope

Numbness overcomes me once I finally see That I beg for a savior, but it is in vain that I plea. Storm clouds enshroud the sunrise As we...

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Who is in Control?

09:46 – I wasn’t getting any closer to my destination. I was still on the bus, stuck in traffic. I had left extra early to be on time...

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Jumping Off the World

“Have you ever felt like jumping off the world?” Upon the questioner’s face my gaze falls. Frozen tears avalanche and...

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The Greatest Worshipper of His Time

Many years before the time of Prophet Muhammad and Prophet Isa (peace be upon them), there was a man among the Bani Israa’eel (The...

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The Power of Dua

"Verily your Lord is Generous and Shy. If His servant raises his hands to Him, He becomes shy to return them empty..."...

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