Be Jealous Of None!!

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jealousy is when you count others blessings

So you don’t want anyone to be better or superior than you in terms of strength or fame or power or beauty? You can’t imagine anyone with far more riches and wealth than you have? You think your kids are the best in town and there is no one else who can defeat them? If you hear about someone who has exceeded in popularity, do you start talking bad about that person?

This is jealousy when you envy someone for his/her victories, wealth, high status, handsome salary, beauty or other such worldly benefits. Continue reading

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Stuck In Time

timeTeaching how to tell time to kids can be a real challenge as telling time can be confusing and tricky at times 🙂

I mean, real tricky.

Starting from the basics, like counting the numbers and identifying the hands of the clock and moving on to advanced time telling with calculations for how many minutes past or to a certain hour and for how many minutes did a particular activity occur, this time telling activity can leave your child puzzled if not done gradually and properly. Continue reading

Never A Day Off!

Anonymous-pen-pencil.png (300×272)I had decided not to work this Sunday and give myself a break, but couldn’t succeed in doing so. I logged in and checked and replied to all messages and even did some short revision work for a client.

So this is one issue related to freelancing, and that is, you can never get a day’s off from work.Everyday is working day…

Yet everyday can be a non working day if you choose it that way :):) Continue reading

Do Not Give Up!!

do not give up, remain hopefulI had my eyes set over a certain editing job, that I really really wanted to do. There were two solid reasons for that, firstly it was for some Islamic based literature and secondly, it involved use of skills that I have never before done on any other job so it was supposed to be a big plus on my job history….. Continue reading

Happiness Is…

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That moment when you realize that whatever you are indulged in currently may bring you much success and ease in near future… its so soothing to the mind, you feel relaxed and ultimately start day dreaming about achieving it all!!

You know Allah is with you all the time to guide you and support you and deep down in your heart, you pray silently to Him to keep providing you with utmost guidance and support to fulfill all your endeavors. Continue reading

Another Reward :)

1392654230.png (164×300)So I have been awarded with the Infinity Dreams Award by no other than PETITE POETRIES AND MORE at https://architarai.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/the-infinity-dreams-award/.

Thank you so much for nominating me, do visit her blog page for reading her wonderful pieces of texts and poetry!

As per the rules of this award, I have to state seven facts about myself and nominate other bloggers to share their experiences. Continue reading

Strawberry Delight

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Its very hot here and what’s better than a glass of chilled strawberry smoothie to beat the heat?

Kids come tired after a long day at school in this hot weather and giving them a chilled strawberry smoothie with yogurt can be the best refreshment for them that will not only delight their taste buds, but will also help them stay cool and healthy.

Here’s my recipe of making strawberry milkshake or smoothie, whatever you call it…. Continue reading

Timing Your Blog

Profit-Highfive-Simpletutorials.net.png (300×216)I have noticed many people writing very impressive and informative blogs but rarely is to be seen much public around their blogs who would like and appreciate their work. Most people around here must not be aware of the importance of timing your blog and publishing it at just the right moment in time… I mentioned quite a number of simple tips in How Take Out The Blogger From Yourself, but didn’t mention this very important way to enhance traffic on your site. Continue reading

Blog Tour Award: On Creative Process

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I have been nominated for this award by another blogger here at https://valiantwarrior.wordpress.com and was supposed to post this on Monday, 23rd March…. so here it is :):)

RULES

Pass the tour on up to four other bloggers.Give them the rules and a specific Monday to post.Answer four questions about your creative process which lets other bloggers and visitors know what inspires you to do what you do.Compose a one-time post on a specific Monday (date given from your nominator). Continue reading

Think Before You Leap

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There is a very famous story that I have read in the book “Enjoy Your Life”… the entire book is full of small excerpts and short stories, but a very small one I would like to share with you.. its small but it has a powerful message, yet again about how our choice of words affect the interpretation of their meaning.

It goes on something like this…. Continue reading

The Power of Truth

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This was a part of the 5 Day, 5 Photos challenge story, it was day 3 for me and was passed by sister fatima at www.islahii.wordpress.com and today I am passing on this challenge to another fellow blogger at https://lifesrosesandthorns.wordpress.com/

I have read this story once at a popular Islamic stories site for kids (islamcan.com). My kids and I just loved it and so did my pupils… I felt like sharing the same story with you that goes very well with the above picture…

Somewhere in some part of the world, an emperor called all the young people in the kingdom together one day and said to them, “I have been thinking about this lately that I must select any one of you to be the next emperor after me.” Continue reading

What About A Good Word?

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No words can describe the beauty of the above Verse (Chapter 14, Verse 24) in the Quran. The Verses 25 and 26 follow, illustrating the comparison in further detail,

“Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, [making] a good word like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its branches [high] in the sky? It produces its fruit all the time, by permission of its Lord. And Allah presents examples for the people that perhaps they will be reminded. And the example of a bad word is like a bad tree, uprooted from the surface of the earth, not having any stability.”

This Verse has a powerful message to the whole of humanity. Continue reading

Is your child doing Quran Hifdh?

This post is for all parents whose children are currently doing Quran Hifdh or have finished off with it. It has a few tips and ways that you can follow to ensure your child remains motivated always for reading and learning the Quran.

I wrote it in the beginning and I am sure most of you must have missed it. here it is again.

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If your child, either boy or girl has completed Quran Hifdh, or is still on its way to completion, then this is a must read for you! here are a few tips that you should follow to maintain a healthy environment positive to learning and encouragement.

kid_pray.png (164×211)The process of Quran Hifdh is a journey in itself that continues not for an year or two, but for the whole life time. As a parent, you have the ultimate responsibility to take care of your child and do the following:

Be patient. As said earlier, the process  of Quran Hifdh continues for ever so you must seek patience from Allah Almighty and wait.

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