The Blessings of an Imperfect Life

  I have done may share of chasing perfection in my life. It had included myself to be perfect in all kinds of roles in life. Being a perfectionist means yearning for a life that’s only filled with opportunities withot any challenges. Shadowing a perfect life creates anxiety from pursuing the impossible, it brings chaos in relationships with your loved ones, it…

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5 Steps to a Mindful Prayer

Once upon a time, I used to find myself in the middle of a prayer where I couldn’t remember which rak’ah I was praying. Or, I would forget which surah I recited or when I said salam and finished my prayer. I was rather dissatisfied with the quality of my unmindful prayers. The quantity was there alright but the quality…

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Taking Care of Yourself

  I’m amazed sometimes that it took me a couple of decades and health issues before I learned how to take better care of myself. One of my primary responsibilities is to take care of other people. The taking care part includes from feeding to picking the right book for them. And yet I wasn’t doing a very good job…

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