Islamic Valentine's Day Story Tayammum

A True Valentine Story: The Story of Tayammum

If you analyze the Prophet’s (P.B.U.H) behavior with his wives, you would be shocked to discover that it is completely opposite to what we teach men these days. That is why for this Valentine’s day I am sharing this story of the love between the Prophet (P.B.U.H) and his wife. This is the story of how Tayammum came out to be as a substitute for Wudhu (Islamic ablution) and the reason behind this is the love of a husband for his wife Subhan Allah!
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A Message For The Inconsiderate Woman

The only right to reply to those posts is of women who have been through those situations and have handled them gracefully and with tact.
We all have problems in life, some big, some small, every one of us has a different test given by Allah. It is better to go through this journey spreading smiles and joys for the people around us and helping them in their tests rather than telling them that my test is easier than yours.
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Mountaineer Mom of Pakistan

The Mountaineer Mom: An Inspiration For All Mothers

My mother in law always used to say to my mother, stop your daughter why you let her go leaving kids behind what is the need?!. But I had the strong shield of my husband always. I always say my husband allows me, and he travels with me so nobody should be worried about my safety or anything else. These are the days I live for myself to cherish these memories all the remaining days of the year. It makes me realise that I am not just a house maid. Its not bad to do house chores but sometimes you need to spend time with yourself. Marriage and kids are not barriers, age is just a number.
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1947 Migration Story

Candid Confessions: Remembering Migration Through A Partition Survivor

She would sometimes abuse Quaid e Azam as well that he took her home and life away from her otherwise she would have been married to her cousin and living happily in India. When I would tell her about identity and freedom and that what Quaid e Azam did was right she would say if you ever have to leave your house like that with a short notice never to return again then you will understand.
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How To Talk To Our Daughter About Choosing The Right Life Partner

How To Talk To Our Daughters About Choosing The Right Life Partner

The sad thing about existing Pakistani society is that women belonging to the middle class are taught since school to achieve best grades, get into top universities and choose the most coveted professions: Medical or Engineering. Yet when it comes to choosing a life partner, all of a sudden they are asked to lower down their bars.
This extreme lowering of expectations from a life partner, I think, is the main cause of spousal incompatibility, resentment and regret.
This is the main crux of this piece on how to raise our daughters to set boundaries, be confident about themselves and put respect and kindness as a top priority in a relationship rather than materialistic benefits. I will ask you guys to read the whole article to understand what I am talking about.
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Cooking Disaster

Murphy’s Law Totally Exists: The Story of My Cooking Disaster

We were on the lookout for a kitchen help at one time and this new driver we had just hired told us that he had also worked as a cook at one place and he could work in the kitchen as well if we paid him. I put him on trial for a few days and he was good at making rotis, basic cutting etc and cleaning kitchen etc so we hired him as a cook (more like kitchen help) as well. One day I asked him to cut “tori” (zucchini) in small circular pieces. He said he had cut the toris and left with my husband to drive him to some work. Read on to find out what other disasters a wrong cutting of tori (Zucchini) led to. Continue reading Murphy’s Law Totally Exists: The Story of My Cooking Disaster