Monday, August 24, 2015

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Hani s..

No matter how careful you are, there’s going to be the sense you missed something, the collapsed feeling under your skin that you didn’t experience it all. There’s that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should’ve been paying attention.

Well, get used to that feeling. That’s how your whole life will feel some day.
This is all practice.

– Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Story - Why women cry


A little boy asked his mother, “Why are you crying?”
"Because I need to" she said.
"I don’t understand," he said.
His Mom just hugged him and said, “And you never will.”

Later the little boy asked his father, “Why does mother seem to cry for no reason?”
"All women cry for no reason," his dad answered carelessly.

The little boy, still wondering why women cry, finally asked the old wise shaikh (scholar). “He surely knows the answer”, he thought. “Ya Shaikh! Why do women cry so easily?”
The Shaikh answered: “When Allah made the woman she had to be made so special. He made her shoulders strong enough to carry the weight of the world, yet gentle enough to give comfort. He gave her an inner strength to endure childbirth and the rejection that comes from her children. He gave her a hardness that allows her to keep going when everyone else gives up, and take care of her family through sickness and fatigue without complaining. He gave her the sensitivity to love her children under any and all circumstances, even when her child hurts her very badly. He gave her strength to carry her husband through his faults and fashioned her from his rib to protect his heart. He gave her wisdom to know that a good husband never hurts his wife, but sometimes tests her strengths and her resolve to stand beside him unfalteringly. And lastly, He gave her a tear. This is hers and only hers exclusively to use whenever she needs it. She needs no reason, no explanation, its hers.”
"You see my son, the beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the beauty of her face, or the way she combs her hair. 

The beauty of a woman must be seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart - the place where love resides."
The little boy got the answer and never asked the question again.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Good Night.

I thought of texting you
"good night, I can’t sleep"
and then I remembered
that you are on a journey
which I am not a part of
and that’s okay
but
good night
I can’t sleep