Monday, August 26, 2013

Is the glass half empty or half full?


assalamualaikum wbt bismillahirrahmanirrahim (:

a second post in a month?wow isnt this impressive considering how long i have abandoned this blog.but still it remains as one of the most important windows to which i spill my feelings out.. 

so today my post will be about tests..yes! i think all of us are very familiar with this verse 

[29.2] Do men think that they will be left alone on saying, We believe, and not be tried?

so obviously God has said so many times in the Quran that trials and tribulations will be a part of life.but of course each and everyone of us is exclusive!we will be tested differently.
some of us face very difficult test and some are lucky to have it easy.It's true that the level of difficulty can sort of hinting how high the level of imaan a person has but that's just one out of so many factors.that should not be a reason for us to underestimate the test others are facing..have u ever heard a saying that goes one man's meat could be another man's poison? this is completely true..some of us might at one point wonder about his imaan especially upon seeing people around him being tested..he might ask himself why aint i got tested?does that mean he is not pious?i dont think so..i'd love to think that apart from how big the test is,the impact it brought on us is rather an important point too..well as i said we are different..so our tests are exclusively designed to suit us..maybe someone like me need a hard slap on my face to learn but others might just need a gentle pat on the back.. i'll give you an example.there is a story being told when i was attending a program called sayonara jahiliah in london about a year and a half ago. a girl was walking and then she realised that she stepped on a chewing gum and it sticked to her shoe.that makes it hard for her to walk.then she thought to herself that sins are pretty similar to chewing gums..if you have too many sticking to your shoes it'll make it difficult for you to continue heading to your goal.see how a simple test can make a different if we really think?but certain people might not just get the idea by facing the same thing that she faced.so that's why we have different tests for each of us.again without denying the fact that yes maybe the level of difficulties of a test can define one's level of imaan,how big the impact it has on us also could be a great factor..little test which brings you closer to God is way better than huge test which makes you keep questioning why did that happen to you! sometime it's not the test but it's how we react to it is more important. so cheer up everyone.God gives us all fair chances to realise how great He is.it's up to us whether or not to grab it (: 

i hope what i wrote makes sense..feel free to speak out if you think what i said is wrong.i'd love to be corrected (: 

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

an update from the land of the kangaroos

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assalamualaikum everyone!

i cant believe i am finally here visiting the best friend of mine since we met in college!being here in oz as well as going to thailand few weeks ago make me happy!it's like an escape after a year of going back and forth to the hospital..well how am i doing?alhamdulillah i am happy..and that is the best gift in this life.to be happy and to accept what God has planned for me.health wise according to the doctor i am in last stage with multiple bone metastases.sound scary isnt it?as i said before i'd like to look at it from a bright side.maybe i am stronger than i think i was so that's why Allah gives me this kind of test.He wont test a soul more than it could bear.that is like my mantra all the time when i face difficulties.yes in a medical report i am in last stage but alhamdulillah i am still not feeling any pain.so i have decided to insyaAllah continue my studies..pray for me will you?i need to be doing my health check before my uni accepts me as its student and it is scheduled to be done on 10/9/2013..hopefully everything will go as smoothly as possible..there are so much i need to do but i'll do it slowly.all in all i have Allah to rely on right.make a lot of duas for me please and insyaAllah i'll always pray for those who do me good or bad to be rewarded because anyhow you guys play a big role in shaping who i am today.if i wasnt hurt,i might not know how to appreciate happiness..i actually dont know whether i deserve this kindness but surely Allah is so Great that He sends me a lot of amazing friends and not to forget my family members too,to help comforting and supporting me at times like this.i think i am the luckiest person,atleast in my own opinion :p lotsa love from me and thank youuuu for your duas..may all of us be guided in a right way!may Allah bless!
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