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سورة الكهف

  بدأت بقرائة القرآن منذ الصغر ولكنن لم اكن اتعامل معه ككتاب للتفكير العميق بل كان بالنسبة لي كتاب نقرأه لأننا يجب ان نقرأه ولنتعلم…
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Aim high but watch out for your capabilities

(john lennon's piano) God said in the Quran that he will give you what "you" want, all you need to do is ask! these verses were mentioned over 124 times in the book.  Thus according to this, we can aim to get what we want, we can put goals…
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Focus

Focus is a very strong word, I used to remind myself of this word every time I do something, read something, study something and even I would repeat it to the children. Focus means that we do something with all our powers, nothing in our…
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What will my obituary look like?

In our culture we do not have this, we do not write obituaries about people that die, we only do Quran reading and we always hope that when a person is deceased he or she has a beautiful ending to his or her life (حسن الخاتمة).…
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Study abroad

Sometimes I wonder how I would be if I didn’t study abroad? Would I be shy, incompetent, less experienced? Would I lack of knowledge in what the rest of the world has to offer?.  I will not know about the culture, the art, the tremendous…
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Happiness, what does it mean?

  When I was little I heard a saying that stuck to my mind “happiness is like a butterfly, if you pursue it, it flies away, if you don’t it sits on your hands”.  Also I heard a story that goes like this “a woman tells a…
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Weekend work

Many people work during the week and relax during the weekend, either shopping, gardening or just visiting friends. As for me, life is different, I have my day job, my night job, my weekend job.  The last one, of course, had started only 7…

Art work that changes the world

I saw an amazing TED talk tonight about how Google had created a master piece of searchable art, where one can find any art in any form since it was created. (Every piece of art you've ever wanted to see -- up close and searchable https://www.ted.com/talks/amit_sood_every_piece_of_art_you_ve_ever_wanted_to_see_up_close_and_searchable) I…