Fuelled by His Mercy

There is no other moment quite as interesting as being in mid-air, I think. There is that violent realisation that essentially, you are suspended in the sky. And the only reason you are still alive and flying, beyond any technical reasoning or engineering marvel, as a believer, you would know that it is by the … Continue reading Fuelled by His Mercy

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The Journey of Salman The Persian by Shaykh Omar Suleiman

I had the opportunity to attend this talk by AlMaghrib Institute as delivered by Shaykh Omar Suleiman a week ago in KL, Alhamdulillah, and I will share my notes here ad verbum and highlight the timeless life lessons which I have taken away from it. Please forgive me if there are any inaccuracies - I've … Continue reading The Journey of Salman The Persian by Shaykh Omar Suleiman

The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz

Another book on Paris and you would think "Ah, another book waxing lyrical on this overrated city". Not entirely in Lebovitz' recount on his food adventures in France though. He offers an offbeat and hilarious insight (interspersed with recipes!) from the questionable mannerisms of the Parisians to its delicious delicately-made confectionaries, allowing readers an honest … Continue reading The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz