pax-arabica:

Let’s talk about violence.

Because it seems to me, that to a lot of people, unless someone is pointing a gun to your head, it doesn’t count. Violence is not necessarily physical.

Every time drinking water is cut off from Palestinians, while settlers fill their swimming pools,…

Anonymous asked: How come you never write about love? You should? Id love to see something like that from you

hannahsofia:

xdawnofanewday:

projecthakeem:

     ’Why do you not write about love?’ she asked, as though she yearned for a poetic romance to unfold right before her. Hoping for a glimpse at how my mind would scribble in the deepest of colour, and paint its picture of love.

     ‘To protect you and I’ he replied. ‘To protect us from falling for beautiful empty dreams shaped into words, from a man who is yet to learn what it truly means to love. To respect love, until I am worthy of it in the eyes of a woman that is rightfully mine’.

— Mobeen Hakeem

this is beautiful

Speechless

Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.

— John Wesley (via chrysanthemumum)

queen-oleander:

We should teach young boys to respect women, but we should also teach young girls to respect women. Women should not see each other as enemies, but as allies. Stop telling young girls that the best they can be is “not like other girls”.

lionofallah:

MAXIMISE your rewards this RAMADAN – The SUNNAH the BETTER!
1. Wake up for Suhoor2. Read 20 pages of Quran per day and you will complete it3. Break your fast on an odd number of dates and if no dates available then break it on water4. Learn and say the Dua prior to breaking your fast5. Pray Taraaweeh /night prayers6. Fast from all types of evil speech – lying, gossip, slander, backbiting, etc.7. Be generous. Feed the poor and needy8. Contribute towards breaking other people’s fast and receive their reward without any of their reward being reduced9. Pray ‘Ishaa’ with the Imam until he has completed the entire prayer including Taraweeh and witr and it will be recorded for you as if you spent the entire night in prayer10. Make lots of Dua and ask Allah to bless you with His bounties in this life and the next11. Perform ‘Umrah if you have the ability to do so and you will receive the reward of having performed Hajj with the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam)12. Get into the habit of praying the 12 Sunnah prayers associated with the 5 daily prayers and a mansion will await you in Jannah (2 before Fajr, 4 before Dhuhr, 2 after Dhuhr, 2 after Maghrib and 2 after ‘Ishaa’)13. ‘Itikaaf - Devout yourself to the mosque during the last 10 days of Ramadan14. Stay up engaging in various acts of worship during the evenings of the odd days of the last 10 days of Ramadan seeking out Laylatul Qadr which offers the reward of 1000 years of worship (83.3 years)15. Pay Zakat/Sadaqatul Fitr towards the end of Ramadan and before the Eid prayer

I ask Allah to grant me and you the ability to do all this and more during Ramadan 1435/2014.Shaykh Bilal DannounMore Inspiration | www.lionofAllah.com

matt-douchene:

do u ever do something mildly impolite like not give a nice goodbye or not hold a door and spend the rest of the day thinking about it

Jannah is worth it.

— four words that will get you through any struggle in life once your heart accepts them. (via faraa—faraway)

You made me nostalgic
for a love that hasn’t
even happened yet.

Iain Thomas, I Wrote This For You (via larmoyante)

murderwhitepeople:

kifakyahelou:

finalrepose:

sebsasstan:

This is a PSA that while you guys watched the World Cup, a terrorist organization kidnapped three Israeli teenagers (16, 16 and 19) on the night between Thursday (June 12th) and Friday (June 13rd) and we still…

You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.

— Maya Angelou (via thegirlandherbooks)

Anonymous asked: why does god care what clothes you wear? surely the creator of the universe has better things to do ?

invitetoislam:

Who are you to question your Creator? Surely the Lord of the Universe knows what’s good for us as He is the One who created us.

dpicchiophotos:

I had my boyfriend who smokes use matches for a few days instead of a lighter and record the date and time and whatever he was thinking about while smoking. 
It’s funny that he quit smoking a few weeks after this project.