Category - Limericks and Wisdom

What you really look like

Ever wondered Why You Look Different in Photos Than You Do in the Mirror? Yesterday evening, before you went out, you’re pretty sure you looked real good. So who the hell is this schlub in the...

Know Your Mahrams

Mahram Within Islam there is an aspect that looks to prevent zina among the sexes. It also looks to protect society by introducing certain measures, i.e. minimum interaction between non mahrams...

Analogy of life

Analogy of life Once a Traveller asked Imam Ghazali, ‘How do you see life?’ Imam Ghazali replied using an analogy, he said: Once a man was walking through the jungle, a roaring lion ran towards him...

Im not sexist, See…

A man was sick and tired of going to work every day while his wife stayed home. He wanted her to see what he went through so he prayed: ‘Dear Lord: I go to work every day and put in 8 hours while my...

Cause of a Revolution

 Revolution/Evolution This art illustrates my interpretation of revolution or that of evolution. From left to right, the small yellow squares represent a particular way of life, a system in nature or...

Personality Vs Character

Personality Vs Character There is a trend amongst young people where the following phrase is asserted ‘its not about looks, its about personality’. I think its actually really silly and...

Secrets in Archery

Archery – A Sunnah Sport Full of Secrets Wondering how to do ibadah (worship) while playing a sport? A few years ago a friend and I followed our beloved Prophet’s (peace and blessings of Allāh...

Survival of the fittest

Survival of the Fittest Darwin has wrote about the ‘Survival of the Fittest’, I’ve realised its not only that, that is necessary. Those who survive, succeed, get ahead or gain victory are those...

Money Flower

The Money Flower Here is a flower made from bank notes and a coin. It is metaphorical of life. Without plants, humans can not survive, without money humans can not survive. Money is like Oxygen in...

Love thy son more than thy neighbour

I ran into a stranger as he passed by, “Oh excuse me please” went my reply. He said “please excuse me too, I wasn’t watching for you”. We were very polite, this stranger and I, We went on our way and...

Husbands for sale

Why are women so Fussy?   A store that sells husbands to single women opens where a woman may go to choose from many available men. At the entrance is a description of how the store operates...