Friday, May 26, 2006

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem
Assalamu alaikum wa rehmatullahi wa barakatuh.

Alhamdulilah, I am 'the Desi' and you can recognize it by the very fact that I am blogging, with the will of Allah, four days after the blog's creation (while others were pretty quick). Well, those of you who don't know, when you're a desi, by default, you have issues with being on time. What makes things even worse is that we have the same word for both yesterday and tomorrow, which is "kal". I guess that's why we get even more confused and are never on time. Non-desis, please give desis "70 excuses" when they aren't on time. May be, the problem lies in their genes (alleles).

As for myself and for other desis, here is a beautiful reminder from the Messenger of Allah [sal Allahu 'alayhi wassalam] who said: Make the most of five things before five others: life before death, health before sickness, free time before becoming busy, youth before old age, and wealth before poverty.” See Saheeh al-Jaami’, no. 1077. Sooo, utilizing time wisely is crucial. May Allah guide all of us, ameen.


At 11:20 PM, Blogger Angie said...

amin !!

At 8:44 AM, Blogger BlessedMuslimah said...

hahahaa, maan that post made me laugh!

Jazakillahu Khairan Mariam, and Ameen to your du3a :)

At 12:12 PM, Blogger Anonymous said...

wa `alaykum al salamu wa raHmatu Allahi wa barakatuhu,

Amin to your du`a'

5 before 5, definitely something to keep in mind.

So in sha' Allah we'll see your next post kal. -smiles-

70 excuses:

excuse #1: Desi word "kal"
excuse #2: Problem may lie in
their genes

Okay, well there's 2 for now.


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