My dear friend
never lose hope
when the Beloved
sends you away.
If you’re abandoned
if you’re left hopeless
tomorrow for sure
you’ll be called again.
If the door is shut
right in your face
keep waiting with patience
don’t leave right away.
Seeing your patience
your love will soon
summon you with grace
raise you like a champion.
And if all the roads
end up in dead ends
you’ll be shown the secret paths
no one will comprehend.
The beloved I know
will give with no qualms
to a puny ant
the kingdom of Solomon.
My heart has journeyed
many times around the world
but has never found
and will never find
such a Beloved again.
ah I better keep silence
I know this endless love
will surely arrive
for you and you and you.
Dedicated to you Bestie
Who dare to answer all of these questions…
Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard?
Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are flat?
Why do banks charge a fee on ‘insufficient funds’ when they know there is not enough?
What is the speed of darkness?
Why is it that people say they ‘slept like a baby’ when babies wake up every two hours?
If the temperature is zero outside today and it’s going to be twice as cold tomorrow, how cold will it be?
Do married people live longer than single ones or does it only seem longer?
How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?
Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars to look at things on the ground?
Who was the first person to look at a cow and say, ‘I think I’ll squeeze these pink dangly things here, and drink whatever comes out?’
Who was the first person to say, ‘See that chicken there… I’m gonna eat the next thing that comes outta its bum.’
Why do toasters always have a setting so high that could burn the toast to a horrible crisp, which no decent human being would eat?
Why is there a light in the fridge and not in the freezer?
Why do people point to their wrist when asking for the time, but don’t point to their bum when they ask where the bathroom is?
Why does your Obstetrician, Gynaecologist leave the room when you get undressed if they are going to look up there anyway?
Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They’re both dogs!
If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests?
If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, then what is baby oil made from?
If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons?
Why do the Alphabet Song and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star have the same tune?
Stop singing and read on………
Does pushing the elevator button more than once make it arrive faster?
Do you ever wonder why you gave me your e-mail address in the first place?
Good luck and Happy Answering 🙂
This life made me discover that every new sun rises with hope and every day when suns sets it leaves new experiences.
Books are the most uncomplaining teachers but the whole thing is not supposed to be written in books. Many real things we are taught by people we deal with.
We become stronger only when we are betrayed. So, be humble to those who let us be strong.
It does not matter being soft at heart but being hard-hitting on outer side does.
Live for those who care for us not for those we care for. Be happy for those who want us to be happy unconditionally.
If I want to be happy for those who wants me to be than I have to be, as happiness is not a place and no one is going to invite for there.
Be honest with own self, because, if we lie we would be disloyal to our own self, not anybody else.
If you’re troubled do not show it on your face as HAKUNA-MATATA (no worries) ATTITUDE is best thing to blow others’ mind, especially of those who want you to not be flourishing.
Share the problems only with those who really cared.
Change it; if it is not satisfying the logic.
Admit it; if it can not be changed. And admit with an open heart and an open mind and do it happily as this is the only thing to do.
It easy to act as if being an open minded and difficult to be an open minded, do not lose the courage as it is not impossible.
Respect yourself, your family and your friends.
Do accept people in the way they are, it is most excellent way to get best out of them.
Admire your friends and be honest with them, as it is one of Almighty ways to take care of us.
When my friend needs me, I just love to be ‘ME’, do not pretend to be some super hero because he loves me just in way I am.
If want to be a friend, at very first be a very good listener.
If do not have enough patience to listen EVERYTHING, do not claim to be a friend.
Everyday, look good and feel fine because we do not know when we are left only with our self to hug and cry.
We can have a check on what to see but can not make a check list of what to feel as closing eyes is possible but closing heart is not.
Do not regret anything, everything is a lesson it happens to make me a better person.
P.S. In my little knowledge this piece of writing is best in all my work and this is dedicated to my ‘Best Friend’. 🙂
Ramadan is over, eid holidays are finished and the religious attitude that we all observed during holy month of Ramadan is also vanished. During the whole month of Ramadan we lived a peaceful life… No earsplitting music in markets and streets, no vulgar dressing, no smoking, no drinking and most important no one was escaping from prayers. For a whole month we observed a pure Islamic environment.
According to new standpoints, It isn’t be wrong saying that we are Muslims only in month of Ramadan as we are Pakistani during the month of August when whole 14 days – august 1 to august 14 – we exhibit love and affection towards our dear home land and make countless promises in front of cameras. Why don’t we keep this attitude towards religion and country throughout the year? Are feeling comes with the season only? Are we not Pakistani Muslims in days except Ramadan, august 14, eid –ul- fitr, March 23, eid –ul- azha, September 06, muheram 09 & 10, December 25, rabbi –ul- awwal 12…??? What about rest of the year? Will we not be asked by Almighty about other days? We recite Holy Quran on regular basis during Ramadan, but in other days we close it, wrap it in its cover and put it on the upper shelve and its supposed to be open and recite in next Ramadan. Similarly, we decorate our streets and homes with paper flags on august 14, but what happen next morning all the paper flags are on the floor and crushing under our own shoes and none of bother to put it on a side. This is respect we have for our flag. If someone picks that up from the street and put it on side so other one stop him by saying ” it’s only a piece of paper… Sweeper will clean it and put it in trash.” This is not a piece of paper only, this is our flag our international identity. What about all that countless promises that were made on the Independence Day. We have to be Pakistani Muslims throughout our lives, not seasonally.
This seasonal enthusiasm is observed not only in religious and national matters but also in daily life style. In the start of semester we strong-willed to study every day but after a week or two we slot in ourselves in every other thing except studies. Parties and gathering seems more important than studies. Digital gadgets and mp4 players become more important than books. Computer is being started use for gaming and watching movies not for the study purposes. Internet is for searching and downloading best online game, best songs collection and top rated movies. And a common sentence that comes across ears is that ” much time is in exams… I’ll start studying very soon but right now I’ve to grace my friend’s party with my presence.” And when exams come near we start studying for whole 24hrs. At that time incapable to understand what we had studied. We’re unable to keep every topic in mind. At that time we start praying that ” Almighty please! Have some mercy on me… tomorrow’s paper will be easy… please pass me this time… next time I’ll study all through the semester with proper time table.” We all know that we have to be appear in exams at the end of semester so why we don’t study in whole semester. Only at the time of exams we get enthusiastic for study but this seasonal studying enthusiasm just clear you in exams and after exams you forget everything you learnt on the semester. Clearing in exams isn’t the only aim for studying. We study to learn something and if we don’t study on regular bases we won’t learn anything.
The situation is same when people, girls especially decide to reduce weight. Very enthusiastically a diet chart is prepared. No oil, no ghee, no chocolates, no sweets, no cakes and pastries. Only diet drinks, fresh fruits, green veggies, salads, green tea and wheat fiber biscuits. This chart is supposed to be followed. During 1 st week of this decision in any party, “sorry I can’t eat that curry… it’s so oily… I am dieting these days.” But that enthusiasm start decreasing, food and parties become more important then the idea of losing few ponds and we satisfied our soul with the statements like “there are many days in that occasion… I’ll reduce some weight after days” and “I don’t care if I have few extra ponds… I’m unable to stop myself from eating delicious food” and many other of same sort. Matter is not that we can’t do so; the thing is that we don’t have determination to do anything or to perform any task with persistence.
Another situation where seasonal enthusiasm can be seen very easily, is the time when somebody decide “I won’t lie anymore” or “I don’t gossip about others.” In beginning, we think then we talk. But after few days we talked then we realized that we lie or we did gossip about somebody. The main reason is that evil attracts so easily and we don’t have as much resistance to face that evil. We make aims, we take decisions but its WE who is first to go against our own decision and aims.
We have set our minds to perform any task in its season only. Again I repeat we don’t have determinations to achieve our aims. We don’t have persistence to follow our decisions and resist against evil wishes which force us to give up. We have to respect our own religion, country, decisions, feelings and aims.
I know everyone is not alike; there are many people who have persistence. But this is democracy… here only majority is counted!!!