Brain

“If a brain has a capacity of say 5kg then a statement worth 10kg will not fit into it no matter how powerful or logical it may be.” Advertisements

I am Abu Ahmed and i love Jesus

I am Abu Ahmed and I love Jesus (peace be upon him). You might notice I even sport a beard like his and I sometimes dress like him in a long flowing garment (thobe). I worship the same God that he asked us all to worship and seek help from the same God that he…

Planning to do umrah in 2018? You must read this.

Assalamualaikum If you are planning to go for umrah between now and ramadhan 2018. There are a few things you need to know about the construction in Makkah. Due to renovation at the zamzam well, tawaf and umrah have been designated different floors. If you are doing Umrah you will proceed to gate 88 which…

To point or not to point…

What is the ruling on pointing of finger in Tashahud 1. Finger shld be pointed towards Qibla till Tasleem. 2. While pointing towards Qibla moving the finger in tashahhud is the Sunnah 3.There is a Sunnah that should be observed when moving [the finger], i.e., that the finger should be pointing towards the Qiblah, so…

Ramadhan Nights .. Double pleasure. 

Ramadhan in the middle of summer is always a scary idea.  Last year this time temperatures had topped 50 degrees Celsius But Alhamdulillah this year the mercury has yet to hit 40. Nights are even better Alhamdulillah.. And finding a wood fire tea stall makes it even more amazing.  Slow brewing tea on wood with…

Still have no clue why……? 

​I am 35 years old and I have so many unanswered questions!!!!  I still haven’t found out who let the Dogs Out where’s the beef how to get to Sesame Street why Dora doesn’t just use Google Maps Why do all flavors of fruit loops taste exactly the same, or how many licks does it…

Trial run of the Harman express.  Makkah – Jeddah – madinah

The Haramain High Speed Rail project also known as the “Western Railway” or “Makkah-Medina high speed railway”, is a 453.0 kilometres (281.5 mi) (449.2 kilometres of main line, plus a branch connection to KAIA airport: 3.75) high-speed inter-city rail transport system under construction in Saudi Arabia.It will link the Muslim holy cities of Medinaand Mecca via King Abdullah Economic City, Rabigh, Jeddah, and King Abdulaziz International Airport. It will connect with the national network at Jeddah. The…

When your son makes his Math teacher LOL

Ahmed..  Our 8 year olds interest in math is summarized by this answer in his math book. I imagine what went through the teachers mind when she put together which part of the question he was actually answering to. Question # 17 below.. 

Comfort food…. 

There is always one food that makes you feel like you are in your mother’s laps, one food that you can always imagine her making in the kitchen. The smell of the food or even the sight can trigger memories that you have had with her, not necessarily related to the food, but so many…

Eclairs, eclairs and eclairs

With fasting on the day or ashura ( the day when Moses walked through the Red Sea) I was craving something sweet, actually I am always craving something sweet and rich and buttery and creamy, that is just me and my sweet tooth. By the way why isn’t it sweet teeth? We do chew with…