From My Heart

Surat Cinta Untuk Starla?

"Teruntuk kamu, hidup dan matiku...." Menyanyikan lagu-lagu cinta menjelang malam hari Berlibur di keliling dunia penerbangannya first class, hotelnya lima ke lapan bintang Pangannya Michellin 5 star walaupun tepi jalan Belikan sejambak bunga setiap ulang tahun Cincin berlian untuk pernikahan... Continue Reading →


Of Promoting Certain Lifestyles and Their Related Diseases

I'm a doctor, and I can bake. My butter cake, apple pies and fruity cheese cake could disappear within minutes. People can't help getting second helpings of my blueberry and chocolate chip muffins. My cousin used to wait impatiently for... Continue Reading →

All Over the Place

And you asked why Are Rumi's poems so haphazard All over the place First he talks about blossoms And then men Angels Grapes All over the place But you know When you see his shy smile The heart is where... Continue Reading →

A Friend As It Is

"Hubungan dua orang tu gak gampang ya. Walaupun udah cocok, udah saling kenal, tapi kayaknya itu aja gak cukup." "Jadi kurang apa?" "Ya maksudnya, nyaman aja gak cukup. They need to share the same dream, they need to want the... Continue Reading →

My Reading List – Part 10: Lost Islamic History

This book was written by Firas Al Khateeb. This is a great book as an introduction to the history of Islamic expansion, empires and their fall later on. There are thousands of history books written on each of the subtopics... Continue Reading →

My Road Trips – Part 1: Batu Arang, Sekinchan, Sungai Besar

December 21st, 2017. Breakfast at Batu Arang. For more information about this little town, click on this link: Batu Arang Heritage Town Snacking on grilled mentarang (some kind of clam) bought in Sekinchan. Stopped by at a chalet at Sungai... Continue Reading →

With Hardship Comes Ease: Khutbah from Sheikh Yasir Qadhi

"Does God really love me?" "If He loves me, why am I facing so much difficulties?" "Has God abandoned me?" People ask these questions all the time. Some ask these questions to the extent of doubting His existence. In the... Continue Reading →

Lessons from Zulrqarnain for Doctors

Reading surah Al Kahf, the story that would touch my heart every Friday is the story of Prophet Musa AS, where he met three groups of people who suffered losses in different ways. However today I realized that these ayat... Continue Reading →

My Reading List – Part 9: ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab, His Life & Times (Volume 1)

The most appropriate description for Saidina Umar Al Khattab RA is: phenomenal. From Sahih Al Bukhari: According to Sheikh Yasir Qadhi, the Arabic word 'abqary means phenomenal, extraordinary. As we learn more about this man, and compare to any other... Continue Reading →

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