So Little Time, So Much Change

// August 24th, 2008 // Blog

I was reminded of an old entry today, that I wrote approximately 18 months ago. So much has happened to me in the time that has since passed; too much to list here.

Reading over it, I saw a person whom I recognised, but was now distanced from. A young woman who had such high hopes for herself. Whose speech was clearer, intentions purer, heart brighter.

It is more than time that separates us now. A chasm filled with darkness. Desires that make the higher path more thorny to the sight. Good and evil intertwined within a knotted gut of emotion. How to release one, and retain the other?

It is never too late to change. To reclimb the mountain, and rise higher still. Only death is truly the end. May Allāh take my soul as a believer, worthy of the title “Muslim”. Āmīn.


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6 Responses to “So Little Time, So Much Change”

  1. Specs says:

    Ameen, thum Ameen.

  2. AnonyMouse says:

    Ameen, thumma ameen, ya Rabb al-‘Aalameen!

  3. Farzeen says:

    Assalaamu’alaykum wa rahmatuLlah sis

    Your words resonate with me and hit the spot. Sometimes I don’t want to look back and see the person I thought I was despite desperately wanting parts of her back. I tell myself that I have to keep looking forward and using the past to push me further, but words are easy. Reality tells another tale. How true it is, as you said, that it is more than just time that keeps the old and new apart.. ya Rabb..

    Ameen to your du’as sis..may the light only shine brighter for you, lighting your way and comforting your soul, ameen. Please remember me and my family in your prayers, especially now that Ramadhan is almost upon us, insha’Allah.

    Keep on trekking sis… it’s only after the last breath that we can hope for tranquil relief. And Allah knows best.

  4. AnonyMouse says:

    Have you been reading my mind again????

    SubhanAllah, the exact same thing happened to me as I flipped through my old journals (just over 5 years’ worth of them)…

    Ameen, thumma ameen.

  5. iMuslim says:

    Ameen @ Princess Farzeen

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