Sunday, January 11, 2009

Watching the sun set

Driving back from St. Thomas a couple of weekends ago, we stopped by the side of the road to take pics of the beautiful sunset. Life is so hectic sometimes that we don't stop to enjoy nature or smell the roses...or watch the sunset over a lake. SubhanAllah, Allah (subhana wa ta'ala) created all this beauty for us and we humans are sometimes too busy to be grateful to Him, the Lord of the worlds. We need to stop complaining, slow down and give thanks for seeing another sunset. Alhamdullilah !!

And Allâh has brought you out from the wombs of your mothers while you know nothing. And He gave you hearing, sight, and hearts that you might give thanks (to Allâh). (Holy Quran: Surah An-Nahl 16:78)

And indeed We bestowed upon Luqmân Al­Hikmah (wisdom and religious understanding, etc.) saying: "Give thanks to Allâh," and whoever gives thanks, he gives thanks for (the good of) his ownself. And whoever is unthankful, then verily, Allâh is All ­Rich (Free of all wants), Worthy of all praise. (Holy Quran: Surah Luqman 31:12)

Nay! But worship Allâh (Alone and none else), and be among the grateful. (Holy Quran: Surah Az-Zumar 39:66)

Therefore remember Me (by praying, glorifying, etc.). I will remember you, and be grateful to Me (for My countless Favours on you) and never be ungrateful to Me. (Holy Quran: Surah Al-Baqarah 2:152)


  1. As Salaamu Alaikum Sis:

    Masha Allah! What beautiful pictures. The colors are breathtaking!

  2. Assalamu Alaykum sister
    Indeed mashaAllah that scene is absolutely breath-taking...
    Its quite refreshing to come across both of your blogs ;)
    I'm from Trinidad and it's not often I come across great blogs with a caribbean perspective..Subhan Allah
    I have a friend who is studying here with me from Jamaica and when I first asked her if there are many muslims there, she said Islam was much more prominent in Trinidad... :/
    I was a bit disappointed but she did however add that at least it was so in her district.
    Anyways mashaAllah your blog is great
    keep writing!
    Your design is divine , I love your choice of colour and design ;)
    take care
    stay blessed
    your trini-sister

  3. Wa alaikum salaam Le-Ann, and welcome to my blog. MashaAllah, shukran for the compliments. Yes we have a relatively small Muslim community here in Jamaica (around 3000+), I have a friend here from Trinidad she tells me of the wonderful halal food over there...especially halal KFC :)

    Take care, and visit often


  4. Salam again
    yes I will visit as much as I can :)
    mashaAllah may it grow from strength to strength ya Rab ameen
    yeah heheh that's right alhamdolilah alot of the food here is Halal , which can only be a baraaaah of Allah
    take care sister
    and thanks for visiting my blog as well :)
    Fee Aman Allah