Think it (61)

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06-06-2017 Its all bout thinking
11-09-2016 How can you deny
09-01-2015 Signs - And who knews
10-05-2014 Note to Print on Wall
14-01-2014 Received just a bit reality... Rabi ul awwal
19-07-2013 For someone... in Ramadan
06-07-2013 Few ways to earn rewards
13-05-2013 Saving Pakistan
24-04-2013 A man become Muslim, I am sorry, O Prophet (phuh)...
24-04-2013 Listen to one of the reality بھوک تہزیب کے آداب بُھلا دیتی ہے
08-04-2013 A message for PIA from Emirates
02-12-2012 Secret videos of Girlfriends and blackmailing - Urdu TV Program for Girls
19-09-2012 Protest against disrespect of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)
19-09-2012 Double Standard - Kate Topless and Prophets Blasphemy
18-09-2012 Innocence of non Muslims rather Guiltiness of non Muslims
09-08-2012 200 Filipinos embrace Islam in Dubai
24-07-2012 Maa bhai kub maray ga - ماں بھائی کب مرے گا
11-01-2012 Equality vs Justice
13-09-2011 SubHumanity
05-07-2011 This is how a baby miss his father
22-05-2011 A letter from Parents
12-02-2011 Free Kashmir - Free Palastine
25-12-2010 When people you trust, let you down.
18-03-2010 Think before you post on Facebook - Specially for girls
27-02-2010 Eid Milad Un Nabi (صلی اللہ علیہ و سلم)
08-09-2009 Poetry - Shairi - Quotes - English - Urdu - Arabic (occasional updation)
26-06-2009 Suno agar sun sako to - Urdu Quotes
25-05-2009 Think it...Food Taste and Hunger
22-05-2009 What v got from China - Some thing about China Success
27-04-2009 One face of world as I see
17-04-2009 Forgiveness
08-04-2009 Ye Kaisa Hay Musalman
12-03-2009 Mubarak the birth day of محمد رسول الله صلي الله عليه و سلم
07-03-2009 Durood
06-03-2009 21st Century.... We are becoming lesser by the day
06-02-2009 My Love... Muhammad - Pakistan
23-01-2009 A bit sad but good luck youth...
19-01-2009 War on Gaza Annie Lennox Shaken To The Core Sky News
14-01-2009 We will not go down - Song for Gaza by Michael Heart
14-01-2009 Isnt Israel doing terrorism in Palestine - Media Pictures Photos 1
07-01-2009 Ibrahem Bin Adham
02-01-2009 Heartbreaking Poem of Palestinian Girl
30-12-2008 Isnt Israel doing terrorism in Palestine - Media Pictures Photos 4
30-10-2008 The Philosophy of Life
28-10-2008 Story of two Women
14-10-2008 Ahhh! The Life
07-10-2008 Free Unlimited Account
16-09-2008 Think about it... Life hereafter...
09-09-2008 Change our vision
09-09-2008 Donkey Attitude - Way to live!
02-09-2008 The Two Wolves
20-08-2008 No Limit - Anger - Regret
23-07-2008 No Excuse!
06-06-2008 Isnt Israel doing terrorism in Palestine - Media Pictures Photos 2
25-04-2008 Easy Vs Difficult
12-04-2008 Team Work
01-05-2007 Future Home - Qabar
20-03-2007 Isnt Israel doing terrorism in Palestine - Media Pictures Photos 3
09-03-2007 JOB aur Kaaaam
20-06-2006 ONE BEDROOM FLAT... cost my life.
Sat 9 Jun 2018

Dr. Waleed Hakeem 

I am really shocked! I know there are more important deaths to talk about, but there are a few reflections I would like to share that have valuable life lessons for me.

I personally was extremely inspired by Anthony Bourdain's travels, success story, and I learned so much from his travels about what to eat in each country, and learned to be brave in trying new things. In fact, I own his entire collection of episodes and use them as a reference when travelling. He was a chef who was stuck inside a kitchen working long hours, wrote a best selling book in his spare time, and from there, his dunya success was nonstop. His work in supporting Palestinians through his show and humanzing them is just monumental!

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Then again, we could clearly see the pattern. Someone who has achieved everything they could achieve in life: fame, money, awards, travels, you wonder, how could someone like this commit suicide? Let's be honest. There are many of us who could only DREAM to have even one-tenth of his life!

When a person achieves everything, they get to a point where they start feeling there is no more bigger purpose in life. There is nothing else to achieve, so they may lose the meaning of life, feel depressed, and take away their life (If you want to protect yourself from this, always find a higher purpose in life. A mission that drives you!)

Believing in an afterlife and a Creator protects a person from many forms of depression, as they live for a higher purporse (although religious people may have depression too for chemical imbalances or from other life traumas, so don't mix both please!). 

We also learn that looks may be deceiving. You may think someone is the happiest person alive because you see them travel, eat best food, have enough money to never work, etc, but deep inside they may feel something else. I personally went through this, where people on my page think that I am super happy because they saw me travel to 100+ countries, but they have no idea how much pain, problems, or suffering I have in my life from other issues that Allah tested me with (and I'm always thankful to Allah for everything, AlhamduliLlah!)

Make time for people. Talk to them, listen to their pains. You never know how many lives you could save when you save someone from depression. When you empathize with their pains! Robin Williams, Michael Jackson, Anthony Bourdain, and many others, remind us that even if you appear to have it all, you may still suffer depression, which is intensified by not having a purpose and not having a connection with our Creator or afterlife. Return to your lord, and seek his help. Especially in these blessed days!

Thank you Anthony for inspiring me to travel, try food that I never imagined to try, and teaching me about other cultures. I learned from you that even if a person is small and unknown, they could work hard to make their message global, not just food, but for a bigger and better legacy. It is sad that even though you have visited many Muslim countries, you didn't find your path to guidance. You are now with your Creator!

P.S I know he used foul language a lot in his shows, and that's really bad, but always observe and see what positive things you can learn from each person you meet, regardless of their background.

By Dr. Waleed Hakeem, Traveling Imam

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Sun 11 Sep 2016

This share is not because as a Muslim.
Also you may choose to deny God, but how you can deny and be in denial of these few facts regarding Muhammad ?
Listen it for around 2 minutes, think and decide or ignore, again its your choice.

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