Monday, December 30, 2013

The granted prayer

Remember this post? Alhamdulillah, Allah has answered my prayer. I'll be 25 next year, and He granted my prayer this year. :') 

My parents were planning to bring me here on December three years ago, but the visa was closed by that time. What I learned was, Allah didn't grant my prayer early, one of the reason must be to test my patience and faith. And He knows much better if I were mentally or physically ready to be His guest.

I went to the Holy Land with my parents and my eldest brother, for 10 days, from 16th to 26th December 2013.

First, we went to Medina for three days. For a person who was raised in tropical climate country, I am honestly freezing here. The temperature even reached to 8 degree Celsius! But I love that somehow ^_^
Al - Masjid an - Nabawi (also known as Mosque of the Prophet) 

Inside of the mosque. And there are lot of zamzam water barrels, and pardon me the black one is not any kind of model xD

Leaving Medina on 20th December, we headed to Mecca. 
Friday night - after my first tawaf. Completed my first Umrah as well after taking the photo.

  In front of Jabal Rahmah - where my brother keep trolling me about marriage. 
According to history, this hill was the point where Adam and Hawa (Eve) met after they had been banished from the heaven. So it is considered as the landmark of love, marriage and family.

 One evening, I was in the mosque waiting for Asar prayer. Suddenly my friend texted me requesting to see photo of Baitullah (Kaaba). [She went to holy land about seven years ago, so she missed the Baitullah so much], and I caught this. Bird eyes view of Baitullah - the pilgrims were preparing for Asar prayer. :)
 [View from upstairs of tawaf circle]

All my life when I travelled anywhere, I easily thinking about my homeland, the local food, next task, etc. However, this was the first time ever in my life I didn't feel like coming back, I love being here VERY MUCH. 

One of my friend told me, "Go to Baitullah as often as you are able to." I started feel that I have no more heart going to my dream vacation bla bla bla rich country bla bla or glamorous one. If I ever have chance again, Insyaallah I will put the Holy Land as my first choice :) 

My 3 out of 5 prayers has been granted.
1. Finished study well.
2. Get a job.
3. Pilgrimage before 25. 
4.  (not telling until achieved)
5.  (not telling until achieved)

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Not So Dead Blog and Person

It's not been A WHILE, but been ages, I know, NO UPDATE. 
By the way, my life is getting busy, since I am a working lady now. :p
So, just let me update about some important things in my life.

After half decade of college life, I graduated on 28th May 2013.
As I ever talked in my old and previous post (did I?), I am left brain person. 
My major of study was Visual Art Education.
I've just mentioned about work and education. So guess what I am working as now?

 I work as a cat hunter.
LOL. Obviously NO.

An educator, a teacher - or a monstrous rebellious teacher.
It's sweet and kind teacher (if you believe so) and I'm teaching Art classes mostly.
The image above is for illustrative purposes only -  I'm not teaching Islamic subject. 
Being a Muslim means you know the method to teach the kids how to perform prayer correctly.

At the same time, I'm trying to be an active amateur artist. After leaving college, I've joined art exhibitions twice, under Artgeng group.  

Recent exhibition held in Bastion House, A Famosa Malacca.

What else? I'm sleepy~

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Last Chapter II: Behind the scene (exhibition)

From one angle.
We're amazing people maybe. We don't sleep at night, we sketch instead. Thanks to technology, projector helped a lot, our work turned much easier
Yeah, too amazing. Two can do better than one, and we're many.

It didn't really matter ladies or gentlemen, we all do the same thing here as a team. :)

It's slope and dangerous. But we love reckless thing.

Easels and handmade panel board for artworks display.

Small sized sponsored banner, advertisement was crucial for FYP.

P/S: My blog was on hiatus since my laptop had had trouble. Maybe need new one, later. :\