SIR 202 Lessons Learned by Heather Alsayed
Oh Allah, I want for my Sisters
What I want for myself
May Quran be always in my hand
Not collecting dust on the shelf.
May my light shine brightly
As one of those in Eva’s dreams
May I always have a kind word, gentleness
Just like Sr. Hind Halfpenny’s
Sr. Rabia reminded us “Use Allah as your compass, you’ll never be lost”
And Sr. Amber brought forth mindfulness
Where there’s no extra cost
That our deeds depend on intentions
Be our authentic selves with Allah
And the soothing, calm voice of Sr. Nadia
We could listen to her read poetry, MashaAllah.
As Umeda beautifully illustrated
“You are safe with me”
May we always be that safe haven
For Sisters in our community.
To all of the sisters in class
And Admins we meet week to week
Ya Allah grant them Jennah
Ya Allah give them ease.
Sr. Syeda shared with us
A moment of reflections is better than 70 years
AlhumdulAllah we’ve had many reflections
Shared laughter, even tears.
These hours of learning together
SubhanaAllah went so fast
Ya Allah may all reward and blessings be given to Anse Shehnaz
For sharing the lessons of the Prophet (PBUH)
With us throughout the week
To remind us to be closer to Allah
In the way we worship, behave, and speak
Ya Allah make our journey rewarded
In knowledge and hassanat
May we always know you
May we stay on the straight path.
Ameen. Ameen. Ameen.
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