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About the Blogger

Oh, Lovers! Peace be upon you all! Welcome Joy T. Wadi is no one important. Without the Moulder, she is…

Faithfulness

While the heart needs to be cautioned to become faithful, it needs to be punished too, to become more faithful.…

Heedfulness

Oh my soul! be heedful for the worst separation of all is being away  from your original home disconnected from…

No Coercion

Oh my soul!  There is no coercion in fasting  If you fast without seeking the   Beloved’s pleasure then take a…

Egoistic

Oh advocates of Love! How can we delight in stillness if our egoistic lifestyles are surrounded by competitiveness? –joywadi

Sacredness Of Rhythm

Soaring in SOR! Was there a way to back-pedal when reality began to cuddle me? Once upon a time, I…

Impermanence

What a passionate lover he is!Finding joy in pain and seeingbeauty in the midst of sorrowPatiently enduring crueltiesLike water, he…

Melodious Sound

You may find this awkward, funny, weird, or whatever, up to you. Now allow me to share what I heard…

2020: Perfect Vision

How many of us brought into reflection and self-realization during the pandemic? Indeed 20/20 is a perfect vision -joywadi ©…

Mirror, Mirror

Oh, lovers! Keep polishing the mirror Lovers keep polishing the mirror Keep polishing the mirror Polishing the mirror The mirror…

Evolution

Wading into the waters of Interfaith Dialogue is one of the great means for one’s spiritual evolution God is not…

Never Again

never again will you be… the brutish torturer that   could shatter my dreams the unjust leader that   could imprison my rightsthe…

Madness

A passionate lover would certainly embrace deafness that he refuses to hear from none other than the sweet voice of…

Remembrance

Like a fish taken out  of the water, we will  surely flop and flounder  when the remembrance of the Beloved is…

Stop!

Oh, my soul! How long will you continue to strive for what you call “Excellence”? Wake up from Slumber dear…

Roam in Rome

I was and still am in aweHow can I deny the Beloved’s Power?How can I not submit to the Will…

Cloudy

Oh, my soul! why do you cloud your heart’s eye if you want to perfect your vision and better your…

Walk Straight

Oh, my soul! why do you create barriers and divisions if you want to walk on a straight path? –joywadi…

Headcover

Oh my soul!  the profession of faith is not about the headscarf!  the real lover should not busy herself in…

Darkness

Oh, the Wise One! I may not grasp Your Wisdom but I must accept Your Will When I accept Your…

A Noble Task

“Were you not scared?” asked a friend as she had known my participation in a funeral wash. “No. I’m scared…

Unshaken Devotees

We arrived at the Blue Mosque at an opportune time one sunny morning in February. As what we had promised,…

Loyalty

When my daughter’s co-actor brought his son to rehearsal, little Tadashi started to cry. Without hesitation, I cuddled his three…

Submission

This lovely flower makes me happy when she is in bloomBut now she is in the stateof submission as if…

Stairway to Light

Fire in February. I just arrived home in the afternoon from the Blue Mosque when a fellow sister informed me…

Thank you, WordPress!

Thank you, WordPress! Thank you everyone More Voices More Inspiration More Power God bless us all!-JoyWadi

Lovers’ Sanctuary

Until now I am still overwhelmed by my wonderful experience (one February, few years ago): A visit to the Sanctuary…

Human Being

I nourished four lovely daughters of which has each own God-given endowment and temperament. Through my journey along with these…

I Love You, Mother

“Paradise lies under the feet of mothers.” -Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) To my mother, my mother-in-law and to all the mothers…

Gratitude

My children represent the four elements of my life: earth, water, air and fire. As I journeyed every stage of…

Right Education

Three days before the Islamic New Year (Amun Jadid) way back in the year 2017, I (and hubby) dropped by the…

Beauty

It’s not about the steps we make or the road we take It’s about His Beauty we revel. -joywadi ©…

“Donut” Eat the Dates!

Fortuitous encounters were indeed great morsels of insights that spiritually fed our thoughts with refreshment on a month of abstinence.…

Lift the Veil!

“Why do you cover your hair/head?” “Are you under going therapy?” “Are you a Muslim?” Others who are unaware of…

Fleeting Shadow

Whoosh! Like a vehicle after filling gas at the gasoline station, we left hurriedly after consuming our meals. Yesterday was…

Oh, Heart!

Oh heart! Keep the Love burning! -joywadi © Copyright JoyWadi

The Rhythm of Love

Falling in love is the most bewildering, intoxicating, and ridiculous phenomenon that one may ever experience. As a matter of…

Wooden Heart

into oblivion the ephemeral world confines our bodies it is a robber of reality an atrocious pit of grief powerless…

Close at Hand

Reading, educating oneself, and putting into practice what is upon the Sacred Scripture of the Beloved God is the best…

Another Glittering Path

Beyond the shadow of a doubt, a believer of the Higher Being would commemorate with love as he welcomes the…

Celestial & Mundane Rotation

One Ramadan, five years ago, I, along with my two youngest daughters, attended a Ramadan lecture series entitled “Light, Science…

Reviving Awareness

Fasting is not all about partaking of food or quenching the thirst after long period of abstinence. Cooking a flavoursome…

The Guest is Coming!

The arrival of the holy month of Ramadan (fasting) was highly thought of by the Masjid Darussalam in Cavite City…

Cognizance

Fasting is neither a renunciation of refreshment nor a test of endurance It is the eschewal of one’s fiendish torturer,…

Mothers Away from Home

The end of my longing to visit female inmates happened when I fortunately tagged along with a fellow mom (Hannah)…

The Mom & the Monk

The Mom and the Monk! The mom nurtures. She exists for humanityThe monk inspires. She is the energy of humanity…

Food of the Spirit

“The People of Paradise will only regret one thing: not having made enough dhikr (remembrance) in the world.” –Prophet Muhammad…

Woman: An Epitome of Love

“Clicked!” I was inspired to take a picture of a lovely white orchids sitting tight as a centrepiece. My attention…

Wing Your Way to Freedom!

“Number six!” The saleslady called my number as it popped out at the monitor screen. It was my turn! One…

Two Hearts

In the name of the Infinite Light Two shadows sparkle in dark and silent Ah! Nothing exists but Oneness of…

Maturity

To immerse oneself in the Remembrance of the Beloved and soar into the gentle wind of His Love is to…

Only One

We cannot enjoy the world as a manifestation of love and unity if we refuse to use spiritual ammunitions and…

Or Else

If you love a thing, give it away; or else it will possess you. If you love someone, set him…

New Beginning

Like the sun that sets, every ending is nothing but a new beginning; a new life; and a beautiful moment…

Rush

Oh my soul! To venture to the path of Love is the only profession you must focus on It requires…

Lover’s Tree

I You They Listen Love all Hate none Understand Give a smile Contemplate Control anger Avoid a gossip Pray for…

Perception

When we wake up in the morning as the brilliant shaft of sunlight caresses our faces; when we travel thousands…

Inspiration

  Oh my soul!Divine inspirationcomes to you indifferent formsAnything that couldfan the flame of lovein your heart,even a piece of…

Sunset

What is the use of hankering for insignificant matters that could damage our essential nature? What is the advantage of…

Bloom

Have we truly evolved with the right disposition and blossomed like fragrant flowers? -joywadi © Copyright JoyWadi

Real Peace

Real peace can only be enjoyed by the valiant diver of the deepest recesses of the heart; the sacred place…

Faith

While the heart needs to be cautioned to become faithful, it needs to be punished too, to become more faithful.…

Agony

As a lover feels the agony of separation from his Beloved, he catapults himself into dumbness that he could not…

Blinded Soul

unless we change what is inside our hearts no god can change our conditions no master can transform our dispositions…

Keep the Trust

Oh my soul! Never allow the smokey atmosphere to darken your eyesight and deprive you of cognizance Never allow the…

Raining Tears

Like a lover weeping for her lost beloved, our hearts continue to bleed. The tears of sadness that stream down…

Keep Going

We are often veiled by darkness and experience sudden jolts and jerks on our journeys How can we not utter…

Serenity

After a long travel from the vileness of our shallow, chaotic, and blinded selves, perhaps with our renewed hearts, we…

Bleeding Heart

My spirit remained unruffled in the midst of sorrow A sweet smiling face was the image I portrayed I convinced…

Endless Fragrance

To nurture the heart with sanctity and consciousness is a priceless quest. It demands passion, sincerity, time, strength, and enthusiasm…

Motherhood

Oh my soul! Motherhood is a gift, accept it Motherhood is a chance, grab it Motherhood is a remedy, take…

If Only

If only tears could Quench millions of thirsts Renew millions of vows Erase millions of wickedness Heal millions of heartaches…

My Only Light

Oh, my only Light! If You are out of sight I melt in sadness -joywadi © Copyright JoyWadi

Intimacy

Closeness with the One is a moment of rapture Every lover’s dream is to be with the Loving In the…

Gentle Breath

The Warmness of Your Presence soothes me How can I ignore the Sweetness of Your Voice that lightens me As…

Longing

On a cool Sunday morning I walk by the shoreline The Beauty of Your Face lingers in my memory In…

Ocean’s Waves

Oh, lovers! Do not allow the form to become the hindrance of Love towards the Beloved One! If you see…

The Colour of Love

Oh, my Beloved! Bestow on me nothing except the Beauty of Your Friendship Take away anything from me except the…

Hanging On

I sit silently viewing the horizon In the silence of my heart my soul speaks out Oh, waves without you…

Oh, Lover’s Spirit!

Oh, Lover’s Spirit Bring me to the Seashore of Truth Let me dance tirelessly In the Sand of Mercy Come…

What a Good Shepherd!

The cold and foggy weather of December will say sayonara soon. Some of us who tried to give the impression…

A Fragile Grip on Reality

It was November 21, a manic Monday and another panic mom-day: buy the kids’ school stuff, pay the bills, and…

I Left No Stone Unturned

I usually go to bed at 9:00 o’clock and not later than 10:00 o’clock in the evening. But this unexpected…

Unconditional Motherhood

After brisk walking along the cool side street of Mariapolis in Tagaytay City a couple of weeks ago, I, along…

The Last Day

One glorious day, indeed, made me a better creature than I was before, for my father’s final exit from this…

New Year, New Self

Today we expressed our admiration on the journey of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (saw) from Medina to Mecca which marked…

The Pain of Separation

“Hu aah! Hu aah! Hu aah!” Cries the newborn child. Why did he scream out loud? Can you feel his…

A Momentary Foggy Day

“The acceptance of death is painful than death itself,” uttered my eighty two year old mother who broke down in…

Top Story: Sisyphean

On July 16, 2017, I tagged along with my hubby to his live interview at the ANC Top Story (Abs-Cbn)…

Reach for the Stars!

“Why are you afraid of death?” A Buddhist lecturer raised this question as he began to speak about the reflections…

Nurturing the Heart

While the heaven and the earth are so vast that it cannot even contain the Beloved, one would certainly ponder…

The Heart’s Eye

I would say that a visually impaired man who sees more than a man with an excellent sight is not…

Sense of Gratefulness

When we wake up in the morning as the brilliant shaft of sunlight caresses our faces; when we travel thousands…

The Silent Builders

The Beloved God commanded us to have a great veneration not only for Him but also for our parents especially…

The Sinner’s Colostrum

Normally, a newborn baby needs to drink colostrum, which is the first secretion from a mammary glands of a mother…