Lovers

Oh my soul!  a good lover says:  love others just as you love the Beloved  a faithful lover says:  do…

Rejection

Oh, my soul! how paradoxical to accept the Beloved’s Power but disregard His Love and Wisdom which manifest in intense…

Path

Oh, my soul! there is no compulsion neither in religion nor in love one is free to bask in the…

Nearness

Oh, my soul! when you feel repentant look not at your mistakes look at His forgiveness when you feel maltreated…

Treasure

Oh, the Loving One! I may be unworthy of Your bounties but when You breathed unto me Thy spirit I…

Change

Oh, seekers of Truth! Human beings vary in disposition Hence, their hearts differ from one another Likened to the level…

Essence

Oh, my soul! breathe not without the essence; every breath with awareness of Him will uncage you from the prison…

Forgetfulness

Oh, my soul! no one dies of aloneness  but of separation  no one dies of darkness  but of radiance  no…

You

Oh, my Beloved! shower me wealthI will long for Your attention shower me friendsI will long for Your intimacy shower me fameI…

Love

Oh, seekers of Love! If you want to befriend Me, explore If you want to love Me, surrender If you want to…

Dumb

Oh, dark soul! I have placed a sparkling Crown on your head yet you still want to beg around I…

Surrender

Oh, lovers of Love! if the road seems rough, surrender God’s Path is veiled by difficulties sometimes a smooth road…

Light

Oh, the Light of my life! when I offer gratitude You increase my bounties when I forgive others You teach…

Vanish

Oh, my soul! in order to see you must be blind in order to hear you must be deaf in…

Only You

Oh, the All-Existing! Wherever I turn I see the Beauty of Your face How can I remain blind if everything…

Aha!

Oh, advocates of Love! the burial of my self-image birthed to a new era which manifested a divine cognizance in…

Burn

Oh, my soul! keep the Love burning! © Copyright 2000 JoyWadi

Gratitude

Oh, mothers of Love! My children represent the four elements of my life: earth, water, air and fire. As I…

I Am

Who am I? no one cares I travel within I hear a voice: “Come, see thy self,” It soothes my…

Search

lovers travel in different ways  in order to reach the Beloved’s place some lovers are too slow while others prefer…

Egoism

Oh, my soul! Egoism plunges you into the pit of spiritual upheavals; settle your differences with all and sundry or…

Knowledge

Oh, my soul! as you truly endeavour to educate yourself with significant knowledge that could refresh your essential nature, continue…

Thankfulness

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

Great Fear

Oh, my soul! your ego’s fear is too shallow have you ever fear of being forgotten by the Beloved? ©…

Faithfulness

Oh, advocates of Love! While the heart needs to be cautioned to become faithful, it needs to be punished too,…

Barriers

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

Remembrance

Oh, lovers of Love! Like the fish taken out  of the water, we will surely flop and flounder  when the remembrance of…

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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…

“Donut” Eat!

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

Fleeting Shadow

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

Rotation

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

Away from Home

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

2020: Perfect Vision

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

Bleeding Heart

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

About the Blogger

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

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Dear Fellow WordPress bloggers (as well as my silent readers, friends, viewers & wp/email followers) in all corners of the…

A Good Shepherd

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

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…

Colour of Love

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

Gentle Breath

Oh, my Beloved! The Warmness of Your Presence soothes me How can I ignore the Sweetness of Your Voice that…

Another Glittering Path

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

Fragrance

Oh, lovers of Love! to nurture the heart with sanctity and consciousness is a priceless quest. It demands passion, sincerity,…

New Year, New Self

Rainy days seemed to stay; it never said goodbye. The atmospheric condition of the world we live in showed signs…

Bloom

Oh, lovers of Truth! Have we truly evolved with the right disposition and blossomed like fragrant flowers? © Copyright 2017…

Lover’s Tree

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

Time

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

Unconditional Motherhood

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

Sacredness Of Rhythm

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

Serenity

Oh, seekers of Truth! After a long travel from the vileness of our shallow, chaotic, and blinded selves, perhaps with…

The Pain of Separation

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

Reach the Star!

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

Mirror

Oh, my soul! keep polishing the mirror lovers keep polishing the mirror keep polishing the mirror polishing the mirror the…

Maturity

Oh, my soul! To immerse oneself in the Remembrance of the Beloved and soar into the gentle wind of His…

Never Again

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

Wake Up!

Oh, my dark soul! the company of friends you love come and goyou continuously satisfy the demands of your dark…

Hindrance

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

Hanging On

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

Longing

Oh, my Love! on a cool Sunday morning I walk by the shoreline the Beauty of Your Face lingers in…

Silent Builders

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

Keep the Trust

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

Inspiration

  Oh, my soul! Divine inspiration comes to you in different forms Anything that could fan the flame of Love…

In Awe

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

Dhikr: Food of the Spirit

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

Raining Tears

Oh, freedom fighters! Like a lover weeping for your lost beloved, your hearts continue to bleed The tears of sadness…

The Rhythm of Love

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

Keep Going

Oh, advocates of Love! We are often veiled by darkness and experience sudden jolts and jerks on our journeys How…

Love’s Sanctuary

Until now I am still overwhelmed by my wonderful experience: A visit to the Sanctuary of Love. It was February.…

Spread Your Wings

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

Close at Hand

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

Agony

Oh, lovers of Love! when you feel the agony of separation from your Beloved, you catapult yourself into dumbness that…

If Only

Oh, my Love! If only tears could Quench millions of thirsts Renew millions of vows Erase millions of wickedness Heal…

Sinner’s Colostrum

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

Right Education

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

Loyalty

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

Motherhood

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

Beauty

Oh, my soul! It’s not about the steps you make or the road you take It’s about His Beauty you…

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…

Or Else

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

The Guest is Coming!

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

Sultan or Saint

This reminds me of The story of the Saint & the Sultan/the Sultan & the Saint that promotes peace it…

Separation

Oh the Love of my heart! allow not the wave of separation sweeps over me, for the agony of longing…

Nurturing the Heart

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

Blinded Soul

Oh, my dark soul! unless you change what is inside your heart no god can change your condition no master…

Light

Oh, my only Light! If You are out of sight I melt in sadness © Copyright 2017 JoyWadi

Lift the Veil!

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

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…

New Beginning

Oh, my soul! Like the sun that sets, every ending is nothing but a new beginning; a new life and…

Two Hearts

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

Intimacy

Oh, my soul! Closeness with the One is a moment of rapture Every lover’s dream is to be with the…

Unshaken Devotees

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

Perception

Oh, my soul! When you wake up in the morning as the brilliant shaft of sunlight caresses your face; when…

The Last Day

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

Wooden Heart

Oh, seekers of Truth! into oblivion the ephemeral world confines our bodies it is a robber of reality an atrocious…

I Left No Stone Unturned

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

Only One

Oh, my dark soul! you cannot enjoy the world as a manifestation of love and unity if you refuse to…

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)…

Stairway to Light

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