Leaves In The Wind.Chapter 23

The Diary Bimillahir Rahmanir Raheem Dear Diary, “ Seema, this is Suleman Saap.”  I turned around, trying to understand why my father was looking at me with such expectation. “Oh..kay.” I nodded and I could see my father colour up in annoyance.  “Ismail’s father.”  “Oh.” I mumbled as the penny dropped. Ismail was the son … Continue reading Leaves In The Wind.Chapter 23

Rewind – Leaves In the Wind

https://intherealmofheroes.wordpress.com/2016/08/17/leaves-in-the-wind-chapter-1/ https://intherealmofheroes.wordpress.com/2016/08/18/leaves-in-the-wind-chapter-2/   Asalamu alaykum Leaves in The Wind began quite a while back and it's easy to lose track while the author irresponsibly does not post for ages (laughing guiltily) ,above are the first two chapters which began their journey. The story's central character is Johara,a young little girl, who lives in a land … Continue reading Rewind – Leaves In the Wind

Leaves In The Wind. Chapter 22

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem   i take your name,  and send salaam your way, i who has ,for too many days, played this game, the world and it's net, has enslaved me SallallAllahu alal habeebi, and sometimes i think,perhaps if i had to see, that beautiful green dome, under which you rest, then my heart,can find … Continue reading Leaves In The Wind. Chapter 22

Leaves In The Wind. Chapter 21

  The Diary. Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Johara;   I awoke with a start as the car shuddered over a dusty pothole. I glanced down, the diary! I slipped it quietly away,back in my little bag, we were almost home. I could see the sunset spangled chinaar trees glimmer in the distance. What these pages held,turned … Continue reading Leaves In The Wind. Chapter 21

Leaves In The Wind. Chapter 20

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Read the end note,please. My eyes opened with the heat of the sun beating down on my face. The leathery car seat was burning my back. I sat up groggily. Ammi was looking straight ahead while Chachi was softly snoring. The driver's eyes were fixed on the road. We were heading home. … Continue reading Leaves In The Wind. Chapter 20

Leaves In The Wind.Chapter 19

Bismillah "Come here." I had to look up before realising my mother was talking to me. Alhamdulillah ,against all odds. She had made it. I was grateful but also resentful. Grateful because when she was discharged,I could leave Hanafa's house. I would not call her Aunty anymore,at least not in my mind. She was now … Continue reading Leaves In The Wind.Chapter 19

Heroes Part One – Shaikh Abdullah Azzaam

This blog was originally intended to capture the lives of today’s Heroes. Hence in the realm of heroes. It was meant to publish the stories of the heroes whose sacrifices had been captured in the book/cassette- In the hearts of the Green Birds. Sadly, people don’t like reading real stories,so the format was altered to a fictional format where their lives were highlighted,just so the world doesnt forget those that gave their lives,blood and souls for Deen.

So that we remember,there are people like us,living amongst us whose lives are less ordinary and so can we be.
This is the story of one of my heroes=Shaykh Abdullah Azzaam AR, I hope your heart is lit with Imaan on diving into his story and others.


Lives Less Ordinary


Dr. Sheikh Abdullah Yusuf Azzam. Palestinian. Assassinated on 24 November 1989 in Peshawar, Pakistan, Aged 48. 1st Hand Accounts.

Time Magazine wrote about him that ‘ he was the reviver of Jihad in the 20th Century’. Abdullah Yusuf Azzam was born in the village of Ass-ba’ah Al-Hartiyeh, province of Jineen in the occupied sacred land of Palestine in 1941 CE. He was brought up in a humble house where he was taught Islam, and was fed with the love of Allah, His Messenger (SAW), those striving in the Way of Allah, the righteous people and the desire for the Hereafter.
Abdullah Azzam was a distinguished kid who started propagating Islam at an early age. His peers knew him as a pious child. He showed signs of excellence at an early age. His teachers recognized this while he was still at elementary school.
Sheikh Abdullah Azzam was known…

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