Sunday, January 25, 2009

STILL gr8ful!

So sorry to all of my Sisters in Islam, I have been away for far too long and should have kept in touch but wasn't able to..since my vanishing act I've noticed that many fellow bloggers have also either created new accounts or have chosen to stay away from blogging and to be honest I do not blame them entirely.

Alhamdulillah I have made it to 2009 not only as a muslimah but most importantly as a Mother and newly married Wife..yep thats right I have become a Wife and it feels so right!

I had to take sometime to go offline to gather my thoughts and to strengthen my Deen.

11 comments:

3rd... said...

congrats!! hope to hear more form you!

gr8fultohimswt said...

Thanks so much 3rd..it's truly appreciated!!!

hugz

TheAngryMuslimah said...

Congrats.......ahhh the bliss of married life........lol

minty said...

salam sis.. yeah like the other sisters said congrats on your marriage, and its great to see you back i always wondered what happened to you...

i am also a sister in poly..

i will visit real soon insha'Allah

gr8fultohimswt said...

@ TheAngryMuslimah

Salaam, yes indeed..the trials and tribulations(insert smiling here)..it has been a trying time for me in both a happy and sad way.

gr8fultohimswt said...

Salaam my sister

Aww it is such a nice feeling to know that others are following along..although I've received many bashing comments..it is the others which makes me return such as yourself minty! I am off to read your journey if it is viewable. And many thanks!!

Ana said...

As Salaamu Alaikum gr8fultohimswt

I love that name -gr8fultohimswt-that’s creative.

I think your early exposure to polygyny was a huge, huge blessing to you from Allah SWT. Accepting polygyny is a big hurdle for most women to surmount. Polygyny was the one thing I truly didn’t like about Islam when I became Muslim. I felt I could accept everything except that. I’m like…if we could just get rid of that part. Then I thought, well, I’m safe. I married a man that said he doesn’t want to practice polygyny.

Anyhow, I still was uneasy about not accepting polygyny in my heart, although I didn’t have to practice it. Nonetheless, IT HAPPENED TO ME! Now, here I am, trying to accept Allah’s decision with enthusiasm.

It’s alhamdiallah you ignored ignorance when it came to receiving your “not-so-nice” replies. When my husband married another wife I called her a leg gapping ho.”…That’s putting it mildly. I was just extremely angry, hateful, jealous, envious, arrogant and all those horrible things. I’m here as part of my therapeutic process. At least I hope. I pray Allah forgives me and purifies my heart and lets me enter Paradise.

I’m grateful to Allah for letting us all come together and share.

minty said...

salam sis... please do ignore the nasty comments.. there are others out there who need to be in communication with others sisters, like a support network... so sis please dont let you blog fade into nothing... others have your back.. and stand at your shoulder insha'Allah.. you might be suprised..

looking forward to hearing from you in your next post ;)... (cheeky right!)

Mumina said...

Asalaam alaikum, wow, nice to see an update on your blog, congratulations on your marriage. I also entered 2009 as a new wife, it's nice being a wife again, alhumduhlillah. May Allah bless your marriage.

Dee and Elijah Sue said...

It is good to see you back also. This past year has had some trying times in it for a lot of us...But praise our Higher Power, we have made it through most of the darkness.

gr8ful you know how I feel for our Muslim sisters who struggle with polygamy. they are in my thoughts and prayers.When I light a prayer candle I always include them. I pray that they become a loving unit with hubby and co-wife/s. I pray that the resisting person's eyes open wide and see the many benefits of a plural marriage. I pray that they see the good or that they become the good in their marriage. for only then can the blessing of their Higher Power (Allah) flow upon them.

When we let hate enter our heart it takes up all the room left in it and nothing else can get in.

many blessings to you gr8ful.

Elijah Sue

UmmAbdur-Rahmaan said...

I am glad to see you back I missed you. Congrats on the new hubster.....