best night of my life god

pidge who lowkey really wants to go to prom but she doesn’t want to go alone so she decides just to get over it, except then lance, hunk, and keith find out and decide to all be her dates

they split the cost of her ticket and then help her shop for a dress and do her hair and makeup

pidge ends up having three different colored corsages, and not to mention the best prom pictures ever

the boys take turns dancing with her, spinning her around the room and tossing her in the air, and it’s the best night of her life

I gotta tell you what’s going on in my life and in gay culture in Miami right now.

So my DND campaign ended. my character died and I was like “I still want to play my character!!” and they were like “Well it can’t be the same you gotta change the name!” Her name was Grey so I was like “Fine, I’ll name her idk Flé” No one laughed but my best friend and his boyfriend. So then my best friend then says “Hey omg so Jaxx should just rename her character Flé!” and EVERYONE burst out into laughter. And then his boyfriend goes “Oh my god Duasso you’re SO FUNNY” And everyone chimes in like “omg how’d you think of that” “omg that’s so funny” cue me losing my collective shit. and then it became a run on joke that duasso invented it and i had nothing to do w it.

SO FAST FORWARD, my old DND group was made up of important gay miami night life personalities (bartenders, DJs etc) and all of a sudden my best friend and I are heading to his boyfriends bar and he says “i just want you know people…people are the using the word.” “What do you mean” and as I say that, two gay boys walk out of the bar going “Oh my god that’s so flé”

TURNS OUT. MY BEST FRIEND AND HIS BOYFRIEND AND MY DND ASSHOLES ARE NOW USING THIS WORD AND IT APPARENTLY MEANS A COPYCAT/IMITATOR/IMPOSTER (FOR OBVIOUS REASONS) AND NOW PEOPLE ARE USING IT AND I HEAR THEM AND MY BEST FRIEND AND HIS BOYFRIEND ARE TAKING CREDIT FOR IT THIS STUPID WORD THAT STARTED OFF AS A STUPID JOKE THAT HAS NOW BLOWN UP INTO NEW GAY LINGO IM???

and just. sigh. my best friend is so flé

tfc characters as things i've heard at college
  • dan: "you know, when i applied to college i didn't realize i was selling my soul to the devil"
  • kevin: "i'm a athletic"
  • andrew: "i was like, who the FUCK touched me"
  • matt: "oh jesus fucking christ what am i doing?"
  • aaron: "megan, stop. no one likes you"
  • seth: "dude it's not even 9 in the morning shut the fuck up. please."
  • allison: "i had to blow dry my hair bc i walked outside and it froze"
  • nicky: *professor says something* "that was bullshit"
  • renee: "hey, god? end this"
  • neil: "do u think if i just pretend to drop dead right now or faint she'll move the test back?"
  • riko: "i have no life by the way"
  • jean: "i cried until i fell asleep last night"

Before anything else, this is not my first ‘last letter’ to you and I don’t know if this will be the last— I hope, though.

When I think of you, I think of all things beautiful and magical. Like how the world seems so quiet from above. Or how the city lights seems to dance at night. I think of the lovely yellow lamp post on the street. Or how I see the chaotic traffic from your window. When I think of you, I hear those sentences you said. It was almost like a movie line and the whole time was a movie scene. I can’t spot anything ugly about what we had, except the fact that I don’t know if we really had something.

When I think of you, I think of your face in the morning. I think of how tight you held my hand when you thought I was asleep. I think of how you let me lean on your shoulder when the world got too much to handle. I think of your eyes and your smile or the way you frown on me everytime you think I’m annoying. I think of those horror films we failed to finish because you’re just too scared but you were acting like you’re not. It was a short time with you, but it was enough to give me memories I will remember for the rest of my life.

When I think of you, I think of the night you assured me that everything will be fine. When the stars showed up to entertain us but ending up being ashame on how you shine brighter than them. I think of those awkward elevator kisses and how you remove my eye glasses everytime I will accidentally fall asleep. God knows how I grieved for those moments when you decided to exclude me in your life completely. Like we never happened at all.

But never once I hated you for breaking my heart. How could I? You gave me the best memories I can keep in a short period of time. And for that, thank you. In another universe, or lifetime, I hope if we meet, I’ll finally be enough for you. But if not, I hope you’ll find someone that will satisfy you.

When I think of you, I think of that nice brilliant man that have the courage and dedication. I will think of how I knew you’ll go far in life.

This is my last letter to you—
Or maybe just another letter again.

Hamilton characters as things I've heard in class
  • Hamilton: I have a pretty big ass I don't get it I'm a dude, I mean, it's a good ass though
  • Burr: Who was the person, who <i>FUCKED</i> A LLAMA.
  • Laurens: What can I say, I like nudes and dudes
  • Lafayette: Bitch I'm <i>proud</i> of my nipples
  • Hercules Mulligan: How about this pick up line, <b>*clears throat*</b> neener neener here's my wiener
  • Washington: JUST KILL YOURSELF ALREADY IF YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR FREAKING LINES
  • Eliza: Did you really just wake me up to ask if weed I legal in Texas
  • Angelica: I regret my parents not using a condom
  • Peggy: Are you talking to me or the pasta?
  • King George: okay today I will be reading "Love Letter to Suzy"; <b>clears throat</b> Dear Suzy, you are a bitch, but you're my bitch now
  • Philip: Are ducks mammals?
  • Maria Reynolds: I must strip, it is my natural instinct
  • Jefferson: You make me want to kill myself but I mean that in the best possible way
  • Madison: This isn't small talk, this is depressing talk
  • <b> *Bonus*</b>
  • Jefferson: Bitch I got head that night
  • Hamilton: BET
  • Jefferson: I DID, FIGHT ME
  • Hamilton: YOUR DOG DOESN'T COUNT
Pulse Part 3

Part 2

Genre: Fluff, angst
Words: 2,203
Pairings: Bucky Barnes x Reader
Warnings: Stalking
Summary: Soulmate AU in which one’s heartbeat becomes perfectly in sync with their soulmate’s once they meet.

“-A fiancée?” Natasha interrupted for clarification.

You nodded, taking a rather large sip of the red wine in your hand. “Why does this kind of shit always happen to me? I swear, God is out to get me.”

“Oh, don’t be so dramatic.” Natasha laughed. "You’re his soulmate, you’ll win him over.”

Sighing, you poured more of the alcohol into your glass. “I’m not so sure, Nat. You should have seen her, she looks like the love child of Megan Fox and Anne Hathaway. So not fair.”

“But you have one thing she doesn’t.” She teased.

“What?” You asked bitterly. “A stalker?”

“I was thinking more along the lines of your hearts beating in-sync, but that one is true, too.”

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Beautiful in New York
  • The concert started 45 minutes late because a fan had a medical emergency and they stopped letting people in for like half an hour.
  • Kihyun getting too hype and Changkyun and Minhyuk yelling at him to calm down.
  • They talked about Hyungwon the entire time tbh he was the first and last thing they mentioned.
  • Every time they had a ment they asked us how we liked the songs they did right before it.
  • They said they were gonna take it to medium speed and instead took it to the slowest song they have.
  • No one danced to No Exit, just Shownu.
  • SHOWNU WAS TRYING TO HAND WONHO A WATER BOTTLE AND WONHO WASN’T PAYING ATTENTION AND SMACKED IT WITH HIS HAND AND HE LOOKED SO SCARED LIKE WHOA WHAT THE SHIT THERE’S WATER THERE
  • “Please safe be” “I was touch-ed” I love Son Hyunwoo
  • ROCK VERSIONS OF TRESPASS AND RUSH
  • They made us wait literally forever for the encore
  • THEY HAD US CHANT FOR HYUNGWON THEY LOVE HIM SO MUCH IM SO EMO
  • CHANTS FOR HYUNGWON WHILE WE WERE WAITING FOR THE ENCORE
  • We met some hella awesome people in line and in the venue
  • Back mezzanine seats and I was too tall to see the screen most of the time but it’s okay bc i could see their faces perfectly fine anyway that’s how small the playstation theatre is
  • Kihyun got so lit he started beatboxing
  • They sang a bit of Empire State of Mind
  • Kihyun did From Zero with Wonho but he didn’t sing
  • SHOWHYUKYUN DOING 24K MAGIC
  • Kihyun and Jooheon fucking tore it up with their song I’msoimpressed
  • I didn’t see any of the ab flashes I am boo boo the fool
  • They didn’t do Shine Forever in their Shine Forever promotion clothes which confused me
  • “The chair won’t move!” because the bench doesn’t turn properly with five grown men sitting on it Changkyun
  • “YOU CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF OUR MISSING MEMBER HERE LET’S TAKE A PICTURE HOLD UP YOUR BANNERS!”
  • The story video is the c u t e s t thing
  • Minhyuk and Wonho taking selcas on fan phones and collecting drawings and letters
  • i got the full x clan album at koryo books and opened it when i got back to find a fucking KIHYUN PHOTOCARD, MINHYUK POSTER, AND WONHO DISC
  • it was a great night
  • michelle passed out like two seconds after we got to the hotel

I might post more as I remember but oh my god tonight was amazing i love mx so much and i hope they come back but at a better time for them aka not in the middle of promotions and not when a member is sick

Sleep in my sweater

Pairing: Sam x reader 
Characters: Sam, the reader, Dean 
Warning: fluff, light swearing 
Word count: 2332
Summary: The reader forgets to pack a warm coat and Sam decides to help her out
Tag list: @amanda-teaches​ @myplaceofthingsilove@evyiione @mogaruke@aliensdeservebetter@27bmm@craving-cas @spnfanficpond@samwinchesterfluffandsmut@cleverdame@saxxxology@mamaredd123​ dancingpanda137
A/N: Kind of took a mini break on writing but I’m back! Hope you guys enjoy and as always feedback is appreciated:) <3 

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some things from deh 6/30/17
  • heidi’s voice was so soft and comforting, especially when she said “I thought you could use something a little sooner” when talking about evan’s therapist appointment
  • when jared was making fun of evan’s broken arm, talking about evan scrolling through zoe’s instagram, evan just got really close to jared’s face and went “nothatSNOTWHATHAPPENED” really aggressively and shook his head really violently it was amazing
  • i genuinely thought ben was lip syncing wtaw, it sounded so similar to recording, he’s just so incredibly talented he blew me away in every single scene
  • evan did a little head-hip shake when he said “no way……jose”
  • when evan was on the phone with heidi in the computer lab, he was literally holding back sobs on the phone when she asked him how his day went
  • so many tears when he was writing the note (from both ben and me obviously)
  • the exchange between connor and evan in the computer lab was so gentle and heartbreaking, super long pauses between lines, evan tearing up saying “you don’t have to” when connor asked to sign his cast, you could really tell connor was desperately trying to reach out to evan
  • evan broke down crying in the principal’s office, begging the murphys to take the note back
  • aggressive nodding and confirming at the murphy’s house
  • very loud and rough “KINKY!”
  • during disappear when alana was talking to the murphys, her voice cracked a little when she said “oh my god, he was one of my closest acquaintances” like she was going to cry
  • when evan fell during his speech, he sat there for literally a solid minute just crying. very powerful and extremely moving
  • larry’s breakdown was so intense, you could hear the sobs from him and cynthia so loudly over the music, it was haunting
  • “wOmEN, riGHt???”
  • alana’s line “because i know what it feels like to disappear etc.” was so full of pain and anger, she practically screamed it
  • LOTS of spit from ben in the last few numbers
  • he literally drooled so much during words fail it was kind of impressive
  • “before i lead with the WORST of me” that “worst” was the most painful thing i’ve heard in my life, i saw the bootleg which was pretty intense but this was ten times worse
  • words fail in general was just so fucking painful, cynthia was just sobbing, and i mean REALLY sobbing, zoe just silently crying, god it was just so sad
  • when heidi and evan hugged in sb/ss his shirt came up a little and the tum was Out
  • when he sang “all i see is sky for forever” he was super choked up and teary
  • i could barely see the bows through my own tears but everyone was a little misty eyed i think

what an incredible performance. the best night of my life, no doubt.

It’s 1AM and my heart yearns to be close to the one who’s picked my pieces up off the ground time after time. The tears on my cheek burn to be wiped by the calloused fingers with the most delicate touch. I want your arms to surround me and your heavy breaths in my ear and your finger twitches as you fall into a deeper sleep. I want to feel you pull me closer when I shift and kiss my forehead when I whimper in fear from the images of my subconscious. My voice sings for the day I say I do. My heart beats for the morning I get to wake up in your shirt and see your messy hair hung over your eyes as you scramble eggs in a pan. My eyes crinkle and lips tug at a smile for the day you hold her little hand instead of mine. I loved you the moment our eyes met and you timidly looked down at your hands. I loved in tears and I loved you at a distance. I love you today and I’ll love you tomorrow. What a crazy feeling; to know who you want to spend the rest of your life with. What a crazy thought; to know that God made us separately knowing we’d be better together. What a crazy boy; to relentlessly stay with the girl with many fractures. It’s a darn good thing it’s a crazy world; the one in space, the one I see in your eyes, and the one that belongs to me that is you. My world, my pulse, and my absolute best friend. xx
—  (Your hopelessly in love girl).
PART 2! the GOOD part!!

Ok sorry for the absence but I’m back for part 2! So there we were on the couch with my son feeling up my completely exposed tits and me staring at his erection through his shorts. I was so turned on but I had to keep my composure. I started stroking my hand on his thigh and I think it startled him because he took his hands off me and apologized and kind of tried to cover his erection. At that point I was so caught in the moment that I took my shirt completely off and put his hands back on my tits. I told him it was natural for this to happen and t was completely fine. I told him we were just playing so it was okay. I started rubbing his thigh again and I slowly moved my hand over his boner and stroked it through his shorts. It was the most amazing feeling. It was so rock hard and stiff and felt bigger than I expected. I stroked it through his shorts for about a minute while telling him he was a good boy so that he would feel comfortable. He continued to feel my breasts more aggressively now and I could tell he was really getting into it. He seemed a little inexperienced with breasts because of just how crazy he went on mine! He was leaning into them and playing with my nipples it was amazing! He was moaning and squirming and It didn’t last long before he squeezed my tits hard and buried his face into them as he came through his shorts. The cum soaked right through and I could feel it soaking onto my hand. My son and I sat there for a second, him still rubbing my nipples (a little less aggressively now lol) and my hand resting on his cock. He popped his head off my chest once he had realized what happened and started apologizing. I just kept reassuring him how natural it was and that he was my good boy and I loved him. We took our hands off each other and I left my shirt off. I had to go make myself cum because I could feel that I was so wet my shorts were soaked! We both stood up and I told him we could talk about this soon if he would like and he just sort of awkwardly said “okay”. We both said we were tired and I told him how much I loved him and had a great time with him. I turned off the movie that was still playing and with my shirt still off and breasts still out, I hugged my son tight and kissed him hard. This was the best kiss I ever had oh my god it was long and hard. Not exactly making out but it was surely not a close mouthed motherly kiss and I could feel his still pretty hard cock press against me. We parted ways and went to our bedrooms. I made myself cum 4 times extra loud knowing he could hear me. This night was the most erotic experience of my life. I AM STILL IN SUCH AWE OMG! I have been dreaming of this for so long and making myself cum over these thoughts I can’t believe we got this far. This is the best thing to happen and I don’t know how to properly portray how good I all felt. I still do need to talk about it with him just to know how he felt and see if it could ever happen again (because I sure want it to). So I will give updates on when I talk to him and maybe elaborate more on this night because it still seems so surreal to me. But anyways I am so happy and nothing is better than a real mother and son loving each other as much as my son and I. Updates to come later!! I’ll be answering questions if you have any about all of it!

completely 100% accurate DS9 the wire transcript
  • Bashir: i'm worried about you
  • Garak: NO MY DEAR DOCTOR I KILLED SOME BAJORANS AND 97 CARDASSIAN CIVILIANS
  • Bashir: alright, i'm going to save your life anyway
  • Garak: JK I SAVED FIVE TINY STARVING INNOCENT BAJORAN CHILDREN FROM EXECUTION BECAUSE I WAS FEELING CHILLY
  • Bashir: okay, fine, just lie still for a sec
  • Garak: LOL NO ACTUALLY I TRIED TO BETRAY MY BEST FRIEND BUT HE WAS QUICKER AND I DESERVED IT
  • Bashir: sure honey, just get a good night's rest, please
÷ Sentence Starters
  • "I was born inside a small town."
  • "Friends and family filled with envy when they should be filled with pride."
  • "And when the world's against me, is when I really come alive."
  • "I need to get in the right mind and clear myself up."
  • "I look in the mirror, questioning what I've become."
  • "I'm well aware of certain things that can destroy a man like me."
  • "I am happy on my own so here I'll stay."
  • "I used to think that nothing could be better than touring the world with my songs."
  • "I chased the picture perfect life, I think they painted it wrong."
  • "I think that money is the route of all evil, and fame is hell."
  • "Ain't nobody want to see you down in the dumps."
  • "You're living your dream and this should be fun."
  • "I beg you don't be disappointed with the man I've become."
  • "I guess you know I've been away."
  • "Where I'm heading, who knows?"
  • "My heart will stay the same."
  • "I was younger then."
  • "I found my heart and broke it here."
  • "I can't wait to go home."
  • "I miss the way you make me feel."
  • "We watched the sunset over the castle on the hill."
  • "Had my first kiss on a Friday night... I don't reckon I did it right."
  • "Maybe I came on too strong."
  • "Maybe I waited too long."
  • "Maybe I played my cards wrong."
  • "Baby I apologise for it."
  • "I've been known to give my all."
  • "Don't call me baby unless you mean it."
  • "Don't tell me you need me if you don't believe it."
  • "So let me know the truth before I dive right into you."
  • "You're a mystery."
  • "I have traveled the world and there's no other girl like you."
  • "What's your history?"
  • "Do you have a tendency to lead some people on? 'Cause I heard you do."
  • "The club isn't the best place to find a lover."
  • "Girl, you know I want your love."
  • "Your love was handmade for somebody like me."
  • "I may be crazy, don't mind me."
  • "Boy, let's not talk too much, grab on my waist and put that body on me."
  • "I'm in love with the shape of you."
  • "We push and pull like a magnet do."
  • "I'm in love with your body."
  • "Now my bedsheets smell like you."
  • "Although my heart is falling, too, I'm in love with your body."
  • "I never knew you were the someone waiting for me."
  • "We were just kids when we fell in love, not knowing what it was."
  • "I will not give you up this time."
  • "Darling, just kiss me slow."
  • "Darling, you look perfect tonight."
  • "Well I found a woman, stronger than anyone I know."
  • "She shares my dreams, I hope that someday I'll share her home."
  • "We are still kids, but we're so in love."
  • "I know we'll be alright this time."
  • "Be my girl, I'll be your man."
  • "I see my future in your eyes."
  • "I don't deserve this, darling, you look perfect tonight."
  • "I know I have met an angel in person."
  • "You look perfect tonight."
  • "Baby, I just want to dance."
  • "She shared a cigarette with me while her brother played the guitar."
  • "You know she beat me at darts and then she beat me at pool."
  • "She kissed me like there was nobody else in the room."
  • "I was holding her hand, her hand was holding mine."
  • "I swear I'm going to put you in a song that I write."
  • "You look happier."
  • "I saw that both your smiles were twice as wide as ours."
  • "Ain't nobody hurt you like I hurt you, but ain't nobody love you like I do."
  • "Promise that I will not take it personal if you're moving on with someone new."
  • "You look happier, you do, my friends told me one day I'll feel it, too."
  • "I'll smile to hide the truth, but I know I was happier with you."
  • "Everything's reminding me of you."
  • "You're happier, aren't you?"
  • "I know that there's others that deserve you, but my darling, I am still in love with you."
  • "I know I was happier with you."
  • "I knew one day you'd fall for someone new."
  • "If he breaks your heart like lovers do, just know that I'll be waiting here for you."
  • "Tribal tattoos and he don't know what it means."
  • "But I heard he makes you happy so that's fine by me."
  • "I'm just keeping it real."
  • "I'll be trying not to double tap, from way back, cause I know that's where the trouble's at."
  • "Let me remind you of the days when you used to hold my hand and when we sipped champagne."
  • "I guess if you were Lois Lane, I wasn't superman, just a young boy trying to be loved."
  • "If it was meant to be, you wouldn't be calling me up trying to fuck."
  • "I'm positive that he don't wanna know about me."
  • "I know you're missing all this kind of love."
  • "In the back of the club kissing a boy that ain't him."
  • "You're still a young girl trying to be loved."
  • "When you're with him I know you're lonely."
  • "Please, remember you're still free, to make the choice and leave."
  • "She is the sweetest thing that I know."
  • "You should see the way she holds me when the lights go low."
  • "Oh we're in love, aren't we?"
  • "I feel safe when you're holding me near."
  • "Love the way that you conquer your fear."
  • "You know hearts don't break around here."
  • "Spent my summer time beside her, and the rest of the year the same."
  • "She is the lighthouse in the night that will safely guide me home."
  • "I'm not scared of passing over or the thought of growing old, because from now until I go, every night I'll kiss you."
  • "We could change this whole world with a piano."
  • "I'm just a boy with a one-man show."
  • "Love could change the world in a moment."
  • "The revolution's coming, it's a minute away."
  • "I know, I'm all for people following their dreams."
  • "The future's in the hands of you and me."
  • "You are the one, girl."
  • "How would you feel, if I told you I loved you?"
  • "So tell me that you love me, too."
  • "We were sat upon our best friend's roof, I had both of my arms round you, watching the sunrise replace the moon."
  • "We were sitting in a parked car, stealing kisses in the front yard."
  • "I'm in pieces, it's tearing me up."
  • "A heart that's broke is a heart that's been loved."
  • "I hope that I see the world as you did."
  • "A life with love is a life that's been lived."
  • "I've got two left feet and a bottle of red wine."
  • "We're going somewhere where the sun is shining bright."
  • "You're like something that God has sent me."
  • "I lost my shoes last night, I don't know where I put my keys."
  • "I get lonely and make mistakes from time to time."
  • "My heart is breaking at the seams and I'm coming apart now."
  • "Always say what's on your mind."
  • "I was twenty four years old when I met the woman I would call my own."
  • "Her daddy said, 'No, you can't marry my daughter.'"
  • "I'm gonna marry the woman I love."
  • "Never had I seen such beauty before."
  • "I never worried about the king and crown."
  • "I gave all my oxygen to people that could breath."
  • "I gave away my money and now we don't even speak."
  • "I drove miles and miles, but would you do the same for me."
  • "Life can get you down so I just numb the way it feels."
  • "I drown it with a drink and out of date prescription pills."
  • "All the ones that love me, they just left me on the shelf."
  • "So before I save someone else, I've got to save myself."
  • "I'm here again, between the devil and the danger."
  • "Before I blame someone else, I've got to save myself."
  • "Before I love someone else, I've got to love myself."
Shut Doors (Doctor Strange x Reader) [SMUT]

Title: Shut doors (Doctor Strange x Reader) [SMUT]

Pairing: Doctor Strange x Reader

Characters: Reader and Doctor Strange, the Avengers

Request: Doctor Strange x Reader with 10+17, annnnnnnnnnd smutty-ish, please? If you could write it, I would be appreciate so much. And thank you in advance. Hoping that you would have a nice day! By @septimaseverina (sorry the link didn’t work the first time around, silly me. 

10. “It’s not what it looks like…”

17. “Oh please! It’s not like you’ve never seen something like this before.”

Summary: When a one night stand leads to awkward silences, awkward glances and awkward conversations you feel you’re never going to get your best friend back. But, when a mission threatens your life will everything change?

Word count: 965

Warnings: Mentions of potential death. SMUT, yep, you heard Doctor Strange smut. 

Tags: @tmntwhat-you-get-is-what-you-see @trinswhimsys

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Every single day, every night before we go on stage, I get on my fucking knees and I pray to god and I pray to uplift the people that have come to see us play and to love them and give the best that I can to them. That’s my life’s mission. But mostly, more than anything, the burning intense desire that is inside of me to play music, it has not diminished in the slightest. That has only deepened as time has gone on. When we are hitting it, when we are really inside the groove, when we’re on, I’m lost, man. And in that moment, I am truly free of everything and I am truly one with everything.” — Flea, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame speech, 2012.

  • The Red Hot Chili Peppers video backstage in Portugal. -  13rd July, 2017
Building a Relationship with the Holy Qur’an

As we get ready for the Holy Month of Ramadhan, I wish to use this platform to offer some advice:

I pray that we use this month to become the true companions of the Holy Qur'an. Dedicate a portion of your time every single day to recite a few verses. Or maybe pick a Surah and learn it inside and out, memorize it, understand its importance such as Surah al-Hujuraat. The amount of moral akhlaq principles which are rooted in this chapter are simply amazing. Some set out for ambitious goals to complete the recitation of the entire Qur'an from cover to cover but they often burn themselves out. Especially if throughout the rest of the 11 months there is no preparation for it. Or you find some who successfully complete the entire Qur'an every single Ramadhan, but few reflect upon the verses. It all becomes a series of lip movements just to finish up this page and on to the next. Their habits remain the same, there is no spiritual progression in their life.

Allah (swt) mentions in the Qur'an in Surah Muhammad, verse 24:


أَفَلَا يَتَدَبَّرُونَ الْقُرْآنَ أَمْ عَلَىٰ قُلُوبٍ أَقْفَالُهَا
Then do they not reflect upon the Qur'an, or are there locks upon [their] hearts?

Many recite, many memorize, look at Tafsirs, but few take a few seconds or minutes to think about what God is actually saying to them.

Use this month to build a relationship with the Qur’an, one that will last even after this blessed month is over. Sure we can recite as much as we can in order to reap in the rewards which Allah will grant us. But are we just after rewards? Or do we yearn to have a relationship with the Qur'an that will last a lifetime. I have experienced so many different moments in my own life, seen friends and other notable figures who have taken a step to make the Holy Qur'an their companion. And Allah (swt) has opened doors in such a manner that one cannot even describe.

Insha Allah we can hold on to both weighty things firmly, the Book of Allah (swt), and the Ahlulbayt (as). May this Shahr Ramadhan be the best one which God has honored us to live through.

“Indeed those who came before you saw the Qur'an as personal letters from their Lord. So they would ponder over it by night and year for it by day.”