Zahir -Humaid al Mahruqi
    Zahir  Humaid al Mahruqi

    Light Words, Heavy Meaning

    Zahir Mahruqi is an avid reader and observer of life’s ‘little’ happenings which he believes are often the key to understanding the essence of life itself. He maintains that by just embarking on the path to self improvement, we grow ‘spiritually’ You can email Zahir at

Accept your mistakes
    April 11, 2019

Why people lost in the jungle die?

A smile can change a nation
    March 21, 2019

I am proud to be an Omani today, in fact very proud. 

Expectations Do Breed Frustrations
    March 7, 2019

One day, when a group of people were shouting insults at Jesus PBUH, he looked at them and gracefully said that “If what you are saying is true then may God forgive me but if what you are saying is untrue then may God forgive you”.

One noble deed at a time
    February 21, 2019

The other day I witnessed something that disturbed me and I opted to share it. Children were playing outside around Maghrib time and a middle-aged woman was trying to get them to go back inside the house. She would manage to get them close to entering the house when they would split and start running in different directions until at one point she was visibly upset.

Compared to what??
    February 6, 2019

It is said that Socrates had a wife who was excruciatingly annoying. She was so loud that the neighbors could hear the arguments between her and her husband. One day they told Socrates to his face that his wife was too nagging. He casually asked them: Compared to what?