That my abstract got accepted in a conference !! My very first conference!
And it's an international one.. :D. In USA to be precise. But err, I can't go. So the second/third author has to be the presenter.
But that's not the point.
The point is that a publication came out of the thesis! And it matters. Like, the conference is an important one. Alhamdulillah.
Though it would have been so much fun to go for a week to the US *lost in the fantasy*
Lesson: Anybody out there who thinks his/her circumstances won't permit him/her to have achievements - just wait, and persevere. Things do fall through, even through the worst of times. Only hard work, consistency, belief and tawakkal in Allah (SWT) is important. And of course, the daily reminders like salah and Quran pulls through the most stressful times.
I hope and pray this paper turns out to be a good one (have to write it now), and the presenters do a good job with it.. :). Insha Allah.
Worthwhile share of the day:
Narrated Abu Huraira, Allah's Messenger (sallAllahu ályhi wasallam) said,•► "The reward of the prayer offered by a person in congregation is twenty five times greater than that of the prayer offered in one's house or in the market (alone). And this is because if he performs ablution and does it perfectly and then proceeds to the mosque with the sole intention of praying, then for every step he takes towards the mosque, he is upgraded one degree in reward and his one sin is taken off (crossed out) from his accounts (of deeds). When he offers his prayer, the angels keep on asking Allah's Blessings and Allah's forgiveness for him as long as he is (staying) at his Musalla. They say, 'O Allah! Bestow Your blessings upon him, be Merciful and kind to him.' And one is regarded in prayer as long as one is waiting for the prayer."
[Bukhari :: Book 1 :: Volume 11 :: Hadith 620]