Nor Rizan Ariffin

Nor Rizzan Ariffin

“I’ve been married for 34 years and not fortunate to have a child. Over time, my husband and I accepted the fact that it’s going to be just the two of us. Rather than feeling not blessed, I took it as an opportunity to dedicate more of my energy to the works for Allah, spend more time traveling with my beloved husband and hone the gift of creativity which God has given me. If you feel not blessed, look around you…Your problem might not even half of what others are going through. We sometimes complain of having so little, while others have nothing at all. Pray for the unfortunate and give gratitude to the Almighty for the things He has given you. At the end of the day, it’s all about having a good heart.”

~Β NOR RIZAN ARIFFIN from PUCHONG, MALAYSIA

*Published with subject’s permission.

 

21 thoughts on “Nor Rizan Ariffin

  1. Thank you for visiting my blog and leading me here. A picture may convey a 1000 words but actual words can lend even more depth to a piece. You have struck a perfect balance with this page. I look forward to seeing more of your work πŸ™‚

    1. Hi there! I’m glad to know that. I agree, Hope I could capture more beyond faces. Thank you! πŸ™‚

  2. Hi there, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for liking a comment I made on another blog while checking out yours as well. I love your About and I’m looking forward to experiencing your storytelling through photography. Steph

  3. I love your tagline “I see beauty in almost everything”. So glad one little like of a comment of mine somewhere else, brought me to your blog. Following πŸ™‚

  4. Positive words about being grateful for what we have are always so important to remember. Especially in the big city, where we may get lost within the everyday happenings and the fast pace of it. Be grateful, positive and lead a simple and humble life. πŸ™‚

    1. True. With the right thoughts, you can overcome such daily challenges. And I really think that surrounding yourself with optimistic people really helps. πŸ™‚

  5. Words of the wise. Whether or not one is religious, the words that she expresses are enough to keep going. I see too many narcissists gracing my mind, and honestly although many would try to rebuke such claims, I do believe that their source of self pity is due to the lack of faith. The faith could be in one’s self or in a deity but in the end our minutes on this earth are non refundable, so it’s best to spend our money with our heads high.

    1. Right, dropping the subject of religion, this is all about perspective. I visited the biggest mosque in Malaysia and met her, we had a good conversation and she’s really inspiring. πŸ™‚

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