It was on April 4, 2011 when I went to Sg. Petani, Kedah to accompany my adopted sis to a Halal Food Workshop. She's a successful entrepreneur who owns a few branches of Moonaliza Cakehouse in Kedah.
By the time the workshop ended at 10.30 am, I'd already finished reading cover-to-cover Health Today magazine. Such a useful "tool" for a medical student to-be like me. Insha Allah.
We (my mum, sis and I) were heading to car park when a middle-aged lady greeted us with her sweet smile. She promoted her ready-made spice paste products. It's noted that her products have been distributed widely in North Malaysia. She runs her business on her own successfully.
What a surprise! She doesn't come from an affluent background yet, she's an ILLITERATE woman! Her STRONG DETERMINATION has driven her to become such a distinguished IKS entrepreneur. [IZZ FITRI 09 - Her brand name]
When I first saw her, I was inspired by her strong willpower. Perhaps this is the way Allah teaches us on how to shape a character of a real caliph who will never give up in the life endeavour. Let's utter; "La haula wala quwwata illa billahil 'aliyyil 'aziim"..There' no strength nor power except from Allah.
"The characteristic of strong trunk in mangroves enable them to be used for underwater construction or piling."
In a nutshell, it's unlikely only those who are blessed with high IQ will excel in life but it's surely only who has the strongest determination will win in the life pursuit. Insha Allah. =)