Encouraging children to fast in Ramadan

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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Assalamu Alaikum. Dear parents, we all wish to make most out of Ramadan by fasting and praying. Do we as parents ignore our children in this month? Or, would we prefer to see our children experience the sweetness of Ramadan? Ramadan is the month of fasting. Would you like your little … Continue reading Encouraging children to fast in Ramadan

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My Little Quran Buddy

    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Dear friends, I would like to share with you something which made me very happy!! For me, it is an achievement too good to be true! This happened a year ago. Yet, I can’t cease being pleased about it. My son, who was then just a six-year-old had memorized … Continue reading My Little Quran Buddy

Miracle of Life

With trembling hands and a racing heart She seeks to know if her womb is blessed She closes her eyes and utters a prayer – Before she checks the result of the test. A heavy tear slips down her misty eyes Triggering a smile as her heart skips a beat. Gracious Lord has answered her … Continue reading Miracle of Life

I thought I knew her.

She had always been strong and confident. She knew what she wanted and strived hard for it. Nothing could stand in her way. She was called rude, selfish and over-ambitious. She just didn’t care. Ah! She had even started to enjoy the malice. She had mastered the art of scaring others away. Being hated was … Continue reading I thought I knew her.

Precious Five

Silence in the hospital was broken by cries of pain; deep unbearable pain. Rehma was brought to the  hospital in labor. The pain was unbearable. Her husband wiped sweat off her forehead as she waited to be admitted.  Doctor examined her and was quick to take her to the  labor ward.  The baby would be … Continue reading Precious Five