بِسْمِ ٱللّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ My friend who graced the blog, 1newleaf with wonderful articles has departed from the world. She wrote with the pen name, “Honey bee”. Like a bee, she wanted to work hard and enrich her Akhira (Hereafter). Even before we decided to write articles, she used a picture of a honey bee as her … Continue reading Reflections from the life of a late friend.
Mango! This story was submitted by my fried few months before her death.
Balloons! Bundle of air, just enough to make one smile. Good enough to keep mom free for a while. Be prepared for tears to come.. For all it takes is a single prick. We like balloons, have inflated ourselves with dreams, pride, ego and all things vain. We are no better than those who have … Continue reading Balloons!
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