Friday

A Mercy to Mankind

He would cut up his cloak to be able to move rather than disturb the cat sleeping on it.

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Tuesday

The Ramadan-y things we do

We're back to being a family now. Complete with the Mommy, Daddy and three girls. Gone is the echoing of footsteps in a house too large for us; gone is that unpolished silence. Our Skype button's been untouched for a while, left to itself feeling useless. And there couldn't have been a better time.

love this month. Who doesn't? 

It's a feeling that I can't quite put my finger on- a weightlessness in the air. 


Picture from Time Hotels

Monday

If God created everything, who created God?

A cauldron of boiling water is in front of you. The first thing you may ask is, "Why is the water boiling?"


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Friday

Looking beyond

Above the fast-moving, busy life that we're all engrossed with here on the only home we know, is a meticulous planner crossing our t's and dotting our i's.

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Monday

My Iraq

Patriotism- Such a funny feeling. I wonder where it comes from. The other day, I was updating my timeline and discovered that the makers of Facebook don't realize you could have a Hometown that you never really lived in.

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Friday

Ready-to-wear Hijabs

I came across this invention from Lebanon-based Bokitta through a friend's tweet today, and the first thought that struck me was, 'How come this idea never crossed anyone's mind before this?'

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Tuesday

What makes you believe?



"God gave you your huge eyes and your little body. God gave you your heart and your mind, and He gave you your father and I. He loves you more than we can, and He's always listening to all the thoughts you have and the prayers you make and Helping you out. God is like the air- He's everywhere you go. When we're in the house or go outside in the car to your uncle's house, or even if we travel to another country, He's still going to be there. There's nowhere you'll go that God won't be there for you."

That's how God was first introduced to me by my mother, and if you come from a believing family of any religion, I'm sure you'd be able to relate to this too. It's easy to believe when you're a kid- when what our parents tell us about the magical world we're bewitched with is an unquestionable given- because who could know more than mom and dad?

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