Book review - The one. A perfect book for little children for introduction to the attributes of Allah

Book Review – The One by Manaal Jafrey-Razaque

Author         – Manaal Jafrey-Razaque Illustrator   – Tanya Emelyanova Publisher    – Prolance Available     – Official page & Amazon Growing up in an average Muslim household, we are taught that Allah has 99 names right from a young age. This book is a perfect aid…Continue reading Book Review – The One by Manaal Jafrey-Razaque

Qur’an – A literary miracle

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. Qur’an is the Holy Book for the 1.5 billion Muslims around the world. Mexico to Philippines, Sweden to Johannesburg, the language, the words, the…Continue reading Qur’an – A literary miracle

Optimist or Pessimist ?

(Feb 24th prompt from NaBloPoMo : Do you think you are more of an optimist or a pessimist? ) Thinking long and hard on the answer to the above question. I came to this sad conclusion: I am an optimist when things go my way. When its running downhill, I turn…Continue reading Optimist or Pessimist ?

Perspective of a parent

  After visiting an elderly relative of mine yesterday,  I was quite disturbed on seeing him, sitting all alone in the front porch. His three children stay abroad. Wife was at the hospital. He has a male servant who helps him out. Otherwise, it is him, the big house and…Continue reading Perspective of a parent