Posts Tagged ‘India’

My Lameness at Languages

// June 14th, 2008 // 17 Comments » // Blog

Wouldn't it be wonderful to be multi-lingual? One of my never-going-to-happen-without-a-miracle fantasies is to be able to speak and understand the language of any person that I meet. If I was an X-woman, I'd be Lingo – woman of a thousand tongues!

Okay, that was only super-lame.

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Prayer for my Family

// April 7th, 2008 // No Comments » // Blog

Asslamu 'alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatu

A very quick request that you please pray for my uncle in India, who has been taken seriously ill. He has suffered from major heart problems in the recent past, and his general health has been deteriorating over the past few years.

His daughter (my cousin) called us with the news this morning, and my mother has booked a flight to Bombay that leaves in a few hours. Subhanallah, the blessing of modern day transportation. Please also pray that she reaches her destination safely, and in good health – she suffers from travel sickness, as well as other chronic conditions.

Jazakallah khair in advance.

Loving that Desi Feeling

// April 29th, 2007 // 1 Comment » // Blog

For all my fellow Desi bloggers, and anyone else who happens to be interested, please check out brother Mushir's latest entry on his trip to his home town of Khambat; a truly inspirational read, māshā’Allāh.

Khambat is a celebration of life, of children, of family, of ties, of relationships, of people, of love.

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