Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mother – by Mehdi Taki, aged 10

Poem on Imam Hussain talking to his mother.. Mother I am a stranger beheaded on the desert of danger Mother I am thirsty and on Karbala my heart will be bursting Mother I am a martyor and above all depressions … Continue reading

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Ties that bind – By Saara Ali

I find it difficult to even start this blog. I really don’t know where to start. Maybe at the beginning of this journey.. A friend had sent me a text in January telling me that there was a group that … Continue reading

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A Testimony of Your Endless Love – By Taher Adel

I was once a pearl growing between the fingers of Your abundant care Hiding beneath the crevices left by Your mercy I abandoned my shell and now no longer own my beauty, The beauty You have given me Giving up … Continue reading

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Tears of Abbas (as) – by Ali Fadhil

I will attempt to describe my feelings and thoughts of what I think is a vision or an image that I saw or was imprinted on my mind out side the Shrine of where Abbas(as)’s right arm was cut off… … Continue reading

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Sabrina – by Saara Ali

An account of a girl volunteering in Africa, this is one of her experiences with a child called Sabrina. ————————————————————————————————— Some days I need to regroup and look at the bigger picture. It is easy to take this place for … Continue reading

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Inspiration found in the unlikeliest of places – by Hussain Makke

On my first trip to Iraq, I visited the holy shrines of the personalities I have been thinking of my entire life. On my return to Iraq, I felt I had already been acquainted with them, and this time it … Continue reading

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Signs From God – by Sanasino

There comes a time(s) in life where one’s depression peaks as hope goes the other way, falling much deeper. During this time we question reality, we question emotions, feelings, past decisions, potential future and living life itself; it is only … Continue reading

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