Children Tag Archive

Beyond the Surface

Story by
Nov 4 · 8 min read

This wasn’t the first time the fisherman had hauled in a once living person, but never before had it been child-sized....

Where’s the Baby?

Essay by
Oct 10, 2016 · 6 min read

This piece has been co-authored by my wife, Safa Munim. The questions began just a few weeks into our marriage. Whenever I attended the...

Not Her Cup of Tea: Part II

Story by
May 29, 2013 · 9 min read

Continued from ‘Not Her Cup of Tea: Part I’ She was back in the rain- this time with a new purpose. She was still frowning,...

Thankful Thumbs

Memoir by
Sep 12, 2011 · 5 min read

“We must always remember that our problems are very small compared to other peoples. There are people around the whole world who are in...

Mud or Gold

Essay by
Dec 19, 2009 · 4 min read

Many years ago, while waiting for my father to pick me up from school, I sat in front of the Masjid playground, mesmerized by the sand all...

The Greatest Worshipper of His Time

Essay by
Dec 11, 2008 · 21 min read

Many years before the time of Prophet Muhammad and Prophet Isa (peace be upon them), there was a man among the Bani Israa’eel (The...