You have talked with your friend about family and values, yet deep in your heart and soul you wonder when it will be the right time to discuss the things closest to your heart, your faith.man reads Koran, reading Quran, man in mosque, Muslim man
This is often an uncomfortable or awkward subject in many Western Cultures, not so in the culture of most Muslims! It is commonplace to talk about faith in everyday conversation.
Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy is a fictional account of an Afghan village girl and her life. Born with a cleft lip, her family and community treats her like a second-class citizen. She encounters American troops patrolling her village, and they offer her help in a surprising way. The pages of this book…
The Kite Runner. “Because when spring comes it melts the snow one flake at a time, and maybe I just witnessed the first flake melting.”
Today I stumbled upon a blog written by an Afghan lady named Sara Basharmal who was brought up and currently studies in London. Her insightful blog gives vivid, first hand, heartfelt information about Afghan women in Afghanistan and those living abroad.
“For everything that is hidden will eventually be brought into the open, and every secret will be brought to light.” New Living Translation (©2007) I have been praying for Afghans and learning about Afghanistan since 2004. Though I have learned many things about recent history, there was so much that I didn’t know about the…
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