Wednesday, December 12, 2007


assalamu alaikum,

Alhamdulillah, my brother may leave the hospital some time today.
This is wonderful news and I'll be making dua'a for it to actually happen.


Other shocking news: My baby cousin (barely 4 months) is dead and his older sister (also a toddler) was operated on last night. Apparently both were beaten by their caregiver while their mother, my cousin, was at work.

I am in shock. I cannot understand this. I do not. Audhu billah. I'm a zombie because I don't get it. Why? Why? Hurt a child that cannot speak? Hurt a bright innocent baby who brings joy to everyone she knows? Why? Why? Ya rabb...

The man is in custody and had better stay there, as the kids grandfather, my uncle, is understandably beyond furious. And more than half of that particular county (not in Conservopolis) is related to our family.

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un.

Please pray for us all.


  1. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un.

    What shocking news. May Allah swt protect you and your family through all this.

    I'm sorry I don't know what else to say (again) except you will be in my du'as.

  2. Salams marisa
    I am so sorry to hear about what your family has been through.
    I hope your brother and family heals well. Also about the kids in your family, that is absolutely awful,,, May Allah help you all.
    Sorry I have been distant for the past few weeks, just been very busy with the kids getting sick like every other week. Anyways, I scrolled through my mail and found the link to your blog. sounds like you have been going through it! May Allah hep you.
    Anyways, I hope you don't feel lonely or isolated in the community here. It has got its problems I know, but please call or come by if you feel lonely or just need a place to stop by. InshaALlah will write more later, because I am leaving work now and it is getting dark

  3. Sorry to hear such sad news. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May Allah make you all strong to see you through this.

  4. Salaam 'Alaikum

    I'm sorry to hear such news, and I hope that God gives your family strength in these times, and that the care taker is brought to justice in this life as she will be in the next.