Category Archives: Faith

Eassa@the Graveyard

Eassa was asking to visit again his beloved Jiddo Essa who passed away some 6 weeks a go, may God bring Mercy upon his soul. We also visited the late Sheikh AlBakiry who was instrumental in our early lives and was the one to perform the marriage ceremony for Mazin and I. We miss him. […]

Eassa@Learning about Backbiting

Salaaaam to all you lovely souls on this cloudy Friday morning. So. Backbiting. It happens in the most unpredictable ways. You are chit chatting about life with your friend – all innocent stuff… and then, a name is dropped – innocently – how are they? What are they upto? And talk happens…In your head you […]

@The Month Of Ramadan

Farewell the Holy Month of Ramadan. Looking back through the planner, there is clarity, and an appreciation for the journey. There are also blank days highlighting the fact that I was too busy to record my learning on that day, and that I couldn’t recall after a few days what it was that I learnt. […]

@The Islamic Museum (No.3)

8 year old girl: Then Adam was bored, so God created Eve. 🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️ This happened after a number of sessions exploring the story of Prophet Adam and Lady Eve with primary school aged children. The children engaged in retelling the story using different means including paper puppets and our tiny theatre set up. Children come […]

@The Islamic Museum (No.2)

**Dawood the bear brought so much excitement at our Storytelling session this morning. He had done a few mistakes and needed some advice on how to fix them. He had eaten too many chocolates without asking permission; he had broken a plate while running down the stairs; he played with his food and made a […]


تحليلات عيسى: عيسى: ماما شلون مات الامام الحسين؟ ماما: قتلوه وهو عطشان. ماخلوه يشرب ماي. عيسى: منو قتله؟ ماما: يزيد. عيسى: يزيد شرب ماي؟ ماما: اي شرب ماي هوايه ومقبل يخلون الإمام الحسين يشرب ماي. عيسى: اي وسوه بولة بفراشه بالليل! Eassa’s analysis of the events of Karbala: Eassa: Mum, how did Imam Hussain die? […]


  First 3 photos are of the Fatemeh Masoumeh Wood Museum (Qom) telling the moving story of Lady Masoumeh through multiple wooden panoramas, including one depicting her janaza after being poisoned. The last photo are of the current situation in the shrine of Lady Masoumeh with the restrictions on use of this public space due […]