Wednesday, 01 May 2019 01:16 , by
I admit. I am Daddy’s Girl. And I am proud of it.
But being Daddy’s Girl comes with expectations and standards. A lot of expectations and very high standards. Especially when your daddy is the Reverend Joey Umali.
As a pastor’s child, I was expected to behave appropriately (some even expecte...
Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:45 , by
Asim Shabbir Ahmad
It has been three years since my father took the last breath of his life in this cruel world which took him away.
I held the cold body of my father with tears in my eyes and cried.
I still feel the touch of my father and I still remember the unbelievable feeling of that moment.
When thinking abo...
Sunday, 17 March 2019 08:09 , by
When my husband, your firstborn son, told me you passed away in a foreign land, I did not believe him. I could not move. I was in shock. I sat on the stairs for a long time, dazed. Then hot tears came rushing down. What happened? Were you in pain? Were you alone?
I didn’t even get the chance to s...
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:07 , by
While scrolling down my Facebook newsfeed, a line caught my attention that “the influence of a good teacher can never be erased”.
These words took me back to memories of my tuition when I was in 8th grade and the subjects became more difficult especially mathematics. I also had to take the boar...
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 11:29 , by
Asim Shabbir Ahmad
Alas! You have left me today.
I remember the 20th of October 2015. It was on a dark street in Mian Channu and I found you shivering in a box. I came towards you and you gave me a sad and stray smile.
It was such a special feeling. I never imagined that we would form such a deep bond.
It was the...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 10:29 , by
The profession of teachers is considered noble and appreciated. It is not easy and requires substantial effort, both physical and emotional.
When looking back for many years, I was in second grade in the preparatory school. There was a science teacher named Haneen. She was not only a teacher, but...
Sunday, 10 March 2019 22:24 , by
Growing up as a kid in an environment where the security situation was terrifying, most households lock their kids inside the house. They are allowed to step out of the house only when they are going to school or going somewhere with their parents. Same applied to my siblings and me.
As the younges...
Thursday, 07 March 2019 21:03 , by
What does it feel like to be a Mother? I can tell you for sure, It's a great power that comes with great responsibility.
Motherhood is one of the best gifts to mankind, A good and loving woman such as a Sister, a Friend, a confidant, a wife, a shoulder to cry on when you have lost your way makes a ...
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 20:42 , by
People always think that the most painful thing in life is losing the one you value .the truth is, the most painful thing is losing yourself in process of valuing someone too much and forgetting that you are special too. Our self- confidant came from our believing on our self, and that will not co...
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 19:20 , by
Death, you are never a friend, you snatched away my best Friend Tim who walked with me through thick and thin. Life has never been the same, but I thank God that your memories never fade away.
It still seems like you departed from us yesterday. Fresh memories of the good things we did together stil...