Saturday, August 28

Neighbourly Love this Ramadhan


Asalamualaikum wahrehmatullah wabarakatuhu
So this Ramadhan I've been getting to know my arab neighbour from the apartment next door, Sr B.
It all started the night before 1st Ramadhan when I first knocked on her door - considering to this point i'd only ever heard her voice through the wall speaking in arabic or laughing.
So anyway I took her some dates, and she and her husband were very appreciative mashaAllah...2 days later she made some coconut sweets and sent them over...
And so the exchanges continued...every couple of days, I'd make something or she'd make something and send it over...
Thing is she doesn't actually speak english...so the communications a tad limited...anyone got any suggestions?
The other day mashaAllah she was returning my plate and gave me this wonderful looking dessert, may Allah reward her in abundance. Check it out:

Lil' chocolate chewy sweets with a chocolate cheesecake type thing...

So anyway now all my work colleagues are itching to have Muslim neighbours....Talk about thinking with your stomach! Anyway the point of this post is that I feel blessed to be able to share things like this with my Muslim neighbours....it's rare to find people so caring mashaAllah - let's hope it carries on far beyond this blessed month....not just for the food exchange!

Wa'alaikum asalaam wahrehmatullah

2 comments:

Adventurous Ammena said...

masha'Allah.. thats nice :) how do you get around the communication though??

Umm Saaliha said...

Ya sis exactly - urm learn more arabic?