Everyday I waited and waited for that moment when he looked me in my eyes and smiled. I felt like it would never come, and at times when I thought the moment arrived, it turned out to be a bit of wind.
But today I finally got the smile I’d been waiting for. It helped me put to rest the year of sleepless nights, injections, backache, heartburn, tears, emotions and sore nipples. It was a smile fuelled with something I hadn’t felt in a while. Pure, untainted and unconditional love, Mashallah.
I told people very casually, “Yes, I’m going to go to England, have a baby and be back at work in no time”! And to think I actually made it as far as coming back to Kuwait, Alhamdulilah, Praise be to Allah. I quickly recognised the blessings sent my way through people and even objects! How can you learn to be patient if your patience is not tested.
This new chapter of life stretches me to witness a new way of life, focusing not only on my own goals and dreams, but nurturing my children to achieve their own. May Allah aid me to find the balance of raising righteous children for this world and the hereafter Ameen