After I graduate I will go to a faraway place, maybe a beach or the top of a mountain, to thank God for giving me a mind and showing me how to use it.
We have lots of girls who have grown into old women and have no logical explanation for why they do what they do during Ramadan. Why can’t we drink water? Why must girls begin to fast before boys? Why must it be harder for women than men?
When I found out that the Taliban were the ones that attacked the Hotel Inter-Continental I was very sad. I cried often that day… I asked myself a thousand times, “How did the Taliban feel when they were killing the people?”
My Dari teacher never says interesting things and just yaks and yaks. He gives us many assignments and never checks them. He looks kind and tries hard to improve our Dari but his method is strange. Sometimes he gives us credit for useless activities and sometimes he doesn’t give even one point for good work.
your shoulders are my shelter
your eyes are my sky
your hands my garden
you are the one
In Islamic countries when a baby is born, the family writes down a lot of names and puts them in the holy Qur’an, the holy book for Muslims.