Eid Mubarak!

I have to apologize for my lateness and the fact that I’m not posting original material here. But since I didn’t have a chance to write anything about Eid al Adha, which occurred last week, I wanted to at least do a post with information about it. Here’s a cute article I found about a mother explaining the holiday to her young son. And here’s a brief description I found of the hajj pilgrimage. The mother’s story starts below. Enjoy!

Saima Sheikh of Allen: Why we give thanks
The Dallas Morning News
12:00 AM CST on Sunday, November 21, 2010

Saima Sheikh of Allen is a stay-at-home mom and volunteer. She is also a Community Voices volunteer columnist. Her e-mail address is saima_mahfooz@hotmail.com.

“Do you know what tomorrow is?” I recently asked my son. He answered with a wide grin, “Yes, Mom, tomorrow is Eid, and I don’t have to go to school.”

I smiled. “But what do you know about Eid?”

He replied, “Well, we get ready and go to our mosque. We pray, eat and then I get my presents. Will I get presents tomorrow?”

“Yes, you will, but do you know why we celebrate this Eid?” I asked him.

“I think I do, but can you tell me about it again, Mom?” …


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