The last trial

The last part of the series "Three days; Three trials" When morning came, Khalid was ready to begin searching for the next and last, clue. But try as he might, he couldn’t find it anywhere! Where could they have hidden it? Hmm. Both of the previous clues had been ‘hidden’ in not so hidden spots.... Continue Reading →

The 2nd trial

3rd part of the series "Three days; Three trials" The next morning Khalid woke up to voices in his room. No, not voices, they were whispers. He cracked his eyes open and saw three figures crouched beside his bed. At once, his heart rate sped up, who were these people? He almost let out a... Continue Reading →

The 1st trial

2nd part of the series "Three days; Three trials" Khalid woke up to the smell of….of something good. He couldn’t exactly place it. By the time he made it to the kitchen, his parents were already seated at the table, waiting for Sa’ad and Maria to join them. Ahh. So it had been his mother’s... Continue Reading →

Khalid’s 10th Birthday

1st part of the series "Three days; Three trials" The twentieth of June was a very important day. Not only was it the last day of school and the beginning of summer, it was also Khalid’s birthday. Perhaps it was not his birthday that was as important to him as was the fact that it... Continue Reading →

Motivation

Never be ordinary. That's what they say. But how can we be extraordinary? With all this noise on the way. Free yourself of doubt And stand tall and proud. Remember that you are different To everyone else in the crowd. Your light is too bright to be dulled So let it shine through. The only... Continue Reading →

A hike with Salman

One sunny morning Salman woke up, very excited. Today he was going to a hike in the mountains! Salman’s father had planned for a family picnic today, because of Salman, their only son, was fond of hiking and had been insisting on going to the hills. After the breakfast, Salman helped his mother pack up... Continue Reading →

Be Thankful

The moon was up in the sky, with his eyes closed. Hmmm, do you know why? Star: Why are you so quiet? You look very sad! Moon: Yes I am unhappy, See how lonely I am! Star: Make the shining sun your friend He is also lonely like you! Moon: He comes out in the... Continue Reading →

Living Without Them

There was once a little boy called Hassan, who lived in a small cottage. Behind Hassan’s house was a beautiful garden which his father owned. Whenever Hassan felt like it, he would go there and relax, sometimes talking to the trees and flowers and watering them, because he loved nature. He thought the trees over... Continue Reading →

A Princess never forgotten

Once upon a time, there lived a king with two daughters and one son. His youngest daughter, Princess Mariah, was the king’s darling because of her sweet nature. The king would bring a lot of gifts for his children and especially for Princess Mariah but he would note that these gifts never really made her... Continue Reading →

The Lonely Bird

Just like any other day, Ibrahim came home from school in tears. He laid back on his bed, exhausted, the insults and scornful remarks made by his classmates booming louder in his head by the minute. Even after years of getting bullied at school, he wasn’t used to it. The fact that he was not... Continue Reading →

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