Message in Time

Part One: Weaving A Way Through

Safety in Numbers Photo by Mehdi Sepehri on Unsplash

“I rang your cousin in Pakistan and asked them to sacrifice a goat for you to get well. They will distribute it to the poor, after prayers in the mosque”.

It was a moment before I realised that it was me who’d groaned loudly at this news. My mother glared at me as she stood at the foot of my hospital bed. Obviously they had expected me to say something…



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Aza Y. Alam

Aza Y. Alam


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