My Umrah before the Hajj

Although I was looking forward to the trip and determined to go through with it, I knew I would miss my children, and I worried that my youngest one, who was only 9 months old, would miss me as we had never been apart for very long before. On top…

Preparations for Hajj

Going for Hajj is a big thing, one of the biggest adventures in your life. For me, thinking back to where and when it began, it's getting difficult to remember. Although the process started almost a year ago (when we first started talking about making the trip), it finished just…