Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Akilam School, Istanbul Turkey

Last year, our group visited the Akilam School in Istanbul, Turkey.

The visit to the school was the highlight of the trip for me.  I remember getting a teary-eyed, tight-squeeze hug from each student when we left, along with "See you in Jennah, Insha Allaah." 

None of us was sure we'd ever see each other again in this dunya.

So, Alhamdulillah, I was thrilled to find out that we would be visiting the school again this year!

My traveling companion, Sister Megan, and I got to teach an English class.  We had so much fun!  It was great being with the sisters again.

I can't tell you the feeling I have in my heart for these sisters.  I have real mad love for them.  I am so proud of them!  I smile everytime I think of them, or see pictures of them.

The visit and opportunity to see them again was truly heaven :)

May Allaah t'ala bless them, guide them, and reward them and their families.  Ameen.

Sisters, Insha Allaah we will see each other again in 2012. 


Seyyah Hatun said...

Mashaallah! Very very nice! Allah bless you, Allah bless us! :))

Fadiosis said...

oh mashallah such lovely pics. i can imagine how beautiful memories those were..

may Allah bless you all and may we meet in jannah inshallah :)

mezba said...

Amazing pics, everyone looks so happy! :-)

Would love, love, love to visit Turkey!


mezba said...

Turkey just seems to be an amazing place and everyone I know seems to be visiting there!

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