The Nomad Mum's Diary: The gift of the Nile

Friday, December 21, 2007

The gift of the Nile

Wednesday was the first day of Eid Al Adha, the feast of sacrifice, the feast that is associated with the annual pilgrimage to Mecca and its connotations of the story of Abraham, Hager and Ishmael. I woke up to the chants from Tv and the nearby mosques: Here I come my Lord, here I come… Here I come my Lord, you with no one to share with, Here I come… The gratitude and the grace are to you and so is the reign.. You with no one to share with. My family had long abstained from the ritual of... Sign in to see full entry.

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