Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Homestudy: Calligraphy

I have always enjoyed calligraphy, both arabic and english. I have this vision / passion /wish / desire  to have my kids enjoy the beauty of this art.

I first did calligraphy at Alhuda Canada as a student and completely fell in love with it and from there I explored it more and took a few in-person courses and online course by Omar Uddin.

The good thing about the online course is I will always have access to it so inshallah in the future my kids can also benefit from it.

Recently though I had the opportunity to take in person Calligraphy classes from an expert an Arabic Calligrapher here in Doha Qatar.

Purpose of sharing this is my hope and desire to inspire and help other moms who want to learn a new skills and tell them you  can do it! 

"Share the Khair" as a dear friend put it. Usually, I don't like talking about what I have studied/studying or what courses I have done/doing, but recently I have been feeling a need to do so to help other mothers see and reach their highest potential. If we put our minds to something and work hard with it, we can do more than we think we can. We gave birth! didn't we? So we can move mountains as well. As a matter of fact most of you already are! You are raising wonderful children interested by The All Mighty especially chosen to be under your tender and loving care. I often say the above as affirmation to myself, and yes, positive self talk has great benefit and we can keep that discussion for another time inshaAllah. I encourage you to do that the same, because sometimes we are not surrounded by the most encouraging people. And many times we are blessed with such company.

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