Saturday, 29 November 2008

The All-Important Question

The all-important question: "Why?", as my soon-to-be-3-year-old niece inquires in persistence.

A question we could all do with asking a bit more often, but not too too often maa sha Allah.


adil said...

So my niece is pretending to iron some clothes with her toy iron and I ask her, "Maryam, why are you ironing these clothes?"

"To make the clothes hot," she responds whilst continuing her pretend ironing.

adil said...

Today Maryam was on a roll, "one, two, three," she progresses, counting up to "twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine".

At this point I am thinking, "Wow, maa sha Allah. No stopping her today. She has cracked it"... almost. She concludes: "twenty-ten".

adil said...

This article goes some way in explaining why my young niece Maryam asks "why?" so often:
Children are born believers in God