A Desert Winter Wonderland

The snow piled up over two days.

The snow piled up over two days.

For the first time in more than one hundred years Amman Jordan was blanketed with over a meter of snow.

A whole week after the snowstorm, the snow was still deep At the lovely King Hussain Park.

A whole week after the snowstorm, the snow was still deep At the lovely King Hussain Park.

We stayed huddled around our little stove reading Dickens' A Christmas Carol, an incredible reminder about the consequences of all our actions in the eyes of Allah, Mighty and Majestic

We stayed huddled around our little stove reading Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, an incredible reminder about the consequences of all our actions in the eyes of Allah, Mighty and Majestic

The joy of it all was short-lived, however, in relation to the plight of thousands of Syrian refugees living outside Amman in tent villages. May Allah give them patience and relieve their suffering, and may He teach us to rely upon Him and Him alone, and to know that He is the Disposer of all our affairs, and the One who is cherishing each and every one of us, in each unfolding moment giving us precisely what we need according to His Supreme Knowledge.

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