Category Archive: Afghanistan

How Does Your Garden Grow?

“In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the rose of love, and from the nightingale of affection and desire loosen not thy hold.” – The Hidden Words We lived in an… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

This is my son in the arms of Sima, our housekeeper and my closest companion in Afghanistan. Being house bound a lot during our two years in Kabul, I spent almost everyday in the company of… Continue reading

I go to him at speed

I am as My servant thinks I am. I am with him when he makes mention of Me. If he makes mention of Me to himself, I make mention of him to Myself;… Continue reading

Springtime in Kabul

Today is officially the first day of spring! March 20th marks the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and while it may not look remotely like spring right now in Finland, in my… Continue reading

The little boy of Kabul

There are a few people whom we meet – even if for just a brief moment, live on in our memories for years to come. This is one of them. A little boy… Continue reading