Allah may take something away, In order to give better

Asalaam Alaykum parents, I pray you are all keep well and safe. I also hope your Easter holidays were productive.

As suspected the lock down has gone past the Easter holidays therefore, we will be continuing our online lessons. As you have read in Ust Asif newsletter year 2 lessons will be between 12.30-3.00 with Quran after. You should have now received your child’s maths abacus book; this book is to be done in lessons NOT in your child’s own time.

Resources

Here is a list of things your child may need for the lessons. I’m sure majority of you have these already.

English- Yellow workbook, pencil, rubber (optional) most English work will be done through google classroom.

Maths- Maths abacas book and ruler

Science/topic- Plain paper (notepad), colouring pencils

I’m sure like me most of us are waking up thinking ok what shall we do today to make the day somewhat productive. I’m sure like me lots of you are getting anxious and worried about Ramadan and the future due to the current situation. I read something that really helped me get through some anxious times and I would like to share what I learned in the hope to help you and the children. Remember Allah is giving, remember that Allah’s decisions for the believer are always good for them and a wise believer will focus on what is given rather than fixating the mind on what has been taken.

Sometimes harm is wrapped in shiny glittery paper whereas gifts are wrapped in hardship and sorrow. Its how we choose to look at them. Allah says, “It may be that you hate something, and it is good for you, and it may be that you love something, and it is bad for you. Allah knows and you do not. (Quran 2:216) For lots of us deprivation can be a gift, it can shake, wake and inspire you to return to Allah. Let’s wake up and thank Allah for keeping us safe, our children still being able to learn, our stomachs full and InshaAllah another chance to gain as much reward this Ramadan.

Often it is the most bitter medicine that ends up becoming our cure.

JazakAllahu Khayran

Ust Ayesha