Some Words of Wisdom From My Grandmother

Zainab
2 min readOct 25, 2022
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I grew up hearing my dadi (paternal grandmother) say

Allah kisi da mohtaj na banaye

Na veliyan da, te nahi aulaad da

May God never make one dependent; neither on those whom one loves nor on one’s offspring

I’d wonder why dadi would say that

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