A plea: For patience. For Compassion. And a touch of rebelliousness

A plea: For patience. For Compassion. And a touch of rebelliousness Editors Note: I have a treat for all of you today 🙂 A beautiful and heartfelt post by the ever beautiful Razwana Wahid. Read more about her at the end of this post. Her words move me as I am sure they will move you too 🙂 Enjoy darlings! 

Today, my heart is broken.

In so many different places.

But it doesn’t break for me.

It breaks for the neighbour’s daughter, who I’m told is only *allowed* to study until high school. After this she sits at home and waits for a suitor to marry. Because education will confuse her. And life experience will only open her eyes to opportunities that will take her away from her family. She’ll ruin their reputation.

As an 8 year old, her opinion wasn’t sought. She doesn’t know this is her future. Continue reading “A plea: For patience. For Compassion. And a touch of rebelliousness”