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The Journey - Things people Say

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A few days back, as I was sitting in a cafe, sharing waffles and ice cream with 2 of my acquaintances, we talked about life’s challenges. One conversation led to another and somehow, I told them about how I am tested with a son who has ADHD.

One of the ladies, than passed a remarks if I was sure my son had ADHD or am I just being Over dramatic. She also mentioned that there might be nothing wrong with my son, and ADHD was just want I wanted him to have, a convenient excuse for his indiscipline behaviour.  It hurts me when I receive such comments. Which mother would be sick enough to self-label her son with ADHD? Which mother wants her son to have this condition?

...................I then told her, that I didn’t diagnosed him but the clinic. I also explain that ADHD, unlike normal illness is not a disease with clear visible symptoms, it is a behaviour condition and can often be misinterpreted with indiscipline. I told her, I am his mother, and I know my son. I know, that Abang is slightly…

Do Good Deeds but Dont expect Anything In Return.

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she walked passed me as if, she don't know me. Felt the hurt, for when she needed my help, I was there for her. When she needed my help, oh how good she would be to me. and this happens time and time again. exactly......and I was hurt.....she is non other than my own ........ an advise came to me....from who else, but my advisor when I am down. Hubby said: The reason why you feel hurt is because you expect something for being good. When you expect something, you will be utterly disappointed. Do good deeds without expecting anything in return. Allah will than reward you in ways you cannot imagine, maybe in the form of giving you good pious children. For that, I nodded and I knew Allah swt wanted me to learn this lesson.