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About Our Eid & Us There wasn’t supposed to be another ‘Eid’ post today but hey, the kids are still in Eid mode around here! One of the best parts about Eid, for me, is receiving photos from friends and family around the world. We have family in the UK and in Indian Occupied Kashmir, basically evenly spread across the time zones! This year I had an adorable new family sharing their photos with me … you will never guess who. So, not many of you know this but Aiysha and I have never met! Yes! we started Mamanushka together having never met in ‘Real Life’! It makes for a great story, one you love to bust out at the dinner table! But you know what? We most certainly have met~ in the Realm of Souls. If you think I am just trying to be dramatically poetic think again. A’isha (the beloved wife of the Prophet) narrated that he said: “Souls are troops collected together and those who got along with one another (in the realm where souls existed before entering physical bodies in this world) will have an affinity with one another and get along (in this world).” (Bukhari, 3158; …