“Wealth and children are the adornment of the life of this world. But the good righteous deeds that last are better with your Lord for rewards and better in respect of hope.” [Surah Al-Kahf, Verse 46]
‘Why can’t we go to the park?’ questions my elder daughter. She is five and has developed a sharp sense of curiosity about the world and its functioning. ‘Because of lockdown dear. We aren’t allowed to travel anywhere unless it is absolutely necessary,’ I tried to explain.