And in non-Amal center related news

 

 

We moved house 2 months ago, and I just have to say, alhamdulillah, the view from our roof is amazing.  Every day I go up there to check on the mountains.  Yesterday this is what they looked like after a fresh snow.
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And for a few moments before it set the sun lit up the snowy peaks with the most striking rose color.DSC_0245

 

And here is our family according to Yousef.  Karima’s crutches!  Funny that he is surrounded by these boxy concrete houses and yet he draws ours with a slanted roof.  Why is that so universal.  DSC_0242

Amal center today

 

 

The Amal Center has the only wood picket fence in town.  Found a sweet deal on grass too, getting that put in on Tuesday inshallah.
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The mural in the kids’s room is a labor of love produced by our talented volunteers.  Work in progress here.DSC_0250