It wouldn’t be farfetched to write about a near life death experience, but that’s a story for another day. Today, I attended a Janazah; my first Janazah. And today, I’ve never been more close to death. Wallahi, four years ago, I didn’t even know what Janazah was. I remember the day I learned about Janazah… Continue reading Closeness to Death
A Death within a Community Part 2
Lately, I’ve been slowing coming to term with the fact that death is all around us. Like I know that even as I type this right now, I am slowly growing closer to my death whenever that may be. Simultaneously, I’m slowly preparing for that. For instance, yesterday during Taraweeh an email I received by our… Continue reading A Death within a Community Part 2
Why Must We Speak Ill of The Dead?
:Even at death, we give them no peace? My heart aches for people continue to engage in speech about the dead ill-manneredly. He had sihr(magic/sorcery/witchcraft) in his voicehence very addictive speaker they say; he was a terrorist they say; he recruited those who listened to his way they say; he had relations with prostitutes they… Continue reading Why Must We Speak Ill of The Dead?
11/11/2012; A Death Within A Community.
I’d like to begin this post with a reminder, a verse from the Quran: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِهِ وَلَا تَمُوتُنَّ إِلَّا وَأَنتُم مُّسْلِمُونَ "O you who believe! fear Allah as He should be feared and die not except in a state of Islam." 3:102 I pray for Taqwa(Taqwa is a high state… Continue reading 11/11/2012; A Death Within A Community.