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
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
Like the Chapel Hill Shooting victims, I didn't know him. Like Deah, he was my brother, our brother, to many in Islam and to others in humanity. Regardless, these four winners had great legacies that people like you and I dream of. Subhanallah, I feel a different type of pain when it comes to Mustafa Mattan.… Continue reading Rest in Jannah Mustafa Mattan
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.