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'Amr Ibn Al-'Aas On His Deathbed

When ‘Amr Ibn Al-‘Aas was on his deathbed, his son said to him, “O my father, you used to say, would that I could meet a wise, intelligent man when he is dying, so that he might describe what he sees. 62 more words

Dunya | Aakhirah

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Connect the Dots.”

This is such a random prompt suggestion that I just had to try it…turn to page 82 in the book nearest you, take the third full sentence, and work it into a post somehow.

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The Man is Dying, But I Know He Will Never Die

My Father-in-law and I visited a man on his death bed recently, and this was my experience.

It was not my first time, but still…this reality gripped me once again. 622 more words


Vayekhi (Genesis 47:28 - 50:26)

Earlier this week, I saw the movie version Stephen Sondheim’s musical collection of fractured fairy tales, “Into the Woods.”  I hadn’t seen the stage version, but I’d read enough about it to know that, once everything seems as if we’re arriving at “happily ever after,” we’re suddenly not.  1,017 more words

Ultimately every trip comes down to how much I write, to the insights I gain

Ultimately every trip comes down to how much I write, to the insights I gain, to the clarity of my thinking that I can achieve. I love —– more than anything in the world and always will, nobody can ever take her place. 64 more words

True Love

The frailty of the human heart
Its demand for love no matter what

No matter what the consumption
It clamors for recognition

If its rights are obstructed… 64 more words

Last Story

Last Story

“Mommy, want to hear a story?”

The mother opened her eyes and smiled weakly. She could barely see her daughter even though she was right beside her hospital bed, but her voice was enough to comfort her. 250 more words

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