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Premonition of a Death – How is the living is notified when a loved one dies

We have all heard stories where a person wakes up and announces that a close relative has just died. Then in the morning they find out it is true. Read More.


The Medicalization of Death in History

When the Black Death swept through Europe in the 14th century, it claimed the lives of over 75 million people, many of who were clergymen whose job it was to help usher the dying into the next world. 623 more words


A Life of Regret

Everything is great.

It was the best of times.

Everything is horrible.

It was the worst of times.

I am large. I contain multitudes.

#YOLO… 599 more words

Love of The Night Prayer

The people of the past would cry on their deathbed and when asked why, they would say we will miss the long winter nights of long qiyaam.



Taking better care of your body and running with a better crowd or associating with better humans are perhaps the two most important regrets which a human can have. 119 more words

Common Sense


Light blue, firmly pressed, cotton-drenched. Sheets.

The light: fluorescent, pouring down closed blinds, anxiously stopping the world from creeping in again.
I’m the only one. The only one here to hear him whisper The End in two final words,”Live ironically.” And maybe it was The Price is Right on TV, or too much coffee cake on a Saturday morning, but I became willing to take a gamble at what grandpa’s nonsense could clearly mean. 161 more words