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With tired eyes, tired minds, tired souls... we slept

There’s something about death.. it’s a part of life – that’s for sure.
And to someone with a very odd fascination for the whole concept, a playlist for my funeral (Moon River, Welcome to the black parade etc) and a bucket list have been set up (which obviously consists of crazy dreams and lots of travel!!!).. 531 more words

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Lining Up

Every time I hear someone refer to the ‘circle of life’ I cringe. Because I don’t think of life a a circle at all. Seasons, migratory and mating patterns might be cyclical in nature, but our tiny private lives are not. 771 more words

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Is it permissible to raise voices while following a funeral procession?

Question 2: Many people say that Talqeen to the dead (standing by their grave in an attempt to remind them to say: “Laa ilaaha illaa Allaah”) is Haraam (prohibited) for the Prophet (peace be upon him) did not do so, is this correct? 110 more words

The Funerals (الجنائز)

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Saying "Laa ilaahaa illa Allaah" while following a Janaazah

The authentic description of the Funeral Salaah (صلاة الجنازة)

Question: Please explain to us how the funeral Salaah is to be offered, as reported from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), because many people do not know about it. 374 more words

Education

RIP Anne Tkach: I hardly knew you, but now I know you were amazing

Here’s how I knew Anne Tkach: As Adam Hesed’s girlfriend, who came with him to family gatherings throughout the year: Thanksgiving, birthdays, Christmas. She was warm and kind, but we never really had a deep conversation; now I wish we had. 261 more words

Culture

Remains of WWII soldier from Saskatoon identified in Europe

OTTAWA – A Saskatchewan soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice around 70 years ago to be given a final known resting. The Department of National Defence (DND) announced Saturday the remains of a WWII soldier found in Europe have been identified as those belonging to Private Albert Laubenstein. 354 more words

World

Friday

I spent most of Friday driving to Watsons Bay and back for a funeral.

#1: It’s wonderful to be able to attend a Christian funeral. While there is a deep sense of grief and loss, one also experiences the joy that the deceased is now in the presence of their maker, and that if our trust is in Jesus, who died for our sins, then this is not the end. 185 more words

Casual Observations