Thursday, February 28, 2008

Remember the Dead

Loraine Mirza, after a long struggle with cancer, passed away today. She converted to Islam as a teenager and lived to see her children and grandchildren be strong Shias. I knew her from some e-mail groups. She should be buried tomorrow after Friday prayers in California; so if anyone wants to pray namaz washat that should be tomorrow night.

A dear friend's father, Syed Ibadat Ali Rizvi, passed away two weeks ago today in Pakistan.

A 14-year old student in my community, Graham Johnson, was hit and killed by a drunk driver last weekend.

One day we all will die, so let us be kind to and remember our loved ones in life and in death.

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