Tag: angel

What to Say When You Meet the Angel of Death at a Party

EVERY 90 days I lie in a whirling CT machine, dye coursing through my veins, and the doctors look to see whether the tumors in my liver are growing. If they are not, the doctors smile and schedule another scan. The rhythm has been the same since my doctors told me I had stage IV colon cancer two and a half years ago. I live for three months, take a deep breath and hope to start over again. I will probably do this for the rest of my life. Whatever that means…more: nytimes

The Leper, the Bald and the Blind

t is reported on the authority of Abu Hurairah (ra) that he heard the Messenger of Allah say: “Verily, three men from Bani Israel, a leper, a bald-headed man and a blind man were tested by Allah : He sent…