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#1 Lethal Injection

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 12:27 AM

Salaam all. It just seems like yesterday I was that kid running around carefree acting his age, poking people, annoying the neighbors, and squirting fluids via water guns on his fellow Muslim chums. Oh wait; that was yesterday. :D Just kidding. Anyway, I'm happy and sad. No, I'm mostly sad. Mostly sad because life isn't a game anymore, but a little happy because I'm one day closer to the date of my demise. Happy memories of things past that will remain just that, memories. And the jump from 19 to 20 feels like a leap compared to an 18 to 19 hop. Just not being a teen anymore sheds off lots of protective skin and replaces it with a heavy coat of bearing and responsibility. It's time for the caterpillar to spread its wings and fly. Salaam.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 12:34 AM

asalamu alaikum

dont forget to say alhamdulillah and pray first thing in the morning... may Allah forgive the sins you have commited in these 20 years and keep you alive in heart and mind for another 20...!

have a good one bro...!

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 12:37 AM

:D,
May Allah let every year get better for you. May many good things come in your future. May Allah guide you and protect you always brother. :D

Mash'Allah brother!

:D

#4 Lethal Injection

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 12:51 AM

asalamu alaikum

dont forget to say alhamdulillah and pray first thing in the morning... may Allah forgive the sins you have commited in these 20 years and keep you alive in heart and mind for another 20...!

have a good one bro...!

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Salaam. Indeed praise be to Allah and his beauty in creation. May the Almighty reward you for your kind words. Salaam.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 12:54 AM

:D,
May Allah let every year get better for you. May many good things come in your future. May Allah guide you and protect you always brother. :D

Mash'Allah brother!

:D

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Salaam sister. May Allah reward you for your words and sincerity, and I hope He, praised be His name, paves a road filled with roses ahead for you on your journey to eternal bliss. Salaam.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 01:03 AM

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you should actually cry on you birthday....because you should remember that one more year of your life is gone and you are one more year closer to dead and therefore you should fear Allah swt and praise his and pray to him that he keeps you on the straight path.

may Allah swt give you a lonbg life and may he keep you steadfast on imaan. :D
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Posted 29 January 2005 - 01:13 AM

:D

cry? wow thats depressing.. :D

:D you have lived 20 years.


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Posted 29 January 2005 - 01:16 AM

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yes cry out of the fear of Allah swt! cry because you are scared of what will happen to you...think what you have done inalla these years all the bad deeds yoiu have done..think what you can do to make yourself a better person.
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Posted 29 January 2005 - 01:32 AM

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yes good point, but also think of all the blessings throughout life. Everyday holds many blessings, whether one is aware or not.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 01:48 AM

Salaam on you sisters. Both ways are fine: crying and rejoicing. In my case, I'll be rejoicing, since I'm enthralled that I'm one day closer to the event of my eternal sleep and the things lying in wait, and I'll be crying, since I'm afraid I won't have harvested enough deeds when the hour comes. Some people would weep about this, others would be delighted, and a handful would do both. Salaam.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 01:53 AM

Salaam all. It just seems like yesterday I was that kid running around carefree acting his age, poking people, annoying the neighbors, and squirting fluids via water guns on his fellow Muslim chums. Oh wait; that was yesterday.  :D Just kidding. Anyway, I'm happy and sad. No, I'm mostly sad. Mostly sad because life isn't a game anymore, but a little happy because I'm one day closer to the date of my demise. Happy memories of things past that will remain just that, memories. And the jump from 19 to 20 feels like a leap compared to an 18 to 19 hop. Just not being a teen anymore sheds off lots of  protective skin and replaces it with a heavy coat of bearing and responsibility. It's time for the caterpillar to spread its wings and fly. Salaam.

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Im happy for you too, your an '85? Im also going to turn 20 but this September. HOW TIME FLIES!

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 02:03 AM

Im happy for you too, your an '85? Im also going to turn 20 but this September. HOW TIME FLIES!

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Salaam bro. Yeah, I'm an 85er. I'm saying it and I'm kind of gloomy. I better slap myself :D . Salaam.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 02:12 AM

Salaam bro. Yeah, I'm an 85er. I'm saying it and I'm kind of gloomy. I better slap myself  :D . Salaam.

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i ALSO FEEL GLOOMY WHEN i THINK THAT i WILL BE 20 THIS YEAR, a bit old. But n e ways

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 03:30 PM

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MashaAllah 20 years old :D

funny enough i sometimes find 19 old :D

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 05:22 PM

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Hey! Just cause you're turning 20 doesnt' mean you have to act like a 20 year old! :D or does it? :D

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everybody else pretty much covered all the advice, what with rejoicing and crying, so all i'll say is May Allah continue to bless you every year!

wasslamu aliakum

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 05:26 PM

20 years old that is old :D

anyway iam 16 this monday although i still feel like a 7 year old

(just four more years untill iam 20 omg iam getting old :D )

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 07:56 PM

20 years old that is old  :D

anyway iam 16 this monday although i still feel like a 7 year old

(just four more years untill iam 20 omg iam getting old  :D )

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Dont rub it in! You are making me feel worse in the process.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 08:01 PM

Dont rub it in! You are making me feel worse in the process.

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why? how old are you

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 09:17 PM

Dont rub it in! You are making me feel worse in the process.

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Currently 19 but this year twenty as you!, Im dreading that day althought I should be glad, is this normal?

Oh and Happy Birthday, today is your day! What did ya do?

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 10:15 PM

Salaam all. Thanks for all the nice replies :D . It's 12:12 AM here, so I should be commemorating it when I sleep and wake up. I'll probably cut a cake with the family and then go out and play laser tag with my friends and cousins. We'll then go play some networked CS. Yeah, I won't let my age stop me from entertaining myself :D . Salaam all.