Such a beautiful and well-written story. Thank you, Yaz, for being brave enough to share your experiences with us.


 As for everything, there is a season,

And a time for every matter under heaven,

A time to be born, and a time to die….

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

Years before his fatal car accident, my son had a pre-death premonition. Between the ages of fifteen and twenty-one, he told us three times that he would die in his twenties. We chose to dismiss his warnings, because the thought was too horrifying to contemplate. We put it all down to youthful fantasy and banished the thought of his early death from our minds. In one of those conversations, he said he would die in a car accident, and that his car would be totalled, though he jokingly added that it would be more glamorous to be shot while performing on stage, in the manner of one of his rock idols. One month before his 22nd birthday, Zak died when his car…

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  1. Thank you for re-blogging this. I feel it is important for people to try to see that the death of the body is not the death of the person. And that there is a time to live and a time to die, and that everything is in its rightful place.

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