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The reason i dragged about my grand father was that how all of this became the essence of my survival here.
i went with my father to bury him that day he left us. i saw him lying deep inside that grave. i saw people throwing handful of mud 3 times to bury him. my father was the first one to do it. i still remember it. i remember each of it.
the lullabies my mom used to sing wasn't that average songs, it was how we should be like him, how it is our duty to carry on the legacy of compassion and humanity we are gifted with. she used to tell us that according to our religious belief, if we do some good work, he will be gifted for it because we are somehow part of him and the god will make sure to gift him something because of this. since then, as a child, i started focusing on how i can gift my role model different things just by being a good human.
we once grew a tree together outside our home, ammi (mom) and us children. one day, an elderly man in a hot day sat under it. i ran towards my mom to tell her that someone is making the most of the shade, then she told me that this is sadqa-e-jariya and dada abbu will be served well for it too even when he isn't with us.
my mom did her best to pour in compassion we needed to be a human by setting an example of my dada abbu, i love her a lot for this. now, whatever i do, i know i am making him happy, i am making him proud up there. eventhough, i cannot serve people the way he did, but i try.
he has been my sunshine, my sun flower throughout this time. i have spent more time with him after his death as compared to what i did when he was physically here. he is with me, he with us, and will always be. i know. please remember him and us in your prayers.🌻 (3/3)
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