Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Remembering Mak

Beloved Mak with four of her six daughters. From left: Kama, Ani (Zahana), Mak, Izah (Hanizah) and Idah (Zaridah). Absent: Zanariah and Norliza.

Yesterday, 31st May 2010, marked the second anniversary of Mak's passing. In the midst of my niece Reta's aqad nikah (solemnisation of marriage ceremony) that morning two years ago, Mak drew her last breath in Kuala Terengganu General Hospital.

Three of her children were with her till the end; my family and I were still enroute to Dungun to attend the kenduri, blissfully unaware that Mak's condition had taken a turn for the worse hours before.

Her body was brought back for burial that afternoon, just as guests arrived by the hundreds to attend Reta's wedding kenduri. "A Wedding and A Funeral" that homecoming trip turned out to be.

It's been two years since you left us but memories of you remain vivid in our hearts. May you finally find peace, Mak, and may Allah swt keep you in His blessings forever. Till we meet again..." Amin.

7 comments:

_deli said...

Salam Kak Puteri,

Kasih seorang ibu tidak akan ada yang dapat menggantinya. Juga seorang Ayah for that matter but I have to concur: Tiga kali kasih Ibu barulah beralih kepada sang Ayah. Sigh...

Insya'ALlah akan bertemu juga kita nanti dengan semua yang kita sayangi.

My family has been thru "A Wedding and A Funeral" too. However I was a toddler then, and it was on my 5th birthday.

Al-fathihah.

Wan Sharif said...

Again Al Fatihah..

Average Joe said...

kak puteri, alfatihah for arwah mak!
ibu, ke ahir hayat mereka tetap menyayangi kita tanpa batasannya. terimakasih kak puteri kerana memngingati ibu, dan membuat saya juga melayari kenangan indah bersama ibu saya sendiri.

Kama said...

Deli - sememangnya kasih ibu tiada ganti..

Wan - tq.

AJ - jika mak masih ada, luangkan masa untuk bersama dengannya; kalau dah tiada, selalu-selalulah sedekahlah Al-Fatihah dan Yasin

Wan Sharif said...

Salam Puteri,
Izinkan saya perturunkan.. Allah mengingatkan kita tentang betapa besarnya kasih ibu..

....His mother beareth him with reluctance, and bringeth him forth with reluctance, and the bearing of him and the weaning of him is thirty months... Al-Ahqaf(46):015.

Kama said...

Wan - a very good reminder betapa besarnya pengorbanan seorang mak.. a sobering ayat, that..

Mari La Ko Masjik said...

Al-Fatihah

Deen