This sounds very superstitious and should be avoided. To infer certain ideas simply based on the relationship of the date of death to other dates in the personal life of the deceased sounds a lot like astrology and other types of divinization.
Well, three months in either direction of your birthday would be six months, which is half of the year. So, yes, there is a 50/50 chance that people would die within three months revolving around your own birthday. Don’t think that is significant in any way except, perhaps, statistically . . .
I don’t know if there’s any deep significance to it, but I know of a man who was very devoted to Mary, and he died on August 15th. I just think that happens to be very sweet. I don’t know if it means anything. But I won’t count anything out. After all, Jesus decided to die on a very interesting day-Passover-and that obviously had meaning. But I suppose this is not really very relevant to my personal spiritual life, so I don’t much care when I die.
This reminds me of a story I was told about my grandfather. He was always a drinker, and a “bummer” of money, and if anyone ever went back to him to try to get his “loan” back, his famous retort was, “See me August 12th”.
He died at the age of 69, on – you guessed it – August 12th.
(and no, there was no foul play involved in his death).
There’s an old superstition that supposedly, a person born on December 25th would be cursed and become a werewolf. Granted, there’s an odd and fortunately rare pyschological condition that causes the sufferer to act aggressive and agitated around the time of the full moon, but I don’t recall it being documented that the people who have it were born on Dec. 25th…
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