Do not become too attached to anything you found on this earth. You learn to take, give, and subhanallah, reach out.
Don’t get too attached. You’re going to lose it. But when you get something in the hereafter, it is said, even the people you’re going to meet, you will recognize them because Allah allows you to recognize them.
One of the best ways of earning the mercy of Allah is to constantly seek His forgiveness.
The greatest key to Khushua (full attention); If you understand this key and you use it for your Salah, you will see a dimensional change in your Salah from the next prayer, by Allah’s will.
What is it?
Why in the Witr Salah do you see people sobbing more than any other time of the year, weeping? How come the imam, he begins making du’a, imploring the majestic Allah, Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala, calling upon Him, praising Him, glorifying Him, asking for Jannah, seeking refuge from Jahannam, confessing the weakness and sins and deficiency, and asking for what we don’t deserve of, complaining of our problems and our pains for our ummah and our families and our children, ourselves.
You see people weeping. Why?
Because during that moment, you’ve experienced something called Al munajat, or “confidential talks,” Al Munajah, it means private talk with Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala.
Sometimes you will always get people who misunderstand you. Sometimes you can’t do that The person went away with the wrong perception of who you are.
The first interaction that you had with someone and they really think you’re a disaster. Not realizing that my man, 10,000 times I’ve done this, the one time that I didn’t, now I’m judged.
At some point in our lives, you’re a lovely person. You give so much way to so many people and you’ve really been so polite on the road that you’re late for work all the time. But the ones that you did not give someone way and you cut someone up, it happened to be your boss.
I tell you, human beings are required to do their best and remember it’s between you and Allah.
People will hate you even though you’re a much better person than they are. People will hate you even though you may be closer to Allah than they are.
It’s okay. It’s one of those, did you try your best? Did you give it your best shot? Did you try to resolve matters? Did you try?
I’m busy thinking to myself that as much as we say we have to interact with the people next to us in a beautiful way, as much as we say we have to interact with them, ask yourself, am I in a position that those around me would actually be pleased to interact with a guy like me.
We need to love each other. Give people reason to love you, not to hate you. Then if they want to hate you, it’s okay. It’s better for you, it’s not bad.
But if you were the reason, then come, let’s address the matter.
If you take a look at Allah Almighty’s plan, many times people forget that before birth, before they were born, we believe all of us were with Allah (swt) But we don’t remember as sophisticated it as we are right now, we don’t remember the day we were born, or the first few days, or even the first year, perhaps.
We believe we are too sophisticated to just disappear one day.
Between you and something you never dreamt of, which was going to be called the life of the dunya.
There was just a membrane. You had to cross one membrane for you to witness something. Today you don’t remember, but you know you went through it.
When you thought there was nothing to come, something came. What came? A life.
Allah Almighty tells you, in the same way, you’re going to cross another membrane one day into a life that’s going to be everlasting….
A believer is told, don’t worry, just prepare for the day by trying to achieve the mercy of Allah, because the mercy of Allah is what is going to bring you into heaven, paradise.
Reconcile between yourselves and your brothers and sisters and mend the relationships between you, please.
The recent event, the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, showed us that when death arrives in many instances, it doesn’t give anybody a heads up.
When death finally arrives, no amount of crying will ever quell the pain and the regret of an unresolved fallout between and the regret of an unresolved fall out between you and another Muslim.
*Allah Says, ‘Be fearful of Allah and mend the relationships between one another.’
Acknowledge your weakness and allow that to appear in your decisions, my brother, and realize, man was created weak. Man is so weak, and this recent event exposed that weakness.
*Because when death arrives, no opportunity will be given. And there you will realize as you cry, no amount of fame, no amount of money, no dispute, no fall out was worth the pain of an unresolved fall out between you and another Muslim.
Watch your tongue, Your tongue is important. Say good things. Come on, man. From your mouth, say nice things. The people you live with, tell them beautiful words. Let them smile. Let them blush also. Your own spouse, let them blush.
People say that to the wrong people. Why can’t you say to the right person? Subhanallah