Amatullah

25: Contentment

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25: Contentment

It is so easy to get lost in the world of complaints. Our day to day lives never seem as perfect as others’. Single sisters want to get married. Married sisters want to return to the freedom of a single life – a break from the husband and kids. Teenagers want to get away from their parents. Others wish they could see their parents on a daily basis – or at all, if they have passed away. Jobs are never just right. Too much work. Too little. Not enough pay. Not your passion. There is always a complaint about some aspect (or many) of our lives.

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24: Ocean of Forgiveness

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24: Ocean of Forgiveness

“… O son of Adam, as long as you call upon Me and ask of Me, I will forgive you for what you have done, and I will not mind. O son of Adam, were your sins to reach the clouds of the sky and were you then to ask forgiveness of Me, I would forgive you. O son of Adam, were you to come to Me with sins nearly as great as the earth and were you then to face Me, ascribing no partner to Me, I would bring you forgiveness nearly as great as (the earth)…”

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23: Grand Investment

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23: Grand Investment

Ali radiya Allahu anhu said: “The dunya is an abode of truth for the one who is truthful in it; and it is an abode of safety for the one who understands it perfectly; and it is an abode of richness for the one who prepares his provisions in it. This dunya is the place where Allah’s revelation came down. And it’s the place where Allah’s Prophets prayed and bowed down. And it’s the marketplace for the allies of Allah… in this marketplace, they received Allah’s mercy, and earned His jannah.”

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22: To Give Thanks

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22: To Give Thanks

When you rise from sleep, thank Allah with all your heart for the new day, the chance to start over. The chance to grow and get closer to Him. Thank Him for the air you’re taking into your lungs, and for each breath He’s given you – without having to do anything on your part – since the day you were born.

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21: Humility

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21: Humility

“I knocked on all the doors to Allah, and I found them crowded. I knocked on the door of salah, and I found it full of people praying. I knocked on the door of sawm, and I found it full of people fasting. I knocked on the door of du’aa, and I found it full of people asking. But I knocked on the door of humility, and I found it empty… so I decided to enter from there.”

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