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Writing Through Grief

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Writing down your thought is like doing a monologue…

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These brave moms are blogging their way through one of life’s more traumatic losses: the loss of a child. Calling themselves babyloss blogs, they provide insight for those of us who have never experienced this unique pain and support for other parents starting to navigate the same grief — along with hope that life does go on, and happiness is still possible.

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being a great teacher is not easy…

Lama sungguh tak update blog ni..  sibuk memanjang..

Hari ni nak tulis tentang pelajar sekarang yang terlalu bergantung kepada guru :

 

Nak mencari maksud perkataan mereka lebih suka tanya terus pada guru tanpa memmbuka dan mencari dalam kamus. Sekalipun guru tidak memberi jawapan, mereka masih liat membuka kamus dan mencari perkataan yang dikehendaki.  Akhirnya tunggu kawan buka kamus dan menyalin jawapan dari kawan.. aduhai anak bangsaku.

Hook Up with Allah, Allah will Hook You Up.


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Before I got married, I was given unsolicited advice on how to change in order to make myself “more appealing” to men. Sisters would voluntarily tell me I should change my dress style, personality and passion for activism in order not to scare them away.

I was frustrated. Since when was our purpose in life marriage? Where in the Qur’an does Allah The Provider—The One Who has written our provision in every aspect of our lives—ask us to change our personalities and tone down our activism in hopes of sacking a spouse? Why would I want to change myself to please someone else and marry someone who doesn’t actually appreciate who I truly am in the first place?

Nevertheless, with marriage being such a huge concern for our community, many face the temptation to change who they are and their core values for the sake of finding a spouse.

Here’s an idea: Instead of working to please a potential suitor, perhaps we should first seek to please Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He), the One Who sows the seed of love in our hearts and can bless us with our dream husband or dream wife or give us better than it if that’s what is best for us.

Thus, for those of us seeking to get married, in addition to looking for marriage at every event, let’s look for marriage in our relationship with Al Wahhab, The Giver of All. Let’s be honest. We are talking about the Al Mujeeb, The Responder to Prayer. Those are amongst the Names of Allah! Allah gives and He answers!

If we are individuals who struggle to lower our gaze and protect our eyes, heart, tongue and body from falling into what is forbidden, don’t we know that Allah `azza wa jall (the Might and Majestic) will indeed massively reward us?

Every time we glance up and see someone we wish we could be with and then turn away, in that moment we can fervently ask Allah (swt) to bless us with a spouse who will be the sweetness of our eyes. Would not Allah `azza wa jall listen to and accept your supplication to Him? The Prophet ﷺ (peace be upon him) has encouraged us with regards to our dua (supplication), “Ask and you will be given, ask you will be given,” (at-Tirmithi).

In those moments in the last third of the night, in those two rakahs (units of prayer) which we make out of pure frustration of our situation, weeping, asking Allah (swt) to answer us—do we not think Allah rabul`alameen (Lord of the Worlds) will respond to us? How could Allah, The Responder, possibly not accept the supplication of His adamant worshipper who is painfully struggling to maintain his or her modesty and guard his or her chastity? Allahu Akbar (God is the Greatest), this is Allah! Without doubt Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala is going to answer us!

The Prophet ﷺ relates from Allah, the Lord of All the Worlds, in a hadith qudsi:

“Our Lord (glorified and exalted be He) descends each night to the earth’s sky when there remains the final third of the night, and He says: ‘Who is saying a prayer to Me that I may answer it? Who is asking something of Me that I may give it him? Who is asking forgiveness of Me that I may forgive him?’” (Bukhari)

What is hooking up with a brother or sister on Facebook worth if we’re not more adamant about  hooking up with the One Who can hook us up?

As Shaykh Muhammad Faqih once said, “Hook up with Allah, Allah will hook you up!”

Let’s hook up with salah (prayer)! Hook up with the Qur’an! Hook up with community work for Allah’s Sake! And have certainty that when we struggle to please Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, Allah, Ash-Shakoor, is the Most Appreciative of our work and will undoubtedly reward us.

Will that reward be in the form of an amazing spouse and an amazing marriage? Allah knows best. Perhaps it may and perhaps it may not. However, the best part is that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala knows what is BEST for us and regardless of the outcome, we’ll have increased in the closeness of our relationship to Him through this test.

The Prophet ﷺ has told us, “Any Muslim who supplicates to Allah in a du`a’ which contains no sin breaking of kinship, Allah will give him one of three things: either his du`a’ will be immediately answered or, it will be saved for him in the hereafter, or it will turn away an equivalent amount of evil (from him)…” (Ahmad).

Thus, we must know that if we hook up with Allah, we can trust that He will hook us up with whatever is best, whether it be an answer to exactly what we are asking for or something better than that for us. Allah got our backs! Who better to trust our future with than the One Who already knows it?

Easier said than done? Maybe. But what have we got to lose? If at the end of the day, we are only increasing in closeness to Allah (swt), we are finding our Qur’anic recitation increasing, we are finally tasting the sweetness of our salah, we’re making more fervent duaa than ever before—then, God willing, we will have gained more than a spouse if one gets married, and we would have gained much more than facebook “cruising for a spouse” time while we’re attempting to find our better half.

Those of us looking to get married must take the means necessary—meeting new people, getting involved with new organizations and projects, considering online options or singles’ events… We must take the means necessary for the outcome. But let us not forget that the One Who will facilitate the outcome should be on our minds, in our hearts and worshipped through our actions in more passionate, fervent ways than the time and effort we justifiably spend searching for our better halves.

And if marriage does not become a reality for whatever reason is best, then by focusing on increasing in our relationship with Allah (swt), we would have gained much, much more in both this life and the Next, God willing; a higher rank in the highest Paradise, an amazingly close relationship with our Creator and unparalleled new relationship with du`a’ (supplication) to the One Who always hears and responds.

The Lord of the Worlds speaks to us and tells us, “And when My slaves ask you concerning Me, then I am indeed near. I respond to the invocations of the supplicant when he calls on Me. So let them obey Me and believe in Me, so that they may be led aright,” (Quran, 2:186).

We are coming to Allah with raja (hope), with a powerful combination of seeking Allah’s pleasure, striving to leave anything which may gain His displeasure and making a consistent effort to ask Him to open the best of ways for us. And with all of that, we’re putting our trust in Him that He will give us whatever is best. Of course Allah is listening and He will undoubtedly answer us.

As was once stated, “A person has never held certainty in Allah only for Allah to disappoint him or her. Never will Allah disappoint those with yaqeen (certainty), tawakkul (reliance) and husn al-dhann (good opinion) of Him.”

Hook up with Allah and Allah, the All Wise, will undoubtedly hook us up in the best of ways

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~Ada Apa Pada Nama~

bISMILLAHIRRAHMAANIRRAHIIM.. Artikel hari ini simple sahaja.. Hanya nak menekankan cerita di sebalik nama kami adik beradik.. Langkah ini ana pilih kerana ana dapati ramai yang tertanya-tanya mana datang ‘LYDIA’ dari ‘HALIMAH SAADIAH’… Alang-alang nak tahu, meh ana ceritakan kronologinya.. Semoga bermanfaat.. Selamat membaca! (^_^)..

1) Fatimah Zaharah (FARAH)
FARAH berasal dari FAtimah zahaRAH.. Nama Fatimah Az-Zahra memang familiar dalam kalangan orang Islam.. Fatimah Az-Zahra adalah puteri Nabi Muhammad s.a.w.. Dia membesar dalam suasana kesusahan. Bondanya pergi ketika usianya terlalu muda dan masih memerlukan kasih sayang seorang ibu. Sejak itu,dialah yang mengambil alih tugas menguruskan rumahtangga seperti memasak, mencuci, mengemas rumah dan menguruskan keperluan ayahandanya. Di sebalik kesibukan itu, dia juga adalah seorang yang paling kuat beribadah. Keletihan yang ditanggung akibat seharian bekerja menggantikan tugas ibunya yang telah pergi itu, tidak pula menghalang Sayidatina Fatimah daripada bermunajata dan beribadah kepada ALLAH SWT. Malam- malam yang dilalui, diisi dengan tahajud, zikir dan siangnya pula dengan sembahyang, puasa, membaca Al Quran dan lain-lain. Setiap hari,suara halusnya mengalunkan irama Al Quran.. ~SubhanALLAH~ Semoga Kak Farah menjadi insan yang tidak kenal erti putus asa dunia akhirat…

2) Umar Mukhtar (JIHAD)
Nama ni mesti lagi pelik kan..? Sebab nama lain, panggil lain.. Al-kisah.. Umar Mukhtar merupakan seorang pejuang Islam, yang diberi gelaran ‘singa padang pasir’… Umar Mukhtar merupakan wira kebanggaan rakyat yang namanya bersemadi di dalam hati sanubari rakyat Libya. Sejak dari usia yang muda, beliau bangun memperjuangkan kemerdekaan negaranya daripada dibelenggu oleh cengkaman kuasa fasis Itali dan pengakhiran riwayat hidupnya syahid di tali gantung.. Ringkasan cerita, ketika berumur 80 tahun, Umar mukhtar telah beberapa kali jatuh sakit.. Ramai pengikutnya menyuruh beliau meninggalkan perjuangan, namun apa yang dijawab oleh beliau ” Kita mempunyai sunnah Nabi Muhammad s.a.w yang boleeh membimbing kita dalam jihad kita…”kata-kata beliau menyuntik semangat para pengikutnya.. Sewaktu hendak di tali gantung, jelas kelihatan ketenangan pada raut wajahnya.. Beliau sempat solat sunat sebelum pelaksanaan hukum gantung terhadapnya.. Selepas dihukum gantung, Umar Mukhtar menjadi simbol pembebasan dan JIHAD Libya… ~Dari kisah tersebut, maka terbitlah panggilan ‘JIHAD’ pada abangku, Umar Mukhtar.. alhamdulILLAH~ Semoga Abe Yad menjadi mujahid setia…

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3) Halimah Saadiah (LYDIA)
LYDIA = haLImah saaDIAh… Cuma yang ni special, huruf  ‘I’ ditukar kepada huruf ‘Y’.. Untuk mencantikkan lagi ejaannya.. Ceritanya.. Halimatus Saadiah merupakan ibu susuan Nabi Muhammad s.a.w.. Beliau merupakan seorang gadis kampung dari Bani Saad, yang tinggal di pedalaman.. Kerjanya mengambil upah menyusu bayi.. Kebiasaannya, mereka akan mencari anak orang-orang kaya kerana  upahnya tinggi.. Unta yang ditunggang oleh Halimatus Saadiah merupakan unta yang tua dan perlahan.. Setibanya beliau di Kota Mekah, tiada lagi bayi orang-orang kaya untuk dijadikan susuannya.. Namun, beliau telah menerima bayi Siti Aminah yakni Nabi Muhammad s.a.w… Walaupun upahnya hanya sedikit, beliau redha  dan bersyukur dengan rezeki tersebut.. Tanpa diduga Halimatus Saadiah rupanya mengambil upah  menyusu seorang lelaki agung pilihan ALLAH swt.. Atas keberkatan baginda Rasulullah saw, unta yang pada asalnya sangat uzur dan berjalan perlahan bertukar menjadi cergas dan pantas.. Air susu Halimatus Saadiah juga bertambah banyak kerana pada asalnya sebelah daripada susu beliau pada asalnya tidak mengeluarkan susu.. Begitu juga hasil tanaman yang diusahakan oleh suaminya juga subur dan memperolehi hasil yang lumayan…Inilah berkatnya kita redha dengan apa yang kita ada… Bersyukur dan redha akan membuahkan keberkatan dalam hidup.. ALLAHUakbar~ Semoga aku tergolong dalam kalangan insan-insan yang bersyukur dan redha…

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4) Umar Abdulaziz (ZUHDI)
Seperti yang sedia maklum dalam sejarah, Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz merupakan seorang khalifah Bani Umayyah.. Beliau dilantik menjadi Khalifah selepas kematian Sulaiman bin Abdul Malik tetapi beliau tidak suka kepada pelantikan tersebut.. Lalu beliau memerintahkan supaya memanggil orang ramai untuk mendirikan sembahyang. Selepas itu orang ramai mula berpusu-pusu pergi ke masjid.. Apabila mereka semua telah berkumpul, beliau bangun menyampaikan ucapan.. Lantas beliau mengucapkan puji-pujian kepada ALLAH swt dan berselawat kepada Nabi Muahmmad s.a.w kemudian beliau berkata: “Wahai sekalian umat manusia! Aku telah diuji untuk memegang tugas ini tanpa meminta pandangan daripada aku terlebih dahulu dan bukan juga permintaan daripada aku serta tidak dibincangkan bersama dengan umat Islam… Sekarang aku membatalkan baiah yang kamu berikan kepada aku dan pilihlah seorang Khalifah yang kamu reda”… Tiba-tiba orang ramai serentak berkata: Kami telah memilih kamu wahai Amirul Mukminin dan kami juga reda kepada kamu. Oleh yang demikian perintahlah kami dengan kebaikan dan keberkatan. Lalu beliau berpesan kepada orang ramai supaya bertakwa, ZUHUD kepada kekayaan dunia dan mendorong mereka supaya cintakan akhirat kemudian beliau berkata pula kepada mereka:“Wahai sekalian umat manusia! Sesiapa yang taat kepada Allah, dia wajib ditaati dan sesiapa yang tidak taat kepada Allah, dia tidak wajib ditaati oleh sesiapapun. Wahai sekalian umat manusia! Taatlah kamu kepada aku selagi aku taat kepada Allah di dalam memimpin kamu dan sekiranya aku tidak taat kepada Allah, janganlah sesiapa mentaati aku”. Setelah itu beliau turun dari mimbar… Beliau telah berpesan kepada rakyatnya supaya ZUHUD pada kekayaan dunia.. Kedudukannya sebagai pemimpin sebuah negara tidak digunakannya untuk mencari kekayaan atau kesenangan duniawi.. Membuktikan beliau melaksanakan apa yang beliau pesankan kepada rakyatnya.. ~Maka dari pesanan beliau, terbitlah panggilan ZUHDI.. Semoga akhi soghir menjadi insan sehebat Khalifah Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz… subhanALLAH~


5) Umar Basyir (HARIS)
Nama Umar Basyir @ HARIS diambil daripada nama Jeneral Umar Hassan al-Basyir. Beliau ialah pemerintah Sudan komtemporari, dan dianggap sebagai salah seorang pemain utama menjadikan negara itu lebih dekat kepada pemerintahan Islam. Dalam salah satu ungkapan termasyhur oleh Imam al-Ghazali, beliau menyebut “Ad-deenu ussun was-sultonu HARISUN. Fama la ussalahu fa mahduumun, wa ma la HARISA lahu fa dhoi-un” (maksudnya: Agama itu asas (negara) dan pemerintah/sultan adalah PENGAWAL. Barang yang tiada asas akan runtuh, dan barang yang tiada pengawal akan hilang). So, Umar Basyir selaku pemerintah adalah pengawal atau HARIS… harapnya kepada pemerintahan Islam, insya Allah~Semoga adikku HARIS menjadi penjaga kepada agama, keluarga, sahabat-sahabat dan sebagainya.. alhamdulILLAH~

6) Umar Talimsani (MASRI)
Syaikh Umar Tilmisani adalah salah seorang daripada tokoh-tokoh da’ie dan murabbi.. Nama penuhnya ialah Ustaz Umar Abdul Fattah bin Abdul Qadir Mushthafa Tilmisani.. Beliau pernah menjawat jawatan sebagai Mursyidul Am Ikhwanul Muslimin setelah wafatnya Mursyidul ‘Am kedua, Hasan Al-Hudhaibi ,pada bulan November 1973.. Syaikh Umar Tilmisani merupakan peguam pertama yang bergabung dengan Ikhwan, mewakafkan pemikiran, dan potensi untuk membelanya… Beliau termasuk salah seorang orang kuat Imam Asy-Syahid Hasan Al-Banna… Beliau sering menyertai Al-Banna dalam beberapa lawatan, baik di dalam mahupun di luar Mesir… Bahkan, Al-Banna sering meminta bantuannya dalam menyelesaikan beberapa masalah… Antara nasihat Syaikh Umar Tilmisani ialah berpegang teguh dengan wahyu Allah Ta’ala, berjihad dengan kalimat yang benar, tidak menghiraukan gangguan, menjadikan diri sebagai teladan dalam kepahlawanan, bersikap satria, istiqomah, dan yakin bahwa Allah Ta’ala pasti menguji hamba-bamba-Nya dengan rasa takut, lapar, kekurangan harta, jiwa, dan buah-buahan, agar dapat diketahui siapa yang tulus dan siapa yang munafik… Aspek-aspek inilah yang merupakan faktor-faktor penyebab kemenangan… Beliau merupakan Mursyidul ‘Am Ikhwanul Muslimin yang ketiga.. Beliau dilahirkan di Kota Cairo, Mesir pada 1322H.. ~Kaitan dengan panggilan MASRI.. Al-Masri merupakan perkataan arab yang membawa maksud orang Mesir.. Syaikh Umar Tilmisani merupakan orang Mesir, maka terbitlah panggilan MASRI kepada adik ana yang chubby itu.. Semoga Masri menjadi orang yang hebat berpidato, berdebat untuk menegakkan Islam… ALLAHuakbar~

7) Maryam Jamilah (ILA)
Yang ni adik yang bongsu.. Panggilan ‘Ila’ cukup jelas pada namanya, Maryam JamILAh.. Dikisahkan, Maryam merupakan seorang mu’allaf, iaitu orang yang lahirnya non muslim kemudian revert kepada Muslim.. Nama asalnya ialah Margret Marcus.. Beliau revert kepada Islam pada 1961.. Beliau berasal dari New York dan dari keluarga Yahudi (Jewish).. Maryam melakukan pengkajian tentang semua agama yang ada sebelum beliau menemui Islam.. Maryam berbeza dengan remaja-remaja New York sebayanya.. Gadis ini, mengharamkan bagi dirinya segala sesuatu yang disebut sebagai “sumber kenikmatan hidup”, seperti pergaulan bebas, pesta-pora, minuman keras, merokok, justeru di masa-masa yang sering disebut sebagai “masa-masa yang paling membahagiakan” dalam kehidupan seseorang. Dan sebagai gantinya, ia benamkan dirinya dalam tumpukan buku-buku yang terhitung “berat” bagi kebanyakan manusia, apalagi bagi remaja seumurnya.. Pada tahun 1961 di ulang tahunnya yang ke-27 Margaret masuk Islam.. Ia bersyahadat disaksikan oleh Syekh Daud Ahmad Faisal dan berganti nama menjadi Maryam Jamilah.. Maryam juga mulai menulis banyak artikel untuk akhbar Islam di Amerika… Sebelum berkenalan dengan tokoh-tokoh Islam Maryam selalu menderita. Kalimat perpisahan pada deritanya baru boleh ia ucapkan setelah dikenalnya Sayyid Abul A’la al-Maududi, seorang imam besar umat yang tinggal di Pakistan… Mulai dari surat-menyurat yang mengharukan antara seorang bapa dengan putrinya, antara seorang muslimah intelektual dengan ulama besar yang ternyata sama sekali bersesuaian pendapat ini, akhirnya lahirlah dari gadis ini seorang Maryam Jamilah yang tegar.. ~Semoga Ila menjadi muslimah yang tegar mencari, menemui dan menyebarkan.. subhanALLAH, alhamdulILLAH, ALLAHuakbar!!

P/s: Semoga terjawab persoalan siapa yang wondering mana datang nama panggilan kami… Semua kisah di atas hanya ringkasan sahaja.. Harap para pembaca membaca juga detail kisah tokoh-tokoh di atas.. Semoga ALLAH swt redha.. Buat Baba dan Mama, terima kasih kerana memberi kami nama yang hebat… Doakan kami menjadi insan-insan seperti mereka.. Kami sayang Ba n Ma.. =)

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The Deen (Religion) is Ease

Notes from Bukhari: Part I

How many times have you heard someone say practising Islam or being a ‘religious’ Muslim is difficult? Reflect on the following. Imam al-Bukhari in his Sahih relates the following hadith(record of the words of the Prophet ﷺ, peace be upon him) in the chapter On The Deen Being Ease.

It is related from Abu Hurayra that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “The deen is ease. Whoever makes the deen too hard for himself will be overpowered, so direct yourselves to what is right, follow a middle course, accept the good news of the reward for right action, and seek help [to reach your goal by being constant in worshipping] in the morning, evening and some of the night.” (Hadith no. 39)
“The deen is ease.”
Word Analysis:
deen = Obedience, a state of abasement and submissiveness.

In the hadith, al-deen is referring to Islam as the means or the vehicle by which one is obedient and in a state of humble submission to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala (exalted is He). It is synonymous with shari`ah (law) and includes both Islam (i.e. practice) and Iman (faith).
yusr (ease / easy) = ease, facilitation without constriction.

Commentary:
Ibn Abi Jamrah in his commentary of the abridged Sahih of al-Bukhari, Bahjat al-Nufus, highlights a number of ways the statement ‘The deen is ease’ can be understood and demonstrated. Some of them are as follows.

1. Deen here can be understood as both Iman and Islam together. Iman (faith) is ‘easy’ in the sense that it is straightforward without any complexities. This is demonstrated in the hadith where the Prophet ﷺ tests the slave girl to see whether or not she is a Muslim. He was satisfied by her action of simply pointing to the sky to indicate that Allah (swt) is above his creation and by her attesting to the fact that he was the Messenger of Allah. As for the ease in Islam, the practice, this is demonstrated by the famous hadith where a person asks the Prophet ﷺ about the obligations of Islam and the Prophet ﷺ tells him about the five obligatory prayers, the obligatory fast of Ramadan and the obligatoryzakat (charity). Each time the person asked if there was anything more than the obligatory prayer, fasting and zakat the Prophet ﷺ replied that there wasn’t unless he wanted to do something extra voluntarily. While the person was leaving he said to himself, by Allah I will not increase nor decrease from that. The Prophet ﷺ said he has succeeded if he is truthful.
2. The ease here could be referring to what you have been given as a deen compared to the previous nations and the fact that you have only been obligated with that which you have the capacity to do. Allah (swt) has removed the burdens that were in the shari`ah of the previous nations from this ummah (community). For instance, the process of repentance for this ummah is made by regret, giving up the sin and seeking forgiveness whereas for some previous nations repentance was through capital punishment (for some sins). Another example is that unlawful things for us have been made lawful in times of necessity whereas this was not the case for previous nations. Also the fact that Allah (swt) has only burdened us with obligations that we have the physical and intellectual capacity to fulfil, for if he did burden us with something beyond our capacity, it still would have been acceptable as He is all Wise and the Omnipotent whose decisions none can overturn. Therefore it is from His favour and bounty that He has forgiven us and only made us responsible according to our capacity. As He says in the Qur’an: Allah does not burden the soul beyond its capacity (2:286). Therefore the one who is made responsible for that which one had the capacity to bear then that is from ease and not from hardship.
3. The ease here could be that deen is easy for the one who has knowledge of the deen and it is difficult for the one that is ignorant of the deen.
4. The ease referred to here could be the fact that the legal texts that imply an obligation without any room for other interpretations are few in number. The vast majority of legal texts are open to different interpretations (that lead to more than one valid legal option) and therefore this is ease and flexibility from the Master to His servants.
5. The ease referred to here could be to shorten one’s hopes, because shortening one’s hopes is amongst the causes that assist one in the deen so that the deen becomes easy. This is due to the fact that when one’s hopes are shortened covetousness is reduced, zuhd (detachment from unnecessary things) becomes easy and performing good deeds becomes light. This is similar to what the Prophet ﷺ mentioned: “When one of you wakes up in the morning, do not expect (to live) till the evening and when one of you goes to sleep in the evening do not expect (to live) till the morning.”
6. The ease referred to here could be to perform good deeds in reverence to the rights due to Allah (swt) since the deenbelongs completely to Allah. When one does this the deen becomes easy due to the sweetness of obedience, performing deeds become effortless, and in fact, one is nourished by the deeds performed for the sake of Allah (swt).

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The Advice of Luqman Hakim to his son 2

Luqman al-Hakim said to his son,

“O my son! Man is composed of three thirds – a third for Allah, a third for himself and a third for the worms. The third that is for Allah is his soul; the third that is for himself is his actions, and the third that is for the worms is his body.”