"Alif Lam Ra. (This is) a Book which We have revealed to you that you may bring forth men, by their Lord’s permission from utter darkness into light— to the way of the Mighty, the Praised One."
Surah Ibraheem | Verse 01
9 words to make you really think.
This. Is. Profound.
This is something everyone should see
Excuse #1:Allah is al-Ghafoor ar-Raheem. He will forgive me.
Excuse #2: I know I have to pray, but I am too tired/lazy.
Excuse #3: I am SO busy at work, I don’t have time to pray.
Excuse #4: I pray; I just delay it until it is convenient for me or I pray it Qadaa.
Excuse #5: I pray the 4 prayers. I only miss Fajr because I have to do Ghusl.
Excuse #6: My position/boss/studies/does not allow me.
Excuse #7: If I pray, I will be fired from my job!
Excuse #8: I want to pray but my children are so young I can’t leave them and pray
Excuse #9: I can’t pray at my job/school/public place. I am too embarrassed /they will think I am a TERRORIST!
Excuse #10: If I pray, people will think that I show off. So I don’t pray.
Excuse #11: I have made/am making so many mistakes in my life, it is no use for me to pray. Allaah will never forgive me.
Excuse #12: I don’t pray, but I have a good heart.
Excuse #13: But, I pray every Jumuah. Isn’t that enough?
Excuse #14: My spouse/parents don’t pray. Why should I??
Excuse #15: I will pray when I am older/after Hajj/ Ramadhan.
There can be no excuses as far as Salah is concerned. We have to pray all the five prayers and all of them on time.
“O you who believe! Fear Allah, and be with those who are true (in words and deeds).” [ al-Tawbah:119]
“Guard strictly the (five obligatory) prayers, especially the middle Salaat (˜Asr). And stand before Allaah with obedience.” [Surah al-Baqarah 2:238]
No matter where you are, what ever you do, Never Forget your Salah.
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Allah knows it all. Allah knows what’s in your heart even before it was in your heart. Turn to Him, He loves you.
How strange and foolish is man. He looses his health in gaining wealth. Then to regain health he wastes his wealth.
He ruins is present while worrying about his future - but weeps in the future by recalling his past.
He lives as though death shall never come to him - but dies in a way as if he were never born.
Do we really take things for granted? Let’s see!
The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)said:
“Take benefit of five before five:
*your youth before your old age,
*your health before your sickness,
*your wealth before your poverty,
*your free-time before your preoccupation,
*and your life before your death.”
(Narrated by Ibn Abbas and reported by Al Hakim)