Whoever fills his heart with
satisfaction regarding the Divine Decree, Allah fills his heart with richness,
safety, and comfort. And whoever becomes dissatisfied, then his heart will be
filled with the opposite, and his heart will be preoccupied with matters that
clash with happiness and success.
empties the heart of all superfluous carriage, thus leaving it entirely for
Allah. Discontent removes from the heart all thought of Allah. And so there is
no real life for the resentful, complaining person who always feels that he is
shifting from one problem to the next. He feels his sustenance to be insufficient,
his luck poor, his problems manifold, and above all, he feels that he is
deserving of more. Basically, he is discontented with what Allah decreed for
him. How then can such a person find comfort, peace, and a good life?
(That is because they followed
that which angered Allah, and hated that which pleased Him. So He made their
deeds fruitless.) (Quran 47: 28)