Don't be Sad

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  • Don't be Sad

  • Allah protects those who believe


    Every man, whether he admits it or not, is in need of a god, and it follows that that god must possess certain qualities, such as omnipotence, power, richness, and everlastingness. The One who has all of these --- and all other perfect qualities --- is Allah, the Lord of all that exists.


    Therefore the sincere seeker is drawn to and then finds comfort in his belief in Allah. He is the sanctuary of the weak and of the ones who seek refuge.


    ([Remember] when you sought help of your Lord and He answered you.) (Qur’an 8: 9)


    (And He protects [all], while against whom there is no protector:

    [i. e. if Allah saves anyone none can punish or harm him, and if Allah punishes or harms anyone none can save him)            (Quran 23: 88)


    (….when there will be neither a protector nor an intercessor for them besides Him…)                                      (Qur’an 6:51)


    Whoever worships other than Allah, even if he loves Him to a certain degree, is much worse off than the one who enjoys eating food that has been poisoned.


    (Had there been therein [in the heavens and the earth] gods besides Allah, then verily both would have been ruined. Glorified be Allah, the Lord of the Throne, [High is He] above what they attribute to Him!)

    (Qur’an 21: 22)


    The need we have for Allah is shown by the connection sought by us between the transient and the Everlasting, the weak and the Almighty, the poor with the All-Rich. And whoever does not take Allah to be his Lord and God will positively take other than Him as a god. He will, for example, take pictures, objects of love, or his desires to be his deity, and then he becomes the slave and servant of that false deity. And of this there is no doubt.


    (Have you seen him who has taken as his god his own desire?)

    (Qur’an 25: 43)


    (Yet they have taken besides Him other gods              (Qur’an 25: 3)


    In a hadith, the Prophet (`bpuh) asked someone:

    "How many do you worship?" The man answered, "l worship seven: six on the earth and one in the heavens.”


    The Prophet asked, “Who from them do you hope from and fear?" He replied, "The One in the heavens." The Prophet said, “Then abandon the ones on the earth and worship the One in the heavens”


    Know that the need of the slave to worship Allah alone, without associating partners with Him, is more urgent than the need to breathe air.


    A person’s reality resides in his heart and soul. And neither one’s heart nor soul is healthy except by worshipping Allah.


    “Whoever craves for a meeting with Allah, loves Him, And Allah will be for him stronger in love, the opposite holds true for the one who hates. So ask Allah for His Mercy and Favor, but don’t depend (i.e.: on this alone, but perform good deeds also)."


    Even if one finds pleasure in other than Allah, it is a condition that will not last, for when one becomes bored with one object or person, he immediately seeks another. He will find blessings with this person at one time, and End annoyance and vexation with the same person at another time. Indeed, he might even come to hate a person whose company at one time had given him the utmost of pleasure.


    As for Allah, one is in constant need of Him, on all occasions and at all times.


    "l wish that You were pleased with me and every human was with me angry, lf You are pleased with me, that is the pinnacle of my hopes. "


    The Prophet (Blessings and Peace be upon him) said:

    “Whoever pleases Allah by making people angry, Allah will be pleased with him and He will make them to be pleased with him. And whoever angers Allah by pleasing the people, Allah will be angry with him and He will make the people to be angry with him also.”


    (And thus we do make the wrong-doers supporters and helpers of one another [in committing crimes etc.], because of that which they used to earn.)                                            (Quran 6: 129)


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