Marcus Aurelius, one of the more wise of the Roman Emperors, stated one day: "Today, I shall meet people who speak much, who are selfish, loathsome, and who love only themselves. Yet I will not be annoyed or bewildered by them, because I don't imagine the rest of the world to be any different." [SOURCE: Laa Tahzaan - Don't Be Sad] … [Read more...] about This Is How the World Is.
Do Not Grieve - This World Is Not Worth Your Grief. The Prophet (Blessings and Peace of Allah be upon him) said: "If this world were worth the wing of a mosquito to Allah, He would not have given the disbeliever (even) a drink of water." This world is not even worth the wing of a mosquito! If this is the worth of this world, why do we grieve over it? [SOURCE: Laa Tahzaan - … [Read more...] about Do Not Grieve – This World Is Not Worth Your
Do Not Grieve Over Trivialities for the Entire World Is Trivial. A righteous person was once thrown into a lion's cage, and Allah then saved him from its claws. He was later asked, "What were you thinking about at the time." He said, "I was considering the saliva of a lion - whether it is considered by scholars to be pure or impure (i.e. whether, when I die, I will be in a … [Read more...] about Do Not Grieve Over Trivialities for the Entire World Is
One's welfare in the Hereafter hinges upon how one conducts oneself in this life. It is imperative for every person to bear in mind the link between this life and the next, for some have wrongly thought that there is only this world; they spend their time gathering things and becoming attached to this life, a life that is fleeting. Then they die with their wishes and … [Read more...] about The life of this world.