‘Amir ibn Wathila said, “I saw ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib speaking. I heard him say in his khutba, ‘Ask me. By Allah, you will not ask me about anything that will happen until the Day of Rising but that I will tell you about it. Ask me about the Book of Allah. By Allah, there is no ayat but that I know whether it was revealed at night or in the day, revealed on flat ground or on a mountain.”‘ Ibn al-Kawwa’ rose and asked about Surat adh-Dhiiriyiit (51)
Source: Tafsir Al-Qurtubi
The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said,
“None of you should die except with a good opinion of Allah.”
This means you should think that He will have mercy on you and forgive you. We never know which moment of life is the last one, so never let hopelessness or thanklessness take over your mind, not even for a moment. There is always something to be grateful for and when you acknowledge the blessings in your life you realize that when your Creator has given you so many blessings, He will give you more. Because Allah’s mercy overwhelms his wrath!
Beware of any negative thoughts that may pop in your mind. It happens to everyone but how you deal with these thoughts is what matters the most. If you embrace them and accept them, they will bring you down even more. So you must…
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