Weekly reflections

I was searching for a photo to capture my emotions now, but then as I scrolled down my google photos, I saw a lot of my thoughts, tidbit thoughts about life I had jotted down on my old phone. I’m learning to live life without the things I’ve attached to throughout my entire existence: football, for one.

What if watching football is not a part of my life?

What if I detach myself from my favourite football team, who had just lost 5-0 to Manchester blue? (it sounds cheesier saying blue rather than city lol)

What if I detach myself from people and things?

Will I be okay?

Will I die from this detachment?

Because too many times when we’ve attached ourselves to things and people, our emotions flare up, and down and, up…

It has come to my realisation then, that life happens when you attach yourself to the right things.

Attachment. A matter of the heart.

 

 

{Say, “Indeed, my prayer, my rites of sacrifice, my living and my dying are for Allah, Lord of the worlds.} [6:162]

 

Learn about who Allah is, and you’ll find peace in your heart. If you have been given the hidayah to learn about Allah, then that is the biggest blessing you can ever ask for in life.

All praise and thanks are for Allah alone, Lord of Worlds…

 

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One thought on “Weekly reflections

  1. Liverpool fan? Ouch…

    I get what you’re saying, but for me, it’s a matter of balance. On Hajj, I sincerely didn’t care about football. The environment I was in was purer, my focus on my Rabb was better, and it was natural to distance my heart from that obsession.

    Sadly, back home, that couldn’t be maintained. But I think I found some kind of balance.

    Recently I’m slipping back into the wrong side of the balance unfortunately. Your words are a timely reminder.

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