Means to happiness
💎 Productive Muslimah
🌼Happiness is not the marriage I didn’t get to have, or the children I didn’t get to have, or the house I didn’t get to have or the job I didn’t get to have. Happiness is when your heart is free from all the other loves and it loves only Allah (swt).
🔍 Some people are now stricken with diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, worries, nervousness, and some are even bi-polar, may Allah (swt) protect us. Ameen.❗
🔮 People say it’s the evil eye or magic done on them, but the truth is it’s a lack of relationship with Allah (swt), it’s weak faith. Some even think of death and suicide, they say, ‘O Allah take away my life and let me be at rest!’, but will anyone be at rest if he’s taken away like that?! Istaghfar Allah. All of this is from the works of the shaitan. But the one who thinks good about Allah (swt) knows the His relief is near.
💍 A lady before marriage might have adorned herself in order to get marriage proposals, and she gets a good ‘catch’, and she has children, and they all grow-up. And when it’s time for her daughter to get married, she tells her ‘don’t bother, husbands will only make your life turn upside down’. Look at how she was before wanting to get married and now she’s telling her daughter to not bother, why❓ Because she misled the path to happiness. She thought happiness is found in marriage and she didn’t find it there. She thought the husband is like the ‘genie in the lamp’ doing whatever she wishes. *Happiness is when you’re attached to Allah (swt)*
🌴🌴❓ *How many palaces, gardens and millions did our Prophet (ﷺ) own in his life❓* He is the one whom if he wanted Mount Safa to turn into gold then Allah (swt) will make it turn to gold for him. But his happiness is in his heart, not in material things. What did the Prophet (ﷺ) say❓ He said:
(فَوَاللَّهِ لاَ الْفَقْرَ أَخْشَى عَلَيْكُمْ، وَلَكِنْ أَخْشَى عَلَيْكُمْ أَنْ تُبْسَطَ عَلَيْكُمُ الدُّنْيَا كَمَا بُسِطَتْ عَلَى مَنْ كَانَ قَبْلَكُمْ، فَتَنَافَسُوهَا كَمَا تَنَافَسُوهَا وَتُهْلِكَكُمْ كَمَا أَهْلَكَتْهُمْ)
_(By Allah, I am not afraid of your poverty but I am afraid that you will lead a life of luxury as past nations did, whereupon you will compete with each other for it, as they competed for it, and it will destroy you as it destroyed them.”)_
-🌀 Sahih al-Bukhari 3158
💰💰 Everyone fears poverty and you see people working 24/7 for it, but the
Prophet (ﷺ) said:
(من أصبح منكم آمنًا في سربه، معافى في جسده، عنده قوت يومه، فكأنما حيزت له الدنيا)
(The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said:
_”Whoever among you wakes up in the morning secured in his dwelling, healthy in his body, having his food for the day, then it is as if the world has been gathered for him.'”)_
– 🌀Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2346
🍉🍉 Imagine if you have food for the day, you’re healthy, and you wake up in peace, then you have the world. But look at us when we enter our house, we say ‘this rug is awful, this sofa is awful, etc’. Now our homes are filled with food that will last us a month. Our cabinets and closets are falling apart because of the many clothes inside. We have enough clothes to dress the entire neighborhood, subhan Allah.
⤴⤵ We fear the future, but the future will be either paradise or the hellfire, subhan Allah. We get told the future is after you graduate from university, ok we graduated. The future is when you get a job, ok we got a job. The future is when you get married, ok we got married. The future is when you have kids, ok we got kids. And then what❓
🎓 This is not to say to lose your share from the duniya.
Allah (swt) says in 🌀Surah Al Qasas 77:
(وَابْتَغِ فِيمَا آتَاكَ اللَّهُ الدَّارَ الْآخِرَةَ ۖ وَلَا تَنسَ نَصِيبَكَ مِنَ الدُّنْيَا ۖ)
_(But seek, with that which Allâh has bestowed on you, the home of the Hereafter, and forget not your portion of lawful enjoyment in this world)_
– take from the duniya, but don’t put it in your heart. Don’t work for the duniya and forget the akhira.
May Allah (swt) grant us real happiness in the duniya and akhira.