Maulana Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi. (via will-not-give—up)
ajeebinsaan “Call on me, I will answer you.” (40:60)
Remember last night?
Wa alykum as-salaam,
If that was the case, then we’d all be in deep trouble, don’t you think?
Stop listening to other people who don’t encourage you to be a better Muslim, if what they are doing isn’t making you better—not making you feel better, but be better—then they aren’t preaching or calling you to Islam.
You should work to improve on that “one thing” because nothing Islam tells you to do will ever harm you, I mean, honestly, what’s so bad about not drinking, not lying, not smoking, not cheating people, not talking trash about people, not denying people their money, and so on and so forth?
Maybe you’ll be able to do this thing later on, but the only force that will encourage you to give up is Shaytan, not God.
God knows you will sin and still forgives you. Work your way up, insha Allah, you’ll be fine.
There’s something about people telling you “you’re in my duaas” that gets me feeling all kinds of emotional. It’s a sense of love and community and trust, because you don’t pray for someone you don’t care about. Because when you’re making duaa you’re in your most vulnerable state, before Allah, and the fact that you think of me and my struggles is beyond considerate, it’s taking the concept of loving for the sake of Allah to heart.