Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Eid Mubarrak | Selamat Hari Raya 2020


Assalamualaikum warahmatullah,

I am about a week late, LOL, but it does not matter as long as I am present here and now with an ever joyful heart that is full of gratitude.

But I must admit I was a little surprised to see one of the weekly most visited postings: "How to heal a broken heart" LOL.

I hope, if you happen to be broken-hearted, don't despair, we belong to Allah, and he/she who might have caused you to be broken-hearted also belongs to Allah. If he/she has cheated on you, or hurt you, let it be cos he/she is not worthy of remembrance because you are enough to face the Lord. The Lord did not say, 'Come back to me in pairs' LOL. You are your own person. You do not need anyone's validation except the Prophet's salallah alaihi wasalam.

I pray, your heart and mind will be liberated and thereby attain real success. I pray Allah will facilitate your affairs and show you things as they really are. That you have the awareness and a firm resolve to truly understand that you should flee from Allah to Allah, from His wrath to His mercy, from darkness to Light, from Jalal to Jamal. That you recognize Him in both states, qabdhu, and basthu. That you contemplate His manifestations upon yourself and on the horizon too. And ultimately realize that it is all His and everything perishes save His Face.

When He capacitates us in such a manner, it will be easy to leave all matters that do not concern us. Our job is to focus on and follow our own course. Every day will be Eid if we could comprehend our raison d'etre and liberate our soul.

Selamat Hari Raya, maaf zahir & batin.

- E. Ismail