💐 In The Name Of Allah The Most Gracious The Most Merciful
💌 Allah the Almighty gave you a mind to be used
To carry good thoughts that please Him, not to be misused.
Find rest in saying Dhikr, expressing gratitude,
Accepting destiny with patience and fortitude.
Train yourself to think of thoughts which can help you improve,
From pondering what Allah made to what He gave you,
To reflecting on the Qur'an and deeds you can do
Like studying Islam and increasing your Sujood.
Avoid negative self-talk and haters’ points of view.
Dismiss harmful notions that lead to ingratitude.
Brush off dismal thoughts which include “If only I knew…”,
“If only I didn’t…”, “Why am I misunderstood?”.
Don’t stress over worries which can mentally abuse
You, feeling heartbroken, overwhelmed, lost and confused.
Forget thinking why certain souls seem better than you.
Focus on serving Allah with faith that’s firm and true.
Let go of overthinking people’s conduct and cues.
Don’t be too quick to assume. Try to give them excuse.
Concentrate on honoring Allah’s Rights upon you.
Do what Allah loves, not concerned if His slaves approve.
Choose thoughts that guide you to understand, not misconstrue.
Ideas which spark off suspicion should be eschewed.
Recall Allah’s favors on you even if they’re few,
Especially being Muslim guided to the Truth.
Instead of fantasizing about a crush who’s cute
Or obsessing over things which don’t hold good value,
Remind yourself of Allah, Jannah, Islam’s virtues,
The beauty in Sabr and that “YOLO” isn’t true.
📖 It was narrated that Abu Hurairah RadhiAllahu ‘anhu narrated: Allah’s noble Messenger Muhammad SallAllahu 'alaihi wa sallam said: “The strong believer is better and more beloved to Allah than the weak believer, although both are good. Strive for that which will benefit you, seek the help of Allah, and do not feel helpless. If anything befalls you, do not say, "If only I had done such and such” rather say “Qaddara Allahu wa ma sha'a fa'al (Allah has decreed and whatever He wills, He does).” For (saying) 'If only’ opens (the door) to the deeds of shaytan.’“
Grade: Sahih (Darussalam)
English reference: Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 79
Arabic reference: Book 1, Hadith 83
📖 Abu Huraira RadhiAllahu 'anhu narrated: Allah’s noble Messenger Muhammad SallAllahu 'alaihi wa sallam said, "Verily, Allah has pardoned my nation for what occurs within themselves, as long as they do not speak of it or act upon it.”
Source: Sahih Al-Bukhari 6287, Sahih Muslim 127
Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (Authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim
Ibn Al-Qayyim, May Allah have mercy on him (Ameen.), said, “Know that passing thoughts are not harmful. Indeed, they are only harmful if they are sought after and engaged. For a thought is like a passerby on the road; if you ignore him, he will depart from you.”
Source: Al-Jawāb Al-Kāfī 1/157
📖 Anas RadhiAllahu 'anhu narrated: Allah’s noble Messenger Muhammad SallAllahu 'alaihi wa sallam said, “Beloved to me in the world are women and perfume, yet the delight of my eyes is in prayer.”
Source: Sunan Al-Nasā’ī 3939
Grade: Sahih (Authentic) according to Al-Albani