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Alhamdulillahi wa-ka-fa wassaalatu
‘alaa Sayyidinil Mustafa. Sallallahu ‘Alaihi wa’alaa
wa ashaabihi wa baraka wa-sallama tasleeman
kaseeran kaseeran kaseera.
Amma-ba’du. Fa-qad qaa-lallahu Tabaraka wa Ta’ala.
A’oozu Billahi minash Shaytaanir Rajeem.
Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem
“Say (O Muhammad e) : ‘Verily, my Salaat (prayer),
my sacrifice, my living, and my dying are for Allah, the Lord of
the Worlds.’” [Surah Al-An’aam 6
‘Ulama-e-Kiraam, most respected brothers and also our sisters
at the Madrasah. Make dua that Allah Ta’ala gives me the strength
to say something, since you have sat to hear something and I have
sat to say something.
In whichever condition our Allah Ta’ala keeps us, we must
be pleased and happy. Sometimes He decrees health, wealth, prosperity
and gives to us everything we desire, and then tests us for Shukr (Gratitude);
and sometimes He decrees ill health, poverty or some other trial
and tribulation and then tests us for Sabr (Patience).
Once again that couplet of Shah Muhammad Ahmad Saheb (Rahmatullah ‘alaih)
comes to mind:
condition He keeps me,It is the best
condition for me; It is the easiest
route for me.”
Once we develop this Yaqeen (conviction), then everything
in life becomes easy. However, we are extremely weak, and hence,
neither should we try to display our strength, nor should we ask