I was just finished my CSU practice in that morning, and on that noon, I was at Bukit Sentosa to go for a shopping. Well, my Protex soap, and Daia washing detergent had done for. Need to buy a new stock. Fortunately, Azam was willing to accompany me. He was so nice, and yet handsome (perhaps).
“Azam, today’s so hot. You know. The rays of sun radiating around my body, and I feel like, I’m being grilled now.”
“Waahh! That’s some metaphors there. Nice try, and keep it up.”
“I’m deadly serious, man.”
Then, I suggest to him, “may we buy a bottle of mineral water? We share our money. You pays nifs, and I pays the other nifs.”
He asked again, “ what sort of animal is that nifs?”
“Waa… You don’t know?”
#Brother Zaki’s Diary
I guess, you guys should already aware of the Nifs Sya’aban recently (Or not?)
Well, I’m not going to tell these hadiths about Nifs Sya’aban are Dhaif. These are Hasan, these are Shahih.
No. I think everyone of you should know already. But, I will just share one of those Shahih Hadiths.
From Usamah bin Zaid reported, that he said,
“I have asked, ‘ Oh Rasulullah, why I have never seen you fasting in other month, as much as you are fasting in the month of Syaaban?’”
Rasulullah s.a.w. replied, “that’s the month where lot of people forget, between the month of Rejab and Ramadan. It is the month where our deeds were raised to the God of the universe, and I love when my deeds were being raised during I am fasting.”(This hadith was reported by Ahmad 5/201, Ibnu Abu Syaibah 2/347, An-Nasâ’i 4/201, Ath-Thahawy in Syarah Ma’âny Al-Atsâr 2/82, Al-Baihaqy dalam Syu’bul Imân 3/377 and Abu Nu’aim dalam Al-Hilyah 9/18. And the sanad was declared as ‘Hasan’ by Syaikh Al-Albany dalam Irwâ’ul Ghalîl 4/103 and Tamâmul Minnah hal. 412 )
Afterall, the main issue here is, have we really prepare enough for the coming Ramadhan?
Its Nifs Syaaban already, and its proving that the Ramadhan is drawing nearer to us.
Fasting should be one of the important practice, preparing for the coming Ramadhan.
But, the most important preparation is the ‘tarbiyah ruhiyah’ within yourself.
We might able to control our evil ‘nafs’ of eating, but we might just lose control of the heat of ‘nafs’, with some shaytan sweet whispers. We may just fell into their trap. I believe that its about our spontaneous action (akhlak). That’s what we must educate.
We build the pillars of faith, we develop absolute barrier from any evil whispers. Love Allah. Love Rasullullah. Some may prefer, spending at least 5-10 minutes to recall that Allah was still with us.
about the sky without pillars, and the creations without flaws. Allah, was truly, our God. Our Creator.
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“Travel through the Earth and see how God did originate creation” (Surah Al-Ankabut 29:20)
Its really a refreshing thought. Renewing your Iman, along with the saying, ‘La Ilaha Illa Allah’.
We shouldn’t also forget, we are one of His creation.
“Now let man but think from what he is created “ (Surah Al-Waqiah 56:5)Yes. Allah was the one who create us, filthy human (from filthy semen and tiny ovum). He develops us within His Sunnatullah.
“We created you out of dust, then out of a sperm, then We fashioned you into something which clings into a chewed lump of flesh, partly formed and partly unformed” (Surah Al-Hajj 22:5)
Thus, one should never forget, and always remind himself/herself to never let yourself act accordingly to the Shaytan desire. They are our true enemy.
Even though, bad intentions/thought might come out nowhere. Say, ‘Astaghfirullah.’ ‘SubhanAllah, may Allah protect us from any act of evils.”
Take care of your faith.
Keep your ‘Iman’ straight. La'ilaha Ilallah, Muhammadan Rasulullah. There Is No Diety Worthy Of Worship except Allah And Muhammad(Pbuh) Is His Messenger.
Ameliorate your Akhlak.
And Be a good muslim. And of course, the beneficial one!
May Allah ease our path towards His Jannah. InsyaAllah.