Thursday, February 02, 2012

How to live your life

Nasihah (Advice): How to live your life

Hasan al-Basri was asked: What is the secret to you being so unattached to this worldly life? He replied with the following words which is golden advice to us all:

“I am certain that none other besides me will partake of sustenance that has been allotted to me.

I am certain that no one else will do good deeds for me so I personally carry it out.

I am always conscious of the fact that Allah is watching me so I feel ashamed to perpetrate any sin.

I am aware that death awaits me so I make preparations to meet Allah”

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