Sleeping through Fajr
Channel: Bilal Assad
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Salam Alaikum, Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh a lot of young people complained to me about not being able to wake up for Fajr prayer even though they really want to. And that's a beautiful sign of their Eman, but just not enough yet. I wonder what they're doing wrong. So here are some little tips Inshallah, that I can give you. And if you look at your grandparents, I want you to wonder next time, how did they do it? Perhaps there's something that they've done over time, that made it more easier for them. If they can do it, we can do it in sha Allah. The first thing I want to say is that the Prophet peace be upon him did tell us that the hardest prayer on the hypocrite is the federal
prayer and a short prayer. Because obviously, you feel very lazy and lethargic. And a hypocrite doesn't really want to do it on this people are watching him. So brothers and sisters, one of the first thing I want you to think about is this, before you go to sleep, try and go to sleep early. Secondly, try to put all those devices away the blue light and the screens that you look at. It's about one hour to two hours before you go to sleep because it mimics your brain to tell it as if it's still daytime. And so your brain doesn't go into shallow sleep. So you might sleep for eight or nine hours. And you still feel lethargic in the day because your brain tells you you haven't really
gone to sleep very deeply. Number three, don't hit that snooze button. But make a decision tonight and say to yourself, I'm going to wake up tomorrow without the snooze button and tell yourself I'm going to get up it really works for everything else. Subhan Allah you know the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him told us that when you go to sleep, the shaitan comes and ties three knots on the back of your head. And he whispers to those knots each time sleep along sleep whispers to you like that. Prophet peace be upon him said when you wake up and you mentioned Allah you make thicker, such as a shadow and La ilaha illallah or Subhanallah Muhammad Kula the morning to her. He said one not
is untied. Then when you make will do the second night is untied. And when you pray for Azure, your third night is untied. Then he said something interesting. If you stay up the rest of the day, you will feel energetic. You will feel motivated, happier and more productive. He said but if you go back to sleep and obey those two, three knots, then the rest of your day will be lethargic, and you'll be actually less productive and less happier the Hadith in Bukhari and Muslim and Allah subhanaw taala told us something so motivating about Salat al Fajr. He said, in a poor and unfair jerry can mesh who the incidentally straw verse 72. Allah says, Indeed, the worship of the future
time is witnessed, witnessed by guests who are the angels of the night. And the angels of the day, when they're exchanging duties. And they go up and say, Oh Allah, we lift him or her praying or about to pray. May Allah span dialer, bless you, and make us among those who pray the Fajr and I think experts did say that if you pray or start a habit, or start an act for about 40 days, it becomes a life long habit. It worked for many friends that I advised and I think it'll work for you Inshallah, was salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.