Contentment in the Dunya
Channel: Riyadul Haqq
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last panel with Anna tells us LRB Nicola, he thought my email Kulu know that in the vicar in the remembrance of Allah, do hearts find
DOMA Nina settlement? Not necessarily peace.
Peace yes but in the meaning of settlement, not peace in the meaning of happiness. A last panel with Allah has not made the dunya and abode of happiness.
We live a life of difficulty.
Yeah, are you in some? In Mecca? The Ihlara pika Callahan formula be our man. You are toiling a toil unto your Lord.
You are struggling a struggle unto your Lord. We were born in pain.
We live in pain, and we will die.
We were born in suffering, we live in suffering, we will leave the world and suffer. That's the reality of life. So what about happiness? Happiness are those few moments that proach
Happiness all those few moments in between mica gasp of fresh air,
which allow us to feel happy in comparison to everything else.
And as someone said, imagine if we were happy all the time, we'd be miserable.
Allah has not made the dunya and abode of happiness. So when Allah promises that in the remembrance of Allah, do hearts find
it metagenome domani Damania settlement, we often translate that as peace, what's the meaning of that peace, that the meaning of peace is not happiness is its settlement. It midnight in Arabic means being settled, not being disturbed, not being unsettled, not being perturbed. And that's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam, despite suffering bereavement, after bereavement,
and tests and trials in his own life. Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the most Mahatma in he was the most settled the most content out of all of the servants of Allah, the one most at peace, but his peace did not necessarily mean happiness.
Ibrahim or the Allahu and passed away,
his children passed away. His sons and daughters passed away. He suffered bereavement after bereavement. One can't say he was happy on these occasions, but he was content with the decree of Allah. He was settled, who was at peace with the decree of Allah subhanho wa.
So, what happiness do we seek in contrast to the happiness of Rasulullah sallallahu it