on this planet is an array of complex relationships and associated emotions.
Parents, siblings, uncles, aunts, friends, teachers and the list endlessly goes
all around us can be broadly classified into two main categories – Good and
bad. As simple as that.
If you are good, you act sincerely
towards each relationship no matter how much pain that causes you and if you
are not, you exploit them all till the limit of inhumanity and heartlessness.
Yup, that’s exactly how it works!
people drive themselves crazy and work hard to fulfill their duties towards
everyone. Money, time, energy, desire, ego are just a few of the sacrifices
they make in the process. A
mother goes berserk over how to keep her child happy: feeding him with his
favourite meals, giving him to wear what he loves the most, almost kills
herself to give him a life.
There’s an Arabic proverb:
“Every container gives out what it contains.”
despite the mother putting so much love and care into her child’s heart, what
do you usually see when he grows up? Tantrums, disobedience and selfishness –
forgetting each sacrifice she made for him. Imagine the state of an old
mother at that time . Heartbroken and shattered seeing all her life’s hard work
going into the drain. Though she fulfilled her duty, why does she feel what she
Because she expected! That became her
sin. A grave sin.
in life drive you nowhere. They’ll give you sadness, gloom, hurt and tears. A
regret that you wasted your life after people who don’t care. You expect, and
you’ll be broken. Malaise erases off which is replaced by a number of health
problems rooted to depression. It becomes a silent poison whose factory was
your very own heart. We say that love with itself brings expectations.
But who are we loving? An imperfect man. Built to make mistakes. He can’t
fulfill his own set goals, and we expect him to comply to our goals. Funny,
So love the Perfect ONE. Expect from
Him. He controls the whole world. And His word is what truth looks like. You
ask, and He gives. You trip, and He sets you right. You fall, and He picks you
up. You are lost, and He guides you. You deny Him, and He still provides you.
You cry, and He consoles you. You are dubious, and He fixes your heart. He returns
each act of yours with goodness. Always. Forever.
Prophet said, “My Lord says, ‘If My slave comes nearer to me for a span, I go
nearer to him for a cubit; and if he comes nearer to Me for a cubit, I go
nearer to him for the span of outstretched arms; and if he comes to Me walking,
I go to him running.’ ” [Bukhari]
the right source to expect from! And when you realise this reality, this hidden
secret of life – You suddenly are at peace. Everything seems to be fine because
you never expected and so what you get seems sufficiently suffice. Life melts
down to ease and comfort. Nothing really hurts then. What duties you fulfill
are for God alone, you don’t expect its return from people here because you
expect a reward from Him in the Hereafter.
the only way to put your turmoiled heart to tranquil. Pacify it. Free it from
all bounds. And that’s the ultimate reality.