Saturday, 27 August 2016

SONNET: What Past Friendships Can Teach Us

In The Name Of Allah
The Most Gracious The Most Merciful

As I pass by old friends' profiles online -
Some secrets divulge and I realize:
Some friends move on as their paths change with time,
Others misguided by their loathsome pride.
"Friends" who quickly leave never meant to stay;
True friends stick by you though they're miles away.
Through some lost friendships Allah wants you safe -
From bad influence or sins that remain.
As people change, ensure you do what's right,
Stay on the Straight Way towards Allah's Light.
With sinful friends don't be preoccupied,
With dignity walk away from their lies.
To long-lost friends: Though not close here I'll be,
Willing to forgive and guide with mercy.

Guiding Your Friends To Be With Allah

To Stay Friends Or Walk Away From Certain People

5 Reasons why some people may no longer 
connect with each other:
1] Misunderstanding on one or both sides which was not settled properly, due to arrogance or inability to understand each other's point of view.
2] Deliberate lack of interest or communication between the two parties, either because of too many differences or doubting that the other may not accept them as friends.
3] When one is right and the other wrong, when one has become religious and the other is still addicted to certain sins, when one is humble and the other arrogant - good usually cannot get along with what is bad.
4] Change of ways, goals and interests - when you can't find each other agreeing on the same thing it may be difficult to click and bond.
5] Forgetfulness - the person you try to reconnect with on facebook may have forgotten who you are but should you ever meet again Insha-Allah personally they may befriend you like they did before.

Why Allah is The Only True Friend whose Love and Friendship we can share:
Allah the Most Forgiving readily forgives you so long as you constantly return to Him. No matter where you are, what time it is and what mood you're in, Allah the All-Knowing is always there to listen to you and grant you solutions with wisdom. Unlike some people who get tired of too many requests, Allah loves you more as you cry to Him more, talk to Him more often and say your du'as.

Allah the Almighty knows best.

May Allah the Most Merciful accept all our good deeds, forgive all our wrongdoings, answer our du'as and reunite us with our Muslim loved ones in Jannatul Firdaus next to Him and His beloved Messenger Muhammad SallAllahu alaihi wa sallam. Allahumma Innaka 'Afuwwun Kareemun tuhibbul 'afwa fa'fu 'annaa. Ameen.

Mariam <3 Nomayri AbdulWahab