He was born yesterday, [and we welcomed the] blessing of the birth, and all Praise is due to Allaah for safety and protection.
The state of our existence in this world
So ponder and reflect [O] Abdullaah – what [deeds] have you done for the hereafter?
Do not waste this precious life
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Leave that which preoccupies you away from Allaah
Reference: Madaarij as-Saalikeen – v2, p9 Abu Sulaymaan ad-Daaraanee said about asceticism: It is to leave that which preoccupies you [away] from Allaah.
Everything will come to pass
Asceticism is looking at the world with an eye that [some day] everything will come to pass, and thereby it appears insignificant in your eyes.
His regret before dying
And I regret having spent most of my time in other than the meanings of the [aayaat of the] Qur.aan.
As a father, it is not your job
As a father, it is not your job to remove the thorns from the path of your child – out of fear they may scratch.
A cause for blessings
Invoking prayers and salutations upon the Prophet ﷺ is a cause for blessings being bestowed [by Allaah] upon the invoker, and his work, and his age, and the causes of [his] benefit.
The greatest tragedy
The greatest tragedy is the ‘death’ of our fear of Allaah whilst we are still alive.