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.
When free time is combined with ignorance of the rulings of the Sharee’ah, then it produces the likes of this prohibited deed…
By Allaah, were the hearts sound (pure), they would be saddened at missing out [from goodness to be attained]. How many are the hours which pass by us, and we are prevented from benefitting from them?
For indeed we find in the pace at which days pass that which we did not find during the time before this time of ours [today] – even if there was no comfort living [back] then..