Category Archives: How to be pleased with Allah?
In our previous post, we discussed the 3 reasons that causes the displeasure with Allah. Among these reasons is ‘Magnifying the missing matter in our lives’. We continue with the reasons that causes the slave to magnify the missing matter in his/her lives.
The third reason for magnifying the deficient or missing matter is: Ignorance
- Ignorance about the fact that life can continue without the worldly things
- Ignorance about the fact that we can succeed in the way Allah wants and not in the way we want
- Ignorance about the fact that whatever Allah gave you is the best for you. Read the rest of this entry
The Prophet Muhammad (Salla-Allaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said: “Verily the greater reward is with the greater trial . Verily when Allaah the Most High loves a people He tests them. Therefore, whoever is pleased, then he will have the pleasure (of Allaah), and whoever is angry, then for him is the anger (of Allaah).“ [Graded Hasan (good) by At-Tirmidhî]
Let us first find what causes the displeasure with Allah.
1- Hawaa (Desire)
You like certain situations, matters, etc you wish for something, and you will plan for it, then when the Qadar of Allah comes contrary to what you wished, either you will be pleased or not pleased. When you are pleased this is a good indication. But most of the time we are angry. This anger is and indication of displeasure.
Allah the All-Wise, the All-Knower of what is good for you, when you planned for yourself, He planned something else for you telling you that this is better for you. Then why are you angry and unhappy and not pleased? Read the rest of this entry