I had a good cry last night over some issue and the next morning, my senses came back and I realised that everything happens for a reason. Everything that happens is a blessing. Could be a Friday blessing that made my senses came back.
"Oh Allah, Please soften my heart and make a thankful and nice servant."
Im thankful for my son, Im thankful for my husband and Im thanful for being the person I am today. I have to learn to ALWAYS be thankful.
Last Sunday evening, hubby and me attended kuliah at Masjid Alkaff.
Ustaz thought us from the book Insan Yang Kamil by Shaykh as-Sayyid Muhammad Alawi al-Maliki. I think from now on, I will stick to Ustaz kuliah since the timing is good and I wont have to rush for morening kuliah.
The mosques is also not crowded, ideal for Little Habib to run around.
Ustaz was teaching us on bab - Solat Malam.
Whoever wakes up at night to pray, will be loved by Allah swt and the household will be filled with happiness. The hearts will be peaceful. Rasullulah (s.a.w) said that the goodness ( kemuliaan ) of a person lies on his night prayes.
A person who is good ( mulia ) will always depend on Allah (swt )and not to humans. One of the ways to depend on Allah (swt) is by performing solah at night. By Praying at night, naturally, a person's heart will be far away from the behaviour of asking people for help because the person will know that true help is in the hands of Allah (swt). This shows that the person has been awarded with Iman.
Iman is a gift. It can go up or it can lessen. It depends on how hardworking the person is with his ibadah during the night.
What if the person is too tired to wake up at night ? Well Rasullulah (saw) have said that Night prayers starts after the sun has set, meaning After Magrib. So night prayers includes Solat sunat Magrib or even Witir etc.
Ustaz added that when it comes to solat sunat and learning Ilmu, Ilmu will be more important even if it is just learning 1 line. So if the mosque skip sunnat prayers for a kuliah, then its OK. As attaining Ilmu of 1 line is greater importance to 100 rakaat of sunat prayers.Ilmu is wajib.
Of course, praying towards the end of the night, has more rewards as Allah (swt) sends his angels to Amin the doa of his servants. Allah is also nearest to his servants durings the last third of the night.
Rasullah (saw) has said that it is a MUST to perform night prayers even if it just 1 rakaat of Witir after solat Isyak, Note that Rasullulah says MUST meaning it shows how important night prayers are.
Innallàha wa malâikatahû yusallûna 'alan-nabiyy, yâ ayyuhalladhîna âmanû sallû alayhi wa sallimû taslîmâ. (Allah and His angels send blessings on the Prophet: O ye that believe! Send ye blessings on him, and salute him with all respect.) 33:56