Assalamua'laikum wbt & Good Day,
I miss writing. Missing it so much that I feel half of my soul is taken away. I am currently in Kota Kinabalu for another business trip. And it felt like it was just yesterday I bet farewell to Miri, the town where I lived for almost five years and discovered the real life hacks which absolutely bitter, yet somehow sweet & meaningful. Alhamdulillah, all praises to Allah. :)
2017 has been passed so fast that I feel a lot of things are running in a blink of eyes. The internal emotional battles, the needs for mental preparation in ensuring sincere submission to the One & Only Lord, the never ending tasks, the impulse buying of expensive jewelry, the quick-thought business agreement, the self-aspiration to be physically and healthily fit & the acetous fact of fake friendship; it all comes with only one lesson that I know for sure. Life is all about keep moving on & open up to learn.
|Te Anau, Southern Island, New Zealand|
Time has been running so fast that I must accept the fact that my remaining time left in this world is getting shorter. Regardless of when the final breath is set, the one fact that I must acknowledge is the time remain is getting little day by day. A question that I should continuously ask to myself is will the things that I have done bring me closer to the heaven or to the hell? *heart - crying*
As there is a pundit saying live life as you will be living for another 100 years & be kind as you will be dying tomorrow, we must always strike for an excellent balance. While striving for an exemplary achievement in our life, we must never forget the good deeds by others who had helped us in both direct & indirect ways. It is always either that person will build us up or bring us down, but in the end, we should thanks them both because of the lesson they've taught us.
Actually, I want to share about re-direction. It means that whenever we feel sad, frustrated or anything negative, we must try to deviate our focus from negative to positive things so it will bring the best in ourselves. The energy when our negative is at peak is very powerful that it will be so worthy to be channeled & to be deviated to more positive direction.
I was once feel so demotivated that I burst into tears after coming back from office. Instead of continuously being mad & entertained that feeling, I try to make a video from the pictures that I had, and somehow that 1 Minute Reflection video makes me feel a lot better and more ideas for subsequent episodes keep coming in. From there, I decided to continue giving & capturing the reflection via similar video's subject and then sharing it via my social media.
The feeling is so indescribable and it makes me holding the following words of Allah tighter;
.إِنَّ الْإِنسَانَ لَفِي خُسْرٍ
.إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْ
"By Time. Indeed man is in loss,except those who have faith and do righteous deeds, and enjoin one another to [follow] the truth, and enjoin one another patience."
Have a nice day. Wassalam~