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Live in this World Like a Wayfarer, Only Passing By...

Because Inspiration Is Everywhere

Life is inspiration. Something you look up to becomes your inspiration in life. And then, slowly, when it encompasses and becomes your thoughts, you begin to speak a certain way. The way you speak gradually manifests into the way you act. And deal with others.Your prospects on life change. You see connections everywhere. Creator with the creation. Human with another human being. Cruelty against kindness and mercy.
 

You start differentiating between right and wrong. Good and bad. Not only that, but you start acting on your judgements and conclusions. You listen to your heart, not your head. Rational thinking, yes, but not just some rational thinking. It involves the will of your Divine Lord. Of God. Of Allah ('Aza Wajjal).

All because you have just aspired from an inspiration .
Yes, its a chain reaction for many.

It happens to so many people, you being one amongst them. One video clip from YouTube here, an off-hand hint at a Khutbah there, and maybe a whisper from your conscience just hits it. Its like a slap across the face and you see reality for the first time. You just wake up. Because you just realized you were drowning. Sinking. Right.To.The.Bottom.

But because of that one Sheikh's pleading advice in a Youtube video made on a jittery, non-HD smartphone camera, Allah guided you. And he guided you to further ask for guidance.
 
اهْدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ الْمُسْتَقِيم
Guide us to the Straight Path [Surat Al Fatihah, Ayah # 6]

All because you got inspired.
So what do you do?
You say: Alhamdulilahi Rabbil 'Alameen  الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ  [Surat Al Fatihah, Ayah # 1]
And what else do you do?
You pray for all your brothers and sisters in humanity. You pray to Allah that they may be guided, just as you were. And then, you act on what the Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) told you to do. Spread the word. Nicely. Kindly. Mercifully. Because remember, you were once on the edge of the fire, but you got saved. With all praise to Allah ('Aza Wajjal).

May Allah guide us all to His Straight Path. The Path of those whom He has guided. Not of those who earned His Anger. Nor of those who went astray.
Ameen.

The Ar-Rihla Team