The most common meaning of “Islam” is “Peace”- all of us know this. But do we really understand the meaning of this “Peace”? Actually this peace is the Tranquility that one gets after submitting his own self to Allah, which includes doing things for Allah and also leaving things disliked by Allah. And in return the most expensive gift we get in this world is the “Peace”.
That day my husband and I were discussing about “Being sad.” He said “In most cases, a person is depressed or sad because he is too attached to this Dunya and is not doing things Allah created him for. A person should be busy in gaining knowledge (of Islam) and purifying himself, otherwise he has too much time and the only thing he keeps himself busy with is by thinking about unnecessary stuffs and hence being “sad”. And I totally agreed with him. Read the rest of this entry