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The clock is ticking by littleMuslimah The clock is ticking by littleMuslimah
For Malay version print, click here [link]

There are among those who believe in the popular saying as "Time is Gold." Time in Islam is more than Gold or any precious material thing in this world. Of all religions, only Islam guides mankind not only to the importance of time but also how to value it. Allah the Almighty and His Messenger, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), very clearly tell us the value of time, why we must not waste it and how we can make use of our time wisely to increase our Eeman (Faith) and thus attain success, especially eternal success in the life hereafter.

The following are some of the most important duties demanded of Muslims:

Ensuring benefiting from time
Utilizing leisure time
Racing for good deeds
Learning from the passage of time
Seeking the superior times
Planning and organizing time
Fulfillment of time commitments
Necessary awareness of time wasters

Both the Qur'an and the Sunnah enjoin Muslims to be conscious of time. We are reminded that life in this world is nothing but temporary. We never know when death has been appointed for us. We must value time for the satisfaction of Allah the Almighty. For our guidance and success, we must never waste time nor abuse it.

Ibn Abbas narrated that Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) said:

"There are two blessings which many people lose: (They are) health and free time for doing good." (Bukhari 8/421)

Indeed, we displease Allah the Most High when we abuse time. We must remember that time must be spent to fulfill our very purpose in life that is to worship Allah all throughout our lives. Allah makes this very clear in the Qur'an when He says:

I have only created Jinns and Men, that they may serve Me. No Sustenance do I require of them, nor do I require that they should feed Me. For Allah is He Who gives (all) Sustenance, Lord of Power, Steadfast (for ever). Qur'an (51:56-58)

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0-mariam-0 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you Really should be happy ..
I have been always on tv or playing on the lab ..true sometime
reading a good book and Qur'an of course ..but still wasting a lot of time
but only two days ago I decided to stop this and use every sec I have ..
I saw a video about this and today I am trying to apply it ..
and your drawing is like a massage from Allah the Almighty to me the poor slave ..
thank you for drawing this ^^ ..it's soo beautiful ^^
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littleMuslimah Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011
Alhamdulillah, I'm really glad for you. That video inspires you a lot! Hope that I also will have a chance to watch it :D

The drawing is actually like a reminder for myself.

To be sincere, I always wasting a lot of time too. My schedule is not properly organized. Lot of works need to be done, but still playing around like kids that have nothing to be worried in their head.. huhu..

Alhamdulillah, I'm glad that my drawing could contribute something good for you. But, if it is not because of Allah, I won't be able to draw it. And, if it is not because of Him, the Allah's message won't be sent to you.

I returned back all praises to Allah. I'm nothing but a poor slave.
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0-mariam-0 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know that ..but Allah used you to sent a massage to help me ^^
that is a great thing you know ..I wish that one day that Allah use me to help someone (I'm a poor slave too XD) ..
about kids ..sometimes I wish to be a kid again XD though I'm 15
and about ignoring schedule ..I kinda know what you mean XD
you just need to remind yourself how important things you want to do ..
andadd some fun too :icondragonspin1: ,we r humans after all ^^
anyway ..
I thank Allah and hope that he guides all of us and let us go heaven :pray:
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littleMuslimah Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011
15?? so young!! :boogie: hehe.. You still have a lot of time to plan your future! feel like I'm old already.. haha!

I pray that your wonderful wish will come true. InsyaAllah.
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0-mariam-0 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hehe XD yes toooooo much to plan :iconrlytearplz:..
I hope that too insha'Allah^^
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IkaSaharman Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
this is the surah that we recite everytime after we finished our meeting
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littleMuslimah Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011
yup! :boogie:
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