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What gets measured gets done

It was in one of the slides in my strategic planning and budgeting lecture notes:

“What gets measured gets done.” 

Which is true. We work harder for a test rather than a mock test right?

And so I questioned my belief in the one that accounts for every single thing that I do.

(18:49)

وَوُضِعَ ٱلْكِتَٰبُ فَتَرَى ٱلْمُجْرِمِينَ مُشْفِقِينَ مِمَّا فِيهِ وَيَقُولُونَ يَٰوَيْلَتَنَا مَالِ هَٰذَا ٱلْكِتَٰبِ لَا يُغَادِرُ صَغِيرَةً وَلَا كَبِيرَةً إِلَّآ أَحْصَىٰهَا وَوَجَدُوا۟ مَا عَمِلُوا۟ حَاضِرًا وَلَا يَظْلِمُ رَبُّكَ أَحَدًا

“And the record [of deeds] will be placed [open], and you will see the criminals fearful of that within it, and they will say, “Oh, woe to us! What is this book that leaves nothing small or great except that it has enumerated it?” And they will find what they did present [before them]. And your Lord does injustice to no one.”

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Favourites 

Why don’t you like cakes?

Well, I just don’t…..

Isn’t that just a proof that God exists? We are just wired somehow. No matter how great the human race has accomplished thus far, we can’t deny the fact that there is an entity that have created and shaped us cells by cells to make  us who we are today. It is just so amazing isn’t it?

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Loki the Cat

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

We took care of Loki for a few days way back in april 2016.

He is a mix breed.

When he was here, what bothered me was that he was just playing, venturing around and not sleeping. (I took care of a few cats before so if a cat is not sleeping after a long period of time, it is kinda odd)

So when he finally closed his eyes to rest in front of my prayer mat while I was reading the Quran, I lowered down my volume, not wanting to wake him up. (Although macam awat hang tidur sini)

And when I decided to stop reading, he opened his eyes, looked at me as if saying ‘why did you stop?’

He was brought into some stranger’s house, and perhaps it is the word of Allah that had made him to feel calm to be able to rest.

And soon after, he lay down on top of my prayer mat in front of me when I am reading the Quran, listening to this lullaby. (Dh ups sikit, dulu depan sejadah, now atas sejadah. Amboi Loki,😸)

May all of us find peace, tranquility and calmness in the words of Allah💗


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Grief

Doesn’t it make you sad or grief
To think about all the sweat that you went through
WASTED
Because it was not done for Him?

Yeah like you spent all your university days for a degree
Absent mindedly
Congrats, you gained a piece of paper
That won’t be useful in the hereafter

But hey, it is not too late
Take the next moment to renew your intentions
And may your future years compensate
For all the past years that you lost your sense of direction

If you just live to live
Even the animals live to live
But even they live for a purpose
None other than to serve Him

سَبَّحَ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ ۖ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ

Whatever  is  in  the  heavens  and  whatever  is  on  the  earth  exalts Allah, and  He  is  the Exalted  in  Might,  the  Wise. (51:9)

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Purpose in Life

Take a pen and a piece of paper
If you can’t then close your eyes

What do want in this life?
If I ask you to list at least five
What will if be?
I can assure you marrying that person will not be in it

You want peace
His forgiveness and His redha
To be able to see Him and His beloved صلى الله عليه وسلم
To be able to practice His religion and his sunnah
To be able to enter Jannah together with your parents without hisab

Yes its gonna hurt
But now look
Its the reason now you go to Him saying
Allah….Allah….