Friday 21 April 2023

[21042023] Dislike goodness, love what is bad?

وَعَسَى أَنْ تَكْرَهُوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ خَيْرٌ لَكُمْ وَعَسَى أَنْ تُحِبُّوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ شَرٌّ لَكُمْ وَاللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ وَأَنْتُمْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَ {البقرة:216}

"And it may be that you dislike a thing while it is good for you, and it may be that you love a thing while it is bad for you. And Allah knows, while you know not." (Quran 2:216)

This verse reflects the philosophy of life in Islam and the belief that sometimes we may dislike something that is ultimately beneficial for us, and vice versa, we may love something that is ultimately harmful for us. It emphasizes the importance of trusting in the wisdom of Allah, who knows the unseen and the future, even when we may not understand the wisdom behind certain events or situations. It encourages acceptance, contentment, patience, and reliance on Allah's knowledge and wisdom in all aspects of life.

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