Zindage kia hai, aye dost!
Aao sochein aur pareshann houn …..
Our Holy Prophet has summed up ‘life’ in the most interesting way! Abdullah ibn Umar (May Allah be pleased with them both), relates that the Prophet (Peace be upon him) once held my shoulders and said:
“Live in this world as (if you are) a wayfarer or a stranger.”
Being a stranger you enjoy the life the most when you look at it as a new and unexplored thing BUT you do not think of settling down there for ever!
When Dalai Lama was asked “What thing about humanity surprises you the most?”
His answer was as follows: *“Man”*
Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money
Then he sacrifices his money to recuperate his health
And then he is so anxious about the future that he doesn’t enjoy the present,
And as a result he doesn’t live in the present or the future
And he lives as if he’s never going to die, and then he dies having never really lived.
Give your life a purpose, we are not here for ever. Enjoy but keep your goals in sight.
On a lighter note “The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.” Clarence S. Darrow