Prophet Muhammad said “Health and time are two of God’s most wasted blessings among most humans.” , Hassan Al Basri, a famous Muslim scholar, theologian and mystic, who was taught by one of Prophet Muhammad’s (peace be upon him) closest companions, said: “I have lived in times when many people were more careful about how they spent their lifetime than how they spent their money.”
Without much conundrum ,I will begin by sharing a real story, one of my uncle suffering from the cirrhosis of liver , during his last days he said something like, wish If he had more time, he would have lived it fulfilling some of his wishes , only if he had a little more time.Time is like a king ,unlike the Kings of the world, who might be powerful , but even they are slaves of time, time stops for none, the only has the power of command on time is the creator of heaven and earth .Yet we waste one of the most expensive asset,like throwing a useless thing in the garbage.
The youth is wasting it by getting lost in the devices they have in their hands ,a huge number of women are wasting it infront of this box called television,the children are buried under homework and competition, the elders are completely ignored, waiting their time to come, for their journey towards final destination.On the other hand, many of us are lost in creating wealth,creating temporary joy.Sadly those who are wasting it on
Once again Hassan Al Basri wisely said “The world is 3 days, As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work on it.” These insightful reminders are necessary, we need to remind ourselves and our generations about the importance of this priceless asset , Life is too short to waste it here on planet earth, as long as you’re above the ground, make it worth it, for yourself and for others.