There is no might nor strength except with Allah. Sufficient is Allah for us and He is the best disposer of affairs. O Allah, reward me for that which has afflicted me and give me a replacement better than it. Praise belongs to Allah in all conditions. (Hadith as narrated by Imam Ahmed)

No guys (and gals) I have not found a replacement. Ha ha But i do like this Hadis and find solace in it, knowing that apa yang hilang akan digantikan with someone of greater value. Speaking of values, when I was young (meaning that I am old now?!) ok let me rephase that – When I was younger-er, I valued intelligence more than anything. I looked up to smart people and didn’t really focus or ponder much on their humanistic values. Now, decades later I know for a fact that intelligence by itself is insufficient. Something (Read: Someone) better in this scenario is one who is ….(To be continued)



Published by: mizrae

I am not always nice, but I can be. I like reading more than writing, and I wish I write better than I do. I hope that I listen more than I speak because honestly, that's the kind of people I am drawn to.

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