Song of the Wild by Muhammad Khairuddin Lim of Malaysia
I walk along Mother Nature,
To see new things and people
Traveler, your footprints are the
Only road left behind,
Nothing else than fond memories,
But the lessons it presents,
Makes it all worth the effort,
The wild is calling
Let’s travel, let us go….
Earlier this morning, I took my daughter to school using my beloved car. It’s hard to believe that just 35 years ago, my dad took me to school with a Basikal Tua (an Old Bicycle). Oh! How time flies; how technology has grown so advanced since that time! It was truly an exciting and memorable experience.
Rasulullah (pbuh) once says: “While a man was on the way, he found a thorny branch of a tree there on the way and removed it. Allah thanked hi for that deed and forgave him. [Sahih Al-Bukhari]
In Islam, there are no deeds too small to be counted and there are no sins too great that they can’t be forgiven while we are still alive.
SubhanAllah Ya Rabbi.
Being a Muslim
A practicing Muslim is one who knows that while he is not perfect, he is always striving to better himself and make others around him better.
This is Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. This is where I grew up. I always spend my evening strolling along the beach after a hard, tiring day. It seemed like only yesterday I left my childhood to embrace the real world outside. Reminiscing the past, I keep realizing that not all things can be recovered.
During childhood, if you lose your favourite toys in the house, you know you can find it again (or your parents could buy you a new one and you would be so thrilled that you might as well let the old one go). If you lose your 2B pencils, you can always buy a new one too. If you lose your car key, you may also recover it back.
But, alas, some things are not recoverable. This reminded me of a quote that I love so much that I felt compelled to share it with all of you.
The Three Things
Three things you can’t recover in life:
The MOMENT after it’s missed.
The WORD after it’s said and
The TIME after it’s wasted.