How To Express Gratitude To Allah And Count Your Blessings
………..”Show (thy) gratitude to Allah.”
We bestowed wisdom upon Luqman, (enjoining): “Give thanks to Allah.” Whoso gives thanks to Allah, does so to his own good. And whoso disbelieves (let him know that) Allah is All-Sufficient, Immensely Praiseworthy.
[Qur’an Luqman 31:12]
…“If you give thanks, I will certainly grant you more; but if you are ungrateful for My favors, My chastisement is terrible.
[Qur’an Ibrahim 14:7]
Thank You, Allah
Even though I clutch my blanket and growl when the alarm rings, thank you, Allah, that I can hear. There are many who are deaf.
Even though I keep my eyes closed against the morning light as long as possible, thank you, Allah, that I can see. Many are blind.
Even though I huddle in my bed and put off rising, thank you, Lord, that I have the strength to rise. There are many who are bedridden.
Even though the first hour of my day is hectic, when socks are lost, toast is burned and tempers are short, my children are so loud, thank you, Allah, for my family There are many who are lonely.
Even though our breakfast table never looks like the pictures in magazines and the menu is at times balanced,
thank you, Allah, for the food we have. There are many who are hungry.
Even though the routine of my job is often monotonous, thank you, Allah, for the opportunity to work. There are many who have no job.
Even though I grumble and bemoan my fate from day to day and wish my circumstances were not so modest, thank you, Allah, for life.
It is He Who has created for you (the faculties of) hearing, sight, feeling, and understanding: little thanks it is ye give!
[Qur’an Al Mu’minuun 23:78]
Thank You, ALLAH