DAY FOURTEEN: Send Blessings Upon The Most Blessed
Have you ever been obsessed with someone so much that you just can’t stop thinking about them?
And when their name comes up, your heart pounds a whole orchestra of its own?
Or when you do something good, you get this huge silly grin on your face because you know your loved one will be so proud of you?
You know the kind of surreal, eternal, ‘novels’ love, dreamy authors like me write about loool?
The kind when you’d choose that same person
From millions and billions of people…
Even if you’ve lived in a hundred worlds.
Spent thousands of lifetimes.
Yet in every version of reality and every magnificent dream…
You’d still choose that very same person to love, over and over again…
Always and forever…?
This is the kind of beautiful affection most of us have for our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). It’s just ‘timeless’ and consuming in a way that’s indescribable. Like it’s been engraved in our hearts or something. We respect, follow and emulate him as if we’ve known him all our lives.
As if we’ve been missing him for the past 1400 years and just can’t wait to reunite with him again.
I mean seriously, imagine living next door to the Prophet (PBUH). Like you’d cook his favorite meal, and you know, invite him and Omar and Abu Bakr over for dinner. Just like that loool.
Imagine actually being able to talk to him…
See his face…
Hear his voice….
We didn’t have the chance to interact with our beloved Prophet in this life like others did, but Allah is Fair, for He never denied us the opportunity to connect with him nonetheless. In fact, Allah orders us in the Holy Qur’an to keep Prophet Muhammad in our thoughts, and emulate Allah Himself and His billion-gazillion angels in sending blessings his way…
“Allah and His angels send blessings on the Prophet: O you that believe! Send your blessings on him, and salute him with all respect. (Holy Qur’an 33:56)
And then Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) added to that by saying, “Allah has angels who go around on Earth, conveying to me the salaam of my ummah.”, (Saheeh Al-Albani)
I mean we listen to our grandparents reminisce about the ‘good ol’ days’ and think they must have landed from a different planet.
And then listen to ‘extra- snatched’ teen slang and suddenly feel ancient!
Yet no matter how far we are or how long it has been since his passing, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is somehow always present between us, I don’t know how!
His memory is constantly alive, redirecting us to become better people.
Even when he’s not with us, he’s still there…
Even though we’ve never met him, we feel he’s closer to us than our own families…
Guys help me out! I really don’t know how to explain it well enough.
It must be one of Allah’s subtle miracles because when it comes to Prophet Muhammad it’s like time and space don’t exist anymore…
Okay you know what, forget it! Khalas I can’t explain it loool
So you ready for this day’s good deed?
Here we go…
Take time out of your Friday to send blessings upon the most blessed, our beloved Prophet Muhammad (may peace and blessings be upon him)
Let say mmmmmm a hundred times?
You guys will up the challenge to a thousand times! We don’t call it ‘advanced’ for no reason loool
Want some motivation?
Check this out….
The Messenger of Allah (may peace and blessings be upon him) said: “The people who will be nearest to me on the Day of Resurrection will be those who supplicate Allah more often for me.” (At-Tirmidhi, Hasan Al-Albani)
May your lives be filled with a huge amount of blessings…
The number of times I typed the word ‘blessings’ in this writing multiplied by 269993256392723749 times
See you tomorrow inshAllah
Lilly S. Mohsen