Uno Pace, City Centre – In the midst of a serene Jum’ah night, my eyes remained vigil. The clock was ticking away and yet the night seemed to be at a standstill. I had so many things in thought of what had occured today and what is to be done IF God Wills that I see tomorrow.
Suddenly I recall a face of someone who is facing the war between life and death at this very moment. I truly pray for her speedy recovery. I was informed that her survival from the miscarriage was a miracle. Currently, she is in a state of induced coma.
I hope there will be that moment when she opens her eyes to see the innocent smiles of her children and that she hears her husband’s whispers again telling how much he loves her.
I can not help but imagine the ordeal that she has endured from the beginning. However, there is always a hikmah to every occurrence. In similar cases, liaising with death is not a beautiful experience for any of us nor our loved ones but it shall always remind us to improvise our obligations to God, His Creations and ourselves. As for our loved ones, they may tend to be more appreciative towards us. Each misfortune alters the routine of one’s daily narrations. As I followed her progress, I am brought to mind that how volatile our souls and ‘belongings’ are and that we are supposed to live like there is no tomorrow.
Gunakan kesempatan yang masih diberi moga kita takkan menyesal
Masa usia kita jangan disiakan kerna ia takkan kembali
“Ingat lima perkara sebelum lima perkara
Sihat sebelum sakit
Muda sebelum tua
Kaya sebelum miskin
Lapang sebelum sempit
Hidup sebelum mati”
~An excerpt from the popular nasheed piece by Raihan “Demi Masa“
Dear sister Suraya, even though I do not personally know you, I truly pray that may Allah easen your pain and Bless you with a speedy recovery. May this trial be temporal for a better future. Syafaakillah ya zameelaty.