While we were coming home yesterday, both of my Betas in the car along with me, we were caught by a sudden downpour. It began raining fast and we were only halfway back home.
The weather in Karachi had been so hot last month that we were more than glad to see such a pleasant change in the weather, both kids beaming and chattering in full excitement, watching huge amounts of water that had collected on the roads now and making discussions of what activity to indulge in as soon as they reached home. The activity they were planning was no other than that of playing out in the lawn in the rain!
With so much to do on my hands, I have noticed that while I am saying Salah, many thoughts appear in the mind relevant to the activity I was doing before that. Sometimes its related to teaching my kids, the activities I will do with them after I am done with Salah and so on.
During the entire day, we are highly engrossed in worldly activities and involved in socializing on social media websites. That takes away our time as well as diverts our attention from the more important aspects of life, from our due obligations we become astray and thoughts of those activities repeatedly flash in our minds when we are performing what is necessary and for what we will be accountable for, One day. Continue reading →