December 1, 2009

How to get an A Grade final Exam?

In the name of Allah, compassionate & merciful بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Peace be with you السلام عليكم

I got this in my email and wanted to share with you as I find it beneficial.

How to get an A Grade final Exam?

By Muhammad Alshareef

1. In school, you can often redo your exam if you fail. In the hereafter, if one fails there is no going back.

2. In school, you often do not know what questions will be asked. In the hereafter, there are only 3 questions: Who is your Lord? What is your Deen? And who is this man who was sent to you? But the answers are answers you live by.

3. In school, we stay up at night to prepare for the exam the next day. So too in Allah's exam, we should be staying up in night prayers.

4. In school, we pray and hope and work for an outstanding mark. So too should be our attitude towards Allah's exam.

5. In school, when we get a great mark, we erupt with happiness. So too will the believers erupt in happiness when they get their books in their right hands. Work for it.

6. In school, when we get a bad mark, sadness can be seen on our faces, and we dislike to face others. So too in the hereafter. Protect yourself from that.

7. During a school exam, you cannot ask anyone for help. In the hereafter, you can prepare from now to get assistance from Allah's Messenger, the Quran, and other ways of intercession.

8. In school, when exam time draws near, we banish distractions to focus on what is really important. In Allah's exam, isn't death within 1 heart beat? Banish distractions and focus.

9. In school, until exam results come out, we worry about the result. In Allah's exam, we don't know what our result will be, so we spend our days in hope and worry until the results come out.

With best wishes to see you succeed at the highest level!
- Muhammad Alshareef

6 comments:

AlabasterMuslim said...

Oh i got this email too. There are so many good points in the email.

I'm so glad you're muslim. lol.

Janny. said...

Awesome reality check. Sometimes we get so caught up in this material world that we don't think of the hereafter.

Maryam said...

I was JUST about to post this on my blog.

Great minds think alike :P

But it is a very beneficial email. I liked it.

Sarah said...

jazakallah khair tuttie for sharing!

Muslimah said...

wow Mashallah great post. It really makes you think. Jazakillah khair for the reminder.

muslimah93 said...

Salaam! This is so nice mashallah. How do you guys sign up for his emails? So many people have it! =)

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