Isa (AS) said: Do not speak much without remembering God, for by doing so, you harden your hearts. Surely a hard heart distant from God though you are unaware.
Busy. Busy. Busy. Always in a rush to go here, do this, get that, revise this… Even when we perform one of our five a day, we slot it in our busy lives, crossing it off our mental check list.
Because who has time of dhikr (remembrance) these days, right?
Who has time to just sit there and do nothing but remember and glorify Allah swt?
A companion, Mu’adh ibn Jabal said ‘The people of Paradise will not regret except one thing alone, the hour that passed them by and in which they made no remembrance of Allah’.
Dhikr softens the hearts, because His remembrance is medicine for the heart and food for the soul.
Keep humanity in your duas