The Five Daily Prayers and the Power of NOW!

Like many of us, the Prophet (pbuh) was locked in a cycle of mental gloom, teetering between pains of the past and anxieties of the future. It was not a good place to be, and for that, he needed an intervention.

What happens when our minds are either consumed with the past or obsessing about the future? What happens is that we miss out on the most beautiful gift we have ever been given: the present! The past has already happened, and the future is still in God’s hands. The only moment I can actually control is Now! We are unhappy because we pay no attention and give no heed to the present moment; to the Now!

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