From Panic and Anxiety to The Art of Surrender

Eiman Al Zaabi

Surrender is the art of operating in a governed universe by stepping into the sacred circle with the Divine. This is where you give over, rather than let go.

You give over that which you cannot control and you do that through the act of prayer. You’re not letting go of anything. You’re giving over by surrendering your problems, anxieties, and fears to the creator of all; knowing and trusting the power, which operates the Universe, has you in mind and can operate your life as well.

Life teaches us that nothing is in our control. Nothing.

What you are in control of are your actions, your thoughts, and emotions. That’s it. You can’t guarantee the results. There is always that element of unpredictability. This is one of the things I talk about in the book when I talk about Universal Laws.

Religion encompasses the doing, while spirituality is the being side of us.

So for me, as a Muslim, Islam teaches us principles that I live by but I’m also keen to encounter God in my everyday life and mainly through practices of surrender.

Sometimes my prayer is: I surrender the day to you and you already know what I want, allow this day to be blessed and bring the best in this day.

I always end up having a fulfilling and productive day.

There is great power in powerlessness.

The feather doesn’t try determine which way it’s going to go. It just floats with life and is carried by God. I can only imagine if I, if we, let the Divine Presence carry us where we need to go, just how light our lives would feel.

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