Do you think that this life’s deceiving? For me, somehow, yes, I think so. This life is deceiving in term of dynamics that face day to day. In Al-Qur’an, it is very clear written that we are created by Allah to pray to him. In Al-Qur’an, we also know that Syaithan sweared to Allah that they will deceive human kind as hard as they can. Now I know where the deceiving part comes from. It’s from syaithan. Syaithan will always try to mislead us from the right path. They will mislead us, all of us. Even a really good person, or maybe we call them ‘alim, the temptation from syaithan to them will be even more powerful. Thus, what should we do?
Allah has said in the Qur’an, “And seek help through patience and prayer, and indeed, it is difficult except for the humbly submissive [to Allah ]” (QS 2:45). So here we can see that they key are patience and prayer. We have to be patient with every temptation from Syaithan. Patience doesn’t mean stay the way it is, keep quite, and passive. Patience is an active attitude. Always try and try to overcome something. While prayer, I internalize this word by two thing. First by praying to Allah that He always strengthen and guide us. Second, by literally do the prayer (sholat). I personally feel so peaceful when I pray (sholat) to Allah, mainly when I do sujud to Allah.
Hope Allah always keep iman in our heart and always strengthen us. This life is not an easy journey, but it’s also not an impossible one. Ya Rabb, arinal haqqa haqqan, war zuqnat tiba’ah wa arinal batila batilan, war zuqnat tinabah. Oh my Lord, please show us the right path and help us to follow it; Please show us the wrong path, and help us to avoid it. Ya Rabb,,