Peace Be With You

// September 15th, 2008 // Blog

Imagine…
A place of peace.

Lying on an open plain.
Cool grass beneath bare feet.
Arms outstretched above your head.
One hand playfully fiddles with smooth blades.
The other strokes long, soft, silky strands of hair.
A slight smile rests gently on your lips.

Eyes closed, but filled with light.
A light that shines so brightly.
But doesn't burn your eyes.
It bathes your face like a warm embrace.

Imagine this moment…
A moment of peace.

Not a care.
Not a worry.
Not an ounce of stress.

The light envelopes you.
Makes you.
Loves you.

Then you realise…

The sky is not a canopy of blue atmosphere.
But the Throne of Ar-Rahman.

And the light is not that of a brilliant star.
But the Noor of the One that you have craved for all eternity.

And that this is no ordinary garden.
But it is the only place of true peace.

Your real home.

Your Jannah.

Waiting for you to return…

Photo Credit: Jo and Paul's pics

10 Responses to “Peace Be With You”

  1. iMPr says:

    Sublime, mashaAllah…

  2. AnonyMouse says:

    May Allah make us amongst those who enter Jannatul Firdaws from Baab ar-Rayyaan, ameen! :)

  3. um3eesa says:

    Fantabulous, tbarak er Rahmaan (Y)

  4. AbdelRahman says:

    Awesome, just awesome masha Allah.

    Consider breaking it up into stanzas, especially the descriptions vs. realizations part – it would make it even more powerful! Masha Allah, keep it going sister.

  5. Leila says:

    wonderful mashaAllah…may Allah allow us highest level of Jannah and honour us with gazing at His wajh….ya rab ameen.

  6. yurmuslimfriend says:

    This is a beautiful poem, it reminds me of the other day, i went outside to watch the sun set, and I saw the most beautful clouds they were hiding the sun so they were a glowing gold color and faded into a glowing pink they were so beautiful I shed some tears and I said Subhannallah :)

  7. sisterindeen says:

    MashaAllah. This is simply beautiful. Ameen to all the du’aas.

  8. Lujayn says:

    This is amazingly beautiful! Masha Allah :)

  9. iMuslim says:

    JazakumAllah khair for all of your kind comments. I took your advice, AbdelRahman!

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