There comes a time when your problems become so big that they stand like a wall between you and a normal life.
There comes a time when you are so depressed that you forget that God is always here to take care of you and your problems.
There comes a time when even after struggling so hard, it becomes difficult to hold on to the rope of God.
There comes a time when all your senses are impaired so much that when you open your eyes, you see your problems. When you hear, you only hear about your problems. When you open your mouth, you only talk about your problems and worst of all when you think, you only think about your problems.
There comes a time when you start to believe that you are the one who can solve your problems.
At that time, We need to remind ourselves that we have Allah Who is here to fix everything in our lives. He is the one who can solve our problems. I know when a person is in depression, he is not in a position to think positively because depression blurs our vision, he is not even able to differentiate what’s good for him and what’s bad. At that time, even talking to God becomes difficult because we are so obsessed with our problems. Although at that time, it’s very hard to believe that only our God can take us out of this dark zone but we need to believe it even more than ever.
And for that we don’t need to pray, I mean pray like we usually do, that please Allah do this and do that for me. We need to sit at the corner of our bed or in our garden or where ever we want and handle Him all our worries one by one like Allah I am facing this problem and I am going through a very hard time, I can’t see any way out of it. Here is my problem, take this and tell Him that now this is not my problem. This is your problem and believe me that will do wonders.
Allah doesn’t want fancy words or fancy acts. He just wants your pure intentions. He wants a pure heart. He is always there for us. He is in fact waiting for us to call Him so that He can respond. It is our right to pray. He says that He is Ar-Rehman, Ar-Raheem and Al-Kareem. What else do we need? WHAT ELSE DO WE NEED? Subhan Allah. Allhamdulillah.
Allah Taa’lah says in Surah-Ghafir [40:60];
“Call upon me: I will respond to you.”
Believe me after doing this, first of all, you will be satisfied that now your problem is in the hands of the One Who is capable of doing anything and everything. Even this thought is enough to get rid of your anxiety, depression, tensions and worries. But also in few minutes, or hours or may be days, you will get a solution out of no where, literally out of no where and I can guarantee you on this if you are asking with all your heart. May Allah solve our problems and may He be happy with us. Ameen.
P.S. I am one unlucky person who has no connection with God. This way of handling our problems is told by Ashfaq Ahmed in Zavia. He was a teacher, story-writer and novelist, with great interest in Sufism and I believe he was a Sufi himself. May Allah grant him the highest place in Jannah. Ameen.