Love this! He doesn’t tell her to shush, or ignore her, or treat her as if she is a nuisance, and she is totally at peace 🙂 Many lessons in this for us on how to treat our children, especially at mosques.
“I love the house Allah because it is what Allah loves!”
I mentioned the doors of Jannah – another inscription is to visit the masjid – again, how many of us take that for granted? Or only visit when it suits us?!
Food for thought for us and our families!
This brought a lump to my throat. There are SO many lessons in this…
How lucky we are with the mosques that we have and take for granted, how they are totally submitted to the will of Allah in terms of the preparation of the mud, how they all RUSHED to help build the mosque, how it is the centre of their village, how everyone seems to work as one efficient team despite the sheer amount of people, and so on!
It is said that there are 8 doors of Jannah, and on the 6th one the inscription reads: Build a Masjid, Visit a Masjid, Clean a Masjid, Lay Covering on the Floor of a Masjid. Subhanallah, they get the opportunity to enter Jannah through this door every year!
A lovely article which concludes with some great pratical tips at the end!
“Imagine a Masjid where the Imam pauses during Salah and the entire congregation waits so a toddler can finish his game. Imagine a Masjid where an Imam leads Salah while he holds a child in his arms. Imagine a Masjid where the cry of a baby changes the Imam’s intention and shortens the prayer for the entire congregation…”
Read the whole article here: http://www.soundvision.com/article/children-in-the-masjid-making-space-for-our-future