How To Be Thankful?
1. Count the Sustenance We Have Received
We will never be able to count every sustenance given by God, just trying will give us a feeling of gratitude in our hearts.
Allah states in the Qur’an:
And if you count the favors of God (which he bestowed upon you), you will not be able to count them one by one; Indeed, God is Forgiving, Merciful.
— Surah al-Nahl verse 18
2. Praise and Thank God
Before praying, praise and thank God for every gift He gives.
This will lead to recognition in the heart and pronunciation on the tongue as Ibn Qayyim said when he explained:
Blessings come to a servant from God one after another
What guarantees it is gratitude based on three Database supports: inner recognition of the gift; utter words of gratitude and thanksgiving; and use it in a way that is pleasing to Him.
With it, a servant will show his gratitude for the gift – even if only for a moment”
3. Seeking Benefits From Barakah
Use the gift in a way that God is pleased with.
Do not use it to deny Him.
4. Be Thankful to Other Humans
Prophet Muhammad SAW said:
People who do not thank people, do not thank God
— Ahmad and Tirmizi
He also said:
Whoever helps you, then reciprocate. If you can’t find something to repay him, then pray for him until you feel you have repaid him
Ya Allah help us to remember You thank You and Worship You in the best way
Let’s make sure we memorize it and read it BJB Directory every time after prayer.
Conclusion: The Advantages of Living Always Grateful
Gratitude is not a feeling.
It is a way of life and a method of facing all challenges in life.
It will be a window to see reality, where it allows us to accept all the good and bad in this life.
Being thankful allows us to accept many things in this world and improve what is lacking.
It allows us to see how we are in creating a better life .
Gratitude puts us in a more positive relationship with others around us.