This is a declaration of Allah’s greatness, not to mention of the Throne itself the vastness of which more than rivals the Earth and all of the heavens put together. Moreover, the preservation of the heavens and the Earth and everything else within Allah’s creation is for Allah an effortless matter.
It is painful to think that your entire life is a story dictated by others. It is imperative that you remain the author of your own life. Ideas come into their own when we are free from pressures and distractions. The countless things that demand our attentions every day prevent us from engaging with our inner selves.
“Would you sell both your eyes for a billion dollars?” Dale Carnegie wondered: “What would you take for your two legs? Your hands? Your hearing? Your children? Your family? Add up your assets, and you will find that you won’t sell what you have for all the gold ever amassed. But do we appreciate all this?
Even if what we are given is little, we should not exhaust ourselves spiritually and emotionally in the pursuit of wealth and in the incessant competition with those who may have more than us. A little wealth that suffices our needs is far better that an abundance of wealth accompanied by avarice and discontent.