With the potential of being sent to prison for life, I am scared for my salvation. I feel like there has been a negative mental health throughout my life and now Shaitan has blackened my heart and turning to Allah and ask for forgiveness feels futile. I'm scared that if I die in prison, that I will never see paradise, and that my actions in this life can't be fixed.
I've tried to make positive changes, like praying for my namazz and reading the Qur’an again, asking for forgiveness after every namaaz, as well as giving money to Sadaqah and spending time away from the Internet and with my family. However, with my prospects of life, it feels like my efforts to change now will reap me no benefits in this life or the next.
The importance of maintaining a strong connection with Islam and with Allah during this challenging time has a crucial role in the outcomes of your life.
It’s vital to consider seeking professional help for your addiction, whether through therapy, counseling, or support groups.
If you’re not already incarcerated, attend the mosque regularly and engage in Islamic events for
spiritual and social support. Additionally, securing a good lawyer and collecting relevant documents about your treatment for addiction can be essential in dealing with potential legal
Remember that repentance is a powerful tool for seeking forgiveness from Allah.
Focus on trusting in Allah, and consider this period as an opportunity to strengthen your connection with Him.
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