I spent a lot of time worrying. Worrying about myself, worrying about my future, and worrying about others (well, not so much about their well-being as it is their thoughts about me). The list of things that I always worried about includes (but not limited to): future jobs, grades, relationship, social status, the “right” answer for so many aspects of living, my feelings and so on and so forth.
Being a student who goes to school that uphold Islamic law, it was mandatory once a week for me to have a Tahfiz lesson in my class. Tahfiz is basically a memorization of Quran verse, so most of the time spend during those lesson was either memorizing Quran or our teacher preaching us or motivating us to do better. But there’s one statement that always bugs me coming from my Tahfiz teacher.
During one of his preach, when Palestine was attacked once again by Israel, he mentioned to us to be horrified of what Israel done to the Palestinian and not be fooled or be sadden over drama on television that was crafted purposely to induce sad feeling because compared to those, this was a real event.
For some reason, that statement really got me thinking.