Posted by: arumchan | July 15, 2011

A simple reminder

Kemarin waktu lagi buka FB, ada status message teman yg nulis sesuatu yg menyentil…

“Jangan risaukan Nikmat yang belum kita miliki, tapi risaulah akan Nikmat yang belum kita Syukuri…”
Terkadang Allah menganugerahkan Nikmat melalui MASALAH & memberi MASALAH melalui Nikmat.
Semoga apa yang kita terima hari ini merupakan Nikmat Allah yang terbaik untuk kita & menjadikan kita senantiasa bersyukur…
Amin ….”

Yeahhh, I can feel the knives… jleb… astagfirullah ya Allah... I don’t want to be hamba-MU yg kufur nikmat. But thanks for YOUR reminders.. so I can learn to be thankful each day. Like I say, each day is a blessing.. *ceritanya mau positive self-talk*.

Semalam, I enjoyed just being with my Botchan and Hubby. Kita solat Maghrib berjamaah, Botchan pakai kaos putih hubby jadinya dia seperti syekh Arab.. reminds me of one of my neighbors waktu di Matsuyama dulu hehehe ;p And subhanallah, selama solat Maghrib itu, Botchan bener2 berdiri ngikutin.. awalnya megang mobil2an pas takbiratul ihram pertama, dia buru2 ngelempar mobilnya ke sudut sajadah trus ikut berdiri dan dengerin hubby jadi imam. Sepanjang Al-Fatihah, Botchan nyebutin akhir2 ayatnya (hiiim….miiin…. hiim….diiin…) trus ikut “amin” pas bagiannya.Dia udah mulai sedikit2 bisa rukuk (selama ini langsung sujud) walaupun masih cepet banget.. trus pas sujud ikut sujud, dan pas tahiyyat ikut ber-jari telunjuk pas syahadat. Dan 3 rakaat. Yes, alhamdulillah bisa dari awal-selesai. Great for a 2 yr old with a short attention span hehehe :p

Setelah solat, I was thinking.. ini adalah nikmat Allah yang kadang lupa untuk bener2 disyukuri. I mean, we’re always thankful for material things, but moments like these are priceless. These are the greatest things in life. Aku terus berusaha beradaptasi dan mensyukuri what we have now, where we live now, our conditions now.. walaupun selalu ingin balik ke Matsuyama, tapi I must keep the faith that Allah brought us back here to Indonesia for a reason. And if I pray and try hard enough, one day insyaAllah we can go back to Matsuyama again and live there. The reason is all Allah’s.
I can only have faith and be thankful.. and guess from time to time hehehe 😉 Maybe it’s for me to make someone else’s life better. Maybe it’s for me to realize what my priorities are. Maybe it’s for me to establish a solid homeschooling foundation for Botchan. Maybe it’s for me to learn enterpreneurship and give others the chance to have a better life (in terms of earnings) by working with me. Maybe it’s so I can be here and support my family or friends in need of moral support. Maybe it’s for me to develop my culinary skills, using ingredients from my own country and having a broader access (and understanding of contents) of safe to use (not haram) imported ingredients as well. Maybe it’s so I can have the chance to experience cooking with ingredients fresh from it’s source.. like buying a live ayam kampung and paying the guy to slaughter it (it tastes great, by the way). Maybe it’s giving me the chance to grow my own herb garden.. and enjoy afternoons with my son in our front yard terrace. Maybe I can be an inspiration to someone. Maybe I can gibe the title “ibu rumah tangga” a good name. Maybe…. it’s all of the above and more. More faith… deeper faith.. 🙂

So of course, life must go on.. and I must be thankful.. 🙂

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