Get closer to Allah (swt)
Every retired parent needs to prepare for Akhirah just as the rest of us. But since Allah (swt) has now granted you time and freed you from the hectic responsibilities that bind you into a back to back schedule, you must now commit a significant portion of your life to the worship of Allah (swt). Offer Tahajjud, daily Salat on time, fasting if health permits, reciting and comprehending the Tafseer for understanding and applying the teachings of the Quran, offering Sadaqah, engaging in Zikr, offering Taubah, and doing charity work.
Our Prophet (sa), upon the completion of his mission, was instructed to “Wasjud Waqtarib” (make Sujood and draw nearer to Allah) in Surah An-Nasr which was the last Surah revealed to him, congratulating him upon the scores of Muslims entering Islam. None of the Sahabah could understand the concealed message of Surah An-Nasr. But Abu Bakr (rtam), the man of foresight, began to weep as he comprehended that the Prophet (sa) was not to remain among them for long now.
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