Hearts that feel an instant connection…

Haven’t you wondered why it is that you can meet someone and almost instantly like or love them?  I’ve had this to happen to me on a number of occasions, feeling that I have met a very special person and they will give new meaning to my life.  Then again, there are those uncomfortable moments when we meet someone and we instinctively pull away, and we do not know the reason but it is a true warning, a wariness.  Those feelings tend to prove right, too.

A dear Muslim friend sent this to me today and I am very glad.  This Hadith is very beautiful and wise and talks about when me meet those we instantly like or dislike.

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Sheikh Hamed Al-`Ali, instructor of Islamic Heritage at the Faculty of Education, Kuwait and Imam of Dahiat As-Sabahiyya Mosque, states:

The meaning of the hadith “Souls are like conscripted soldiers; those whom they recognize, they get along with, and those whom they do not recognize, they will not get along with” is that hearts have connection to one another. Once a person meets someone whom he/she loves some sort of affinity is spontaneously generated; and the reverse applies when meeting another person. The point is one does not know the reason why one feels good towards some people and feels bad towards others. That is due to the connection between their souls.

The souls of righteous people have connection as if they are recruited due to the purification in their hearts; on the contrary, the souls of devils –both humans and jinn – have connection since they have the same evil thoughts.

That is why Allah says about the believers: (And (moreover) He hath put affection between their hearts.) (Al-Anfal 8: 63)

But when talking about the devils of jinn and human beings, He says: (Shall I inform you (of him) upon whom the Shaitans (devils) descend? They descend upon every lying, sinful one.) (Ash-Shu`ara’ 26: 221-222)

He the Almighty also says: (And thus do We make some of the iniquitous to befriend others on account of what they earned.) (Al-An`am 6: 129)

That is why when a believer meets wrong-doers or corrupt people, he or she does not feel at ease and finds it difficult to get along with them because of their sinful deeds; their souls act like oil and water that never mix.

About jeansasson

I'm a woman with a keen interest in a wide range of topics including women's issues; animal rights issues; humanitarian issues and political movements, such as the events currently sweeping the Middle East. I am an avid reader and collector of books, mainly about travelers of the 18th and 19th centuries. I have enormous curiosity about other people and relish hearing about lives and opinions of people from all over the world. I’m the author of the PRINCESS series, GROWING UP BIN LADEN, MAYADA DAUGHTER OF IRAQ, FOR THE LOVE OF A SON, and more. Over the past two years the princess and I have met and worked together to bring out a 4th and a 5th book in the PRINCESS SERIES. The 4th is titled: PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY while the 5th, which was recently released, is titled: PRINCESS, SECRETS TO SHARE. I am currently working on my 14th book. Details to be released soon. You can visit my website (http://www.jeansasson.com/) or check out my books on Amazon for more info.
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2 Responses to Hearts that feel an instant connection…

  1. UmMuhammad says:

    I have read a wonderful book on this, it was on Oprahs booklist called The Gift Of Fear, it is about mostly having an instant bad feeling or gut feeling and some unfortunate consequences (real live stories) of not acting on that gut feeling, I found this to be a very valuable tool that every woman especially should read.

  2. jeansasson says:

    I have not read that obok but it really sounds interesting. I’ll read it now… And, will recommend it on AMAZON after I read it… Thanks for telling us about it… Jean

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