Do You Want To Make Your Brief Life Fruitful?
O my dear friends! Do you want to make your brief and useless life immortal, long, beneficial, and fruitful? Since to so want is demanded by humanity, spend your life on the way of the Truly Enduring One. For everything turned to the Enduring One receives the manifestation of immortality.
Since everyone strongly desires a long life and yearns for immortality and since there is a means of transforming this fleeting life into perpetual life and it is possible to make it like a long life. For sure anyone who has not lost his humanity will seek out the means and try to transform the possibility into a reality and will act accordingly. Yes, the means is this: work for God’s sake, meet with others for God’s sake, labor for God’s sake; act within the sphere of ‘For God, for God’s sake, on account of God.’ Then all the moments of your life will become like years.
By Bediuzzaman Said Nursi