When people know that I am going for Hajj this year, the first thing they will remind me is to always be patient.
"Banyakkan bersabar nanti."
It is the key to everything. They say there are going to be a lot of tests while performing Hajj and different people have different kind of tests from Allah.
To me, my very own test has started here in Malaysia. Well, it might not be that big to some, but honestly it is kind of hard to find enough time to do my Hajj preparations. Lately I have so many errands to run, while not forgetting my everyday responsibilities to family that I find myself stressing out to not have the time to properly manage my Hajj preparations.
Just soo many things to do in a very limited time. (>.<)
To be fair, I only got to know of this great great news quite recently. Once I got the news, I quickly got hold of my offer letter, filled it up, submitted it within 2 days, went for medical check up and finished it up within a day, submitted the medical result together with my passport the very next working day for my visa preparation, and got my departure date exactly the day after I submitted all those documents.
Yes, Malaysia is indeed very very efficient. Alhamdulillah. I am soo grateful that once my appeal was successful (to follow Rasyid to perform Hajj as it is his turn to perform Hajj and I appealed to follow my Mahram) my path has been quite easy with the help of family and friends.
Now, the only thing I have to do apart from packing the stuff, is to prepare my knowledge, mental, physical and to have lots and lots of patience.
Seriously, I am really excited to perform my fifth pillar of Islam but I think "dunia" has sometimes made my mind congested and blurry at the same. I hope I can have a really good ibadah time when I am there and my mind can fully be at ease.
I hope everyone who happens to read this post can pray for our health, safety and that finally we can get Haji Mabrur. InsyaAllah.