'I am very tense today'
'Bs g zindagi mein bari pareshani hai'
'I am tired of all this hassle that sorroubds my life'
These are the sort of sentences which all of us have said & heard. Finding solace in life is our major quest. Sakoon ki talash hamara bunyadi maqsad hai. But the irony is that the more we try the more restless we become. Is it a matter of being impatient? Are we not thankful enough for what Allah has given us? Is it a matter of us not woking hard enough & blaming luck for our failures? Hardwork, patience & thankfulness are some of the ways which people have suggested for finding peace.
Since we all listen to so many things I thought that I might also give you something to think about. For me, more than anything else, it is the peace that we create in our innner selves that dictates everything else. Jis ne baatin ka sakoon paida kr liya wohi kamiab hai. Life will never stand still. It will keep moving & regardless of whether you want to move with it or not, you would always be required to make tough decisions & face adverse situtaions. You would always feel tired & fed up of this life & there will be no way out unless you create your peace from the inside. That is what sufim tells me. Although you would be living in an extrinsic world, you would have to purify your inner self first.
So the bottom line is that if you want peace in your life, you would have to create it yourself from the inside.