Book Name: Powerful Time Management Skills For Muslims
Author: Zohra Sarwari
Reviewed by: Sr. Sarah
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said
“Take benefit of five before five:
your youth before your old age,
your health before your sickness,
your wealth before your poverty,
your free-time before your preoccupation, and
your life before your death.”
Zohra Sarwari provides us with a powerful reminder of how precious a gift our time is. This short book acts as a quick reality check and encourages you to prioritize. Filled with inspiring quotes, references to useful online resource and short activities to put what you are learning into practice – ‘Powerful Time Management Skills for Muslims’ is a great read for anyone who truly aspires to take benefit of five before five.
Procrastination is my greatest weakness when it comes to time management. A frequent excuse, that can often be heard being uttered from my lips for not completing tasks adequately or timely – “I’ve got too much on.” The message that I pondered over the longest and which I will take away with me is that we should ‘Work Smarter and Not Harder.’ At times, it is all to easy to get buried under the weight of our commitments and aspirations. We can lose sight of our end goals, leading to more procrastination. Sarwari details how we can overcome this by prioritization, delegation and remaining consistent in the daily tasks required to achieve our end results.
Time waits for no man. We only get once chance at life. Make the most of it. We will all be held answerable for each day and night. Our book will be laid in front of us. How will yours read…