THE BEST TIME IN MY LIFE
When I was in the first grade, I felt so lazy. I never read the books, even touched it. I just played all the time. Read comics, gossip with my friends, went to the mall, and other useless things I’ve done. At that time, I felt that Allah unfair to me. Since that, I became far from Allah. Then, at the end of the first and second quarterly, I got five red scores in my report card. I felt so angry, because it was the first time in my life I got red scores in my report card. Because of that, I started to leave my bad habits, like reading comics and magazines, gossiping, window shopping, etc. and at the end of the third quarter, I passed and entered the second grade at my high school.
At that time, the women not wore veil yet. They still wore clothes that opened in their chest and calf. And finally, Allah revealed order to Moslem’s women in order that they wear veil and close their “aurat”. When that order down, Moslem’s women not asked to Muhammad why their must close their chest and calf. But, they close it immediately with anything that near from them. With the cloth that ripped, leafs, etc. Subhanallah… Moslem’s women closed their aurat immediately when the order was down. How about me? I never wear veil. I felt so guilty, Oh Allah... please forgive me...
After listened that story, I felt so shy to Allah. Why I didn’t close my aurat yet whereas Allah was create me required to every Moslem’s women.
One day, I got a disease; I always felt itches in my knees after ate sauce whereas sauce is the most delicious food in the world and my favorite food. The itch caused my knees became bad. I felt so shy. When I told the disease to my mom, she said “It means Allah love you, Kiki!” “In fact, Allah forbids you to wear skirt above on my knees”.
“But, why only my knees got the disease? Why the other people not?”
“It means Allah more love you than others. Allah loves them, but Allah more loves you. Maybe, it is the time for you to wear long skirt and to wear veil!”
“What mom, I must wear veil?”
“Yes. Why not?”
“I’m not ready, mommy. How if I wear it when I ready to wear that? Maybe when I passed from high school.”
“How you can ready if you always felt not ready.”
“Basically, ready or not you must wear veil in the third grade like your sister.”
After I talked with my mother about wearing veil, I felt confused. How can I wear veil whereas in my opinion a veil is something that strange. How the reaction of my friends? Are they will avoid me? Finally, I asked to K’Ijah about this.
She answered “Wearing veil is a duty, Kiki.”
“What do you choose? Allah was created you or your friends?”
“Let your friends avoid you, certainly Allah still beside you.” “In fact, you can see who are your good friend and bad friend.”
“A good friend usually always pushes you to a better.” K’Ijah gave her advice to me. Oh Allah... I will wear veil when I’m in the third grade (Insya Allah).