Al Khawateem

trees in fog.

There are many Ayaat in the Quran that end in the attributes of Allah (Most High). And always there is a connection between the context of the ayaah and the attribute being mentioned. In fact the precise endings of the ayaat (al khawateem) is a linguistic feature of the Quran and a study on its own.

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We belong to Allah and to Him will we return

This statement helps us on two levels. First it reminds us that whatever goodness is coming to us, is not owned by us. We feel angry or hurt when we have a right over some thing If it was my turn in the que and someone took my turn, I will feel angry but if it wasn’t my turn in the first place I will not feel angry.