the ultimate trip
When we are leaving this world for the next one, it
shall be like a trip to another country. Where
details of that country won't be found in glamorous
travel brochures but in the Holy Qur'aan and the
Where our plane won't be Malaysia Airlines, British
Airways, Gulf Air,Air India or American Airlines but
Where our luggage won't be the allowed 23 kgs but our
deeds (amal soleh)no matter how heavy they weigh. You
don't pay for excess luggage. They are carried free of
charge. With your Creator's compliment.
Where our dress won't be a Pierre Cardin suit or the
like but the white cotton shroud.
Where our perfume won't be Chanel, CK, Paco Rabane,
but the camphor and attar.
Where our passports won't be British, French or
American but Al Islam.
Where our visa won't be the 6 months leave but the "La
Where the air hostess won't be gorgeous females but
Isra'iil and it's like.
Where the in-flight services won't be 1st class or
economy but a piece of beautifully scented or foul
Where our place of destination won't be Heathrow
Terminal 1 or Jeddah International Terminal but the
Where our waiting lounge won't be nice carpeted and
air-conditioned rooms but the 6 feet deep gloomy
Where the Immigration Officer won't be Her Majesty's
officers but Munkar and Nakir. They only check out
whether you deserve the place you yearn to go.
Where there is no need for Customs Officers or
detectors. Where the transit airport will be Al
Barzaakh. Where our final place of destination
will be either the Garden under which rivers flow or
the hell Fire.
This trip does not come with a price tag. It is free
of charge. So your savings would not come handy This
flight can never be hijacked so do not worry about
terrorists. Food won't be served on this flight so do
not worry about your allergies or whether the food is
Halal. Do not worry about legroom; you won't need it,
as your legs will become things of the past.
Do not worry about delays. This flight is always
punctual. It arrives and leaves on time. Do not worry
about the in-flight entertainment programme because
you would have lost all your sense of joy.
Do not worry about booking this trip, it has already
been booked the moment you became a foetus in your
mother's womb. Ah! Atlast good news! Do not worry
about who will be sitting next to you. You will have
the luxury of being the only passenger. So enjoy it
while you can. If only you can!
One small snag though, this trip comes with no
Are you prepared?