A seeker wrote,
For the previous few days a strange state is felt. I do not find any of (the daily) actions interesting.
Sayyidi wa sanadi Mufti Mohammad Taqi Usmani (Allah protect him) replied,
‘It is not necessary to have spontaneous interest (in the good actions done). Try and keep your self engrossed in them.
The seeker added.
I try to keep my self involved (in these actions) but I am unsuccessful (in developing interest).
Sayyidi wa sanadi instructed,
‘This effort is essential (as it is the spiritual struggle). Success is nonessential.
The seeker further added,
All the daily good works (ma’molaat) are done as a routine habit.
Sayyidi wa sanadi corrected him,
‘Is this routine habit something repugnant?’