Intentions Which Transform…
Salam, the following brief excerpt reminded me of something mentioned by our scholars in their gatherings, namely that seemingly mundance and permissible acts can be transformed into worship with the correct intention. E.g. Sleeping so that one gives ones body enough rest to worship later, eating to have the strength to carry out ones obligatory duties etc. May Allah (the Exalted) enable us to formulate lofty intentions which transform the mundane in our lives in to worship.
Al-Rabi bin Suleiman said: Al-Shafi would divide up the night. In the first (part) he would write, in the second he would pray, and in the third he would sleep.
Imam al-Dhahabi said: These three actions of his are worship with an intention