By the Glorious Morning Light,
The full morning light of the sun, when his
splendour shines forth in contrast with the night which
The growing hours of morning light, from sunrise to
noon, are the true type of the growth of spiritual life and
work, while the stillness of the night is, to those who
know, only a preparation for it. We are not to imagine
that the stillness or quiescence of the night is wasted, or
means stagnation in our spiritual life. The stillness may
seem lonely, but we are not alone, nor forsaken by Allah.
Nor is such preparation, without immediate visible
results, a sign of Allah’s displeasure.
Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 93 verse 1) Quran Arabic with English Translation & Commentary (Tafsir) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Free Download (quran4u.com)