Tips to be istiqamah – Starting from the Isra Mi’raj event, Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala make this prayer become something that must be done by Muslims.
Prayer is the 2nd pillar of Islam and is also the first deed to be accounted for.
The command to do the 5 daily prayers is contained in the QS Al-Baqarah  : 45
️اسْتَعِيْنُوْا الصَّبْرِ الصَّلٰوةِ اِنَّهَا لَكَبِيْرَةٌ اِلَّا لَى الْخٰشِعِيْنَۙ
“Make patience and prayer your helpers. And verily, that is very hard, except for those who are humble.”
Prayer is a way of communication between a servant and his god, in carrying out prayer we must be solemn, sincere and sincere as if you see and feel the presence of Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala so that you can feel the pleasures of worship and prayer.
Prayer is obligatory for every Muslim who has reached puberty, if he doesn’t or misses doing the prayer, we must make up the Qada.
How can we not be lazy and continue to be istiqamah in prayer?
The following are tips for Istiqamah in prayer:
1. Remember death
Remember that death doesn’t have to be old, death doesn’t have to be sick first, death can come anytime and anywhere. Imagine for example you delay the Isha prayer and you die before the Isha prayer what can you do? Nauzubillah.
It is prayer that will accompany you in the grave later, your deeds will accompany you in the grave later.
2. Straighten your intentions
Before worship, especially in prayer, the intention is the most important thing, straighten the intention solely for the sake of Allah, then In Shaa Allah, Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala will make it easier for you to do worship.
3. Stay away from disobedience
Disobedience can make us lazy to worship, by staying away from disobedience our hearts will be protected by Allah from feeling lazy and reluctant to worship.
4. Increase your love for Allah
By getting to know him and his love for Allah, it will help us to know more about the meaning of the worship we do and we will be easily afraid to sin.