Hajj is upon us. Millions of Muslims from around the world are answering the call of Prophet Ibrahim from ages ago in establishing a pillar of Islam. This article captures a small glimpse of the traits of Prophet Ibrahim’s عليه السلام state of heart and mind and how his relationship was with Allah. What made him rise above everyone and become the ‘Friend of Allah’. As we enter the Day of Arafah, we remind ourselves of this great servant of Allah and the command he was given by Allah, in order to feel that awe and greatness of this blessed day and use it to our full advantage.