The land of Paradise is flat and angels keep planting on it. When they slacken, they are asked “Why did you slacken?” They [the angels] say, ‘Our fellow has slackened.’ Do not make angels feel slackened, may Allah bestow His Mercy on all of you.
—Al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī [d 110H/728CE]
Hilyatu’l-Auliyaa by Abu-Nu’aym (9/276), who attributed this narration to Abu Sulayman ad-Darani
(Read on pg 44, Ibn al-Jawzi, Awakening From The Sleep of Heedlessness. Daar as-Sunnah Publishers. Birmingham: 2012.)