Tuesday, December 05, 2006
LESSON OF THE DAY 702
God causes the night to enter the day, and the day to enter the night; and because God is all-hearing, all-seeing. That is because God is the reality, and whatever else they pray to is vanity; and it is God that is most exalted, most great. [22: 61,62]
Hadith of the Day:
Treat people according to their individual statuses. [Abu Dawud]
Wise Quote of the Day:
Modesty is a gift which is granted through guarding oneself from sins. [Shaykh al Junayd]
Guidance of the Day:
If envy exists in us, it very seldom stays hidden unless we have made it our life's goal to cleanse our hearts from evil influences and to beautify them with characteristics meeting with Allah's pleasure.
The cure of envy is through its opposite: the antidote is wishing people well. To wish well for people is a kind of beneficence to which our religion orders us. That is especially so when we see that the abundant blessings poured upon someone are bringing spiritual as well as material benefits to that person and to the people around him. Then we should not only wish that his good fortune lasts and increases, but try to help him see that it does. [The Path of Muhammad]
Food for Thought:
May we never let the things we can't have, or don't have, or shouldn't have, spoil our enjoyment of the things we do have and can have. As we value our happiness let us not forget it, for one of the greatest lessons in life is learning to be happy without the things we cannot or should not have.
Posted by Mrs. Iffath Hasan at 4:59 PM