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hardship as a blessing

March 15, 2008

“In our view, a person does not have an understanding of the religion until he thinks of a hardship as being a blessing, and a comfort and luxury as being a hardship.”


None in this age will amass wealth …

March 12, 2008

None in this age will amass wealth except those having five traits of character.

  1. High hopes,
  2. abnormal greediness,
  3. excessive miserliness,
  4. lack of fearing Allah,
  5. and forgetfulness of the coming world.

    Sufyan ath-Thawri