As we reach the end of Ramadhan, along with the excitement for Eid, there is a sadness that this beautiful month of blessings is leaving us. However, the blessings don’t have to end even though the month is ending. Allah (SWT) has given us one more opportunity to be generous before we start celebrating on … Continue reading Zakat ul Fitra
Whenever we give anything in charity, whenever we are generous, we don’t receive the same in return – we receive so much more. Our reward is multiplied. Additionally, during the holy month of Ramadhan, every time we do a good deed, its reward is multiplied. We don’t receive just one reward for each deed – … Continue reading The Reward is Multiplied
There are so many people in this world right now, billions and billions of people. If we look throughout history, there are billions and billions more. How do we choose the people that we should consider to be our role models? Who should we strive to be like? To illustrate this dilemma, we used stickers. … Continue reading Who Should We Follow?
Today, we discussed the generosity of Bibi Sakina. Here’s the gist of the discussion I had with my four year old. "Who is Bibi Sakina?" "[incorrect answer]" "Hmm… no… do you know all the nohas that you listen to that talk about Bibi Sakina? What happened to Bibi Sakina?" "Yeah the bad people pulled her … Continue reading The Generosity of Bibi Sakina (SA)
Imam Hassan (AS) is another extraordinary example of generosity for us. In fact, it is said that our 2nd Imam (AS) gave his entire wealth as charity and started over TWICE. Imam Hassan (AS) ran a guest house in which he would serve food to the hungry. Go HERE (page 8.37) to read the story. … Continue reading Generosity with Food!
Bibi Khadija (SA) was one of the biggest supporters of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) in the early days of Islam. She was a very wealthy woman, and she gave her wealth to help the religion. She was extremely generous! For this reason, as we remember the shahadat of Bibi Khadija (SA), we are discussing GENEROSITY. In … Continue reading As Generous as the Sun