Siraat-e-Mustaqeem

GUEST AUTHOR: By Samana Siddiqui  Courtesy:http://www.soundvision.com/info/life/35kindness.asp

Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every act of kindness is a Sadaqa (charity)” (Bukhari, Muslim).

Very often though, we feel we don’t have the time for kind gestures, despite our best intentions. These 35 ideas are just some quick things we can do to practice this essential part of our faith.

  1. If someone owes you money, call or email them to extend the time they have to pay you back,  or forgive the debt altogether. “If anyone would like Allah to save him from the hardships of the Day of Resurrection , he should give more time to his debtor who is short of money, or remit his debt altogether” (Muslim).
  2. Teach a child one short verse of the Quran. “The best of you are those who learn the Quran and teach it to others” (Bukhari).
  3. Plant something…

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