Monday, 8 December 2014

Drop that Grudge!

...And don't Judge!

It is true to say that we as a human race are too quick to judge!

We don't look at all the facts and we blindly follow everyone else.

Our pious predecessors had something very important to teach about this concept.

It is reported that ‘Abdullâh b. Al-Mubârak said;

It is right that an intelligent person does not undervalue three [types of people]: the scholars, the rulers, and [his Muslim] brothers. Whoever undervalues the scholars will lose his afterlife, whoever undervalues the rulers will lose his worldly life, and whoever undervalues his brothers loses his good character and conduct.

Al-Dhahabî, Siyar A’lâm Al-Nubalâ`17:251.

Undervaluing can also mean judging without knowing or being prejudiced. Not respecting someone's status and achievements. Being jealous and envious.

As my mother always say; 'When you point a finger at someone just remember how many fingers are pointing right back at you!'

So, let's not judge each other but help each other be awesome! :)

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