How would you like to give sadaqa? You might say “sure, I’d like to do it–but I have no money!” What if I told you there’s a way to give sadaqa that doesn’t require money? That, in fact, you could even out-class the rich people in their sadaqa! All it takes is a little time and effort! Would you be interested? One of the things the companions used to do is compete with each other in good deeds.
- Bismillah In one of the most beautiful beginnings of the Qur’an, Allah ta’ala starts surah Saad with a powerful reminder. He says: صۚ وَالْقُرْآنِ ذِي الذِّكْرِ Saad. And by the Qur’an, full of dhikr! [Surah Saad, verse 1] This ayah begins with a letter, which are known as: huroof muqatta’aat, the disjointed letters. There are many opinions as to what these letters mean, but the greatest and strongest opinion is that none but Allah ta’ala knows their meanings.
- Bismillah حدثنا سويد أخبرنا عبد الله أخبرنا أبو العلاء عن عطية عن أبي سعيد قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم كيف أنعم وصاحب القرن قد التقم القرن واستمع الإذن متى يؤمر بالنفخ فينفخ فكأن ذلك ثقل على أصحاب النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم فقال لهم قولوا حسبنا الله ونعم الوكيل على الله توكلنا The Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه و سلم) said, “How can I feel comfort while the angel responsible for The Trumpet has placed The Trumpet to his mouth and lowered his forehead, awaiting when he will be commanded (by Allah to blow in it)?