Fruits for the Week

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“O! you Arabs, here comes the Prophet you have all been waiting for,” shouted a man from the tribe of Bani Israel. There appeared two shapes in the distance, coming through the hot desert haze towards Madinah.

The Prophet (saw) said: “Beware of sitting in the street. The companions said: Messenger of Allah, we have no other choice but to sit there and engage in conversation there. The Messenger of Allah (saw) said: If you must sit there, then give the street its rights. They asked: What are its rights? He said:  Lowering the gaze, refraining from causing annoyance, returning the greeting, enjoining what is good, and forbidding what is evil.” (Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood and Ahmad)

What is the purpose of my life? What is the purpose of your life? What is the purpose of our lives? Such questions are frequent in our life.