Living by It. One lesson a day…

… from Quran. Changing slowly, but surely.

Lesson 7 – But I Want To Hoard More!!! February 13, 2010

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Safar 28, 1431

“And when they are told: “Spend of that which Allah has provided to you for utilization.” Those who commit kufr (deny Him) say about those  who believe in Him: “Should we feed those whom Allah would feed if He so wished? Where are you besides being clearly in delusion?”.”

Surah Ya Seen (Surah 36), verse 47

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How many times has this argument been given already??  Why has God created evil if He’s pure? Why are there hungry people if God is a Provider? Why do people suffer if He is Merciful? Why isn’t everybody a believer if He is Powerful? Why do good things happen to bad people and bad things to good if He is Just?

To be honest, I don’t understand these discrepancies myself, but what I do know is, I don’t know anything, I don’t know His Wisdom, and I haven’t spent time researching things that Allah Says and Commands.

If I were to reflect just on this particular line though, I understand that I have to still feed the poor, the same poor people I suspect of scamming me, utilize the same money on them that I was thinking of spending on a dumb movie; I have to still provide my shoulder for somebody to cry on if the need be, while I feel lonely about my miseries; I have to still maintain my integrity even if I see nobody else does; I have to still maintain a sense of decorum as a girl even if see the standards stooping as low as they now do; and I have to trust Him for every word that I read.

May Allah guide me and make me stronger. I feel useless, powerless, frustrated, obstinate and hypocritical… and I need His help more than ever to come out of my delusions.

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