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Do good and people will follow you

In Islam it’s considered a sign of respect to give your place to elder people if there is no place for them to sit. “Do good and people will follow you” heard this statement all my childhood but yesterday saw practical demonstration of it and loved it. As a Muslim it’s our duty to follow the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and also influence others to follow them because it’s the only way to lead a successful life here and life after death.

This incident took place when I was coming back to my home from office. I was traveling in bus which was full of passengers so there was no place to sit. An aged man gets into the bus but since there was no place to sit he preferred standing right at the door. After few minutes a young man offered his place to the old man. Now this young man was standing; few stops later place was again empty and young man sat there. After two stops again an aged man entered the bus and again this young man offered his place to the old man.  Place was empty on the next spot and young man sat there.
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Posted by on June 21, 2010 in Islamic Character, Views reviews

 

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