Being generous does not only mean giving freely from what you have in abundance. Generosity does not lie in giving away something that is no longer useful but in giving freely from the things we love or need.
When we ask God to be generous towards us, we should also try to be a generous person and take the advice of Prophet Muhammad who said: The generous one is close to God, close to people, and far from the fire…
Most of the blessings that Allah bestows upon His servants are given without ever being asked for, or without us even being aware of how much we are given. Indeed, Allah is the Most-Generous and Munificent.
The story of an Algerian man who made a big difference in the first Ramadan of Ustadh Usama Canon. It happened 20 years ago but Brother Canon still remembers it with gratefulness and appreciation. Be that person during Ramadan who reaches out to someone in this month, that would be otherwise breaking their fast alone, whether …
Abu Hanifah, every time he spent any money on his family or on himself, he would give out for the sake of Allah similar amount. Like he brought his family groceries and, let’s say, it cost him two hundred dollars, he would take another two hundred dollars and give it for the sake of Allah.
Prophet Muhammad was often described as kind and generous and his generosity included smiling at those around him. We know from scientific evidence just how powerful a smile can be. In the early days of Islam there were no articles or books to read.