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One of the poets praised the generosity of one of the noblemen in words that are only fitting for the Messenger of Allah, peace upon him:
He became so accustomed to opening his hands in charity to such and extent…
that were he to order his fingers to close, clinging to something, they would not obey him.
You see his face lit up when you come to him asking…
as if you are giving to him what you are asking of him.
He is an ocean [of giving] from any direction you approach him…
his depth is goodness and generosity is his shore.
If he had nothing in his hand other than his very soul…
he would give that away so let one asking of him be mindful of Allah.
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Monday, September 7, 2009
-pg. 258-9 of The Majestic Qur'an: An English Rendition of its Meanings