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Submitted by Mansoor (Pakistan), May 17, 2008 at 10:43

In continuation of my earlier reply to you just read the following noble verse of Quran (translation)

102. Rivalry in Worldly Increase
With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.
[102:1] You are distracted by mutual competition in amassing (worldly benefits), [102:2] until you reach the graves. [102:3] No! (This is not a correct attitude.) You will soon know (the reality). [102:4] Again, you will soon know.[102:5] No! Only if you knew (it) with a sure knowledge! [102:6] You will certainly see the Hell, [102:7] then you will see it with full certitude. [102:8] Then you will be asked about all the pleasures (you enjoyed in the world).

103. The Declining Day
With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.
[103:1] (I swear) by the Time, [103:2] man is in a state of loss indeed, [103:3] except those who believed and did righteous deeds, and exhorted each other to follow truth, and exhorted each other to observe patience..

Brian it is only the matter of believing. Many reject straight away saying that they don't believe in Muhammad (PBUH) and Allah (SWT) in particular, but for Muslims the message in Quran values alot.

In above verses it is clearly conveyed that race for wealth would only end up in grave empty handedly. The love for wealth makes you commit serious sins, crimes, bribery, murder,atrocities etc. The fact is that this wealth is waste when it cannot buy you a single extra second of life...I hope you understand my point.... Allah says that he is "Raziq" means the one who arranges and grants food for living.

I still remember a time when I had limited money to spend life but only asked Allah for help and I only ask him for my every need. This is only the matter of believing, I am given so much that I do not have to work day and night and drain my sweat. Allah gives me a lot beyond my expectation....

Just to share with you... I bought an apartment where I am living now it was so cheap in price....just 15000$ equivalent...and within 2 years...the price jumped to 46000$. No effort...because I never ran for money....it is running towards me...There are several uncountable experiences where I didn't plan anything but money poured in from every corner without my desire....Thanks to my Lord...Allah. When I am so happy here...why should I shed myself to go to Canada...or elsewhere... Those who are rushing towards western countries have weaker belief...

It is only matter of approach...when you think that you got every thing in your control...you are misunderstood...but when your belief is strong and you seek help of your lord in every matter....just see the result...you will be amazed that God is solving your problem so amply that you could have not done that by yourself..It doesn't mean that you just sit aside all you have to do is to do your effort...and your belief in Allah would yield you result manifolds than your expectation..

I don't know how would you take the message of my post...but frankly...I am well satisfied..contended and happy...all because I have diverted all my matters to my Lord..and he is handling them perfectly...What I am doing is just fulfilling His Basic Commandments... including punctuality in prayers and Zakat and treating my relatives, friends and neighbors according the instructions of Quran and Sunnah.

Hope I conveyed my point..stay in touch buddy!

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