Reported by Abu Hurairah (RA): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “When Allah loves a slave, calls out Jibril and says: `I love so-and-so; so love him’. Then Jibril loves him. After that he (Jibril) announces to the inhabitants of heavens that Allah loves so-and-so; so love him; and the inhabitants of the heavens (the angels) also love him and then make people on earth love him”.
[Bukhari & Muslim]
Reported by Abu Hurairah (RA): The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: “Verily, Allah will say on the Day of Resurrection: ‘Where are those who love each other for my Glory’s sake? Today I shall shelter them in My Shadow when there is no shadow other than Mine.”
An incident transpired when Muhammad Ali’s daughters arrived at his home wearing clothes that were quite revealing.
Here is the story as told by one of his daughters:
“When we finally arrived, the chauffeur escorted my younger sister, Laila, and me up to my father’s suite. As usual, he was hiding behind the door waiting to scare us. We exchanged …many hugs and kisses as we could possibly give in one day.
My father took a good look at us. Then he sat me down on his lap and said something that I will never forget. He looked me straight in the eyes and said, “Hana, everything that God made valuable in the world is covered and hard to get to.
Deep down in the ground, covered and protected.
Where do you find pearls?
Deep down at the bottom of the…
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Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars
Reported by Abu Hurairah (RA): The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said, “My example and the example of the other Prophets before me is like that of a man who has built a house nicely and beautifully, except for a place of one brick in a corner. People go around it and wonder at its beauty, but say: ‘Would that this brick be put in its place!’ So I am that brick, and I am the end (last) of the Prophets.”
(Bukhari and Muslim)