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It was a normal week day and her husband was at work. After finishing her duties at home, Salma was busy as usual helping her neighbors, today washing their clothes. Her friends were surprised at her selfless kindness but she always told her friends: "A kindness a day keeps the devil away. I try to do one act of kindness everyday in hopes that it will eradicate a sin I may have unconsciously committed in the Book of Life".


One Sunday Salma's husband said, "May I ride with you today when you go to do the grocery shopping?"




Salma was obviously surprised, but she didn't question his request and said, "Sure why not, then we can spend some time together as you are always busy."


So Salma and her husband left and spent the whole day together. When they got home and put away the groceries, Salma thanked her husband for being so kind as to come with her.




He answered, "Salma, the real reason that I went with you is because you always tell people to do just one act of kindness, like eating an apple a day, keeps the Devil away, so I asked to ride with you to see just how kindly you act with people every day."


Salma asked with astonishment: "Why?". He replied, "Because I wanted to see how do you practice kindness, and I wanted to see if you practiced what you preach. And trust me, I will never doubt anything you say again."


He continued and said to Salma:




(1) "When we got in the van, you let the car across from us go first while watching that no car was coming from behind and you signaled him to go.


(2) "When we reached the stop, you signaled for people to cross the street saying that this way you protect them at least when you are at the stop sign because most drivers don't care about people, they just want to be on their way.


(3) "On the freeway you signaled the trailer trucks when you were letting them take the lane and slowed down to give them space to change lanes, saying that they had a delivery to make on time and that you had all the time in the world.


(4) "When we arrived in the store parking lot as you went to take a spot, someone else just swiped in front of you and we had to go all the way to the back. You never got angry. You said, "Well, maybe he has sore legs and needs to be closer," and you laughed.


(5) "As we arrived at the entrance door, you opened the door and let an elderly couple in saying, "Beauty before age."


"Well when I counted up 25 acts of kindness I stopped counting because your one act of kindness just rolls into many more. I couldn't believe it; you are so kind that I am sure that in the Good Book it will outweigh whatever you do wrong. From now on I will also do one act of kindness a day, and I will never doubt anything you say you do ever again".


Salma laughed and said, "Kindness is like a box of chocolates, when I open the box, I can never eat just one. I finish the box! And this is true, that is why I don't buy a whole box; it doesn't last the day. But I am so used to being kind that I don't even notice I am doing it. It is just loving my fellow human beings.




>>Try to be a man of VALUES rather than a man of SUCCESS !!!

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Najma, May Allah bless you too, sis. It was a forwarded message.



This is another true story.



Horror gripped the heart of a World War-I soldier, as he saw his

lifelong friend fall in battle. The soldier asked his Lieutenant if he

could go out to bring his fallen comrade back.



"You can go," said the Lieutenant," but don't think it will be worth it.

Your friend is probably dead and you may throw your life away.

"The Lieutenant's words didn't matter, and the soldier went anyway.


Miraculously, he managed to reach his friend, hoisted him onto his

shoulder and brought him back to their company's trench. The officer checked

the wounded soldier, then looked kindly at his friend.


"I told you it wouldn't be worth it," he said. "Your friend is dead

and you are mortally wounded."


"It was worth it, Sir," said the soldier.


"What do you mean by worth it?" responded the Lieutenant.


"Your friend is dead."


"Yes Sir," the soldier answered,


"but it was worth it because when I got to him, he was still alive and I had

the satisfaction of hearing him say...."Jim...I knew you'd come."



Many times in life, whether a thing is worth doing or not, really

depends on how u look at it. Take up all your courage and do something your

heart tells you to do so that you may not regret not doing it later in your life........

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