Sa’eed was sitting at the waiting area at the Jeddah airport after having just completed the rites of Hajj. The man next to him said: "I work as a contractor and Allah Ta’ala has blessed me with performing my tenth Hajj."
Sa’eed told him: " Hajj mabroor, may Allah accept and forgive your sins."
The man smiled and said: "Ameen."
Then he asked : " Have you performed Hajj before this time?"
Sa’eed was hesitating to tell him, and then he said: "By Allah, it’s a long story and I don’t want to hurt your head with my talk."
The man laughed and said: "Please tell me, as you see we have nothing to do, we’re just waiting."
Sa’eed smiled and said: "Yes, waiting is the start of my story. I’ve been waiting for so many years so that I could go for Hajj.
After working for thirty years as a physiotherapist in a private hospital, I was able to save enough money to go for Hajj.
The same day I went to get my savings, I came across one of the mother’s who’s paralyzed son I treat. I could see her face was worried and anxious."
She said: "I leave him to Allah’s keeping, Brother Sa’eed this is our last visit to this hospital".
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14 November 2017
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THE HADEETH CORNER
وعن حكيم بن حزام رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: "اليد العليا خير من اليد السفلى، وابدأ بمن تعول، وخير الصدقة عن ظهر غنى ومن يستعفف يعفه الله، ومن يستغن يغنه الله” (متفق عليه)
Hakim bin Hizam (Radiallahu Anhu) reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, "The upper hand is better than the lower one; and begin (charity) with those who are under your care; and the best charity is (the one which is given) out of surplus; and he who wishes to abstain from begging will be protected by Allah; and he who seeks self- sufficiency will be made self-sufficient by Allah."