Waiting eagerly for the call to prayer, arriving at the mosque before the commencement of prayers, bearing no personal grudges against others, leaving alone other people’s private affairs, being content with the basic necessities of life, studying Qur’an and the sunnah, feeling concern for the pains of other muslims, and being charitable with one’s wealth – these are all qualities of the righteous person.
A middle path with regards to wealth is highly recommended. Therefore you should seek neither the level of affluence that can entice you towards evil (unless, of course, you use your wealth wisely and spend it generously in the way of Allah), nor the level of poverty that causes you to forget about the hereafter. The best situation for many believers is to have just enough wealth to fulfill all of their needs in a lawful manner-not much more and not any less.
Basic needs may…
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