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Prophet Jesus (as) asked a man, ‘What are you doing?’ The man replied, ‘I am worshipping.’ So he asked, ‘Then who is it that supports you [financially]?’ He replied, ‘My brother’, to which Prophet Jesus (as) said, ‘Your brother is a better worshipper than you.’

Cut down/ lessen your seeking [of wealth] for how many a covetous person was despaired and a content person was not.

Beware of the world, for verily with regards to its lawful things there is accountability and with regards to its unlawful things there is punishment, its beginning is hardship and its end is annihilation.

When Allah wants good for a household, He makes them proficient in the knowledge of religion, He causes the younger ones from among them to revere the elders, He bestows them with moderation in their livelihood and with economy in their spending, He gives them insight into their faults, thus causing them to repent, and when He wants other than that [i.e. good for them] then He leaves them unattend...


Verily the enjoinment of good and the prohibition of wrong is the path of the prophets, the way of the righteous, a great obligation on which all other obligations are founded and on which ideologies are secured, by which earnings are made lawful, by which iniquities are redressed, through which the earth flourishes, justice is sought from enemies and all affairs are kept upright.

There are two types of sustenance: the sustenance that you seek out, and the sustenance that seeks you out, which even if you do not pursue it, it pursues you.


The timid merchant is often deprived and the bold merchant is often endowed with profit.

Sustenance is allotted, and the covetous is deprived.

Worship consists of ten parts of which nine are to do with earning a lawful livelihood.

Worship consists of ten parts of which nine are to do with earning a lawful livelihood.

Good character is found in three things: abstaining from the forbidden, seeking the lawful and providing peace and comfort for your family.


It is incumbent upon you to be bound to the lawful, and excel in goodness to your family, and be in remembrance of Allah at all times.

Imam Ali ibn al-Hussain used to go out every morning seeking out livelihood, and when he was asked where he was going he said, to bring charity for my family, then he was asked, Do you take charity? To which he replied, [No, but] whoever seeks out lawful livelihood, that livelihood is in fact a charity given to him by Allah.

Imam Ali ibn al-Hussain used to go out every morning seeking out livelihood, and when he was asked where he was going he said, to bring charity for my family, then he was asked, Do you take charity? To which he replied, [No, but] whoever seeks out lawful livelihood, that livelihood is in fact a charity given to him by Allah.

How can someone call himself a believer if he is dissatisfied with his share in life and deems his status lowly when Allah is the authority above him.

When it was said to the Prophet (s), I would like my sustenance to increase, he said, Always remain in the state of purity (tahara) and your sustenance will be plentiful.

He whose sustenance is delayed must increase his proclamation of Allah s greatness, and he who worries and frets much [about his livelihood] must increase his