DO NOT SUSPECT EVIL THOUGHTS

‘Umar ibn al-Khattāb (radiyAllāhu’anhu) said,

‘Do not suspect evil thoughts due to a word that has come out of the mouth of a Muslim brother. Rather, you should find that it is only filled with good.’ *

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* See the treatise Dhamm ul-Hasad wa Ahlihī (Dispraise of Jealousy and its Adherents) of ibn al-Qayyim.

Book: Difference Between Advising and Shaming

By al-Hāfiz Ibn Rajab al-Hanbalī

Translated and Published by

Dār as-Sunnah Publishers

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