A little box that will make a LOT of difference…(please read!)
What box, you say?
The box that each and every one of us is going to pack, insha-Allah, in this Month of Brotherhood, in order to send to our ailing brothers and sisters in Pakistan.
[And no, I’m not a Pakistani and I don’t care if you are not either. We’re all helping out so keep reading. This is our chance to PROVE that we actually care about others. Remember that Allah is the All-Hearer and All-Seer. ]
[I know, I know. You’re like “She’s forcing us to send!”
Of course I am. If I try using sweetie-sweetie tactics, how many people do you think will help out? This is why I’m using the “tough love” approach.]
It’s amazing that everyone is always so concerned about Taraweeh in Ramadan but many of us are not concerned about helping our brothers and sisters. The former is recommended but the latter is an obligation.
I’m one of those that has been at fault. I’ve been in my own world and finally crawled out today, alhamdulillah.
So, what are we all going to do? We’re all going to take advantage of the PIA’s kind offer to ship these help boxes to Pakistan for support.
[A question to those who might not be very interested in doing that: Do you REALLY think that you can gain Allah’s Forgiveness in this month by just praying, fasting and reading the Quran whilst leaving your own brethren to die???]
Here’s what we’re all going to do, insha-Allah:
[If you’ve already done it, then do it all over again. C’mon, it’s Ramadan.]
1) Watch the following video:
Masha-Allah, the brother has explained things very well.
However, PLEASE watch the video otherwise you’ll get confused.
I was like “Box of Chocolates”? Then he explained that the children never get to eat good quality chocolate and were very happy doing so. That makes sense: glucose + making them happy.
2) Go to the supermarket as soon as possible and buy the stuff.
[And PLEASE: don’t try to save money and buy cheap stuff. Buy the stuff that you would buy for yourself. This is true faith when you give your brother what you love for yourself, remember. So, please buy good stuff. (I’m thinking about buying Cadbury chocolates, insha-Allah. What about you?)]
3) Call the PIA representative in your country.
The Dubai Guy is :
4) Nag all your friends and family into helping out either by calling them or email them.
Or if they can’t be nagged, try to butter them up. Whatever works.
5) Please repeat steps 1-4. C’mon, it’s Ramadan.
If you lose motivation, just keep remembering your fabulous house in Paradise.