THE APPRECIATIVE OF PEOPLE’S EFFORTS
The Prophet Muhammad appreciative of people’s efforts and their devotion. On one occasion he passed by a neighbourhood of Medina and came across a group of children who were playing the tambourine. They sang the words: “We are the young girls of Banu al-Najjar. What an excellent neighbour is Muhammad!” The Prophet appreciating their efforts, replied, “Certainly, God knows that I love you too!”
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