God's Justice and Mercy
Whatever Allah does He does good and better for us. Many of His work are not understood by us. Many a times we blame and curse our failure in work but in the end we recognize it was much better for us. Than we repent and Thank Allah. Here is a heart touching story about how Allah is the best planner.
It is related that a woman went to a pious man and said "Is your Lord an oppressor or is He just?"
The man replied, He is the All Just, Who never oppresses.
What is your story?"
She explained that she was a widow, with three daughters and that she provided for them by what she would spin with her hands. She explained, "Yesterday, I tied what I had spun into a red cloth to sell in the market place so as to provide for my children.
As I was walking, a bird came and snatched the cloth of me and flew away, leaving me with nothing to sell for the provision of my children."
As the woman was speaking to him, someone came knocking on his door. He gave permission for them to enter and learned that they were ten businessmen bringing with them one hundred dinars each. They said "O pious man, give this wealth to one that is deserving." We were on a boat, the wind was very violent, and we were about to drown when a bird came and dropped a red cloth on us. In this cloth was some yard and with this we were able to block the hole in the ship until the winds subsided and we vowed that each one of us would give one hundred dinars in charity. So give that amount to whomever you please." The man turned to the women and said, "Your Lord does business for you in the land and in the sea, yet ask whether He oppresses!"
He gave her the one thousand dinars and said, "Spend this on your children."
At times things don't always go how we want it to go, but remember Allah is the best of Planners O dear Allah grant us the ability to have patience and always be happy with what happens Subhan-Allah!
About Author / Additional Info:
A teacher by profession