Teachings Of Islam About The Muslim Character
- Be truthful in everything, don’t lie.
- Be sincere and straightforward, don’t be hypocritical.
- Be honest, don’t be corrupt.
- Be humble, don’t be boastful.
- Be moderate, don’t be excessive.
- Be reserved, don’t be garrulous.
- Be soft-spoken, don’t be loud.
- Be refined and gentle in speech, don’t curse, and use foul language.
- Be loving and solicitous to others, don’t be unmindful of them.
- Be considerate and compassionate, don’t be harsh.
- Be polite and respectful to people, don’t be insulting or disrespectful.
- Be generous and charitable, don’t be selfish and miserly.
- Be good-natured and forgiving, don’t be bitter and resentful.
- Share and be content with what Allah has given you, don’t be greedy.
- Be cheerful and pleasant, don’t be irritable and morose.
- Be chaste and pure, don’t be lustful.
- Be alert and aware of the world around you, don’t be absent-minded.
- Be dignified and decent, don’t be graceless.
- Be optimistic and hopeful, don’t be cynical or pessimistic.
- Be confident and have deep faith, don’t be doubtful and wavering.
- Be spiritually oriented and not materialistic.
- Be confident of the mercy of Allah, don’t be despairing and lose heart.
- Be diligent and vigilant of your duties, don’t be negligent.
- Be thankful to Allah and constantly pray to Him, don’t be forgetful of His innumerable blessings.
Finally as the righteous say, “The love of Allah is the axis around which all good revolves.” If you fall in love with Allah, and then strive to be true in your love–in accordance with the way of the Beloved of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace), then you’ll find nothing but increasing light and contentment in your life.
And Allah alone gives success.