The Majestic Quran describes a faithful person with dozens of qualities: God-conscious, benefactor, charitable, a friend of God, warrior, courageous, sincere, forgiving, patient, pious, modest, just and fair, kind, generous, truthful and honest etc. These describe the inner-self, the moral values. On the other hand, is a person who has all the qualities of a gentleman or gentlewoman: well-groomed, wearing Gucci perfume, smartly dressed, physically healthy, talks confidently and with a posh accent. We seem to value the qualities of the faithful but find them challenging to adopt. We also long for the smartly-groomed healthy person. The Messenger (peace be upon him) said “Allah doesn’t look at your faces or looks but at the purity of your hearts.” So, we must merge the two to produce a wholesome person, with inner beauty and outer attraction.
To achieve this here are three Quranic tips that will help you:
May Allah open our hearts to the truth and guide us to become true servants.