One Step Closer - Truthfulness
1- An act of worship and one of the great aspects of Islam, it gives you tranquility, peace, and strength in all your affairs. It is something that Allah loves, and it was the description of our prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) even before his prophet hood.
2- It is something that Allah and His prophet want us to have, as it is a key to excellence and success, because it brings righteousness and piety, and with them you can arrive to paradise, but achieving truthfulness requires struggle, and in order for you to be able to struggle put in mind that your benefit doesn’t lie with lying, it only brings bad character.
3- Truthfulness is not only one type that you are truthful in your speech and that’s it, No, it has to do with your speech, your action, and all your affairs, and that you become truthful with yourself, meaning that you will not give the wrong impression about yourself, you will be as you are, you will be yourself, and this makes you confident and courageous, you know that everything is in Allah’s Hand, and this brings you tranquility.
4- Don’t think that truthfulness will bring you harm, Allah will support you in this life and in the Hereafter.
5- Truthfulness means that your expressions are identical to reality, it is a mere reflection to what is in your heart and mind, and that your tongue is not contradicting with them. It is a way of life that is relevant to your conduct, and it will bring you one step closer to Allah, to the prophet, to Qur’an, to your heart, and to Paradise.