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Dawud_uk
01-31-2009, 04:41 AM
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i am someone who hates london, always have done. even back years ago when i was non muslim i still hated london because everyone was just chasing money and not bothered about others.

i can honestly say i hate london for the sake of Allah, i have bara for it and its culture of money and selfishness.

But...

yesterday i needed to go mile end road to meet someone, they didnt show (which was unfortunate as i had come from leicester) but alhamdulillah the area seemed really nice.

The youngsters especially seemed practicing, brothers giving salaams (a novelty in many parts of london i have travelled in), smiling and being friendly and helpful and from what i saw both the young brothers and sisters modest, not grouping together and chatting as was end of school time as i see in leicester and elsewhere.

obviously every area will have its problems, but i liked the area immediately and i am not usually a city person having been brought up in a village so that is saying something for me.

Jazakallah khairan for anyone from the area who made my short visit a pleasant one and whatever it is good you are doing there keep it up!

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Tilmeez
01-31-2009, 04:55 AM
Its lovely to read this. May Allah S.W.T give them baraka in their good deeds, Inshallah.

I personally know such experiences and they suddenly bring you into light from darkness and you start hoping for good.
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Yanal
01-31-2009, 06:13 AM
Here's my own saying. If you move for deen then deen will move towards you.
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