and Azman learn to Solve a Problem
takes out the train from the cupboard to play with it. Azman says, "I
want to play with the train."
says, "No I want to play first," he lets out a scream.
shouts at his brother, "I want this train. You can't have
comes from the kitchen and says, "I see one train and two
boys who want it. You are clever enough to find a way to solve
it. If you cannot solve it we will have to put the train back
in the cupboard and let the bugs play with it. So how many different
ways can you solve this problem."
of you tell me one way to solve the problem that will please Allah
says, " I can grab this train and run as fast as I can to
my room. I can lock the door and play with it."
asks, "Will Allah SWT be happy with you if you choose to
replied," No Allah SWT will not be happy with me."
asks again, "So now tell me a way in which Allah S.W.T. will
be pleased with you."
says, "We can play together and Allah SWT will be very happy
says, "We can take turns to play with it and Allah will be
happy with us." "But who is going to play first?"
says' "Let us follow the way of our Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.
When the Prophet s.a.w. went on a trip he had to choose one
wife to take with him. He found a way to decide which wife it
would be by asking the wives to pick a stick from a bundle.
The wife that got the shortest stick would follow the prophet
s.a.w. The other wives would not be upset as this was a
fair method of solving the problem."
[Al-Bukhaaree vol,7 103-104 no 138 and Muslim]
don't you two do the same. The first person can play for 15 mins.
The second person must not disturb the first person or the another
15 mins will be added for the first person. Once the timer rings
then the first person stops immediately and lets the second person
play. Don't get mad when the timer rings, your time is up and
you must hand over the train."
each pick a stick and Azman gets the shorter stick and says, "Alhamdulillah,
I can play first."
put the timer for 15 mins. Roslan goes and plays the computer
while patiently waiting for his turn to play with the train.
comes over and says, "Allah is very happy with those who
wait patiently for their turn."
reads the verse 3:146.
Hir Rahman Nir Raheem
Allah loves the patient.
timer goes off and Azman hands the train to Roslan, "It is
now your turn to play."
is happy to get the train at last. He noisily plays with it. Soon
he gets bored and calls Azman and suggest, "How about if
we play a game of traveling together. Let us pretend this
is a Muslim town."
[anta] can be my passenger and I [ana] can be the train driver.
Tell me where you [anta] want to go and I [ana] will take you."
says, "That will be fun. I [ana] want to go to the 'suuq'
replies, "Okay to the 'suuq' we will go. All aboard,
says, "Toot! Toot! Toot!"
passenger please say your doa."
says his doa.
train [qitaar] goes round the room with both boys running around.
" All passengers getting off at the 'suuq' [market] get ready,
here comes the stop."
"When will this train come to and end.
says"when Allah wants it to"...........................................................
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Youth Team at Mission