Ponder over that hadith for a while, how true it is. As for the father who loves his own money more than the money of his son, does he not realize that one day his son will take that very money of his and he will have nothing to do with it?
All that is left of his money is what he spent during his life for the sake of Allah, if there was any such money. Any of it spent in charity for the sake of Allah, is money that will be yours permanently.
The Arabic word for charity includes zakah, sadaqah, waqf, and any type of monetary good that you did. Everything besides this will go into the hands of your inheritors.
Remember that feeding your family is an ibaadah if you are doing it for the sake of Allah.
If you are doing it for the sake of Allah, you will be rewarded. The Prophet sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam said that, “A morsel of food,” one morsel of food, one handful of food, “if you put it in your wife’s mouth, this will be a reward for you on the Day of Judgment.” … More TAKE ADVANTAGE OF 5 BEFORE ANOTHER 5 STRIKE YOU – YOUR YOUTH – YOUR FREE TIME – YOUR WEALTH – YOUR HEALTH – YOUR DEATH IN ISLAM – KHUTBAH