Money- Till Death Do Us Part

Youth Club Blog

By Saadia Humayun

You know there’s trouble when all of your actions are on the same low frequency.

I was attending an Islamic event the other day, where a group of people presented their welfare work-extraordinary on so many levels- and they asked the audience for donations. My mind immediately thought of the last time I made a donation (which was pretty recent), made a few calculations (cringed at the bank balance) and arrived to a conclusion that these guys would have to wait. Maybe next time… Yeah, definitely next time, brain nodded fervently, content with the recollection of the last charitable act.

Case closed.

Another opportunity lost.

Another failed investment. Cash rots in the pocket.

There used to be an institution where I’d regularly give a portion of my spending. And then the act of giving became robotic and my charity got limited to that single place and…

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