Success of a Farmer #StoryTime

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Tonight's #storytime story is called, ' Success of a Farmer'. RT and share with your timeline. #TimelineDawah :)

18/06/2013 06:29:09 WIB
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There was a farmer who grew superior quality, award-winning corn in his farm. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:30:02 WIB
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Each year, he entered his corn in the state fair where it won honours and prizes. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:30:09 WIB
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One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he grew his corn. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:31:41 WIB
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The reporter discovered that the farmer shared his seed corn with his neighbours. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:31:50 WIB
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“How can you afford to share your best seed corn with your neighbours when they are entering corn in the competition with yours each year?”

18/06/2013 06:32:15 WIB
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The reporter asked. “Why bother ?” The farmer replied, “Didn’t you know...

18/06/2013 06:33:15 WIB
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The wind picks up pollen grains from the ripening corn and swirls it from field to field. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:33:36 WIB
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If my neighbours grow inferior, sub-standard and poor quality corn, cross-pollination will steadily degrade the quality of my corn.

18/06/2013 06:34:01 WIB
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If I have to grow good corn, I must help my neighbours to grow good corn too.” #storytime

18/06/2013 06:34:21 WIB
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The farmer gave a superb insight into the connectedness of life. His corn cannot improve unless his neighbours’ corn also improves.

18/06/2013 06:34:51 WIB
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So it is in the other dimensions & areas of life! Those who choose to be in harmony must help their neighbours & colleagues to be at peace.

18/06/2013 06:35:16 WIB
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Those who choose to live well must help others live well too. The value of a life is measured by the lives it touches. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:35:40 WIB
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Success does not happen in isolation; it is most often a participatory and collective process. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:35:58 WIB
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So share the good practices, ideas and new knowledge with your family, friends, team members and neighbours and all. #storytime

18/06/2013 06:36:15 WIB
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As they say: “Success breeds Success.” #storytime

18/06/2013 06:36:25 WIB
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Abdullah ibn Umar (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: ...

18/06/2013 06:37:09 WIB
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"The best friend in the Sight of Allah is he who is the well-wisher of his companions, ...

18/06/2013 06:37:22 WIB
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and the best neighbour is one who behaves best towards his neighbours. (Tirmidhi)

18/06/2013 06:37:28 WIB

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