al-MutakabbirWhen anyone makes the claim that he is great, he inevitably faces humiliation and ruin.

Allah Ta’ala said:

Pride is My cloak and Greatness is My garment; so whoever competes with Me regarding these two will be thrown into the Hellfire [Sunan Abu Daud]

Take a lesson from the tree:

When laden with fruit, the branches bend in humility. If they have to show their “greatness” they will snap or break.

Similarly, when a slave of Allah Ta’ala tries to show his greatness and independence, he ‘breaks’…

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