Salam I am a convert living in Damascus. My non-muslim relatives live in Germany. How can I invite them to Islam? (the problem is, that I am not a good example) Please pray for my relatives
And to whom can I give sadaqa? I guess a lot of liars are asking for sadaqa here it’s like a business. Should I give sadaqa only to Syrians who know Syrian society better and who know who really needs sadaqa?
Please pray for me and for my exams
Mawlana Shaykh Hisham will pray for you and your relatives.
Regarding inviting others to Islam his instructions are clear and frequent: Do not “invite others”; invite yourself, period. The meaning is similar to the advice given by one of the early masters: “Sit with those whose state addresses you, not their tongue.” Meaning, when you improve, your state will be a living invitation for your relatives; otherwise you are driving them away rather than inviting them.
As for sadaqa, if you have misgivings then entrust it to a trustworthy person for distribution.
Hajj Gibril Haddad