Advices to Wives

Advices to Wives

Islam and wivesAnas reported God’s messenger as saying, “When a woman observes the five times of prayer, fasts during Ramadan, preserves her chastity and obeys her husband, she may enter by any of the gates of paradise she wishes (in other words nothing will prevent her from entering paradise).”[Mishkat]
Um Salama reported God’s messenger as saying, “Any woman who dies when her husband is pleased with her will enter Paradise.”[Tirmidhi]

Abu Huraira told that when God’s messenger was asked which woman was best, he replied, “The one who fills [her husband] with joy when he sees her, obeys him when he directs and does not oppose him by displeasing him regarding her person or property.”[Mishkat]
Providing for wife and family
Quran teaches us to be reasonable and fair to our wives and family.
House women wherever you reside, accoding to your circumstances, and do not harass them in order to make life difficult for them …Qur’an [65 : 6]
The statement of Allah in the chapter `Woman’:
Men are protectors and maintainers of women …’Qur’an [4 : 34]
Bukhari quotes the following verse under the heading: .. the superiority of providing for one’s family:
(O Mohammed!) They ask you what they ought to spend. Say: That which is beyond your needs. Thus Allah make clear to you His Signs in order that you may give thought (to it) in this worldly life and the Hereafter …Qur’an [2 : 219-220]
Narrated Abu Masud Al-Ansari: “The Prophet, peace be upon him, said, `When a Muslim spends something on his family intending to receive Allah’s reward, it is regarded as Sadqa (spending in the name of God) for him.'”[Bukhari]
We should always remember that Allah is the one who gives us, we are mere trustees of the funds.
Narrated Abu Huraira: “Allah’s Apostle, peace be upon him, said, `Allah said, O the son of Adam! Spend, and I shall spend on you.'”[Bukhari]
Narrated Abu Huraira: “Allah’s Apostle, peace be upon him, said, `The best alms is that which you give when you are rich, and you should support your dependents first.'”[Bukhari]
Abu Huraira reported God’s messenger, peace be upon him, as saying: “Of the dinar (unit of currency) that you spend as a contribution in God’s path, or to set free a slave, or as charity given to a needy, or to support your family, the one yielding the greatest reward is that which you spent on your family.