Taroudant, Morocco- A charitable act of kindness by a selfless Muslim in the bus on Saturday, April 20 has touched the hearts of millions and elicited appreciative responses all over the world.
The wonderful story of this simple act of selflessness and true human character went viral in the social media. Its hero is a Muslim who gave his own shoes and socks to a needy barefoot in the in a bus in Vancouver, Canada.
Surjit Singh Virk, an off-duty Coast Mountain bus driver, said he witnessed an act that “touched his soul in a way that he has never experienced before,” after seeing a Muslim giving the shoes off his feet to a passenger “with two plastic hairnets covering his feet instead of shoes.”
“It made my heart melt,” Virk said to QMI Agency as reported by the Huffington post.
“He just took his shoes and socks off and said, ‘You can take these, don’t worry about me — I live close by and can walk.'”
The kindhearted Muslim walked out off the bus barefoot in the next stop before the man could say thanks.
According to the same source, the generous man, who wishes to remain anonymous, is a 27-year-old from British Columbia in Canada, who volunteers at the local mosque.
The kind-hearted Muslim preferred to speak to the agency on anonymity “because his Muslim faith teaches that charitable acts should be anonymous.”
“Faith, hope, peace…this is what it looks like. Much respect to him. May we all be role models like him on day in one way or the other,” commented Aumbrine Khan on the photos of both people shared by Salim Jiwa.
“Mercy and love are the foundations of all faiths. I don’t know a faith that does not teach generosity. In fact, it’s a foundation of Islam – a pillar of faith,” added another Facebook user, commenting on the same photos.
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