If you love that good should befall others, then you
have a blessed gift from Allah.
Ibn 'Abbaas (may Allah be pleased with him) said:
"In me, are three qualities. The first is that
whenever it rains, I praise and thank Allah. I feel happy for this blessing,
even if I myself don't own camels or sheep to benefit from the rain. The second
is that whenever I hear of a just judge, I supplicate to Allah for him, even if
I don't have a case pending with him. The third is that whenever I gain
knowledge of (the meaning of) a verse from the Qur'an, I long for others to
learn what I know from it."
All of these qualities indicate a true longing for the
well-being of others. Allah described those of an opposite nature:
(Those who are miserly and enjoin miserliness on other
men and hide what Allah has bestowed upon them of His Bounties) (Qur'an