HOME AND ABROAD
Muhammad Speaks Newspaper
P.O Box 44261
Detroit, MI 48244
HOW TO ACT AT HOME AND ABROAD
* When speaking of she who is kind, one speaks of she who is most loved
and chosen for Himself (Allah). For she is a child among children, born
for the holy of holies.
* For when in the presence of someone who is kind one feels soothed
and elevated by them. By kindness I do not mean an individual who
allows any and every passerby to misuse and abuse her, but rather by
kindness that individual sees in the person she encounters. The essence
of their God-like selves and the essence of herself. With this insight
she intuitively reaches out and touches, loves and soothes that persons
spirit, heart and soul. There-by both the person who is kind and the
person receives the kindness is each elevated to higher spiritual
plateaus, within their individual realms. For Kindness is an Attribute
* When speaking of a sister, we say her complete name. If the Messenger
gives someone a holy name then use it. Call her by her holy name. It is
said that Sister Clara Muhammad desires to be called by her complete
name; that is Sister Clara Muhammad.
* We should always be courteous to our husband. Saying please and thank
you and yes sir.
* When we enter a room, we give the greetings. The responsibility lies
with you to extend the greetings first. Give the greetings to all
present (as a group).
* We should speak only loud enough for the person we are speaking to,
to hear you.
* When using a rest room, leave it clean and neat; leaving no soiled
things behind, or personal objects.
* When wearing our garments, we should not go in a store or restaurant
to purchase candy, ice cream, or the like, but send a Brother for you.
* When going on a trip, you should carry something with you to eat.
* We do not stay in motels or hotels when traveling abroad alone.
* We should strive to shop with a sister for their is safety in numbers.
* When shopping, know what you are buying, get it and move quickly to
your next destination.
* When someone visits your home, have adequate clean articles for each
person and a place to dispose of soiled towels.
* We never sit with our legs crossed as this is bad for health and very
* We do not fold our arms in front.
* We do not slouch when sitting or standing
* We always sit with spine straight
* We do not bite our finger nails
* We do not lean head on arms or hands as we are not alert when doing
* We never switch, stroll, or bop up and down when walking
* We walk erect with shoulders pulled back, buttocks tucked in,
slightly tilted, forward moving quickly, quietly, gracefully and with
* We always stand on two feet
* We never put hands on hips
* We try to keep our hands away from our face and hair or headpiece
* When walking up or down stairs, we gently lift the hem of our garment
* When standing, have hands gently at side
* When sitting, make sure the fold of your skirt is completely over as
not to should their pants
* When sitting, keep both legs together as it looks more dignified
* When sitting, fold hands in lap
* All you body positions and movements should reflect your finest
qualities and highest morals in a way that demands respect from
everyone. This is civilized.
* When a brother comes to see your husband, you should find work
elsewhere (unless he requests your presence).
* When you take your children to a sister’s home, they should be taught
to sit quietly unless your hostess says that they may play and that
should be in another room.
“Reprove not a scorner lest he hate thee; rebuke a wise man, and he will