Renaissance A Monthly Islamic Journal Pakistan AL - MAWR I D A Fo un da t io n for I s lam i c Res e ar c h a nd E d uca t io n February 2020 Sympathy Sympathy is a trait that should surge from us like a gushing fountain. Like a mother’s love for her child, it should be spontaneous and impulsive. Seeing a person in distress should perturb and agitate us. Even if we are helpless to do anything practical to redress the situation, concern should pour out from us and anxiety should stir us up...... p.5