When our children do something wrong, we punish them because we love them, not because we hate them. We discipline them to bring them back, not to push them away. When we discipline our children, some of them even think that we hate them, but in the
I greeted Messenger of Allah(Sahih al-Bukhari, Book 64, Hadith 440; Sahih Muslim, Book 50, Hadith 62)
saswith Assalamu ‘alaikum and his face was beaming with pleasure. He sassaid, “Rejoice with the best day you have ever seen since your mother gave you birth.”
Unfortunately, there are always a few who respond to discipline by turning away and becoming resentful. The Promised Messiah as said:
The fact is that the field which is cultivated with much(Essence of Islam, vol. 4, p. 252)
labourand is ripened also contains some weeds that have to be cut down and burnt. Such is the law of nature, and our Jama‘at is no exception.
If we compromised with those who defy the purpose of the Jama‘at, we may temporarily increase in quantity, but we would lose so much more in quality:
They wish that you should compromise so that they may also compromise.(Surah al-Qalam, 68:9)