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On the authority of Anas bin Malik, the servant of the messenger of Allah, that the Prophet said :
None of you [truely] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself. [Related by Bukhari and Muslim]
Of course we've all heard this one before, but have we ever really given it our "best shot"? Although this hadeeth can be interpreted many different ways, how about this idea: There's something you've wanted to buy for the past week and you've finally got the chance to go to the mall. A nice eau de toilette, perhaps? Now imagine how happy you're brother/sister in Islaam (maybe not a brother/sister nationally or genetically) would be when you tell him/her what came to mind while you were standing in front of that expensive prized-possession...