Clearfying baseless assumptions

A spiritual aspirant wrote,

“A very close relative of mine is upset with me based on his assumptions that in private I have a grudge against him. In fact this is not the case. Is it essential for me to clear this up and ensure friendly relations with him?”

Hadhrat Mawlana Mufti Mohammad Taqi Usmani (may Allah preserve him) replied,

“If your conscience is clear then it will be inappropriate to actively pursue and clarify these baseless assumptions.”

Islahi khutoot