30 Verses 30 Days #2
Channel: Abdul Wahab Saleem
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saramonic we're gonna talk about 230 versus 30 days, day two, Allah Subhana. Allah says in Surah verse number 148, when he couldn't in which her to Who am oddly half hysterical Herat, everyone will have a different direction, and everyone has a different direction that they will be facing and they will be moving towards Festival on higher art than race in goodness. So in this verse, Allah subhanaw taala is telling us that every person within this world will have a different task. Every person within this world will have different hobbies, every person within this world will have different things they like, and different things they don't like as well. Okay? Although the verse
contextually speaking about prayer, but the aroma of a defeat at least some of them, they mentioned, this versus General, meaning every person will have a different direction within every domain in life. So that means that the things that I like, you're not going to like, the things that I'm good at, you might not be good at the things that you like, I might not like, the things that you might be good at, I might be not so good, as well, and so forth. And this is very important, although it's pretty much stating the obvious, but sometimes obvious things need to be stated for us to internalize them, and for us to recognize them. And for us to realize them. And this is one of those
things that needs to be stated. So we recognize, realize it and internalize it. How so? Well, many times knowingly or unknowingly, we end up wanting from other people to be carbon copies of ourselves. And Allah is reminding us within this verse, that remember, people are going to be different, people are going to have different hobbies, people are going to have different likes and dislikes, and so forth. And you have to learn to live with that people are going to be different in terms of what they're good at as well. And that's why the accomplishments of people are going to be different within this world as well. And that's why right after this, Allah subhanaw taala says,
festival, and hierarchy then raised in all sorts of goodnesses. He pluraleyes is the Herat to show you that there's many forms of goodness Allah subhanho wa Taala has placed within this world, it's not just one form.
This is very important. So we don't end up wishing for people to do the type of good that we are doing. And only that type of good, we hope everyone does good. If we're doing something good, we hope others are doing good as well. But what we have to not hope. And what we have to not try for is to want people to become carbon copies of ourselves, okay? Remember, you have accomplishments and you have skills, others may not have those accomplishments and those skills and they have accomplishments and they have skills, you likely also do not have those as well. So Allah Subhana, WA, tada made different avenues of good, some people have lots of money, so they can give sadaqa
other people have lots of income, they can pass on that. And other people are very kind and they are polite, so they can give words of goodness to people, and so on and so forth. So Allah has made different avenues of good for a reason, because different people are going to be in different ways. Good. And that's actually very important right there as well. When you look at someone else, unable to do the type of good that you're able to do. That doesn't mean they're a bad person, that might just mean that they're good in a alternative way. They're good in a different way. Because they may be good in ways that you're not good. Okay? And that we have a tendency as human beings to look at
the good that we do. And then compare other people to ourselves and say, Aha, look at me, I was able to do this and funan cannot do that. But wait, funan was able to do a lot of things that you aren't able to do as well. So Allah subhanaw taala has made us like this. So we're able to appreciate and complement one another. And that's why I pull it. He says woman with heavy, her booty really early her holiness, the female Yakuza, Mata Hebrew. He says that people in terms of the things they love, they're going to be very, very different. I'm going to share a short story with you. And that's the story of Imam Malik. Mr. Malik was definitely a person who was a worshiper, but his primary
occupation was that he used to be a person of knowledge passing on knowledge, specifically knowledge of Hadith and knowledge if this was Imam Malik lived and died for. So one day of worship or someone who had dedicated his entire life to worship, he came to Imam Malik and he wrote to Mr. Malik, and he was saying to Mr. Maliki, you know what, you sit with people a lot. You know, you hang out with people and what he's talking about is the dollars that he gives to his students. He says, you do all of these things. Why don't you avoid people and sit by yourself and always
Worship God, why is he saying this? Well, he's looking at himself that I am a worshiper and my entire life is dedicated to worship. Malik is not able to be like me and Malik is who he is. But Imam Malik responds back to him. And he puts him in his place. And he gives them a message that should echo with us as well. And he says, Allah subhanho wa Taala has divided up actions and good deeds, just as he divided up sustenance and provision as well. Perhaps there may be a man who Allah subhana wa Taala has facilitated the door of prayer for him. And he's not able to fast as much.
Perhaps there may be another man who's able or woman who's able to give sadaqa but they're not able to fast as much. Perhaps there may be another person who is able to struggle in the path of a law in different ways. But he's not able to pray as much. And this is of course, beyond the obligations. And then he says, that passing on the knowledge of this Deen and teaching it is one of the greatest acts of charity and goodness. And I am pleased with the door that Allah Subhana Allah has opened up for me, I don't think that
what I'm doing is any less than what you're doing, ie passing on knowledge is not any less than worshipping Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. And he says, that I wish and hope from Allah that both of us are doing good. It is obligatory for every person to be happy with the door that Allah has opened up for him. And then he said to him was Salam. A salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah and with that I say to you, also a Salam. But before I do that, again, remember that doors of goodness are different, people are different. Allah has made different people for different doors, so stick to your door, and hope that Allah subhanaw taala opens for others that door but don't force them in through that
door because maybe there's another door that is more suitable for them was set on why they come to light or barakato