Channel: Abdulbary Yahya
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Imagine yourself moving from one house to the next.
You are leaving your old house, and you're going to move to your new house?
What would people say? If you lost everything?
Without taking anything with you at all?
What would people say?
If people found out, they would say You're crazy.
You already have a couch? That's still nice. Why would you need a new one?
If you already have a bed that's still usable? Why would you need a new one? Why would you waste your money?
In this life,
We're travelers. And thus, we're moving.
But what the what the year after you cannot bring anything with you. Unless you spend it.
Wherever you want to take with you in the Hereafter, then you give it true piety comes in giving from that which you loved the most. As the loss of my father says it's sort of badly involved.
London, Aloe Vera, you will never achieve piety and righteousness, until you spend from that which you love.
You will never achieve piety and righteousness until you spend from that which he loved the most.
whenever he would come across this is this idea he would think and reflect upon all of the things that he loved more than anything else.
Because this is how they could carry on his work. Whenever they came across an idea they would spend they would have hired by the way. And so he would reflect upon what he loved the most. And every single time he would get it
every time he would give.
And so one day, he was reflecting upon what he loved more than anything else. And he had just bought a slave, a slave girl that he was playing, he was playing. He loved her very much. So he thought about it. And then he gave her to his other freed slaves
whom Allah who he married him to
molendinar, Rama, Rama
and so he came across also this, he always reflect upon this is one day he was sick. And they were traveling next to the coast. And he really wanted some fish to eat.
He craved for so much that he asked the people around him if they can get him some fish. So they made a great effort to go to the ocean and get him some fish. When he brought it with him. A man came right across the front of him. And so he looked at him and the man was very poor at the time.
And he the fish has been prepared for him by his wife. And so he saw that man and he gave that the fish that he craved so much to the men. And thus, he gave up that which he wanted the most at that time.
And then his wife said, Well, we have so much other food, why Could you just give him he said, let them know that
you will never achieve piety until you spend on that with Shiva.
When we see the time, the companions, they always thought
their own, they always had the concern for Islam.
It wasn't what is likely to do for them, but what they would do for Islam, you might think this is john F. Kennedy. But no, it's not even if he thought it
can be stolen from him as not what Islam can do for you, but what you can do for Islam.
And so, in this month, the month of Ramadan,
this is the month in which we should hold hands. And we should help each other, those who are in need, we have the people who are in need. In our community. First, we looked at all everyone who is in need. And this is where this occurred. First of all should go, it should go to the people, when you see evidence, it should go to your closest relatives. And if it's permissible to give them as long as they're not your parents, or your children and so forth to look for the people around us first before you send it overseas, unless you have that you have parents or you have not parents, but you have cousins and so forth overseas that need help also, but otherwise, check the community.
This is a time in which we bring everyone together. And there shouldn't be anyone in the community who is in need whatsoever. And this is how we all should be as Muslims.
And we should love for our brothers. But we are so we thought for ourselves as a minimum requirement. We all know that having
said that, if we know how to cook, he may have bullied us now that he truly believes until he lost his brother, he lost himself. A lot of us think this is a high position to achieve. You know what, as a Muslim, it's a minimum requirement. Every Muslim has to love for his brother when he loves himself. This is not a praiseworthy position. This is the minimum requirement, the Praiseworthy positions, he thought, Well, you know, that position will be masasa. They refer others over themselves, even if they were in dire need of it. Even if they have no dire need of it. They still refer others over themselves. And so this is the month in which we should think about the community.
And we should think about others who are in need. And we should think about Islam and our concern for
spreading and conveying this religion during the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
This is the first concern that they had when they said
to say that no animal from Yemen for a dose of the tribal dose, he came to the messenger muscle alive.
And before you reach reach Mecca, the Meccans around him, they have warned him about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, they said, This man is crazy. This man is a poet. This man is a magician. It's all kinds of things to scare him. And he was so scared to the point where when he entered Mecca, he covered up his ears, he put cotton in his ears, so he wouldn't hear the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. And they told him to avoid the message of a loss of a lot, so at all costs. And so when
he was making the offer on the cabin, he saw the message of a loss of a lot and some city meeting.
And he was reflecting and thinking about what he was doing. He said, You have to say, you know, you're a very smart person. You're not, you know, you can distinguish right from wrong. You're not a fool. You know what's good and what's bad. It's good to take him it's badly detected. You don't have to act like this. So he started reflecting the microphones up there, what he was doing was foolish. Like you could distinguish Why does he have to put something to pop this out? He could distinguish it if it's bad. And so he decided to take off his eye off his airlines with the thought that he had an ear. And then he heard the messenger of a muscle
in his truck right into his heart.
He said to himself and said, You know what, you know, he said, open
your smart person, you don't get from them. This is not a word of a crazy person.
These are not the words of any poet says I have hope. And I'm saying I can't even say half the days.
And so immediately, he tried to find the house of the Prophet, somebody said he didn't want to let the other people know because they have worn them so wet. So he waited until he found that when
and then later on
And then time when it was quiet when he approached the Messenger of Allah still alive, so and then when he knocked at the door, he asked him what was that you were reading. And the Prophet told him, this is the parameter he was. He was sent, he was a messenger of Allah, to guide mankind
to send to tell people to worship that except above. And so after hearing them read the prayer, and after listening to them, at the fate of normal, said,
Afterwards, he stayed for a few days, with the Messenger of Allah. So Allah says, immediately, he said, to the Messenger of Allah, Allah before going back home, he said,
the people of DevOps or idol worshipers, they commit sin, and they do all kinds of
the very hard.
I want to go back and teach them, I want to go back and tell them about Islam. Maybe you are, so love to give me a sign. So I lost power gave him a sign. And another immigration He made you I lost, I gave him me This is made like components for
nighttime, like coming home.
And so when that happened, he said, you know what people are gonna think there's something wrong with him.
As I said, he may do as well not to move into his worth, you know, so this is a miracle. Yeah, every time we take a look, there will be light and will be bright. But you know,
he just accepted Islam a few days or three days, immediately has concerns for the oma to convey this message to improve the oma to help people notice, Dean,
just a few days, how long have you become How long have you been Muslim?
How long have you been Muslims?
for them immediately, their concern was that, but with us,
we've been Muslim, most of us our lives, we don't even have this concern. And so especially during this month, start thinking about you improving yourself. But one way to do it, the best way to do it, is to improve others. And so
this also builds the love amongst us, in order to build a community, we have to love each other. And let me give you a few steps of what to do.
You know, when the Messenger of Allah, Allah, came to Medina,
from Mecca, when you made it was the first thing that he said.
He said he had us
spread this around. Well, I
was so new, build a new one that's in the app that will definitely set up.
Now, when you come into a new city, you have to build the foundations of brotherhood, the foundation that can help the community. Listen to what the prophet says. The first thing he said was spread the salon. There's a slot of secrets when the person get there, they're like hidden, hidden, you know, in the salons. There's a bond that's built.
And when it's near that attachment, people don't give so that when they do give salons, like the messenger masala subsegment, amongst the size of the data equal to ceramidase magnified, you get sometimes only what you need when you need to.
So for example, when you meet somebody say Salaam Alaikum. Brother, do you know where the closest restaurant is? That you would have given some lamps to him if he didn't want to know that? Well, he says Salaam Alaikum. Brother, did you see the keys that I put here? Now when you pass them up, and he didn't forget those keys, you wouldn't have asked? And that's what, that's what the salon has become. I was in one of the Muslim countries. I went to one some country before.
And every time I would pass by somebody, I would give some advice to them. And every time they would stop by they would say yes. What do you want?
What do you want?
I don't want it again.
Why? Because they're so used to that he gets a laugh just because he wants to.
And so the process of seduction, and this is the beginning of building our love. You know why? Because the Prophet said a lot of a sudden he said that
to me, no.
You will not enter Paradise until you believe what I told me.
And you will not truly believe until you love each other.
Would you like me to show you something that if you were to do it, you would love each other? Just spread this around amongst yourselves. Solomonic Marshall,
Salama, even if he's not from your country, if he doesn't speak your language, even if when you give some advice. The next time you see him, for example, you give him some lamb. If you didn't give him sounds when you found Walmart, like three days, three days later, there would be no effect whatsoever. But if you gave him sometimes immediate there's a connection when you see him again at Walmart or wherever you may be wherever we're at.
Outside of the public, immediate
the whole the connection right there start straightaway. And that's how you start building love.
And then afterwards, we have to love each other. Because if we don't love each other, we cannot have true human.
And you cannot worship a lot peacefully until you love each other. Because when you come to the mustard, and we don't love each other, you have this person disputing about this, this person is disputing about that. This person saying this and saying that, you know, later on people, I don't want to go that mustard anymore, it is fine. I
saw you see, I don't want to help in that private because I don't like that.
And so once and then what happens, your children go straight, because you can't put together an Islamic school, you can't put together a question. You can't put together programs.
Why? Because you don't love each other.
And that's when we have to start to love each other. Not only just loving what we want for ourselves, but taking another step. But love for your brother more than what you even want for yourself, for your brothers over here.
And also when it's time for us to help out. We have to feel the responsibility, we have to shoulder the responsibility. We have to stop blaming other people, we always blame the time that we're living in, we say this, and we say that
it was a man over labor female, what they said is amazing, I can see why
we always blame the times that we're living in. But there's nothing wrong with living in, the only thing that's wrong with the time we were living in is us.
So quit blaming the times that we were living in blaming the community, and start being proactive in joining the community join built this love and then work together, help each other.
And it starts, of course with this month, Allah Subhana Allah has given us this great blessing that we were alive during this month to worship a lot during this month. And if you're able to help,
then this is something that is a higher status than just, you know, like there's a there's an issue amongst the scholars, they discuss the issue, whether it's better to be poor and patient, or be rich. And
is it better to before and patient some of those calls? Do you know what it's better to be poor? and patient because the poor people as insensitive is the message of a muscle, that the poor people into paradise 500 years before the rich people write the answer 500 a year for rich people, even if they're poor, and they're very patient, that's good.
But is that true? They will go 500 years. But is that does that mean they're better than the rich guy, the rich person who helps in the community and so forth, and others, and he's thankful that a lot of has given such and such. But
the stronger the two opinions, as mentioned by some of the scholars is a rich person. Is that why? Because when he's patient, when a person is patient, he only benefits himself.
But when you're rich, and you're thankful to Allah, you benefit yourself and you benefit.
And so that's why the wealth in the hands of the righteous, the righteous person, never notice it.
So the great is righteous, good, well, righteous Well, in the hands of a righteous person. And so this month, we have to try to help and work with each other, with many programs and so forth, and we have to contribute all that we can to bring the community together. Because this is the time in which if we cannot bring the community together, then when are you what do you think you can? If you can't help and contribute to the community during this time? When do you think you can you know, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said, is a job
that was done.
Well, Sophie that
when normal non comes, a loss of handler opens the doors of Paradise and close the doors of the hellfire. And then that in the shape of a chapel chaplain to make it easier for you to work to do the good deeds. You think you can get together and do good deeds and so forth.
If you don't do it now, after the check mark comes out
of the sample now, this is an opportunity for us to work and you know, this is an opportunity for us to change and change ourselves and change the community and start stop blaming other people who probably had the worst medical stuff in the world.
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This is the month in which the prophets of Allah
was even more gracious, the Messenger of Allah salon is very gracious, very gracious and very generous. But during this month, he was even more generous.
He was more generous than so generous, it's like a continuous breeze.
This is how it is the most like continuous freezes the I shall describe the message of a loss of generosity. And this is the month
in which if you want to change will be 110
and put out the extra effort and then hoping the loss of how I'm going to add him that you'll be amongst those impediments, the most the highest level. But you know what, if we want to deal with like them, they have to imitate them and copy them. Then you give me an example. Then kind of the promise of a lot
of the rivalry between a MOBA drama, you know, rivalry,
and doing good. They always try to strive to defeat each other to do good and doing good.
He said, I'm going to come with a message of a loss of an ask people to help and put
put in a given charity for the campaign. They're about to start. And so the slides and asking, I'm not supposed to today, I'm going to be
today, I'm going to do it. So he came with happiness. Well, I didn't tell you half of this one he came.
So guess what?
He came with everything. He brought everything.
Everything that he had, he gave it for the second time.
And then he was asked what did you leave for your family? Because you have to think about your family also. He said for Allah, Allah, Allah and His messenger.
I kept the last messenger for
Now you might say, well, if somebody's gonna do this, it's not permissible, right? It isn't permissible to give and something and charity, and then leave your family to start. But you know what, I will look at Canada.
he was very good, he was the best merchant that most people who model because of his, his skills in, in business and so forth. And so he could afford to give off without neglecting his family. And you know, what
these are the people have done. And we can do the same thing. Believe it or not living in the United States you can
there's a possibility of this do you think people can do? Yes. You know, how do you get everything that you have? Everything.
You still got your salary next month is
your salary comes back, build a building,
and alone will give you even more and more and more.
You know, we hear the stories of Pamela, who came from authentic Kane would say that fairy tales. These are real stories of true men, not males, true men
who gave all that they had.
Why? Because they knew that a true life is a life in the hereafter.
This is not the real life. You're just traveling.
You know, when the people of the people, the centers and so forth, when they brought them brought forth in front of them off. So kind of like that. What did they say? Yeah, not a penny, but down to the hi hat.
What are they talking about? When they say this? They said, Oh, well this to me. If I only brought forth for my life? What is the true like it? If only I bought something for my life.
Only I left something for my life because they're very, they're subtle. So you know, whatever you have in this life when you die, it doesn't matter what 100 years from now what car you drive, it doesn't matter. 100 years from now, what house you're living. It won't matter how much money you have in the bank. nobody will care after 100 years, 200 years from now. Whether you're driving a Mercedes, or you're driving club, nobody will care.
What will really matter is what he left for the dean and what he left as your deeds and that's what you bring with you to do after and you know what, you can take anything, anything that you want with you and
anything that you have right now you can take it to the
It will be improved millions and millions of times. How do you take into that after the only way to take what you have selected here after is given for the sake of velocity,
you're going to move to those that eventually everybody's gonna move. But you decide which neighborhood you're gonna live in the agenda network. Now, what neighborhood Do you want, you want to get off. And you know, it's not like the girls in Nashville.
And not as not the girls in Nashville, or you want the high area, the highest level with the prophets and messengers. You look at them, imitate their deeds, and copy them and follow the waves.
And this month is the month in which we should start to think about this change. And you know, when we finish this month, we should be continuous also. So don't do good deeds all at once and then stop, don't get a normal non Muslim, Muslim, this neuroma continue, because that's the most bizarre deed in a sign of a law. When the prophet SAW the love and the aspect ratio for medicine, America.
He said, Yes.
And the message of a loss of allies and so on.
And what will happen, when in the best deeds are that which is literal, even that which is consistent, even if it's,
so be consistent in your deeds, make your intention now, to be consistent, to be to come to the mercy of consistently Sharla for example, every single day, you try to come as much as possible.
Don't let a day go by unless you go at least one time or two times, whatever you're able to cook. But be consistent. Even if you're tired, make your minimum requirement, set it as a minimum requirement for you. And be consistent and
be consistent with risk recitation,
be consistent with helping others and visiting the sick and so forth. There are so many things that we can do in this month. And then we can start everything rolling. And then when the love is over, we continue with those deeds. But we have to start now. Because if you don't start now, and the chef got shackled, when are you going to start? Do you think you're going to start when you come to that? This is it, this is the time to change. But this is the time and Olufsen has given to us that we should be thankful and take advantage of because maybe next month, next year, you will not be alive.
So every single day, take it as if it's your last day
and work for LASIK. And think of the community. Think, globally. But what
as a Muslim, we always think globally, you think about the
Muslims, until you start locally. And then whenever you can you go to the next level. And that's why the prophet SAW robotics and even with his attack, you should help the people around you make sure everybody's around is taken care of first. And that's why when he said
my when the devil a little bit longer together, what did he say? He told him to tell him to pray, to believe in a lot to pray. And then to give the cut
to take from the rich men of the echo Papa LFO karate, and give to their poor, he didn't say collect the money tend to Medina
take care of the people around you. Because this is how you build love amongst you. When you see the brothers you know, these are the brothers which will help and then afterwards if you have anything left and so forth, and everyone's take care of then send it over, sent overseas, to take care of your community and help out around the community before you go anywhere else. Because that's where you live.
But we also have to think globally Yes, but we'll start with start.
And so in this month, everyone should have the intention to change. Everyone should have the intention to have this concern for the team and to help them a loved
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