Manners of the Mindful – Be Authentic

Abdullah Oduro


Channel: Abdullah Oduro


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The speaker discusses the concept of evil and how individuals can be affected by their actions. They argue that individuals may be in a certain group and may act according to their feelings and interests, causing harm and causing pleasure. The speaker also mentions the importance of authenticating oneself and being true to oneself.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in a beautiful Hadith, in the shutter nasci rule chain under the Yeti, a wedge, what will that be which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, he said, of the most evil of people, is the two faced person, the one that goes to this group of people with one face, and then goes to this group of people with another face, the one that exhibits two different personalities, two different ways of acting, exhibiting their actions, to please a certain group of people. They may be in front of these group of people and start to back by people because when he gets around this person, he likes him or her, but that person back bites a lot, to the

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degree that they may make fun of you if you don't contribute in that sinful practice. But when they're around these group of people, they may act righteous, they may act, you will make the Salah they may act honest in front of these group of people, this type of person, if they do this consistently, to please other people, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said had the subtleness This is the most evil of people. Why? Because you cannot trust that person. Who is that real person? We don't know. Yes, some people may be conflicted.

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But that can lead to inauthenticity that people see that you are really not this way. You're really another way that is inauthentic. A person may not agree with the way that you are, but they respect you because you are who you are. Especially the ones that we see is the Bedouins of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, they will come up and they'll say, yeah, Mohammed, and the companions, some of them will get upset. But the prophets of Allah, Allah was sent him knowing their level,

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did not rebuke them. He dealt with him accordingly, because that's who they were, as they say, what you see is what you get, that is a praiseworthy characteristic. If someone is in the path of pleasing Allah, I am this way. I'm a generous person. I like to be around a group of people. And I like to spread joy. I'm an introvert. I don't like to talk to people. But I like to write. This is an example of who we are. Don't change who you are to fit other people's pleasure. Be who you are, be authentic to when you're around certain people or different people, or people that you look up to, you still remain who you are. Authenticity. Integrity is a manner of a mindful person, with the

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caveat with the condition that they act in the way that they act while they are still struggling to please Allah subhanho wa Taala while they are still trying to be a better person, a better Muslim. They don't change their personality in the way that they are to fit or please people.

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That shows a level of weakness and a level of lack of trust in themselves and pleasure with themselves. We can which can ultimately be lack of pleasure with a lawsuit panda with Allah. May Allah Subhana Allah Allah blesses to be people of integrity, people of authenticity, Authenticity, and people of truth. salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah. But again, thank you