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hamdulillah Muhammad Yunus Dynamo

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Nina, Mayor de la la la mejor para de la la la ilaha illallah wa de la sharika Shalom hamedan Abdul Salam salaatu wa Salaam on a

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bad cycle Muhammad sallahu wa

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Mashallah

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we recited some ayat in this a lot and I wanted to talk a little bit about them in the time that we have in sha Allah, at least the first one anyway where Allah subhanaw taala has said at the end of surah number 59 towards the end of it at least where he said after we say I would love him in a straight honorable gym. Yeah, you will Edina I'm gonna talk on law will tend to map at the meta level.

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What type of law in the law

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where Elia said Oh, you who believe

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have tafawa we talked about Tucker the other night, didn't we? We talked about that.

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I wonder who remembers what takeaways

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that's what I said it's part of that.

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going to do

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a recap of what's up was okay because it makes the lecture bit longer.

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Tough what

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is, as far as I'm concerned, best Translated by Alibaba will be online. Who said telco is for things.

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And health minister Julian so is right. The brother has said fear fear of elderly which is one of the names of Allah.

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Raja

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Malema between zeal entered and to obey what has been sent down to us in the Quran and the Sunnah.

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So when Allah sent these things to us, when Allah sent these revelations, I should say to us, they are not just a list of nice suggestions.

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If you want, they are the manual for how we should be living here.

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So when we say things like, that's only sooner,

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we shouldn't really say that. Only soon, there are certain things that are obligatory, and certain things that are not, but we shouldn't refer to something as only sooner.

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Because a lot continues throughout the Quran by saying things like omega n da, da Sula, who, whoever has obeyed a lot and His Messenger advisor falls in Alabama, he has achieved the highest success one could possibly hope to achieve for in Ireland will be making the man I meant to be suckered into when they believe like you or Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, then they are rightfully guided. So saying things like, it's only sooner, really, it shouldn't be said like that. Certain things are obligatory, and certain things are not, that's fine. And we can say that, but we shouldn't degrade the sooner or belittle it by saying things like that. So part of tempo is, well, I'm going to

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pretend to obey what has been sent down to us by Allah subhanaw taala, Riva will be pleased with the little that you've been given in this life.

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Everything that you have,

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is little,

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you could have the biggest house in Guyana, if you want, Mashallah, and if you can do that, and it's allowed for you and it is what it is awesome, do that. But like you're allowed to put Baraka in it for you, and make that house a source of benefit forever for people that you know, wish to benefit from it. At the same time, know that it's a little

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because if you live for 100 years,

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you will eventually die.

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And the largest house in Ghana or the largest house in Canada or the largest house in the world is not going to stop that.

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So billions of dollars isn't much if you're eventually going to leave it behind you.

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So being pleased with the little that we've been given as part of taqwa number four Well, it's the idea that you know your mental healing to be prepared for the journey that is to come.

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Which brings me to that idea again, where Allah has said yeah, you live in I'm gonna talk Allah will tender love. So now God dammit needed to be mindful of what you put forward for yourself for tomorrow.

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Not tomorrow necessarily meaning Sunday.

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But in this case means the day that you will meet a loss of Hannah Montana The day that you will come in front of him.

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And we need to be mindful we go to many of us go to school in North America for decades.

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Because we hope to attain degrees so that we can get jobs that will benefit us until we are old.

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If we should get old was actually the thing is, but we do that

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and we spend a lot of money and we go into extreme debt. And then when you come out of university Mashallah, and and I'm not saying that university is bad, I wouldn't say that necessarily, I don't think it's for everyone.

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But I don't say that it's bad. When you come out of university, you are not guaranteed a job.

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You're guaranteed a degree that says that, you know, as much as they think, you know, so that you can get a PhD. To some people, that means pretty high debt, Mashallah he spent $80,000 to get it. Some people say permanent head damage, as my personal favorite, I like that one.

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Right, and people work really, really hard to do that. And again, I'm not saying it's bad, but understand that this kind of thing should be added to your work towards the locker as well.

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So if you're studying for five hours a day, or six hours a day, getting your permanent head damage

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Mashallah then at least give some time throughout the week to do something that is beneficial to the people

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so that you're putting something forward for the sake of Allah in terms of how you're benefiting others.

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And those who don't have as he was, it's not about money necessarily. It could be if Mashallah you have that. But if those who don't, okay, the thing is those who have jobs can contribute money, those who don't have jobs can contribute time. Right, because they don't have jobs. So they have a lot of time. And that's okay, time in some cases is more valuable than money anyway, money can be replaced time cannot.

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Time is the only currency that you have, that depletes every second of every day until finally it is gone, it never comes back again, it will never be, what was the day,

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December 3,

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or robiola will number number three or number two, it will never be that again, ever.

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That this year, I should say next year, inshallah you should live to see it, it will be here again. But it will never be the year 2016. Again, ever. It will never be 1438. Again, in the heat of the year, please let before 2014

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I don't want to get that wrong. It will never be that again, and hamdulillah.

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So when you take your time and you put something forward for yourself, for tomorrow, know that you're putting it forward for the sake of Allah with a good intention in sha Allah. Because Allah subhanaw taala has told us very clearly, and this goes for the wealthy of us. And this goes for those of us who are not so wealthy, this goes for every single one of us, with eyes without with ears without those who walk in those who have wheelchairs, whoever it is, Allah said to us want to continually

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do

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whatever you put forward for yourself,

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for yourself, when I look at the movie unphysical

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See, that's the thing.

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A lot of people will think that if I do charity work, it benefits other people. And it may do that, Mashallah, if you if you give someone $100 and they go eat from it, they've benefited.

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Zero, right.

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But thank you, brother, one person is gonna love it. So if they benefited from it, you have benefited from it so much more. Because what if that person look at it this way, you give them $100 they go and they eat something, then they're on their way to the measure. They go to the masjid. They learn something from the Koran, and they practice it for the rest of their lives. And they teach it to their children and their children teach it to their children, and so on and so on who was the one who fed them before they went to the measure?

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You are so you benefit consistently until that person leaves the earth because you fed them

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and without that they might not have been strong enough to go to them as they might not have been strong and and Allah knows best.

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So yes, they benefited once but you benefited multiple times because you're helping this person move forward with their lives.

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Someone made it

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contemplating suicide.

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While I also believe me, Allah protect us all from that. And for some reason, they come to the measure and they meet you.

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And you just say something to them,

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that

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benefits them in some way.

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Or you just give them a small word or a smile, and somehow a lot opens the heart of that person. Have they benefited.

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They've benefited, right, because it may change their lives in a certain way. But you've benefited so much more, because you may not know what that person is going through.

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And then your monthly ama comes, and that person comes to you and says, Remember me, you know,

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I was at the masjid and you said something to me. And it really changed my outlook on things. And I was thinking about taking my own life. And you change that, with the permission of Allah.

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Be very, very careful of what you put forward for yourself for tomorrow. And the opposite can also happen. Someone can come to you and need something to eat, and you pass them away. And that can be a really big deal.

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Or someone can come to you. And he's contemplating something, as I said earlier, and you say a bad word to him somehow, maybe his beards too short or whatever ridiculous. And he just goes, You know what, that's another problem I have and he goes and we should never think about that. But at the same time, always be mindful of what you put forward for yourself for tomorrow. Well, my 230 million fully communicating to her in the law who hired on album Angela, but he Allah is better at reward and,

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and trash as you better and tremendous that reward album.

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So this is the whole point of us, being very careful as to what we put forward for ourselves. For when we meet Allah subhana wa tada because we will meet him undoubtedly, there's no doubt about that.

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It is a day where in the time of it according to the Quran is 50,000 years,

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Yama and

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50,000 years your monthly ama.

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You live for 80 years, like I said before, 90 years and it's a long time. 50,000 years is the day of judgment but then Gen nine inshallah is forever

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in the lobby, don't be my time alone, that Allah is Ever aware of what we do.

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And the next

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one attack uno que la Vina so love and sang.

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Do not be like the people that forgot Allah.

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So Allah made them forget themselves.

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We have a number of stories of young people back home,

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that have for lack of a better word flipped out. And they did something that took them to a place that they would never ever want to be at. I

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have a brother. I don't mention names. But he told us to mention his story.

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And he was a little bit of a gangster just a little bit, Mashallah.

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And some people took money from him, I stole some or they borrow some money from him and they wouldn't pay the money.

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So he went up to the building to the apartment building

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with his little gun

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starts waving his little gun around in the air at people threatening them that he's going to do some damage if he doesn't get his money back now. He said

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that his gun wasn't loaded.

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But there was one bullet left in that gun that went through the wall of the apartment and killed one of the neighbors and injured another one of them. And he did 14 years because of that.

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Well, I takuna can levena so live answer him for some Don't be like the people that forgot Allah and Allah made them forget themselves.

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Sometimes we do things in anger. I said the other night that one of the signs of the of the of the with the cane is they control their anger. We do things in the heat of the moment sometimes and it makes us go way, way far, far beyond where we ever want it to go.

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Try your best to constantly be in a state where a law is the name is remembered somehow.

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If something happens to you,

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or us, let's say that way, and the first word that comes to you as a customer, there's a problem.

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All right.

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Like if you're backing out of the measure

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You're driving out in your car, and something someone cuts in front of you.

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First thing you say is are you fill it in, I'm not gonna fill it in.

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What would happen? I'm just saying what would happen if you're driving a road? You know, right here, Mashallah. And someone cuts in front of you. And the word you say is a cuss word and you hit that person you die.

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Do you want that to be your last word?

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Really? What was his last word? all starts with a, you know, I'm not gonna say

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they won't. They won't bring me back.

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Even though half of them say it themselves. Don't bring me back.

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All right. Do you want that to be your last word?

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Well, I takuna Kennedy, and

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don't be like the people that forgot a lot and a lot of make them forget themselves.

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Will not own they are the criminally negligent people. May Allah help us to not be like that. Because it becomes so normal for us to save these words. Nowadays. It's normal. If you call out someone and it could be anybody. I mean, I've heard moms use bad language before I got my days. I ain't lying. I go through airport security all the time. I have

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a lot help us all.

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Because we use that excuse. Well, it's normal. Yeah, but that doesn't make it right necessarily does it?

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Just because something is normal, that doesn't make it right. It just makes it normal. Maybe we should be abnormal. And try to control that. Mohammed Salim said, If you guarantee me two things, I'll guarantee you gentlemen. You guarantee what's between your two jaws that you protect that and you guarantee with between you two legs, you protect that? If you can do that, I can guarantee you gentlemen,

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wash your mouth of the Malik and the rest of us.

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Because you don't want that to be your last word.

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Now yesterday, it was horrible. Nada was horrible. Jenna.

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Don't compare the people of Hellfire with the people of Paradise was horrible. Genuine human fat is only people of Paradise are the successful people.

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truly successful. The og MTV here.

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You get credit cribs, the show cribs measure.

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Brothers lives in Canada know what the show cribs is right.

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cribs, as those of you who don't know, is the show where they go to different hip hop musicians houses.

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And they walk through the whole house and they find out what's in the freezers and what's in their basements and what they have in the cupboards and the different things that they have in their houses. And they look at all the different decorations and all the different stuff that goes into that house, the swimming pools and whatever recording studios and movie theaters, and so on and so on and so on and so on.

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And people look at that.

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And they say, Man, I want something like that.

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Which is normal. As human beings we always want more doing

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Hamas as Adam said, the only thing that will keep the son of Adam quiet is the dirt in his grave.

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We always want something if you want to if you have a mountain of gold, you're gonna want to

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do you have a beautiful house, you're gonna want to

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have a beautiful car, you're gonna want to have a beautiful wife you're gonna want for I mean to

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sorry.

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I'm not an exception.

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You want all these things? Mashallah.

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But then we look at the person who maybe

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is a generous person.

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And you would think that that person is rich, because of how generous they are.

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And I know people like that.

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They're very, very generous and you look at them and you think, man, oh, man, this person must be rich.

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But then you go to their house and you find out that they don't really have a house at all. They're renting a little small place and you know, they don't really have that much cars a little bit mashup. And you feel bad.

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You think, man, like, he should have more.

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But he's okay. His family life was okay. The wife is okay. Hopefully. Maybe the second one is okay two.

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Brothers love when I talk like that. See, sisters don't like it too much. Brothers laugh only the single brothers laughter not the married ones sister just so you know.

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So

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We think that success is big houses and big cars and, and big pool tables and swimming pools and all this stuff, when it really isn't, because I told you earlier that eventually you will leave those things. And again, if you can get them in there, hello, please do so.

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I'm not one of the people that tells you to leave off the dunya. I'm not, I'm just telling you to have a balance.

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Because you hear brothers doing that all the time you hear how babies and moms back home will tell you that you should leave the dunya you shouldn't value the dunya at all. And then they have the biggest collection box you've ever seen in your life. Because they want you to give them some of your dunya

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I will never tell you not to have things never. But I will tell you balancing

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balance it. The companions of the Prophet SAW Selim, some of them were extremely wealthy, to the point where it took caravans to distribute their wealth when they died.

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caravans

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so they were not people that just sat under trees. And you know, did the kid all the time suppose phones was phones, phones, they didn't just do that.

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They worked really hard, but they had a focus and their focus was the next life. Don't think that these rappers and these hip hop stars are the meaning of success because they're not most of them. Their lives are horrible, horrible.

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And a lot of their stuff, according to 50 cent, which is about what he's worth right now.

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That junk in that I was doing right.

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According to him, he said all his stuff was rented.

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So he doesn't even Of course, I think that's a lie. But he doesn't even own this stuff. He wouldn't lie. What do you think? 51 lie.

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rappers don't lie, except when they talk.

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So.

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So this whole thing of owning these big houses, a lot of times they don't even own the house.

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I remember years ago, I heard that Kobe Bryant basketball player, bought an island for $13 million.

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And at the time, I was friends with a basketball player that you may know older brothers may know Hakeem Olajuwon y'all know legendary NBA player. So I said Mashallah, man, because I was younger. I was, you know, in my 20s and stuff, Kobe Bryant bought him $13 million Island.

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And I came said, Yeah, well, how's he gonna take care of that when he doesn't play ball anymore?

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I said, What do you mean, and he broke it down to me. So the $13 million Island is probably going to cost about a million dollars a month to maintain.

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He's not going to make that once he retires. He's going to be spending it though every single month, the taxes on it, and all the different because you pay a lot of taxes for things back home.

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So he said that to me. And then I said to him, I said, you know, money must be really evil. Because I was a kid I was I was a young brother, who you know, was learning stuff. And he told me and he he broke it down to me again, and I'm gonna share what he shared with with you. He said that money isn't evil. Money isn't good or bad.

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But it gives you the ability to be good or bad.

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So what do you mean?

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said if you have a lot of money,

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and you want to do a lot of good for a lot of people, then you can.

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And then if you have a lot of money, and you want to do a lot of bad for a lot of people, you can but the money in and of itself doesn't do anything.

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And I thought that was a really balanced way of looking at things money just gives you options. But don't think that this This place is only success.

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Did I tell you I tell you the story about the junior again.

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We all here when I did that story. Should I do it again anyway?

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Should I

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brothers it? No. You said no. No. Oh, sorry. Is it an easy? Yes and no. That would have been cool. Well, that's honest people, right? They're saying no. He wants to go home and he wants to go home and lash routine stuff, man. You don't wanna be here.

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But he didn't. He said no. He said yes. And so the dunya

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is kind of like this parable.

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And it's a parable that I learned when I was in Australia and I'm going to share with you again

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to kind of hammer the point home a little bit.

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Let's pretend you want to pretend like you're in grade three. stat. Y'all have grades zero standards.

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Great.

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No one's answering me at all.

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What do you guys have in school?

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standards are great. Great. Oh my goodness, not asking how to do push ups.

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Great. So let's pretend we're, you know, little kids and someone comes to you and he says, Listen, I have a

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shopping cart.

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Something called your shopping carts, shopping cart. Some places call them buggies. So, anyway,

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that sounds like something, something else but you have a shopping cart. And it take you to this warehouse and the warehouse is full, everything that you could want, Mashallah. The latest everything.

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And he says to you, this is your shopping cart. You go through this warehouse, you take everything that you want.

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Everything in here is free.

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We let that word free.

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Free civilian law. feasibility.

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We love it.

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So you have to go through the shopping cart to this warehouse with a shopping cart. Take everything that you want. You have two minutes to do it.

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How much did y'all take in two minutes? Brother leaves out take the whole place in two minutes.

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He knows how much he could take it to its margin.

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Do you think you'd take a lot in two minutes?

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Running through the Dashing through the store? In a one horse open? No. That's a different thing.

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That's the funniest. That's the funniest thing I heard. I heard it when I was here. And I heard it when I was in Africa to Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleigh. Ain't no snow for miles

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in this country is gonna be hot Christmas Day, I'm pretty sure won't be don't and you don't dash through snow either. You get stuck in it.

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brothers who lived in Canada know very well what I'm talking about. Man, when I was in Kenya they had they played the song on Christmas Day. I'm dreaming of a white Christmas. You gotta keep dreaming. Because Ain't nothing white around here. No snow. I'm the only white guy from miles.

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Only thing white in this place is me.

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If you dream it about me, you need to be dreaming about something else. Anyway, you could take a lot in two minutes, couldn't you? I could talk a lot in two minutes.

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There's another condition though.

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While you're in this warehouse for two minutes.

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There's some pictures

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hanging up.

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You can't look

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good. Is that okay?

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Take whatever you want two minutes, but you can't look at these paintings.

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Now we're human beings.

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You're two minutes starts now. First thing you do is what?

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Look at the paintings, right? That's even Adam did that a lot to him. Don't go near the tree went right there. Him and the wife.

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Take that agenda that says we like where people. We do the opposite of what we're told most of the time.

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Most of the time, some brothers will come to you and say I said I'm on a comb and they hate you.

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Peace be upon you and looking at him with bad eyes.

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can do it? I used to be able to do it.

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That's it right there.

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Panama complete opposite. So the first thing you do brothers look at the paintings. First painting you see up is the nicest house you could imagine nicer than any MTV crypto

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gold tiles and bricks and all this decorative stuff.

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All these different colors blind person I don't know what colors are. All these different chandelier isn't what? Wow. You look at that and you wish you had it.

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And the next picture is of a beautiful vehicle.

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When a nice car.

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Imagine the nicest car you can think of in your life.

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Spinning rims, right? Low Rider all the different stuff that you like, I don't know what y'all like four wheeler I drove before when I was here drove a truck through the woods. I did a video to prove it.

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And if the police asked me I don't have video to prove it.

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But But I did imagine that blind guy driving car

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isn't Wow, cuz it's something you do every day. We don't do it every day. Hopefully.

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Um, where do I get my hands on horse cart before I leave me I'm gonna drive that too. I drove a speedboat and a truck since I got here. Mashallah.

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Imagine the most beautiful vehicle you could possibly imagine you're looking at this painting, and you turn to the third one and it's the most beautiful spouse you could imagine.

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A lot.

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beautiful wife, beautiful husband for the sisters. And you're just looking at that.

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And then all of a sudden he comes and taps your shoulder and says your two minutes are

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you ain't taking nothing. Nothing cards still empty.

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Amber, her brother can take everything in two minutes.

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Everything is there still, his carts empty, and his two minutes are up and you complain, you get mad, bro. But I didn't take anything.

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So I don't care. You have two minutes like everybody else. And you looked at the paintings, didn't you? Just like everybody else.

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You're in a place right now. You're in a warehouse. If you want to look at it that way, huge warehouse, where your shopping cart hopefully isn't empty. Hopefully not.

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But if it is, and you're hearing my voice, you still have some time

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to collect as much good deeds as possible.

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And put them in a shopping cart.

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Whatever it is, that's in your ability, don't worry about what the millionaires are doing. Don't worry about them. Don't worry about what the people who have more than you are doing. Because they may not actually have more than you. You don't know what they have, actually, you know what it looks like they have, but you don't know what they actually have,

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like 50 cents that he rented everything. He didn't even own it all.

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You look at that life 10 years ago, and you see all the big houses and pretty girls and shining cars and jewelry and everything else. And now he's saying he rented it all he didn't own it, it was all an act.

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Well, gender isn't an act, gender is for real.

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Took a wild tumble Nestle not a dumb attorney. But be mindful of a lot. And be cautious of what you put forward for yourself for tomorrow. Because I'm a no faith and good deeds go hand in hand.

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Faith without good deeds is only talk.

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You can say that you believe in Allah. And that's okay. That's good. Because that that's success right there in sha Allah. But if you're not doing nothing with it, then what is it?

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If you don't have anything to do during the day, and volunteer somewhere, you'd be surprised what happens when you do that.

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That's how I started doing this.

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I would give small lectures, just little, I would listen to long amounts. Roger, watch, you know, who is

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your entourage from the states from Brooklyn, New York. I will listen to him when I was a brand new Muslim.

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And I would listen to something that he said and I liked it.

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So I had a group of brothers who were about my age that I made friends with. And I would just talk to them about what I heard.

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So yeah, many moms to ride said this, and that and the third and fourth and whatever, and they would listen to it. And I would talk about it.

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And the amount of the mesh had heard me doing that.

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And he comes to me and he said, Listen, man, can you say that in front of the rest of the people?

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said no, you crazy. They're all older than me. I'm not gonna talk in front of them.

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said No, man, just five minutes, five minutes, and I love the amount. So I felt really shy to say no to him again.

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So I did that little three minute advice or a little three minute talk.

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Slowly but surely those little three minute talks, turned into five minute talks. And I would listen every day to something and learn something every single day. And then the brothers would who knew more than me, but who didn't have the ability to speak like I did, would correct me if I went sideways on some things. Say No brother, it's it feels like this or no, the IRS like that they would correct it. And I would take note of that correction. And I would repeat it but with the correction involved. So throughout time, eventually, I had enough material to give a hotspot

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25 minutes 25 of the scariest minutes of my entire life.

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I get up in front of the people and I have my notes. And I'm doing this.

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You shake your arms you start because you got to read I got to read dots, right? I gotta read Braille. And I can't read the notes. Because I'm so scared.

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And there's no people. There's only about like eight people in the building. Anyway, nine, maybe 10 people isn't that many people, I hope. I mean, I didn't see them. So I'm guessing they're quiet like you guys make noise.

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There wasn't too many people. And eventually I just got so tired of my notes that I just took them like that and I threw them into the crowd. This room. All papers went sideways and every which way. And then I just spoke from my head, kind of like what I'm doing now.

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Time goes by and I ended up doing that about once a month and hamdulillah I get more confident. I still get scared though.

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And I ended up moving out of my city and I ended up doing all these different stuff and then a little

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Long story short, that little small little advice turned into me traveling on every single continent, and being able to come in.

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Be very mindful of what you put forward for yourself for tomorrow, because you never know where it's gonna end up. I never would have thought in 1000 years that I will be speaking professionally.

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I was so scared of public speaking when I was a kid, that I would actually fail classes because of on purpose, I would just go Okay, there's a book report today, I would just go and stay in the washroom and stay there until the class is done. Take the zero.

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I was so scared that the teacher used to ask me to read my report to her only and I wouldn't do it.

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still scared. I still get nervous sometimes if I give the hook but I actually get dizzy

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among the member and I always hope that the member has railings because I the whole room does it.

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get dizzy.

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But now it's for a different reason though. Not afraid of the people anymore.

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Only thing I'm afraid of now is not doing justice to the message.

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So be very, very mindful and try to do something, find your place whatever that place is. If you wash windows, then do that wash the cleanest make the measure the cleanest windows in the city. If you're good with with your hands and you can build things and build things for the machine, if you own a business and you don't have time, then

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allocate some of that income towards something towards the dollar program. If you're good with your voice, if you can shoot your mouth off and get a microphone and get involved that's what I do.

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If you're good with audio if you're whatever it is, you're good with websites, internet something I know you're gonna internet here because I've been using it

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Alright, no place I got no internet. Mashallah.

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If you're good at something, if you grow vegetables, sell them in the in the market and get some money back to some poor person that needs it or give them something. Do something. There's no way that you can't get involved.

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There's no way I know a brother who in Toronto is in a wheelchair, he caught pneumonia. He's paralyzed from the neck down.

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And he scares me.

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I'll tell you why. not cause any any other reason except that every single hotspot that I give, he listens to it as if I don't know. I don't know what he does.

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With that, but he pulls me aside and he corrects me

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when I'm wrong, correct me. My pronunciation my Arabic. My Maharajah my letters, he corrects them.

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If he can help.

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in a wheelchair with both arms and both legs gone paralyzed. What about us?

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It's not time to be lazy, because you will meet a lot very, very soon.

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Maybe today, maybe tomorrow. In any case, it will be soon. So be very mindful and very cautious of what you put forward for yourself. For the sake of Allah. Why am I to continually emphasis on higher energy when the law who will hide on our agenda you will find it with him.

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And ally is not like an employer who will rip you off.

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Allah will give you more than what you did.

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He will give you more than what you did. But zero times zero will always be what?

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Zero?

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What about a million times 0000 in Canada is zero here.

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200 million times zero is zero. So nothing will always be nothing. Do something

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so that the people around us get to see the beauty of Islam.

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From what I see these people here are good people. Generally they're good people. I haven't met a bad person since I got to the country.

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You don't want to come on Judgement day and say well, people I know about Islam and

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he lashed out to China and he told Korean and I tell women

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you don't want that front of Allah subhana wa Tada. Show the people if you can't tell them show

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Dawa isn't necessarily done with microphones, that's part of it. But the best data that you can give people a good manners

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and then when I come here next time, inshallah the place will be rammed up full of people.

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Right?

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Good manners are that really the best form of Dawa? Because people don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

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Who am I? I'm this white guy from Canada.

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These are the people that you live with.

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And if you think it's impossible, you know what impossible is

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What's impossible?

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Impossible is a very big word for a very small mind. Xochimilco Hydra masani come to life.

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