Ali Albarghouthi – Let Us change the world this Ramadan

Ali Albarghouthi
AI: Summary © The importance of fasting and learning the Quran is emphasized in the month ofhair, as it is volatile and difficult to find a spot. The speaker emphasizes the need to be mindful of one's health and avoid activities that upset Allah Zota. The importance of fasting and respecting people in community is also emphasized. The segment emphasizes the need to embrace fasting as a means to change one's behavior and become a better old man.
AI: Transcript ©
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Allah subhana who were to Allah will soon bless us if he had written for us to live.

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He will soon bless us with the month of Ramadan.

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That is a month when you would not be closer to Jana than in it

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and not more removed from hellfire than in it

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and are more protected

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from the Shaitan than in it

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and are more likely to have your prayer your DUA accepted than in it.

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So the Muslim grows in anticipation

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for what that month could mean for him and her.

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So as it is coming closer and closer,

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you engage in greater dua to Allah azza wa jal via Allah helped me

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helped me with the month of Ramadan helped me be forgiven helped me be present

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helped me be devoted and protect me and guide me and strengthen me.

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What is my objective in the month of Ramadan? What is it that I want for myself and what is it that I want from ALLAH SubhanA who were to either

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once Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa to you or send them was on the member standing on the member?

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Then the Sahaba heard him say I mean, mean mean, just that they said O Messenger of Allah, we heard you say that why?

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Because he said, Because Gibreel alayhi salam he came to me and he said man at the raka Rama Ivana phelim you for Allah who WHAT THE * another for other hola Amin for call to me.

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He says because Jabril came to me and he said, If one witnesses of Ramadan and he is not forgiven and he enters Hellfire May Allah cast him away. Say I mean so I said I mean as he asked me to

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that this is a great opportunity for Allah's forgiveness.

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So much so that you breathe Ali Salam saw it as a given. That is if you are really devoted as the minimum Allah zoton should forgive you in the month of Ramadan Allah minimum, there's another maximum.

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But as a minimum, Allah Allah says it should forgive you in the month of Ramadan. So when we are approaching the month of Ramadan, we should approach it with an understanding and awareness of the gravity of the things that we have done.

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As we have sinned and upset Allah azza wa jal, we should obey him and make him happy in the month of Ramadan. As we forgot about Allah in so many days and hours and weeks and months, we should remember him in the month of Ramadan. So there has to be a switch, and there has to be a Toba there has to be a remembrance. So when they announce or we have seen the healer or the month of Ramadan, I just started with a then when

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you praise Allah has his origin for that opportunity. Now I am in this month what will I do?

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Now your journey begins

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and so you get ready

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for Salah tomorrow

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and you pray your mother

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and you get ready for Salah Tunisia and following that they will be taraweeh

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and in your mind you say I remember the Hadith of the Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam and karma Ramadan I Iman and YT Serba with your Allahumma to cut them in then be the one who prays the nights of Ramadan with Eman an expectation of reward from Allah azza wa jal his previous sins will be forgiven. See, you say I'm going to do it for this. And every night if you remember, you ask yourself that why am I coming to taraweeh

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it's not a habit. It's not simply the beauty of the reciter

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It's not simply of socialization because we are bored and we just want to get out. You can have extra benefits to your acts of a birder. But why are you coming here when you enter the masjid when you park your car when you line up? Despite I tell you some inconveniences, parking is not always easy. Finding a spot is not always easy Muslims around you are not always soft spoken and kind. That's true. You're gonna find inconveniences, but you find inconveniences in Mecca and you can find inconveniences in Medina yet you persevere because you know that this is pleasing to Allah azza wa jal and I want to tell you and remember this every discomfort you find that Ramadan, every

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inconvenience, every hardship, is jihad.

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Remember this, it's meant to be

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it's not chaotic, it's meant to be Allah azza wa jal wants to chisel you into a better human being. So yes, it is going to be difficult but Allah is your STC, is he going to stop or she is going to stop coming just because it's a little difficult? What does that say about us when we encounter difficulty and when we give up, I'm gonna be here. I'm gonna gonna push myself and I'm going to listen to the Quran and get a dose of the Quran

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every single night.

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As long as Allah has given and given me health and ability to come to the house of Allah, Allah, I'll be here. And I remember the Hadith of the Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam

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in the CRMO Al Quran, a Shiva and he will do a multi Yama he says fasting and the Quran will intercede for people on the Day of Judgment.

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On a day when you will need someone or something to talk on your behalf and you see your ALLAH forgive him. Ya Allah Who overlooked this Yet Allah put him in Jannah, who is going to talk on your behalf your deeds. And in Ramadan, you have this opportunity because day and night to day and night, day and night you're doing these two things. You're fasting, and you're reading the Quran, you're fasting and you're reading the Quran.

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So you pray your tarawih

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and you say, mean to the dua of the Imam.

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And you listen

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and if you want to climb higher,

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before you come or after you leave, you go and read what the Imam have said.

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What did he read? What are those ideas about you read the translation, you read some of the Tafseer so that you can connect. And this is one of the ways that helps you stay attentive in the Salah before you come to tarawih so that you don't daydream and drift. You read what is going to be read the translation or the meaning so that you follow what the Imam is saying and you understand it.

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Then you leave the house of Allah who has surgeon

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and now when the first time for Sahul

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you remember the Hadith of the Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam Tassajara inofficial Cody Baraka eat support because there's Baraka in it in LA How am I gonna You gotta who you saw Luna I didn't notice a heading Allah and His angels pray or ask for forgiveness or forgive. Because a prayer from Allah has to do this facilitation and forgiveness, those who eats hold.

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See, you feel that as you're eating that pre Dawn meal and you delay it because the sooner is to delay it as close as you can to the van.

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So you feel that Allah has Zoda descending, the sada to you, the angels are sending that solder to you. And even if you don't feel like eating the Prophet alayhi salatu salam said this a how to follow Bucha Athena

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eat or consume that's for me, even if just a sip of water, but with that intention

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and you will take few moments, and that is every night. Because that is a blessed time for you to ask Allah azza wa jal for forgiveness, for you to make dua

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for you to sit with yourself and you say, what did I do with the last night? What was good about it and what was wrong about it? What did I say? What did I see? How did I behave?

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So you hold yourself responsible before Allah as often holds you responsible and you ask for forgiveness. If you've done wrong and you ask for more of what you've done is right. And you initiate the fast with the help of Allah azza wa jal and you go to federal prayer.

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And this is all within ability within means

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You go to the federal prayer and you pray

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and once you finish the Salah, you sit in the masjid where you frayed in the general area or in the general spot, it doesn't matter and you stay till sunrise

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reading Quran remembering ALLAH SubhanA who wants to either and then after you wait 10 minutes or so after sunrise on up to rock as because the Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam. He said in the Hadith that if you do so, Allah has zero right for you the reward of a hijab an umbrella term, Madame Madame reward of a hygena ombre that is complete, complete complete.

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cannot do it on weekdays and weekends. But if you say to yourself, I want to do this once. I want to taste this once after Federer I'm staying till sunrise.

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Then after this, you go about your day

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with an understanding that this fasting of yours is integrated into the rest of your life.

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Some people want the fast the fast and body

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meaning and they'll just only stop eating and drinking. It doesn't integrate into anything else that they do. And that is one level of accepted fasting but it is so superficial.

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But assume Allah allah sallallahu alayhi wa alayhi wa sallam said Mala Mia da ko lazuli. Well, Anna lovey Felisa Lila he had a twin fear and yet the outer Amma who were Sharada is as if one does not leave the saying of falsehood, and the actions of falsehood that Allah does not need him to let go of his food and drink.

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Which means that you have to guard your tongue and guard your deeds and guard your eyes and guard your ears. So when you're fasting, you are really fasting in full.

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You're staying away from the Haram here and the Haram there.

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You're aware of what you're watching on social media, or online. What you saying to people around you and how you are responding.

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You're very selective. You're very conscious, you're very aware that this is a different month. And you don't want to simply be fasting from food and drink but engaging in other things that upset Allah Zota. Do you have to say no, even to an argument you have to say in the middle on site I am I'm fasting and fasting I will not engage in arguments or trivial disputes.

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So you guard your fast

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and you remember to be generous.

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And Eman in fact, is not the thing that is going to fuel that generosity.

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The greater your Eman the greater your practice, the greater your generosity is. You remember that? You should be generous because the Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam Khanna ajua The NASCI he was the most generous of people.

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What can a joy the Maya Kunal fie Ramadan, and he was most generous in Ramadan, carrying more salah.

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Like a blowing wind.

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Why blowing wind because it's fast and widespread.

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So you will seek and investigates opportunities to be good and generous in Ramadan, you'll buy dates. I'll give it to people who are fasting your by dates and given to non Muslims and say this is because of the beginning of the month of Ramadan here enjoy.

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You see people who need assistance, and you help them with money or with body, you investigate you dig, how can I be better in the month of Ramadan, you wake up with the intention of I want to benefit people I want to help.

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And he said na Salatu was Salam ala Euro Nursey and Pharaoh homeliness. The best of people are the people poor, the ones who benefit people the most.

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So you want to be the best, you can be the best in the month of Ramadan.

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And you ponder

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the hundreds and the 1000s. And perhaps the hundreds of 1000s of people who don't have enough to eat in the month of Ramadan.

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So you say to yourself, if Allah had blessed me with money,

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I'm going to make sure that they will eat as well.

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I'm not going to take pictures, or videos of my food and post them online.

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I'm not going to tell people of all the restaurants I'm going to because I know that there are people meters away from me and globally who don't have enough food. I'm not going to brag about the food that I'm eating. I'm going to conserve

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what could overshadow eat and drink weather to city food. Do not overdo it. Allah does not love those who indulge

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so feeding people

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properly

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Daddy is Salatu was Salam said

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of Chu salaam

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wa sudo or ham. Walter amo Tang was on Looby Layli when nurse Sunni did Hello Ginetta be Salam.

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He says spread the salam

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and connect with your knee kind to your kin

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and feed people and pray while people are asleep you will enter Jannah peacefully.

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All of these are available in Ramadan.

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A few salaam when you're going to come to the house of Allah azza wa jal more often in the month of Ramadan, you don't leave a Muslim that you meet, especially if you don't know them except saying a Salam Alikum to them.

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And you inquire about your relatives, do they have enough to eat? Are they doing well? Are they alone? Are they lonely? Are they sick? What's happening to them? So that Rahim.

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And then you feed people with as little or as much as you can, but you feed people left and right.

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locally and globally. You be as generous as you can more generous than average.

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And you say, but I don't have enough. I don't have enough. I don't have a job, don't have enough to meet my family. I don't have you know that the poor are more generous than the rich.

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Right? The poor who have less are more generous than the rich

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and 15 for Alec, you don't have enough spend the low will spend on you.

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And I'm not one who's saying this sort of sort of Allah Alayhi Salatu was Salam is the one who's saying this if you believe him, and we should

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spend on Allah will spend on you.

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So even if what you have is just one date, split it in half and teach one and give one somewhat to someone else.

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And Allah will give you more than what you've spent.

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And when you approach their moment of breaking your fast

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before it you sit with yourself between also the negative and you make dua

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and you know that Allah azza wa jal has in store for you and accepted supplication every single day and every single night. So you sit for that DUA and you hope that Allah will accept and you ask for everything that you want in the next life and in this life persistently.

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With believe that Allah listens and answers

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and when you break your fast you break it the way that the Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam did you rush?

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You break it with dates. And you see they have a Walmart website that you wrote for Tabitha and drew insha Allah

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and you remember all those who don't have enough,

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so you eat enough.

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And you are thank Allah zodion For what he ever had given you, and then you make your way to the house of Allah azza wa jal for Asia and for tarawih. And you repeat the cycle over and over and over 29 days or 30 days 29 or 30 opportunities for you to be forgiven. And there is one night among them that is better than 1000 month. So if you leave Ramadan empty handed, when and where else would you be able to get all of this?

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So we need to strengthen our resolve, ask Allah for assistance, and anticipate this month. May Allah zodion me because of the people of Ramadan of the people of the Quran of the people of Doha and of the people who are forgiven, a hole of Holy * that was stuffed with Allah D would have confessed.

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen Hamdan cathedra aunty even O'Gara can feed you all Sunday or Sunday mwonzora SULI he Mohammed in early he also happy he was sending them as we alluded that there must be a higher and more committed degree of fasting. You could fast in body alone. But we're fast.

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The underpinning objective of the fast is not simply for you to fast in body alone.

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But fast in body and in soul and in spirit and in mind and in heart. Your fast will be complete and fast were the objectives of the fasting are realized where there is a detachment from the dunya not an embrace of it.

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And an embrace of Allah subhanho wa Taala and anything and everything that is pleasing to Him so a shift and you understand the way that they have designed Ramadan for us the way that we have reimagined Ramadan is a way that is not always pleasing to Allah azza wa jal

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for myself

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in Muslim countries, the best series of TV of movies they drop into Ramadan

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there are some whose idea of Ramadan is simply to stay up with friends, smoking shisha.

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And you understand that she shows very highly problematic, right? It's not a halal activity.

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That is not how Ramadan is supposed to be there is an objective that underlies all of it, which is what to detach from the dunya. And attached to Allah azza wa jal to have the dunya had less effect on you to love it less and less to hide love for less and less, and love Allah more, to rely on money less and less and rely on Allah more there is that shift that Allah wants from you. And if you are someone who is an activist, you see what is wrong with the world around you. And you know the amount and extent of injustice around you and you want to change all of that. You have to embrace the fast as a tool for changing yourself and changing the world around you. Because if the enemies

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of Allah azza wa jal understood what fasting can do, and if we really use it, they will try to ban fasting.

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This is how transformative fasting can be. Because it's supposed to go inside your heart and grab you and change your heart and you become a very different person by the end of Ramadan.

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This so this is where we want to go and this is what we want to do with it. And that is as a minimum now with an intention. What is it that you want to do in the month of Ramadan? I want to finish the Quran once.

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I want to fast every day with intention. I want to attend every night of Torah we with intention, I'm going to make do I every day and every night with intention for myself and for the habits of Allah Azza wa sallam that is suffering at this moment.

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I want to help everybody that I can around me I want to be the kind of person that I'd be proud to say I am this person that I would want to meet Allah azza wa jal as this version of myself so choose to be the best version of yourself in Ramadan and apply that. be forgiving, be generous, be active and obeying Allah be in very inactive in disobeying Allah. Try your best to be your best and ask Allah for assistance. To ask him mobile Allah mean or hamara Herminia Rajpal al Amin, make us up those who are forgiven in the month of Ramadan, enable us strengthen us too fast for your sake and pray for your sake. To make dua every single day and every single night. Make us among those who are

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generous in the month of Ramadan. Allow us to be generous with our bodies generous with our money generous with our time your enemy, allow us to be among the most beneficial of people in the month of Ramadan. Well ask you are hamara Hamid to accept our fast promise to accept our iba from us to strengthen us to give us power over and against the things that we are addicted to, to guide us in the month of Ramadan to be better people and a better old man that truly follows Rasul Allah He already has Salatu was Salam and follows your book Allah was your but I mean to read the Quran daily and to integrate and absorb its message changes on the outside and changes on the inside and bring

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