Ali Albarghouthi – This is Love #10 Allah Loves the Gentle Hearts

Ali Albarghouthi
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the importance of the heart, which is the most important part of Islam, and how it is the most important part of Islam. They explain that the heart is the most important part of Islam, and that it is a source of pride and joy for Islam. The speaker also discusses the importance of the heart, which is the most important part of Islam, and how it is a source of pride and joy for Islam.
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I remember the law so that was cinema and also the day rather early your savvy will send them along. And in the main file, no one found me via LinkedIn. I was in a monopoly I mean,

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a lot of mine that advocate go, should we go Arsenal better take

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a lot of would it mean to teach us what benefits us delivered us with what he teaches us and to increase his knowledge

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and to make us of those who hear and seek the best and implemented, I mean, the ability I mean, and not to make us of those who learn and then the learning becomes evidence against them that you knew when he did not follow on you did not apply.

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So Hadith number 10, the hamdulillah has ordered and by reaching Hadith number 10, you can say to yourself, I've reached 25% of the book.

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And being able Hamdulillah, with Al Amin to listen and to read up to 25% of the book tells you that the rest of it in the last region is easy and doable. Because when you break a big task into smaller parts, and you just focus on accomplishing that goal, that smaller goal, the first five pages, 10 pages, the first juicer of the Quran, not the whole thing, but the first and here, the first Hadith, you look at the whole book and think that it's overwhelming, I will never be able to finish that book. But if you do Hadith a week, or Hadith a day, gradually you'll find yourself at the 25% and then who he who is able to accumulate the 25% of something system. So we've not even realized that

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50% is within reach. And that is the real the and the benefit of embarking on something especially if the thing is pleasing to Allah azza wa jal because we've more efforts, Allah's origin, guides and facilitates and gives ease towards more of what pleases in Subhana wa Tada to 25%. And you say to yourself, in sha Allah, the 50% is there.

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within eyesight and once you reach the 50% you will say to yourself, what has remained of the book is less than what had passed. Because the last 50% is always easier, right? If you already have the habit and the discipline and the desire to finish it in the last. It's always more difficult to start than to finish the Hadith there is no return.

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Color also the likes of Allah Allah Allah He only he was in them in a day and yet in Addis Ababa the Allah azza wa jal has vessels from the people of Earth.

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Allah has vessels, vessels, containers of the people of what I needed to have become Bluewave and his Saudi Hain and the vessels of Europe or the hearts of its highest servants.

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What I had were immediately unwell Aqua, and the most beloved to him of these vessels are the softest and gentlest.

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So there are three parts to this hadith, where the Prophet alayhi salatu salam says that Allah has vessels on this earth. So it's a container.

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So what do you put usually in a container?

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The thing that you want to keep

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the thing that you care about, isn't it? Like if you have a container, what do you keep in it? Usually, you want it to contain something that you care about,

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to the container and what it contains matter to you. So he says off the people of this earth right of everybody who's living Allah azza wa jal has containers things that he keeps for you. What are these containers that's the second part of the Hadith will any at all become glue? The solder Hain These containers are the hearts of the pious serve we have the highest person is that we have is a container

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of allies have been on Earth.

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And that is their privilege. We will talk about this evening last. And then among these hearts, all our containers, what is the best of hearts? He says alien well what are

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the softest and the genital assemble sees a difference in sha Allah between them. But let's focus here on our hearts being containers

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like what do they can turn contain?

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think of the heart, the heart that Allah has, has created, which is the receiver of information, the receiver of emotion, the processor of thought. That's the main part of the body that does all of this. Is the heart ever empty? Can you think about it? Could your heart ever be empty your signal it can release. Because at any moment waking moment, your heart is always thinking, and deciding. And remembering, it's always moving, always has something inside the good or bad, it always has something that is inside. It's always carrying something. And that thing that it carries, reflects its concerns and reflects its life and reflects its connections to allies.

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And these hearts reflect in how and what they carry, the piety and the impiety of the person who houses this heart.

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So this part, though, was ordered and held by just imagine that every single heart has that capacity to be a container of Alas, contain Allah who wants to send something to that heart, something that is very special, and nothing else and the heart can receive it, which is what the knowledge is who Allah is.

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And living Allah azza wa jal, and being in awe and feel Allah subhanho wa taala, and being hopeful of him and reliant on him, and trusting him and expecting the best from him. All these things are in the heart and the event that begins in the heart and goes back to the heart. It's not just in the heart, but it's there and the needs of Allah.

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And he pointed to his heart. So that is the receptacle that contains all of these things. And all of these things are the best of the best that booty Allah has, at its essence, is in the heart, though it's not exclusively there, because the whole body is the body as well. The body has to surrender to Allah azza wa jal, but the essence of the servitude or the body of the body is the body of the heart so that heart care is the best that allies have done and given because allies have to give us what he gives life. And he does this, and he gives success in this life. And he answered this do that to us, Allah azza wa jal gives us everything but the best that Allah gives us is EMA. And the thing

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that is carries that even if the heart so that's why, when a rough it's a long incident, he says he has a vessel, the ESPYs are the most important vessels, because they are these are the vessels that carry the most important thing for which we were created.

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the prophets of Allah audio system says that you know, each person, one of the truths of nature is having someone, right, had it? Is it a doer? Person who does all the time? That's the meaning of the name. If your name is Hadith, what does it mean? You're constantly doing?

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You're constantly intending or planning to do something.

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The human being he says, that is Salatu was Salam referring to these two names as a trues. Two names that reflect to a human being is that a human being is always thinking about doing something or doing it. Right, that you're either doing something at this moment, or if you're not doing something, you're thinking about what to do always had it doing or have not been thinking about something to do. So this hub that you have in your heart, and the intention comes from your heart, determines your life, and determines your places Allah and determines how will you receive His revelation or rejected. So

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in page 1091, of the quotes from metacommunity, in our writing of Allah, He says in and abroad,

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were in for

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the AMA live for God, Allah who we are a warm welcome from Omaha mobile, Allah.

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He says Rahim Allah Allah, the hearts of the pious are voiding with righteous deeds, while the hearts of the empires are boiling with sinful deeds. And Allah sees your concerns. When he is aware he sees inside your heart and He sees what you're planning and worried about inside your heart. So consider what your concerns are. May Allah be merciful with you?

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What do

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He's saying he was lying on lie is very valuable because we often neglect to insect and cleanse what we're thinking about.

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And then we wonder then how is it that we're drawn into that sin or into the dunya? Or away from Allah azza wa jal, not noticing that it all began with a failure to filter. What is going inside the heart? So when he says that hang on Allah, Allah will imagine with me a pot.

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The pot is boiling, this boiling with water. So it's what is ready to do what it's moving.

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It's moving. It's not silly, but it's moving wants to do something. That's what the parliament boys, it's telling you that I'm ready. I'm cooking. So what is the heart of the pious cooking?

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He said, a handle on Allah righteousness. What is he thinking about? So the righteous, they're thinking about what? Sudan

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and Sudan,

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and Khurana and miss opportunities, or I should have given that sort of I should have said that. I should have prayed that. I should have avoided that haram. So the hearts of the pious, what makes them pious is that the heart is always wondering, How can I be better, it's always boiling.

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Can't wait to do more and to do better. That's what the pIaces that's how they got to where they were. Because when they see something, right, they bring it inside the heart, and they see something bad. They pick it up. And that's how they keep it safe. The heart of the empires and might that might be something maybe easier to understand. The heart of the empires are always thinking about

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bad things that have to do them. You finish one bad thing. So somebody, for instance, is a thief, he steals one thing, what are you thinking about next?

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How to see the next thing, and the bigger thing, and the more expensive thing, and he can sit still. Because if you've absorbed that said you can citizen, somebody sells drugs,

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and be successful. And he gets money when he's thinking about

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how to extend.

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So the synth voice and the heart of the sinful boy would that sin. So you're planning the next sin and you want to do the next sin or if you hurt someone,

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and you think that that brought you benefit? Now you're thinking about how can I help the next person to get more benefit? So the heart of the empires are boiling with

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urging, pushing a person to sin. That's what inhabits the heart.

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And that pious, that's the opposite. They really want to do what pleases allies. Oh, good. And one good thing leads to the other. So he then says Rahim, Allah, Allah sees what's in your heart.

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He looks inside and he sees what's a new Hmm. So meaning watching. Don't let go of it. Because we have two layers to us.

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That's why the heart is really the most important container on Earth. The difference between a person who is in the upper heavens and the person who is in the lower depths of Hellfire is a dog.

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So that's what we have two layers, a layer that is on the outside where we can pretend to be whatever you want to pretend to be and you can deceive as many people who are willing to do this. You can do that. But inside that's your true nature. This is a city, not the island here. This is a city. So he says Rahim Allah Allah sees what's inside. So don't only concern yourself with the outside having a corrupt inside. That is the receptacle of Allah azza wa jal clean and so it can carry Eman, but if you put in it, envy and email, they don't stay together. Envy and deception they don't stay together. envy and jealousy. They don't stay together envy. Suspecting Allah azza wa jal

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or thinking the worst of them, they don't stay together. So cleanse your hearts is Allah Allah subhanho wa Taala season. So then you should look in it. And if in your heart at that moment there is a desire for the Haram what should you do? Say Allah sees it, be ashamed of it and take it away. And if it is too entrenched, say Allah help me with it. I liked the sink too much helped me with it. And listen, Cllr was so good. We'll help you that but protect the containers of Allah as origin because they contain

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What is more valuable than gold and silver? That thing which people kill themselves over?

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here on, even though my pseudo the law I know, he says that's another call from him, that's beneficial and understanding, how do you keep the heart moving because it always has to keep moving. So he says like above the law and in the head of Hebrew away

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these hearts are vessels, fishermen who have been Quran even additional who have a so occupied and move on and not do anything else. This is an answer to a question that may say, How do I keep my heart alive and well? And how does it say a container that Allah Zota loves?

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So he says that I am only Allah, I know he's what he says all of them are vessels. And you know how in certain vessels, physical vessels, when you put the wrong substance, it destroys the vessel that contain it just corrupts it, either discovers it, okay, or it kind of pierces through it, depending on the material. So if you don't have the white thing inside influence it so for the hard one is they say, they have to carry something, how do you keep it? How do you keep it safe? How do you protect it? What is the best thing to end to the heart? That's what he says totally alone, and nobody should

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occupy you fill it with the Quran novel something else. And he doesn't mean here, not heavy, but only that's not what he means. But the Quran and everything that serves the Quran. So the Quran and Hadith and the decree of Allah azza wa jal, pomp, inside the heart, that thing that in your heart will always be close to Allah and gentle, your heart will be big, because also that's one thing that you want to keep in mind about the container containers and not only of one size, physically, our hearts could be of similar or comparative sizes, physically,

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but non physically, emotionally, religiously. No two hearts are exactly the same size. The Prophet alayhi salatu salam in the eye initial

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Allah Mishra, like a soft rock, did we not extend your chest for you?

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And what is what do you say about a person who is a person who has a big heart?

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He is a person who is able to do with forgive and tolerate meaning he can take a lot inside, right? So why is that? Because the container is big for you. Ask yourself, what extended that container and he has the same heart that I have? What extended it?

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You put the things in it.

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What is the thing that expands it? You put the Quran

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and you put a man in it.

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And you put the decree of Allah azza wa jal in it, because what tightens it is sin and love the dunya.

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Bye. It's like this like it's punchy.

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Sin punctures the heart.

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If you want another image of sin or love of the dunya stiffens the heart, it's not flexible for Camus can't stretch. So then that's when you find yourself unable to forgive, and you love patience, and you like to love for what Allah loves, and you'll eat everything and you're anxious and you're depressed and you're sad and you're dissatisfied even though you have everything

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good compared to somebody sitting right next to you, but that we are the vessel

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is a problem within. So we should do.

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So Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to take care of these hearts are using the forearm

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this is on page

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now the open hearts and the sealed parts

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one other difference between them talked about the the big, the small and the flexible and inflexible, but also the hearts that are open to allies or did the hearts that are open to other people and the horses are closed. So the Allah's origin codes the People of the Book, talking to the Prophet alayhi salatu was

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I'm trying to justify why they don't want to receive Allah's guidance. So he says

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and they said Our hearts are route.

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Like when you wrap something surrounded with something that what you're saying doesn't penetrate our hearts the route.

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But Allah says football to free him. No, no, it's not that it is wrapped that they don't understand that actually we fail to understand, but Allah azza wa jal had to put a seal on them because of their disbelief.

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So there are hearts that are close to Allah azza wa jal, and because of that they are also close to people and their hearts that are further away from Allah as Odin and because of that, they are approved when it comes to people.

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Right? So in the Hadith,

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where the prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam, he said, the most beloved of the pious hearts.

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Okay, so the pious hearts he had the containers, and the pious hearts. But among the pious hearts, Allah loves a particular type of heart. And that is what aaliyan who we're allowed to have the softness and the gentleness. And it explains here in the book, the difference between those two words, laying in one of the sterile field means that there's a thin layer around it.

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So whatever is on the outside, can easily come on to the inside, by like a very sheer curtain. You see from both sides, so any outside influence, meaning guidance, comes in easily.

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It's not it's not obstructed, opposite with the people who have the books that about themselves or there's an obstruction between us and you, we don't want to hear it we don't even understand it. But no the pious is our is that that layer around in this very thing if Allah says something goes in, and also laying itself

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naturally laying in the itself it's also soft. So what comes on the inside from the outside to the inside comes in easily and moves it easily.

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So these evil when they read the Quran, they could cry.

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Why? Because that speech of Allah azza wa jal comes inside the heart easily.

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Doesn't need to knock easily, and then it moves on. So we cry.

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Allah azza wa jal says, along is the lesson of heavy

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Allah azza wa jal has sent them the best of speech.

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Okay, if you if we were to understand that the best of speech, meaning here if you were to add all books, and what people said in those books, and the conclusions and the insights and the wisdom in it, and then you want to compare it to the Quran, you will say, what Allah says is

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better than that heavy, there is no better seats than that.

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For all your needs for all your wisdom, alone is an asset and hygiene kit along with a Shabbiha that consistent book with repeated lessons. That is the shower.

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Shadow Men who do let the knife show not up down.

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He says the skins of those who are in awe of their work shaper because

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somebody new to Waterloo boom Isla de cadena vendor skins and their hearts soften dimension of Allah. V. These are the containers that we're talking about. That when they hear the best speech, they don't say, Well, that is not affecting me. I don't understand what it says something else is that or no no I need to move them that their skin shivers because they understand that Allah has given what he is seeing that Allah is dressing them should his skin shoes. goosebumps when they read the Quran, the hearers sense then what happens and everything else softens after. So they think the moron in the best way. And they use it in the best of way. And these are the people who read the

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Quran close to Allah azza wa jal and if we find ourselves not only among those people, we must realize that the path is open.

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It can happen. The more that you read it, the more that you understand that the more that it inhabits your heart. The more that you plead with Allah's it and see this as a requirement and a goal. You're Allah, I want to be that first.

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doesn't one day read the Quran they cry. I want to feel that connection if that I really want my skin to shiver when I read the Quran, I want to be moved. Because I am not catered to the fact of just reading for the sake of reading only beautiful that I began the opportunity to read. But I want to I want that deep connection. I want that deep emotional connection with the book of Allah azza wa jal, how do I get it? When you realize that that's the goal, then you will strive to reach it.

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But if sin is competing in your heart, against the love of Allah azza wa jal, it's really hard to cry, or to feel the forearm. So it's important, as we, as we said, that we realize that this heart is a man that Allah has given to you, that's the most important possession that you are, have more than your health, more than the health of your skin more than the health of your body. The health of your heart is the thing that determines Heaven and * fire. So is it big or small? Is it soft? Or is it hard? Is it open? Or is it closed? Is it kind? Or is it cool? Is it filled with mercy or not?

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the heart that loves loves, is the heart that is so lenient when it comes to his revelation. And that's one important aspect of it. And that's the foundation of it.

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And then derived from that it's also compassionate and merciful when it comes to Allah's creation. And these things must be present for a person to be merciful. The Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam. Allah says, I love him, for the male run of the mill Allah He leads alone. It is because of the Mercy of Allah azza wa jal that you are soft with them. Right? That Mercy of Allah azza wa jal made it possible for the Prophet to be what?

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Soft, otherwise he wouldn't be evil, and he was set up to tolerate all the things that were done to him, and still be kind and forgiving, he won't be able to. But Allah supplies you with the power and the wisdom to be kind with people who are around you to absorb their injustice in fractions, and reflect into compassion and mercy, absorb them so that they will believe in Allah zoton so that when they see that your character, they see beyond what a human being is able to perform with it, because every other human being when they see is selfish, or if they if they hurt him, he holds them back, double and triple the offense. But when they see medallion Sullivan was set up, they realize that

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this person is a very totally different person of a different caliber, because this person behaves differently. And no one can beat this unless they are in profit.

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And it's not impossible for us to get a fraction of this.

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But it has to happen to come from Allah's mercy.

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And for us to feel that mercy to the hardest really rely on to Allah as you know, when you're hungry and you can't wait to go and eat your favorite meal. Favorite food. Think think of it What's your favorite food? It's xx, think that you're hungry at this moment. Now, think of the fulfillment that you get when you know that I'm heading there. I'm about to die, and about the system and about delivery and when you're eating, you know the love that you have for it. That intense love. That's the intense work that we should have for Allah azza wa jal because the food that we eat, we eat and we'll forget about it, but Allah azza wa jal, if he gives you His love, you don't need anything else

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If he gives you His mercy you need any other human being after at the mercy of Allah is sufficient for you. So here the Prophet alayhi salatu salam, his heart was so big why? Because the Wrath of Allah azza wa jal made him soft and kind. And if you want to do anything else other than that people will run away.

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So if you want to be someone who attracts people, if you want to be someone who is kinder to your family, in your, to your neighbors, to your extended family, the lunacy of Allah gives you the fuel to do this. Without it. Yeah, we will have a very uptight heart that does not tolerate and does not forgive and seeks vengeance, because that's the only way that it can feel better. But if Allah can compensate you that is totally something different. And we mentioned before,

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the relationship between rathna ad,

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right, if you remember what Allah says,

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I will say the condition of rock metal wire in your Allah you encompass all in mercy and knowledge. And we said that as a last knowledge remember this, as Allah's knowledge covers every single thing in existence, Allah knows it fully fine from beginning to end, so does his mercy.

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And we mentioned that as your rate increases,

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your mercy should increase as well. And you should find that effect, the more that you know of the forearm, you will find it more broken up.

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The more that you

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understand that either of us will waste a lot of us and when you follow it, you will find more rotten in your heart. The more that you study filth, you will be more aware of the Rama that is in filter itself and so on and so on and so on. High and realists why on why Zildjian loves mercy. But before that there's also another Hadith

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of the Prophet alayhi salatu was freezing the people of Yemen. He says it Salatu was Salam he says Yemen, whom are not worth what Eleonora Bluebell. He says the people of Yemen have arrived. Their hearts are Jennifer and softer. So this is one characteristic and could be Allahu Allah, Allah knows best and enduring characteristic of the people of Yemen. And anybody else who resembles them in this attribute that the prophets of Allah uses them singled them out. Over the came, they came to accept this. But the Prophet alayhi salatu salam singled him out because of having soft and gentle hearts, because it's often gentle heart will accept this. Now he will not argue he will be kind to Susan's

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allies or gentle he will strike down. He will read the Quran he will. Allah loves that. Why is it that Allah's loves mercy? Let's come few reasons. First, Allah azza wa jal is merciful in his creation. So he wants you to extend that mercy. That's Allah's intent. Right?

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So the Allah wants to bless everybody, or save everybody from hunger, let's say, Allah doesn't want people to be hungry. And so he blesses some people directly with food.

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And for others, he gives you the money that you should give to them, What is the incentive there, to hold on to their money, or to feed them is to feed them. So when you see Allah wants to feed everybody, then your task should be I want to feed them as well. So you become an extension of Rahmatullah. An extension of the Mercy of Allah if you could see yourself as an agent, that on the server, I see an animal herding

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the Wi Fi go and get it water, if it serves to

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fire, the Hadith are the persons entered, or the woman who entered both of them genuinely because they've given water to a thirsty one?

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why should I bother to stop and give them water?

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I'm not we're not just talking about just compassion for animals, right?

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We're talking also compassion for animals definitely. But it's part of something that is bigger. When

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you're looking at everything through the eyes of mercy, Allah's Rama fills all of this and you see a suffering being and you can end their suffering, why not stop and that suffering, so you become a soldier or an agent of ALLAH SubhanA you become part of us. So you go and you save them and because you save the Allah safety. So the first you fulfill all of us intent with his creation by being merciful. So Allah loves mercy because of that will love you because of that.

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The more that you learn, Islam, Quran, the Sunnah, the foundations of them in particular, the more that you understand that the law favors mercy and forgiveness, giving people excuses. So when a person commits a sin, it's easy to forgive it.

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So there's an attempt, there's an obvious tilt in Islam, towards forgiveness or punishment.

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There's punishment. Definitely. And the punishment is there to litter and stuff, right? It needs to be otherwise if it's not there. It will be lack of wisdom.

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But the tilt in Islam is towards what more mercy or more punishment mercy Rabbity

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see sees the tilt in Sharia as well. Right? The person who commits Zina how many witnesses do you need for

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even one person is not going to be enough but know for other offenses to not just by his decision they have to be you know confident of something that has happened.

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So you see that and then Allah Allah gives you a command Salah you can pray standing since you can't lie down and get to him when we can't do that without it. You can move your body with your eyes, you can do Hajj than Salah gives you one excuse after the other and

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if you cannot take that haram What is it they come home? When within reason? So you find like there is a tilt huge tilted

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towards the receipt. So when do you become a daddy? Oh, you become a chef or you become a teacher? Are you teaching your your kids or your students? You remember what the prophets audiences until told rather than Abu Musa yes sera, sera, our Shira whatever you feel.

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He sends him to Yemen. Yemen comes to the Kenya send them to Yemen. What's the instruction? Yes, Sierra, well that was set off is preach with ease, not difficulty.

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Yes, seilala Trust silhouette. Shira, what are you gonna throw bring good news. Don't repel people. When you bring people in?

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Islam, if he is he let them know that it's easy to put burdens on them that are not in Islam. Right? Sometimes we need when we do that out of kind of, you know, being

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overzealous aching for Islam and wanting more. So we put burden on people don't know the prophet that is listed on says no, is so fundamental, even in the Sharia itself, right, as we said, the fact that tilt, so if that's the way, then you also tilt towards forgiveness, and finding excuses to people and accommodating as long as the Sharia can accommodate them to accommodate. Right, and as long as you can forgive them you forgive. So that's why that was the last mercy and we should increase it.

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Also to remember that as you're looking at other people are noticing their mistakes or the things that they're struggling with to realize that can happen to them and no matter who you are like than Allah favorite view. So now you know, that remember that whatever you are doing at this stage, you're able to overcome it by the Grace of Allah is that which of your past the mistakes and even whatever stage you have, at this moment, you know, you've lost, you know, the things that nobody knows except Allah as the you know, the things that simmer in your heart, and you only know about them, but you keep them at bay. And it's only by the grace of Allah as though they have not been

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revealed to all of us. So if you know your own limitations, understand people's limitations as well, and they deserve your pity and mercy. And custodial that you can they can be rescued rather than condemned. So you need the Mercy of Allah azza wa jal soft enough and gentle enough to be able to absorb everybody else.

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Right. And then also, this note is about any differences of opinions in Islam, he says, the more that we learn, the more that we realize that scholars must disagree.

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In Islam, there are points where there's consensus, no one should disagree there is

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to work to, we must know these things. There's no compromise in these areas. We can teach anyone, but we can say, well, somebody said yes. And somebody that no, there's consensus. So if you want to, you want to be person who is knowledgeable, you want steady footsteps, you understand that area very well. All these things are obligations by consensus. So the QA hedge, right other obligations are going to go through all the provisions prohibitions by consensus. Is there any disagreement about alcohol?

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Being an intoxicant or drugs or theft or Riba? Meaning like straight straight up river, any simply instantly the consensus, consensus consensus, you come to on the edges, disagreements, but we're talking about the big issues. If there is each now that there is no disagreement

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And then when you move into the middle, okay, and it's this is a good first as a structure for you to understand where you're at and what you're talking about, then in the middle, there are areas of disagreement. Now, those areas can be divided into two areas of valid disagreement and areas of invalid disagreement. What is the area of valid disagreement? And what is the area of invalid disagreement? Invalid disagreement is when you have scholars I'm going to assume good intentions, but scholars disagreeing over something. But this one is right and this one is wrong. How do you know because this one has evidence and this one likes it. He made a mistake.

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Physically, for us, at this time, when we look at it to see that he made a mistake for him at that time, Ruby on Islam, he couldn't see it.

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May Allah forgive him and reward him for this effort? Right? Patterns. Okay, and everybody, everybody must have something like that no one is complete and perfect. So if there was a disagreement, and one evidence,

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effectively points in one direction, I guess the other, you're not allowed to say there's a disagreement of opinion in this matter.

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Because the evidence is clear. The area where who is valid disagreement is when the evidence is not that clear. So about 5050 strong and this side strong on this side, you may choose one over the other. But you know, this will remain to be about an area of disagreement, probably till the Day of Judgment. The more that you learn, the more you will appreciate that middle area and understand that is always there. So you're not going to fight over it. And you will leave the other person in this space, as he leaves you that space. And you'd be generous as he is generous. And that's where you will find areas now that is called drama. Where there is in that only in that area of disagreement,

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then you can find that in all types, but in that area of valid disagreement.

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And the last thing I want to say about mercy insha Allah is kind of complements. Point number three, which is to have compassion for people's limitations is to look at people with two lenses.

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With two points of view, if you're doing something that is hard, so you see something was a public set of someone who's a public set or doing something that is hard set on this side. What do you look at as somebody who is disobeying Allah azza wa jal and challenging him with that sin. And he thought that he deserves punishment.

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But you stand on this side, and you find somebody who is

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and ignorant, and doesn't know what he's good for himself, and needs help and needs advice. And if no one saves him, he could throw himself in hellfire. So on this side, he became angry with them on this side, you want to cry over what he has done to himself. So there's always with an RC, always compassion is not always not always holding a stake, to hit people. At some time. It's important to do that figuratively that's what I mean. It's important to be tough enough, harsh at times, because otherwise people will not quit that sin, but also at the same time to see that they are fallen victims to it. So sometimes dealing or really that sin is most more effective with compassion, and

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sometimes with other people, service harshness or excess wisdom is required to discipline truth distinguish between all.

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we conclude Inshallah, by saying Allah azza wa jal is the Most Merciful.

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It's important always. And this is one of the main messages of the book. In fact, it will be the main one is that if Allah azza wa jal love something you take from him something that makes you love Allah, because he loves it for your sake, slap, any Allah does not gain anything from making you merciful, so that you're nice to people.

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But if you think of yourself as one person sitting in this Halacha, or in this city or in this world, Allah is telling everybody around you, you know what? Take care of him and be merciful with him. Take care of ceilings and take care of his arm and take care of his family and take care of his partner.

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If you take care of this, and if he makes a mistake, you know, be nice to him and give him advice. And Allah is telling everybody around you take care of them, take care of them, take care of them.

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So you that tells you something about how much Allah cares about you. Forget about people know how much Allah's cares about you that he had made every one single person around you, commanded to take care of you, and to be merciful with you. So that means that the Mercy of Allah as is much more than the mercy of everybody who surrounds you.

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When you hartsel should be attached to him, Subhan Allah with God and His mercy, when you need something.

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Ask Him and He will put mercy on this earth in the hearts of people. You want guidance, ask Him, He will give it to you. But it's there because he did it and he had asked him to do it. So Allah because of this, he wants you to become more merciful Lady, lady in one key when it comes to Allah's revelation.

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And again, he said, If there's resistance, take note of that resistance. Why is it that I don't enjoy reading the Quran? Why is it that I don't cry? Why is it that it doesn't speak to me? Why is that I'm not finding a sweetness in a burger. Why is all this happening? No, because that is not normal. This shouldn't be normal, it shouldn't be accepted as normal. And they start asking for a better heart and then pushing your heart to be better and pumping more of Allah's love in it, then the Quran to the letter, and he will see, you will see that the heart will start to change, it will start to shift even as origin.

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And these hearts as we said, because they'll be close to Allah as if they find somebody who's hurting.

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They'll have for Allah, say, for somebody in distress, nobody needs to remind them listed care of so and so they will go, they will rush they will take care, they will send somebody they will smile when they see them. Why? Because I know Allah loves this, maybe when I smile and feel better, and I want them to feel better for Allah sake. They'll be so in tune with people not.

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Because sometimes it could happen that we are so caught up into our own world, especially if you study Islam or whatever you're studying, you're caught up in your own world that you don't notice people around you, you don't notice their suffering. You just caught up in your own thing, mine and my thing and my demands and my priorities. But everybody around you has a problem. You just don't see it because you're just focused, focused on your own. Allah azza wa jal rescues you when you are a believer from that self centeredness, and he says, look at them, they need you. And when you take care of them, your problem also goes away. So Allah wants you to increase people's pain. And when

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you do this, you'll start really to feel bad for every single person that you see even the worst of people, even the worst of people, he'll think they have an excuse, maybe.

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I don't know about it.

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But then Allah knows about it, until we run out of excuses. So we ask Allah but Allah just remember here, I know I focused on you know, having merciful hearts and all of this. But notice that if your heart is merciful, it is the most beloved heart to Allah as his origin.

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And for that it must contain a man in the Quran. And you have the opportunity to have such a hurry, to actually have it in and for Allah to love it so much, that you will become a special container, a special person in the eyes of Allah Zildjian and what an honor and wonderful privilege and honor to join you and without that you could walk and Allah azza wa jal looks at you and he smiles at me.

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What a privilege that is, because of Allah azza wa jal smiles as you can otherwise soldier origin loves you and if Eliza delivers you, there's no fear and there is no regret

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and there is no pain and there is no

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nothing missing.

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So ask Allah to

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give us hearts that club aims

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to make our hearts the softest and the gentlest basketball model but I mean to make us among the righteous, whose hearts contain ima and tabula rasa, have an add an index and our hearts and soften them and we asked him but I don't mean to make this as those who strive towards his love. And to award this with his love. I mean, your enemy.

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So stop you in sha Allah, let me know

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Have you have questions? Be happy to answer.

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So good friends

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now, so

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one of the people in the band contemporary people by

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far the center, why, and he's alive and he has kind of a book in Arabic. And he knows the

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kind of some of the subtle, different linguistic differences in different names. And

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so according to him, Alavi, he says, both of them refer to the heart. But when you look at the words themselves, for add signifies, according to him,

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when you could call the heat associated with the emotions of the heart,

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that there are intense emotions at that moment, so we also have

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Musa failure. And then the forehead of the mother of Musa became empty. So he said, why did he use it? How it

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makes sense, right? Because flat is something that has heat in it. So it signifies the agitation, right? That she's feeling

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calm if you go to the Hadith, and that you can find it in the heart therapy in the muscle via the candidate, the heart was called the heart because it keeps turning snow Siebel. So sometimes the heart is used as such other than a noun for it, it's sometimes it's used to scan to signify that it's always agitated as another still. So you need to keep taking care of it. Because if you don't like if you feel the Quran today, neglected for three, four days, it's as if you didn't feel it much to keep shifting all the time. But the different influences that come into it, always shifting and always changing, never steal. So always you have to take care of it right? Similar to the Hadith of

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the prophets of the modular system, when he says to Adam Quran for the whole session to develop, then we believe we can so he said your service to them in a key

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memorizing or taking care of the Quran because it gets loose faster than a camel that is not tight. So the same thing with the heart if you don't really pay attention to it, it gets loose. And it's thinking about things that displease unless you have to keep in mind at best, that's the difference.

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So sisters, nothing here. Okay. percent the actual

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practical steps to

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know Monica Luffy, is you definitely right, I'll repeat the question

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is, are there any practical steps for you to make the heart soft and gentle?

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The short answer, the long answer is the

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right, the short answer is.

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First of all, you need to understand it. So that's what the other book does. First of all, understand that because if you understand that you understand how to deal with it.

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And its nature, and what works for the for it and whatnot. So when you understand that the senses feeded, you understand that it always needs anchoring, right? It always needs positive influences. It doesn't stay the way that it is. The sin affects us in this particular ways. So when you understand all of these things, they don't understand how to react to all of them. So it's just the short answer is understand the nature of the heart, then make dua for it.

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And then fill it with whatever Allah loves, especially like liquor and the Quran.

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And then see that from what Allah hates. And then when we say whatever Allah loves, it means, you know, prayer with intention and concentration, fasting with an intention and awareness of what it is giving to you, giving sadaqa to save you from the attachment of the dunya it's a whole lot. So this whole concept of test kiya embodies all of this

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all of Islam right. So sometimes Allah azza wa jal gives you headway into one area more than the other. So the path is not always exactly the same for every person, but ultimately is the same, but it compasses everything.

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Sometimes the hearts rebellious, so you want to pursue, you know certain good actions inclined towards it. But if you find that you're you find that your lower self or your heart is kind of pushing back.

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Is that normal to experience that can be today?

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So the question is that you sometimes notice that your heart is rebellious, you want to do something good, but it is fighting you. So is that normal? And can it happen from time to time? And can it improve? That's what he's saying, can it improve, it definitely is the case. Because the heart is not going to accept everything that you throw at it, I want you to do this. And this and this, the heart has its own attachments, mean our own attachments, because we have made it love this A, B and C. So when you tell it start doing something different, it will resist you. So you start to do it, you have to stop pulling it away from that thing and into something else. So you have to be

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consistent, you have to be gradual, and you have to be patient, and you must not give up. And that's what comes in. And sometimes you need to kind of introduce more of a cleansing of the heart who

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reading the stories of the pious or reading more Quran to soften it enough. So it can do these things for you.

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As much as you

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know, it will always keep fluctuating, but the fluctuation is not going to be as drastic, right. So you keep it in more so obviously, the house of the disbeliever as the other end of the spectrum. So you're not at that. And that may be at the hearts of the hearts of the prophets. But you're inching closer and closer to them. So you're not suffering as much of the doubts as the hearts of the disbelievers or the rebellions, rebelliousness of their hearts, but it will always right rebelled against you with this and with that it has to, and that's the test that we have. So sometimes the province or the Synod will say that, and again, this is a part of wisdom that you've learned from

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the Hadith, you always have strength of EMA and then weakness consistently every single person, so you just have to know how to deal with yourself and below as well as the height

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we talking about

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the fluctuation of the heart.

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How is that as compared to manifesting itself from the outside person come across as being indecisive, lack of confidence.

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So the fluctuation that we're talking about here is mainly in terms of EMA, not in decisiveness. So time you imagine is very high, you want to do a lot and you're compassionate and nice and you read the Quran and you feel it and then the meme drops to the levels where you don't feel like you want to do any better. So these are fluctuations where you go really high and really low and really high and really low. And I'm saying to everybody who experiences the highest praise Allah for him is a gift from him as part of that. When you experience the lows, don't beat yourself up and say hypergrid there's nothing you know there's this and that one with me. It's absolutely natural for

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every person to feel that can even lift your finger to do something but you push yourself and that pushing is jihad. So because Allah wants to see you when it drops like this would just keep pushing. So that's when you start noticing the vanilla over time the lows are not as low you will still draw but not as low and the high keeps getting high.

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As long as

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the shallow so don't get into by the time and show we'll see you next week at the same time back a lot of people's panic alarm handling issues already they

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could handle

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