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Ali Hammuda

Channel: Ali Hammuda

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I see, you know, so many people who have every reason to be miserable. Yet they are happy. Why? Because of gratitude.

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And you know, people who have every reason to be happy? Yeah, they're miserable. Why? Because of ingratitude. So what have we just discovered? We discovered that it is not happiness that makes you grateful. It is gratitude that makes you happy.

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And I'll show you a demonstration. Look at a conversation between an ungrateful and a grateful one, and you tell me who is happier from them both. One of them says, this is the ungrateful one. Life is tough. My house is so damned.

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But then the happily grateful one turns around and says yeah, but most of it is okay Alhamdulillah

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the ungrateful one says My house is so small, I'm suffocated. I can't be living in these four walls anymore.

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But the happily grateful one turns around and says to him,

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but it's a roof over your head.

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And it's protection from the elements.

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It's a private space for you and your loved ones. To space for you to prostrate to Allah subhanho wa Taala

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is it Nazi and hamdulillah

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one of them the ungrateful one who says I'm poor. I've got nothing to my name. I've been on benefits I've been on Universal Credit now for the last 510 years. I just can't get out of this circle.

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What do I do? I have nothing I'm poor. I can't even make ends meet.

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I can't live like this. But then they're happily grateful one says to him Oh, you're poor isn't? Well give me a price for your kidneys. How much will you sell them to me for 10,000 pound 20 What about the price for your liver? How much 200,000 pound How much will you sell me your eyesight for what about your hearing? What about your ability to articulate yourself in a clear and concise way? How much will you sell that for?

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What about those enzymes that work flawlessly around the clock in your body? With no instruction from yourself? How much would you sell them for?

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What about your your epiglottis that flaps shut that bit of cartilage at the back of your throat when you swallow food or you drink water if it wasn't for that bit of carbonate you'd suffocate from any bit of food or or or water that goes down your windpipe instead of your food pipe? How much when you sell that for

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your ability to go to sleep without injecting yourself or swallowing pills? How much will you sell that for?

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What about your ability to purify yourself from the bathroom in a dignified and independent way without the help of anybody else? How much will you sell that for?

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What about the gift of Islam that Allah Almighty has given you free of charge? How the religion is so fair seeming and beautiful in your eyes? Yet your neighbor detest the same religion of yours? How much will you sell that for?

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So let's put that all together and add it up then we see your your net worth. You realize you're a multi trillionaire

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but shaytaan he only ever shows us the things that we don't have. And a person like that will stay poor for the rest of his life. Why? Because he's ungrateful.

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So yet haven't done enough