Channel: Ammar Alshukry
Let’s Talk About Love by Sh. Ammar AlShukry
Aug 12, 2016 at IIOC
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la mina shaytani r Rajim Yeah, mana taco la hapa Takata temotu illa and Muslim moon. Allah says in the Quran, oh you who believe fear Allah as he deserves to be feared and do not die except in a state of Islam.
And Allah as it says here you have NASA hora de como la de hakomi nuptse wahida wahala caminhadas Olga Westerman. humare jarang Cassio aneesa de la la de la luna, or ham in Nevada con la cumbre Kiba. Allah says oh mankind fear your Lord who created you from a single soul and produced from that soul its mate and made from their combination many men and women so few your Lord whom you ask each other by and by the ties of kinship, barely allies ever watchful over you. And Allah as yet says, Yeah, you wanna tackle our Polo Colin said, either, oh, you who believe.
Fear Allah and say that which is correct, he will collect for you your deeds and forgive you your sins. When you play Laura, who has a hose and alima and whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger, then they are the ones who are victorious As for what follows
our praises due to Allah, the creator of love, Allah,
Who designed in our hearts and made it a gift pursued to be exchanged between two protected, nurtured and grown until that lover unites them in the shade of his throne. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
came to Medina and Medina became the City of Light.
But Medina also became with the arrival of Rasulullah sallallahu, to send them the city of love and the province the law to set it up once he was speaking about this paradise that we pray for, and this paradise that we give charity for and this paradise that we fast Ramadan after Ramadan for that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said that you will enter it, Lata Toluca Hata, to amino until you believe.
And then he said, once you have that habit that you will not believe until you love one another,
until you love that person who's in front of you until you love that person who's behind you until you love
each other. And so I wanted to devote this short time in this whole debate today to speak about things that we can do practical things that we can do, to increase the love that we have for one another, that we may enter into the paradise of our Lord.
For how to do the hearts and love unite,
as a pair of arms through left and right as two flames for one sight, as two flames form one light and both eyes share one sight. And is it fair to assume it's true that to form one yet one, not to a lot of golden lights of new mystery to the masses wisdom to the few.
The first is that when you look at someone, that you look at them to the best of their attributes, if when you look at me, all you see are the worst things about me that it becomes very easy for you to dislike me.
And if I were to do the same for you, then it'd be very easy for me to hate you. But if you look at me, and you see the best in me, if I look at you and I see the best that you have, then it becomes very easy for love to grow between those two individuals, and take the same with regards to communities and take the thing with regards to groups of people. The Prophet sallallahu wasallam was brought a companion
who was intoxicated.
Again and again and again, he kept being brought to the province on the line he was setting them in that state. And so a companion cursed him. He cursed that companion, due to how much you would fall back on that sin. And so the prophets of Allah extended them he said laughter no shut upon him. He said don't assist shikon against your brother, don't you know
that he loves Allah and His messenger. And so this person is being brought to the prophets of Allah do send them in an intoxicated frame, and yet also loss of a larger set of them is able to see through that frame and see that it carries a heart that is filled with love for Allah as though Dennis
messenger Can you not see the positive in your neighbor? Can you not see the positive in your brother? Can you not see the positive in the person who spent their life maybe serving this community? Can you not see the positive in your spouse?
That you always have this attribute in yourself that you see people to the best of their frames, that is the first. Number two,
the private school of law to send them would communicate love. He wouldn't allow for love to simply be a buried emotion, never allowing it to bubble up to the surface. But the province of Allied SLM came to Medina and he told them
that if one of them loves their brother, that they should inform them.
And the Prophet sallallahu wasallam would inform the companions that he loves them. He says Yama is in your handbook. And when I was a young man from the onslaught and he says to him, oh my god, I love you. So don't forget to say after every salon Aloma
robotic, don't forget to say oh my god at the end of every prayer, oh, Allah, assist me in remembering you and thanking you and worshiping you.
But that statement before he instructed him, the province of ally to send them preface that instruction with a declaration of love the province will have to send them came to a community that was extremely harsh.
allies, it just says where he's I wish I hadn't been on sir.
Mr. Kuhn, this was a community that used to practice female infanticide. When one of them would be given the notice of a girl alive, says that their faces would darken. They would hide from the people due to the bad news that they'd received. And then they would have to make the decision do they raise this girl in humiliation or should they bury her in the sand, what an evil decision they make.
And in our society, Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam or to a community that had grown up in that ignorance with those values, the Prophet sallallaahu Selim would come carrying not his daughter, but the daughter of his daughter, Oh, mama had been teasing him.
And he would come and leave the prayer carrying her. And when he would go into studio, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam would place her on the ground. But when he would get up for the next rock, and he would not disconnect that love, he would carry her again,
showing the love that he had
for his daughter, and the daughter of his daughter, salatu salam, he taught the companions to make this love, not something that was buried some of us
we don't communicate love.
We don't tell our families that we love them. We don't tell the people that we love that we love them. And so the homework from this world was very easy
is that you communicate it following the sun of the prophets of the light SLM, and you're not from a society or a cultural background that is harsher than the ones that the companions came to or came from. Yet they transform themselves and we can transform ourselves as well. And speaking, it is still too difficult for you then send a text message, write a note, but make this sooner something that you practice. Number three, the continuation of the Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu sallam, he says,
You will not enter Paradise until you love one another.
You will not enter Paradise until you believe and you will not believe until you love one another. But then he gives his own prescriptions to send them he says
in his a file to move up to China tell you about something that if you do it, you will love one another.
He said she said,
spread this around amongst you spread this around amongst you when you're leaving the masjid.
And you go put on your shoes and you're walking out, take that second, take those half a minute
to shake hands with someone and to say to them, I sit down with a comb warahmatullah and recognize that when you are making that supplication when you are making that prayer, that you are asking Allah azzawajal The Lord of the worlds to envelop this individual, with peace from him, and mercy from him and blessings from him. And you are requesting all of that you are invoking all of that upon that person that you are saying I sit down when it comes to law to
and so you can't make that supplication with a a face that is scowling. It doesn't work.
The system is very powerful. The first time that I went to Chicago, I was walking with a friend and it was summer
Time Chicago and summertime Chicago is as beautiful as any place.
My friend was from Chicago. And we were walking and walking and walking and walking for hours it seemed. And then my friend finally says to me,
do you know where you are right now? I said, No.
So this is
Southside of Chicago.
And I said, a long time ago up Southside of Chicago, I've heard about this place my whole life, it's notorious, it's very dangerous.
And so I person is walking towards us. And I'm immediately aware of my surroundings now. And this person is walking towards us with purpose.
And when he reaches me, he says,
to law, I said it Casa La Jolla.
And we keep on walking, my friend is non Muslim.
And then we walk a little bit further down. And then from across the street, someone enters the door of a store, or he's exiting from the store. And he says, I said,
and I've never ever in my life, up until that point, nor since that point, I've never had someone screams down from across the street, this man came running across and wash. I love a big man. And he came and he said to somebody, I'm so happy, I just got here to this area of Chicago, I just moved here. And I'm so happy to see a Muslim. And he's talking to me for five minutes.
And my friend looks at me and says, Man, you know, more people here than I do.
And I said to him, no, that's not the case. We're just Muslim. This is the way that we are. And I wish that what I had said was the truth.
This is the way that we are, it's the way that we're supposed to be another time. I'm traveling with my mother. And
I love taking her to beautiful massage. There's so many massages in this country that are just so well designed. They thought of everything washed a lot of watercolor, when they were designing this mystery, the place for the children, a place for the women a place for, for everyone to feel comfortable. And so we walked in, and she was amazed at the beauty of this method. And she was saying these, this is the way massage it should be. And so we separate it to pray.
She went into the woman's section, and I went to the men's and we prayed. And when I met her outside after the salon, she looked like a balloon that was deflated. I sat there What happened? She said, oh, let's go. I said Why? She said nothing. It was just you know, there were some women who were sitting there and I was very excited. I walked up to them and I said to sit down Why do you want to lie? They didn't respond to me.
And then when I was walking outside, there was a hall there was other women sitting outside in the hall and I walked up to them excited. She's new. She wants to meet people. I said I said no, I didn't come to them. They didn't
respond to me. So let's go.
And I realized that was the power that is the power of a system. That is the power of this greeting it can make the most notorious streets in the country. feel like home and it can make the most beautiful houses of God feel foreign and unwelcome. spread this around I'm sure ceramidin oakum spread this around between you. Number four.
just the smile.
when I say smile sometimes especially the men that are like this is something that it's not really for us. It's something that you do for the children maybe for the women but the men we don't really I asked you has the oma ever had has ever produced a man, a tough guy who was tougher than hottie www lon.
Yeah, hard when telling the story of his Islam. So this is years later telling the story of Islam. He had entered into Medina and his brother had already accepted Islam. And so his brother meets him and he says little sobre la salado Salaam has heard of your arrival. He's overjoyed and he's waiting for you.
So now he's the province instead of his waiting. So he goes and higher on the line who he says so when he saw me, the best some of you he, the Prophet sallallahu send them smiled at my presence. But how did this so far away? He's got to walk up to him. He says, follow Allah. He says and move testament hats off to baignade
he said by Allah, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam continued to smile
until I stood in front of him the entire time while the lion was walking and also the Lhasa send them is beaming at him. That continues continues to walk and the promise of the light SLM is smiling at him. He remembers that he remembers that moment, although the Allahu wa
and so when you smile in the face of a person
and that smile
denotes making them feel welcome and that smile denotes warmth, and hospitality and love. Then you can see how that smile, the profits and the lightness and instead of assuming coffee or tea or soda, that the smile that you cast in the face of your brother is a charity that you get
asked a lot as well, to allow us to hear the speech and follow the best of it or Coloma symetra mostaccioli we're looking for stuff in Norway.
hamdu Lillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah Josiah Selim Sleeman kathira. So we're discussing ways to increase love between one another. And the first is to look at people through the best of their attributes. And the second is to communicate love. And the third is to spread this around amongst each other. And the fourth is to smile. What is the fifth, the fifth is to seek out opportunities to bring happiness towards each other. The Prophet sallallahu wasallam was asked by the companions many times what is the most beloved action to realize the origin? And the Prophet sallallahu wasallam would answer different times with different answers. But in one of those, the Prophet sallallahu
said to them, he simply said soon to add a Muslim.
He was asked about a lot what is the most beloved action to Allah, and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said happiness that you bring to a Muslim. And then he continued to mention different things that all fall under that territory under that category, that you remove from them, a burden that you repel from them hunger that you relieve from them a debt.
But this concept of I am worshiping Allah azza wa jal by bringing happiness to my Muslim brother or sister. This was something that will also last on the line to sell them and his companions painted masterpieces for us to admire. They were artists when it came to this. And I want to share a few examples with you.
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Brothers, please make space and move up.
make space for your brothers and fill all of the gaps I still see a lot of gaps
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But before I have the live news, Ruth informs us what the province on the liveliest and taught us I'm delighted Miss Ruth wants to direct our attention to something that is important.
And it was important for him. And that was how Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam told him that the channel he says I eliminated the loss of
coffee in a cafe. my palm was between his two pumps. And so now it's the image that you get. The last ally that I settled on was holding up the lion's hand with both of his hands, some ally to sell them and he's teaching you he's teaching him how to say that the shower. So the product the lightest and then his lips are transmitting knowledge, but his hands are transmitting love.
Also including afterlife. This is something that the companions then learned
Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam is one night with his two trusted companions, a woodworker and aroma and it's a late night and they had been discussing issues together. And as also loss of the lighter send them is now retiring back to his home the Sahaba his two companions are walking back with him.
And he's going to the house of Ayesha and as you know the house of Isaiah opens up into the message and so the Prophet sallallahu Sallam walks into the masjid so that he can get to his house.
And also for the people who were sleeping in the messier than staying in the masjid. They had already gotten up to prayer kiambu Lee. And so one of the people who was praying was Abdullayev newest route and he was praying behind the pillar, and he was reciting from Salton Nisa.
And the Prophet sallallahu Sallam was standing at a distance listening to their citation of the lightning Miss route. And he was amazed that their citation he was enjoying their citation Rob lighteners wrote and he looked at his two companions, and he said, Whoever of you wants to hear the Orion as if it was freshly revealed, then let him listen to their citation of employment
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and then after
lifenews route finishes exercitation and he begins making drop and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam was saying at a distance call you smile, call us, call us man.
Say it will be heard say it will be heard say it will be heard as if he's saying I mean, and then the Prophet sallallahu Sallam retires into his room
under the law and who wakes up the next day, on a mission.
He goes straight, the first person that he's looking to meet that day as I'm delighted new suit. And when he meets up to live in new suit, he tells him, we were with the province on the lightest, and then last night, and we heard your citation and it was a beautiful re citation and the province of Allied SNM said this about your citation. And then you began to make and the province of the licen him said this about your application.
And how to live was rude. He says.
Thank you very much. I've heard all of this already.
Amaro the line says you heard it already From who? He said a while back.
And our motto, the line who says there's no use, there's no use. I've never been able to beat a book to any good. My question for you is what was the good that Amara, the one who was racing to be Abu Bakr at what was the good What was that hacer una, that good deed that act of worship that Amaro de la who was so interested in fulfilling
that was bringing happiness to a Muslim. And so don't belittle it. It could be something as simple as someone is posting their graduation picture on Facebook.
And you write a comment saying, congratulations, proud of you. A word of encouragement. How many words of encouragement Have you heard in your lifetime? that that person who said it, they forgotten about it, they're not counting it in their reward on the Day of Judgment, it's not something they're planning for to meet a law as though dealt with. But it is something that you yourself never forgot? Why don't you be someone who planted those seeds all the time?
It could be a gesture or it could be a form of assistance that you offer someone.
There are so many opportunities to bring happiness to one another, but we need to be a people inshallah tada and I hope that we are a people who we see in each other, that we are treasures for each other.
If we recognize how much a lot as the dead loves, for us to bring happiness to each other, I asked a lot as though he did that he makes us of those who love each other for his sake, and asked a lot as though we did that he makes us of those who stand under his shade. On the day when there is no shade except for the shadow of his throne. It will be reserved for two people who love each other for the sake of Allah. They gathered upon that and they dispersed upon that a lot of maintenance local gentlemen.
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