Channel: Faaik Gamieldien
117 Was hadith only recorded 200 yrs after the Prophet(s) July 17, 2015 Jumuah Sh. F. Gamieldien
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1000 kilometres per minute and never come back. You can try that. But why is it so because I believe that
because of modernization because you know, we all have, it's all about technology is all about certificates from universities and getting technology, and having this kind of tech and that kind of technology. And
because of that, because of outwardness, everything is about the outside, nothing anymore. It's about the inside.
The destruction of of the world and the environment, as we see it, is in reality,
only an externalization of the crisis that we have inside ourselves.
I have a son in law as a psychologist.
And he was saying the other night that he was asked to give a small talk and imagine that he frequents
and asked him what is he going to speak about.
And he said to me, he's gonna talk about young people who don't want to be Muslim anymore.
And I nearly fell off the chair. I fell off my chair, see what it is. So I want to speak about young people that he sees a psychologist or he sees these people, parents send their children to eat because children don't want to pray. They don't to be Muslim Subhana Allah. So there's a breakdown, there's an internal breakdown. There's a crisis
of the inner state of the soul of humanity.
That's why so many people see psychiatrists, so many people see psychologists.
So many people are into natural health. So many people go to the gym. They don't mind how much they spend to go to the gym because they think that the physical body will will liberate them. From the problems in their troubles, they sink that they sink their problems in a sweat.
So the more you sweat, the better you feel. The endorphins come to come come alive, you feel good, gone, you go on a physical high.
You know what I'm talking about. I've been there in Orlando.
So we've lost the internal dimension of inwardness of inside the taqwa.
We will speak about that.
the start of this was the beginning of what we see today. And we have to become conscious of the world that we live in.
That the scientific worldview, that everything can be reduced to numbers and physics.
And seeing is believing.
You can't see something don't believe it.
This scientific worldview, that is was given to us of course, by by Europe by the West.
What was the function of this technological advance? What do they What do they intend? with this? We read Francis Bacon, for example,
many of you will know him. He was asked that you know, why this headlong?
plunge into technology and science and experimentation, what is the purpose of this? And he said, it is to gain power over nature, we must control nature, we must overcome nature. We must dominate nature, we must exploit the resources of this world.
Not for the glory of Allah, not for the glory of God.
But for the sake of gaining world power and wealth.
And this is what we teach our children, my child, you're going to get a degree you must become wealthy, you must become the CEO of your company, your mind, your inner self, your mind, destroy yourself. But this is the objective of life. And it started in the 16th century in Europe.
Today, I mean, we,
my daughter sent me an email the other day to say that they're now going to scrape the bottom of the ocean. They're going to go right down deep into the ocean, they're going to take whatever is underneath, and they're also going to use that not for the benefit of mankind, but for the control of nature. And what is Islam teaches about the world. What does Islam say about this world? Is the world a sacred place?
Yes, the prophets of Salaam said.
The cooloola Masjid
Sallam said, The whole world is a Masjid.
Let's take when it is not a statement. That statement is a Subhana Allah.
If we live just according to that statement, we would not have the environmental degradation and economic
ecological disasters that we have today.
prophecies the whole world is Meaning what? Meaning that the whole world is a sacred space. The whole world is a place where you could make to do to allows
the whole world should be looked after.
But the world for us Muslims have also become smaller and smaller and smaller.
I mean, our Dean is not confined to this four walls. With regard to many of us take our faces off.
We don't want to over the top in the seat we've confined ourselves only to the masjid. If there's no Ramadan, we won't pray at all.
Everything was happening in the masjid. The world is not a magic anymore. The world is not always tenable.
If you look at the month of Ramadan,
now, I'm talking today about the inner and outer the inner dimension and the outer dimension
and how we've lost the development of our insight and everything is centered on the outside.
Ramadan, what is Ramadan?
Ramadan is a School. It's a madrasa.
It's a madrasa where you there's not a madrasa where you learn facts and figures,
or how to do things. It's images of experience. It's a madrasa of the development of taqwa. The way you should become, we should spend time with Allah. Duck Swami to spend time with Allah. It means to be consciously spending time with Allah. Not just going up and down for Salah or fast or staying away from food no fasting is a month a madrasa we have to experience alone.
It of course is the month in which we learn many other things we learn we renew our sense of generosity, we renew our sense of patience, we don't shout anymore we we are more patient in month of Ramadan. We are forgiving in the month of Ramadan we are loving in the month of Ramadan Ramadan seem to bring us closer to our last dollar we don't do the stuff that we do outside of Ramadan we try and stay away from that which allows us to displeased with
and so this month of training if we can stay without food and water and sexuality for a whole month. And these are the highest desires that man has he wants to eat, he wants to drink
and he wants to satisfy sexual whatever it may be.
Then this man should be able to be carried over to show world because Allah subhanaw taala is the is the Lord of Ramadan is also the Lord of chawan is also the Lord of the character of Elijah Muhammad.
Allah Allah is not only the lord of Ramadan
although it seems like it
allows others to know load of old 12 months so what we learn in Ramadan what we do in Ramadan, we shouldn't be able to carry over to show well that's why it's so good to fast also in the month of show well.
But what is happening?
Why is it that
we when aid comes everything changes?
If I go hasten aid, we wanted it to be today. What is the difference? Tomorrow today, Sunday, Monday,
same world we live in same people same as the same Dean, get up in the morning
could sleep at night you still the same person?
Let's look at some of the things that we do.
And you know everything as a physical dimension, and everything has a spiritual damage.
Now I want you to listen carefully. I've thought a lot about this. I'd love to have time to think about this drama that I'm making today.
Everything has a physical and a spiritual
and there are five pillars. We're just going to talk about the five pillars bonyen Islam Allah hums Professor Sallam said this Dean is built on five pillars, Shahada to Allah, Allah, Allah Allah, Muhammad Allah so the first pillar is the Shadow Man. As the man got the physical side and the spiritual side we'll come back to that later this table Salah it's about Sala Sri with the physical dimension and the spiritual dimension of course it has the physical this physical dimension is you stand in the Qibla you make to do to make ruku you make Salam nuts that is if that is the physical part of making Salah.
But then Salah also has a
a spirit spiritual language, that dimension which we should be developing in the month of Ramadan that I mentioned, which allows fatherlessness in Hades codici in Amata kabu salado
tamiment awada be highly automatic. That's a law that you make in order to glorify the majesty of Allah. Not just to go down into Santa Domingo, no but that Salah which makes you glorify the majesty of Allah, that Salah which brings you know brings you close to Allah makes you think about Allah, how many times we think about Allah when you make Salah
90% of the time we think about other things, how long is your mom going to be out cold? Is it outside? Is it raining? Is it not raining?
I'm feeling cold, I'm feeling hot, or they beat me.
So Salah has essentially and it's Ramadan that was bringing out that spiritual dimension
the chi is a physical dimension, you take out your money, you give it to the poor and the needy family whoever it is, they should not Mashallah
and the first thing that should make you think when you give
and whether you have and whether you're doing it for the sake of Allah is
you taste your joy when you give zaka you taste your joy
because if you angry when you give this occur or you're unhappy when you give zakah then you're in big trouble. Simply victim if it's difficult for you to take your soccer if it's difficult for you to slow down on your computer or with your book and to write down what you have and to calculate every single cent that you must give the universe know your travel is started because the inward is rotten the money's in your pocket or in your bank and you don't let go of it
and allows for Allah says in the Quran who's mean I'm wildly him saga cotton tutor to Saki
allows pharmacist Oh Mohammed take from you from the welds the car to do what? to purify them,
to purify what to purify the heart from selfishness, from greed.
From saying this is mine, this is mine.
That is the skier and that is the spiritual part of Zika. Now was not interested really, in your in the amount that you've given me. I'm also interested is are you becoming less greedy person?
Or are you giving you a second saying one I've given my soccer the rest of the money is mine. The rest of the year is mine. And now I can do what I want because I've paid my taxes.
I've done my time. In other words, a good president would say I've done my time. So that's it. That's it. Next year allies to wait for next year now. The world has to wait for next year until I decide to get until Ramadan comes again to give my zaca
fasting La La Quinta Taku Allah we know fasting. Fasting is to stay away from food and drink. That's the easy part the physical part that has a physical side and it's amazing on every eyeball there is a physical side and every eye buyer allows one doesn't talk about the physical side in the Quran. Allah only talks about the spiritual side
so that you may develop taekwon what is taka taka is to spend time with Allah
to think about allows
for in the Hadith the taco allows father talks about hygiene Allah says that the base provision you can take for hygiene what
dollars no money no no swag there's a best revision you can take is a sample
and I know you like me you know we look at the team and say I want to be there I want to look at how beautiful it is 2 million people Subhanallah it is the output of the tracks has to bakka outward how many of us go to work and we sit there and we think about Allah nobody we want Why do you want to be there because everybody's there. The world is there you know nice to be there you know in ROM and all the physicals all the physical stuff we like.
And of course we stay in the five star hotel.
But what about the other side of HUD? What about going there? to spend time with Allah in his in his most blessed house on the earth? After only visiting allies given invitation? He said five or Mohammed come visit me. There is an invitation is your ticket is your money come visit me.
Do we really visit a loss?
Or do we just visit the hora? We visit acaba
we visit arafa.
And the only time we may remember our lives when we think about all the things we have and it's as a filler then we start crying.
So every a body has its physical side and every body has its spiritual side.
Let's come to a man you may say but a man doesn't have a physical side. He managed to say I shadow Allah Allah Illallah Muhammad is no, there is no a body a man there's no there's no record, there's no sujood there's no going making throw off. There's just La ilaha illa Allah, but even the even he man as a physical side of it
and most of humanity is the physical side.
The other side has a lot of spiritual sides, but man, most of it is physical, most of it is outwardly, most of it is what we must do. That's why the enemy Sallam said, The Man Who beat the rune was saburo nashoba. Eman is divided into more than 70 parts.
Aloha, Kalamata La ilaha illAllah. your highest part of Eman is to say La, la, la la.
Wa adna imata to other planetary while higher shutter button minute enough emphasis on MCs, the lowest part, this may be the 75th part is to pick up an obstacle from the road or the pathway where people walk.
So he man is not just to say la ilaha illAllah there's 70 paths of the highest the top is to say Laila Hello, but the other 75 parties things that you do.
And the smallest thing that you do is an expression of your email and is to pick up something from the road to say this is telling me to get up the put on the side. So people won't walk there's a piece of glass, well, there's a banana peel, or whatever it is. There's something wrong in the road, somebody's style will go into it, that will remove it will hire a man and modesty modesty is part of email.
So you can decide to develop only your email by saying well I say that kalama so I'm a Muslim. So that's it, you know.
That's only one part of 70 of more than 70 parts of email. This is your practice. There is what you do. You know what you do for yourself what you do for the environment? What do you do for humanity? These are all parts of every single ibid including a man is divided into the physical and the spiritual.
And we need to decide which dimension we concentrate on. You concentrate on the physical side who do you concentrate now in Ramadan on the spiritual side?
We have one more day is another day is a day today. Juma the last Juma of the month of Ramadan.
You can think about are you going to perform it
prepare yourself spiritually Are you going to stand in front of Allah?
Think about Allah. Thank Allah be with Allah. Because that's what Salah is. That is that is what worship is
the month of Ramadan
we read the Quran
month of reading the Quran
and we've been reading the Quran the whole month Mashallah congratulations to those of us who completed a half a minute or maybe more items in the month of Ramadan that allows one to bless you and reward you inshallah.
But what is the essence of the Quran?
What is the essence of the Quran?
What is the juice that comes out?
And I want to give you the essence of the Quran in one sentence.
In one sentence, I will tell you, what is the essence of the
the essence of the Quran?
Or the Quran rather is to metaphysics no one I'll explain it.
The Quran is to metaphysics what Newton was to physics.
What am I saying?
What is the essence of the Quran? What is metaphysics? What is was Newton, what is physics? How does the two go together?
What is the one Garrido the other one?
Who was Newton's Isaac Newton, he was an
empirical physicist mathematician, lived in the 16th century, discovered what may be called and said this is famous, legendary story about him. He sat under the apple tree, the apple farm fell on his head. And he thought about why doesn't Apple fall upwards? Why does the apple fall downwards? And why does the apple fall down in a certain angle and so when he discovered the law of gravity, and he wrote theories and whatever else, and everything he did as a physicist, and as a mathematician,
if we do the same experiments today, we'll get the same answer.
In other words, he came to teach, we came to, to examine the relationship between cause and effect. If you do this, that will happen, if you do that, that will happen cause and effect. So in the natural world in which you love this cause and effect, if it rains, everything will get wet. That's the cause. And that is the effect. If you realize something with fight or burn, that's cause and effect. So in the natural world, in the physical world, we have cause and effect and that is what Newton came to teach us, in the physical world. And they have, I'm sure lots of you know much more about this than what I do.
So Newton has an observation list. He looked at the world, he looked at the physical world and he studied the physical
and the Quran.
What is the Quran teaches?
What is the essence of
the Koran teaches us?
How the metaphysical world works the metaphysical world and what is the metaphysical world
the magic physical world is that world which you cannot see with the eyes. It is the spiritual world. And in the spiritual world, my dear brothers and sisters, it's also cause and effect.
Everybody knows you can you cheat, isn't it human beings cheat
and cheating as an effect?
It may not have an effect like it has in nature.
But things happen to you when you cheat
either in the law people take you to court if you cheat, but you can get away with it there you get a good lawyer
you get away with the technicality
but we know that spiritually if you cheat you can get away with it
can get away with
catches up with you sometime allows founders said that in the piano you will be punished for it.
Ramadan for example.
Ramadan is its physical side you stay away from food and water.
But maybe still you're forcing won't be acceptable loss. Why? Because then evisa Sanam says, Man lamea cola zoo. Well, I'm an avid
Professor Samson, if you don't stay away from guarding your tongue in the month of Ramadan, you still speak about other people, you still speak about other people, you still swear in the month of Ramadan.
Allah is not interested in in your fasting, you can might as well eat no problem.
Because you have gone against the spiritual injunction of the Quran and allows
you have not followed the rule as it should have followed. And every religion knows this. The Hindus know it.
The Christians know it. The Jews know it. And the Muslims. The Muslims have the clearest idea
of cause and effect when it comes to human behavior. allows one talks about talks about the Hajj.
What does Allah say about the Hajj? Allah Allah says
besides circumcision, the Hadith, people come for Hajj
they will be in the Haram they will send an offer they will cry their hearts out they will plead to allow pantalla an angel will come to him and say to them
your clothes is from her on
your ticket money you got it from her on
your earnings is from haram you still want on you think Allah is going to respond to you who think Allah is going to answer you.
Despite the fact that outside you are completely physically in a state of Iran.
but inwardly in your heart There's no wrong
there's never been a wrong
because everything you have and everything you do is spiritually wrong.
Yamaha can lower Riba
while you will be sad heart
allows long talks about the divine you can't see Reba.
Something physically you can't see it. It belongs to the metaphysical world. The huruma the prohibition of Riba What does Allah say about Riba? Yamaha Kala horiba Riba will disappear
Riba is money that disappears. Allah is no damn Huck
the moon when it disappears when you see the moon
And then he disappears at the end of Ramadan. And you have to look for it again.
Last night there was no moon Gone.
Gone. Alexander says the same about the Rebbe Yamaha pull the same word for the waning of the moon and the disappearance of the moon. In other words,
we know it's there, but it's count was anything, the moon is gone.
And so with Reba so with interest you think it's in the bank you think it's a but it's not a
Allah makes it disappear in 2007 2008 $3 billion disappeared in one night from the world from the banks of the world. 3 trillion sorry $3 trillion. Greece is in trouble was Greece in trouble. Greece's in the European Union so much money, but 50% of it is interest.
50% of it is River.
Rivers destroyed out of Greece, it's gone, it's countries it's gone. And it's going to be in a state of dependency for the rest of its existence.
And so unless you have a long river, well you will be sad that you also can't see allows finances, but that which you give it Allah compares Riba to charity.
Allah says but that which you give in charity, Europe be Allah makes it grow.
So hon Allah
look around Allah describes that we give away that gross Allah says that which you give away it grows La ilaha illAllah
what do we think? We think when we give away we have less now we have got 10 rent
I can't give the same rent to the big I will have no money left.
So I don't give you anything because I got no other change. Going to property say I got a 50 bucks I got 10 grand I can't give you a 10 rent, but I've got no where is it to rent? Oh, there's a five since I can't give us okay. No worries. Okay, next time I see you I'll give you
a last one that says would you give away grows
and it doesn't just grow in this world. It grows in the after you plant a tree every time you give suddenly you plant a tree in the after, grows. That's what the Navy Sallam said Janda would be an empty plane genda will be empty the no trees in general.
and the trees and whatever is in agenda we. We we planted here in the dunya. When I say Subhan Allah, I plant a tree in general. We say Isaiah 100 I planted it in general. When I give sadaqa I plan to the I build a castle in general. I say salam aleikum, Allah boza Castle for me in general Subhan Allah, if I build the masjid Allah both from your house indigenous.
And that's our agenda because if you get two gentlemen there's no trees and he was no
she's made more is the foreign most panela small hamdulillah.
So Ramadan, then is a month in which we need to look, me and you and all of us. Like I said,
the ecology The world is destroyed.
And the ecology the natural world as we see it is a reflection of the inner world Inside Man.
And because we are we have destroyed our inner self, we're destroying the world we don't care anymore.
What is the life of what is life about today? Everybody talks about standard of living.
Everybody wants to get to a higher standard of living. But we've never had so much poverty in the world.
There's never been such an imbalance of the distribution. Not a bunch of food.
And yet there is so much food.
in Ramadan, we have so much food on our tables.
That after five in the morning when the morning comes and we go into the kitchen we don't know what to do with all the food and still standing there on the table.
The fridge is full of little buckets full of last week's food that we didn't eat
so much food
so many food parcels I'm amazed every photograph you look at on a Muslim site.
They show you just food parcels budgets and mess it full of food parcels.
Everybody's making food pass by but yet there's so many people outside they're walking around with with shopping trolleys. You can see the indigent
suffering, nobody gives them a free pass.
All the medicines give a full path to the same Muslims every year spec Allah to get rewarded for it even at zero reward for it. You feeding people who have done this painful process to one Muslim family. And why because we can coordinate you see if there's a car finance 10,000 people on the books, then somebody else got the same 10,000 people on their books. And organization three has another 10 the same people on their books and organization for the organization five
and we think we such a great community. But we live in a community of salvation. People who have nothing to eat, and machines are giving parcels to everybody left, right and center top economy instead of a distributed most of the food parcels. And we think with all of the punishers
who is Malawi there's Muslim big there are people who are people who are really starving. This is the Middle East. I mean this, there's so much that we can do.
But all we do is we only think about ourselves
and nobody wants to break out of this. Nobody's breaking out of this and say okay, let's let's take off of it and give it some thought in Cape Town. Let's send it somewhere. Let's set up offices somewhere else with is real poverty.
Real poverty like in Malawi, real poverty.
Like in some places, I mean, 50% of the people living in this country live below the breadline.
Do you know that 50% of South Africans live below the poverty line.
children die in this country of not having enough food.
But now we we live in a fishbowl. We must really look after ourselves. We only look after
Ramadan is not for other people. It's only for Muslims. generosity of Ramadan, only extends to my Muslim brother.
in law's father will say to us on the deaf tiama Hello culture Kamiya.
And this appears in the Bible also the same narration
is too profound in in in, in Matthews, in the Bible, and people say but our comments in the Bible and the Prophet spoke about is because the source is the same. The source is from a loss Hunter. So what does the Bible say? What does the Bible say? Allah will say on the Day of Judgment,
oh my servants, I was angry and he didn't feed me.
And we will say Allah, you are the Lord of the Universe, you are hungry? How could you How could you have been young hungry?
You know, you're the Lord, you're the creator of everything. Allah will say so and so was hungry.
And you didn't feed him? Not so and so Muhammad, not so and so john or Michael so and so anybody? I would say so until was angry didn't feed him.
Allah will say if you didn't feed him, you would find me there with him.
And Allah say I was seeking he did visit me and Allah and he will say, how can you be sick? You're the Lord of the universe. Allah say you knew somebody was ill. You knew somebody was sick in university.
And you say, but how can we visit?
Now I will say if you had visited him, you found me there with him.
And so I'll say somebody was without clothes.
He was naked and he didn't give him clothes and
oh, I was naked and drinking another you will say how can we how can we close in all say, well, who knew half of your community in South Africa.
people you work with people you see in the roadway. You don't say brother come here. After a pair of shoes for you here or something? You will see the person walking with broken shoes with a sin within close in the heart of winter.
So yes, Ramadan is about taqwa. It's about Allah consciousness. It's about thinking about the world. It's about thinking what we do inside what we do outside.
And you know, Ramadan teach this Ramadan has taught me a very big lesson.
Because I was ill most of Ramadan. I had to be indoors because of my chest.
And I looked at all the things that I do in Ramadan.
When you're at home, you do a lot of stuff. You read the Koran, read Makita herbs,
do so many things that I always wanted to do without any pressure.
And I thought of all of this and I'm doing all this
all the high bar data.
What is the most precious thing that I've done in this month of Ramadan?
And what is that which I would like to carry over after Ramadan
Because every Ramadan you must think about something that you want to take it out because you know we read the Quran and after Ramadan well you know we read the Quran we don't read we always make salah
and I discovered that
the nafeesa salam had given to us what is called a family Salah families Sala I renamed the family salami Allah forgive me if I've committed this
but I named it family solid is the only Salah that involves your family. You know Salah you go to the masjid
Professor Salam said we must perform foreign Salah in the masjid.
We do perform tarawih salary
for this one Salah. That is called family Salah as Salah where you and your family can make that Salah together. In fact that is that is the only solo you make with your family.
Which you have to make with your family if you make it. Nobody else is involved.
is a no the prophets or salaams house was yours the masjid is his house. We set out of his house. We put his foot out by the door in imaginable way. We know there was a door
on the side yes the club and the member he was in the door of his house he stepped out the work on the member go into the metal.
Where did he belong? In the magic? No.
We performed it
in his house. Who did you wake up? I shall occupy his university with this otherwise is to wake up his wife.
Now Nafisa Salam said heinola
one thing I'd like to encourage you because that is also a Salah way
you know you're doing it for nobody sees you're doing it to get a five o'clock in the morning with three o'clock, four o'clock. Nobody needs to see you know you can
only you and your wife know she knows that you know maybe family is with you in the house new children
so it's a Salah we spend real real time we have quality time. Which means real time with Allah
you spend time not give time difference
you know when you go when you say I'm giving my time when you give time you want something in return
either your boss must pay you because you spending five six hours at work you giving your time to him.
But tags utilize where you spend time.
Now don't now go tomorrow morning get up at two o'clock in the morning in two to three o'clock. And then on Sunday morning forget now remember levy Salam said Allah loves things which are done a little bit always. So can I make to Allah scarcely
then in a man's sky We make fun in an anonymous time you make six.
But try and you know you always never bring our wife sometimes. Sometimes our some of our wives never see the inside of the magnet except when they find flat on the back.
And four people have to carry them in to the masjid.
And we never have time sometimes you know, there are some of us who are very spiritual, very pious. We make all our salads in the masjid. So good.
When you really spend time with your wife and your children
that is the time it allows that is a family Salah, Salah to touch and that's our last one line sucks the prophets Allah wamena layli first Jews Allahu wa sahbihi Leyland favela
la sala says at night that is the time when you spend with our last panel. So my last one the giving Charla May Allah accept all our fasting in the month of Ramadan may allows founder to accept atara way that we made may allows pontal accept this other card that we made all the features that we gave me allows handler except all the car that we gave me allows Fanta makers of those who will look inside
to malaria and foul man and voila by noon 11 Atala COVID sorry turn right alibi Ah look inside yourself
you know Ramadan is so beautiful you walk in the road you see a woman you look down
all these things he's in a Ramadan you go to KC and you walk
and you see a pretty woman you see something and you look away because you know you think it's Ramadan
you see what beautiful month is Han Allah you know what a beautiful month. Music I didn't look on either didn't affect me and I I feel so
Good because I didn't do anything which I'll also displeased with, you know, you suddenly see a beautiful new look. And then afterwards you say I shouldn't have looked you know, I saw something which I shouldn't have looked at. But now you don't look and you feel good about yourself
so that's another thing that we can we can extend to after Ramadan.
the sin of behavior after Ramadan, there's gonna be some sort of modesty of higher
modesty is part of your faith.
And I saw a clip the other day
a janazah in Australia was a mom was standing next to the grave. And he was saying you know, the men didn't come close the grave with the body was in the grave. And he gave a speech he gave a talk and he was saying you know, if this brother could only tell you
how much he would like to make one more sujood
this brother could only tell you
how much he would just like to give one thing masataka
if this brother could only tell you what it what it means to him to have said just one more super handle
alto we have this opportunity so may allow us financial give that we
we back here in Charlotte next year Ramadan.
And maybe not only and, you know,
difficult job your mom used to be a mom is a difficult job.
It's a difficult job because you look at your congregation in the people and you always think you know, I'd like to correct that. I like to correct that. I like to tell them this and I like to tell them that like I'm gonna tell tell telling you now, since I've been here before and now dress up for Juma and then I'll second maybe I should have
a van parked outside there was a lot of suits in return abayas and stuff you know, when you come here you can you know, look like gentlemen.
Because allows foreigners that is one thing we have to respect respect goes along with respect the space. This is a sacred space that we have.
And we have to respect this space you know, a lot of others gonna ask us and
the way we this is the is our attitude towards the space that we're in.
And it's a simple thing that you can do the Navy Sallam said you could have been so happy to see you both of you can, can go to every cafe, on the internet in Nicosia. Go go look at the verse on Juma dialogue in harmony with our new Jana salata Naomi Yama first Allah decree, ly was ruled by God look at the Tafseer of that verse. And there's a Hadith of the Prophet quotes a professor says
you have so much clothing count you have to have these mentioned two sets of clothing for
interchangeable but you just wait on a Friday
as part of the respect for the house of a loss
Why can you ask what's wrong you know Allah doesn't look at the way I look. Allah looks in my heart you know chef, you know and I will do it also and I'm anaesthesia myself so I'm not dirty. You know what is this thing about wearing a suit and wearing a tie and wearing a wearing a Jew bow wearing or whatever it is that we we should wear.
But what are you coming to do here? What is the most important activity when you come to the masjid?
The most important activity is to stand in the presence of who
have the power
to stand in the presence of a loved one.
When we stand here in these rows here, we don't standing, we standing in the presence of a law.
Like you're an RFI you stand in the presence of Allah, the Allies told you what to wait because Allah knew
try to leave waiting to these people. These are matters of mine that I created. They come with genes and all kinds of stuff on RF and techies and whatever you
so that we were transferred to the masjid
you stand in the presence of me pee at my place. I must smell nice. I must look nice. I'm a smile. Everything nice you know for allows.
You think Allah doesn't see it? schools Allah says
because what is the foundation of all that we do?
And what is your son and tabooed Allah Cana Katara for elanda contura
what is what is, what is a bar?
How to make a bar as if you can see Allah
for what does Allah say for Verily Allah looks at you and can see you
You stand you're looking at you
He's coming to me with a tracksuit pants
with a T shirt.
When he goes to work he puts on a suit and a tie he comes to me with the threats of pants and a T shirt.
I love chacun taraba in rural communities I'm looking at you 24 seven I'm looking at you
I'm looking at you
who was in at the combine the cola Masjid Allah says in the Quran command who do
put on your best clothes when you go to the masjid.
So two lessons today
when you come to the masjid
of allowes pantalla
come to the masjid every time you come like you'll come tomorrow morning
we put on ibase clothes and eat morning for what
Why? To show
buy Armani suit
or my new shoes that my daddy bought for me whatever.
If we sincere we will come every time we come to the Nigerian Armani suit.
Every time we come to the magic we look like like friends whatever it is.
So these are simple lessons is simplest
simple lessons for what end to end. Because if you raise a former cheat, you become conscious of Allah
Why am I dressing up? The wife will say to
you chasing up only going to the logic to smile and say but I'm going to stand in front I'm going to Allah
I'm going to stand in the presence of Allah
so the consciousness is there. But if you come in a T shirt in a jeans
you haven't even thought about online you just think I'm gonna make a salon
that's it turns around quickly into the salon.
So all these things create a consciousness of allows
in Ramadan we show a lot are inside no food in the stomach.
So, we should also show a loss.
So we are lost 100 and make us better than me. sasada when you look in the mirror, whenever you looked in the mirror, what did you say?
karma Santa's healthy.
Let me start when you look in the mirror, what did he say? He said, Allah just says You made me beautiful.
Make my character also beautiful. So to fix
Providence and just make my character beautiful. No, he said just as you made me beautiful.
Make my character so beautiful. So two things are together for a Muslim, the character and Willow talam salam aleikum wa rahmatullah.