Me After Ramadan – What’s Changed?

Haifaa Younis


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Bismillah your man you're walking

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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah. While they are early he was such a busy woman who Allah Lama LUMINARIUM founder on fine Habima alumina in a custom Yan would you withdraw? Amen? Yeah. Oh to become an enemy lionpaw I'll be like shocked when I've seen radish. What do you smoke or umbrella to Zocalo whenever there is Hadith, Anna will have an amulet Ankara inika internal hub of the strategy Saudi us Sully Emery Watlow the timber listen you have power calmly hamdulillah Lillahi Rabbil aalameen Welcome back. Just like Kamala here for joining us. It's Tuesday night program. It's seven o'clock in the central part of the United States. It's day nine of Shawwal

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SubhanAllah. Last Monday, the awaited guest the honorable guests left us SubhanAllah. In fact, actually last Sunday night.

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And Pamela Herbert Alameen. And as a last pantalla said, articulate young widow widow have been a nurse. And these are the days that we turn them over between people.

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So not that long. When we were talking about the awaited guest, how are we going to be doing it? How are you ready? What did you prepare for it as panela? The dialer, Whoa, it's a blink of an eye and every year it's the same panel.

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Every year, it's the same every year. From along comes in and you say oh I have a whole month. And then I'm gonna do this and I'm gonna do that. And then La ilaha illallah next thing is Allahu Akbar. Tech can be too late as we say Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar analysing the aid. So Hamdu lillahi rabbil aalameen hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen. The first thing I will say to everyone what sidenote Brahim said the dua of se ne Rahim when he and his son were building the Kaaba or a banana or Ballymena in a contest Simeone were to Ballina in a catheter well Rahim your Allah accept from us the company Mina

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whatever we did, the little we did or the alot we did the struggle we went to through the joy we had the peace we felt the beauty in the connection with the Quran that beautiful salah the struggle the hunger, the lack of sleep all tackable Mina your Allah accept from us and everybody needs to say Amin

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because we don't know. We know for sure. Allah is all merciful. On loss Patara is Rahim on why dude is merciful is why dude is loving. He does things so we love him. So a new way Subhana know way. That's all what we want to throw

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in Ramadan, the struggle,

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and he didn't accept but still, if so, you'd never know him and his son building the Kaaba, the most honorable, beloved, the house of Allah and they are doing it for Allah they still said Renata Coburn Mina so the first thing after Ramadan is keep saying this, your locks of Thomas even if it was a little as the brothers have said no use of when they came to him when they came to the Azizi when they came say they use of it and they said we're gonna be with it Moosejaw and we came with a cheap things to sell. So even if you're Allah, what I did was not my aspiration without what I hoped not what I planned. But Allah is Rahim and Eliza food and Allah that one good deed TimesTen so in our

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Beta Kappa Mina in number one Robin at Aqaba, Mina in Ntaganda, Semia already you here and you know, you hear us asking for this dua and asking for your love and mercy and Kabul Mina in Atlanta, SME Bellarine. SME all hearing Anil Allium all known you know, we did our best we tried. Maybe sometimes we failed. We were weak, but we tried. We did not underestimate Ramadan. I don't think so. Every Muslim at least the one I met. Everybody was looking for Omaha. doing their best they had plans I do this I do that wherever small or big. Taco Bell Minaya Allah Ya Allah accept from us and

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Then number two what to Ballina in the counter to wobble right your Allah accept our repentance? What does that mean?

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Whatever I did that that definitely Allah does not benefit you that definitely I could have done more definitely I promised I'll do more your Allah accepted and forgive me. This is what Abraham said with his son after they're built as they are building the cabin were to Ballina accept our repentance, two meanings for Ramadan

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in Ramadan, whatever shortcomings I did your love please forgive me and accept my repentance and whatever wouldn't need I did that was not as good as I wanted it to be whether it's my salah whether it's my CRM, whether it's my solder or my charity, whether it is whatever else good I did, I was hoping I'll do better your work to value the fact that I do this. I do this and I'm talking to Allah in this way. What do you think you won't do? So the first state, the first state, I need to be you and you, you and me, us, all of you who are listening to me and wherever you want, and welcome England and welcome from Pakistan and Malaysia and Indonesia, and from Atlanta and from St. Louis.

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Wherever it's all the Villa de la it's all the cities and towns of Allah subhanaw taala it's all his Earth.

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First thing my state will be, I'm going to keep begging Allah to accept from me.

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And I'm going to acknowledge I did not do my best, but I tried my best, and maybe I can do better later on. So that's number one, my head, my state after Ramadan is my dua continue my dua my supplication continue and the first thing I want from Allah is to accept

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your A, B and O not only accept and reward me and forgive me. It's a love relationship. I always remind everybody and myself number one, let's move our relationship with Allah's pantile from a relationship of fear and he's gonna punish me and I may go to the hellfire and all this to our relationship of love.

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Of Love. I love him. I'm doing this because I love him I want to please him I want to I want to give him he deserved it Subhan Allah so this is number one your Allah accept from me. Number two in the DUA, your Allah and we shot law I'm sure many of you have done that is that not do not make it the last Ramadan. Do not make it the last one Melania Allah Angel Halina Yeoman Hadid, what is the man as a man and Medina? Y'all Allah could bring it back again and again many years to come in many times to come. Don't make it to the last one your Allah, your OB me. Three, which is the most important thing. Question everybody has to ask himself or herself. And myself. Number one, where am

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I now?

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From the same person I was 10 days ago.

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I'm the same person, you are the same person. Wherever you live, whatever you do. A mother, a father, a daughter, parents.

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A single

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many children. One child, I work I don't work. I worked very hard, long hours with the same person nothing changed. Nothing changed the same circumstances.

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When I 10 days ago,

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like a week from last Friday, a week from this

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last Saturday when I was in my relationship with a loss pantalla

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personal relationship in my act of devotion,

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in my salah in my Siyang in my 200 Nights Salah in my relationship with the Quran, in my charity in my feelings. Where was I?

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And now, where am I? It's only 10 days.

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Only 10 days. Where am I? Or as we say, How are you doing after Ramadan?

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That's the question. Nobody has to ask anybody rather me asking me

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and you asking you where are you?

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In one of the best ways I personally think is right down. What did you do

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in Ramadan? Let's let's say the last 10 nights on regular basis. Everybody fasted unless there is a reason you didn't fast. So there was fasting

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and there was sada there was extra prayers. There was Salah on time,

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there was Quran

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I was up all night, specially 2729 25/23. And the night they completed the Quran on the same person, same circumstances, same everything. So the question key for handle key key for Hallo CO are you after a loved one?

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How are you? That's the first question everybody needs to ask, how are you after a Mullah? No.

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Third, so the first is Doha. And you are and you are in supplication. supplication has a lot to accept. Second, a moment of reflection,

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a pause,

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a moment of thinking,

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Where am I, after Ramadan? In my relationship with Allah, in my relationship with the Quran? In my relationship with the salah everything I was doing a normal one, what am I now? I was 100% Now I am zero, I was 100 I'm still 100 reliant, so that everyone, everyone is different. But that's the analysis. You know, in real life, in this world,

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in medicine,

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when we have a case was very complicated, tough, no complications, but it was near. Normally what we do, we do something called debriefing. Meaning after the case, the whole team comes in and says how did we do with this emergency? Did we do well? We will not do well and why didn't we do well? Or how come we did well? Whatever it is. That's what we need now. Deeply debriefing?

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Debriefing meaning how did I do in Ramadan? And where am I now?

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what did I learn from Ramadan?

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What did I learn from my mother?

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So all this hunger, all this long nights of standing up all this reading the Quran and all this struggle, and those all this stack of sleep all what we went through?

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What did I learn? What did I get out of it? Not with Allah hamdulillah hamdulillah be Allah. I always say this. I am so grateful. Allah has my Lord, because I know there is no injustice is going to happen to me when I had a little rabuka I had your Lord does not incur any injustice on anyone.

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But what is it me? Me? With me? Me with dunya What did I benefit from Ramadan for my life?

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What did I benefit from from Ramadan for my love? So

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I go again to what I did and where am I

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is Sanata Fajr in the masjid is gone.

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Is the night Salah is going

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is the reading at least one page of the Quran or one use of the Quran is gone already 10 Days

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Fasting at all? Nothing. No six social one. I didn't start no Monday. No Thursday.

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I need to analyze on Al Hamdulillah. I'm still not exactly like Ramadan, but I'm struggling. I'm doing reflection is the most important thing. Analyze debrief. How come I was able to get up at three o'clock and do it 100 The answer is you always hear it from yourself and people say well it's Ramadan okay.

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But Ramadan is a month

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of Ramadan is a month, it is me.

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And this is the answer should be so I push the devil and my neffs to the side. If I can do it in Ramadan. I can do it now.

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If I can do it in Ramadan, meaning Allah helped me and facilitated for me in Ramadan. He is the same Allah and He will facilitate and make it easy for me

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is they always remind us, especially when I was studying, they always reminded us

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the lord of Ramadan, or Abu Ramadan is the same Lord of Shabbat. Is the same rubbish are banned or rubbish or will Allah the Lord, the God of Ramadan is the same God offshore world is the same

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He's there.

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So reflect,

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analyze, where am I? How is my, how's my situation right now, the quicker you do that

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the easier to catch up.

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The quicker you do that the easier to catch up because the longer we are regressing, the harder to move forward. So I wasn't the frontline in Ramadan in my relationship with Allah with the Quran or the Salah with the fasting. And as the eighth comes in, I'm back. I'm in the fifth, I'm in the sixth. Now, if I catch up myself, and I'm in the third row, and I'm going to say, hey, let's stop, let's move forward. It would be much easier. So definitely, definitely.

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Let's do that reflect next, my head.

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Allah subhanaw taala. In surah tonale. He said, a verse now is the bee's knees at the end of solitude. Again, I don't recall the number of the idea but he said one at a call you can Latina although the OSLA member the Overton and Katha

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it's a parable of the Quran. And he's saying to the believers, you and me, don't be like this woman who literally knit Naka she was knitting, knitting, knitting, knitting, knitting, working hard and beautiful. And then she comes in, and then she, um, do it. And katha, you know, if you've ever knit and then you end up and you always have to be careful at the end because if you lose the thread it will all open up. And Allah is saying Don't do like this woman worked very hard

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or worked very hard

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to do this. And then at one moment, she or she let it go. And then it went. Latta Kunal Coletti, Nakata de Raza mean by the coating and Carta. And then Allah is talking about the Luna Imani from the Harlem bein.

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I need to be vigilant, whatever I collected in Ramadan, whatever I collected in Ramadan, I want to keep it i emitted it Allah help to me. I needed to stay. Don't let it go. You have to talk to yourself and absolutely talk to Allah to give you the strength. But talk to yourself you did it. You were able to do it in Ramadan, why not? Now? Why not now so later Kuhn can let you know about the Hustla as I am thinking of my deeds in Ramadan, I need to be very grateful to Allah. The concept of Shaka gratefulness. Why is that? Because Allah subhanho wa Taala said that in Surat Ibrahim, in a very famous line as say the Musa was talking to his people. And he said, what is the outcome? Let in

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Shackleton, that is even what I think of Otto in other words Russia did and your Lord had decreed. If you are grateful, I'll give you more water in cafardo. And if you are ungrateful, in other vilasa read, my punishment of Allah is Severe.

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What is this has to do with Ramadan.

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As I am reflecting,

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and analyzing and looking at my deed, whatever I did,

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the first thing I should see your ally Nikhil hunt, your umbilical hound. You helped me. You made it happen. I was able to be up for the 200 in the last 10 nights, I was able to do tarawih I was able to go to the mosque I was able to do Tarawa in my house, I was able to fast

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in spite of all the challenges, I mean, people were working students were actually having exams, you made it to Ruby, you help me to control my tongue. I was able not to say things disobey Allah, I stopped smoking in Ramadan, people does magics in Ramadan.

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I need to be grateful to Allah subhanaw taala is a shocker tool as either Naka because if I am grateful to Allah, your umbilical ham you made me do it. He will give me more and what is the more he will give me more of what he gave me in Ramadan. And I will not be like the one who

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untied or unwind her knitting. So the concept of Shaka

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what do I need to do? Practically? What do I need to do? So I am not like this woman who knit

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on it.

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And then she unwind

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concept of time.

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Time. If you look at Ramadan, one of the most beautiful thing of the so many beauty of Ramadan, one of the most beautiful thing in Ramadan is the concept of time organized schedule

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eight or 730 or 630 Wherever wherever you are in the world my horrible was at that time

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there was no food before that there was no waste of time eating in that before that and then when the food comes in, you're so vigilant about the time because there's something called the Isha and then I have to go to the masjid or I have to do my tarawih then you're so vigilant about I need to stick in a forest so I can't sleep for eight or 10 or 12 hours Yeah, I need to measure my sleep because I need to get up for two for Fajr

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concept of time

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my hand after Ramadan I was so organized with my time in Ramadan that's number one you have to take with you after number one

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concept of Schuco concept of reflection but the concept of time management as they call it these days concept of time

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things that I did it in Ramadan and took me off duniya five minutes I will do it five minutes after Ramadan breakfast usually sometimes for those people meal in general, let's say me because some people are not breakfast people or some people are kneel in Ramadan in general especially the morning one we didn't spend hours we didn't have time because fetcher 1020 minutes 30 minutes that and I was fine. I ate Alhamdulillah I'm not hungry that concept needs to continue with me that's what I learned from Ramadan

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I learned

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that's my time for food and I did it for 30 days took 30 minutes 45 minutes whatever it took

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Ramadan after Ramadan I'll do the same

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I will do the same then I am not wasting time one of the biggest problem we all face

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please excuse me

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is that we think that needs to take 10 minutes 20 minutes we spent hours doing it

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so I timed myself and I one of the any mind blowing ideas for me in Ramadan is the time of Iftar and I'm sure you all all

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have noticed this

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like we all have the following Monday we had the day to add the water whatever you're making a football and we're looking at the watch

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and it is for example let's say the fall was 730 and two 729 And I didn't eat I've absolutely I can eat just one minute Who Cares law it's not meant to be it what did it Ramadan taught me the value of time and stick to the proper time

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this needs to come with me

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this needs absolutely to come with me. I can say I have so much time we didn't have that and Ramadan we barely were catching the time in Ramadan and that's what I need to do. Maybe less tense not as intense as Ramadan but it's not absolutely nothing like Ramadan nothing as if Ramadan came I left and took everything else with him. No

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time don't waste our time.

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Don't waste your time.

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Time is one of the things a lot will ask us about

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while Shabaab whoo hoo hola Omar all female now as our SWAT as auto center is going to ask us Allah What did you do with the time I gave you? What did you do with the years I gave you?

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What did you do with it minutes I gave you and the days and the months time.

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Time yourself and there is a reason Subhanallah the that low

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another concept

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again because of our busy life and running we don't pay attention to it. Is that sight out a specific time

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and the most beloved one of the most beloved the two of us pantalla is Salah on Thai.

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A solitude Yakutia Salah is on time

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so time concept in Ramadan

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On is the same time concept outside

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time what you do, some of us maybe all of you have you timed how long tarawih took I'm sure you all did. Wow. We have been standing in sauna for two hours, sometimes a three

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or even half an hour which is impossible for me before Ramadan Subhan Allah but I was able to do it in Ramadan

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tell yourself you did it in Ramadan you can do it after Ramadan don't unwind and tie your what unit in Ramadan

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practical point time keep your Salah long

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keep your Salah longer than what's your norm before Ramadan

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the two minutes on the five minutes Salah, the Salah, I don't know what I read the salah my brain was everywhere. And you nobody can focus 100% Your lawmakers may Allah is capable of everything. But prolong your Salah, keep it longer,

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which sign out and I can't say Federer or Asha because everybody is different. Which salah of the day and night you are at your best energy

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do longer. And I specifically said longer not only more but longer. Because the longer I stand in front of Allah, it is hard for me. It's not easy, we're not used to it. I'm in taraweeh because the imam is reading and everybody is with me so I get this energy. But when I am alone in the house, it's not always easy.

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It's not always easy.

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I need to do this and I highly recommend

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especially if you don't know a lot of the Quran, everybody is different in the Torah had extra you do after Russia after murder whatever again before Lahore after the how often the Quran and put specific amount of pages in front of you,

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in front of you and say in each worker, I'm going to do I'm gonna read one page. I'm gonna read two pages, whatever you can, but definitely longer than what you normally do. And in Africa, you can read from the Quran. So read something you have not you don't normally read what this will do to me, remember, don't unwind, I want to do what I didn't know move on to continue with me do it. I don't have an imam every day to do Tarawa for me the whole year. That's not what Allah decreed unwanted.

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But he loves to see me standing long in Salah.

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And this is what I need to tell myself, if I was able to do it. If I was able to do with Ramadan, I can pick once on a minimum, minimum. If you can do more hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen some people for them Asha is the easiest one. As some of them Asha is the hardest one again, it depends on your situation. So sada now,

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so everything we're going to do and don't take your time, don't waste it and calculate your time. All the successful people. All the successful people.

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If you talk to them and I'm talking about people successful in dunya

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they tell you number one, they are so organized and they are time conscious. Time conscious. That's what you need. Time conscious.

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Now I come to I did I did. Sada

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on time,

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if you live close to a masjid. absolutely make sure you go at least one if you live close and you have the ability to go all of them hide from Allah here. But keep the connection with the Masjid. Keep the connection with the masjid it is so painful. And sometimes I say to myself, What is the last saying when on the night of the 29 when the hutzpah of the Quran?

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There was it depends on the size of the Masjid 500 to 600 or 1000s millions in the Haram millions.

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And the next day

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Aisha salah, first day of aid little Kabila Allah Maha Darko. So you glorify Allah for what he guided you to do. And there is only one role. Where are they? What happened to them? They're the same people. It's the same me is the same you

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Where did you go?

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Is the lord of Ramadan disappeared? Hasha Subhana did he tell me don't do it anymore? No, is the same Allah. I was not worshiping Ramadan. I was worshipping Him Subhana and he's still there

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as as

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the famous line Subhan Allah. And just a reminder, we're not a soiree salatu salam died.

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Now you can imagine how painful this was to the Ummah, to the companions to the people of Medina, to the Muslim nation and Oma.

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Anyone people could not believe it. And what people rejected including Satan, Alma, was whoever gonna say Muhammad, mad.

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Whosoever will say Muhammad died, I'm going to chop his head. Now, say Neville Bucher came in the faith.

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And he said the famous line whomsoever was worshipping Muhammad, phenom Muhammad khidmat. Also ever was worshipping Muhammad Ali saw to Sarah, Muhammad died

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on that kind of Abdullah law, that in Allah how you lay them out. And whosoever worship Allah worshipped Allah, worshiping Allah, Allah is Ever Living, hey, lay mode does not die. That's when I need to tell myself, the Lord, the law that I worshiped. I cried to it. I cried to him. I asked him, I begged him, he gave me his the same Allah of the first day of aid, and the nine of Chawan and their hedger and December, and November and the same.

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So who were you worshiping? Of course, I was worshipping Allah. Then keep worshiping. Why did you stop?

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You don't need anything anymore.

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All the doors I asked him happened immediately. All the love and the covenants I said I'll do for you. Yeah, Allah happened within nine days. Allah escapable most probably not yet. Why did you stop?

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What happened? This is the question I have to ask myself. What happened?

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It's the days it's the month or it's the Lord Subhana Allah Subhana. So the Lord Allah is the same Allah

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another concept

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reflect and see

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in Ramadan in Ramadan

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majority of people

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majority of people the amount of sins they did

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if they did was way less than what they did before Ramadan

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before and you talk to I talk to people you talk to people and you will tell you I was watching this No, no, no, not in Ramadan. I don't do that. And not necessarily haram but things that is superfluous things that waste time I was doing this before Ramadan, I stopped in Ramadan. Why?

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Wasting time I could do more I want to please Allah, then the same thing.

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sins, stay away. Everybody and myself and I'm talking to myself number one, stay away, stay away from the

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slash close to sin, actions and circumstances because we will get weak and when and when we will get weak. We will fail.

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So anything that you stopped in Ramadan,

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Don't do it.

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Or lost or there. This is how you keep talking to yourself. Allah still there. The one I cried to he still there. The one I asked he stood there. The one I fasted for. He's still there. That when I stood up for three hours, during my time, dude, I enjoyed every moment of it. He stood there.

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Stay away from circumstances, stay away from conditions from people

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who will pull you down.

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Who will pull you down, meaning they will pull you on I say down down to this life away from him.

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Again, keep reminding yourself if you were able to do it

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Mr. Milan, he helped you he stood there. And if he sees you and me want to be the same person of Ramadan he will do it. But I need to take the first step

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I need to take the first step one of the most beautiful Hadith. And all the Hadith Saraswati saw to sound beautiful, but this one is, is defined and helped me understand how do I come close to Allah subhanaw taala and this is what he said, or Swahili this hadith could see. And he said, part of the Hadith

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Madhava Robert Lee Abdi be che in Hebei, Liam and Matata hottie, nothing will bring my servant close to me

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more than what I made obligation, think of Ramadan, more than when I made obligation. This is the first thing I need to stay connected with Allah, I need to stay to keep this relationship I had with Allah subhanaw taala forced to stop what obligations you didn't run in Ramadan, keep doing it. Fasting or it's not an obligation will come to the next so I don't have to fight because it's not an obligation. But the salah on time on told my tongue,

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the charity, the zakah or the obligation the first thing Allah wants from me to keep the relationship with Him Subhana is what he told me do and don't this is what I wanted to focus on that don't don't back bite, you didn't back bite and Ramadan don't back bite after that. It's the same Allah and I want to keep the relationship and that's something he doesn't like that's a sin and this is not something he loved.

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Then I want to feel I want to continue to feel what I felt in the nights of Ramadan, the 27th the 15 whatever the night what I want to feel when I was reading the Quran, something changed in me what was it? And that's the second part of the Hadith. While I as Allah Abdi Yetta caribou era year benowa Phil

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and why servant continued to to get closer to me How Ya Allah, I did all the obligations. I did what you want me to do and I stayed away from what you don't want me to do. What else I need to do your Allah. Ah benowa Feel the optional.

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See the word optional extras. I don't have to do it. It's optional. It's my choice. It's your choice. But you want to get close to Allah.

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You want to get close to Allah. Listen to the rest of the Hadith.

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What is no Abdi it's a horrible idea, but no awful Hatter or Heba till that human being will keep doing the extras, reach a point and look to the point

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till Allah Santana loves that person.

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And what is the sign? And by the way,

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the sign of loving Allah is another tip gives you everything you want, or that he gives you all what what in this life and money and wealth and power and children. That's not a sign not necessarily could be but not necessarily. So what is the sign y'all Allah that you will love me? Ah, fade that back to

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when I love him.

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Imagine this. Imagine the creator of this universe with all these millions and billions of people. He looks at you.

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And you say, Yeah, Muhammad, yeah. Surah affolter Uma, whatever your name is. I love you. Hey, y'all, Allah.

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Ya Allah.

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And what is the sign? Uh huh. fade back to

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fate you there.

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When I love him,

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what is the site going to summer holiday? Yes, Maui. I become his heating.

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Control. Simola Yes, Maui. Avasarala, the University and his eyesight.

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And in another version, where the whole city optician will have in their hand that he used and the leg that he walks and two signs.

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What did I sell any law Alton?

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If I asked him, I will give him if he asked me. The servant asked me, I'll give him

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well let me start any Lowry. Then if he or she seeks refuge in Me. I'll give them the refuge.

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I'll give them the refuge.

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So what does it mean Allah becomes my healing. I can't listen to this obedience. I can't

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and I know

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Quality of Service. I can't look at how long it's not that I want and I'm struggling I just can't anymore because he's protecting me Subhana and everything I do with my hand is what pleases Him. And every place I go, it's what pleases Him. How do I reach that?

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By the extras, this is what we did the Ramadan. This is what we did in Ramadan. Think of your you in Ramadan. Other than the fasting and the the obligation five day salah, everything else we did is optional. tarawih is optional. reading Quran is optional. The amount of reading of Quran is optional. Extra Salawat is optional. Charity is optional, right? These are not obligated react, but I did it. And I love doing it. And I was enjoying it. I reached a point where I established the relationship with Allah. I can say about myself, maybe maybe you can that I reached the point where Allah loved me. Your OB I mean, I can say it, but the point I'm definitely closer, much closer to

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him. For sure. What kept me going for 30 days or starving

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for 30 days up in the night, for 30 days minimum sleep, what kept me going, because every struggle Subhana I am going through and putting it for him. He brings me closer.

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And when he brings me closer, he makes me stronger.

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And he protects me. And there's so many ways of the HIV law protection of Allah. He removes the sins He removes the possibility of me singing away make it more difficult Subhanallah Subhanallah he makes me don't like it anymore. Don't like it anymore. It's like people who smoke and when they stopped smoking and as I asked my patients that's like what's happened since I don't like it anymore Doctor years. Ah

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that it's much easier.

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The extra is optional.

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What I need to keep doing after Ramadan to bring the Ramadan with me throughout the whole year. What did I do extra? What did I do in Ramadan? I fast?

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Make sure fast. Make sure you fast

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extra masala Ramadan. What about who said to me Chawan. Okay, no masama data, as he said that he saw to

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also have a fasted Ramadan, followed by six days of Shawwal as if he or she fasted the whole year. Why is that? 30 days from Allah plus six, that's 36 times 10 every good deed is times 10 360.

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So number one fasting I have to say to Allah, your OB three days a month

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can I do more? Your Allah please make it easy. I want to be the same person before Ramadan. I'm sorry, I want to be the same person I wasn't gonna model

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that means I still need to do the same thing. So number one, fasting.

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Six of Shaohua you can make them one day after the other you can divide them you can make them Monday and Thursday you choose but make the resolve. And it's so interesting. When I hear me singing, it's so difficult to fast. And then I have to respond to me and saying you just finished 30 days three zero when I speak to my non Muslim friends, they cannot even comprehend the concept. What 30 days

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14 hours 16 hours and no food no drink nothing. I said no. And if you listen to them and I'm sure majority of you have heard this I'll die and I always laugh with my non Muslim friends and I was like hey,

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I have been doing it since I was 10 years old and here I am I'm still alive Alhamdulillah

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so here I am. I was able to do it 30 days Can't I do six

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don't underestimate your ability. This is how I will say to myself and to you and Allah who would help me make dua as you do is all you made Ramadan your Allah make it easy. Your OB please just give me these six days. You gave me 30 Please give me six. What is six for Allah

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conference call created the whole universe. Six days, your Wednesday and Thursday. If you start Monday, this coming Monday, if you start this coming Thursday, you will do six days.

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Or you can do it continuous one after whatever it is, I'm going to do it only in the weekend because it's really difficult for me at work or vice versa. I'll do it at work we can I can, it doesn't matter. Turn to Him and talk to yourself. And like you talk to your child. When your child says I can I can. I can go tomorrow to school and you say yeah, you can give income all year. What's gonna happen tomorrow, why tomorrow is different.

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So fasting, remember, optional extras, I have to keep the extras. Otherwise I'm going to go back to square one. That's the norm in everything in exercise. If you keep exercising, exercising, you will keep the momentum and you will keep the fitness. You stop exercising and you go downward and lower and lower and lower.

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Center we've talked about it

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Keep the optional Salah

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keep the optional Salah took AutoCAD before Fajr

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four or two before the whole, two or four after the whole depends which one

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to after mob. Two after Ayesha

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hydroactive. As they say, that's the one that he did it all the time. And he decided to set up only when he was traveling. He didn't do it. And what are

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we all 30 days, stood up,

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put our hand raised our hands up and says you're alive. You're alive. We're crying and the DUA was 10 or 15 minutes and we are enjoying if I did it, then I can do it. I can because he will help me. It's not because I'm strong luck. He will help me because he knows I want to keep the relationship. I want to keep feeling what I felt in Ramadan. I want to be the same person who I am who I was in Ramadan. I love me in Ramadan. If you want to say this word, I love how I carried myself how I handled myself how I dealt with the people around me. I want to continue to keep going keep doing what you were doing in Ramadan

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extra sauna

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and put it non negotiable. Don't you let yourself one time

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not do it. Because it's your progress. You will regress and Exactly. Yes. May Allah reward you Yes. May Allah help us I can do it. I always say this to Allah. Allah I can do it at all. Qualifying sandaled if a human being is very weak, I can do this Jambi unless Inayat al Madani la Javiera Amity unless Allah subhanho wa Taala

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engulf me with his Rama but I always say and when Allah once he sees me struggling to get close to him and he leaves me We do this to each other, but not him. Subhanallah not a row. Not a Rahim not Allah dude. And yes, Allahu Allah Salla la magia Otto Salah wanted to Allah has an A Salah either shift to Santa

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as the DUA I always do say it. Yeah Allah nothing is easy, but what do you make easy, nothing is easy.

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Accept what you make easy and you will make sorrow

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is easier. So here you go. Here you go. Take it with you what you did keep doing the charity.

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There is still poor people in Chihuahua, the same poor people who are in Ramadan, constant, constant, even $1, one rial, one pound, whatever is your currency. Don't belittle it. Now you have to learn how to come then model fisheye as RSRS autosurf said Don't belittle any good deed, even if and this is the Hadith that you will smile in the face of your sister or the brothers in the face of your brother.

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Keep doing the good deeds. And last but not the least Subhanallah the time is flying

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what you didn't do in Ramadan

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of sins. Don't do it after Ramadan.

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Again, it's the same Allah into the same yield.

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If you were able not to do it in Ramadan, you can do it.

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You can keep not doing it after Ramadan.

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You didn't watch this. You didn't have a Netflix you didn't do that. It doesn't matter. Then you still can do it. Keep the momentum. Keep the momentum in the house.

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Encourage your family to faster

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Gather let's renew Ramadan days. Monday let's all get together for break the fast remember that let's all go to the masjid for Asia, the same momentum and Allah subhanho wa Taala as another Hadith What's the meaning of when he sees me? Walking to him? He comes running Subhana and how does unlock comes running? That's when he makes the acts of worship easier for me, y'all be me, your law your career yeah here we are Are you a solo can be Coonley is when Horlock submitter between aphasic or unserved or vikita Our attempt to who hadn't even started to be here in Moravia, InDeck your ally as you with every name, that you named yourself, that you taught any of the, your creation, this name,

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you put it

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in your book, or you kept it with the knowledge of unseen of yours, and this dua is eternal Quran Arabia, Kobe, make Quran the spring of my heart, you are be me because that was one of the key factors in Ramadan. The relationship with the Quran keeper to Allah you're lucky

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with joola hammy and the Quran is a mean to remove my worries and sorrow with a harbor has any what the harbor has any removed that your Allah you ought to be facilitate. keep us strong. Your Allah keep us a strong yo en la what you gave us an Ramadan please keep giving it to us. Your Allah maybe we're not as grateful as what we should be. But in Nicola for all right? You're all forgiving. You're all merciful. Your nbme is Aquila Subhana, Allah whom will be handing a shadow Allah is a stockbroker or a tool boutique solo I see them hang on to it, he was hybrid steamin Kathira we are in sha Allah starting this coming Sunday

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in to continue the atmosphere from Milan. And to continue the momentum. We're doing a four weeks course of purification of the heart Subhan Allah and you have the information here, the link is here. And I think there is a registration, the earlybird Hamdulillah, the purified heart, and the registration will end the early bird tonight. So if you are

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evil, please join us it will be online it will be recorded also and the recording will be you can watch it anytime you want afterward. That's number one. Number two. Next week from next week in sha Allah, we're going to have with Ian Hammond, and on site for this Tuesday night program will be in California. They Rama center in Lake Forest in California. It's a suburb of Orange County. So if you are there, we'd love to see you and then what we are going to be doing for an eight weeks inshallah and of course it will be online also seen and the timing will be a little bit later, we'll put the flyer and we'll share it on our agenda Institute website and on our mailing list. If you are not

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with us on the mailing list of Gen Institute, please do so you will get informed of all these things. The it's an eight weeks

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eight weeks course is about what are the obstacles in my path to Allah? What are these obstacles and I chose eight of those obstacles that hinder my path to Allah subhanho wa Taala does Alchemilla coherent May Allah reward you? Inshallah, we'll see you all next week. Salaam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh BarakAllahu li