The Quran Has It All #20 Food & Waste

Haifaa Younis

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The speaker discusses the boundaries and limits of Islam, including the way in which individuals and groups should eat and drink. They also mention the importance of avoiding wasteful behavior and making deeds and charity for the future. The speaker emphasizes the need for everyone to make a part of their actions and actions to benefit from the blessings of Islam.

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One of the enjoyment

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of this life

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and something we do every single day is

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we eat and drink.

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Is that in the Quran?

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Did Allah say do it? Did Allah say

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don't do it? Is there boundaries?

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There is limits.

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And the answer, as you all expecting,

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the answer is yes.

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It's amazing.

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It came as an order in the Quran.

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One of the ways it came when Allah

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talked about food, he talked about it that

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do it.

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Believers, you and me,

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eat.

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Eat from the pure, beautiful,

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nice

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food.

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You,

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and be grateful to Allah if you were

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really

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among those who worship Allah.

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And then he give us in the same

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verse, next one is what is don't do?

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What is don't eat?

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He really made the following haram, and he

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used the word haram, al mayta the dudu

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had done the blood. And he goes on

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this with the exception if you have to

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do it as

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a necessity.

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Also,

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the order didn't come only to the believers.

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He said,

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People eat what is on this earth halal,

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pure and lawful, and don't follow

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the footsteps of the shaitan in food, in

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eating.

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And Allah also says, faqulu mimma fil'arudi

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halalamtayeba.

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Also eat from what's on this earth.

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So the order is there. So when I

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eat

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and when I drink and when we do

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that, we're actually obeying Allah.

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Now the limit comes in, the boundaries.

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Children of Adam.

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Dress beautifully. Beautify yourself when you go to

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the Masjid.

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Same thing. Order. Eat and drink. Now the

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boundaries.

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Don't waste.

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And then he put something beautiful.

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We talked about love.

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If you want Allah to love you, don't

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waste.

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And what is waste? Meaning you do things,

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eat more than what you need.

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Or you eat to the point where it

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is harmful.

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Or you do things in general

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where it is wasteful and it is showing

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off,

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or

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when it is

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or when it does pass the boundary

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of the halal.

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So here I am when I am eating

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at home alone. I'm eating with the family,

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or I am invited, and I am with

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people.

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When I put my food in my plate,

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I need to remember the following. SubhanAllah.

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When I am eating, I'm obeying Allah's.

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And if my meaning is to obey Allah,

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if I remember to put an intention,

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then this will become an act of worship,

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and Allah will reward me. Number 2, when

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I'm putting in that plate and I'm looking

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at what's in that plate and I am

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saying, are you going to be able to

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eat all that? And in my mind coming,

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that's not pleasing to Allah. That's an act

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of worship.

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I remember a very famous

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hadith to Rasul, alaihis salaam, and he said,

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This was related by the Imam al Tirmidhi.

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He said, enough for the son of Adam,

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a bite, let's

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that will keep him going so you don't

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feel you're too hungry, you can't move or

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think.

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And if you have to eat, right, if

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you have to eat, then the 1 third,

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the 1 third, the 1 third. Now,

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And this is was narrated by Ibn Abid

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Dunia. The people

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who eat to full satiation,

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they will be the people who are really

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hungry on the day of judgment.

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So when I stop at the level at

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the point where I wanna eat more, I

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remember I wanna be from the people who

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will be fed and enjoy

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on the day of judgment. And look at

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Saeed Naomar, what he said about food and

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drink, and he earned even living in luxury.

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He said, by Allah, if I want,

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I would have dressed the softest thing and

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I would have ate the best food and

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I would have lived the highest level of

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luxury. But I remembered a verse in the

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Koran. Allah said,

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Allah said,

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Allah remind us that you have enjoyed everything

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in this life,

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so there isn't much left in the akhir.

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So when we look at everything, we need

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the balance,

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the balance in everything.

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Awas

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created us as an Umma Wasat. We're a

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nation in the middle.

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Always be in the middle. Don't do the

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2 extreme.

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And when you come to wastefulness,

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remember, Allah doesn't love them. The second thing

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which also occurs in the Koran,

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Those who waste, waste time, waste food, waste

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energy, waste

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resources. They are the brothers of the shaitan.

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Do I want to be a brother of

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a shaitan or a sister of a shaitan?

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The answer is no. So let's all, especially

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in this blessed month,

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let us let us all make a part

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of our Ibadah, part of our acts of

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worship beside

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salah and the fasting and the Quran and

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all the good deeds and the charity. Let's

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make part of our

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is that we are not going to waste,

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and we're going to eat the way that

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pleases Allah with the intention that this is

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going to get me closer to Allah.

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May Allah

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always make us from those who are grateful

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for all the blessings that Allah had bestowed

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us.

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us.