Manazil as-Sa’ireen #36 – Chapter on Contentment

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AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the importance of acceptance and faith in Islam, rather than just seeking happiness and growth. They emphasize the need for acceptance and faith in one's life to achieve success and happiness, as it is crucial for achieving success. The importance of belief and acceptance in one's life is also emphasized, along with the need for a positive life and avoiding harmful consequences. The speakers stress the importance of finding the right response to a situation and not distracting from it, as it is crucial for achieving the desired outcome.
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So, today we have Weber river, river,

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Chapter of river

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or the station of riddle, contentment, where serene acceptance of us

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when we talk in detail about further, it's not just the acceptance of the decrease of a bus

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generally content with a loss of

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being generally pleased with the loss of

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not just the decrease of a loss

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and then we will talk about salatu salam general in

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the second session, we will talk about self confidence a lot

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of prayer fear and self doubt we will not finish that off. Today we will start because my chapters longer than most of the chapters, so, we will try to divide it out because the chapter on the fair fears is a short one. We can finish that one first and then embark on the

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next chapter which will be on Salah.

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So, the station of radar or Manzella forever for a chapter on contentment remember

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seven is sad calm

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via the

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mighty South Korea short soap so returned to your your will please have pleasing to Him. What is pleasing Leah with these lovely

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Leah pleasing to Him.

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Workplace so Allah subhanaw taala in this area

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talks about the reassurance reassurance or the tranquil mind now sometimes it's translated as tranquil and sometimes it's translated that such assured or reassured So, and

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naps is divided into the amount of soul and and

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and there are not completely distinct from each other

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on the commands evil lawanna reproaching. So, the one that blames you for your mistakes that corrects you that

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basically, is

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looking after your best interests and then I met some of mine houches naps that cycle that is scary. And basically this thing, you know, you could go through phases, where one of them overtakes the others inside of you, until you reach a phase where your losses becomes completely misaligned.

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And then as it is completely not mine, and it had ready suppressed

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last year, last year, he has the capacity and he said

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he must not leave any past to him for the resentful socket is the resentful one. The one who shows is so a lot about the very fast to him for the resentful because the last bite back to him not some

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of the 30 or so pleasing, and well please, please, please. So any Mom, I am comments on this and says that this is more about Nelson. Nelson Mandela is the one who has accepted who is invited

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to eternity in Paradise and might

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be with us for eternity in paradise. So the invitation is extended to

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when it comes to a basically

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the consequence of being invited because once you have invited to the target to paradise, then you will have complete contentment final content

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But the moment we tried to say that

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this is also a contingency

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condition for this invitation to be extended to you to have this lemma is also a condition for this invitation to be extended to insert vasanta plus worship to posit a two fold forever sharp composite and to hold forever which means, he may contentment allows for atomic content in a condition for the seeker shall deposit that condition for wanting to be a seeker of this path is to hold forever to enter into contentment, that is basically to enter into the station of

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the moment army is trying to say here that no one would be happy without this invitation extended to him until he is pleased with

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his content to align content with the decrees of Allah subhanaw taala and he's making it recognition. So he's probably siding with scholars who consider to be what

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and certainly there are certain forms of our web

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one of them has to be pleased with a lot as your board is one, but

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is not one thing rigor is an enormous station and realize you know, parts of Riga is essential for you to be even quote Muslim, but partial river is a quality that cannot be attained by the messengers and prophets and simply been the greatest of mankind, our robot may not be attainable by the ordinary muster may not be attainable even by most of the seniors

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that deliver the ultimate travel is not

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is not simple, it is not easy, has a CFO explain themselves.

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So, some data is scarcity and some of that data is well

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guess the means to acquire, what have been means grant some of the river SSP you can acquire that, and that the river that is where it is Caspi because along with not very good, so beyond its capacity. So, whenever I was mix wet about us, you could get to a certain level of gridlock by caste, by training by area, which is spiritual exercise, you could get to a certain level of rigor through caste training, acquisition, yoga, exercise, and so

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on and certainly you could get even more you can get even more than that

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you could get to level some of the most hardcore, you know recommended through cats

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and that requires a great deal of training and review the sub also until you get to those levels. But some of the river is what

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it is grant

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you about gives it

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the basically the ultimate the highest levels of dreadlock

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not casting you don't get to them through more training. But you will have to be granted those higher levels by Allah

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you see them through a loss of data because you can't just take some of that other disgusts me is even

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is open to you know Muslim or non Muslim. It sometimes Oh into believer or non believers it's just a matter of

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acceptance without hesitation acceptance without resentment of the case of Allah subhanaw taala or what your share of things in this study your share of goods and enjoyments in this dunya and that is ghastly disgusting even to non Muslims even to non believers, but you can acquire a certain level of contentment and a certain level of acceptance. But the highest levels of rigor will not be acquired except

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a grant

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them the chipset whatever this proof is Florida High School man Whoopie follow up. contentment is a name for this.

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seer compliance of the service by standing where they are place. So when I

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saw that I saw my Wolfie follow up, it means that wherever you are placed you stay there, you stay put wherever Allah subhanaw taala places, you do not seek to change your condition without his permission, and without his guidance layer Tammy somatotype.

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Well, what if he does not without seeking any advance or retreat? Well as Eagleman z them, when I asked them to have,

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and without seeking an increase or recourse or change of state, last up, they will have

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our elected officials will shut down the arm or the authority larger because of the beginning Stations of the path of the elites, and of the hardest ones on the commoners. And you can see that

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the puzzles are the elites, especially ones,

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the special seekers, seekers who have gone through enough or do our spiritual training and exercise to the point where

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they have separated themselves or themselves from the commoners, the massive public, the rest of us, us.

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so he's saying that, for

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us, it is the beginning stages, river is not the final stages, it's the beginning stages, you have to understand that you have to understand where he's coming from. And that is how you will have a better understanding of misclassifications and things of that nature. Sherif is is is always

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basically, that what dominates his thought is the concept is the fact of centralization. Like you know,

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so you cannot reach the final stages of any final phases of any station and final stages of any one of those of any condition or any state or any station, unless you know, your ego has completely passed away, which is, you know, his sort of concept of self validation, this concept of your ego needs to pass away completely. And then when your ego passes away, he's telling you that when your ego passes away, you will not have

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because you you're not there to have is that level, that third level is a bit of a bit of a pie just to be pleased with the pleasure of a boss.

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The concept of your ego passing away we didn't talk about this so many times, because the shift always comes back to we have to always come back to it because every time we may have people that are here for the first time, concepts of infinite infinite, you can consider that the sanction planet for that which is a complete conformity of you will do the will of Allah subhanaw taala, you will completely conforming to the will of Allah subhanaw taala until you desire, but which you desire.

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That is the sanction process of analysis of complete self calculation, existential self annihilation is not possible, because you will always be

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the creature and will always be the Creator. And there is always a difference between the original creator and you will always have a separate will. Because, if you will, is the will of Allah subhanaw taala then you're

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you're awkward, we're not part of the Divine. So, the existential sense, no, it

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is not possible, nor is it that the nor can anyone reach those loose feelings completely of itself, have no feelings of upset, but fanat where yourself passes away in a sense of you Your will is completely conforming to the loss of a pilot that you wish not desire him out, but without which he wishes and desires for you

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had to live through him for him by him.

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That is

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you know, living through him by him for him that is the next phase which has popped up.

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So you could consider for that to be a bridge to the pub.

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And that which is yourself passing away your ego passing away. You suppress your ego enough

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Your ego desires not but which he desires, desires, not that which he decreed for us. That is your brain. That is you're just, and you cross this just into a car, which is subsistence, it is to live by him,

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with him, for him to the biomass power Tyler, builder, Mama, Linda biofa with a law firm. And that is the ultimate exists that is the ultimate existence. That is the purpose of our creation. And that is the ultimate station, viola, with a bar for a muscle pinata. So when he starts here to deprive stations of Revlon, he will tell you that first remember is to be pleased with the lies you're

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wearing Is he coming from. And the second is to be pleased with his degrees, which is he considers this to be higher. And the third is to be pleased with the pleasure of a law, that is after yourself, your ego has completely passed away. So you're not there, you're not entitled, you're not every sceptical of pleasure or executive or anything, because you're basically not there, your will have vanished into the middle of

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that classification to be pleased with a lot. First, though,

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you could say that the amendment has appointed NGOs, and mostly they're

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talking about how this first level should be the highest level.

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But where are we is coming from is that you

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part of this level, this level overlaps all the other levels. If this level is not the first level, you basically transition from it to the second level to the last

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these overlaps all of the levels.

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But without being pleased with the loss,

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you have no, you have nothing. So you have to defeat at the start here, that not every believer is content with a decrease of us America. But at least every believer should be contented with what was going, right. So he's saying that this is the combination, this is where we have to start to be because otherwise you're bored. And then in the second level, he will talk about how some of the believers will be pleased with all of the decrees of Allah subhanaw taala will be pleased to go on to the Greeks. So when you say that this is

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like an additional, you know, it is the higher level of the map. It's not the basic level at the basic level.

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But the amount, okay, we'll come back and say, the being pleased with the Lordship of Allah subhanaw taala entails being pleased, decrees and exceeds that as well. Because it is being It is also being pleased without loss of

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pleasure, without contentment with a loss of data as sufficient for you, as your

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Lord, sufficient to.

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Anyway, you get the point of everyone. Why, why is there this agreement, because these levels are not distinct from each other. It is not the transition from one to the other. You're seven, the first station while you are dealing with a second or you are trading in the second station. And when you move to the third station, you're still on the first station.

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So how do we sit down

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and pick up the four of us he said a shopaholic is the hardest it is the hardest Stations of the commoners because the commenters, you know, they are the commoners that the public, it is very hard for them to be pleased with things that are beyond their comprehension, or with things that are,

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you know,

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counter to their desires counter to their appetites, you know, because most of the public use their authentic of self, not the rational self or their emotional self, that philosophical division of the cells. But most of the public use the appetitive self, to determine what they like and what they don't like, you know, most of the people like sugar in order regardless of what it is that

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most of the people use the methods of sales to determine what they like and what they don't like. So and it's very hard for the people

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To have this station or whatever, because they are inclined to using the tentative so

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many would say that was a good article.

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The first several is a little on

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what to do?

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Whatever affects the river, the river, the commoners, the public

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millenia, which is being pleased with Allah as the Lord.

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What a soft port or a vanity meadow and resembling the worship of anything else resenting the worship of anything.

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Whenever I put what I have is that, and this is the pole for the hedge for the axis of escape the pole of the middle of Islam, meaning the access of Islam or the hinge of Islam, Islam hinges on this river,

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the middle of a slab will not work, if there is no, you know, the mill and the mill

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How will you

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have you ever seen something like this, if you did not see it, consider this, to me, the hinge of is that hinges on this

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purifies from the major ship

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tissue, and it is validated by three conditions, and you put

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the lights on lot of things to the server. Well, I will share a bit about z, and that is

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that he is almost glorified to him, most deserving of glorification.

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But he is the most deserving of his obedience,

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basically, hobbies, and our best politics supported by Mr.

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Mohammed and solonius. In order to even have the face to face Memorial,

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as your work

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or content with the laws of Florida

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is profit and police services be over the summer 1607 as its profit, there is that is the first step and it is the final.

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It is the first and it is the fight.

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There are degrees of being contented with the loss of

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messenger and

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the, you know, the basic level of this content is your pass into Islam. You don't get you don't get like in Mormonism, without some acceptance of allies. You're, you're you're born you're you're worthy of worship Muhammad as the messenger and Islam as your D, you don't get invited to intercept without some level of acceptance and contentment of this.

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But then, are we all equal in accepting? Or

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are we all equal in acknowledging and accepting that we will be a

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part of this is accepting

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part of a business accepting the commands of Allah, part of this is committing to the surface of the worship of Allah? Are we all equal? We're not equal. Therefore, that very definition, that's very fair first phase when extended into the second and the third, and it entails them and it is the most important and it is the highest at the same time to be pleased with allies you adore Hamas, messenger and Islam as your the. So this is the first level

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and once you have this

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once you have this river

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you will be granted the river from us.

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you're not gonna last

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and executive

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whoever does righteousness.

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We're a male or female executive woman. While he is a believer, he or she is a believer.

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a felon, he will have some favor. We would grant them a good life.

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Have a good life.

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When I was younger, no matter who we are,

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and we will correct them, or convince them that you weren't according to the best out there, these coordinates the best of their deeds, so that half a year, but that's sweet like that good life

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is basically guaranteed to people who do righteousness while in the State of Belief. And that is particularly difficult for people to understand. Because many for many people they don't feel they feel that their life is full of struggle and hardship. There are many people that are having problems with their spouses all the time. You know, their car breaks down every other day.

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They are not making enough money.

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Or they feel that their violin solo struggled. So how could it be true that they're having a good life, it depends on how much acceptance, how much they are

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allowed to

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a property manual just face the event. It does not mean that you will face the full sweetness of a man. It is the happiness of others. When other prophets Allah talks about what

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are the

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three things three qualities whoever has them, but have the sweetness of faith, Monrovia, is a mecca

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have a lady

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for a lot of his messenger to be more beloved to one than anything else than anything else.

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That includes any other desire any other which now that you love about his messenger more than any other person,

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you have in mind his messenger more than any other thing to the love of his messenger more than whatever wishes you have.

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desires, your favorite ally is messenger over any desires that you may have.

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Similar to love, instead of

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only for the sake of

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it go back into this belief as much as one needs to be thrown into the fire.

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From the basic acceptance of allows your Lord to bind His Messenger being more beloved to you than anything else. wealth, health, any experiment,

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any area, any accomplishment in life, you will not favor anything over a while because messenger was lots of demands of you have as messengers. So

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from here to there is basically the story of your life. That is the distance that you will need to cover. After you have accepted the newborn baby worthy of worship. The point where love becomes the most loving thing to you, more beloved than anything else. That's the story of your life. That's what I am sort of

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on the second

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half of the year, but whoever does righteous righteousness, whether male or female, you

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wire the believer, while he is or she is up to the earth, we would give them a good life, life worth living a life with live.

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And we were convinced in order for them to the best of what they have done.

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It goes on all over the spectrum.

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Because someone who accepted the Lord, someone who acceptable as his or

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the basic acceptance of alliances, or this applies to men to some extent, because they it is righteous and accept the law as your goal and you have some faith. But I think it would not be fair to treat this person like the person who reached the end of the path.

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And for him, Allah and His Messenger are more beloved to him than anything else than anyone else. And then anything gets a huge distance. Apply this area to this one and apply it to that one and you will see the difference between by year by year.

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There has to be a difference between here

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and what makes it part of first understandable so it is that we think Ohio per year but is a life full of fun and pleasure and enjoyment and external goods like health and wealth and beauty.

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That's not a happy

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According to the many, but it is not a power play by according to the waves. And it is not only about, you know, it's not about me preaching to you, or trying to get you to think something that does not make sense. Even the philosophers,

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even as the most influential philosopher in the history,

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most influential considered the most influential philosopher.

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But, you know, before

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Aristotle, professor or teacher, they define you them in a unit, in Greek means a life with a life worth living, or translated sometimes as human flourishing, human fulfilled, they define you may only as a life of verse,

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according to Aristotle, it is a life of seeking the golden mean, a life of seeking the growth of being which is the virtue that is between the vices, of excess and

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For us civil society, you know, it was a all versions are in writing committed, courage is right in the middle, between, you know, being irresponsible and reckless, have been empowered, you know,

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at all versions are right in the middle

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of life, in pursuit of that growth in me right in the middle, the first one between the two vices is buying the finish of

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the good life, life or living a life when it is not a life that is full of fun and pleasure, and you know, health, wealth and beauty and all of the external goods, that is not in life would that correlate to the wise, that is not a good place to have it.

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But it is a life of pursuing that version between the two vices a lot, for us instance, for us Muslims.

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It comes through Allah. So for the philosophers, this life will let you know that life is seeking or pursuing the first show between devices, in and of itself, isn't healthy for you. But for us, we always go back to the first cause, we always go back to the Creator, because there is nothing that is inherently good or bad or beneficial or harmful. without oxygen.

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There is nothing that has right or power, infamous habit or POA without it. So even the pursuit of virtue is not sufficient to give you the good life without, but he made the pursuit of verschil sufficient to give you a good life. He's seven sort of Manami lasagna, exactly, no one set for a moment,

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or half of the you, whoever was righteousness with our male or female, while I believe while he's a believer, we will give him that good life for the philosophers, you know. So,

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you have the sacrament. So it is just the difference between between us and the philosophers is that we are saying, Yes, we have realized the virtue of the good life, by the, you know, buy through a lot. And we're adding something to it that this life reversal has to be put on a foundation of what?

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Well, he's a believer, in order for you to reach complete human fulfillment and flourishing. You don't have to base that life of virtue on a foundation of beliefs. And the philosophers can relate to this, they understand epistemic responsibility, and they understand the importance of belief as a foundation, or the importance of, you know, the rational thought as a foundation of action. So we believe that it is a life of virtue based on the foundation of belief. And then we believe that this isn't inherently capable of granting you the good life.

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But Allah will grant us through it a good life, but it is granted it is there. And if you if you don't understand it, go back and sort of go back like a verse or two before this two verses before it starts. You know what I'm surrounded

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by tropical mango bonobo, what are the other

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startups do versus before going outside that was righteousness whether male or female started

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Before this, you will understand from the complex that this is not about beauty. You know, have fun, enjoy having fun.

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This is about life contentment, you will be able to sit with yourself and see your accomplishment and sort of be pleased with your accomplishment or achievement might be pleased with having recognized your board, having known your Lord, having served your board, who made you who created you. So if you go back to versus the for the first one

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and do not do not trade, the covenant of law for a cheap price, do not sell the covenant of Allah for a cheap price in America value, hydroelectric

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power, whatever what has is better for you, if, you know, whatever Allah has is better for you, if you're you know, so this is not a life of fun and pleasure. He said, You hold on to the competent regardless of what happens, regardless of the sea or suffering.

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You know, because holding on to the covenant will give you eventually the good life, what else

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and don't trade the covenant of Allah for a cheap price. And then the next day, Allah, Allah said, My mama and Baba

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Yaga Yaga Yaga manga can be unfun. Whatever you possess, whatever you have here, whenever, when will one be depleted, or Mind Body about and whatever I has,

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is that is everlasting. So compare what you have to what he has, he's telling you don't sell, you know, the eternal, or the infinite for the Fae, the one semi eternal, for the temporary, and the bear for the mind like that, what are the most about what's wrong,

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and we will reward a little somebody who we were convinced the patient wants their reward, according to the best of their deeds, we're talking about what patience, perseverance, endurance, and then he said that second nouns,

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the animal health, whatever those righteousness with our male or female live, he or she is a believer, we would get granted a good life, if you go back to the CFO syba for to you know, go back to the context, you know, and the, the precedent or the preceding verses, you will find that we're talking about

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facts from the one that people may say that this is what we're talking about finding our way enjoy our experiment good. No, we were talking about the happiness that you would have inside, regardless of the external goods. Regardless of the external, you know, experience, your external experience is the contentment that you have inside, regardless of the external experience experience. And this is not something only preachers say, you know, even this book, like I said, the philosophy some of the philosophers go to the extreme the spikes go to the extreme of saying that it is with complete disregard to the experimenters displace believers with complete disregard of the experiment. And

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they believe that life through pain, a graceful endurance of faith is a life worth it. Because the life force is a life of achievement, accomplishment, the life that you're

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living, should be proud of the one who lived this life should be proud of me say regardless of the circles, but you know what something is now, you know, it's not as hard or isn't everything the Prophet recognized, but some things are, you know, awesome happens, some things are causes of happiness. He said for instance, that

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there are four things that are parts or ingredients to one's happiness or the cause happiness, causes of confidence and he mentioned you know, the good sells, so, you mentioned that the good neighbor and mention spacious utilitarian

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residence or house and he also talked about the market in any society, how

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what market would and he

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will tell us

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So, and he also So, spouse, good neighbor, spacious house,

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good mouth, good car. So, he recognizes that these things are

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They make you happy. And if you don't have them, happiness could help you also be content with the last half of the, but keep in mind, compared to that which a lighthouse for you and the year after, this is like the light of the candle

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next to the light of the sun, you just compare eternity you compare eternity and infinite to finite

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transient existence. So, yes, these things are good, but put the candle next to the sun.

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What What do you see about in that very example, as also another example of the concept of fear that

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we do exist, you know, but but put the candle next to the sun.

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And even when it comes to finance, when we talk about the creator and the creation, that very example of the candle, and the sun is just to make it sort of possible for us to comprehend, but it is an inappropriate one, because the candle and the sun are both creatures of what was created, or comparing two creatures. But that comparison is not appropriate. You know, it's just for us for our understanding. But when you can compare the creature to the Creator, that is a completely different thing. But put them in, you know, put the candle next

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to the assignment, see if the length of the candidate will be of any significance.

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So, whoever has this level of river

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whoever is pleased to Elias is Lord with Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam His Messenger is the will have

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you they want to

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go back and read

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that he said the next level, and here's

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why we're equally in acabo de la mosaddek.

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Second level increase of last minute with a decrease in the last

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year, being pleased with the decrease of a law

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will be available lot of air at kunzea. This is the level that is mentioned in the revelation, but equally frequently cover. This means to be content with all of the destiny destinies and decrees or destinies that he decree

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will have them at the Masonic source, it is the beginning stations on the path of the elites

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were several Misaki Shara and it will be validated by three conditions. Okay, so the main thing is to lower the decrees of Allah. This is included in the first one. This is VMP Slovakian, please watch out as your board meeting would mean that you have to be pleased with a decrease in a lot. We will need a few hours to talk about this because we have a better acceptance of serene, tranquil, graceful, graceful acceptance of the decrees of a boss.

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We need some time talking about remember three things you will never be able to resist this decrease, past present or future you will never be able to resist.

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What you're trying to do when you take precautions and engage the process is trying to work within the space that he gave. You know, and you're trying to work as he orbit. So

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your that is what you're trying to do. Like, I'm just doing my best. No one went well. That's what you know is very limited. And that what you're looking for, that's where that's where you're looking forward tour. That's

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what you're seeking may be bad for you. And once you decrease, you may be good for you.

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And knowing quite well that whatever degree befalls you. With acceptance, you will be able to mitigate most of the harmful consequences of that degree.

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Once you have accepted the degree, you're mitigating the worst of consequences, which is for that degree, to

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erode your email or to diminish your email. Once you have accepted the degree you have relegated the worst of consequences. You're comfortable that you're safe. Now, once you have accepted this degree, it does not mean that you will not work

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to mitigate other harmful consequences of that degree. It just means that your acceptance already scared you the worst

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have consequences, basically to lose faith. And

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so if we just understand these concepts, you will never be able to resist. So be accepting that he cannot resist,

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work, use the causes, take your precautions, do your best knowing that I am doing all of this with me, you know my capacity, according to my limited knowledge. But whatever works for me, I will be happy with what he chooses,

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or contends with what he chooses for me. Why did he say, Well, how about our Masonic puzzles? And this is it is at the beginning Stations of the elites. Why is this in the beginning stages?

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He is not, he's not saying that the people at the end of this path would not have this. But it is a requirement to begin the path, you know, you have this is like a requirement to start for this purpose can start the walk on this path without having this require.

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And like I said, you know, he reserves that but the final phase or the final stage for people who are almost not there to be a pleasure.

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He then says that this is validated when he shut up. And it's validated by three conditions to describe and highlight

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the evenness of all situations and the size of the circle, the evenness of all situations and the size of the service.

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The evenness of all situations means that when it comes to the doing of a loss of power, power, all things are even worse Chevrolet say even it's not attributed to you. Yes, from your from your angle, they will not look even and they may not and they will not see even and it is fine that they do not leave. However deep inside you this is the problem of evil thought this theodicy problem with your believing that this evil that you're seeing from your angle within the master plan of Allah subhanaw taala is not evil at all, because evil is not attributed to

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it is evil to you.

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without creating a please without creating a man without creating RCM ta would have lost many of the attributes of the last part I have manifested like the attributes of justice, like the attributes of mercy, like the attribute of being that being the most forgiving, would we have been able, what we have been able to exhibit main forms of our body are servitude to Allah subhanaw taala, like Taliban like striving, like resisting, like, tomorrow.

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But there is a difference, looking at the action from a lot of them. And from your end, he's saying you have a harder time than are when all things are all things are equal in the sight of the servant or the evenness of all situations and the size of the service from applies and how things will be equal, right from your end, they may not be equal and they may not equal and that does not hurt your status. So the last part of that deal, the pain of suffering, we are not detached from humanity. Because, you know, like he cannot walk through, you know,

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basically the pediatric world and Sloan Kettering and pretending that you're not seeing any suffering prevented all those kids with cancer, are talking about cancer.

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You know, you pretend that this is just like seeing kids playing in the backyard.

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We pretended that all of this is equal to their side, this is equal from a closet, because eventually eventually the whole train is going to a good place and eventually in the master plan of Allah subhanaw taala justice will be established and mercy, when

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basic mercy will supersede everything else almost mercy will supersede everything else from your end, but is not equal. And it is fine to not equal and it should not be equal.

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Because if from your end these things are equal then you have no arms. If the profit

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you know, when when the prophet SAW his grandson by

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Sunday, or when his own son died, look at, you know, trying to imagine, or see that image of the practice of law seven businesses, right he is the son.

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He's basically in the moments of death and the prophet SAW

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his son in his that, and he would hold them next to his chest, and he would kiss him, you know, and he has a memorable was basically the smell, you know, to get, you know, to get the touch and to smell them before

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before burying them. And then you know, the Sahaba around.

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And they they, they see the tears coming down from the eyes of the prophets of Salaam and they wonder what is this and when the Prophet Solomon says no, I know that

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in a different Africa

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die, basically the use of the art, seventh and or the heart when

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or gets, and we are saddened by your departure by being separated from your coffee.

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Now, this is the most disgraceful river, you know, but because the prophets have said what, what an Apollo 11 whatever it may have been, and we say that but that which is pleasing to our Lord, we say now that which is pleasing to our Lord, that image is the most beautiful image, it is much, much more beautiful and graceful than many out for instance laughing when his son died, to show acceptance of the degree of allowance.

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The profits reaction is the perfect image. It is the most perfect human condition. It is to react in this way, he did not do this only for his son. He did this for his companions. Even this many times when he visited south of Nova and Southern Oregon the outfit that the prophet SAW said between us and sunrise quite sick. And the families of South Alabama were quite distressed by the sickness and the profit started to weep

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you know, sympathy this he was sympathizing with the family of some of the family and his friends.

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Because they are they are in distress. When the prophet SAW said I'm visiting the grave of his mother who is not Muslim. He

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is he cried and he made everyone around them

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That is the graceful, most beautiful form of acceptance of the decrease in the last five years still have an artist you know, sympathize with human suffering and human condition.

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But you're you're not attributing any evil

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because you know that in his master plan

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it evil is not attributed to him.

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Evil is relative from our perspective, but from the end from a loss and there is no evil that would ever be attributed to him and part of the plan. It's like the carpet that we talked about, you know the hand and the carpet

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the AMP cannot see the design of the car begins with limited

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knowledge and limited sight

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okay. So, this

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even is about situations in the sight of the servant You know, this means you need it means from the end of us. But it also means that at your level, you will you will have the right response, the appropriate response, never displeasing to a boss.

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But this but whatever before you will not distract you because the with more training and more

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spiritual training every hour all the events that take place in dystonia will not harm you will not harm your demand will become less and less significant will become smaller and smaller at your site. So that is why the profits of the Law Center after the very

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low I will be he just

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whatever keep him from you know his obligations in series and towards the last part

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and advice for

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mothers trapped. So that is what what it means to be even then he said was supposed to be vodka, cessation and over cetacean with recreation, cessation of all disputation with the creations. So, for the consumer

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because to be free, so, the best thing is

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that you will compete with your potential, you will not compete against people, you will just compete with your potential and that is fine competing with people also as a parallel competition, it is not basically an intersecting sort of like, like you have to bring them down. No, it is parallel competition like the competition with was between I'll be back in an

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era of competition.

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And there will be no disputation except for the sake of a loss. But this does not mean that you do not claim your rights, but because this is part of the diverse society also is when rights are granted to their rightful owners, as part of establishing your righteous society. If people stopped claiming their rights and people come, people walk all over them, you know, pirates walk all over them is going to create a very

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bad society.

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For everyone, not for the individual, but for everyone. And then he said, Well, philosophers have and remnants from the mythic and markedness demanding and luggage philosophy.

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You should never stop seeking allows him You should never stop seeking a loss.

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You should never stop supplicating to Allah or invoking alpha alpha. However,

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Miss Ella from other than Allah subhanaw taala is certainly an insult to the Miss Ella from other girls America is an insult to really cut in half or guardedness is, is two parts to continue to repeat the door is fine. doggedness is the sedative it is to, you know, to hasten to be

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sort of

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Russia last time, yes, Russia

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was complete serenity, complete serenity. And notice that no rushing I am I still think that this is good for me. He's granted to me.

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Pretty decent, it is fine, as long as you're not crushing the last

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largeness that is predictable. And then

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the third is satisfy a lot for a lot to the left see some fun with a neighbor of ours who are attracted to a user with

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a dog that satisfy everybody to a certain level is basically when your ego passed away where there is no contentment or resentment because there is no you.

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It has been pleased with the last pleasure so that servant is no more seeing any personal entitlement to pleasure or displeasure, which motivates him or her to abandon the pursuit of control, you do not want to be in control anymore, because you're

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gonna be in control, you're gonna seek in control, and what ruins our lives and our relationships and our institutions and our team certain work and everything is that we're always wanting to be in control because we always say that we know what is best. Hi know what is best for domestic. I know what is best for my community. I know what is best for the family, I know what is best for the company. I know.

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You know what is best and you say you trust yourself so much. You're happy with yourself so much you're so arrogant your soldiers like whenever people say bad words, but that is then you want to control because like you see, and sometimes this is also mixed with, you know, pseudo piety and the sort of

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thinking of superiority of the demonstrators and be as knowledgeable of the crew. So I want to control now. Yes, do your best then your means act upon your knowledge, you know, but don't be too proud.

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Understand your organization understand the conditions of your knowledge, even if you are hungry.

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You know anything short of the process of suffering

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You may just be, you know, be humble enough to recognize that you made a mistake even if you are lucky

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or something which you are not.

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And then try to give up choice. Give up choice does not mean that you do not make choices

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to give up choice when it comes to the commands and prohibitions of a choice complete. That is where our last

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minute is a couple one more

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question appropriate for anybody, man or woman, when alarm decreases after that they have a choice afterwards? What

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does this reveal about, you know, what marriage You know, wanting to marry someone asked

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you to marry someone and you did not want to. This is what the web is about. So this is a decree of religious freedom. This is imperative, I must order you to do something when you have no choice. But when it comes to the decrees of Allah subhanaw taala, universal decrees of

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the Prophet told us that he was adamant

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that which means that you will plan, strategize, try to do

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be keen on seeking what is benefit for you how he felt

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supported by Muslim.

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So, a moment of

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strong believers more or less valid than the weak one. And this is not just strength and belief, it is strength in general. So we're talking about the dounia here.

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be keen on seeking them which is a benefit for you, it means that you will have a car, but this car is not when it comes to

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when it comes to

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you comply with Bank of America, you do you try to do your best

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to make the best choices, but then, you know delegate the final outcome to a loss

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but it's not nice and drop all of his or her discernments when even if they were led into the fire, we've talked about this

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So in the interest of finally we'll go back and address it because it will take too long.

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But like I said,

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be keen on seeking that which is best for you.

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And then acceptable loss gives you