Manāzil as-Sa’irīn #69 – Chapter on Anxiety

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The speakers discuss various aspects of the spiritual state, including anxiety, sleep, and belief in God. They emphasize the importance of character and avoiding suffering from anxiety, as well as the use of words like "anymore" and "any more" to describe emotions and actions. The speakers also touch on the natural and technical nature of beliefs and experiences, the importance of balance between spirituality and technicality, and the need for forgiveness and embracing one's own values. They also discuss the potential benefits of a treatment for dyslexia and how it can help people achieve their goals.

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A lot earlier so

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I'm about to proceed solid they will have bubble collapse the chapter on anxiety and

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we will have the chapter on settlements so

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first and how do we recommend a lotta seven his book that I said in

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chapter of anxiety verbal color or the station of anxiety

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which is the station number 64. And we are here in the section of the states

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meaning the inner spiritual states.

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We started by Al muhabba We started by Hubbard.

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Now, she

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said here, as usual he begins or

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with you know, in every chapter he begins with,

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quoting an ayah from the Quran.

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He could hear a verse from the Quran where Allah subhanaw taala relates for Musa alayhis salam. He's saying go out into a lake or a billet or the Palazzo della hockey and and Mousavi said Ahmad into la curabitur, the, Allah Almighty said relating for Musa alayhis salam and I hasten to you, My Lord, that You be pleased. And I hasten to you, My Lord, that he be pleased. So Allah subhanaw taala was telling him now that I can't come.

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You know, why have you come before your people the agreement is to bring your people here, why is it that you came and your people have not come with you?

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They are coming after me.

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And I hasten to my Lord.

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it that eagerness

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is what caused the moon sir.

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And to not accompany them

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as of the meeting

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or not basically stay in company, the reach the destination or the designated place of the meeting with Allah subhanaw taala.

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And that's appropriate.

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He was he was he, he was impatient to basically stay in the company of his people.

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What color is about that's what anxiety is about.

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We talked about health. We talked about

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we talked about

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hope there's love. And then Elijah is the protectiveness. The protectiveness of the beloved and the protectiveness of your relationship with a beloved

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protectiveness of the beloved means protectiveness of the sanctity of the beloved and is longing or yearning. And then comes color. People who are yearning people are longing for something they may exhibit.

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If your life you're yearning for someone who's Hopsin for mother is

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her absent child.

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She may start to exhibit manifestations of anxiety.

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So it isn't unexpected after the chapter of itself to have a chapter of a product. That's why she said here Alcoa, Puerto Rico shall PBS POTUS sub,

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sub. And anxiety refers to the staring of a shell the stirring of that longing, that yearning, the feeling of yearning,

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by relinquishing patience by relinquishing patience, so you're not holding on to patients anymore. You just can't hold on to patients anymore. Just like masala he said. He was too impatient to wait or not wait to stay in the company of his people

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or to go at the pace of his people. He wanted to get ahead. He wanted to get faster to the place of meeting with his Lord.

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So that's that his product

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And then the she said we have an athletic director and it is of three levels

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of data to rule upon upon you by you.

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While you're above it will follow. While you will as these will mount. The first level is an anxiety that makes the character difficult

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clauses of tightness makes the character difficult it makes you know,

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and then worry about how to make the people dislikable.

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And then the third one way to remote and makes the notion of death the light, delightful or pleasing

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makes this pleasing?

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Well, someone I see, you know, you have smiles

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because it is expected and who would want that?

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And isn't that the image of the religious person who's uptight and just difficult,

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also hateful.

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And at the end nihilist, he wants to die.

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So, that's someone who's uptight and

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basically hateful

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and nihilist.

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Now, it's not, not necessarily depends on how we understand it.

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But to some extent, this is

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what you have to understand is that we're talking here about states that people go through,

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they are not the final states.

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And they are not the only states. They could be temporary by other states. They could be tempered by other states. They could also be bridges to other states that are higher.

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So, but are these states real? Yes, they already. So where does this come from? Where would someone have like where would religiosity cause someone to have uptightness to have to be difficult, not easygoing. First of all, what what have we been instructed by Allah subhanaw taala and His messenger

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to be difficult, be going to be uptight or to be forgiving, pardoning. And you know,

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we have you know, licensed a one ask Peloponnese personal photo the profits of the

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laser say on as part of filmyzilla and Munhoz Nicola, there is nothing heavier in one scale than good character. Isn't that what the profits on Samsung, there is nothing heavier at one scale than good care character, Max, maximum a surgeon has no clue

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what will be you know, cause more than than the largest number of people to enter Paradise, or what is the greatest cause for people

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to enter paradise? He said personal quote of good character. And if we keep on talking about you know, the prophets of Sodom said about personal political you will not end but also the easygoing pneus isn't that something that the last panel wanted of us isn't didn't the profits or some say I have a larger and some honey, some honey the starter some honey Kava, some honey, that's America that easygoing this may Allah have mercy on someone who is easygoing when he buys when he sells when he you know,

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pays his debts off? Or makes a

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payment on

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and, you know, listen to the prophets of Salaam say that Asuka GFP cassava, your smile in the face of your brother is a charity. So we're talking about someone who's easygoing has good character and smiley and so on. That is what that's the instruction. That's the divine instruction. That's the prophetic instruction. That's what a lion His Messenger wanted the verse and required of us. Yep, this state does happen.

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And it happens to many people at different phases of their, you know, religious commitment or their journey. their spiritual journey, it happens to people at different phases of their spiritual journey. And it happens to people because of different reasons. That uptightness that uptightness First of all, I just would like to alert you to a fact that

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niceness is not the only value the niceness is not the only quality that is desirable. There are other qualities that are desirable as well. Can you imagine marrying someone husband who is only nice,

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but nothing else,

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you know, so there is no commitment, there is no integrity, there is no truthfulness, there is no honest, you could be nice. And this artist, you know, you're just always nice, you know,

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not committed, you know, there are so many other values, but it seems that in our times, there is so much emphasis on niceness and lack of emphasis on the other qualities that are just as important if not even more important. So, I would take you know, integrity, compassion,

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truthfulness, you know,

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I would do them at a higher level

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than niceness. And it has to do also with a change of values, like a higher level of abstraction.

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niceness is, is basically a matter of

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placing a lot of value on freedom versus justice. You know, in the past, the highest value was justice. In religious traditions, the highest value seems to have been justice.

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Also, traditional societies, the higher value seem to have been justice.

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But nowadays, it's about freedom, and your freedom to do whatever you want. And then the expectation is that, you know, everybody will continue to be nice to everybody, regardless of who's doing what.

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And niceness is not a bad quality.

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And certainly, prudence is extremely important. Even if you want to command good and forbid evil, you have to be prudent about it and you have to be reasonable and sensible and so on. But niceness is not the only value. It's not the only quality. So that uptight religious person Why is he uptight? Or why see uptight?

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Well, it could be natural disposition.

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It could be also the upbringing and circumstances.

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And at an early phase, have an early version of all we have to the first division here is that we have to say that it could be perceived it could be real, we're talking about the real, we're not talking about the perceived, because perceived

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to be you know, some people, you know, they have, for instance, if they have measured as FIBA For instance, if they, if they're sitting together, and backbiting or gossiping, if someone is not comfortable in their presence, if someone will start to say, well, let's not talk about people, or let's just like mind our own business, if you simply say that you will be perceived as someone who's not agreeable, because as you know, it's like, every time you just like ruin the party. So it's pleasant doesn't seem to be don't seem to be agreeable.

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So that's perceived, and that perceived, we don't have to worry about this, because you're not really like you can't really,

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basically meet people's expectations in this regard. They've their expectations are sub ethical or unethical. So you're not going to be able to worry about that. But what about the real uptightness

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you're going to put up makes the character difficult or makes causes uptightness a lot about the real uptightness like I said,

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that the different phases

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in the in an early phase of religiosity of religious commitment, what causes the uptightness many things. One thing that causes the uptightness is natural disposition. You know, I I am just, you know, usually like this, you know,

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the other thing is upbringing and circumstances and that is why we have to be also tolerant and forgiving. When we encounter someone who's uptight, this he may be he may be in the beginning of his journey. And it may be that this is his natural disposition and circumstances. This is the upbringing circumstances, different cultures, people will have different

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Sort of ways of dealing with others. And

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so you also have to be forgiving, forgiving and and wait and you know, pray for them and hope that one time that they'll improve.

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And this uptightness will start to sort of

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vanish or

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The other thing that causes this uptightness is a misconstrued understanding of their religion or, you know, like, sort of, you're becoming more religiously committed, but your understanding of the religion is wrong.

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your understanding of religiosity or piety is mistaken.

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Or you have sort of misplaced emphasis on legality and technicality versus spirituality and morality. And it is important to say that we have to have a balance, it is not like we're going to neglect legality, we're going to neglect haraam. And Helen, you know, what is so what kind of religious commitment is this if you're going to neglect the commands and prohibitions and the sanctity of God and the sacred, you know, bounds of God? Certainly not we're not talking about this, but a balance between all of the above, you know, spirituality morality and legality, technicality depends on what you mean by technicality, technicality if he means if you mean the catalogue, which

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is hyper technicality, then you want to basically not have any of that with if you want technicality in the in the sense of being

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sort of conscious of what is correct and what is incorrect that certainly that is a level of technicality that is desirable, but not at the expense is at the expense of you know, the other important aspects of the deen spirituality and morality and so on. So it could be basically that they're just starting their journey, where whenever we start, you know, our journey to Allah subhanaw taala and become more religiously committed, it depends on where we're coming from,

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you know, we could be coming from the middle of the quagmire

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have every evil. And we may, you know, we may have put in a lot of effort to come to the point that we are at now, but you're not recognizing my effort, because you have not seen where I came from.

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Right? Here, I could have covered a lot more distance than you, because I was raised in a certain way, or I have a certain natural disposition that I have been fighting against. And I have made a lot of progress. You're not recognizing my progress, allies recognizing my progress. That's why you have to be tolerant and forgiving, because you don't know where they're coming from.

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But that is none of that. And this is for us to be more tolerant and forgiving. But none of that is what the shift the talk is talking about here the shift was talking about the one who is really religious, really committed, have the proper understanding. But it is that it is he's uptight, you know, his uptightness is caused by his this interest in what the people do has higher standards, he has a higher code of standards.

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And therefore, whatever people will be doing, even if it is not Haram, it will be somewhat suboptimal. As you know, if not South Africa, but at least suboptimal Filipina would

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frivolous, you know, you know, things would look to the you know, like nonsensical.

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You know, we remember the video games last night talking about, you know,

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things, so that would cause some uptightness. This uptightness will then be countered by what? The Divine instruction.

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It is a feeling that you have you really, you're really disinterested, you're just like really not comfortable in the environment. You're not comfortable with your surroundings, it is present, but it will be tempered by the diviner structure or poorly noisy hustler. When I speak. I have to remember what Nancy has done, you know, speak good to people or, you know, make sure that your speech is

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So akula Nancy has literally speak to people

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I have to remember this

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even even with the enemies have to remember when at the summit has taught us the probability X availability vena cava animada to 10. Now, what do you mean you know, good and evil are not equal repel that which is even by that which is better, not just what that which is good that which is best? Awesome phaser, lovey bareknuckle Rainbow Delton, cannoli and honey. And all the sudden, the one between whom I knew there is animosity will become an intimate friend will become a close ally, I have to remember this. So that feeling that I have inside the uptightness that this comfort with the qualities of people and so on will be temporary, the binary reminding myself of the Divine

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instruction, that, you know, I'm not here to judge them, I'm here to help them, you know, that whatever, I think I have to be prudent about how I express it may be

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I should try to encourage them to do something better, you know, for them selves and for the community or have to know how to get to get to it without hurting them, etc, etc. So you buy your component, you know, makes pauses uptightness is a real thing. And it is not just at the beginning of the journey. It's not just because of natural disposition of our upbringing or circumstances. That is different from what the chef is talking about. He's talking about the one who is correctly religious, you know, the one who's spiritual, the one who's more of the one who's everything, but still has this uptightness Okay. And then he says why Obama don't have makes the people this

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And that is harder to explain it makes the people dislikable.

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But at the end of the day, your maximum nazjatar hasta mini Allah subhanaw taala said to His Messenger, you will not find that the majority of people will be believers will be good doers, you know there is so much evil, there is so much defiance

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against Allah, there is so much evil in the world. So it is not really unexpected that you will have those feelings. But those feelings also will be tempered by the counter feelings, which is your keenness, your eagerness to save people, you're also here, you know that your recognition of the human fraternity, human fraternity, human brotherhood, human Brotherhood is real, you know, and is not inconsequential. In the whole world, insomnia is not inconsequential. Human Brotherhood is a real thing, while adding more than in the Quran talks about you know, when we sent out their brotherhood, you know,

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and, and, and with the rest of the profits as well, they were at us their brothers saw their brother lose their brother this.

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so in this case, we would have to remember, our brotherhood or sisterhood.

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Oh, and Arabic is, is genderless. So we have to remember our brotherhood and our sisterhood.

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And that when

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you know that this liking in this case is basically disliking at the end of the day, although it is hard to separate between the the the action and the actor, that this liking at the end of the day is about the action

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as about the action,

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because you want the best for the actor. And if you hate the actor, you would want their destruction.

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Isn't that true? As the end of the day hate is about what just like ill feelings you know. And if it is if the hate if the object of hate is the actor, you would want the destruction in the room. But if you are so eager to save the if you're looking after their salvation, their survival, then the object of hate here is what their action

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The action that is causing them ruin and destruction

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so think about it it just can't be explained in any other way. If you hate someone if the object of hate is the person you would want their demise destruction, but if you are writing after them wanting their survival wanting their salvation

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until their last breath that would come out of your you know

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my uncle's just say it please say you know I will be your sort of Sofia I will intercede on your Babs please say so, if that is if that is your feeling then the object of hate here is not the person okay. So, the that that is the that is the at the at the at the end of it that is what it means to say when Obama makes the people dislikable it is making those qualities those actions you know this this evil that they commit dislikable

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then the chief said, why does this matter and makes the notion of death delightful or pleasing? And this is not really about nihilism and we said like the best thing, the best thing that we can say is what Vivek midwater said, I have become a La Habra, Houma La

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la la la when user from last buttons up and it's nobody each one of them said you know I don't mind I wish I could I would die soon and I don't mind to live longer and then hybrid where they said aha boom a de la boom a the you know, what is more beloved to allies more Beloved,

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you know, so,

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but at the end of the day,

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life is beautiful. And that that that creation mandate

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is to Morrow ha you know, and Sacramento lobbyist American fee, he brought you out of Earth solid said to his people he brought you are the various and he made you settle in it. But the star mera kaam means that he required requested you he demanded that you develop as the good stewardship of the earth. So development and progress and all of these things. So, nihilism is not really something that the

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Islam encourages,

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at all, whatsoever, but at the end of the day, also monopoly power law have allowed the car whoever

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loves to meet with the law law would love to meet with him. So this is not that abhorred is not that

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basically feared by us. You know, we are here, this is Marathi. Farah, we're so in the good seeds for the harvest in the hereafter. So in our good seeds here at harvest live in the Hereafter, we're making the best of this dernier to serve the cause of Allah basically and to

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uphold that culture mandate, the creation mandate any job and a lot of the Khalifa you know, I will have a vise here on Earth honors an agent on earth to develop it take care of it. We're doing this by the end of the day when this comes, we should be ready and we should not be afraid of it either because it brings us closer to meeting with the with the last time and then he said she said what darada to Sania and he will move now the first data is usually for the Hobbit The second data is for the moreread the third advantage is for the way they so avid more easily

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you know beginner intermediate and

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finalist or, you know advanced

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so the second data here that talks about saniya body will ocular you Holly summer we'll talk we'll talk second living is an anxiety that contends with reason you are able to contend with reason. It's not you're gonna block it does not completely

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defeat reason.

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Intense was the reason it is trying to snatch reason away from reality and strategy.

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to basically give you like an alternate reality, and like we said that the way of Allah, the way of the prophets, Allah man his companions was what the Mexican and you know, the awareness, sobriety, not intoxication. And basically to

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stay true to the, to the mission. They were commissioned by Allah, tala to be his agents on Earth,

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to uphold the cause of the Divine cause on earth and so on. They continue to be true to the mission, they continue to be committed to the mission without intoxication without being absent from reality they were deeply rooted in reality still their hearts total of how the large right circumambulate the throat Connect connected to the Lord but deeply rooted in the reality. So you have an applicant with reason it tries to take you away from the reality it tries to take you away from this life and give you sort of some what an alternate reality where you enjoy you know

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eventually it contends with reason until it gets you to the third level which is which is to basically our relation to dissolve in into the divine

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summer and

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deference the IRS you probably some of you become and that's the basically what they talk about when the sthalam it is basically the you know one of the manifestations of intoxication or SOC

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you're in and out, contends with reason and then we will hardly somebody difference the IRS you're not hearing except the divine. So people are talking to you and it's not you know, people are giving you molars instructions and so on. And sometimes they are not sincere my eyes and sometimes they're not good counsel sometimes. And people are talking about their various pursuits in life and interests in life and your death because you're only hearing the divide.

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So, then we start with Taka and it overwhelms the overwhelms the endurance

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overwhelms the endurance

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it's not it's you know, you thought with a tapa overwhelms the insurance may be a good translation, but the idea here is it does not completely it does not completely defeat your endurance, it does not completely

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suppress your endurance, you still have endurance, because the ebbs, the third level for fun, because once once your endurance has been completely suppressed,

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then you will get into fenna.

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Bye, until now, you're still at the border of phenol. Schiff is talking about the second level

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they are repeating this, the way of the Prophet Solomon is messenger is the way of vodka and fennel is not even a necessary bridge to Boca and it is best to be the substance with a love for Allah and by Allah. But further shape seems particularly in this book to be the highest station,

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certain elements of finance, we have just talked about certain elements of finance, self annihilation, the suppressing of the ego to the point that it does not contend with you in during this journey.

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You know, the basically conformity to the Divine Will, where your will is going is in complete conformity with the divine where the Shahada also that the the finale of the shoot basically you're beholding of the people will be such that it's a distraction.

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Valid, valid concepts of Fenner, but the fanatic the chef is talking about the complete dissolving the absorption into the beloved and so on. is is

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is not

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a necessary bridge to the Bakar the of the prophets of Solomon the companions subsisting with Allah, for Allah by Allah and it is

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it is not superior and it is not even a necessary bridge. Keep that in mind. Then the sheikh said the data to third is a paler layer Hamada one is better when you boot the other

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corrupt layer Hamada Yakubu Armada up. The third level isn't an anxiety that never shows mercy never recognizes limits or terms and never spirits, anyone

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that is

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your anxiety now, at the root of this is love, love causes here and in the year and then when you when is when it is third. When you drop pace, it patience, you relinquish patience. Last, like you don't want to be a patient anymore, that causes the anxiety you're anxious.

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And this third level here, your anxiety is so intense, that it does not give you any break does not show mercy meaning does not give you any break. You're not he doesn't give you any break. You want to get to your final goal,

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which is basically your union, your drama, with the divine union with the divine, not in this sense of the merger, not in the neoplatonic sense because it's Islam is not in a platonic and you know, not in the sense of the fight or emanation and then merger back where you came from. Because that idea of merger, that idea of union in the sense of like reuniting with a divine comes from the idea of emanation. That all reality is coming from the divine through emanation through five,

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that is not Islamic in any way, shape, or form. That is neoplatonic. And we have to be aware of this. We have to stay away from these philosophies, a lot created us we are His creations, he is our Creator. There is a difference between the creation and the Creator. We came from him through creation, He created us, he brought us out of nothingness into existence, because he's capable of creation, out of nothingness. That's the definition of creation. That's why he's different from any maker is a creator, he brings, you know, the creation out of nothingness into existence. So, but the union that we're talking about here is your togetherness with a loss of power Tyler, in the sense of

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being in the presence of a law not distracted by anything else and surrendering your will completely to His Divine Will.

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Okay, so

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and until you get to that union, your anxiety does not give you any breaks, like you will always be looking like someone who is anxious.

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Short, you know short term to your final destination, you will continue to be anxious liar Hamada does not give you any breaks what I offer but Ramadan never recognizes limits or terms. It's an anxiety that you cannot control. You cannot tame it. It's not like an anxiety. It's not like basically a tameable horse that you're riding to your destination and then you can like pull the leash, and then it slows down. No, it is untameable untamed horse that is taking you to your destination. It carries you but you don't control the speed.

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You're not in control of the limits, you're not control of the terms you're not in control anymore. You're not holding on to the lease.

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And then what are you up to haha and never spares anyone?

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Because it will cause them to you have to get into the state of Florida according to according to safe.

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Well, that's the extent of anxiety and certainly like I said in the beginning Someone may say who wants that? Who would want that? You know, how could the religion cause people to have anxiety? Shouldn't religion cause people to have the opposite? Toma Nina Didn't we just finish the station of tomorrow Nina and the section of the valleys where were we not talking about serenity we're not talking about calmness. These are different states. It does not they contend with each other inside you

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But each one of them has its own place. And some level of anxiety would be expected. some level of discomfort, you know with the surroundings would be expected it didn't the prophets of Salaam say for two bottles of water, then glass pilings before the water that the strangers.

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So, yes, these are these are states that will be experienced, will be tempered by each other will be countered by each other, eventually, in your conduct in your external conduct, you're bound by the divine instruction, you're bound by the prophetic instruction and that is what you will go by. But that is not the only form of anxiety that the shift talks about.

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There are other forms of anxiety.

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and if we talk about different forms of anxiety, I think there are four different forms of anxiety. There is this anxiety, there is an anxiety that results from uncertainty.

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Isn't that true people who are uncertain, they have some level of anxiety, a great level of anxiety there, which is which is on the opposite side of this and anxiety that the Schiff is talking about, right? It's the exact opposite of this. This is an anxiety caused by certainty. This is anxiety is caused by certainty. And then you want to get to your final destination you're certain of where you are certain of your destination, and you but but you have an anxiety because you can't wait. Well, I did do a carburetor, I hasten to my Lord, to be that you'll be pleased. So but then on the opposite side, there is an anxiety because of uncertainty.

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And then there is an anxiety, because the anxiety that most people experience and this life is not because of this or because of that, you know, some people are indifferent to all of the above their anxiety is because of greed, for money for status for this for the health, you know, children love things that would cause people to have an anxiety. And finally, there is an anxiety that is caused by disease and anxiety that is really a psychiatric condition that requires treatment, although it could benefit from, you know, the same remedies of other forms of anxiety, but it could be the end of the day require treatment. So the annex xiety that there is caused by uncertainty, the treatment

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for that and anxiety is basically knowledge and

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knowledge and practice, faith through practice. That's it, you know, acquisition of faith, whether it's spontaneous, natural or evidentialist, the probabilistic meaning that you the more evidence you're exposed to the more convinced you become and so, you see both ways to you know, face and to certainty, that increase increasing the probability by beginning more exposure to more evidence.

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The way you know the last year is on the signs of prophethood of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, go to your teen and

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prescribe it for people to go to European Institute and basically read the series on the signs of the prophethood of Satan Mohammed Salah Luddism.

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One you know, if you go through one after the other after the other and so on, and not necessarily for every one of us, you know, I I cannot deny that it would benefit me to go through it again and read it and so on.

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so I think that

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for people who have doubts,

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many people nowadays, the the evangelist, the evidentialist, way to face

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seems to resonate with them because of the culture

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because it's culture of evidentialist in general, you know,

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but then the spontaneous the natural way of acquisition of faith is not less important in any way.

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But like I said, for the, for the masses, they need to,

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to have this exposure.

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So that's basically the treatment of that anxiety that results from this uncertainty, you will encourage them, but if they are at a point where they are at a point where they are not practicing, because they are not certain that you can tell them natural acquisition of faith, how can they naturally acquired? How can they spontaneously acquire if they're not even? So,

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approach the quality also probabilistic in the

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proportion, your assent to the evidence, proportion, your assent to the edits, its wisdom, its true proportion, your assent to the evidence.

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So that is

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and then

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when you when you read the signs of the Prophet when he read, you know, for instance,

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the last one was published the physical. Okay, so,

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you know, that will be

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it's not the last one, it's

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okay, yeah, shut down who wrote it. So, the, but if, if you basically appoint people to that series, I think they will benefit one evidence at a time, their face will grow one evidence at a time

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versus people's face, the other people's face that grows one record at a time

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for some people, their their Facebook grow whenever then Saturday. Okay, so

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but then there is this an anxiety that is caused by greed and for this anxiety that is caused by greed

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and anxiety that is caused by greed, the treatment for this and, you know, Matthew bennion, yourself here, Adam nbfc. Ben Harrison morality, many are sort of Lydian II. So two hungry wolves set loose into a flock of sheep will not cause this more destruction to them or harm to them than people someone's eagerness for status and wealth will cost their religious commitment to their the, to their religious commitment. And that causes anxiety, you're always anxious about your health.

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What could happen to you and your like career and your children and, and these. So that would be the treatment for this is basically

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to reflect on the worth of this DoDEA. That's very important. Maybe you would say copper is the first treatment to believe in destiny is the first treatment. But also equally important to reflect on the worst of dystonia isn't really worth it, to have all that anxiety is the dernier worse, all of that anxiety. So these are the two, two sort of the strongest treatments of that and Exactly.

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But also, there is a third treatment that may be also very, very effective to treat that anxiety, is to look for inner fulfillment. Because if you are dependent on external fulfillment, you'll always be anxious because external fulfillment. So if you're dependent, if you're dependent in your happiness and your fulfillment on your career, on the pleasure of your spouse,

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your reputation, your status, your fame, your this, all of these things are external, right? Are any of these guaranteed? No. Will the by definition then cause you an anxiety, of course. But what if you have another way to fulfillment, inner fulfillment? You know, what if you look for a greater meaning or purpose for your life, and you enjoy that inner fulfillment, it was will not will not help you. You know, you could still be working hard to advance your career, but to help you with your anxiety, yes. Because at the end of the day,

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in your career, or your relationships or lost anything, you know, you still have that inner fulfillment to count on and that is your most important

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You know, way to fulfillment relationship, the lost

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connection with

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Allah subhanho wa Taala

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the fourth type of anxiety which is this cause of this question some people has sort of chemically produced anxiety, and some people are prone to anxiety, some people are more prone to depression, these things are not

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face or anything of that nature, although they may be,

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but they could always be helped by more faced, even if they are chemically produced or, you know,

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even if they are the result of some chemical imbalance, or if they are physical in origin, the state could help from the advice above the stem help from more, or belief in other

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destiny, the the more reflection on the worse of this dernier finding fulfillment in things other than those external,

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causes of fulfillment.

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But someone who is anxious because they are prone because of their natural disposition, because they suffer from some chemical imbalance, you still at the end of the day will tell them, you're prescribed a beaner for them to to just boil barley or

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honey to

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eat it or drink it whatever.

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It could be, you know, thick enough to be eaten. So

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by the time you

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go see a doctor, go see a psychiatrist

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and find yourself help

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for different xiety that's caused by certainty and anxiety that is caused by uncertainty. anxiety about life is anxiety about your

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things in life that people care for, and then an anxiety that

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are in this psychiatric illness.

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That would bring us to the end of this chapter on an anxiety email loss pinata give us the money you know, give us enough anxiety

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on this journey.

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But May Allah subhanaw taala immerse us in,

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in serenity and in Owens also comforting intimacy with him as probably other stuff in electromechanical

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Africa today.