Be mindful of Allah

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The importance of remembering to be mindful of intentions and actions in one's life is discussed, including taking time off work and not getting up from his mattress. The speaker emphasizes the power of praying for Islam and not just praying, as it is essential to earn a living source of success. The importance of validation from people and not just from the media is also emphasized, as it is essential to earn a living source of success. The speaker also discusses the use of "med strict" in the context of the speaker's statement and the importance of working hard and not regretting past actions.

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all praises due to Allah alone. And when we seek aid and assistance into him we turn both in repentance and for forgiveness. Truly heal Allah Subhana Allah to Allah guides, no one can mislead. And whom Allah leaves to go astray, There is none who can guide and I bet when it's if there's nothing worthy of worship, save Allah alone. And then Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is both his servant and His messenger.

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Allah subhanaw taala sent us Rasulillah allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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and he describes him well below me in a row for him. That he to the believers is full of kindness and mercy.

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And our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam out of this kindness and mercy. He advised the ummah. He gave us words of instruction towards every good and warning us from every evil

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And our books are filled with the gems of the prophetic advice of our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And one of the most powerful pieces of advice recorded from our Prophet

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is the advice he gave to his own cousin, Abdullah ibn Abbas, bro the Allahu Allah.

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Abdullah did I best was a young man who was very astute,

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very intelligence.

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And he was no older than 12 or 13 years old. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam took him under his wing. And he said to him, yeah, hola I'm in need or a limo kalimat or young man, I shall teach you some words of wisdom. Some words, when he says Kenny, Matt, just a few words. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is telling him I'm not going to tell you a lot. I'm not going to lecture you for 30 minutes. I'm not gonna give you an hour lecture. I'm just gonna give you a few words. And our Prophet Sall Allahu Allah, you ascend them from his miraculous qualities is that he said, Ooh, teach Allah. I'll tell him. I was given Joanne and I'll tell him the conciseness the comprehensive

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conciseness of words, meaning in such a few number of words, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam could impart a significant amount of meaning.

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So he took this young man, and he said to him, I will teach you some words of wisdom.

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And he gave him a number of simple words. Yet if you reflect over these words, you find that its power is immense. And the first of what he said to him at favilla Yafa. Be mindful of Allah, you will find Allah before you.

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And this is as though it is a principle throughout the Quran.

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Because Allah subhanaw taala says fifth Caroni as critical, remember me and I shall remember you. Allah says nessa, Allah Fennessy at home, they forgot Allah so Allah neglected them.

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If you want to know your status, in the sight of Allah subhanho wa taala. Then ask yourself, what is the status of Allah subhanaw taala within you.

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If the servant is mindful of Allah throughout their lives, you are mindful of Allah when it comes to your time, and your Salah, watch in your prayer. You're mindful of Allah when it comes to your treatment of your children. You're mindful of Allah when it comes to the treatment of your spouse, you're mindful of Allah in your money. You're mindful of Allah in your health, in your time.

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When you are mindful of the law in all of these moments in your life, that is the indication that Allah subhanaw taala is also mindful of you.

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That just as you are prioritizing Allah azza wa jal, Allah will prioritize you. Allah subhanaw taala says, We'll sit and eat, come have fever, Allah subhanaw taala

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will send those who protect you, to the believers, he will send those who are going to meaning the angels.

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He will send half of half of those who are going to protect you, these angels.

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And so often when we worry about losing

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a sense of security.

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We're worried about the evil and the abuse and the oppression of others. What is it that will give us protection in this dunya protection against the oppression of others, against the economy, against sickness and disease?

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You be mindful of Allah Subhana Allah Allah, Allah subhanaw taala will be mindful of you.

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And then he said for the last tagit, who to Jack, he went even beyond this. He said, Be mindful of Allah.

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Preserve Allah within yourself, and you will find Allah before you. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentions in the Hadith Bootsy

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that the servant who turns to Allah and worships Allah and does the obligatory acts, and then increases with the voluntary acts of worship. He will continue to worship Allah until Allah loves him for either them to then Allah says in this hadith Bootsy when I love this servant, when he keeps striving until I love him when I love him what happens? Couldn't to send that over love. Yes, Matt Ruby webisode over lady episode we were the hula T

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Yep, push me here. What did you do? Let em Shibuya. Allah says, When I love him I become the hearing with which he hears the sight with which he sees the hand with which he strikes and the foot with which he walks.

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And you think about the power of this, Allah becomes your hearing meaning what Allah protects you in your hearing. He's with you and everything you hear. When you hear something evil, if there's something evil, that would be detrimental to you, Allah will save you from hearing it.

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If there's something evil that you hear, Allah will use it to be an inspiration for you to do good.

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Allah becomes the seeing with which you cease, he allows you to see all that is good. He allows you to see perception to see you will see it or you have vision, you see beyond what other people see.

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You see the true meaning of life.

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Allah becomes with you in every moment of your life, every sense that you perceive with.

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And so the more you are mindful of Allah, the more Allah subhanaw taala is there with you and protects you.

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One of the scholars mentioned the story.

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If you look at pictures of Medina, and just the 70s, the 60s in the 70s, it's dirt roads. It's not developed at all. It's not the medina of today. He mentions in that day, there was a flood, it rains a lot. And so the roads were all muddy,

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because they're not paved roads.

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And there was a man who was wealthy but was incredibly ill. He had some money, but he was very ill, he was bedridden.

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And another man wanted to visit him to get a loan. He owned a shop.

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So he went to his house. And he said look because of the floods, and the roads are so muddy. People are not leaving their homes. Nobody's coming to my store. So can you loan me some money.

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So the man from underneath his bed his mattress, he pulled out some golds. He had some gold coins. And he gave him some of them as a loan. And he put the rest of them back.

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And the shopkeeper he saw all this gold. And he has this evil intention that he wants to take all of it. So he waited till the nights. And at nights he broke into the house.

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And he wants to get them out.

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And this man who was very sick, and his wife lived in the house and they had a small baby. So he took the baby out of the cradle. And he put it outside.

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And so the husband and the wife, they wake up, they hear the baby crying, but the baby's not crying. In the other room, the baby's crying, the cries are coming from outside the house. So immediately the wife understand someone took the baby and put it outside.

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So she tries to wake up her husband, she doesn't just get up, let's get out. Someone's in the house. Let's leave. She's afraid. And the husband's very ill. He's bedridden, he said, I don't care. I'm not gonna get up.

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Let them take what they want to take whatever, I'm not getting up from my mattress. And she said, No, you have to get up, you have to get up. She keeps pushing on him.

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And finally,

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she convinces him to get up. And he gets up slowly and they walk outside of the house. And they're with the baby and they're waiting outside. They know someone's in the house. They don't want to confront them. They don't want to fight they don't want. They just want to be safe.

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And as the shopkeepers in the house, taking the gold. Again, the houses back then were not very developed like today.

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The houses are often made of mud and things like that. Because it was raining so much. The rain piled up on the roof, and the roof collapsed. While the shopkeeper was there stealing and he died.

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It's parallel if the wife had not gotten her husband up, he would have been there when it crashed upon him.

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And one of the scholars was witness to this and he was talking about the story. And he was saying this is Be mindful of Allah and Allah be mindful of you. Like the man was such a kind man, such a good man loaning to others who are in need.

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And Allah subhanaw taala saved him from what would have been fallen him and the one who had evil intentions Allah was not with him, and it'd be fell him. So be mindful of Allah you will find Allah before you. He's a way that says to us and Allah with a stern festering Billa if you ask ask of Allah, and if you rely rely upon Allah.

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Now someone may may wonder the Prophet first is talking about being mindful of Allah.

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preserving Allah in your life, making Allah priority in your life. Now he's talking about dua asking Allah subhanaw taala. What's the connection between these?

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And there's an interesting connection here.

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reminds us of something really important.

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You cannot be mindful of Allah subhanaw taala without the help of Allah azza wa jal.

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You cannot worship Allah without the help of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah.

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So Allah can tell you be mindful of me, worship me, make me a priority in your life. Can you make Allah priority in your life If Allah doesn't help you to do so? No. So in order for Allah to be a priority in your life, you have to feel this humility, this brokenness in front of Allah, you have to feel in front of Allah, Oh Allah, I can't do this without your help. This is integral to the worship of Allah. If someone worships Allah and doesn't feel weakness, doesn't feel like oh Allah without your help, I am unable to achieve this. His any bad that is really a delusion.

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Is that really bad that has become a means for his arrogance.

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So true is that a shoe worship of Allah azza wa jal is that you feel within yourself I need Allah to achieve this worship.

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And this is why and this is the secrets of this connection. So in order for you to be mindful of Allah, you need to be asking Allah to help you do so. You need to be making dua to Allah that He helps you be mindful of Allah azza wa jal.

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This is why the prophet tells us x zero fee o de la hawla, wala Quwata illa Allah, the Prophet says increase in your life, the statement of what La hawla wala Quwata illa biLlah what does that mean? There is no way and there is no power except to Allah. You know, when the

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and then is being said, and then what as it says, here and a sauna.

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Come to Prayer Come to success. We say Hola. Hola. Hola. Hola. Hola. The rest of the than the Prophet says repeat after the words and say similar to what you said. Except when it comes to how yada yada and hey, Alan fella. Why? Because these are calls to action. Allah is saying, Come, pray, come do the action. And so when Allah is telling you come do the action. You remind yourself I cannot do the action without the help of Allah subhanaw taala there is no way for me to pray without Allah subhanaw taala helping me pray, there is no power that will allow me to pray without Allah subhanaw taala allowing me to pray.

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And so the more you recognize your weakness, and you ask Allah subhanaw taala the more Allah azza wa jal will accept our DUA and our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, if there was anyone who could worship Allah without the help of Allah, Allah would be our Prophet yet What did our Prophet say?

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He would say words of poetry. lol Allah, Mata Deena, what are the sub Doctrina what else Selena? We're not for Allah, we will not be guided, nor would we have given charity, nor would we have prayed.

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Without Allah, we can't do any of these things. So we need Allah subhanaw taala to be able to do so. There is no left to ask ask Allah with a stand for starting biller and if you rely rely upon Allah Now what is the difference here between asking and relying?

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And the scholars say in this context, where they are brought together,

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asking Allah is for the things that you have no power to get it? You have no way to get it. So you ask Allah to give it to you. It's the Ayana is where you have the means to you have some power. Allah gives you some control,

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but you do not have total control. So you asked for Allah's esteana His divine help you have some power in raising your children. Can you guarantee they will be raised upon Islam? No, you need the help of Allah subhanaw taala This is the Ayana you need to rely upon Allah azza wa jal. You can go to work to earn a living you have some power, some control over you earning a living, can you guarantee you will make money this year? Can you guarantee you will be able to put food on the table? No, you need the help of Allah subhanaw taala you need esteana You need to rely upon Allah azza wa jal

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and so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us when you ask ask Allah when you rely rely upon Allah.

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In one narration, the prophet adds a statement here

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as well. He says two out of it Allah Fedorova, the RFQ efficient that no Allah in times of ease, and you will know you in times of hardship.

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And this is a reminder to us

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that we cannot be the people who pray to Allah and rely upon Allah when things are difficult.

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The only time we turn to Allah is when things are hard.

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Because even the Mushnik the cafe, the disbeliever the idolatry turns to Allah and things are difficult

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for you that Aki will fulfill full key there Allah Messina now with the infidel people forget that Allah meclizine and Adina. Allah says that when they ride in the boats,

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and something happens to the boats, the boat is going to be turned over there's bad weather what do they do they turn to Allah sincerely.

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They made dua to Allah when things were difficult. Linen gentlemen heavy, Nana Coonan Lamanna Shakti and they said, Oh Allah if you save us from this, we will be of those who are grateful. Even the mushrik will turn to Allah in times of hardship. The famous saying there are no atheists in a foxhole foxholes, when they're fighting in a war, and the bullets are coming there hiding in this hole. They said there's no atheists in that moment. They're all praying to Allah.

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This is the reality. So we cannot be

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like those who only know Allah and hardship. We have to know Allah subhanaw taala. In times of ease, we have to be making dua in times of peace. And there's something interesting in the Quran. If you look at Surah Yunus,

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the mention of Yunus or s&m is not very often in the Surah. Instead, you find a lot of mention of Musa and Frauen.

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And there is a mention of units. And you wonder, why is this the case?

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Allah gives you the example of fit around, rejecting sign after sign after sign after sign until

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he's about to drown.

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And when he's about to drown, he turns to Allah subhanaw taala.

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And he says, I believe in the one that Benny Swain believes in

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and in the same surah Allah subhanaw taala gives you the example of you and Asante sana.

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Why is the example of Yunus important because Allah tells us, Finola, and no one can I mean, it was a behind the lobby for free but and he and I only had he not been of those who are often glorifying Allah making to speak of Allah, He would have remained in the stomach of the whale for forever, till the Day of Resurrection.

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As if to give us this contrast you have for the Iowan who only recognized Allah right when he's about to die, after rejecting miracle after miracle, and the example of Yunus, who was saved from difficulty, and Allah mentioned to us, he used to worship Allah before the difficulty.

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So which of these two people do we want to be? No Allah in times of ease, and Allah subhanaw taala will know you in times of hardship.

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Finally, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Well, I'm an ummah legitimate I am Farooq. Can we say you love me and Pharaoh can be saying Allah be say include cateva hula hula, that know that if all the creation were to benefit you with something, they could not benefit you with anything except that which Allah has written for you. And were they to join together to harm you they could not harm you with anything except that which Allah has written for you roof your article, a column or Jaffa to sort of the pages have dried in the pens have been lifted. And so inshallah we'll talk about this in second Eclipse Bethel when nobody had it was awful it would have been stuck

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through and.

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Similar hamdulillah Sato Salam, O Allah rasool Allah who are early he was a happy woman, whether

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there is a general theme, if you look over this hadith, and realize the prophet is talking to a 1213 year old boy,

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and every human being, even when we're older, but especially when we're entering into our adolescence, we crave validation from other people. We want other people to validate us, we want other people to say we're cool. We want other people to say we're worthy. This starts when you are a pre preteen from the teenage years. And for many people doesn't go away. Even when we're old. We still want validation from people. And you see the power of this wisdom of the Prophet is he tells this young boy, be mindful of Allah for the for the love you mindful of Allah, instead of being mindful of the people and what the people want to view and what the people expect.

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To view and what the people are gonna praise in you, instead of being mindful of people, be mindful of Allah.

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And instead of asking people ask Allah, and instead of relying upon the people rely upon Allah subhanaw taala. And then he comes to the end, and he tells him, No, we're allowed to have knowledge of what if all of the creation all of the people, not just every person, you know, but every person alive, and every person who ever lived, and not just the people, he says Illumina, which means the people and the jinn, every moral creature, mankind and jinn, all of them gathered together, and they said, We want to help you, they can't help you if Allah has not written it. And if they said, We want to harm you, they can't harm you, if Allah has not written it.

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So why would you care about validation from people, if they cannot help you, and they cannot harm you? And only Allah subhanaw taala can do so. And he reminds us that the pages have dried, the pens have lifted, meaning that everything is predestined in Colombia in halacha. Now who because Allah says indeed all things we created with predestination, which gives us a really important benefits. Why would you feel regrets? If everything is written? If Allah has decreed everything? Why would you feel regrets over the things you may have lost or the things you didn't gain? If you wanted to marry someone and weren't able to you wanted a job and you couldn't get it, there was a business

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opportunity and then went away from you. Why would you feel regrets? If Allah subhanaw taala has written all things and this is why the prophets of Allah who I do send them said this I am shocked.

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was telling biller what at charges strive for the things that will benefit you and rely upon Allah and do not

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and do not refrain yourself and then he considered it continued to some Allahu Allah you send them and he said, When I saw Becca, she and fanatical love and Nephi took a look at what I can pull together Allah Masha fat. So he's saying strive for the things that will benefit you work hard, try to get the things that will benefit you try to get marry trying to get the things that you want in life strive for them rely upon Allah don't give up. But at the same time, if they go away from you don't say letter Paul Don't say no and Nephi together kind of only I did this if only I did that. Don't say that. Rather safe but that Allah Masha Allah and Allah decreed it, and what he willed has

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taken place. He said, Follow me felt for the person to say if only I did this low, softer abueva shape on it opens the doors of shape on

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if only opens the doors of shape on, because shape on wants you to enter into this states, of blaming yourself. That's my fault. If only I did this, this would have turned out different. And then when you blame yourself what happens? You start to feel indecisive, you lose your motivation. You're not gonna work hard anymore.

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You're gonna stop feeling your connection to align your data. So he takes you away to this door of constantly regretting what happened in the past. And the believer believes in the father of Allah. So the promises don't say that if only I did this, if only I did that, safeguard that Allah Masha.

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Because that will keep you on the path of the profit, which is, in fact strive for the things that will benefit your life.

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Work for the things that will benefit your life, rely upon Allah and do all that is in your power to gain the things that will benefit you in life. And don't fall into this loop of shaytaan. If only I did this, and for me, I did that. If only I invested in this if only I didn't invest in that. This is the loop of shaytaan the door of shaytaan opens with this. Leave that aside and say this is the culture of Allah. This is the decree of Allah, what He wanted to happen happened and all I can do is keep working hard and keep striving and rely upon Allah azza wa jal May Allah subhanaw taala make us of those who internalize the beautiful advice of our Prophet Sall Allahu Allah. He was in the la

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