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We are live Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah. Who is early he was happy. Oh my word. Bad. Rubbish Raisa. Do your silly Amory. Whoa, hello. Locata melissani of kaha Kohli. I said Mr alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh to reconsider.

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To hamdulillah Roodman sodomy in a greedy microcin Like millennia, millennia Yeah, the people is talking or you talking to the people and the new new stuff you know, I really don't appreciate this in fact, so

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this

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evening Sorry.

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No problem. I know I know. I know what's happening.

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Okay, can we start over? Okay, let's start over

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there I said I want to go over to Katy

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and I don't mean that sarcastically

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you see, it's because he's daddy and his mommy is now overseas and I can be naughty. Yeah.

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Guys, it's it. It's about easy getting a nice one. Yeah, no. To send us the link and then you can share it

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just in case we're just getting started so there's not many people are now we've got two people joining us so far. A Helena

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Helena Sahan everyone online. How's my watch brother? How's it going? So far?

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My Ramadan now

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my Ramadan is

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busy unfortunately. Too busy. I think most of us do too much in Ramadan. I think we need to chill more. Like, like Do what you must do and do that well, as opposed to wanting to do

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so much. And then you kind of just spread too thin and you're doing everything like by the way, like why is it during the day? Make travel during the night Bucha you could add and go sleep

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normally I think we can exert ourselves with more than nine I don't think so. I think we flop and make that as I was more just from experience at works for a while and then when you get depressed again when Ramadan ends like feel like a fellas because you can't keep it up you can't sustain it and the Sunnah, is emphasizing the sustainability ladder Kuno Mithila Fula and Kenya qumola al Fatah Akiyama lead Don't be like so and so used to stand up at night and play now you lift off the standing night everybody Yes, I mean for Michi a peachy Lachey personally Ramadan

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I definitely think it's a time where we you know we exert ourselves more than usual and I think that is normal

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and in fact we'll also do

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I mean it's not a good thought to have but you know whilst going through that exertion in Ramadan to some degree you know that look

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this is not like sustainable throughout the year maybe it will be maybe you can maintain a lot of it maybe you can maintain some of it but I think the idea is the you know, the devils are trained now and you look at it is also sooner to exert yourself more like kind of Rasulullah sallallahu semi edge that he didn't feel Ramadan mileage that he didn't feel it exactly I feel La Silla Mina Mahalaya he do feel sad when he was more generous in his time, but I find it a lot of a lot of us I also did this to this sometimes we hold ourselves to standards that far beyond ourselves and far beyond even what we should be aspiring to and then you become down and out and like

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strike a balance strike a balance try to keep it up and I think like my mom used to say like don't go from from here in Ramadan sorry before Ramadan to year after in Ramadan and then back here after Ramadan like just try to go a bit Shut up from the USA even if it's just here just and for me if you if I can identify myself and like one good solid practice and try to maintain that one good solid practice after Ramadan but maintain it meant like it's still the the next Ramadan then that's like a massive achievement. For example go to the masjid once a day for sada and

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you know

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if you didn't do it once a day once a day if you did it once a day twice a day is an example yeah my dad he also as the mother says that concept is like Luca Ramadan comes as a as a school as a training ground as a practice ground. So if you live like from Ramadan Ramadan then if you could within 30 days with Allah gives you like, you know, environment, no shadow

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Understanding the other you know, circumstances are favorable for you to learn something and you can take one thing that you're going to just be on that level like you mentioning so he's like in my 30 days what's the one thing you telling me? What's the one thing you want to leave Ramadan with a lot of people is very focused on what can I do in Ramadan which is arguably you must push because you're not going to get the rewards of it outside of Ramadan but also very much be conscious of what am I going to leave Ramadan with me you know so that if I'm if I'm going to go out to this Ramadan Am I just gonna shoot back to you know to our

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so yeah you know my my soulmate that if my if my uncle made mad examples police came to mind now

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so we might be intensely for

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for O'Meara.

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But we could go in my uncle's book that that was before listening so he said that when you when you're done with a burden, right, what do you still care about the IRA, but I'm going to paint the metaphor now for Ramadan. And he says you take the Haram when you're done you take the home of men then as you physically putting on your clothes you usually women you can now ask yourself am I also going to put back that identity that I used to have that this that that motivates maybe me now so like if we look at Ramadan and we think that sounds okay, you know, we were putting ourselves into space we were trying to do were we trying to be more even Ramadan leaves to just ask ourselves a

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question Okay, the day before Ramadan, do I want to go back to that person who do I want to now just put on whatever I was trying to get throughout this month. And I think even if other examples that I can think of is a lot of people read a juice a day in Ramadan and then after Ramadan they don't pick up the Quran again for a long time. Even if you can manage to keep one page a day one side of the offer page a day when you see that it's so easy that it's almost like ridiculous if I can say that the new inspite maybe that maybe we can look at it from two tiers one is this is what I'm doing extra every day to capitalize normal bar rewards recitation instead and other and then this is what

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I'm actually trying to do to adjust to my schedule permanently and then you do a little bit and you build and who's gonna bet your audience all you look like you're falling asleep

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every sip of water was a throw yourself

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against Allah

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I thought it was early

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are all they'll be lucky me and I'll show you on your body

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What bloody bloody will bloody but at home I don't want you Laney jarred nerdy or Heidi Hema Jen Dini mean being what half human being you know by ina houmas

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Can you tell

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me that on Kula limb in O'Shea

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Jonah field needed a woman

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Walker and I

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felt Oh and you saw he'd been well worn you have wounds on a

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lot

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what the one engine the one who have on in Munich and I've seen on

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the B the D the one

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on call all in all it will either be that I didn't

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mean

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work I was

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lurking now who will be

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who she will be will not be hired.

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While Ola is de Haan and tanjun Masha

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along Leung going to be

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told on the dumbing down rule or what the

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law would allow we

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Mashallah.

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I think our listeners our viewers would know now that we are going to be looking at Surah calf once again. And this time we look first and foremost at the story of the owner of the two gardens from verse number 32.

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onwards Allah Allah says while the Rebbe who masala radula and strike within the example of two main Jana the Heidi Hema Jana 10. We made for one of them to gardens mean an urban of grapevines are half now who might be nothing. And it was they had lots of deep bombs where John Boehner who Mazzara in between the two gardens there was

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greenery crops, pastures, things growing. So it was it was a lush garden to gardens it wasn't just a garden and when in the Quran speaks about gardens like this, don't think about like, the garden in your backyard. This is like

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yeah, like like a forest type of thing. Okay.

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In all the contexts that I know of in the Quran, it's always something of that sort and the Jalna beta Houma Zahra adds to the abundance of this of this boiler now because it's not like you can put crops in between it in your in your neighbor's garden. You don't put crops the it's something else now and then Allah Allah says killed al Jana tiny those are the two gardens at at Ocula and it brought forth its fruits while I'm totally mean who shy and it never fell short of bringing its fruits now. When a garden is lush, that's one thing but when you walk into a garden and it's full of fruit and it's always full of fruit, then you know this is this is well besides being beautiful it's

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also a source of wealth

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right you can you can be potentially very rich especially in an agrarian society where you largely depend on agriculture basically it's at its harvest what was the good the obvious the obvious was always on time so people that you your clients will basically be receiving the product which means business is going good food etc and money in that time it's what else can you possibly own? That's worth more very few things cattle baps what can Allahu thumbor And yet any add fruit to it add fruit Thakali Sahibi and he needs to say to his companion, his companion doesn't have right how much he has Allah Allah knows but he doesn't have what yours What this each one has. So he sees these

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companion well, who are you how you do who, by way of disputation, almost like showing him up. He sees an actor roaming camera Allah wa Asuna Farah, I have more money than you and I have greater numbers than you in terms of my clan. My clan is bigger than you because apparently he had lots of kids as well. When I was playing Clash of Clans

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stuff utilized to play Clash of Clans we

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you brought it into the taxi. Oh, okay.

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What he means by is look, I have more wealth than you and I have more people around me. Yeah. And also the other thing is with when you have more money Yeah, you know what besides that that's also if you have such a big dollars

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so

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you saw your your little hiding away some money to

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come out

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like you know, and marijuana dini.

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Anyway, what I was saying is that this actually also shows indicates effluence mean because if you have that, that size of a garden, and then you'll see it a number of times in Quran he talks about the the they have like for example the story of Nabi Musa, so the father has this animals I've stopped there's nobody we don't have sons to actually work and people to actually get it out and take the harvest. And so you're saying look, I got all this and my father my people my mind Scappoose school? Yeah, so we can work it we can make it work. So I'm, I'm coining it basically. Yeah. And also the Quran makes it very clear that wealth and children are the two sources of joy in

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this world and malware known as dunya. Wolbachia to salejaw to Hiren. Okay, that's in Surah calf as well. But the point is very, it's nice. Yeah. So we will get the but anyway, we just want to demonstrate that this man is really well off, like really well off. But the problem is, he's not he's not he's not adopting the right mannerisms, with his position. And he's not he's not doing well, wealth, wealth doesn't sit well on him. Right. It doesn't sit well with him. And then he comes and he says this indica, I am better than you. That's a big, big problem as Xu Anika, you may know it's like what shaitan said to to Allah about NaVi Adam that I'm better than him. Or that one agenda

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who are who are the holy moly enough see and this is Gordon being oppressive to his own self.

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Call a man do not enter be the heavy Aveda he says, this will never come to in in this is my kingdom is my will. I own this

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It's never gonna come to an end. I think that's like auto important in the car or the or at EZ moto. The manner in which the Quran expresses it's almost as if in him making that statement that

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that, you know, this wealth of mine is going to last forever

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that I was wrong himself

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and obviously was dilute he was diluted by that. Yeah. Now being diluted with your wealth is like one of the worst ways to oppress yourself and he might, you know, I was thinking like that that element it like you mentioned something earlier now we should you said the wealth didn't sit well on him. Love gives you wealth. But now look at what's it going to do with you right? Now, what you just mentioned. Now, how does one get admin in a look back at the verse we just discussed is like looking at federal income Island, what Asuna Farah, and then you think about these gardens, and its coordinates constantly producing fruit. So I have a garden that's giving me food all the time, I

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have enough people to harvest that to keep the production line going. I don't see this coming to him. So it's very, it's and I'm just bringing this point up, because it's very easy for people to look at the structures they've put in place with me lives or the structure Allah granted you. Is it verse

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Mohammed?

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We also heard that speaks about

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according to the verse exactly, but also speaks about how

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I'm thinking about the deputy later. But Suleiman Allah places these different means for you in the dunya many different ways. When it comes to wealth, man, right? I'm gonna think about natural law and then I'll bring up the verse but Allah tells you, man look a place to in the dunya, right.

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And then he gave you these different avenues for your wealth men, that Allah has eliminated that means for you. Now, it's easy. And I'm saying this because people need to actually note it, that it's easy to become deluded by the structure, infrastructure, any type of structure that's producing the wealth for you for you to think through. I'm well suited. I'm going to come to in if this is that this is going that's going so you're not Babu, NTV. Daddy, you asked the question, like, how do you get that correct perception in relation to wealth. And, you know, that's actually what this sort of presents to you. So, this is one method, this one parable of the two guys in the wealth, right?

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And the very next parable that Allah says it's not the next story. That parable is more like a solution to the problem that this guy had. Alaska. Honduras is what the Rivella who methyl hayati dunya came in and Zelda who Mina summer effect Teletubby in a battle out for us perhaps Shimon Turia

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Allah Subhan, Allah gives you the parable set for them the parable of this worldly life, and God, it's like a good rain.

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Camera in in Zen now means some rain that we seen from the heavens.

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But that fella told me he never told us and the vegetation of the earth in mixed with that water mixes with that water that comes down

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for us, Baja Shimon Turia, but then what happens?

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There's something omitted in this story, but Allah omits it for you for rhetorical benefit. And Allah Subhan, Allah says, the crop mixes with the water, and then it becomes dried up such that the wind can blow away. But there's some there's something that happens between that your mind immediately goes to crops mixing with water. So if the girl doesn't make it dry, water isn't make the crops die. Water makes it, it makes boom, like become lush,

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and pay fruits.

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But it's a stage that happens after that, if you don't actually harvest or if something goes wrong, then the crops, crops become dry, but stoked that the wind goes away. So Allah Subhan Allah is teaching us that, you know, if you don't want to fall prey to the delusions of the dunya

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Your mind must always be cognizant of the fact that it is ephemeral. It is finite, it is temporary.

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It's not gonna last good Illuminati have a new ebook, which will because

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everything

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is gonna

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save you loads now.

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So the story goes deeper, because it's giving us a lot of the psychological dimensions of having a lot of wealth and the different type of responses that one could have. And the min. One, he says one as you know, sir, I'd call him. So now he goes into Kufa because he says, I don't think there's going to be a key. I don't think that the SAT the hour is going to come. Right. Life is too good man. Life is too good for the hour to really be the and it's not. It's not necessarily so that he

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He reached this conclusion, by way of, of actual atheism, but rather it was delusion through the wealth that he had that leading to that. Anyway, so he says whatever he did to Isla Robbie and this is this is the this is one of the key parts he says, and if I go back to my Lord, like if there is an afterlife, then surely that I didn't know how you're on minhang caliber, surely I will find even better than this on that side. Because if this is if this is what God is giving me here, then surely God is going to sort me out in the after. God is good, right? And he's he's deluded in this way. So this is called Allah who saw Hebrew nice friend speaks. Well, who are you have you who disputing

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with him? A catheter biller the Holika coming to rob get his friend his friend is a wise guy that's his friend tells him are you making Khufu? Are you denying the existence of the One who created you from sand through mommy not offer in from sperm so Mr. Wacka Rajala in any fashion you into the shape of man lacking now who Allah Who Robbie is is an n n n n I'm not going to do that. Still the same person the wise friend speaking he says I'm not going to do that he Allah is my Lord while I wish it could be Robbie either. And I don't make sure with my Lord at all

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while hola if the halter jannettek Okay before we go into that

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right what do you say about this fitting the reason it's pretty nice like

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it's a classroom I want to just mentioned before the full frame Okay, are you go first I can't go before my friend go

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you'll get forgotten you're gonna say

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Oh yes, I was gonna say that you mentioned now like he's saying Look here but if Allah has given me this now if God is giving me this now then surely is gonna give me much more demon but what we don't realize is that what evil Allah gave you now? Whether it be a lot of wealth, whether it's a little wealth, whether it's affluence, whether its challenges, difficulties whatever Allah gives you now is to earn what Allah has for you the I was talking to a kid the other day and he was telling me I have to know if Allah really put this out for me

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then why am I even make any change? So I told him 100% So now love without deceit for you in Jana definitely.

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Now he's gonna

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He's like now they always say I've never had somebody confirm it for them so now that we think there's a seat when Jana

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I lift impossibility in turbulence the a little bit but the process for you to actually wait Oh, my, what is it

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really? Sounds like yeah, no, look at the CPU engine.

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And I'm gonna tell you how you're going to know about it man. I tell him why don't let him give you choice if there is a seat for you. Because there's a seat for you they also

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and the choices you make can lead you to another seat either CD with their own name and I told him when you when you when you work for that seat for the throne in general you know it's gonna be them more yes moment

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is when you put them to your grave. And firstly then when I come and they say we had to fit it we have to fit that friend of Allah subhanaw taala Allah seeming as to fit is fit in your life as it comes to say we is the enemy of Allah when you work for that throne V you're gonna see that my life because they come with a glad tidings. Let's say to you look at the whole finale. Kumala anthem Jackson, don't get don't stress. Don't worry, we got you. Relax, chill. You did Wellman. And they're gonna take you and escort you. And then when you put when you placed in your grave, the number like as a clinic I'm sure you see. This is you see, Indiana, that edu made wrong choices that you want to

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make. That's where you would have ended up. But now see, you're gonna open up a window for you into Jan. And they're like, this is your your seat in China, that you actually earned because of the choices you made. So now at least that way you know where you're going. And I said first reward that you get about Jana even before Jana is getting to know what you were saved from. Allah knows that Luca, we must make effort in this dunya Oh, and that was the struggle was real. So it was gonna show you you struggle saved you from that. And that really is your reward. And I think you know, one day will you ever talk about your Hanuman and you were like, your topic was like you came up in his era.

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I have like this topic I was talking about gentlemen, my job is literally to scare the hell out of you. And you spoke about China in such a way that you're like to just know you're safe from Ghana is all very what you would need, let alone just the places of Ghana. And then on top of it Allah gives you the police of Ghana. So anyway, I was saying like that's what I mean, you know, on that point,

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the wish of the disbelievers and that they will be not even necessarily give me Gen. Y a cool careful Yeah, late and he couldn't to rob.

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How I wish I would just ask

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Yeah, it's funny you should mention to rob because that's exactly what the friend tells this is his friend. He says, I covered the villa the hall Akaka mean to rob. He takes him back to his roots man. Like, before you let off elude you. Did you forget that your once send? And then he makes it, he brings the other origin of human kindness. Well, did you forget that you were one sperm? Were nexmon Yeah, you were nothing. And now you want to come visit us believe in your Lord. I think there was there was something that, you know, I said, before we get to the wise friend, there was something I wanted to mention, I thought it might have been the same, but it was actually different. What I

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wanted to say is that, you know, when reading these Quranic stories, and parables and stuff like that,

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you know,

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we should always be reading them in a sort of

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introspective way.

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And, you know, the way that we

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should do that is that we don't necessarily look for the full fledged sin within ourselves. But since I've shade Okay, and, and we should consider whether we have any shade of that and within ourselves.

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For example, I'm, you know, for example, Allah speak sometimes about the moon after clean. Now, these, the moon African that existed in a time of Rasulullah settlements in this concept of hypocrisy in the fog.

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And that can manifest itself at different levels.

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Like you can, you can have a person that's just really, you know, he's external is the fruit gentle, and then you can get a person that occasionally like lies or,

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you know, there's something that's the shades of their hypocrisy that don't ignore it completely. Like, you're not gonna fix that, that doesn't apply. But you might be, you might have shades of an effect in your similarly with this game, is his problem was, look, he was deluded by his wife. So, somebody thinks to themselves, okay, I'm not so deluded by my Well, that's not talking about me. My wife didn't make me reject Allah. Yeah, we were I find that, you know, it's actually very normal in society, for people to be Muslim, right and fulfill the rituals of Islam and stuff like that. But the life actually has no purpose.

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Okay, maybe no purpose whatsoever, but they don't live as if they have a purpose.

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As if there's an Acura that they're working for type of like, I mean,

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we still live the same cow like life of just you know, what now like, I was gonna stop him that I thought like, maybe this is one of those terms. I don't understand what like, how to please continue. What I mean by that is like, you know, just like, we like,

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go to school, go to high school, go to university, go work, pious.

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II retire is liquor stuff, buy a nicer house, by NASA go get kids just because, like, our kids do the same thing. It's like, it's a very kind of like life minutes. Like, you know what I mean? Like,

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like, I can just love Chow grace and, yeah, make babies and see it. Yeah, that sounds like check on that point. Now, this one this one chick, you're saying that we're like, like sheep.

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He says, if you look at the sheep, Allah Behringer and the bearing Haji, that eagle at the high Zakaria forget to

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forget these sheeps because I'm not wearing a red face like you in the garage, right? So you got to catch one of them. And they all panic, grouchy is a paddock.

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Okay? They all panic, why they panicking?

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Because they have a sense that this danger man and you're gonna catch them they kind of know that they're gonna they're gonna they're gonna be killed when you can see your data when they get caught.

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But the moment you take one of the sheep to go be slow did not kill of course there's rules and regulations. You mustn't do it in front of the other sheep don't don't sharpen the blade in fact,

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but the sheep can also smell Bradman animals can smell blood like

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but the other sheep carry on like normal.

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Just give them a couple of seconds after you took the fur in the way. They didn't take me safe when they go eat day. And then laminate. They could sit the they chose some of them saying laminate, laminate, laminate.

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And then you go back in the bank again, taking one of us who's gonna be who's gonna be in you take the friend in the hallway. And then the other sheep again they just chill. Until even the last shipment he knows this. No one else is next. I will lie last aid. I saw this in our own eyes because the lost sheep ran away as they normally do.

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Yeah, and when he when he didn't run for, he just ran as far as he felt was good enough. They need children. He was eating grass they. So I was thinking like Subhanallah, this is Assman we lose family, friends, loved ones. But almost immediately life goes on man. You forget about the fact that you could be next. You live in Oblivion to it. I'm just thinking about that. That's all because of your car like,

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Yeah, but I think that's a video.

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I'm just saying, when we read these Quranic stories, we must be introspective. And we must always be looking in that verse. As to whether I have that problem to the extent that that person in the verse at the problem now doesn't apply to me any shade of that. And I must use this first as a motivator to rid myself of whatever trace of that thing I do have now definitely, you know, when we opened Surah Baqarah, in the beginning of Ramadan, we spoke about the categories that also handled I mentioned in Allah started speaking about them with takim, Allah SubhanAllah. They mentioned the caffeine that Allah subhanaw taala mentions them on African in that order. Now what is unique for me

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is Allah actually lays out the whole objective of you that you're about to read this Quran. Because Allah says what that who they're living with, again, it's a guide, and you asked me all I'm certified to have a guidance. So what do you want to be guided to, you want to be guided that Allah in the dunya, they want to be like this. And they want to get that this outcome. I want to be like this. And I want to get that as outcome because all its talks about the motorcade and I'll see the outcome, right? Then Allah mentions the caffeine and Alicia was the outcome. And then also speaks about them when African and Allah says the outcome and then recovered the same sort of occur in the

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beginning. So Allah shows you these three categories of people, and initially outcomes, maybe pick what outcome you want, pick who you're going to be any live according to that. So when you saying, look, it we just perpetuating this lifestyle of, it's about making sure I have this and I have that and Adidas and Adidas that ended up that way in that, like, I was a big question I was, when I do my coaching with him. I tell him, Okay, question. Everybody asks you what you're going to be when you grow up. I'm asking you who you're going to be when you grow up,

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because we know what we're going to be.

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So that means that there will be money at

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a restaurant.

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Yeah, I'm like, I was picturing now the same thing like not that tech is beginning in the people's lives.

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So that the phone was like, Yo, I'm in the wrong field.

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Now, but it's reality, man, look, we all ask our kids what you're going to be when you grow up, we don't ask him who you're going to be. And not maybe you just ask who you're going to be. But when you ask your child what you're going to be you say, Okay, what you're going to be Dr. Ron, then you put a plan in place, you put a process in place, you put the systems in place, you get extra tuition to facilitate for that, because you channeling that energy and resources towards what my child's going to become. But if you don't ask, well, you're going to be so you're going to be a lawyer, skilled but arrogant. You're going to be a doctor skilled, perfect but terrible bedside manners, no

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character with a whole lot of you know, personality challenges flows, you personalize gonna be in a ratty spiritual life is going to be right, especially with doctors. No, not the doctors. I'm just making an example. Whatever, it's gonna be lawyer.

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Nine know a lot of good doctors are hungry. Yeah, but I mean, like, why not? Even doctors. In our school days, it always came out lawyer, doctor, engineer, and then also the top accountant. And it is about eating out on top, right. And then in between that they would, but I'm saying whatever you're gonna be, you're gonna be you're gonna have your own business, you're gonna have it on, you're gonna be an entrepreneur, if you're going to be whatever you are going to be who you are going to be in the process. And if you don't ask that question now, then you are just letting yourself become whatever the old environments gonna make you become.

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Sorry, man, I'm just like, super passionate about it. Because I see it all the time. Nobody ever told me not the kids not to be in and I challenge any parent here that's watching this, that we can minimize that look at

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that one. Any parent that's watching this right now? I challenge you to let us know. Did you ask your child who are you going to be? And did you sit to the plan for that? whoo that they're gonna be? One parent asked me a mad thing the other day. I was like, you can file it has been entitled to give me a

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mortgage, not gonna mention with ease, whatever.

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She's like, look, yeah. Can I put my son? Can I pay someone?

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For my son to just accompany them? Serve them and help them like if he didn't move said definitely. I was like, You know what? No, she's like, is it wrong? I was like NASA wrong. Steven, lots of our people do. It's not that our call to do but I think that this class, if you found someone, maybe

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you can come with this coffee for him and you can whatever. You just chose to invest money in placing your son in a company of someone who is going to be beneficial for them.

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Right, you chose to put your son in the company of an environment, replace him with an environment that's going to contribute to who they become. And this is what Allah subhanaw taala did for our beloved Nabi Muhammad SAW Salah in the age when he stopped drinking from his mother, they send them out to us simple. Halima this idea why, what are the benefits? Why did they have to send my child out the environment isn't conducive over here. It's not that there wasn't there weren't people to look after him. It wasn't that the mother didn't love him. So Allah Allah wa salam chose because that is contributing to who my child is going to become. She came off the camera reading how I'll

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never forget this way. He says everybody's concerned about what's going to happen to my children after I die. That's like the common one. But we we already find somebody saying what's gonna happen to my children after they die? NYCLASS you know, that type of concern

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that what you're speaking about is actually quite important because it is something it's a type of relationship that that in our Islamic legacy, a lot of emphasis was placed upon Yeah, and you know, you can call it even name you want to have more or be you know, you have somebody such as the teacher, but they they to nurture you nurture your your, your,

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your conduct, your character, all of those things. Yeah, murshid

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you know, somebody that's going to guide you direct you on your spiritual path of development

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those are relationships that can we take by with you

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when you were in Perth domestic

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stuff.

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Now, but now it's important, and and that is largely absent in our, you know, in our modern Western societies, we don't actually have that I

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I was speaking to, you know, some teachers and colleagues about, about this

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exact thing, that relationship we people that are, you know, that require tarbiyah that require the persons to be nurtured the conduct to be nurtured, through accompanying another person, and seeing how they live in that person having the ability and the authority to reprimand them.

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That is, yeah, and actually make it Albia that's something that we need to revive and guess. Why did you say always arrogant on the on this putting you in check? I didn't say all those

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are just joking with

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some people

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I know 100%.

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Okay, I do apologize. But my example was that no, man, you didn't say that? She She just it easy. Yeah. Okay, no problem we like to do on the show. You guys know my appointment. My point is that if you don't focus on who you're going to be, you're leaving to find out you're going to go meet yourself one day and find out who did I become? So just in a modern vernacular, you'd call that probably mentorship. Yeah. But even so, and oftentimes when we have mentorship, visit, there's a great degree of that mentorship that's focused on the material to a large degree. And membership people equate that with job shadowing. Yeah, job shadowing somebody who's gonna direct me Luca, you

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need to work this audience do you always speaking about like,

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o'clock, nurturing the shipment? That'll be, and that's something we really need to bring to the fore again. Now. Even if you look at

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companionship,

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even if you don't have mentorship, which is, it's very rare these days. I mean, even when you make it formal, right, you have formal immoral BS, even the because of the formality, it's not actually mentorship, it's like a formalized idea of mentorship to buy our summer, etc. But do you actually have that relationship with that person? Well, no, no, I mean, I mean, with the proper relationship, I'm talking about the actual self ascension. So what I'm getting at is that in, in, in the absence of the ideal, you can also have really good friends, you remember, because Allah Rahmatullahi speaks about it. Now, but he says that, you know, he speaks about, you know, how do you identify these

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flows within yourself, and he says, ideally, you should have it ideally you should ever share.

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If you if you cannot find that person, right, then you must have a friend. But it's conditioned to this friend, this friend,

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you must know that it's part of his role to identify five flows

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and bring them to attention. And that relationship is one based on true love and sincerity to one another. And that's why we need to ask me my flows. I don't become arrogant in a martini.

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knows the best person for their job right?

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Your wife

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Nana we don't want to go with email you I mustn't look at you. Your wife is the best person for that job. You know, he's the best person for the job, but she must be the one looking at you flows. Oh, yo, yo, brah yo brah doesn't see what your worst times

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he sees you when everything is hunky dory, your wife sees you at your best times and adores them anyway.

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So so in the surah you find what your wife must tell you all the time you like this all the time not all the time going to your

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box boxing match?

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Not all the time and you go to a strategically and you said okay, it's Ramadan now in a month's time tell me however improved since last Ramadan water, my weaknesses, what are my strengths? And I agree with you, I actually I was gonna exist to do that myself. I was actually not gonna allow us to go on until I was gonna say to all of the wives listening, like, don't go immediately from this podcast. It's a no. Because I'm the best person to tell you flows more than I say I'm gonna let Viola overflows.

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Strategic from a male perspective, from a male perspective, you need to open that door to your wife to say look, yeah, I actually want some feedback. Because if she's gonna come with me

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to do also look out for when in the month you ask her these questions. Others once giving us some advice, and he said, you know he married with us do is focus on the good time the bed. Yeah. Remember that advice? So I never heard that.

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Before before you explain that. You can just remind him about it. And I just wanted to mention that in the Surah. We see that men even when it comes to your wealth, the way you deal with your wealth in that yeah, look at what these companion is telling him. He's companion is telling him accountability holla come into Rob, you must have a friend that will be able to tell you do you think you can have because you drive a Ferrari. Using your four by four did that you just got that four by four because you deserved it. You must have a friend that will be able to see that happening in you. And it will be able to bring you to checkmate fact I remember the first time I thought I saw

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Ramallah and he saw my my car, my Toyota. I just got it at that time. And I also just moved over from teaching incident to discover Islam. And that was even if he told me straight, oh, Discovery sounds treating you well.

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And then as I said nothing was a ticket. You must must remember you can't ever for me to exactly listen, you may just have been making a joke. But you know, you take you take cognizance of it. And we said and and math and this, this type of friendship

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is priceless. It's priceless. You know, we we see this in the extreme end

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of our Beloved's harbor. They allow that I know what you mean, when Ahmad Lionel. And I think it was how they five wasn't mistaken, going rectifying from making a mistake, came to him and actually told him when he was the Khalifa. He said to get

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I don't know what you're doing. But Russell also said and didn't we a different government in the day in a different government it like? And actually, you know, it took hitmen, they could come to me and tell me. But what are you doing now the person didn't do that. And then he could like, you know, your shoe can man, you know, he got on himself again. And at this time, you don't want anybody teaching us and it's Omar Rajala. I knew, like, look, you're my

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buddy. He's like, Yo, and like, appreciating it. And, you know, the relationship they had, obviously, between the two of them. So hello, Tim, I would take that. Yeah, I think that's the role modeling what we should be able to do. And if you want to free like that, you need to be the type of person that can take criticism. Like, that's the thing, you want to feel like it must be different, you must be different. But also, you know, that's actually, I think, you know, emphasizing that we should actually be people that seek out positive criticism, not criticism intended to break us down and stuff like that. But we should be not just ready to accept constructive criticism, we should

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actually seek that out.

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And that's what you want, because that actually gets at nothing, you must go look for that person that can make you Toria a lot. A lot of people a lot of people believe that they can take positive criticism. I've seen this normal lie a lot of people believe genuinely believe that they can take positive criticism, what they actually mean thereby is I can take it when people have very super nice to me and they sugarcoat my flows to like a millionth degree and generalize it. So there is not actually pointed, but just genuinely approach somebody about something that they did or said who they are. You will see 99% defense and like 1% Okay, but you get the point. You know, one of the

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interesting things is, you remember what that is, is if you can't find that friend.

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Right?

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Then what you must do is you must listen to what your enemy say about you.

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Yeah, so he

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says, you know, legend, legend because he says, you know, what, if there was anybody that would spin, I think in pointing out your flaws to it. But he also says like, don't take everything that they say, like, see, so seriously take it to the pinch of salt, because they will they will exaggerate everything. Let's say, they tell you, he is the most arrogant sob on the face of this planet, then you're not there. But you must take it. But maybe you got some arrogance. Yeah. Or maybe there's something that you have that they interpret to be arrogant. Yeah, they may be wrong. Yeah, but still go check. Your you know, you know, I was like, like to get like beating here in

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Hollywood who have to say, what was element is that, like, today we have? We have, we have this whole thing about and it's growing now because of social media, self development of growth in I mean, I'm in that industry, right? So everything's about these little quotes. And this one says that in the sunset, that and yes, this but I did come with this profound statement. And everybody's putting out a quote in this. And people will say stuff like this man, like, you know, your biggest lessons, in the words of your enemies and your haters are gonna be your biggest centera. My broker read with him was Alison,

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good reader to her dad is writing

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quite a lot more than five times maybe in terms of her dad was about 100. And then you go further back, and then you add Mama was your ally. And then you read about the big difference between there's a massive difference between the self help genre and and then these giants. And the main difference is the self help genre is about what's wrong with you.

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Oh, the self help genre is about the self.

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Fina generation from 30 to 40 years plus needs to stick them into game for our young generations benefit.

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I give you this context. So connected to a lot. I mean, those definitely, I think not just that kind of not mentors like that. Just Just the fact that older people if you go to mosque nowadays,

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I didn't know, he called me. When I went to Moscow. When I was in it. Every Buddha felt that I just kept it. And rightly so. Yes. So now, it's almost as if like this, there's such a degree of aloofness between, you know, like the elders and the youngsters, that is like,

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you know, when some would Scelzi then you get like, eternally offended by it, your cousin, all

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the buttons are so like, disconnected from, from the youth, that they would even Scout them out in a way that would make them not want to come back also.

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So,

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you know, outside of though formal mentorship and life coaching and stuff like that, which is good and important and move administration's about that. Just the idea that

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I'm not an island,

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like that the next person is

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he has a right over me, you should like this, you should say like this, the ideal is that we all genuinely love for one another what we love ourselves. Exactly. That's the ideal. And if we have that ideal, then I should be able to trust my daughter, with your family, completely men, like viva. In other words, I'm I'm going to be satisfied that she's gonna get the same type of key iterated and when she gets a scolding. Right, it's, it's good. And that's how it used to be right? Yeah, I couldn't tell my mommy somebody else call me out. Mom, when we won't even ask me a question. If I must say now the neighbor on DC this this party that will lie, I will keep quiet, I will control how

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much Oh mommy don't find out about it. Even if someone else told her that someone else called me out. She's not gonna ask me why or how I don't get that he's an adult, and you will tell and they're looking out for your benefit. And if they had a reason to give you back then I probably have a reason to give you back by the time I taught me the importance of being rectified. But I think you know, one thing we must also be like, you know, irresponsible in this regard is to recognize that you know, at once we have we perhaps to have children that are not willing to accept that but oftentimes we do also have broken adults

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that do that kind of thing. But you know, they don't scold you with the same love that they did especially for you venting or deleting something. So So you know, we need to as adults, yes through also start engaging with people from a place of deep love gain concern. Yeah. And that's what I don't want to say just deep love gain concern, but

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deep love care and concern that stems from our relationship with Allah now. And, and then, you know,

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we should we should take people under our wing. And I think you know, the starting point for that is not the ability to scold, I might have used that example just to highlight the point about the past. But I think the starting point that, you know, the starting point in that is like, is more about taking youth and your wingman speaking to them, engaging them stuff like, this is the point the segment, that trusted advisor for the next person, why would I trust, I would trust him, I believe that the laws you live by is the laws of Allah subhanaw taala. I live by, for example, men. So I think the starting point, and if we look at it from two levels, for us as adults, and like the

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sister brought up the

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stepping up the midship guy in the center, or whatever it may be, I think the starting point is this uncle factory was the uncle. Yes, I saw another comment from a sister This is before I go, Valerie. So as I'm perfectly mentioned over the that we actually I think the first step for us is and we must attack it on these two tiers, but the one and I said attack it because it's urgent that these The one is as adults, let's generalize the loss of alum

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because if I have the conviction that we talk generally and everything and we know now look at this what we're striving towards and I know okay, man, you rectifying one another towards Allah, we remind each other Yeah, and if so, you were the masjid what's happening in the city now than we did? And you gave us called my Son out?

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Definitely. Come here. Why did you enter Gaza Korea book about I want to know now, because you sold your thing must be a reason why? Because we've created a culture we look at, we generalize the laws of Allah that added that are social and tutors. That's what we stand for me. So if you're telling my child, then I must take Okay, no problem, and I'm gonna hear him out. Okay, obviously, I mean, I think you've made a very valid point in today's life, you need to check because there's adults who are doing completely the wrong thing. And then, and then the second thing is towards our own youth, before stepping up the mentorship game or the and I'm saying mentorship at the minute events from a

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spiritual perspective, having a spiritual journey, that character journey, that mental journey that you can comprehend and develop along the process, right? I'm saying that we need to start teaching our children to push the tests back in.

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I'm telling you, I'm working with kids now. There's my living here. In the last, let's break it down to about four years, four to five years more so an increasing every year, three years ago, two years ago this year worst ever, every single youngster, again, obviously, who is a Christian, it is that exception, but the majority walk with it is that what do I mean by that? Whoo, you will my I have nothing you don't understand me. I have my this i to such a degree that I can choose exactly what I want to be. I decide I feel like there's so I relaxed, chill need to instill within our kids relaxed reverse. You can be told you can be guided. The funny thing is that there's so much I oftentimes,

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you know, there's such a big lack of identity. Yes. They don't even know what to do when they say that. i They don't know who they are. They asked me the other day on the on.

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We brought it up on the radio show you were getting.

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So me and Oh, you want a radio show? Yeah. Oh, what was it? What is it that a factory radio show that doesn't have

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a breakaway group. So we were talking about I summarize the word the the world through the eyes of our youth. And then I had a youngster on and I did the same with him and we came up with the same thing. If you summarize the world, through the eyes of our youth in one word, it's confusion.

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They're confused about who to who to latch on to what to be able to learn from what to learn.

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And now two point of memory is what Tinder you sow confusion is the word of the day. And then we still telling them you know what we're allowing them if this one say something, you can just do whatever you want. If that one say something you can do whatever you want to relax, reverse these adults around, you do not need to protect you to help you this assistance around you need to be thinking, I want to I want to just jump in here and say something I asked the other night people to tell me what they think I should talk about the next time and very interesting the topics that people suggested in the middle of Ramadan.

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But the one thing that I want to emphasize is a strong message now. We will always fit on men with us as youth. And throughout all ages, I think youth have always been trialed with something or the other. Because youth youth is madness men, and whatever med stuff is out there. Who's going to be attracted to it first, the youth right? So whatever new stuff come up, yes, it may be very much worse than what we had in 20 years ago. Understand, but we still had stuff

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Doing 1020 years ago 1020 years ago Obama was saying they could despite the lightest Danfa

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Ginetta mean they're saying the same thing now I'm sure they see this ending 50 years ago when the Beatles were out and Elvis in those videos I'm sure it's always going to be like that.

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But some survived in some didn't and those who survived at the strong Islamic foundation and that's the point no blame your environment all the time. But look at what is he trying to say these friend while out there, while Allah if the halter genetica coulda Masha Allahu La Quwata illa biLlah in terani Anna column in Camela Wawa for us our Obeah UTI Rahman jannettek. Our Yudhisthira Alia was born Amina semi for to see her side and Xalapa yes Acharya.

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He was saying was that the free response to the

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Porphyrins response to the wealthier friend

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you know, have you disbelieved in your load and if you look at me now, I have less than you in wealth any children.

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But if Allah subhanaw taala wanted to

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Allah subhanaw taala could cause destruction to all of you have. And Allah subhanaw taala gives a vivid description of what that may look like.

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In 2011, Komodo Farsan Bau attorney Herman genetica Usila Holly her husband and midsommer but to speak hearthside and Zelicah

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at Alosa Huntress is that you know, you owe the friend says the other friend and Allah narrating the Quran, that if Allah wanted to I might have listened you know, I don't at least well at least show them the if Allah once Allah can give me better than what you have. And Allah can destroy us and Allah can make your land become like you know all of your lash lens like a you know bear in place

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that's what you know, what is his what is his point in telling his free investment? Okay, yeah, you ever frame I'm asking I'm genuinely asking because yeah, you have a friend who's like thinking he's the bee's knees. He's the wealth of the world. Everything is just that oh, now you tell him

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Okay, the first reason is obvious, right? What you should rather do is remember where you come from. Right? It tells him that you come from from dirt you come from sperm.

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And then it tells him You should instead of saying what you currently saying I'm the old saying say Masha Allah Allah Quwata illa biLlah say it eases Allah wills and there's no power to do good except with what what Allah determines. So that's quite literal, we should genuinely say that and of course mean it also right this is from Allah and except that it's from Allah. Just a quick point, but But by the way, but what lies beyond the message of the obvious man because he's also telling him if you see that I've got less than you.

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Right? You're not if you see that I've got more than when we say mashallah, when we see somebody else says something quite something to be admired. He's saying you should rather have said Masha Allah La Quwata illa biLlah into Ronnie and a column in Camella wider so who you saying Masha Allah for for your own stuff.

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You say mashallah for your own stuff, because you're not acknowledging that those things are from Allah. That's the important point. And then he goes on and he tells him so perhaps my Lord will give me better than your your garden. And why is he telling him this? What what do you think? Now I was gonna say the same thing I was gonna say we often tell people to say martial law when they see outstaffing. Like, even you know, we talk about when you say, when you get the offer, it was put into the back of the martial law. So people can say martial law, when people say martial law for stuff as a martial law, but they say martial law, but why? Because you're looking to protect your

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stuff. Yeah, that's the only thing to break. But what the message here is, say martial law for your own stuff. remind yourselves you it's over? Yeah, exactly. I mean, you say your Masha Allah

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versus Ma, what Shah wanted Allah, Allah wanted for me, now, Allah granted me and then you add to that LA Hola. I have no ability in any way, shape or form at all, illa biLlah ha except for the alumni that are granted now.

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So again, I think the message that's coming through strongly is recognizing, because in that in, in that

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idea that Allah can flip the tables is, is again, it's like a preemption of the solution that's going to be mentioned in the next battable And that is, know that these states have wealth, and its presence and absence these are all temporary states decided by Allah subhanaw taala.

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Allah can change these dates as you please, as he pleases as he sees fit and

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your material state with it be safe

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wealth was a state of poverty, affluence or poverty. It's not indicative of your condition with Allah.

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Because, you know, also the loss was poor, like materially there were times in the life of Rasulullah sallallahu when he was poor

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yet he was adorned with the best of states with Allah subhanaw taala even at that occasion we are back online and we know info you know his wealth and if he Bill outliner but there was one occasion where we remodel the lawn or backyard lawn or

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if you if you face him then I see the camera get you out to focus because it's gone through your eyes just saying it's fine now but when you talk me then you look so blurry I'm thinking why look so blurry. So it is maybe because you tied and the camera can detect the cavalry to get tired look

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at you. Now, we're saying that there was even that occasions within those harbors lives that they were driven out of their homes because of anger and also some Gazza and said what are you outside and you know, and then the other one said, you know, it's like you're actually all here for the same reason when we like sit we're angry, there's nothing to eat in our homes and, and we're the we're the Whopper bucket outline of the Walmart lineup. So there was times in the life of a bucket around where he was, you know, he had yours Hello, he was furnishing the view thing that is hectic, brother, okay, after this ever you continue first finishing and I'm just saying like, that was the

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one degree and in other degree, but as that fluctuated, it never impacted the individual. Yeah, the personality Yeah, back to the, the relationship with Allah except that fueled them closer towards Allah Subhana. Now, there's a weak Hadith where the Sahaba speak about how they used to tie rocks around the stomach, because of severe hunger at works by the way, if you're trying to do recall this, not fast, but

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intermittent fasting, if you if you trying that out for the first time, it can be quite hectic. If you try something on your stomach meant to sort of cause completion that helps but be that as it may. So they show the profits as I'm gonna get they got the stones almost like look at our sacrifice in the nonprofit system lifts up his shirt to reveal that he's got two stones, and he said this, so we can eat better, I mean, for that the purposes of acknowledgement, so So essentially what it comes down to is his friend is telling him never mind what you got. But who are human, what are your values? Do you have a relationship with Allah? Because that is what's more important. And I think

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this is a very good friend, Allah grant has good friends like that.

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No, I think exactly. Yeah. Maybe you take the story further and shall

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we say?

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Look, just before you go just last thing I want to mention just on the we mentioned earlier, like you know, you become a lawyer but you

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what you are going to become a doctor, but you have your bedside manners you become obviously examples. But added to that is when you actually realize that you're working with the What am I becoming in the Who am I becoming? Then you get to a point of these individuals that we mentioned that the factors of Maryland by noon, children in wealth, don't impact your state with Alana, whether you struggling to get that Melinda and whether you're struggling to have the child with you struggling with whatever element of the sooner we'll be starting to find a wife, with this divine partner with

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all of that is dunya. Your partner is dunya let me say that the king, your partner is dunya and potentially a three to zero. And potentially an acid you're definitely every element of his new wife. Yeah, your wife and as a male and then obviously, your husband as female is part of the dunya. And any part of this dunya is a potential threat to Accra. 100%. Almost 100,000 school and full circle, save yourself. Oh tells us

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the verse Carlos mother says the only two children in your wealth deluded from the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala. So, welcome, welcome Allah, Allah, Allah, it's important to remember that men, and that's what I'm saying that when we work with who and what, then you get to those levels of the companies like the management outline, and the amount of wealthy head and you just give it all in the bottle and go do it again, and go make that numbers again. I mean, when he came to Medina, and they were giving and shading and everything, he's like, you're gonna, this is the level of businessman that he was. He's like, don't give me anything. Because what I'm about to build, you're

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gonna think of us is exposing me to the marketplace. They point into the marketplace. He started over he built up his wealth to a level he became the reason for not wanting to take it was because he know what to share with now. What I'm saying is really come with it. What I'm saying

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that wasn't the reasoning that maybe came across like that, but he was actually he was actually alluding to the ability to

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build something from it's because if a speaker you know he doesn't want to be the

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person with dignity never wants to be the one that has to take now because of of need. So he an accountant that he told him Look into the marketplace, they might point in the marketplace and he builds up a level of wealth it becomes a source of funding for the missions of Islam. And this is when the skill you've developed the what you've become is aligned to the who you've become. So you become an asset to yourself and you become an asset to the Ummah you become an asset to yourself you become an asset to your family you become an asset to everybody around you now so look let's let's wrap it up I'm gonna just briefly go with the rest of the story so it says this friend Oh used to be

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hammer oh hell hold on Fernanda stealthy Allahu Taala potentially all of this can just be destroyed. Right and he goes on any elaborate and how it can be disregarded. Oh, he told the family he falls by for us Baja yo Kalibo cafe here Allah and Coffea are here How we doin Allah Arusha where your code yeah later Nina Mushrik Robbie I had so basically is warning is filling in great detail about Allah can destroy all his property. And then he's going to sit in the great and remote look and cause the water to become deep sunken into nothingness you have no access to that water now. Oh, Allah subhanaw taala can basically cause the entire property to be toppled.

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Yeah, so the same thing that is for benefit can actually come and destroy everything now. And then he says, then you can integrate and you will, you will say, lamb Cu[???]ic Pura Vida hada how are we shall I never even mentioned could Allah while I'm while I'm tabula houfy, to yawns Runa hoomin. Do Anita and then at that time, we won't have any fear. Any group that will be able to help him

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besides Allah, or Makana, moonta sera, nor will they be able to help themselves, you know, those individuals

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who suffer now who nearly killed while I actually live in hack, and then when all of that happens, in other words, inevitably, Allah authority

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guardianship mastery, inevitably belongs to Allah truly, who are hiring Saba Hiren Acaba, Allah is the One who is the best in terms of reward and the best in terms of outcome. So what is really trying to advise his friend with is like, don't sit your site so short man.

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You're looking at now you're quite guarded and not the children? At the end, at the end down the line really? Who's gonna be in charge? Who's gonna have the last laugh, so to speak? Right? And that's a sign of intelligence now lost, lost or stolen? What do you say, I can use to summon down? And if so, who? Amelia Lima paddleboat. Well, I assume an at bat and if so who Hawa what Amanda Allah Allah. So you can call us or send out the intelligent one is the one who man down and if so, what Amelia Lima battle motto is a preseason, as he puts this whole idea of the dunya in a way, he pushes it out of the way so that they can prepare for that which is often death. And that's what

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we're saying, when we're not saying it shouldn't be vehement. We're not saying don't have like, if you have the money, or if you have a Ferrari, or whatever, saying Listen to Mars, I was like, No, there's nothing wrong with

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the kitchen. I mean, oh my god, I never I mean, when I

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was when

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I was like, there's nothing wrong is getting a Ferrari and having a big house and having all of the money and the Sydney but just push it out of the way now easily with times where things become just extremely, no, I ended up pushing because it's subjective. But okay, as a question for you, right? Serious question. Should you strive for a lot of wealth, yes or no? I say yes. 100% is

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not as your main objective. But as an objective wealth. I believe you must strive to continuously grow in all of your potential resources that you can use to better your current circumstances and all of those around you. Now, remember, I'm not talking about your basics now. I'm not even talking. I do care enough to support your family and love forget about enough money to go every month. If you're smart to yesin I'm talking about should you strive, like a lot of wealth. Is that something you should do to me?

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You must act with purpose. If you have a purpose for that wealth, strive for the

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Nightosphere say that again, I wasn't

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restrict I'm going to use that as an ad for my next coaching session call me make that post.

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I'm going to make that post with a photo Zakaria smiling filing. And then say they say the quote again. You forgot to get it just throw this because it was like I was, I was saying that you for me. The thing is, you must act with purpose. Now. Everything you did tends to intention. If you have a purpose for the world, a good purpose of the world. Let's try for the moment.

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So

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So, that's beautifully said if it's if it's if it's just, you know, full indulgence, then you must know that even though it might be permissible, it can be taken away from what's more important. Okay. Excellent. Now, I, I said in July I think 234 weeks ago, I didn't know something like that I said,

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You must strive for a lot of wealth. If you can handle it. If you know that you can handle it. If you don't know that you can handle it. You can strive with with key with caution, but the moment you see you can handle it. Don't sell your Acura

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and I'm not gonna say if you if you know you can enter it, then go for it, because we know that that it is something that we make dua for the Profit System would make the IFO Aloha, my name is Erica Inman efia. What is contra Yeva. So for as long as the risk is Talib, you can be a great asset to Islam and to those around you. If you have a lot of wealth. It's just simple. Yeah. But don't sell your IRA. And here's the thing, people that don't have don't know if they can handle it if they have now how do you know if you can handle it? If you're going to handle it? If you're going to have if you don't have and you never had

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some people followed me but don't worry, I'm not gonna go bad anything you further yourself, myself, how you're going to know if you can handle it. If you have, if you don't have you never had to have the experience to know that you can.

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Basically, you never listen to what you're saying to me.

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I know what you mean to get back. My point is this. So how do you know I know you know, you you first put for yourself, right? And this is where Zacharias point is so profound. Create the purpose for the wealth. And when the wealth comes in, and you're not serving that purpose, or it's not serving that purpose or greater one, then the reversal group cry. For me there's a hadith in this regard. It's comes the magic of Oberon of a companion just going out to work. Young, strapping lead

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and you're strapping lead

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strong guy, oh, you got to work. Other companies say that, you know, they they remark that you know how? How strong easily and stuff like that. If only he spent it in the portable, and he didn't Rasulullah saw some came through here. But then he said

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that if he is thriving,

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right?

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If he's trying to earn money, because he has parents that have needs, and he's working to fulfill those needs, then he's in the possible

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if he is

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earning money to feed his family is dependent

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on and to keep them from asking the knees in the possible

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if he is striving to earn for himself to prevent himself from asking then is in the possible? Yeah.

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And the last what's the Hadith says

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I forget the authentic

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accompaniment of Toblerone. And I think it's seen me remind me about that. Laughter now it's a very useful narration to have definitely. Because, you know, if he's, if he's in the news feed in the path of shaitan I would love to check it up. Don't forget can Ilana people please Simona Zakaria reminder at the my send me that that because I would love to use it beautiful narration and while I span a lot, what more is there to say after that, you know, what I mean?

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People are narrow minded about many things, men,

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you know, you made you made examples earlier on about the arrogant lawyer and what Doctrina are these if you went out to earn, right, if you went out to earn simply to obtain more to boast to the end, one Will Ferrell Horton, he went out to just you know,

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put on a show of wealth and in to show off or to you know, a mess, what he could post with with other people, then then he's in the path of shaytaan SHA Spanner. So, so that and actually to be honest with you, that's where I got the idea that you know, have a purpose. And then and then I think that listen is essential to everything is a mere habit, you know, if without this narration, you wouldn't have necessarily thought that providing for yourself or your family or being independent from others is a good purpose. The narration puts things into perspective. But what I wanted to say is I will rather been arrogant lawyer and an insincere Molana

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Allah forgive us Yeah.

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But I think it's very important we always make examples of other fields

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in our in our own field like yo, what is via instancia Marlena McGraw what is the water however Lakota in the field with a warning against like even like corrupt leadership and stuff like that

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anywhere he was recently with rectifiers to Korea and also Yeah. So now what happens is this three individuals that come to

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to Alessandro

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and Cody Mujahidin, the half is the show's near so they come and they say Allah I read I don't know that would exactly what was the order. But anyway, so the three come the other half and says, you know, I memorize the Quran recited the book of Allah subhanaw taala. And then Allah subhanaw taala 1000 Clearly kept you did that. So that it could be said, So and so was a half with so you got what you intended. You got the objective you had in mind? So yeah, by me, there's nothing for you and they drag him to the five gentlemen, protect us. I mean, the same with it.

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The same with them who died? I fought in the path of Allah gave my life I don't You said no, you fought that could be said that so and so was brave. And they said it. So in other words, whatever you're going to intend, you're going to get it. And that was your intention. So you got it. Now the coin, there's nothing for you. Yeah. You never intended for something to be for you, you know, you intended for the outcome of your actions to be in the dunya. And that's what he's saying there. Yeah. And, and, you know, for Quran

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it's about me V and that the Tamiya we think so, Allah subhanaw taala garantita intentions have that element of the athlete. And now, that the outcome, I mean, I was just thinking, I just like to

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mention what we spoke about. In conclusion, we touched on

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the finite nature of this dunya as a as a solution to the problem that is becoming deluded by the dunya.

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And making, allowing what you have to make you think more of yourself than you should

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or to become deluded by the you know, away from the finite nature of life.

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We spoke about mentorship and guidance and good friends, and we spoke as well about

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lead like nurturing, putting your kids in the company of those who they can look up to learn from learn the ways learn, they have the have the added, nurtured. And we were speaking about also having a healthy relationship with wealth. That's very important.

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And I think that can be summarized when it shows emphasis, that we're not opposed to having wealth, we're able to post having a lot of wealth, but you must have a healthy relationship with wealth.

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Earning Money is not the purpose of our existence.

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In fact, it's merely a means for greater purposes further. So, you know, I think there's a just in conclusion, some of the things that we touched upon now I'm just

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talking about wealth, since I'm away, not our way. Like it's not academies, or if you have if you want to support what we do, we never really raise funds or anything. It's just we've got good people who we get paid, you get paid no, and neither do I.

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But I mean, for the studio running of the studios, stuff like that people people have been generous Alhamdulillah And a huge thanks to those who have contributed. You know, subhanAllah the guys like to personally thank whoever contributed because you can, this mic is so quiet that you should never scold me once out when I'm moving it there is nothing, if not,

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honestly Subhan, Allah hamdulillah from Mannheim, Ghana, its state of the art as is sending a biller for her it's just the the community believed in the fact that we needed to be at state of the art level. For what just to be on the same. Like it's not mature enough to compete with nonsense men out there. Anyway. That's that athma you have an important announcement to make and then I'm gonna Zakaria to conclude

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and as I said he is gonna make the DUA he by Chetna say you must make the door

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How do you

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tell me recommend any of them?

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Okay, so now I was just saying that insha Allah Tala, we were speaking about wealth and spending in the path of Allah subhanaw taala and so on. And on Monday evening, at 10:30pm Insha. Allah Tala we are celebrating the anniversary of our TT or Padre campaign. And what we facilitated for Alhamdulillah and I'm super excited about it is a great platform of unity which provides amazing opportunity to other organizations and to all

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have almost my who generally becomes more generous in Ramadan so that gays that we've actually worked with a number of other organizations that are also doing amazing work that we can't necessarily do within one organization. But all of these different organizations are serving different areas of the Ummah and humanity and we've come together under one banner and hamdulillah there's like like a working out to the TDR by their campaign theme, so it became a little wider. So we have a number of other organizations which are quickly mentioned it's common Institute at

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Fusion India Medical Foundation at these youth more study it is project minder as well and we know the good work we've had him on the show also before a nice of you to invite his nadie ketamine is not Academy then just decline

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inviting fellow now I'm just joking now but that's our gear is that you know we take the greatest single donation base which you're saying contribution so masala and you were gonna give for this Ramadan might be a certain amount of money towards

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feeding schemes or whatever it may be in impoverished communities whatever and in some doors I hate school and sort of Algeria and some doors there is no one base that that same money that you were going to give you can place it in itself all of these organizations will be working towards a collective target and we invite everyone to join us live we're going to be on the calmer YouTube channel coming Institute.

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I'm just thinking about money organizational training as well. Really cool initiative which started through appearance and I'm going to use I'm telling you if you didn't get some of the tools that they that they have to offer the but anyway, so we're working together inshallah one donation base two and that's live on Monday night at 1030. On the comer YouTube page, you can just hit comma follow it and then you will be ready to rock and roll with us on Monday evening. And we launching the campaign on Monday evening in sha Allah Tada so I look forward to seeing everyone I mean particularly come on as a carrier for the no we're not going to have is not academy that night. No

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