Akhlaaq of the Ummati #13
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alameen wa salatu salam ala
Sayyidina Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to
Fira from abajo, my sister's
the most reliable sign
is the pleasure that you get from spending time with your friend.
It is true that we have good friends. And
you know, we may be due to various circumstances, we don't see them for years and years. And then when you meet them, it is like you had just met them the previous day.
But the reason you didn't meet them for all those years was not because you did not want to be there it was not in your control.
For various reasons beyond your control, you were not able to meet them,
you did not meet them. But when you didn't come back, it was like you had never left.
But what is the underlying message there, the underlying message there is that if I had a choice,
if I was the one deciding then I would never be parted from my friend, we would have been together all those years, that we had to be a part that we were forced to be a part.
Now, again, with the caveat and the wanting to say that whatever examples that we give, in teaching and learning,
these are to be understood. When the when the example relates to
Allah subhanaw taala glory and majesty that it must be understood in the
framework and in the background of the glory and majesty of Allah.
So here when I'm talking about friendship, I'm not talking about human friendship, I'm talking about his slaves love for his rub gender.
I just saw somebody sent me
you know, a
from somebody else, just as a matter of
for me to show to show me something and that was a correspondence to somebody who just had a heart attack and this person is sending a message to
to their friends,
family, to say, Please pray for me, I don't want to die.
I hope God is not calling me to himself.
I don't want to leave my children.
Now my point is that
is that how somebody who loves Allah subhanho wa Taala was will speak this person who's who I just mentioned is not a Muslim. And may Allah subhanaw taala guide them to Islam. But I'm saying that if you if you look at somebody who is a Muslim, somebody about whom Allah subhanaw taala said Valentina armano eyeshadow, but Allah, Allah said that the believers
is it and those who believe are those who love Allah subhanho wa Taala Asha should do what
they love Allah subhanaw taala more than over and above anything and everything else. There is nothing in the earth on the face of the earth. There's nothing in their lives who they love more than they love Allah subhanaw taala
I remember once I was sitting in a in the clinic in in America, I was sitting in the waiting room have to see a doctor. It was a polyclinic kind of thing. So there were many doctors that different, different faculties of medicine. And I can't remember what it was, but whatever it was, I was sitting there to meet one of the doctors and I saw an old man who given the using a walker.
And as he passed close by me, I could distinctly smell urine.
So obviously, he was incontinent.
In voluntarily he was also passing urine. And he was old he was bent over he was in a pushing his Walker. And he went up to the to the young lady at the counter and he said I have to see the doctor. It's an emergency
He wanted to meet the dermatologist the skin specialist
so she said so you don't have an appointment we haven't she's an underwriter. I mean I have I don't have an appointment but it's you know how to meet him it's an emergency. So she said so what is the emergency?
So he shows her us bald.
He shows a a discoloration on the scalp on the on the top of his head. And he said, I think this is skin cancer. I just noticed it.
Now knows better than old man. But my point is that I'm thinking to myself, Well, okay, so it's in cancer. I mean, so you will die. And why would you want to live look at look at your state in this world. I mean, you can't walk straight you are bent over you need a walker you incontinent urine is passing. What is the quality of your life anyway? Well, if you look at that, what is the quality of your life and being america he was? I mean, this was days before Uber and so on and so forth or maybe to a taxi but more than likely he drove himself so he's he has to drive himself there's there isn't even he doesn't even have any help to bring him to the hospital. And
he's an actress either writes an emergency I was getting cured, you know, I can't die. What is this? I'm not saying that one needs to have a death wish. Of course not Islam is not in favor of death wishes or suicidal tendencies, but the desire to meet Allah Jalla Jalla. Now how can you read Allah subhanaw taala without dying?
You can you can be in the Presence of Allah subhanaw taala without dying when we die inshallah we will be in his presence. We asked Allah subhanaw taala to make that day when we are called to him when he calls us to him, the best day of our lives, but that will come in and come then Islam, we cannot Hurry it up and we cannot postpone it. Allah subhanaw taala said, wait.
Now you're stuck, you're gonna shatter when I saw the Mona Lisa, when the time comes, it cannot be delayed, it cannot be brought forward. So when it comes, it comes.
We can bring it forward, we can delay it. So it's not in our control. But
I want to meet allow,
you know, sooner or later, you know, the Islamic marriage where he was called to Allah subhanaw taala
to meet Allah subhanaw taala in whatever the detail of that meeting was in keeping with the grace and majesty of Allah.
But as soon as a slum called something else, the mirage of the moment and you know what that is right? That is Salah.
So how can I meet Allah without dying through Salah. The Salah is the tool whereby I am in the Presence of Allah subhanho wa Taala della della.
I'm talking to Allah subhanho wa Taala, real time and Allah Subhana Allah is listening to me real time. And if Allah wishes, Allah can respond to me real time and I will know in a response to me, when Allah responds to my Salah, when Allah subhanaw taala grants me that
he grants me that
concentration, He grants me that special connection with him.
Where there is nobody else except me. And my agenda
attaches the meaning of closeness to Allah subhanaw taala. Now we're looking at the
qualities or rather a man in our class of a flock of humanity.
And that is the quality I want to
speak about today.
Mandela mentioned it.
And he called it he said, Well, levena Joby Tony Robbins.
That's right, that is it, who are these people who are early rather than those who spend and those who spend the night before their rub incision in such there and
who spent the night talking about spending the whole night, right. So think about that. I mean, even if you don't spend all night, think about how much
alleged training as a measure Allah is not saying here you have to necessarily spend the whole night so let's say that Who is the man who loves a lot more the one who spends more time in it.
The man who spends more time in that may Allah grant us the ability to do that.
Zod which is devotion to Allah which is physical effort in order to get close to Allah subhanho wa Taala which includes Vicar which of course includes Salah, Salah is the essence of it, it's the root of it.
All it includes Hello just being alone by yourself.
you know, concentration on Allah subhanaw taala, the reflection, the forecourt or the bore all of these things. And remember, all of these things take time. And when I say take time they are they're not things that you do in between WhatsApp messages, you know, in in between
all the so called communication gimmicks and social media is something that you seclude yourself, you throw away your phone and you put it away, put the phone away, put everything away, and biocell takes time. It takes time it takes a long time because anything which requires development take take physical development is the easy one to explain take physical development
I was watching one of these videos which which make makes everything looks very look very easy. So there's this guy, who's you know, he's just wearing
trousers, his top body, torso is completely bare. And literally you can sort of trace every muscle on his body. So it It shows the level of his of his physical fitness and development. And he says 10 minute,
fat burning routine for the day. And he starts with something and then he comes to
he comes to you data, the lower plank and a higher plank. So basically he is down, flat on his face, on his chest, his body resting on the forearms like this. And then he
presses down on one arm and he raises himself up when he presses down the other arm reasons. Then it goes down and down. and up and up. Just try it
I guess try
if I can find that that little clip I will put it in the description of this of this video. You know, I mean I am ashamed to say it but I couldn't do it.
I just could not do it. I found that that I don't have the strength
in my shoulders to push myself up with one hand.
I mean that guy is doing it like you know he can do it in asleep. I mean, the point is that he that's not magic. It's the fact is that here is somebody who has spent hours and hours and hours building his muscles so that when he has to do a certain thing he can do that very easily and gracefully. Now if I want to do that, is it possible for me Of course it's possible for me anything is possible.
But is there a shortcut? I mean what he gained in you know, maybe two hours of
two hours in the in the in the in the gym pumping iron, can I get that in 10 minutes? No, you can't. You cannot maybe you can get some benefit instead of two hours. You don't have two hours. Maybe you have one hour but there has to be some kind of relationship in terms of time. So here Allah subhanaw taala is saying those who spend the night All right so you can spend the whole night but can you get that in 10 minutes.
Can I get that in some hurried you know recitation of the Quran whatever I can do and I my mind is also traveling somewhere else and here.
Please understand this this is not this dounia is a dounia of Casa de Nia is his world is a world of effort.
Unless rantala mentioned is very clearly la Sol in in sunny la masala said for the human being there is only what he has worked for what he will work. So if we don't want to work, then we cannot get the results whether whatever it is whether it's academics, whether it is careers,
whether it is
you know spirituality and getting close to Allah subhanaw taala whatever it might be. The only way that we are going to get that is by making effort is by spending time on it. and spending time is not just you know, the topic of the hours, it is thought full time. It is a time that we spend with thought
as they say, you know in terms of thoughtful practice, they say that it is you get more benefit from hitting 10 balls in golf is talking about about golfing, he says you get more practice more benefit by hitting 10 balls thoughtfully.
Then you will get by hitting 100 balls just like
so you get 10 times the reward and again, remember these are not exact
Numbers, what the message being given here is that if you want benefit, then you must focus on the thing and you must be thoughtful in it. And as I, as I mentioned to you, and I am saying this in the context of Islam, and in the context of connecting with Allah subhanaw taala, because that is the best and the highest context, but it can be anything, absolutely anything at all. benefit is directly proportional, proportionate to the thoughtful time that you spend in practicing that thing.
So, here Allah subhanaw taala saying that the event of a man, the special slaves of Allah subhanho wa Taala are those who spend their time before they are wrapped up sooner or later been so dead, okay. Before they wrap in such the and I mentioned, it's our marriage because it was called Santa Santa's Miracle Morning.
He said, this is the marriage of the moment that when you are making pseudocode
on the earth, you are not making such that on the earth you are making such that before the throne before the arch of Allah.
This is the meaning of
of the Miracle Morning.
So how can I meet Allah subhanho wa Taala without dying before I die through Salah through and again, I'm not referring here obviously as you can, I'm sure you will know I'm not referring to the first Salah the first Salah is the boundary condition the first Salah is something that I do
to even just prove that I'm Muslim, the first Salah is a boundary condition the peninsula is not is not something that
you know that it is the most of again, you know, this is a difficult thing when you when when when we talk about something you seem to be
to sort of detract in importance from it. That's the intention, the facade there's nothing that allows for handled likes more
than the fault Salah at its correct time. So the first Salah is absolutely critical. If you are not praying that then it means that, you know, whether I'm still a Muslim or not is a matter of debate. It's not a matter of doubt.
Allah subhanaw taala said that Allah said and this is what he said, Allah said that the one who prays
what I have made for the enemy, where he prays the five for Salah on time. At its correct time, Allah said it is my responsibility on the day of judgment to forgive this person and enter him into gender.
So this is the the value of forcella. So we're not detracting from that. What we're saying is that if you want in addition to that, if you want the job if you want closeness to Allah subhanaw taala and that's what we're looking at here, then we have to do more than that, and that more is in our field. And in this particular case, Allah is making special and specific mention of the Hadhrat is talking about praying in the night. Now it doesn't mean that you don't create in the day, or that that a prayer in the day is is less important or less valuable. No it is equally valuable. The value of the Salah comes from its quality of the nature the quality of that prayer, how well do I pray? So
day or night doesn't matter but night has special meaning because Allah subhanaw taala mentioned the nights the night prayer. Allah mentioned this in sort of size that I mentioned it again Tata Jaffa Juno boohooman Neil maharajji Yeah, the owner of Bonhoeffer
von ferrata Levon appsumo, fellowmen, karate, I can do it. No, I'm not around that I said these are the people who wake up who get up from their sides in the night. And they stand before Allah Subhana Allah Bueno, Kofi Otama between the fear of the punishment of Allah and hope for his mercy, that is their mental attitude, that is the nature that is there, the
that is what's in their heart, they, they on the one hand, is the glory and majesty and awfulness. martela. On the other hand, there is immense thankfulness to him, there is love for him geladeira Lu, and that is where the slave is standing between these two things. And our last round that I said that Allah likes this so much that they have given up their sleep and they are standing in the night that Allah said that if they knew what Allah subhanaw taala has kept for them in terms of their reward, it would be the coolness of their eyes. So this is the latest promising reward analyzers not alleged not promising any ordinary water lacing this reward is so beautiful, I kept it hidden
And that when they see it, they will be very, very happy. May Allah make us all among them, who will be given this reward that Allah has kept hidden for us and May Allah enable us to do that which takes us to that spot where we can, where we deserve this reward and we ask Allah to gives us reward out of his mercy and grace, not because we deserve it. So my brothers and sisters, you must make some effort because, you know, even when they're asking for the mercy and grace of Allah subhanaw taala some effort has to be made.
without any effort,
Allah can give him and can grant His mercy and of course Allah grants His mercy Allah grants His mercy, without our effort and despite our wrong effort, but here we are trying to do the best that we can do. So Allah subhanaw taala saying these are the people who stand
And Allah subhanaw taala in such them and I must love these people.
So as I said, the most reliable sign of those who love Allah subhanho wa Taala is the amount of time to spend with Allah. And as I said many different ways there are
than a vicar of Allah subhanaw taala and the peak of that the most beautiful of that is Salah itself. Now
my brothers sisters, also think about this, that
Salaam used to call this karate line he used to call Salah
the coolness of his eyes, he would say to send our beloved Rihanna is just a give us, give us
give us you know, relief. As they say don't call don't think of Salah as a burden because Allah sent Salah to ease your burden. So Salah is not a burden Salah is the tool by which your burdens can be eased, where life can be made easier for you and ascend the Salah for a purpose and the purpose is to ease that burden burden. So don't consider Salah to be a burden.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala send this Ella Derbyshire Salam is to call 402 is the coolness of eyes he is to ask Allah give us relief called the land because when you go into Salah, all the cares of the world and all the worries and everything else falls off our shoulders. We ask Allah subhanaw taala for this for this feeling. And for us to be able to.
To do this, Salah is also the time when we talk to our loss manager and we tell our stories. In the indoor we make the art or loss writer we tell our stories, we reflect on the Quran that we are reciting in Salah. And remember in in, in the hedges and so on in our field, you can even read from the most of you can read from the most obvious if you have lip reading behind him like some people do in Dharavi and all that that's not permitted, but by yourself when you're praying hamdulillah no problem. If you are not happy you been and you want to read some other part of the Quran that you don't get you have not memorized. So you can read from the most of so read and reflect and think
I don't read the English and so on there, but they read the Arabic and then reflect and think and say what is saying the Quran has layers and layers of meanings. There is the obvious meaning, which is the translation and then there is a meaning of the meaning is the understanding of the meaning. When you say what does it mean to me? You're not talking translation we're talking about in the heart, what does it do to
say if I if I say what does your father mean, do not I'm not asking for the translation of the word father, meaning what is the value of your father what what really, what emotions are triggered when I say father? So here we are saying that your connection with Allison Hamilton and my connection telestrator? What are the emotions that are being triggered? What is it that that is what is it that we are seeing? What is it that I'm saying?
Allah, Allah knows? It's not as if you know, my story, when I tell Allah that this is a new stream, of course it is not Allah subhanaw taala knows it. But Allah Subhana Allah likes to hear it from us. This is our connection with him.
So we vote online, we tell him our story. And Allah knows our circumstances. He knows our difficulties. He knows our challenges. And there is nothing there's nobody who shows appreciation more than an astrologer. So it is this we are asking, and for these to get over these difficulties, a lot smarter promise to support and a great reward. Now what more can we ask? Seaman runners just
a large amount of data that refers to a solo salon with great love and with great affection as his most beloved of his creatures. And Allah subhanaw taala
with a task which is absolutely mind boggling when you think about it.
Yours, you know, in in it negotiation skills
I participate and I you know, I'm I arbitrate in disputes.
I teach conflict resolution and I facilitate conflict resolution workshops, and so on and so forth. So, I can tell you that the most difficult thing to convince anybody about is ideological things. absolutely the most difficult thing to convince somebody about is an ideological issue. People can be convinced about many other things, but ideology, very, very difficult what i believe i believe, I mean, whether it is logical illogical, makes no difference, there is something that I believe something that I love, just try forget, forget ideology, that examined in some ways it is ideology, but forget, try to convince someone to vote for a political party other than the one that they
normally vote for,
tried to get a republican to vote democrats and viceversa Democrat, or even better try to get somebody to change a football club that they follow or the support and, and support the opponent of that quite the opposite side of that, or some other football club. I mean, we can't even do that, you know, you know how difficult that is how absolutely difficult it is to get people to change their loyalties from one side or other. Imagine here, the task being given is to get people to leave what they have been worshipping for, literally for centuries, what they were worshipping, what their fathers forefathers, were worshiping and give all that up and worship only one who is their Creator
and you are my Creator. And that is Allah Subhana Allah geladeira how he How easy is that tell me that is the most difficult task, there is nothing more difficult than that, to get people to change, who they worship.
And you know, and I know that this cannot be forced, just like you cannot force somebody to change their loyalty from one football club to another, how will you get anybody to change their loyalty from from one god to another
by force, it is simply not possible. Belief is in the heart. loyalty is in the heart, you can enforce certain behavior, for example, you can, you know, maybe for someone to say something or to speak about something in a particular way. Take today, for example, you know, the the Black Lives Matter protests that are going on in America and all the force on speaking, using the using respectful language, when you are talking to people. So certain words are completely taboo. You cannot say that word. If you say that word, it's, first of all, it is something which is illegal, it's an offence, you could get into trouble legally, you could be arrested. Definitely, it is
highly, highly offensive, and so on and so forth. So by force, you can change somebody, the way that person expresses himself or herself.
Right. And so that this person now is, as we use the view, we even use the term politically correct. So here is a person who is politically correct. But look into their heart if you could, and we don't, we can't, but I'll let the person say, in their heart, has that changed? Does that person now have genuine respect for black people? Does that person have genuine respect for black people? For example, in a politically correct language,
the word disabled is not supposed to be used, right? So instead of saying disabled, you said differently abled. So here you got a person who's blind, and you say, Oh, no, no, he's not disabled at all is differently abled. My simple question is would you like to be in that person's place? Would you like to be differently abled?
Would you like to become blind?
And enjoy that different ability?
So just because you have changed a word
Believe me, unless the attitude changes.
What is the meaning of saying attitude changed with regard to differently abled, it means that you will give a blind person a job in your company. That's what it means. If you are going to say
that blindness is not a disability, and I don't I agree it is not a disability.
Then what does it mean? It means that when I am hiring a blind person, I will give that blind person a job
provided you know I can I'm I'm convinced that this blind person can physically do that job.
I've got a very good friend of mine who's a who is a partner.
In one of the big five accounting firms in the world, and he's blind, and he's, he's, you know, hugely valuable. I mean, you don't become a partner for because people are, you know, somebody having pity on you know, he became a partner because he's capable of that.
So, blind people are capable of doing any job that any person with eyesight can do they just use different faculties and they do it differently.
changing hearts is very tough. Now, this is what was given to a soulless wrestler. And his job was, this was given to him and his tasks, the scope of it was all of humanity till the end of time. And this is what is unique about his the scope of his work and the scope of any other levy for all the other Amir Allah subhanaw taala sent them to their people in our salon de la comi. We have said no Elisa to his people. Allah sent via musala salam to figure out and to take care of his own oma when Israel, Allah, Allah sent each person, Allah subhanaw taala said who that is Allah Allah subhanaw taala said Luthor is Allah Allah, Allah sent Salah, la salam, and so on to their people to take
care. In some cases, Allah knows best maybe it was only a small town or a village or something. In some cases it was it was bigger than that. I don't even know whether any of them was sent to. Busan probably was sent to the biggest of the lot, which was the bunnies and Egypt but that's one country.
Whereas rasulillah salam was sent to the whole world until the end of time.
Omar lot, tell me all the words.
And as far as the music concerned, I mean all the rest of the words Allah knows best. What that means and what was the lesson and scope was but from the human perspective
the scope of work of the ravioli salaam,
salaam is all of mankind until the end of time because he's the last and final of the messengers of Allah.
So Allah sent him with this with this huge, an extremely difficult job. And obviously when Allah subhanaw taala sends somebody with something, he also empowers them. He also gives them the tools to succeed because Allah has the purpose of sending somebody not to see them fail. Allah wants them to succeed. And also Lhasa hamdulillah. We know that he he completely and totally succeeded. So Allah subhanho wa Taala sent him with his job and he gave him the tool and what is the tool? Allah subhanaw taala told us it Allah. We live in Asia. Yeah, you are Muslim loco, la la la kalila this vo incose Mino karela de la hora.
Allah does it. Stand to pray at night? Yeah, even Muzammil Allah subhanaw taala said, Oh, you wrapped and wrapped and sleeping wrapped in covers, and sleeping COVID lay lay Luckily, stand up to pray in the night except for a little
11 except for a little miss vo Of course, we know kalila owes you that a half of it or a little less than that, or a little more. And recite the Quran in a slow and pleasant style. What is a parameter Tila?
Now, Allah subhanaw taala tells us that we need to connect to him and we need to draw our spiritual sustenance from that connection, if we want to do is work. And this applies to everything in life, but most certainly it applies to the work of a brother or sister, I ask myself how many people in our organizations and this should apply to anything the point is like somebody said, if somebody is claims to be serious about something,
but they are not praying, they are not making dua in that thing, then they are not serious. So this is your claim. You're the proof of your claim. The proof of your claim about being serious about something is what whether you are praying and making draw for it. And if you are not doing that, it means you're not serious. I'm saying take it a step further and say we have organizations we have no art we have diet, we have people who are working in the field of Dawa
in organizations, people who are doing the work of our individually, how many of them are praying to hedger and how many of them are praying
Wow that's a
string of Harley davidsons that is going down the road I got them I think what
we are, we are.
We say we are in the work of inviting towards Allah smart Allah and we don't. What does it say about our understanding itself, about how to connect Allah Subhana Allah subhanaw taala gave his Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam this, the hatchet, and this came in the first year of Revelation. The five time for Salah came in the 13th year of Revelation. So for 12 years, Salah Solomon the Sahaba were praying regularly.
Right? And Allah is the witness for that. Allah subhanho wa Taala is the witness for the
for the 100 that the Sahaba were praying Allah Subhana Allah then also advised the solar cell about how Julissa Kimmy salata, Lee dukey shamcey ella Vasa la live occur Anil further in nacore Anil Virginie kanima hood Amina layli pata had been affiliated La Casa La sakara boo Karma Karma Mahmoud
Allah and establish the comedy cellar so that's the first establishment is that of the fourth salah and as it established a Salah from midday till the darkness of the night which is a harasser, Maghrib and Isha and recite Koran in the early dawn fudger Verily, the recitation of Quran in the fudger Salah is ever witnessed it is attended by the angels and then in some parts of the night also offer salah and we did we did as an additional Salah which is the hard job
and Allah does it It may be that your job will raise you to mahkamah ma moda, we ask Allah subhanaw taala for this for us.
Think about this, that
is the issue of being alone with the one that you love and how beautiful it is
you know that we do this. And if you do this with concentration, then what we should also do is to think about the effect of that and we say what is the effect of the hygiene in my in my own life? Now it is
as I told you about praying without concentration, it is something that is
according to me something that is supposed to be impossible because how prayer is bigger, right unless Rhonda does it. Me Sara Lee decree? Allah said establish the salah for my remembrance for my thicker so when I'm in the Salah, how can I be roughing? How can I be thoughtless? How can I it's like saying I am eating in order to a sewage and and take care of my hunger. But in the middle of my eating, I am still hungry. How is this possible? Tell me if you're eating, your hunger has to come down no matter how hungry you are. The first morsel of food that goes into your belly will bring your hunger down and you're eating now and you eat you've been eating for a while and you say I'm
still hungry. Something is wrong, right? Something is wrong with me. There's something wrong with you. Because if I am in Salah, which is to be established for the vicar of Allah
Akemi salata, Lizzy Cree, for the seeker of Allah subhanaw taala and in the middle of the Salah, I'm laughing I'm somewhere else I'm making mistakes and then I have to make some new sources or something or even if I'm not making a mistake, which requires others who are you know, and I know my mind is wandering I'm somewhere else I'm I don't have to I'm worried about this or I'm thinking about that then how is this Allah what is the quality of the sun?
So the issue is not just to get up in the night and pray that is very, very important. For example, the solar system in one beautiful IDC said, Allah loves the man who wakes up and wakes up his wife. And he said, Allah loves the woman wakes up.
And so let us try to be that. Let us try to be people who not only wake up for the hygiene, but also wake up our spouses or children and inculcate them don't, please don't try to force anybody this because that's another big problem. If you try to force them, then you just instill in them a dislike for the thing. So don't do that. Thoroughly talk to them. Lord, the beauty of this talk to them about the benefit of this demonstrate for them, you know your love for that. So that they
They are they are drawn towards that you should be the best example of that. And then of course also with them, ask them, shall I wake you up and you say yes then Okay, then go with them. Don't make them 10 times with them once and if they will fall asleep, it's okay. The next day you tell them, you know, I came to wake you up, can I do that a little bit more, be polite, be nice. But make sure that it gets inculcated, you know, the minute they start seeing the benefit of that. You don't have to tell them to do it again. I love this story about Arnold Schwarzenegger. wonderful stories about what the man but the story I like the best is that
he was arrested two or three times for breaking entry. Now you might say well, is he a thief? No, he's not a thief. He was arrested for breaking and entering into the gym to work out on a Sunday. I mean, these were the days before they were 24 hour gyms. So on a Sunday, the man he didn't he needed to do that he needed to do is exercise. And since no gym was available, he you know, went into some place. And of course, somebody reported. Now what does it tell you? It shows that the man sees the benefit in that exercise. And not only does nobody now have to push him You have to actually try to stop him. If you want him to not to exercise and you have to use force to arrest the man and, and
and do something because otherwise he's going to even break the law to do his existence. Now in this case, Angela, you don't have to break any law to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala so I remind myself and you let us be among those about Ramadan, that Allah subhanaw taala said these are the ones who stand before Allah subhanaw taala in the night in salute and ask Allah Subhana Allah to draw us close to him. ask Allah subhanaw taala to enable us to do that which draws us closer to him. ask Allah Subhana Allah be pleased with you accept all your drawers, and to make all of you people who will pray every single day and if you do that, shall I ask Allah subhanaw taala that when the time
comes to meet him that he takes you in a state of salute in inshallah. masala harana will Karim Allah Allah He was a member of
Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa