Jumuah 070 Four Elements Of Brand Muslim Part 1

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What about

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my brother and sisters?

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The topic today and inshallah this we will do over a couple of Dumas's inshallah, the topic is What is your brand?

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Is it coca cola? Is it Pepsi or is it Levi's or what?

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What is your brand?

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perceived value is proportional to perceived benefits

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I mean that the level at which we value something depends on how much we see that thing as beneficial for us.

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And I want you to remember this word brand

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Why do we will buy branded stuff

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I've got Dolce and Gabbana there I've got sit straight, let me see what's on your shirt. But on FIFA,

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you usually find somebody with

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Armani exchange and so on Mashallah, a lot of brands is massive, the

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and if I can prove to you that all those branded t shirts you're wearing were bought were actually manufactured in a place little town near pollachi called throughput.

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And you can get the same shirt for maybe 100 what you paid for it and still the same shirt. But you are paying for D and G or you're paying for you know YSL or whatever on your shirt, right? Why? Because perceived value is proportional to perceived benefits. You see some value you see some benefit for you for yourself from wearing a brand.

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Now what benefit they can be from paying to advertise somebody else's business? I don't know. But anyway, you are the ones buying them.

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My question is I want I want to ask myself and I want to ask you, what is your brand?

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What is your brand? seriously think about that?

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Seriously, think about that. And why brand because brand inspires loyalty. Brand differentiates brand enables you to influence

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without brand, you are a grain of rice in a sack.

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You still rice, but you're one grain in a sack

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undistinguishable an identifiable, undifferentiated, unknown, ineffective while you live an unmanned when you die.

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That's why we have to say what is my brand?

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So let me begin and ask you a straightforward question Is this how you want to live your life like a grain of rice in a sack because a grain of rice also has a right to live like that. That is how you want to live then Alhamdulillah all power to you. I cannot say go away because this is why you came for Juma. So sit there relax, go to sleep. And we'll wake you up when the sun goes for the football. But if you don't want to live like that,

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then wake up and listen carefully. And then do something about changing your life.

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Our brand has four elements.

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Any of you who has been involved in any branding exercise knows that we look at brands in terms of what constitutes that brand. What are the elements of that brand? Our brand has four elements. Number one, we love Allah.

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Number two, we obey Allah.

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Number three, we are one nation.

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And number four, we are a people with a purpose.

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I want you to remember these four things. Nabi sallallahu, alayhi wa sallam defined our brand

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and he said, You know Hadees in Quetta will fit on Alibaba, which I have you heard from me a million times? Where enemies Allah Salim said, but early slavery

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was a Oh, don't worry when Kama Buddha for to ballyhoura. He said Islam started as something strange, and it will go back to being seen as something strange and give glad tidings of the agenda to the people the world will call strangers.

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So who are these strangers?

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In a world filled with corruption? The upright one is the stranger

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in a world filled with shamelessness and promiscuity, the dignified one is a stranger. In a world filled with lies. The truthful one is a stranger in a world filled

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With oppression,

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the courageous one is a stranger. In a world filled with cruelty, the Compassionate One is a stranger.

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question to you and to me is, do you want to be strangers or not?

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Or do you want to be one grain of rice in a sec,

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as I said, Make up your mind.

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My brothers and sisters, the original strangers were the Sahaba of Rasulullah, sallAllahu, Alayhi, wasallam

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and hamdulillah there is a lot of renewed interest, especially among young people in the lives of the Sahaba rizwana Allahu Allah.

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I'm going tomorrow night to Malaysia, to speak at the heroes of Islam conference, which is a conference organised by the Islamic University, the International University of Malaysia, on the lives of the Sahaba. It has been for two days, I'm back here next year masukkan escaped me. But

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just to let you know, there is a

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renewed interest in the lives of the Sahaba This is eminently a good thing. Because we want that to happen. We want people to have role models, which are worthy of following.

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Brothers and sisters, in my view, we Muslims have the unique opportunity today to recreate the character of the Sahaba in today's world,

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to create standard bearers of Islam. People who exemplify embody and showcase Islam for the world, by their speech, their actions and their lives, and who are a source of goodness for all those around them. And they do this not to show the words, they do this for the pleasure of Allah. Don't get yourself unnecessarily confused. By saying, if I'm doing this, am I am I falling into Ria you're not falling into there.

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If to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala publicly was rare, there would be no ASEAN and there would be no Masjid.

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You would be told to worship Allah subhanaw taala the dead of the night in your house.

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To do good, there is no real, there is an announcement to the whole world the Muslims are going to pray.

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There is no real in this realization of your hearts.

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And therefore, let us be very clear in the in our minds, if you will live your life in order to showcase Islam for the world. And with Nia to please Allah Subhana Allah insha Allah We ask Allah subhanaw taala to be pleased with that.

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My brothers and sisters, the world today is desperate for leadership. It is desperate for leaders with integrity, focused on excellence, leaders with a sense of mission, answerable to a higher power that is aware of all that we feel and think and say and do. Leaders for whom justice and compassion are their two eyes, whose hearts bear witness to the testimony of the truth. And who stung and hand never rises to oppress anyone.

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I believe that this is what we should focus on to create a working model of Islamic leadership, which will be a benchmark on a global platform. The task is complex, and must be worked out in detail. But it's important enough for the best minds amongst ourselves, to want to dedicate time and energy to it so that we can leave behind a legacy that will be a source of our deliverance on the day when there will be no friends and no intercessors

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there is a tendency in the world today to define everything a Muslim does, as a factor of Islam. Sometimes we feel this is unjustified and we complain. And we say that the actions of the Muslim should not be taken to be reflective of Islam. But I remind myself and you that this complaining is a modern phenomenon.

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The Sahaba is one Allahu Allah McBain when they were asked about Islam, they used to say kulu Midler. They used to say be like us for the Sahaba Islam was their life. And they were the face of Islam to all those who wanted to know what Islam was. So why should we run away from this definition today? let the world see every action of ours as a reflection of Islam. And let us therefore ensure that this reflection is always positive, that we do not do anything which is a negative reflection on Islam. And let us show the people of the world that the people may have changed, but the religion is still the same.

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Brothers and sisters,

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let us see the elements of our identity, our brand, one by one and see how we can live our lives in such a way that the angels will walk with us And the world will say there goes a Muslim.

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We are very happy that they are amongst us. They add value. They are our benchmarks and we want to be like them. That is the challenge before us.

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To be those who the world will say these things about.

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I believe that in order to achieve greatness, it is necessary to first dream of great things. And this we must not be afraid to do. So we dream and we ask the one who sent the dream for the strength and guidance to make it come true. ask Allah subhanaw taala to give us the tofik the vision and the strength to do what is necessary to lay the foundation of a resurgence of Islam, where the will of Allah one day will shine again, as a beacon of guidance to the world, as it did from a small village in the middle of Arabia 14 centuries ago.

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The first element of our brand my brothers and sisters is what is it? We love Allah, we love Allah.

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The test of a relationship is the emotions that it evokes.

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The test of a relationship is the emotions that it evokes. Allah subhanho wa Taala said about this. Our will a minute shaitan rajim Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim enamal momento de la de de la chirala Hawaii la kulu boom ye the Julia de la Maya de de de to me Mara Wa La be him yet our cologne

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what is that Juliet Allah him I A to who? That to me man. Oh Allah, Robbie metakaolin. Allah subhanho wa Taala said Who are the momineen? Who are the believers? Allah subhanaw taala said the believers are those

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who when Allah subhanho wa Taala is mentioned before them, their hearts react, there is an effect on their hearts, when the name of Allah comes. What is the first element of our brand as Muslims, that we love Allah?

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And what is the sign of this love, the emotions that it evokes in the heart? And Allah subhanaw taala said the Muslim is the one the believer is the one whose heart reacts to the mention of Allah subhanaw taala it reacts by the awe and glory of His Majesty. It reacts by the way the heart moves and shivers

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with his love and this respect of the oil and glory and majesty of Allah subhanaw taala why is that Julia de la him Aya to who's added to me mana and when the Ayat of Allah subhanho wa Taala recited before them, that Eamon increases and what is the result of that will either be him Yata walk alone, and they have faith in the rub. They have tawakkol on there.

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My brothers and sisters Allah subhanaw taala again described

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see how the beauty of the buyer of the Quran the explanation of the Quran, how Allah subhanho wa Taala This gave us meters and gave us instruments to check what is our connection with him whether we have a connection at all. And if we have a connection, how strong that connection is. Allah subhanaw taala gave us ways in which we can assess for ourselves. He gave us physical and physiological signs that happened happened to a person who is connected with Allah subhanaw taala.

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I decided for you the ayat from SoCal Anfal, which talks about how the heart reacts. So when we see the Ayat of Allah subhanaw taala around us when we listen to the Kalam of Allah subhanho wa Taala connected with yourself and look at your own heart and say what is happening to my heart? Is anything happening at all?

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Allah subhanaw taala and sudo Zoomer

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Allah subhanaw taala said of Amman Shara Allah who sadara who Lily salami for who Allah Nuri Mira favi lunalilo Casa de pollo boom in de la la ecoffee abahlali mubin Allahu Nasrallah Hassan al Hadi z Kitab Al Kitab Amata shabby Han

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masani taka arrowmen Hulu lady Nayak, Shona naraba home, some Lino so metallian odo odo home Apolo boom Isla de la la Lika Hoda la he yeah de ma Yasha Wellman yoga de la who from Allah hoomin had

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specific physical science, what happens to the skin, how the skin shivers when it feels an emotion and what happens to the heart. Allah subhanaw taala said Is he is the one whose breast Allah has opened to Islam so that he is in the know from his rub. So he is in the guidance from his rub from his from his creator is equal to the one whose heart has not been open to Islam right

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Question which has the answer in itself.

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So war to those whose hearts are hardened against the remembrance of Allah, they are in plain error. Allah subhanaw taala sent down the best statement

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as the whole Hadith, a book Kitab Allah, the Book of Allah the Quran, its parts resembling each other and goodness and truth, often repeated.

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Parts resembling each other in goodness and truth, often repeated. The skins of those who fear there are the skins of those who have Taqwa, Shiva from it when they recite it or they hear it and then their skin and their hearts soften to the remembrance of Allah. That is the guidance of Allah.

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What more do we want clear measure of connection.

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May Allah give us the personal experience of this connection with Allah

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and Allah subhanaw taala saying if this is happening to you, this is guidance from Europe.

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Our hora de Alon or a famous Hadith he said, the disease of the heart is the dryness of the eyes.

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He said the dryness of the eyes is a sign of the hardness of the heart.

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When a Muslim cries when the tears fall from the eyes of a Muslim, for the fear and glory of his rub, do not mistake that for weakness.

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You want to mistake that for weakness go and crush against him and see what happens to you. It's not weakness. It is the glory and majesty of Islam.

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If that was weakness, Omar Abdel Fattah would not cry.

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Because Omar Abdel Fattah is a icon of strength in this Omar manga salaf.

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And in a famous story from the Sira

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Omar Abdel Catalano set top drama him now are the Allahu Akbar him now enough among the alumna of the soma among the alumna of the Sahaba. among the leaders among the among the marine

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and a millionaire

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Omar Abdel Fattah Delano is the halifa he says Trump's Rama him now there is a caravan which has come let us go and see how they are doing if everybody's Okay, and so on and so forth. The halifa the king of the Muslims is going to look after the welfare of some caravan of people. We don't know who they are, we don't know where they came from, just to see if they are if everyone is okay. And who does he take with him? Does he take a servant does it? No, he takes one of the leaders, one of the elders.

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They both go there.

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And what do they find there? They find there a woman whose baby's crying.

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And she's trying to feed him some solid food and the baby does not eat and the baby's crying. So what goes to her and says, Why don't you make that child See, keep quiet because people are sleeping. Your child is disturbing everybody.

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And after some time is continuous, and the child keeps crying. And one of them goes again and again two or three times and he says what do you what kind of a mother are you?

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She says what can I do?

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It's not my fault. He says the fault of Omar Abdel Fattah and she does not know who she's talking to.

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So that's our

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fault. He said because Omar said Ronnie alano. He said that the

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pension, the Muslim government used to give a pension to every child which is one.

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The state would give money to anyone who had a child as help for them to bring up the child. She says Omar Al Khattab said the pension will be given only to a child which has been weaned, which has stopped breastfeeding. So I'm trying to stop this child from breastfeeding.

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How old is that child? And she says he's like six months old or something. He said, How can a six month old child be weaned? She said ask Omar in the hot tub that don't ask me that. Because I'm a poor woman. I need the money. The state will not give me the money unless the child is weaned. And this is the conundrum the rule that he has said so what can I do?

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I'm gonna marry him though for the law to set

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that it was time for a little further. Omar Catalano went into the budget. He said he led Serato further and he said well, I I could not understand his recitation because he was weeping and weeping and weeping.

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He said he cried so much. I could not understand what he was reciting.

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And he said after a struggle further finished

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Turn around and give a hug biohazard May Allah forgive how many children have suffered because of his

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unjustified law. He said I decree today that every child which is born will be given a stipend from the minute it is one.

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Hospital LA, Casa de la.

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We are people who love Allah. And we love Allah because we know Allah. Brothers and sisters,

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Allah subhanaw taala mentioned and told us what happens when we understand his column.

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And the ayat of surah Hatcher, which you have heard me recite many many times.

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Allah subhanaw taala said what happens when his column is sent on somebody or something which understands this color

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analysis? said lohas Allah hodel Quran Allah, Allah Allah righto hace Amato Satya Hashimoto Satya min Akasha Tila wattle columns de Luna baribeau holliness illa Allah homeomorphic Kuru

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Allah subhanaw taala said Verily, when this column when this word is sent down, if it was if it were to be sent down on a mountain, the mountain would disintegrate with the all and glory and majesty of Allah.

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Min Kasha Tila, with the mercy of Allah with the fear of Allah subhanaw taala with the realization of who allies, analysis, we give these examples to the people so that they will reflect

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my brothers or sisters to love somebody, you first have to know them. You cannot love someone you don't know.

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So do you know Allah?

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as myself this Do I know Allah?

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And I mean, really know Allah? Do we have a relationship with Allah? Do we talk to Allah? Do we consult him? Do we know that he hears and sees and knows and listens? and answers da? Do we know this? When I say no, I mean, no down deep in the pit of our bellies, in the bottom of our hearts, not know intellectually here as a thought.

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Does this knowledge do something to us?

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Because Well, I only if it does something, it is knowledge. Otherwise, it's a burden.

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If it does not do anything, it's only a burden.

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Gamaliel hammar Yeah, mille as far, Allah subhanaw taala said they are like donkeys carrying books.

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The book does not do anything for the donkey. It's only a burden that the donkey is carrying.

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My question is, if and May Allah keep us away from that? If our situation is where we know Allah subhanaw taala intellectually in our minds, but this knowledge of Allah does not do anything for us. My question is, so what's your plan to do something about this?

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You want to live like this, and you want to die. And when you're dying, you don't know who you are going to?

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Or do you want to live with this knowledge, doing things for you in this life, and doing things for you at the moment of your death, and doing things for you after you die, because that's the only knowledge which which has the power to do that. Everything else is left behind here. No matter how complex and complicated and how expensive to attain and so on and so forth. Everything else is left behind here. The only thing which goes with us beyond our Grace is this knowledge of Allah subhanaw taala.

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Now Alhamdulillah we don't have to speak on behalf of Allah to tell the world who Alize so I'm going to decide for you the is where Allah subhanho wa Taala introduced himself.

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And you know, the I tend to go and look up the meanings. The Juma football is always constrained with time. So I'm not going to tell you the meanings here. Go and look up the meanings, you know, the is

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Allah subhanaw taala said, I will not say Tony Raji Bismillah Ar Rahman AR Rahim. Allahu Allah.

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Allah, Allah.

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Allah no lahoma ma t Ma Ma.

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Ma.

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Ma Ma baina ed him

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while you're here, toe and ibj mineral me he

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was Jaco Rosie Osama. It was

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Well, I owe him Zuma, lolly all all the

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which is this

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idle kursi we know all we all know the idle cuchillo look up the meanings, go look up the meanings, why am I just reciting Quran for you? Why am I not telling you the English meaning of this, because there is a power in the column of Allah which is not there in the translation because the column of Allah has the power to enter through the years straight into the heart, whether you understand it or not, so, listen to the column of will of Allah subhanho wa Taala without any disturbance.

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Let the columns sing into you let it permeate your whole body and your whole being right, settle down and listen, without any disturbance.

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Then Allah subhanaw taala mentioned in the is

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the first of which I decided earlier when Allah subhanaw taala talked about the change that happens on those who understand who he is. And then he introduced himself, and he said in Surah hasher the last Ayat of surah. The last two is where Allah subhanaw taala said, hola hola de la ilaha illa who

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who are rough man or Rahim? Who Allah will de la

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la yo

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Mata Kabir, soba

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soba Han Allah He usually

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one La la

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la la

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la la u sub B Hola Hola.

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Whoa allies his whole hockey game.

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I will put the translations in the text of this goodbye which will go up on the net. So you will have the translation when you read it but just now listen to the column of Allah subhanaw taala the actual words of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And then Allah subhanaw taala said, when they asked them is Allah Allah Allah who is Allah? He said, say to them, Cole who Allahu Ahad, allos, psalmody, lamea lado, Allah moolah, the wollam, who Khufu one hadn't,

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and many other places where Allah subhanho wa Taala introduced himself in the Quran.

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Now

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we heard who allies,

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brothers and sisters, so how can we learn to love Allah?

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How can we learn to love Allah

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let me teach you a tool.

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And I want you to go and do this tonight before you go to bed.

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And actually physically do it. Don't do it on iPads and iPods and whatnot. Take a pen, take a paper and write. Specifically write

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make a list. Make a list of all that Allah subhanaw taala has given you for which you need to be thankful. For example, thank Allah subhanaw taala that he did not give you a breathing into your own hands.

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They did not say you will live as long as you continue to breathe

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up to you.

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But you missed one breath that you did.

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Thank Allah that He didn't do this for us. Thank Allah subhanaw taala that he did not give your digestive system into your own control.

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there as long as you are awake to make it work, it works. The minute you fall asleep it stops.

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Okay, think about that.

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Thank Allah subhanho wa Taala go and look in the mirror.

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Go look at the mirror. And then thank Allah subhanaw taala that he gave you a fish that somebody doesn't have to run away from you when they look at you.

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Go and look in the mirror. Thank Allah subhanaw taala that he gave you hearing and he gave you a sight and he gave you intelligence?

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What would life be? If we were not intelligence? And not saying we all of us think we are intelligent and we will take take a reality check on that.

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Seriously, think about that. What would life be? If you were dumb? What would life be if you are not done? We just slow you had a mental condition where you mentally retarded

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ask your parents

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Go call your parents speak to them. Ask them. Did you specifically make a wire when I was in your ask your mom? Did you specifically make a wire when I was in your belly? When I was in your womb?

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Allah do not make my son or daughter mentally retarded. Astro mother? Did she actually make these

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people by mentors? I think my parents and so on didn't even they didn't even occur to them.

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We do ask all these young ones who's got smart parents with iPods and iPads? Ask them, ask your mother. Did she specifically make a law that make my son or daughter

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without mental illness? should not be mentally retarded?

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What would you have done? If Allah subhanaw taala decreed that you will have a child exactly as you like?

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Whatever you ask, you will get what you don't ask you will not get

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like it was this brain not as manual for the hair.

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It's like a sort of pot with moderate that the hair grows out of. It's meant to be used. Think reflect?

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Thank Allah subhanho wa Taala specifically and people like me Well, I I can actually remember those doors. Thank Allah subhanho wa Taala specifically for not accepting some of your doors.

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not accepting, though as that you made fervently every single holy place in the world you went and you rub your head on the ground and you begged and pleaded with Allah. Allah please give me Allah please please please. Allah didn't give it and today who say Oh Allah Yara

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Alhamdulillah you did not accept my dua what would have been my set? If you had accepted that why which I asked you?

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Seriously, I'm sure every single one of you has such to us and those of you especially the young ones who are famous at this event I did I didn't do this at this age. I did that at your age.

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Dumb was

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this dumb? What was he asked because whatever knowledge we have,

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but thank Allah subhanaw taala Allah you saved me from this masiva if you had accepted this, where would I be today?

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And those of you are waiting for me to tell you what do I asked you Not a chance.

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So go and make your own list. Go and make your own list and then stand in the hedges

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inside Quran and when you go into sudduth tank Allah subhanaw taala for each one of those things.

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inshallah, if you and I do this, that takes care of all our gadgets till the day we die.

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Because if you are going to thank Allah for one NEMA in each such that I don't think we have enough lifespan to make the sujood required to thank Allah for all the NEMA

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coming away

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in Sharla mega list

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Allah subhanaw taala Allah in Chicago

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The one who thanks me for my for what I have given him I will increase the bounty

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and people don't understand this. They think that I thank Allah subhanaw taala for my wife and I get one more

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La Villa hotel Villa that that

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is not that's not about Yeah.

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Seriously, I tell people you got married once Alhamdulillah you got a good woman keep clean? Stay away from everybody else. Don't rock the boat because you will sink

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right? If you didn't marry the right woman you married somebody wrong it shows you have a lousy choice man the next time you are going through the same thing Why get into the same problem again? Right? stick with that makes our

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people don't understand anything increases bounty mineral increase in bounty doesn't mean the increase in bounty means the appreciation of something Tell me something. Tell me something. Why why why? Why does somebody go and smoke a joint forward?

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For high what is the high high is increased awareness? Yes. Suddenly a more alive to the world. Yes. You don't need drugs for that. Allah hamdulillah

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you get the you get two hits on that.

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increase awareness. When you are going for a holiday what you're going to do, what are you going to do that when sleep no. You go to experience experiences but you build experience. You are aware of this. thankfulness makes you aware of the Namath

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that itself is increasing in our because living you know mentally debt and suddenly I'm aware Mashallah, so

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Halla What a beautiful life Allah has given me an eating some food I take taste in this I don't know how many of you have an I was a professional t tester.

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Right? And the same thing goes for people who test other things which you should not be testing but anyway

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What do you how do you test it, you don't taste it by drinking it, you tasty by sipping it, letting it

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go around in your in your on your palates, letting all the taste buds, get hits on that. And then you spit it out.

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Because if you if you have to taste like 300 cups, if you think 300 cups are dead, so you spit it out. So the point is, what is that happening is enhancing the awareness, enhancing the awareness. thankfulness enhances our awareness of the Namah that Allah has given us, the blessings that Allah has given us.

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And that is the meaning of Allah insha. Allah says Allah, and of course in sha Allah, May Allah give you more and more and more. But the point i'm saying is that this thankfulness of Allah subhanaw taala

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is what is meant, and that's why I said, Make a list. And thank Allah subhanaw taala our brothers and sisters, thankfulness is the secret of love. Because the when you thank Allah, you will Allah Zola, you not only gave me all of this, you gave me all of this without even asking.

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I didn't even ask, didn't even occur to me to ask.

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But you gave me Nevertheless,

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I was somewhere languishing in some pit. And you gave me He gave me guidance you brought me out from there, into the beauty of your guidance.

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I used to be rapping and tapping and god knows what I was doing. And today you give me the ability to enjoy the sound of your column.

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I was engaged my mouth would be i would i would be I maybe I would I was one of those who would take pride in the fact that I could curse for 15 minutes without repeating myself you know, vocabulary of curse words. And today mind is blank with all that in instead I can recite the Quran for 15 minutes without repeating an ayah and hamdulillah.

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Thank Allah

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because remember, every single thing that we really need essentials, Allah gave us without asking.

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Allah give us without asking.

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Every single one of them

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Allah give us your asking. I remember

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he and I used to go for a walk around Geron palace that that whole six kilometer circle.

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And he and I

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used to there's a series of steps going down the way lat long bit of stuff when you when you've taken it. Stacie and I used to raise up those steps.

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and tuck is like 20 years by Junior even then he was still 20 as my junior

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and sometimes I would beat him sometimes he would beat me no shaven being beaten by somebody. 20 years Junior.

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But we used to raise up those steps.

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Without any exaggeration, he knows he's witness.

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But then one day, my knees started hurting.

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And May Allah forgive me.

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I thought to myself,

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for 4550 years this nice didn't hurt.

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I used to walk onto a galloping horse.

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Nothing out of these.

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I would jump down from 10 feet, nothing up in the nice Jump and Roll.

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I used to run up and down hillsides.

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Nothing happened to the knees.

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Never thought about that.

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And now in the knee hurts.

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Now you remember

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what about those 50 years, that knee hurt, that knee didn't hurt.

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And it worked and it worked. It worked.

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Thank Allah. It's a tragedy of the human being. That we sank only when we lose something

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that we are aware of it only when we lose it

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that we become aware of it only when we lose it. And this is a tragedy. We need to be aware of it while we still have it. And we need to thank Allah subhanaw taala for it. ask Allah subhanaw taala to fill our hearts with thankfulness for him. ask Allah subhanaw taala to fill our hearts with his nose and his Baba with guidance with his light and with his love. I asked Allah subhanaw taala to guide us to that which is pleasing to Him. ask Allah subhanaw taala to give power in our door that when we asked why Allah subhanaw taala accepted. I've been asked today to make dua and God number but Chicka chicka

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ahref was an 11 month old baby ahref Hussein is on a ventilator. Allah subhanaw taala accepts the rise of new people make dua

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Why? Ask Allah? Ask Allah, Allah, Allah you brought me to this world? Well I keep you here, while I give him full health completely cured him, take him home, making the light of guidance and making the light of happiness for his parents. May Allah cure him completely and take him to take away all his pain and all his illness. And may Allah subhanaw taala restore him to his parents with full and complete health and complete soundness. We are continuing to make dua for the other two sisters I mentioned our sister who is what has the issue with the with the cancer and the other one who has the other issue with with with herpes. And both of them may Allah subhanaw taala cure them and cure

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the illnesses completely and totally, in a way which is like a Marja instantly that that the illness completely goes away. Make dua with complete yaqeen I am not it's not a fairy tale. I'm not fantasizing. It is the power of my rep to do that if he wants, it's up to us to make him do it. It's up to us. Because he said only yesterday. He said asked me and I will accept I will give and we asked him in the name of his color. We asked him in the name of his promise, because he is likely that he is the one who does not lie and it is the one who does not change his promise. He doesn't promise something and change. We asked him in that in the name of his body and his majesty to give

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us what we asked for him what Salalah will carry while he was on his way.