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Mirza Yawar Baig

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen

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wa sallahu wa salam ala ashrafi lambay will mousseline Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa sahbihi wa sallam just even a theorem cathedra

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mavado

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variables and sisters, today as we look upon a world that seems to be increasingly out of control on the path of apparently on the path of self destruction,

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I can hardly blame

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anyone who feels depressed about this. We the People feel helpless to change conditions, or rulers, or their decisions and actions,

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which at least in our democracies, are all done in our name. Yet, we watch in silence, but in horror, in anger, and despair, while all kinds of oppression is disguised and camouflaged, in pleasant sounding jargon, the product of wordsmiths who appear to be the most sought after professionals, especially by every oppressive dictator.

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We want change to happen, and we want it to happen fast. The question to ask is, what are we willing to do about making it happen?

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The first thing to do is to remember that we are in a race. We are leaving the test. We are on a journey, the end of which is general insha. Allah.

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We didn't come here to relax. We didn't come here to have a holiday. We came here to work. We came here to demonstrate to the world a way of life that leads to peace and harmony and happiness in this life. And Jana, in the hereafter.

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The thing to do is to stay on the path. That is why Allah subhanaw taala dropped us in Surah Fatiha to ask for steadfastness on the path he didn't know serrata was stuck

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on this path, every test is a graduation point. with the difference that there is no punishment. We are given the right answers in advance. We get rewarded for trying, our mistakes are forgiven. And what we have left is the lesson as the prize of that test. While we are in the test, our door is accepted. And Allah subhanaw taala sends his blessing on us. That is good news.

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Allah subhanaw taala told us two reasons why he tests us and he taught us what to do when we are tested. And what the result of that is. If we follow that path,

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Allah subhanaw taala said what another one Lacombe Shea mineral Hope you are Julio inuksuit. minella wallyworld emphysema Samarra Baba Shira savarin alladhina Iza cassava Tomasi baton kalu in de la he was in LA he rajguru Ooh, La La him savato Mira, Bhima Rama, Willa como todo, Allah subhanaw taala said in the ayat of Surah Baqarah. And certainly, we will test you with something of fear and hunger and loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give glad tidings to the US savarin to the people who have suffered the patient and persevere and people who were afflicted with calamity. They say in Nadella, he was in a rock hirafu truly to Allah subhanho wa Taala we belong and truly to him, we

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shall return they are those on whom the Salawat the blessings were robbed him from the womb of veritone and they are those who receive His mercy and his and his forgiveness and it is they who are the guided ones. Imagine what is the value of that assurance from Allah subhanho wa Jalla Jalla Delano

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let us reflect on this. Allah subhanaw taala told us three things. Number one, he said that we will be tested while another one

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and then he told us how to respond when we are tested in our Illa he will in a later module. And then he told us what the result of behaving in this way will be will I gala him Salawat O'Meara Boomerang Hola, como todos.

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We don't and should not ask

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For tests, but when we are tested, if we behave with dignity with suffer if we don't complain, and remember that all that we have is from Allah subhanho wa Taala and to him is our return, then we will receive Allah subhanaw taala as blessing and forgiveness insha Allah ask, what is the value of that blessing in this dunya? Well

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my brothers and sisters Allah subhanho wa Taala told us another reason why we have problems he told us in Allah Allah you have a euro ma v. Colvin Had you ever euro maybe unfussy him. Allah said Allah does not change the good condition of people, as long as they do not change their state of goodness themselves, by committing sins by being disobedient to Allah subhanaw taala by being rebellious and going against the path of goodness that Allah subhanho wa Taala brought us

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my brothers and sisters,

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as they say, a great fortress is never conquered from outside, it is conquered from inside.

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So we must introspect and ask ourselves what we did to attract the anger of Allah subhanho wa Taala. I don't think that needs too much of an effort. As they say, the answer is blowing in the wind.

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Allah subhanaw taala also told us why he allows that to happen.

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the actions of people because of what the hands of men have earned by their oppression and by their evil deeds, so that Allah subhanaw taala may make them taste a part of that which they have done in order that they may return to Allah subhanho wa Taala by return by repenting and by seeking his pattern, say all Mohammed Salah salam to them traveling the land and see what was the end of those before you. Most of them

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were mushy hoon. Most of them were people who join partners with Allah subhanho wa Taala. Today we are living in a test. And like Allah subhanaw taala said this is only a test. We are living in our tests called COVID-19. And it's only a taste because the death rate of COVID-19 is 1%.

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Allah subhanaw taala could have made in 99%, Allah subhanaw taala could have made it 100% Allah subhanaw taala made it 1% that 1% is enough to send us into a spin. But at the end of that spin if we do not learn the lesson from that, which is that we need to return to Allah subhanaw taala then Believe me, what is coming ahead is much worse than what we may see in this life.

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My brother and sisters and then our last record also told us one more minute as I will do that as I will acaba de la la homier, zero. And Sora says that Allah said And verily, we will make them taste of the near torment, that is a torment of this life, disasters, calamities, disease, and so on and so forth, like we are facing now, prior to the Supreme torment to the hereafter to the punishment of Allah, Allah the Hereafter, in order that they may return and repent and return to Allah subhanaw taala see the mercy of Myra della della Lu, even in this, that he does the equivalent of a slap on the wrist, to warn us not to put our hand into the fire, the small punishment, which itself seems to

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be so massive and unbearable, reminds us of the real punishment that can save ourselves from that we can save ourselves from if we repent,

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rather than just as a last round and I made this world A world of cause and effect. To get something we must do something results are proportionate to effort, Allah subhanho data promised results to those who make the effort. And our own life experience shows us that this is true. So let us stop complaining and look at what we need to do to get the results that we want, as well as ourselves. Life gives us the blueprint for action. trust in Allah and make the best

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effort possible, no shortcut, no games. Since difficulties are the result of our own evil actions and disobedience, then it follows that changing our ways will result in the changing of our circumstances. inshallah, Islam doesn't stop us from creating and implementing strategies of this world, but it draws our attention to the first and foremost of all rules and that is the cause of success or failure of any strategy is the help of Allah subhanaw taala. a strategy that has the help of Allah subhanho wa Taala is bound to succeed, while one which does not have the help of Allah subhanaw taala is destined to fail. As a chain leadership consultant in my corporate role. Let me

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tell you the three critical and crucial steps that we individually and collectively must take in order to succeed in our turnaround strategy. First one, face the brutal facts, don't fool yourself. Number two, connect with Allah subhanho data and devise a strategy that pleases him geladeira Allah, may Allah subhanho wa Taala take Allah into the equation, because he is part of it anyway. Number three, prepare to work with steadfastness for Allah subhanho wa Taala His pleasure alone.

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inshallah we'll speak about these things in more detail in the future. For now, I will suffice to simply list these three things for you for your reflection and consideration. Now, let me begin by with a word of hope, when we are talking about a solution. Allah subhanaw taala assured us and he said, so you will say Allah who bada reuse Allah.

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Allah says, In surah, Allah, Allah will grant after hardship is and then he said something even more hopeful and wonderful, he said, For in Malmo city, Yusra, in Sri Yusra, in sorta sort of insha Allah subhanaw taala said so verily with hardship, there is relief. Verily with hardship, there is relief, as the Mufasa didn't say, there is one hardship and two reliefs, so therefore, the two reliefs will always overcome that one hardship cannot be other way around. Now we can understand that ease follows hardship. But what is the ease with hardship? Ask yourself, what is your reflex action? If you stub your toe, I'm asking you as Muslims. We don't say Ouch. Or use other less polite

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expressions or expletives we say Allah, the moment there is a

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pain or something we say Allah as a little boy, when I would stub my toe and or get hurt in some way. I remember my mother, may Allah subhanaw taala granted Jennifer for those without zap. She used to say blogger or blogger, she would say like do I make dua?

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Because Allah subhanaw taala grants the DHA of the one who is suffering.

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We don't ask for suffering, but it's a great comfort to know that when it happens, Allah subhanaw taala accepts our door when we are hurting. So ask Allah. Remember that suffering is not confined to Muslims, everyone suffers. But we have the benefit of knowing that we can call on Allah subhanho wa Taala who is living and established Allah Europa yom. He is all powerful.

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He is able to order anything and to do anything he wills. Yeah, follow via Akuma. You read? He is the one who hears and sees who was Samuel bossier and knows what is in our hearts. One wily mommy that is pseudo. He is aware of our condition and he provides us as he wishes, Allah hola T for me, daddy. He Yasuko Maya loco Masha wahoo al Kabir Aziz, Allah subhanho wa Taala is very gracious and kind to his slaves and knows everything about them, He gives provision to whom He wills and he is all strong and all mighty, He is Allah, who Allah

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who there is no one worthy of worship, except him.

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Now, sisters, so the first thing to do, when we are suffering is to make dua for relief. Allah subhanaw taala promise to answer our door and he will do so at a time which is best for that. That is why we must keep making dua and not give up and say I've been asking for so long and nothing happened. So what's the use, it is our job to ask and to keep

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Asking until we receive. That is the meaning of faith.

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avora rajala? No. He reported from Roscoe Elijah Selim that Rosaura says Adam said, Every one of you will have his door answered, as long as he is not impatient, and as long as he is not impatient and says, I made da but I was not answered. As long as he doesn't say that. His dua will be answered in Sharma in another duration. Or soon as Rob said, the slave will continue to have his doors answered. As long as he does not ask for sin or for cutting of family ties. And as long as he is not impatient,

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they said they asked him Yasser Allah sallallahu Sallam what is impatience rassada Sallam said, the slave says, I have made dua again and again, but I have not seen an answer. He becomes frustrated with that and gives up making dua and this is a say Hadith in Bukhari and Muslim both of Hakuna lay agreed upon the antidote to frustration is to remember what I said in the beginning, we are on a journey. This is a race, the destination of which is Jenna. Our job is to keep steadfast and to keep walking, no matter how slow and remember that our agenda gelato is watching, helping and pointing us out to his melodica with pride for despite our weakness, we don't give it because we have faith in

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him. Gentle gentle.

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rasa wanna ask Allah subhanaw taala to be pleased with you and never to be displeased. ask Allah subhanaw taala to help you from sources that you cannot imagine. ask Allah subhanaw taala to give you from his corporate and from his treasures in ways that you cannot imagine and not ask Allah subhanaw taala to be to help you and to protect you from all evil and to ease all your difficulty and I ask Allah subhana wa tada to cure anyone who is Ill ask Allah Subhana Allah to help anyone who is in need of help. ask Allah subhanaw taala to use us to demonstrate the beauty of Islam for the rest of the world so that people can see Islam in its real form. Its true form the way rasulillah

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salam project and the way our solar system used to live Islam was Allah Allah Allah will carry on it he was advised by the radical Mohammed Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.