Purpose, metrics improvement

Mirza Yawar Baig

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salam ala Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala nation of Columbia even with saline. Muhammad Rasul Allah is Allah Mahayana, he, he was a son of

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my brothers sisters,

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to continue without dropping from yesterday, without a goal without a purpose. You cannot measure an outcome, because you have no purpose. You don't expect an outcome, you don't expect an outcome, even the thought of measuring the outcome doesn't arise.

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And if you if you have no way of measuring the outcome, there are no metrics, nothing, then the question of improvement does not arise, because how will you improve something when you do not even know its current condition or state? So all of these are linked. All improvement is linked to metrics, which is measurement. And all metrics is based on the purpose, why was this thing being done in the first place? Based on that, then we look at the

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metrics of it. For example, as I said, yesterday, I'm sitting and looking at a golf course. And this is a very nice,

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very nice.

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Similarly, metal metaphor, to understand the whole issue of metrics. Because if you look at it, what's so difficult about hitting a stationary ball on a stationary ball, you know,

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technically, the earth, of course, is not a stationary ball, the Earth is evolving. But from our perspective, it is stationary, and you have a little golf ball, which is

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on that Earth. And we have all kinds of difficulties hitting it. But when you think about golf, leave that aside, we think about golf, any game, but they go for example, when the person is coming to

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and getting ready to take a shot, he has a goal, he's got to reach the next green. And so therefore his his shot.

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He may he may even know how many yards or how many meters that ball needs to travel.

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And how close can he get to the hole on the next screen. That's his, that's his goal. So now when he's taking a shot,

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he has a goal and therefore the metrics to see what he did right what he did wrong. And if he focuses on that, and he works on it, then he will succeed. But if you have no focus on the if you have no idea what the goal if you have no purpose to begin with, there can be no metrics and there can be no improvement of that.

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Now, as I mentioned, there are two aspects to the Badatz. To wall worship, there is an external aspect of the internal aspect. And the purpose of the brothers connected to the to the internal aspects, the external aspects are the tools of that, how do you get to that by certain external things, and also by certain internal things Texeira, for example.

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Even though the focus the focus or seem to focus exclusively on the external, on the clothing on the Toby use the head covered or not covered? Where we fold our hands, whether we raise our hands once or more what we do with our finger in the shadows, we focus on the TouchWiz of recitation, which is the pronunciation of it.

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And maybe even on the style of it, you know, is it? Which Which style of recitation is it?

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Is it is it worship? Is it halfs or any of the others which Surah or is should be recited with the first icon, which is the second, let me leave you to add to this list. Of course, all these are important. I mean, I'm not for a minute suggesting that service is not important and so on, or the clothing is not important is important people wear clothing to the muscle, which is literally mean utterly ridiculous, but these are all important, but do we focus on the horse show? Do we focus on what we are in? What is the internal part of it? Right? Are we concerned that our forgetfulness in Salah is a sign that we have no hope? So,

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we forget which regard we are in we forget what we are reciting it. Unless there is a mental problem otherwise, it is a sign that we do not have an issue. Are we concerned that our forget that we're about this forgetfulness, we are concerned about whether we need to make such a Soho or not. But are we concerned about why we got into the dilemma in the first place? Right the muscle of the size so we should know all the muscle. But the point is that if you have not made a mistake, you will not need to do so. So why did we make the why did we go stick?

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When we finished the salah do we ask what is the result? Did I get what I wanted? For a lot of people you'll see as soon as the face they pull the phone out of their pocket. So sometimes I asked them you know, partly humorous way I

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Did you get a text to say that your Salah is accepted over what is this thing of as soon as the Salah was pulled the whole out of the pocket? I mean, really I we have we have made ourselves devoid of peace of mind in the reliable This is our fault. Nobody no one did it did it was we have done it to ourselves.

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So that is the question is

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did I get what I wanted? And the reality is that I wanted nothing, I got nothing. And so that is I should be one job done one box ticked, get on with life. Think about this, this is so and the reason I'm saying and I keep saying is tragic, is because who is this happening to this is happening to people who are obedient to Allah subhanaw taala. Right. We're not talking about people who are disobedient, who not who don't pray at all. If you don't pray deliberately, Felipe Salah This is Cofer. So we're not talking about that we are talking about people who are praying, but may Allah protect us from ourselves, the way we pray is such that

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I won't say I won't say this as good as not praying because even if you have if your Salah is weak in all these aspects still as long as you prayed, Inshallah, we hope for Allah's mercy. But definitely, is this something that we want to think about? And do? Just ask yourself this question.

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How much time do we spend, spend in Salah on a daily basis, even if I'd say 10 minutes per day, that is 50 minutes, five zero minutes, or

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10 minutes per salah, that is 50 minutes per day, for the sake of calculation. So on, let us say 60 minutes, which is one hour a day, you're spending in Salah that is 365 hours, right? Just ask yourself this question 365 hours a year. And if you have been praying for the last 5050 years, do the multiplication, that is the number of hours several 1000 hours we spent in Salah, and we can't even get it right. And now we still don't have also. And if I see I spent so many 1000 hours doing this thing, how good is it now in terms of quality? Really my brothers sisters, we have to, you know, get our get ourselves get our act together.

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It is very, very important for us to get our act together. Because if we continue like this, I don't know, you know, where does it where does it leave us. So

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take contrast this, like the I said the other day. Contrast this with everything else that we do.

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Take employment, business, sports, gym, diets, education, everything has a goal. For everything. We have metrics we measure achievement, because correct if we don't get the results we expect to get. We seek mentors and coaches. If we find that we are unable to get results on our own. We have role models we look up to or we try to emulate, ask if we do any of this with our brother, even though as Muslims, we know that we that you will not create it for the gym or the the basketball court. But we were created to worship Allah subhanaw taala we don't look for results. Because we have no goal. We don't seek to improve. Because we have no metrics. We are satisfied with simply carrying out the

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physical actions because we don't have any expectations from salah. When we work out regularly, we expect to look different after some time. Likewise for that, when we practice basketball regularly or golf regularly, we expect to shoot hoops or or do holes in one in our sleep. When we pray regularly. What results do we expect when we fast in Ramadan? What result do we expect? When we pay zakat? What results do we expect? When we make overall hajj what do we expect again, I'm not talking about the reward in the athanor that inshallah we will get

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talking about the results that we can see and measure right here, as well as monitoring the level to help us to to enable us to help us to understand the MCSA the purpose of our IB rather than to do them in a way where this purpose is fulfilled was Alana Hana Vickery while he was a weird name, but I forgot what I mean.