Tawakkul is the Tawheed of the Heart
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Salam Alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
Now I'm not the one who sadly Aracely Karim mavado My dear brothers and sisters Alhamdulillah Allah subhanho wa Taala blessed us with a beautiful Deen
and that is the deen of Islam. The purpose of Islam is to connect us with Allah subhanho wa Taala. And to enable us to have complete and total faith and reliance on him alone, which is called tawakkol.
The Key of Islam, the calima of Islam begins with the nafi begins with the
with negation. We do not see the karma does not say, I bear witness that only Allah is worthy of worship. The kalama says, I bear witness that there is nobody worthy of worship except Allah. Chateau de la ilaha illAllah la isla comes before in LA LA. There is no one who is a deity there is no one who is worthy of worship there is no one who is worthy of asking for help in Allah except Allah subhanho wa Taala della della Lu
y shawanna Muhammad Rasul Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa alayhi wa sallam is the messenger and the Prophet of Allah subhanho wa Taala, and that he is the last and final of the messengers and prophets and there is no soul and there is no Nabhi after Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa alayhi wa sallam.
Therefore, though he is to rely, not just to rely on Allah, but to rely only and only on Allah subhanho wa Jalla Jalla Lu, and to deny the reliance on anyone and anything else. Now, obviously, the question that is usually asked with this, when we say this is, then should we take recourse to means should we use the ASVAB? Should we use our resources? And these resources can be internal, for example, by intelligence, for example, my thinking and reasoning power and so on and so forth? Or they can be external? For example, if I'm sick, should I go to the hospital? Should I go to the doctor, should I use medicines? If I have any need, should I, you know, ask, help from my family,
should I ask help from somebody else? and so on and so forth, whatever the means, might be, when we are saying tawakkol and we are saying that we rely only on Allah subhanaw taala Then should we take recourse to any of the means at all? Or does tawakkol mean that I reject all means, I reject everything of this dounia and I only make dua, which one is it? Is it this one? Or is it the other one? And that is why I thought let me share with you my thoughts on this matter. May Allah subhanaw taala enable me to say that which is pleasing to Him and that which is correct guidance, and May Allah subhanaw taala save me from anything which is incorrect. And may Allah subhanaw taala enable
us to connect with him gelato and to bless us with that connection. My brothers sisters, the answer to all questions
is in the in the column of Allah and in the
Sierra and in the life of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, which is the explanation of the column of Allah subhanaw taala. The Syrah of rusada salam is the seed of the Quran, and this is not my opinion. This is what our mother say the Ayesha Siddiqa delana this is what she said this was her answer. When as Abby went to her and said, Please tell us something about the life of our soldiers and send them she said, don't you read the Quran? He said yes, I read the Quran. He said the life of Masada Salaam was the Quran. So therefore, when we look for the meanings
in of the ayat of the Quran, when we look for, to understand the, to understand the orders of Allah subhanaw taala. When we look to see how the orders of Allah subhanaw taala are to be implemented, where do we search for them in the life of our lives?
So I would like to, therefore also emphasize for you the critical importance of studying, I'm not just talking about reading.
I'm talking about seriously studying the life of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, I have tried to address the life of Rosaura Salam from a particular angle which was which is the angle of leadership that is my field of expertise.
I have written two books on that many of you have read those books, those of you who have not read them do read them. They are on Amazon. One is called leadership lessons from the life of a solar cell. And the second one is called Sierra is the answer. Both of these books are on Amazon, they are all
easy platforms, they are on Kindle and so on. And I think if I'm not mistaken, except for the hard copy the paper copy on Amazon, which costs a small amount of money, all the rest of it is free. The purpose is not to sell these books and make money. Amazon forces you to charge something, they do not put anything which is free. So therefore, whatever is the minimum required price on Amazon, that's what is quoted there. But everything else if you read on Kindle or Google Books or iBooks, or whatever, it is free leadership lessons from the life of a sorcerer Salaam has also incidentally for those of you interested has been translated into Arabic it is translated into hausa it which is the
of the Muslims of,
of one of the Muslims of one of the tribes and one of the one of the large populations of Muslims in Nigeria. It is also translated into if I'm not mistaken, I think it's translated into Tamil as well. Sierra is the answer is translated into Tamil under love our brother, I was aware, Ibrahim was instrumental in having that done. So, these books are available in different languages. So do do read them that is one angle of the life of our sources and the life of the novel a salon is so
is so magnificent, and it is so broad in terms of,
of being approached, that one could approach it from many different angles, and inshallah Allah gives me the ability, then I want to look at it from some other angles as well. But these two books relate to his life from a leadership angle. And leadership is not necessarily restricted to leadership as in head of state, but leadership in every aspect of his life, inshallah. Now, the point I'm making here is that tawakkol what is available, though, is Vanessa tawakkol is the head of the is the head of the heart,
which is the title of this seminar.
Why do I call it Tommy to the heart?
And as I said, the question that obviously, gets gets raised is that if I say that I rely only on Allah, then do I use any means at all.
And to explain and understand this, we are looking at the Battle opponent, as a way of understanding this. Now, before I go further, let me start if you look at the ayat of surah, tauba, which deals with the Battle of her name, before we go to the ayat of of which mentions instantly when n is one of the battles, which is mentioned by name in the in the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala didn't mention all the battles by name, but in the case of her name, Allah mentioned her name by name, and he did that also with a couple of other things. Now, before we go to that I which is the number 25 in sort of Toba? Let us look at the app before that, which is number 24. wellness monitor said we live in a
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se ohama sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, if your father's Allah is counting out eight things that we love in this life, and I want you to notice the eight things that Allah subhanaw taala
counted out as those we love. Every single one of them is gize it is helpful in some cases, as in love for parents, Allah subhanaw taala reinforced that in many other parts in other parts of the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala directed us to love our parents and to serve our parents. So think about this a lot rather than saying say to these people, oh Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam said Oh, say to the whole world, and then
Specially say to the Muslims, my brothers and sisters every time you hear, I had these were also Lazzara address somebody by name. Imagine that I was talking to you. And in cases like this where Allah subhanaw taala saying rubbish or seldom
say to these people who are these people, I am that person, you are that person, put yourself in that place. The Quran is a living column of the living God of Allah subhanaw taala who will tell you, it is not a piece of literature it is not, you know, some dead
cutting scissors catechisms are some dead mantras to be recited it is the living column Allah is speaking to me Allah is speaking to you. So when Allah Subhana Allah is saying say to them call Allah rather as a call incana Allah saying say to them you have a hammer so Salim if your father's if your sons meaning father's meaning fathers and mothers sons, meaning sons and daughters, if your brothers meaning brothers and sisters, if your wives meaning wives and husbands, if your family now we come to the entire khumba Villa, we're talking about the whole extended family. And then Allah says if the wealth that you gain all that you work for you say you build assets, the wealth that you
have gained, the commerce in which you fear a decline if you are in business, you fear the market will collapse. If you are an employment you feel that your job you might end up losing your job that's exactly what we are sitting here today in these COVID days. And this is what we are thinking right so the commerce in which you feel declined, and the dwellings the houses in which you delight that you look at you build a house, which for some people, for a lot of us, the the single life goal that we have is I must own my own house, I must build my own house and I must own my own house so we might actually build it ourselves or you might buy a house that somebody else has built but I must
own my own house now let's monitor that is counted has counted out these eight things, all of these things Alhamdulillah if you are doing them in a halal way, they are all of them are jeyes they are halal and Alhamdulillah if you do them and you make sure what Allah subhanaw taala This is a means of goodness for you. Then Allah says, if these things are dear to you know this is where the issue of can come. If these things are dearer to you, if you will love them more. If we are not talking about loving them, we are talking about loving them in relation to what in relation to and Allah says if they are dear to you, I have by a comb, mean Allah He wore a suit he was he had
infeasibility Allah says if they are dearer to you, if you love them more than you love Allah, if you love them more than you love Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam if you love them more than you love striving and working in the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala then what does Allah say? Allah subhanho
wa Taala will be ambry Wanda hula Yeah, dill Coleman philosophy. Now this is a very serious and a very dangerous I would say because this is an i off which is promising the punishment of Alice, Alice and if you love them more than you love Alice Renata, if you love them more than you love Rasul Allah, if you love them more than you love striving in the path of Allah Serrano data, and this is evidence that you love Allah and His Messenger more and what his evidence is that you take your dunya you take your time you take your energy, you take your effort, you take your strength, you take your resources, your money, your influence, and you spend it in doing what Allah told you
to do in doing water solos and asylum told you to do in in the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala said, if you don't do this, then go and wait for taramasalata to allow me to go and wait for the punishment of Allah. May Allah protect us from ourselves, may Allah protect us from his punishment. And then Allah reinforces that Allah says one law he, Allah subhanaw taala says,
yet the law very well law who law co malfatti Allah said, definitely Allah does not guide the rebellious. So those who love these things more than they love Allah and His Messenger, so I sell them, those who love these things such that they will not spend them in the path of Allah, that they hoard them, they give them the cherish them they use them for themselves. They use them to fulfill their own desires, but they will not spend them in the path of Allah and not call them alpha zuccon Allah call them the rebellious people and Allah promised not to guide them Allah
Did not promise to gather unless Illa Allah will not guide the fast the whole will not guide the people who are of this nature ask Allah subhanaw taala to save us from being among different circuit.
this is the standard, that Allah comes first, this is the standard that is demonstrated by what we give precedence to.
So, if we are saying that Allah is first, then Allah is saying, it is not enough for you to say that, if I say I love Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, it is not sufficient for you to sing on a sheet or a knot. In proof of that, it is not sufficient for you to listen to an acid and not and cry some tears No, through that we need to prove our allegiance and what is the proof of the allegiance? Do what Allah subhanaw taala told you to do what Rosaura has told you to do and do that in procedures off in proceedings to in preference to whatever you may want to do. Give this precedence over your own desires give this President's or whatever else you might have wanted to do. That is the meaning
of loving Allah and loving Rasul Allah is Allah is Allah more than we love anyone and anything else in this life? My brother and sister they want you to reflect on this in today's context. Now, let us go to the
Hernan Allah subhanaw taala said lecan nesara como lo fi ma Tina, Kathy.
What yo Ma Ma Nene is ajibade comb catarratto comb fala toniann comb shayan Wa La como Aldo Bhima Robert, but some one Layton Modi, Allah subhanaw taala said truly, Allah Subhana Allah has given you victory on many battlefields alleged talking about the past is saying, Allah gave you a victory on many battlefields. And on that bad day of her name on the day of the Battle of her name, when you were rejoicing and you rejoice that your great number, but that didn't avail you by a whale do not and the earth vast as it is was straightened and tightened and constrained volume and then you turn back in flight,
you turn back in flight. Now, mind to understand here is a quick thumbnail sketch of what was happening at the time of day. After Fatah, maka Rasul Allah is Allah seldom
conquer type. Because type was if you remember the earlier history, when in the time when we used to live in America
had gone to dive to present Islam to them. And he was very badly and he was very brutally repulsed. And dive was also a center of,
aggression and a center of problems for Islam and the doubt of Islam. So therefore, as soon as Hassan decided to take the army to conquer five, now at that time in this army, so this was for the for the for the first time, that this army was a total of 10,000 soldiers. Now, if you read the history of the Arabs
these were not people later on they became in the time of said the number of little Catalano in the time of
Ilan himself. When Alan Mulally Rolando became the commander in chief of the army. During the time of these first two holidays, the army was transformed from being a group of tribal skirmishes to an actual campaigning army. And then they challenge the might of the Roman and the Persian empires and they won. But in the time that we are talking about the coming up to hatanaka, the entire history of the Arabs, they were not campaigning, military, it was not they were not a campaign. People they were not people who have run military campaigns. They did not have standing armies. They didn't have they didn't manage supply chains, and they didn't, you know lay siege to anything. So they did have
seen machinery all of this stuff they didn't have their way of fighting first of all was reading of enemy camps enemy tribe.
This was accepted. And this was something which was honorable, it was not considered to be banditry.
Your enemies rated you and they, they took whatever they could take. And therefore one of the outcomes of that was that every single male, and in many cases, women also,
they would fight they had they, it was part of the raising of children that they were trained to use weapons. And they were trained to ride horses, because these were all the Arabs were almost entirely people who use light cavalry. So it was either camels or horses. there was almost no infantry as such, because the land was such that long marches and so on and so forth was not sustainable. It was, you know, in that in that heat of the desert, you didn't want to be marching,
lugging your armor and stuff, it was much more comfortable and faster, to be on a animal. And so they use horses, they use some, in some cases, mules, and in some cases, camels. So it was all light cavalry. And also, the soldiers were ordinary people. The soldier was a farmer, the soldier was a shepherd, the soldier was a carpenter, or whatever. And he was also trained as a soldier, because this was part of the raising of children. So now when the time came either to go on a raid or to repulsor raid, or to do something, these people just picked up, they had everyone had a sword, everyone had a spear.
You know, some people were archers, so they they specialize in that everyone had a shield. So we just picked up your shield, you picked up your weapon, and you went to fight. Now when they were reading, or when they were going to attack a particular city or town or tribe, that they followed their own leader. So a so called army was not an army as it was not only not an army in our current
context of having a complete chain of command, it wasn't even, it wasn't even an army. Like armies of their times. For example, the the Roman armies were fighting,
you know, long campaigns
over years, and they had sophisticated chains of command. The Romans had had probably
one of the first
standing armies of that size, with a complete
supply chain, going back to whichever part of the Roman Empire they came out of. And this was easily 500 years before the time that we are talking. We're talking about the sixth and seventh century. The Romans started in the first century. So it's there were five 600 years of standing armies, the same thing was with the Persians, and these were the two who actually were in contact with the Arabs of the dominoes are solid. But if we go before that, then you had the financials, you had the, you know, the others. You have the Egyptians, for example, in the diamond, musallam, and so on, who are standing armies of standing armies were not new, it was not something that the Arabs didn't know.
That's just not what they did. The Arabs were traders, they were in Makkah, they were traders. in Medina, they were also farmers. Generally, in the hijas. They were either traders or farmers, there were shepherds by default, because you know, you had they had cheap and in some cases, they had cattle but not much by the sheep, and they had camels. So fighting was not their job fighting was not something that they did as a living or it was something which happened Incidentally, either in raids or in defending themselves. So they didn't have big armies. Now, when the when the sorcerer Sallam
took the army to her name, they were 10,000 of them no 10,000 soldiers, this was unique in the in the in sort of living experience, living memory of the people concerned. It was the first time number two was that this was the first time that this army this Muslim army was actually fully equipped. Because until then, the history of whatever battles that the Muslims fought, whether it was it started with a bottle of butter, then it was a hard and then it was battle Lavasa, which was the Battle of Honda
and so on and so forth. These things were battles where the Muslims were very you know, inadequately armed. They didn't have many things were missing.
They had they had, you know, armor of course not in the sense of the of
Nobody wore played our they used to wear some amount of chainmail. But basically long and short of it is that the the armies were not particularly well equipped people made the best of what they had. But in the Battle of oh nine, when the army took off from Makkah, it was 10,000 plus soldiers.
A lot of them, if not the majority of them were people who are recently coming to Islam. So they were makin, they were college and non Kurdish.
They were fully equipped and armed.
So there was a general feeling and I think about this, the eye that the eye that I mentioned to you.
This is not something that Allah is saying with respect to rusada salam himself, or Allah, Allah, with respect to the Academy of the Sahaba those who were his direct students, those who took tarbiyah from him salani Salah, unless talking about a general feeling, and Allah said that Allah gave you battle a give you victory before, but on the day of word of honor, and you were very happy about this great number you had a great number here refers to the number as well as the fact that they were fully equipped. And then what happened when they reached the place of honing in.
Dive Also, these people were they had a leader and the leader was absolutely 100% confident of winning this battle. So they had enough advance notice that Mohammed Salim is coming to ty is willing to beseech the city or is willing to fight them. And therefore they were fully prepared. And they also took the help of the house in which is a whole confederation of tribes around. So they had an army which Allah knows best was about 10 times the size of this army, Allah Allah knows exact numbers, but whatever it was, it was definitely maybe twice, maybe maybe three times maybe even more in terms of numbers, so these people who are fully equipped, also what they did was that a as a
demonstration of their confidence, they came out of ties with everything they had. So they brought with them, they brought their, the cattle, they brought their their their families, they even brought their wealth, so they came with gold, and this and that.
So this was a huge army. Now when this army, these two armies met what happened in the Battle of one it was something which was completely unprecedented. It had never happened before. And that was that the first shock of the meeting of the two armies, because in the in the forefront of the army of the Muslims were mostly people who are new to Islam. There were other people also, but a lot of them are people who are new to Islam. So when these people met on the field of battle, when they were attacked when the heroism and the and the people have died when that army charged, and they clashed and they and they
crashed with each other. The most for the first time. This never happened before the Muslims turned around and ran. They completely were routed, there was total and complete chaos. People like I was vanderlaan who was a pharaoh delana looked at what was happening and he said Oh Allah He these will stop only when they reach the seas talking about the Muslim said this is finished this war is over. This thing is over with the first charge with the first class there is no battle. These people our people are now running and they will stop only when they come to the ocean which we are talking about Jeddah
Delano he was there, he saw this and he said so hon Allah, this Qatar Allah, this is from the Qatar of Allah. This is what Allah wrote for us. This is over this battle is over. We have already lost. people lost their
lives, they became despondent people, you know, they they lost their courage, right? sama bin Aqua,
now one of the Sahaba Salam from Medina. He was a phenomenal athlete. And there is there are some wonderful stories of Salaam Alaikum I'm not telling you those stories here. Because, you know, for one of time, but he was a phenomenal athlete. selama minocqua delanco turned on and he ran and he ran so fast that he literally flashed past or savasana and there was no xlm sign him and he said looks like he's being he's badly frightened. Looks like he saw something very frightening. Right? Now in this time. Think about that. Here is a situation where
The Muslims were led by Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam himself. This was where the where the province of Islam himself participated. So he was the commander in chief. These were Muslims who had just come from a victory of Makkah. So they were supremely confident. They were fully equipped, and they were enough in numbers.
Yet they were routed completely and totally wrong. And Allah subhanaw taala is witness to that. This is what allows one other thing Allah is saying, you have plenty of people, you had enough soldiers, you had enough equipment, but that did not help you. And the earth which is vast, was constrained for you was restricted for you you had to run.
Imagine this. How bad that must have been? How bad that must have been? My brother sisters.
What is the lesson we learn from this?
And I will tell you the rest of the rest of it also, but let's go one by one. What is the lesson we learn from this? The lesson we learn from this as the is that this world is a world of cause and effect.
This world is a world of cause and effect.
But using means and relying on means are two different things. Using his with the hand, reliance is a matter of the heart.
Using isn't the hand the reliance is a matter of the hat
using the ASVAB
we use the ASVAB but we do not rely on the ASVAB
and what is the
the best example I can give you is what the seller did in the Battle of buzzer when he went to the field of weather, he set up his army. He allocated commanders to the battalions. He camped where he thought was best for the zombie gave him some advice to move the capsule he shifted. He took the advice of the zombie
then also lives in a salon where everything was finished his students Allah
and he made the law and he said Oh Allah, give me what you promise. Or are you promised me Allah fulfill your promise I know you will fulfill your promise or law support me or help me or life these people are finished if they die if this battle is lost, there will not be anybody on the face of the earth to worship this he made his day what is it what does this tell us? Did he deny the means could you not made of this law would you not made could you not have made this law without going to bother he could have sat in Medina and made this door he could have gone to bother and then made the door first and then he could have used the means or he could have rejected the means and just only waited
while he did
he did not because he's teaching us the meaning that the zero the I almost ran into said yeah you alladhina amanu is that you know be Sabri masala
Yeah, he will live in a monastery, you know, with slavery was Salah, inola Hamas avidin the items are baccara where are we Sara Sara is demonstrating that in his life that's why I said the life of Bahamas or Salaam is the Sierra is a subset of the hora. So here is Allah said oh believe take the hell of summer which means effort which means persistence, which means fortitude which means patience, which means
consistency of of action and of patience.
Allah says do all this first was Salah, and then start in Salah, then make dua, Salah in the meaning of Salah as in worship of Salah as well as then may take the help of Salah why. So that your heart though he does not shift from La ilaha illAllah to the aspect you have taken the alpha was web but remember those as bad can do nothing only Allah can do.
So therefore, Allah ran into that. Let me tell us a little demonstrating that because we are
using should we use as web of course. That's why Allah gave us back to use them not to reject them. But using the as well with our hands. But who is that? Allah Serrano?
only and only Allah? Because we believe what La hawla wala quwata illa Allah.
Nobody can do anything. Except I'm not somehow intelligent. So rule of law. Now, what do we understand from this I have of sort of Toba concerning her name. We understood
And that when attention moves from Allah subhanho, wa Taala to anything else, the help of Allah stops.
You're talking about a matter of the heart. You're not saying don't use the as back, where is the heart? Where is the belief? Where is the focus and believe me, no one is witness to that except yourself and Allah, I can say to you that I rely only on Allah, you do not know whether I am lying, or I'm speaking the truth. Only my Ramos. And Allah said in the ad before that which are reserved for you, what did Allah say? Unless you prove that prove that you love Allah, and you love Mohammed Salah more by striving by spending in the path of Allah subhanaw taala? So do I know I have reliance on Allah? How do I know that because of the kind of action I take.
And remember, when the attention shifts from Allah to anything else, when reliance shifts from Allah to the ASVAB, than the help of Allah stops,
then what happens? The natural laws of physics, which are created by laws, natural laws come into play.
What is the natural law? If there are two armies fighting, one army is four times five times 10 times the size of the other army? Who wins? The one who is bigger.
The one who's bigger, right?
People sometimes they level the playing field, no matter how level the playing field is, if there is a fight between a mouse and an elephant, there is always only one winner.
And that winner is not the mouse cannot be.
So if we move our faith and our reliance from Allah subhanaw taala, to the ASVAB, then Allah subhanaw taala will leave us and say, Okay, try your luck.
And that is what happened at Orion and I am not saying that Allah subhanaw taala said, Allah said, when your shift when your focus shifted
from reliance on Allah subhanaw taala.
When you had no as well remember, the biggest test is to have resources not to be resource less or to have less resources. When you have less resources, the person will call him to Allah subhanaw taala because he knows he's got nothing.
If I'm thrown into the, into the ocean, in the middle of the ocean, what happens? I call to Allah. Who else is there?
But what if I'm sitting on the Titanic?
What if the people have died and what did they say even God cannot sink it.
And as we say, history is the witness.
Even God cannot sink it.
This is the mercy but this is the problem of wealth. This is the problem of resources. When a person has resources, the person's attention shifts from reliance on Allah subhanaw taala to reliance on resources.
And this is something that we need to monitor we need to look at we need to constantly remind ourselves because if you do this, then the help of Allah will go away. I remind you of myself, Allah subhanaw taala gave us many instances and showed us many instances in the Quran. In these stories of the mBiA mussalam. Again, I'm not going into the details but think about that, without the help of Allah Ibrahim Alayhi Salam would have burned
because the natural law is that fire burns
except for Allah subhanho wa Taala orders the fire. Yana Cooney berdan wa salam and Allah
that fire which became a means of safety forever, Emily ceram burned the ropes that were tied that that he had been tied with. So the fire did not lose its capacity to burn.
It just did not burn Ibrahim alayhis salam, why? Because that was the order of Allah.
If the help of Allah was not with nuvali, Salam Noah Salam Buda drunk,
if the help of Allah subhanho wa Taala was not with Musa alayhis salam, Musa alayhis salam would have been killed by fraud.
Because what will happen to you if you are stuck between the sea
and the army of the most powerful, most vicious, most cruel boss biggest oppressive rule of the time? You die.
As simple as that.
If the help of Allah was not with Rasulullah Salah who would have won the battle on one side 313 people on the other hand on the other side 1100 1200 people 300 and
13 poorly armed 1100 1200 1300 people completely armed, fully armed, who should win?
But who won?
Our call is a thorough hit of the heart. It is to have the means but to understand that help comes from Allah and only Allah subhanho wa Taala can make these means work for me. Otherwise I just have tools I just have things things are dead, they cannot do anything
unless Allah subhanaw taala orders them to do that.
Right We know from the stories of masala Salam busara salam had a migraine he had a huge big very massive headache once
and he admitted Why isn't he a lie of this headache? Allah please help me unlock your my headache Allah subhanaw taala told him go to such as a tree take the leaves make a tea drink it
and your headache will go away
as bad Allah subhanaw taala did not simply say yes I accept your headache gone boom. No, as bad go use that. So mozarella went and he took the lead they made the tea and he drank the tea headache went
But lesson has to be taught. So now what happens two days later musallam has the headache again. So he says no problem. I know.
I know crozet
I know the tree I know the leaves I tried this it works husana goes through the tree makes the tea brings the tea. Nothing happens. Tylenol does not work.
headache agreements headache increases dammuz on Islam is public now What happened? I had this this is what Allah told me.
I didn't think about this is what Allah subhanaw taala told me here is a tree go do this. Do this. I did all that last time it won't disturb it doesn't work. Yeah Allah.
Allah subhanaw taala says Musa
cure is not in the tree. I have the cure.
The cure is in my hokum last time you made dua and asked me to cure you this time you went directly to the tree.
So should you use as well? Of course, that is why the tree is there. But then what you do
is try No be Sabri meaning effort. wasana it make da Yara please put Shiva in this thing.
Yara please put Shiva in this thing. This thing has no Shiva, this doctor cannot do anything the hospital cannot wait the medicine cannot do anything the operation cannot do anything.
This economy cannot do anything. My money cannot do anything. My children cannot do anything.
Nobody can do anything except you. I will use the money I will use the the economy I will use my business I will use the hospital I use a Doctor of Medicine whatever the case might be. I will use it because you allowed me to use it. You asked me to use it. But you're up I'm using it with a full and complete understanding and the cane that only you and you can do it. Nobody else can do it.
This is the meaning of talk.
So now what happened in the Battle of her name?
Everyone turned and ran.
What did Muslim do? So Elijah Salaam, turned and went in the opposite direction. He went towards the enemy. He was riding a white mule. And he went Not only did he go towards the enemy Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam called out. He said here am I here am I Mohammed bin Abdul muttalib used. He used the connection with his grandfather, Mohammed bin Abdullah Batali. Here I am
you looking for me here I am.
Abdullah with muscle Delano. He was witness to this and he narrated this. Alabama Delano grabbed hold of the bridle of
of Rasulullah Salaam
and another Xavi from the other side they grabbed hold they pulled him back this is a jasola Please don't expose yourself they want to kill you they kill you have finished that are all everything is gone.
Abdullah Solano says there is no solid turn blue he looked at me said call the answer.
Call the answer specifically asked for the answer.
Abdullah Massara said I called organza
do loving massages Allah says that they came they say they came like cattle come and they come together
to surround the Aryans
my South African friends who are listening to this you will understand this they went into lava
like the buffalo do when the lions attack what do they do
they go into lava
you're surrounded young
facing outwards so when the lions attack What do the lions See? The Lions see the boss of the head of the buffalo The boss is this front which can stop a rifle bullet
it's so hard it can stop a rifle bullet the buffalo present the lands with a razor sharp horns completely like this. No matter where the line attacks from all you can get is razor sharp horns and he gets a head which is like stone
and the calves are inside completely safe surrounded and that is what that is what the answer be done. Sir. Surrounded Rasul Allah is Russell
digital are big warriors.
And then the law says, we saw a black mass descend from the heavens.
He said I don't know what it was. It was a black mass. It hit the ground and it dispersed like ants.
And it was what it was. So Allah subhanaw taala said so Maya to LA human bodies. Alec. Allah Masha. Allah hora Rahim, Allah subhanaw taala said that
a lot of our data said that Allah subhanaw taala. He said that you
Allah sent downs, forces, and Allah will accept the Toba. Allah will accept the
belief and alas rhondella before desired Allah subhanaw taala said that Allah subhanaw taala sent down his Sakina he sent down the calmness he sent down tranquility. Allah sent down
on the solar cell Amanda Sahaba.
Allah said Toma, Angela who Sakina who Allah Rasool Allah mini ones Allah Juno de la, Tarawa, were observable la de la cafaro was it catches caffeine?
And was around does it in the eye before so may.
Allah said, Then Allah subhanaw taala sent down his Sakina Allah subhanho wa Taala did send down his his he sent down tranquility and calmness and reassurance on the messenger Mohammed Salah Salem and unbelievers, and he sent down forces which you did not see. And He punished the disbelievers. Such is the recompense of disbelievers. My brother sister that was rather is talking about fossils he could not see. So I'm gonna be Massaro Delano says about this. He says that Allah subhanaw taala
sent down something which look like ants, as I told you, he said Allah sent a black mass which looked like ants. And he said that this was in the dispersed but that what what do we know? He said the battle the tide of battle turned
the tide of battle turn. And then Allah subhanaw taala gave them victory. Right. So now this is the message that we are saying here, that when the Sahaba when they're
when they're debacle when their reliance seemed to shift from Allah subhanho wa Taala to the ASVAB
then the help of Allah subhanaw taala
but when they came back when a solar system called them back, and when they came back, and they relied on Allah subhanaw taala and they shifted their alliance allegiance back to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanaw taala forgive them, and Alex accepted their Toba and Allah subhanho wa Taala sent help.
My brothers sisters, therefore, the message that we learn is the eight. There are eight lessons that I'm just going to quickly use the one is that allegiance must be demonstrated and proven and that happens in our actions. Number two, using and reliance are two different things using isn't the hand reliance is in the heart.
Number three, use the means but reliance only on Allah subhanho wa Taala
number four That is why tawakkol which is reliance on Allah is the door heat of the heart. The third of the time is to say Chateau La ilaha illallah
wa COVID of the heart is to rely only on Allah subhanho wa Taala not on the user's back, but rely on Allah number five, the door is still far and the door of the Rama and the mercy of Allah and His forgiveness of a remains open.
That does not flow that does not shut. So just because I may have relied on something else and I now find that I'm in trouble. Does it mean that I'm finished? I'm lost? No, it just means Allah subhanaw taala is tapping me on the hand and saying on the wrist and saying Wake up. Wake up. La da da da da La la la. No, but there is no one who can help or harm except Allah. Your mind had gone somewhere your heart had gone somewhere bring it back.
And as soon as you bring it back and we say Oh ALLAH forgive me all I made a mistake. Allah forgive me what happens in Charlotte Mustang the help of cops, so never lose hope. Number nine, number six. Number five. Dora is the fire is open. So make Mega stefarr turn towards Allah Toba. The door of the mercy of Allah is always open. So go to that door. mega las panatela for his mercy, never lose hope. Number seven, Allah subhanaw taala has mercy overcomes his anger. Always the mercy of Allah is more than the anger of Allah. And the last thing to remember very, very important. The finish line is only at the end of the race.
So don't worry, if you try to do something and it didn't work. Whatever happened. It does not matter. What matters is that
it's only in the end. And what is our end? That end is where Allah subhanho wa Taala said to us, for man Zuzia and Inari were all the Hillel Jana Taka fez. Mama had to do a llama. The ending is what the finish line is what the one who is saved from the Hellfire and who is given Jana. ask Allah to save us all from the Hellfire I asked ultramarathoner to give us all Jenna, this is the end. Keep that in mind. No matter what's happening in life. No matter we made a mistake immediately make us the far turn to Allah and Allah will help you. I love it. My brothers sisters, I want to conclude by saying this number one,
that we have to prove our allegiance to Allah subhanaw taala
by obeying Allah, in opposition to obeying anyone else, we obey anyone as long as they tell us to obey Allah. But if somebody orders me to obey, to disobey Allah to do something which Allah has prohibited, I do not obey that person, no matter who that person is, even if it is my mother, even if my father I do not obey them, if they are telling me to do something, which goes against the orders of Allah subhanho wa Taala or which goes against the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu. This also shows the importance of learning to do. So number one, number two, is what do I do? I always ensure I keep on checking my heart the heart keeps on changing from time to time just because I am
relying on a lottery does not mean I will continue to rely does not mean that I ask Allah for this for this. Perseverance ask Allah for this, for this confidence, and to continue, but there is no guarantee. So it is possible that I rely on a lot today but I change that and I go somewhere else tomorrow. So therefore continuously monitor your heart.
continuously monitor your heart, don't get don't get sidetracked with that right, continuously monitor the heart and ensure that we retain our reliance on Allah subhanaw taala only and only, by all means use any means to achieve whatever you need to achieve, but continuously make dua and continuously iterate or loss valterra or Oh Allah I'm using this only because you are permitted this thing by itself whatever it is, whether it's a person whether it is knowledge, whether it is a thing whether it whatever that thing by itself has no power has no existence, only you have power. So all that please help me I'm using this because you are you have allowed me because you told me to use
it. Otherwise this thing has no value. I'm using it because I am obeying you even in the using of it.
I'm using it because even using it is obedience. Therefore I'm doing that or Allah help me or ally turn towards you. My brothers and sisters ask Allah Allah to bless you
ask Allah to fill your hearts with Taku ask Allah to illuminate with your heart with his nor gelato. ask Allah subhanaw taala to fill your lives with Baraka and to give you from sources that you cannot imagine, unless you ask Allah subhanaw taala to accept all your doors with higher and alpha. And then to add to that, from his generosity and glory and His Majesty and His
and his power and mercy. ask Allah subhanaw taala to cover you with His mercy. ask Allah to hide your fall from everyone. I ask Allah subhanaw taala to keep you healthy and totally independent of anyone other than himself. Until your last day. I ask Allah subhanaw taala to enable you to spend your whole life in worshiping Him and to enhance this worship in a way that will please even Shall I ask Allah to take you in a state of Eman. ask Allah to give you the caliber as the last words that you say that you die glorifying Allah subhanho wa Taala in sojos in the Hajj inshallah, I asked Allah subhanaw taala to raise you in that situation where or the day of judgment when you will be
raised, you will be in a state of servitude before the arch of Allah subhanaw taala I ask Allah to be pleased with you today. ask Allah to be continuous to continue to be pleased with you until your last day. I asked Allah to make your last day the best day of your life, the day that you will meet him Jalla Jalla asked Allah subhanaw taala to fill your heart with a will love for Mohammed Rasul Allah is Allah, Allah. ask Allah to make your life a
means of guidance for everybody because your life I want I ask Allah to make your life a reflection of the life of Mohammed Salah Salah, asked Allah subhanaw taala to make that a means of guidance for anyone who sees you. interact with you who deals with you in any way whatsoever. ask Allah Subhana Allah Jalla delallo to accept your effort. ask Allah to accept this effort. ask Allah to bless IC K, I asked Allah subhanaw taala to bless our brothers and sisters who take all the trouble to do these things and to help them in every way. ask Allah subhanaw taala to relieve us from this Corona. I asked Allah subhanaw taala to relieve all the world from the suffering and the tests that Allah has
put us in ask Allah to enable us to use this test to recognize His glory and majesty and power and to make rojo to him to turn towards him and beg him for his support. Because without that we cannot go anywhere. Or Salah Hannah will carry while he was savage may be romantic, or he made well hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato