Lacing our Hearts with Loving Him

Mohammad Elshinawy

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smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen 100 has no financial Jimmy Lucia de la ilaha illallah wa Hoon Malik could have been mubin or shadow no Mohammed Rasulullah Hema Ruth Ramadan Ilana mean when I was ready to get our light Allah, Mohammad in sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Sharona morinaga to have a coup d'etat in VEDA Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah Allah, Allah tintina. In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the grantor of mercy, all praise and glory belongs to Allah, Lord of the worlds Indeed Allah is deserving of the best of thanks in the most beautiful of phrases, those that we say and far above anything we can say. And we testify that no one is worthy of worship with

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Allah alone without any partners, the true supreme King.

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And that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was indeed in truth, His Prophet and his servant and His Messenger, the best of his creation, the Seal of His revelation, the most beloved of the slaves of Allah to Allah whom he sent as a mercy to the world. So panna what Allah just as we testified, the most truthful of speech, bar none is the book of Allah, the great glorious plan, and the best of guidance, the sooner the example of our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the most dangerous of matters are the newly added matters to this religion. For everything you add to this already perfected, already completed, way of life will involve removing something of

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that perfection from it first. That's why he warned us against that sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said beware of every newly added matter into this Dean, for that would be a leading history that only leads to the fire. May Allah protect us and our families. And the people have no heat and every sincere seeker from any belief statement or action that would bring us closer to the fire alarm. I mean, may Allah make every step we took towards this place in our scale of good deeds, and make all of our actions righteous make them sincerely for his sake, remove us from this room better than we entered into it.

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I was asked to speak about lacing our hearts with his love Sal, Allahu Allahu alayhi wa sallam.

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And basically, I wish to give you a bit of a practical discussion on why and how to develop the love of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam in your hearts, so that after the highs and lows, the highs of the lecture, and then the lows of the meals, then the highs of the reminder. And then the lows after you wake up again. You have a game plan, right?

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You don't need that constant stimulation to do it. So lacing our hearts with his love sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. The first thing we need to know is that lace is a decor right? We decorate with lace and loving him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the decoration of your life because it is part of a man and the hadith of Amara narrated by myself and others the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to teach us to see Allah him as a yin buzina to a man Oh Allah decorate us, adorn us with the declaration of Eman. Remember love Azalea Rahim Allah he says and Amen. There is nothing like it on the face of the earth. It's the only true absolute blessing. Any other blessing in your life, any

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privilege you may enjoy is relative wealth, status, family, kids health could be for you could be against you could have cons except for a man. It is purely good, purely beneficial, purely enjoyable, and [???]less. Loving the team your hand only goes as far as to say, and there is nothing that exists in this world that resembles the bliss the delights of Paradise except one thing and that is the bliss of a man of true faith.

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So when a man gets entrenched in a person's heart gets deeply rooted, it takes a person to new heights, emotionally, intellectually, it refines their heart, their mind all of it, when it gets deeply rooted, as Allah Subhana Allah speaks about the tree of faith and he says, also who has Sabbath its roots our firm will follow her takes him to heights, new heights, and its branches are in the skies to do hula, hula Hainan beef, mira Bihar and it gives all fruits this beautiful tree all year round, not seasonal, by permission from its Lord.

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And so you will get an endless supply of the sweetest fruits through a man and that's why he said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam three things whomever possesses them in height venison Bukhari and Muslim he will taste with them the sweetness of Eman because the tree of faith gives all fruits and fruits are sweet. And the most delicious experience we know or the most agreed upon enjoyment we know is sweetness.

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And so three qualities whomever has them will taste those fruits. It will mean that the man is deeply rooted and the tree is vibrant blossoming. The first

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Have them the point of our discussion for Allah and His messenger to become more beloved to that person than everything else combined. That's when you get a glimpse of the hereafter a glimpse of bliss and learning to love Allah as the origin and the messenger sallallahu alayhi wasallam is a lifelong mission.

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The second half of it loving the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam I want to begin with today.

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Why would we love him? salallahu alayhi wasallam Let's begin with his name.

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As the poet he says, of our run alley here in New boo what the Hata mon mean en la Himesh houden yellow Jolla shadow

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He is the man with the radiant face.

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upon him is the seal of prophethood that was in doubt upon him by a law by which he declares and testifies to his genuine itzy. Well done Mel Isla who nebia Isla izmi he is all I feel home cinema has been washed I do imagine that the God of might paired his name with his own name every single time the more evidence says he mentioned a lot than he mentioned him so I love it he will seldom worship Kala who ministry he Legionella who further Allah Oshima mudan will have mohammadu and then he extracts for him from his own name a name because the bearer of the throne is Mahmoud he is the most praised. And this is Mohammed. This is the phrase one, the man whose name was a prophesy who is

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praised like him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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And then from there, let's move on that Mohammed doesn't just mean the praised one.

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Go back to the word hand and hammered and hand the connection is obvious in the pronunciation. Go back to the meaning of an hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen tafsir books if McAfee and otherwise you'll find this explanation, that hemd is not just praise because fanat in Arabic is praise. But Hamed incorporates two meanings, a loving praise and a loving thanks. So that will explain to you by virtue of his name, why you love him? Because you admire him you praise him for who he is. That's one thing. But then you thank him, meaning for what he did for you. So this is the formula to learning how and nourishing that love and cultivating it. You love him for who he is sal Allahu

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Allahu alayhi wa sallam, and then you love him for what he did for you. Slaughter abuse, Allahu Allah.

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As for loving him for who he is, that's something that's completely easy. Allah azza wa jal took the most beautiful attributes of every single prophet

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and combine them in one man, the prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, a man whose beauty was internal and external. The Sahaba said we saw him smile. On a night when the moon was full, and we couldn't tell what was brighter his face or the moon sallallahu alayhi wa it was seldom a man who had the most challenging life ever. And yet he was never caught except that he was smiling. And a person can only do that when he smiles from within sallallahu alayhi wasallam as his poet has sent me fabretto and said about him. What is no mean? Callum Takata me? What do you mean? qlm tele denisa hula Kota mobile Rahman Cooley, Ivan, Canaccord Holika camera Tasha. He says I'm better than you Oh

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Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam my eye has never seen and more beautiful than you. No woman has ever given birth to. You were created void of every flaw, every defect.

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As if you were created the way you wanted, as if you custom made yourself as if you had a checklist of choice as to how you were going to come out. Some Allahu Allahu alayhi wa sallam. I mean, can you imagine? You know of the most beautiful reflections I've seen on the verse when the Lord of greatness the Lord of Might says we're in luck Allah Allah Hello King Avi, you are upon great character great hope. They say the word holo character just to understand its depth is a relative of the word Hulk creation. So you as a human being you have a creation external features, and you have a whole loop internal features. He was great from within. So meaning these are not just manners. You

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know, when someone curses you out, and you withhold from cursing them back that's called restraint. You had some manners in this incidence, right?

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But when someone curses you, and you honestly don't find it in yourself, it is not of me. I cannot return that reciprocate that. That's hudak right? It's part of who you are. So he was great sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in his external features and in his internals. So the author of Salah Mohali, Jerry radi Allahu anhu says that since the day I became Muslim, this is the head of the state. He's talking about the busiest man on the planet. Never did he bar me from reaching him. I'd come to his house, he'd come out for me sallallahu alayhi wasallam. This was a man that had everything at his disposal. And never once did he compete with anyone for dunya for worldly matters,

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whether its wealth reputation, having the last say never. And when dounia came to him, he would call the people to share it with him. sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he shared with them his wealth he shared with them his life, and he gave precedence to their lives over his 11 Have you thought about their level answers when the battle would intensify, couldn't lose will be rasulillah. We used to like seek shelter cover behind the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, not some commander, some Emperor sending his armies forward as he sits there lavish. We would seek shelter behind him, and he would be the closest of us to the enemy. What can shed do nasty versa, and he was

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the greatest of warriors. sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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And it wasn't just his life. It was his wealth, even when he had a need for it. Not when it was just easygoing times. And

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sadly, Misato answers, a woman gave a hurdler cloak to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mortage and he laid out in a time when he was in need of it. He needed it. He was called sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And so a man from the inside I believe he came to me said Yasuo Allah management. Have you heard how beautiful this cloak is? oke Sunni, ha like, let me Where can I have it?

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So the Prophet sallallahu Aizen takes off the hula. And he puts it on this man. And the man walks away, are the prophets of Allah Horus and forgives him he leaves, of course this will happen. We're waiting for the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam to leave out of respect, but they want it to bite the guy's head off, figuratively speaking. So when they left they said to him, and this is the point of reference. How dare you ask the Prophet sallallahu Allison for his cloak when you know it was given to him. And you knew he needed it here. And you knew that he never gets you know that he never gets asked for something and says no, you know that. And then he explained to him I wasn't trying to be

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inconsiderate, disrespectful, but I wanted it to be my Kiffin. I wanted to shroud myself in it when I died. Something that touched the skin of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he was the one who luckily

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and imaginary to put up an ensign was any of the low dollar I know that there used to be a man you hear me cite this hadith all the time, perhaps one of my very favorite that had eaten the entire sooner. A man is to always bring his son to the masjid that he loved abnormally above average. And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam noticed this and he said to him, Do you love this kid like how much? So he said to me Rasul Allah, I have back Allah who came out. May Allah love you the way I love this kid.

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Meaning if Allah loves you the way I love him, there is nothing after that. Then the man stops attending the masjid. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam notice Can you imagine? Head of the state? Right commander of the Army's the greatest professor that every fifth rule you ever learned goes back to the judge in the disputes, married to nine wives with their in laws and the family relations, all of it.

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He noticed the guy's not coming anymore. Salalah while he was in water heart and he said Where is he said Yasser Allah, his son died.

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He said go get him.

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They bring him forward. He said to him Mr. tadoba, and letter to bourbon will jannetty lesser vaca la de F to hulak. Wouldn't you accept a do not approach one of one of the doors of Paradise except that this kid out raises you to it and opens it for you? He said Robert I accept the man who was on the brink of his faith. But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was akin to that he was aware he was alert vigilant about that.

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He even had time to remember the people whose names we don't know. It's not even then. And selectable cloudiness. He has very beautiful narrations and Muslim as well and elsewhere. He said some Allah who I sent him I saw a dream last night.

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In it I saw a beautiful palace

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erected in front of me and a beautiful woman outside washing herself without washing herself. I said whose palace

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Is this

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they said O Messenger of Allah. This is the Palace of Ramadan. They said, they said to him this is the Palace of Ramadan hopped up. He said furtiva kotova erotica, Omar I remember that you're a jealous man or more. So I turned away and I ran.

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I'm gonna cover the law and he breaks down crying.

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And he says, Our la calle minca hora de Soto la like he should have told me more. I want to know what it looks like. I'm gonna be jealous of you or messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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And what I really want to highlight about knowing who he was, is that it wasn't easy. Like a lot. zildjian goes to great lengths for us to explain to us in the Quran, that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam was a human being a human being a human being, meaning he wasn't an angel. You know why? Because if he was an angel, you would admire him but you wouldn't be able to relate to him.

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But when he's a human being, you can admire him and relates like it was not an easy task for him to do all of this

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and select a Muslim, Abdullah Masha, Allah who

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he says that I asked, I shall Delos Allah Allah, how can you solve the Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam are horrified the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to pray while seated.

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She said, Now I'm bad. Emma Palmer who nurse?

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She said yes. After the people broke him, like crushed him, wore him out.

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He his heart was too big for his body sallalahu alayhi wa sallam, his body couldn't keep up meaning.

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And that's why it's just not a surprise when you read about the final day in that a very emotional moment when he's plucked sallallahu alayhi wa sallam out of their lives and he was their life to them, you know?

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A bit

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and who's really?

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He says I approached Medina and it was roaring like the roaring have had you known hedge influencing the baker lahoma Bay club. It's places shaking. He said Medina was shaking like hedge from weeping.

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And I said What happened?

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He said the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam passed away. That's what had been taken out of their lives so alojado seldom.

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della Han says avoca Seville comes out of the house and he confirms it. He says for kill two hectolitre killed loony Ridge lie. I felt my legs go out from underneath. He became emotionally paralyzed. This strong men are

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the champion or the Allahu taala on

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and it's Sydney Malik says when we buried him we could no longer recognize our hearts like we didn't even know who we were anymore. We're like orphans all of a sudden, right?

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Abdullah is a there'll be a lot of dialogue. He says, Oh Allah take my vision now. So I never have to see anybody after your Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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You're not gonna be the poet. He says words that are prophets of Allah Hardison deserves more than anybody, not for some cheap love story. He says, and this mirror is the condition of the Sahaba really and should mirror our condition, but we have to get ourselves there. He says our oho tala fu D. We hope Beacon Hill ABC wacka I proceed onwards I go on with my life after you but you have already sealed on my heart with loving you. Nobody else can fit there anymore. Follow me so far to her photography. Film under B he had Araki said if I were able, I would just lower my gaze close my eyes and not look with them again until I get to see you.

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Oh hey boo khalaby bow the belly be coolly or LMU bouquet bouquet Lee Raka. He says I love you with all of me, not with a part of me. Even if loving you leaves no more movement left in me even if it leaves me paralyzed. It's the decor of my life. It's the leasing of my heart. But again, it's not just about who he was. Because you know, admiring him just for who he was. newsflash even the non Muslims do that.

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Read with Michael Hart and Mahatma Gandhi and Bernard Shaw and you know the list on the Dow pamphlets you give out they admired.

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You see you're a believer. You believe that he is your roadmap to Jenna.

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You believe that he was the greatest favor Allah bestowed upon humanity with that quote and that he brought. Allah as dogen says, Lakota men Allahu Allah meaning is Botha Fie him rosulip mean unfussy him yet Allah him is he or use a key him while you are lemuel Kitab al hikma we're in can only in tabular field by early mubin. Indeed, Allah has conferred a great favor upon you believers, by sending for you a messenger from amongst you, someone you can relate to. That recites you his verses, and shows you how to purify yourself, and teaches you the book and the Wisdom. And before he came, you are in clear error. Even until today, before his guidance arrives in our lives, we are

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lost captives of our fears.

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Our minds, our lives are not yet liberated. We don't have the cures to the most pressing ailments. We don't have any of that. And you think it was easy for him by the way to come and just recite to us the verses of Allah and purify us It wasn't easy. They didn't have it says once I used to write the the Quran for him the way he describes his leg was on my leg and the revelation would come down. This is just receiving it not even spreading it until my thigh was going to burst from the weight of his thigh.

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He says and he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in another Hadith

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was on his camel and the revelation continued coming down and the camel buckle to its knees.

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And they said we used to see the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam beat up with sweat on his forehead. On the coldest days, we knew revelation was coming down.

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It wasn't easy for him to even to receive it. And then to spread it, then to make sure the old memorized it and knew its value and didn't do with it what it did with their books, the earth drank from his blood sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So the dean would come to us

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so that we wouldn't be prisoners of our own doubts and desires. He stayed up at night crying for us, we don't even get up at night crying for ourselves. Before you will create that he did this. He would get up and say Oh Allah, my own mo allow my own no allow my own reality. Sam comes Allah has heard you and he says, oh, Mohammed, we're going to please you regarding your own, you will not be disappointed. That's one of the scholars of Islam. He said to me, the most hopeful verse in the book of Allah is when our laws dogen said to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when I sell for your article, Abu Qatada, and your Lord will surely give you until you are pleased. He said for for

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me, there's nothing after that. Because the prophets of Allah who are listening will not be pleased with a member of his oma entering the hellfire.

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One final Hadith, the hadith of Abdullah cycle cloudy, he says that he was taking the Allahu taala And oh, by the hand once and they were walking and he said to him, O Messenger of Allah, I love you more than everybody. Everybody bought myself online.

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Some scholars said he said except myself because the verse says you must love him more than everything, doesn't mention yourself and everything but that other said he was just being overly critical because he swore he didn't want to swear about the light.

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He was just being critical of himself, right?

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So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to him, no money, your man is not complete until I am dear to you than yourself.

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So he said, O Messenger of Allah, you are dear to me than myself. And hopefully,

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Allah, He says, You know what that means that he's not talking about the Roma, turning the switch and changing his emotions.

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This is talking about the deliberate intention of love, like loving the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam isn't just an emotional experience, or the aroma is saying, or the Lord, I love you, meaning I prefer you over myself now. Because that means you love him more. When you do that, this will make you feel closer to him, feel his value more. And so you will prefer him some more. And then it just becomes this beautiful cycle. That's your take home homework, right? learn more and more about his life. You know, when we were sitting earlier in the lecture, Dr. hattons program, and just it really struck a chord with me how he has a whole lot when he pulled together so many different narrations,

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eyewitnesses from the same incident, what kind of experience that provides, that's just a sacrifice, make the sacrifice for yourself now, I'm going to really fight to understand the context. That's an act of worship. Now, I want to understand exactly what it looked like the situations, right? I'm not going to treat the matter casually. I'm going to prefer what he wants and who he is over what I want and who I am.

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And then check for the signs. If you love someone's easy to sacrifice, easy to follow, they're soon easy to find yourself identifying with those that identify with the same things.

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And perhaps there's time for just one less Howdy. and say hello Bukhari and Muslim mo de la batalla anhu. He says

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that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to us

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in I mean, I should do it hopefully, NASA Nick una una vida de

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la jolla, Ronnie Lee O'Malley indeed among my own, just to give you hope this is very possible not just this will have me I love you pleased with them. Among the people in my own marriage will have the most intense passionate love for me are people that will come after me. See you guys. May Allah include us among them. people that come after me one of them would wish

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that he could just see me see my face, in exchange for all his family and all his wealth, you can bring yourself to that level that's not demanded of you to do that. So much less is asked of you. And you can do it and you will do it. So that you can save yourself and save the world around you. You know, they say that nj helliya we used to worship these stones, these idols, they were so lost. Whenever we found another idol. We would leave the first one and go on after this one. And now the idols are replaced with it. ideologies ideas, we are so sure that this is right. And then we see another one Oh, okay. And we go grab that one. And we worship our minds, and we have no fruit to at

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all for that. And we know that deep down inside. May Allah make us of those that understand the value of our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam the value of his guidance, the decor that believing in Him can offer our hearts in our lives alone I mean, sallAllahu Sallam Avada Cana Vienna Mohammed earlier savage vine is like Lolita