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The speakers discuss the importance of preserving and protecting one's identity and reputation as a member of a Muslim community. They stress the need to hold onto their identity and not do things that could weaken or break their reputation, as well as the importance of praying together during the prophesy centum and avoiding division. The speakers also emphasize the need to pray together and ensure everyone is committed to the process, as well as the importance of protecting each other and making sure everyone is committed to the process.

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In Alhamdulillah

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mejor de la Hoya rasool Allah for pacifiers of Jose and Alima. Paul cecum a hibbity. When I've seen with a Paula, he said, Hannah, what Allah.

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So Allah subhanaw taala Ajahn anyway, yeah, come in with a pin.

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The month of Ramadan, has ended.

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And in the month of Ramadan, we experienced

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victories. And we made very crucial discoveries.

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And today, I want to talk about hopefully one of these discoveries that we were able to appreciate

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and the importance of us holding on to it, talking about it, holding on to it, and then doing whatever it takes to reinforce it.

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And committing to it.

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You see, we came together as a community as part of a, even a larger body that we call OMA, this global Muslim community.

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Were the majority of us

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observe the fasting of the month of Ramadan, I want you to pay close attention. There is anything

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distracting you at this moment, please put it in your pocket

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now,

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so that you don't distract yourself or those who are around you.

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So we came together with this larger body that we call the Muslim ummah, the Muslim, the global Muslim community.

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And we were observing the fasting of the month of Ramadan, we also came collectively and we prayed together

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on a regular basis, those who were able to make it to the regular five daily prayers, as well as these voluntary extra prayers that we call salata, tarawih.

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And we also managed to come together

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to break our fast. And in the last 10 Nights, many people spent the night here in the masjid, and then the massage it's throughout the Muslim world.

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And people have to hold together,

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prepared

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the meal, enjoy the meal and cleaned up.

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Most of it, we came together. This is collective work.

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So one of the discoveries that we made

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is the importance of Jamar.

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Our religion is a religion that promotes

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collective work

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and togetherness.

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And it is a collective responsibility. Each and every single one of us has to play a role. And every single one of us is a stakeholder.

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Now if you examine what Allah Subhana Allah said in the Quran, in multiple places,

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Allah Subhana Allah says, Well, I'll tell you more will be heavily Lehi, Jamie I want to hold on to the rope of Allah all of you together and do not divide yourselves.

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Allah Subhana Allah says what to Allah, one where the river Taqwa come together and help one another in matters of righteousness and piety.

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Allah subhanaw taala says what who eat Allah Who Jamie and me know repent to Allah come back to Allah all of you together

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many verses

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Allah Subhana Allah tells us do not be like those who have divided themselves whether it's a call

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telephone

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for AR to intermodal be there to Sami to heavily lie when the steamer

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the Tao V me, Chanel Gemma.

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So Allah Subhana Allah commands us to come together

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and preserve and protect our unity and for business to divide ourselves. Not only that, every virtue,

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every habit,

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every value that is going to strengthen and enhance and reinforce the bond that we have amongst ourselves as believers. Islam either commands it or recommends it

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and any vise or practice or habit or tradition

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that may we can jeopardize

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or compromise the bond and the connection that we have amongst ourselves is forbidden and discouraged.

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I'm Allah Azza

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wa salatu salam ala pseudo Misha Annie and you're probably Euro hell Gemma. By then what meaning

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what Oba

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Allahu allottee.

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Allah subhanaw taala let me focus on my word in them and want me to

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go examine the Quran. Throughout the entire Quran Allah Subhana Allah says that believers are brothers, one body facilely Hubei Nahuatl, if there is any division between two individuals, two believers or two factions, or two families or two clans, the rest of the body has to rush and try to mitigate the situation.

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So there is always this right, you have to preserve and protect the GEMA.

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And at the same time, don't do anything that could actually weaken or break the Chimera.

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Quran constantly says that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam examined most of the statements of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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That beautiful example of the province has had them gift gifts.

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In MENA one method won't mean enough Ito had to him Oh, Tara, from him, the example of the believers in their compassion and love for one another.

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Come with a little gesture. It's like the example of one body they're one body we are one body.

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Either shutdown men who are open to die the whole. So it'll just be somebody would Hummer or Bill Hermoza.

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Process him said if one part of that body aches, or suffers the rest of the body response.

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The whole body response.

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sleeplessness

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and fear affects the whole body. One part doesn't say well, I have nothing to do with that infection. It's not It's not here. No, the whole body gets affected.

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And we know that the infection kind of spread.

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So this is the example of the body of believers and the province hold Allahu alayhi wa sallam says, so. So, you know, tells the believers beware of certain things in habits or practices, even in our businesses, business practices that are forbidden in Islam, because they could they may, they may lead to individual

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you know, material gain or profit. But if it's at the expense of

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someone else's

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well being

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if it's at the expense of the bond between the believers is forbidden.

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So for instance, one of the things that promises them for obey the believers from doing his what

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don't outbid each other, intentionally or don't undercut each other.

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Do not hate one another.

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Don't have unhealthy competition with each other.

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It's forbidden. For instance, if you know that a brother, for instance, has proposed to a particular system for you to go and propose to the same person if you've known you can't do that.

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This is all to protect the bond between the believers.

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So the prophesy centum says

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that's about all the water has to do with that energy issue when I Belgacom Allah

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and Muslim or non Muslim, the Muslim is the brother of the Muslim.

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And the Prophet SAW Selim says you shouldn't forsaken your brother you should not wrong your brother you should not injure or hurt your brother. You shouldn't deceive your brother. All of these, a hadith that talks about the rights of the believers, they were meant to strengthen this bond between the believers

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not only that edge amount of the prophesy said I mean we talked about some fine etiquette.

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One of these fine etiquette is that that shows you that every member of the community matters. The prophesy said and says lace I mean malum Jacobi Aruna Wareham Selena, we are from Saudi Arabia, we are

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different narrations, the prophesy Salim said that he is not one of us, He who does not show respect to our elders

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and shows compassion

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to our youngsters

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coming together matters. And we see that when we come together, the reward is always enhance and increase and multiply. You can fast Mondays and Thursdays you will be rewarded. But there is nothing like fasting the month of Ramadan with the rest of the believers with the rest of the Ummah, the entire global body of believers.

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The reward is much higher. You can go for Ramadan, we just finished a collective

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rabada fasting the month of Ramadan and praying together we finished that season we went into straight into another season, Hajj, the month of hajj have started. And the believers the Muslims prepare for that. Those who can who can go the reward of hedge is by far much greater than the reward if I'm wrong. That's because Muslims are believers come together in one particular time period. They all come together

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and perform the study bed.

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What do we come together

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upon the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and practice what is recommended in the Sunnah of the Prophet, I send them collectively. The Baraka increases, the blessings increase. We're told

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that if we suffer drought,

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and the scarcity of water, which affects everyone,

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maybe not equally, maybe there are some people who are more dependent on rain than others. Some industries are more dependent on it than others, yet.

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It will affect all of us.

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We're told that the believers are supposed to come together and praise Allah to the spa. And when they come together, and they come out, they bring their children they bring even the cattles and their animals and supplicate to Allah Subhana Allah Allah, Allah azza wa jal does not turn them down.

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And you go ask people in various parts of the Muslim world that have actually experienced this, there is baraka that comes with believers coming together, Jamar

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and there are many other examples.

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And that is why my dear brothers and sisters,

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we have to really be committed to this.

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That is why the Prophet SAW Selim said

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that you should pray in Jamar on a regular basis.

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And that your Salah in JAMA and in the masjid is greater by 20 Something folds than you praying by yourself. You should do that extra No, sometimes we think it's just I don't feel like going.

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I don't feel like going. By the way during the time of the prophesy send them it was such a critical practice. It was very important. As a matter of fact, it was a litmus test to see who is a true believer and who wasn't. The Sahaba said there were two prayers that only the hypocrites who was hippo who was hypocrisy was known. It was no would be absent would be missing from these two prayers.

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And there are certain prayers the province has said and said they were very heavy on the hypocrites. And as a habit, whenever they missed out to Jamaica, it was like devastating they would actually

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they would actually try to give condolences to each other. Um Allahu Allah. May Allah subhanaw taala reward you in your in your loss. It was devastating.

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Why

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the gemera

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has said and I will conclude with this Ali Khan Bucha Ma, what you have to

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commit to the Jamaat to the community. Stick to the community, be with the community, join the community. Be active

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And beware of an avoid dividing yourselves.

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By the way, it is, it is for this particular reason, for instance,

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that Allah subhanho wa Taala told the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, not to welcome an initiative taken by some people in Medina, who actually started a new Masjid when there was no need. There was a masjid in Cuba. There was a masjid of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam now this other group comes and they started a masjid somewhere else where it's not needed.

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And it was known as Mr. de lire. It was a masjid a place of worship Allah Subhana Allah cursed it and expose the agenda behind it.

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Because there was no need.

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Anytime we can come together and there's a place that would suffice all of us together and fulfill our needs, there is no need to create more division.

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Just because I don't like somebody or because I want to serve a particular agenda. So Allah subhanaw taala you couldn't you shouldn't do this because it could lead to division Subhanallah This is how critical it was especially in those early stages.

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So the province has set themselves la kombucha man away yeah. Come on for QA for in the shape on Mr. Anwar hit. Well, who I mean if Nene.

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He said for sake Shavon Satan and this by the way is one of the reasons actually the effects or the influence of devils diminishes in the month of Ramadan. Because we come together

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we are each other's keepers, and protectors.

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We encourage we motivate. I mean look at us when we came together and we found so many people coming on a day you get motivated automatically. You come on the nights where people were filled this place and we had a full house JAM PACKED well I someone was telling me I prayed in the back. It was not my favorite spot. But I was so happy to see so many people come it was so encouraging.

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So the Prophet says fit into shape on on Anwar had foresight for Satan is with the individual. Well, let me know let's Nene about and he will be further away from two individuals. Then the more the better, the more protected we are.

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Man Raja Babu hurthle JANA T Philhealth zamil Jamara. Whoever wants Jana let him hold on to the GEMA to the community

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and even the people of Ghana Allah subhanaw taala tells us that the people of gender will intergender together

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in large crowds

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will see a lady in a taco or abdominal Janet yoozoom aura

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in groups.

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala bring us together.

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And may Allah Subhana Allah preserve and protect

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the bond and the love that we have for one another. A poodle Adela the Samaritan was spotted Allah How do you want to come for Sylvia we have Philip come in who who will have oral Rahim

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suffer a lot.

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And hamdulillah hamdu Lillahi wa salatu salam ala Abadi, Ladino sofr well, that

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of the benefits that we gained from coming together is that we actually have

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we vary in terms of our abilities and talents and needs and level of strength and knowledge and all of that. When people come together, irrespective of their social or financial status.

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People from all walks of life, different ethnicities, people come together, they share experiences with each other.

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And they're able to strengthen one another.

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They're able to benefit each other. That's why it is important that we are all involved. My dear brothers and sisters my

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message to you in my mission, having finally having having, experiencing after my experience in the month of Ramadan, seeing the potentials that this beautiful community has.

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My mission and my work here in this community has to be contributing to this

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if we're not successful in coming together, and setting up a beautiful example

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for all other communities in North America, Muslim community here in Memphis has great potentials.

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hamdulillah

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but it's a collective responsibility. And we all have to contribute to this. We have to be as committed to this process

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throughout the whole year, not only in the month of Ramadan.

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Imagine if we could, because that's the only difference is remember, there was nothing in the month of Ramadan, other than our willingness

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and our own individual efforts to come together that brought us together. Was there.

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No one was forced to come here?

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He will respond to me. If you disagree with that, please come and tell me. No, okay. You don't expect us to be present here. throughout the whole year, like we weren't in the month of Ramadan, we're only we're only three in the month of Ramadan. We're only available in the month of Ramadan.

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that that wasn't the case, we came because we wanted to. And we loved it.

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We loved it. I know some some of us maybe were annoyed by certain things that happened here and there. But these are challenges that are in my opinion, presents us with opportunities to overcome problems that we can solve. These are all minor details. But we came together and we loved it, and we enjoyed it.

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We can maintain this. We can keep this only if we understand the value of gemera. And why we should come together.

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And you know that it believes doesn't want us to come together.

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It believes this divides so he can conquer.

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And you and I are facing all kinds of challenges with our children.

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ourselves. Also we have spiritual challenges. But imagine what it's like for our children. And it's not something that we can face as individuals, no matter how capable you are, no matter how, how how much control you have over your family, no matter how talented you are, no matter how resourceful you are. The challenges are bigger

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than us as individuals or as I was as family units. There are certain challenges that we have to come and face together collectively, as a community.

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We have to help one another.

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We have to help one another. We have to come together if we fail.

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We're failing ourselves. And we're failing our own family members in the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam I said Kapha Bill Maher, if men and yada yada yada is enough of a sin for us for a person

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to fail and neglect those whom he has to take care and provide for.

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I ask Allah azza wa jal to help you and I maintain the level of commitment that we have shown in the month of Ramadan.

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And may you and I be advocates of the smelt, may you and I go out there and bring people encourage people to come together.

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May Allah Subhana Allah make us embrace the unity that we have as believers as Muslims. And may Allah azza wa jal allow us to celebrate the diversity that we have in this beautiful community. May Allah subhanaw taala continue to bless this community and protect us. May Allah Subhana Allah Allah protects us from from the evil within May Allah subhanaw taala protects us from the evil from you know that comes from outside. May Allah Subhana Allah keep us protected from any threats internal or external. May Allah Subhana Allah strengthen us and make us of those who embrace their faith in Allah subhanaw taala with pride and dignity. May Allah Subhana Allah make us committed to the

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tradition of our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and keep us upon the straight path Allahumma in earnest Buddha was Toka well I've heard from Alina, Allah Who Medina human had eight well if enough human fate, what if humans are late? Well, that iklan our female athlete Joaquina Motyka Rama kobiet Allahu Maritza this Levon was the mean I believe in Islam and I'm gonna rush to you as

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well. I don't Marcia well your model fee model well you know if he hadn't munkar a bad Allah in Alohomora when I do this then when he will CORBA when hand fascia you will Moon carry well belly, your Evo coolala Come to the karoun with Corolla Haleema JDRF corkum Wash Kuru Harlan I mean he has it come what are the chroma he Akbar? Allahu Allah