What’s the differenceResilience vs Patience
Channel: Mohammed Faqih
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online, and it's going to be uploaded. So you don't need to record it or anything. It's up there already. And I would urge everyone and remind them that it's important and it's imperative to really focus for whatever the duration of the hotbar is, and not be distracted with anything. And keep in mind that if you're distracted with anything or if you're, if there's any device in your hand that is distracting you it's not only distracting you, but it's perhaps most likely destroy distracting a bunch of people, including those who are around you and also the person who's delivering the sermon. So if I may ask you to shallow to Allah to put it away so that you don't lose the reward of
Today I wanted to it's a very basic simple reminder that I wanted to share with with everyone. But this reminder is first and foremost for myself. It is something that we all need.
It's something that the old needs it as well as the young
men need it. They need plenty of it. So do women.
can always use plenty of it.
Single brothers and sisters needed desperately
something that we all need,
be it rich or poor.
And that is the gift of sob.
Sob it is a gift from Allah subhanho wa taala.
It is through Sauber, that you will be able to achieve whatever
you want to achieve.
It is through software that you will be able to actually enjoy life.
No wonder Irma Radi Allahu Anhu said why jedna letter Isshin alpha sub we were able to enjoy life
by exercising or through Sabra patients.
And I intentionally use the word sub because really, there isn't a word in English that does this word
justice, there is a bunch of concepts and words in English that all collectively mean sub
it is said
You know, we all have something that we want in life. But it said a wise scholar once said, to get what you love what you love or what you like. You must first be patient with what you hate.
To get what you love,
you must first be patient with what you hate.
And this is why we find this concept being hammered and repeated in the Quran.
More than 70 places in the Quran Allah subhanaw taala talks about somebody
and not only that,
but the Quran actually tells us that it is the one element that qualifies the people of Jannah to earn Jana
salaam when they come it will be set to them peace be upon you, as the angels greet the people of Jana Sudan will naturally come females for a better term. Peace be upon you for your sub.
Fanny I'm about done. Right. And Allah Subhana Allah says, What is beam
Now Sabelt Wuzhen NetOne we're heading here ah, Allah subhanaw taala rewarded them and he gave them right, this gardens of Paradise, and he gives them all kinds of luxuries including garments made of silk, the silk of Jannah, not the so called duniya Allah says be Moussa bottle for their sober, right sobre means, literally by the way sobre means to restrain
to hold yourself to maintain your composure, to keep your calm, to stay under control.
To endure, there is a lot of pain, somewhere, there is a lot of pain and somebody somebody is not, you know, now sobre is the end result is sweet, the outcome is sweet, but sub in and of itself can be very, very bitter. Sometimes it can be very painful. And that is why one of the concepts in the English language that actually expresses or, you know, reflects aspects of slavery is endures. And within us, there's a lot of pain, you have to put up with some pain.
And I'm saying this is my dear brothers and sisters as we approach the end of the physical year.
without patience, many of us would have not made it to this point.
And because each and every single one of us, no matter how old you are, no matter what kind of educational background you come from, we all have
a level of sub.
Now some of us are selective with what we are patient with. Now, very often we say to young people, you know, you need to learn to be patient, you're not patient, but they are patient. I've seen them. I've seen them wait in line
to get a burger for a long time. Sometimes patiently, sometimes not so patiently. Right? I've seen them play video games, for long hours. They're patient.
Watch different games or movies. There are some people who watch, right? We were talking about this yesterday, different episodes, one after another patiently.
So we all have patients, it all depends as to what it is. We're patient. We all have selective patient. If we're enjoying something if we like something, if we see value in something that we're patient, we're we're willing to, you know, in spite of all the discounts that are going left and right and extending Black Friday deals and all of that people are still waiting in line to get their hand on that one dealer they have. People are waiting patiently for the PlayStation five to come out.
I've seen this. I remember not too long ago, actually. I was somewhere and then I saw a long line.
Before the store opened.
The store was scheduled to open at nine o'clock from eight o'clock there were people lined up.
And I asked what is it they said a hat.
Some trendy hat that is coming out there's a limited number of it and people were lining up young folks
that we usually look at as impatient people. So everyone has patience. It all depends on whether what you are willing to wait for is something that you see value in or not.
Islam tells us to be patient
with regards to our commitment to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, it's a long journey.
Maintaining your five daily prayers requires patience and by the way patients strength and courage.
People have patience are strong people. And I'm not saying this the prophets of Allah Allah they said it was asked in the Hadith.
He he wants to ask his companions, he says, Who do you consider to be the strongest amongst you? I mean, everyone wants to be the strongest. They said a person that can beat everyone else. No one can beat him.
A person that can wrestle everyone else, but no one can. He says laser laser that that's not it.
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he said the strongest use not the person who's physically strong.
The strongest amongst you, you will love the Yemeni Calypso and the lava. The strongest amongst you is the one able to control himself, conquer himself.
When angry at
times of anger, right? Your ability to really restrain your son that is patience. By the way, that's, that's one of the fruits of slavery, the ability to control, regulate your emotions, and control your reactions. Watch everything that you say in every move that you make.
And that shows strength, mental strength, spiritual strength, emotional intelligence, and a strength.
So, it shows the strength.
And Allah subhanho wa Taala expects the believers to be patient and the Prophet SAW Selim taught us to be patient with our commitment to Allah azza wa jal. It's not an easy journey. And it doesn't always go the way we want. And keep in mind that you don't want to be of these people that will only worship Allah subhanaw taala when they want something, they start praying and being regular in their prayers and they make dua and they're mashallah very committed Muslims during the finals week. And then after that, they forget Allah subhanaw taala or when they are desperate, or when they have a loved one who or when they themselves are going or their loved one is going through some
Let us not become desperate, in order for us to turn to Allah and I'm just talking about, I'm not even talking about enduring what Allah Subhana Allah the tests and trials Allah puts us through, I'm talking about the bad in and of itself, it shouldn't be something that we're doing, because we're motivated because we love Allah subhanaw taala because we see value in it because we will realize that it is the purpose of our existence.
And anything that doesn't serve its purpose, it's worthless.
And Allah subhanaw taala brought us to this life, not to live a comfortable life and just be distracted with everything that we are creating ourselves to distract ourselves with, but rather to worship Allah Subhana Allah and establish the deen of Allah azza wa jal, that's what Allah azza wa jal brought us to this life for.
That doesn't mean that we shouldn't, you know, do other things or neglect other things, but it's all part of it. But the main focus of an intelligent,
smart believer is to focus on what Allah subhanaw taala created us for my dear brothers and sisters who were here temporarily.
We're here temporarily.
So Reba, the worshipping Allah subhanho wa taala, maintaining our five daily prayers, doing whatever we have to do that requires patience.
So solver is indeed needed. Also, there is another area that requires patience, especially in age, staying away from what Allah Subhana Allah has forbidden us from doing the prohibitions,
the unlawful and illegal things, the sins, they're very attractive. They're very tempting. We're surrounded everything. Right. There are a lot of things out there that are calling us to fall into sin.
Resisting that requires a lot of strength and courage and patience.
It requires a person to remind himself or herself, of the Promise of Allah subhanho wa Taala of those who give up or those who
give up anything that is haram and stay away they keep themselves away from haram for the sake of Allah azza wa jal for the fear of Allah azza wa jal
that, at the end, they're going to triumph. There is a great there are multiple stories in the Quran. One of the greatest stories is story of use of Halley's Santa. Right. And at the end ALLAH SubhanA wa Allah says in the Houma Yetta to us with use of use of succeeded,
he achieved what no one else, even those who plotted against him were able to achieve and insulin. And the secret ingredient was his patients in the homemade Turkey, his fear of Allah subhanaw taala seeing away from haram, whereas spirit and his endurance or his patience. That's what paid off on the long run.
So yes, it can be very tough. It can be tough on single
brothers and sisters, single young men and women,
but it's worth it.
It's worth to eight
Patience is key for anyone who's going through any trial or any hardship. Allah subhanho wa Taala did inform us in the Quran made it very clear that he will test us with good and evil.
Allah subhanaw taala says What did everyone know can be shaman and hope he will do very well XML and while you were on footsie with Tamara, we will test you right with some
Right fear that causes you
anxiety that causes you, you know, emotional distress, you're afraid of something could be something physical it could be. It could be an infection of an infectious disease, it could be anything. Right? That is causing you anxiety. It might be something that you fear for yourself or something that you fear for your neighbors and your loved ones. So Allah says, Well, no one knows how he will do it. But no matter what my dear brothers and sisters, cannot be compared to the type of fear our brothers and sisters are going through in different parts of the world. And they they have been putting up with for a long time, to the point where they no longer fear anyone except Allah Subhana
Allah may Allah subhanaw taala ease their tests, may Allah subhana wa Taala bring a relief to those who are oppressed. Imagine
not being able to leave your house, Imagine not being able to stay in her in your house.
Imagine not being able to leave your house or stay in your house, you don't know what is going to happen in the next second.
There are there are people there righteous people
who are in that state
and Iraq and in many places.
they're in a state of fear
will show you how fuel your hunger. Same thing in these places. They're also suffering, fear and hunger.
Not only that one, XML amphis watermarked loss of property, wealth
and life lives. And they're experiencing all of that.
And I find them to be much more resilient and patient than many of us who are used to very comfortable easy life. Something goes wrong. Something slows down. We have power outage and we all freak out and we lose it. Oh my god. We're stuck in traffic. extra minute or two makes us lose our cool
losing loved ones.
Allah Subhana Allah promises those who endure Jana.
if you lose the dearest person to you,
and you endure for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala because there is nothing that one can do. A wise man once said, Right.
A wise man once said that patience is a cure for everything.
There's a cure for everything. Some people say time No, no.
Time heals. Not necessarily. You know, a philosopher once said,
you know, a wise person is a person who endures
on the first day,
and shows patience.
A fool does after a month.
In other words, everyone is going to get used to the loss. They're going to get used to the new norm. And they're going to adjust to it eventually, after a month to a year or more. Eventually everyone is going to adjust. And then people at the end, they will say yeah, okay, I guess I will have to put up with it. I will have to be patient. No. That's not what counts the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I conclude when he saw that woman, and he reminded her that she should be patient. She said, lay Can you leave me alone? You have not been afflicted with what I was afflicted with. You don't know what it feels like to lose a child. Who is she saying that to to a man who buried
with his own hand three of his sons and three of his daughters.
Six of his children six out of the seven, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam witness their death. Imagine the other day someone shocked me send me a video said imagine a man and a woman whom Allah subhanaw taala blessed with a little child. And then before that child reached the age of one died, and that person was very patient and thanked ALLAH SubhanA TTAN and then a second child, and their second year, they die.
And then God blesses him with four daughters.
And the three of them die one, you know after getting married before having children, another one after having a child and a third one after getting married or while she was engaged.
And then in his older age in his 50s, he is blessed with with another child whom he names Ibrahim, and then Abraham dies as a baby.
All of that
And he says that we only say that which pleases our Lord, to Allah we belong and to Allah we shall return.
Imagine this person,
that is Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
and that these weren't the only losses.
These weren't the only trials.
These weren't, this wasn't the only suffering. This wasn't the only pain. If you want someone to appreciate you and talk to you about enduring and putting, and what it's like to to deal with pain, listen to him. sallallahu alayhi salam, because he knows very well what pain is like.
And his pain, it started long, long before he even received a message.
When he was a child,
he came to this life to find that he had no father.
And when before he reached six, he lost his mother.
At the age of 10, perhaps he lost his grandfather, who was taking care of him.
And on and on and on, lived a very, very rough life. sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. This is Mohammed bin Abdullah sua Salam. Have you ever heard the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam complain about Allah subhanaw taala. Have you ever heard the promise that Selim sounding or being negative?
He was content, the only time the Prophet SAW Selim expressed frustration was for the sake of the people whom he was saved.
That's what concerned him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam learn the passion and the grace of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam be touched by it and find inspiration to endure and to be patient in the story. And the example of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who had Allah the Samaritan was Saphira Allah Allah Allah confessor Federal Way of Allah come in the Horn of rural Rahim.
Alhamdulillah Hua salatu salam, ala Abadi letting you know about my dear brothers and sisters.
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