Generosity Of The Soul

Moutasem al-Hameedy


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The history and importance of Islam is highlighted, including the need for everyone to seek forgiveness and stay true to Islam. The Prophet Muhammad sallahu alayhi wa was a man of generosity and used a generous language. The importance of having a positive mindset and being generous towards one's time and effort is emphasized, along with the secret of being a "bringing light" to achieve success. The segment also touches on the concept of people's generosity and the importance of finding one's own joy in achieving Islam's goals.

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All praise is due to Allah, we praise Him. We seek his aid and we ask for his forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from the evils of ourselves and the evils or the evil consequences of our actions. Whomsoever Allah guides, none can lead astray. And whomsoever Allah leaves to go astray, Nan can guide I testify that there is none worthy of our worship and devotion. But Allah alone, and I testify that Muhammad upon whom BPCE is His servant, his slave and His Messenger or you who believe, fear Allah as he should be feared and die not except in a state of submission. As Muslims, all mankind, be dutiful to your Lord who created you from a single person. From him he created his wife,

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and from them both, he created many men and women, and fear Allah through whom you demand your mutual rights and observe the rights of your kin. Surely Allah is Ever and all watched over you, or you who believe. Keep your duty to Allah, fear him and speak the truth. He will direct you to righteous deeds and will forgive your sins, and whoever obeys Allah and His messenger and has indeed attained a great achievement. The best words are those of Allah the Almighty. And the best guidance is that of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was salam. And the worst things in the religion are the newly invented matters. For all the newly invented matters in religion, or an

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innovation and bidder and every bidder is misguidance.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam was described by his personal assistants and understood nomadic called the Allahu Anhu

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that he was the most generous of humans cannot Rasulullah sallallahu it USN lemma edge woodenness He was the most generous of all people.

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his generosity was not limited

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to sharing wealth and fortune with people.

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It extended to meanings that are greater than that. When Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam after being persecuted, chased out of Mecca,

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and being dragged into warfare for a long time.

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Eventually he comes to Mecca as a conqueror. He opens Mecca peacefully

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he becomes dominant over his own

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enemies, the people who have persecuted him, murdered his companions, tried to kill him and made his life difficult, although he came to them with a message of freedom, liberation from the hellfire, and a message that calls them to the ethics and the principles that they knew about.

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Yet when he gained the upper hand upon them,

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and they are all gathered in front of him in the middle of Mecca, and Al Masjid Al haram, and he says to them, Matobo Nona and Neva, Aidan become what do you think that I am going to do to you? How do you think I'm going to deal with you now that I have you? Now that I got you? What do you think I'm going to how do you think I'm going to deal with you? They said, Clara,

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icon Kareem, Kareem. They said, you're going to deal with us in the best way.

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You're a man of generosity.

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You are a man of generosity. And you come from an origin from a progeny of from an ancestry of generosity.

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So he says to them in the habit of and to mattala

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you can go you're free, you're free to go.

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He had all the right to hold them accountable for the atrocities that they committed for the pain that they caused, for the corruption that they brought about your when he got the upper hand over them. He lets them go. And there is a secret as to why they use the word generous. You're a man of generosity, Aslan Kareem. Although this is not a place or this is not a situation of financial generosity where you share the fortune or the or the wealth that you have.

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Isha his wife, probably Allahu Ana.

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After his death, she receives a huge amount of money a fortune.

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And the day has not old had not come to an end until she distributed everything that was in her possession. She distributed that to the needy and the poor. To the point that towards the end of the day, her personal servant and assistant

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told her you should have left some money for us so we could buy dinner for today.

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Now and Nikita luck T man and Bill Asha

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for Karla totally Allahu

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I forgot, you should have reminded me, she forgot to herself. So she was generous, she was generous.

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And during the slander had Hadith till if, when you shall only Allah Who and herself was accused of sin. And that was a very difficult and trying time for her and for her family and for the prophets of Allah where it was setting them. And for her father Abu Bakr, Radi Allahu Anhu. Yet when the matter was revealed, and the people who created this slander and spread this slander, they were held accountable, they were exposed, and one of them was her very cousin

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Mr. EbonyLife alpha

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and Abu Bakr was a rich man and he used to spend on his cousin on this man Miss boy

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who was spreading the news he didn't create a lie he just heard the news and he spread it without verifying it about a shovel the Allah Anna he spread rumors

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so I will work on all the hola Juana and all said

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since Mr. Have not ever was found to be guilty of Robocop all the Allahu said I'm not going to spend a penny on him from this moment on. Then Allah subhanaw taala reveals the verses. When he asked for what he asked for who Allah to hate Boehner and yatta yatta Allahu La con let people let people pardon and forgive pardon and forgive those who commit wrong

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Don't you love that Allah pardons you don't you? Don't you love that Allah forgives you.

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Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Anhu. Upon hearing this verse, he said Bella,

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Bella, indeed, oh my lord. So he started spending on that cousin again, providing for him. So he was generous with his honor with his rights to hold that person accountable to hold back his wealth from that man who accused his daughter of a great sin.

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That was generosity.

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One of the great early generations, the individuals in the great in the history of Islam was Abdullah Abdullah mobilock, a very famous character. He was a scholar and a worshiper.

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And he was a successful businessman. And he used to sponsor many of the famous scholars of Islam. He sponsored them fully. He said, You don't have to worry about making a living. I will cover that personally. And he was asked, Why do you squander your money spend it on these people.

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He said, Because I don't know of anything more noble any duty in Islam in this life that is more noble after prophethood than spreading the knowledge of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And I know of these people have to go and work and make a living, they would not be able to serve the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet salallahu Salam as they do now. So I want them to work full time on this. So I provide for them.

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That's how he did. That's what he did. And one day he visits a city where he has some students, and he doesn't see one of the

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one of his well known students. So he asked us about him. They said he's in jail, because he's in debt, and he couldn't pay off his debt. So he was taken to jail.

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And it was a huge amount of money 10,000 Durham

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Agboola admin Mobarak gets the money. And he goes to the person

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to whom his student owns the money and he gives him the money and he says, drop the case. But don't tell that student who paid the money.

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And then he leaves the city.

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On his way back home. His student is released, set free. And he goes to see his teacher he doesn't know who runs him who freedom.

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So he goes to the city of his teacher to tell him the good news of his release. He finds him on the way. And I don't know Abdullah robotics said I was visiting your town but I didn't see you Where were you? He played dumb.

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He said I was in prison.

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But at Hamdulillah I was released. He said what was the story? He said, I was in debt. And I couldn't pay it off. But someone, an anonymous person paid the debt for me and I was set free today. And I came to tell you the news and here I find you on the way

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and the man did not know until Abdullah Al Mobarak passed away.

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That's not only generosity in terms of finances, but generosity, its decency beautiful character. He did not want his children to know that he is in debt his teacher in such a manner

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one of the great scholars of Islam IGNOU Tamia Rahim Allah to Allah He was a man who was wrongly accused, and always persecuted. He was put in prison more than seven times in his life unjustly because he held on to the truth and he was accused by his opponents, in matters of theology, knowledge of the religion of Akita.

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And people conspired to kill him. And yet he said many times, he said, I give up on my rights, those who accused me falsely those who have conspired to put me in prison, I forgive them, I don't want any form anything from them. I don't want an apology on a one to compensation. He said, I am donating my right upon them for the sake of Allah as sadaqa.

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What is the common theme among all of these beautiful examples?

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It is called generosity of the soul.

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Cut on neffs

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cut on the neffs and this is something that is referred to in the Quran. Allah subhanaw taala says in the Quran, when they use kosher Hanif, see for hula eco, homomorphic and those who are protected against the miserliness, against the tightness of against the greed of their own neffs of their own self. These are the truly successful and the word Motley honed which we hear it in the in the Van Halen Fela, Fela is not any success, because you could actually set out to reach a goal and be successful in it. But was the goal worth it?

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Was Was it worth your time and your effort and your life?

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It might not be the case.

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So alpha law is that you succeed in what really matters.

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In what truly deserves your time and your investment, that's Alpha. Because you can be successful in something that is worthless.

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You have people who succeed in areas and their successes meaningless. Because it doesn't add anything to life. It doesn't add anything to the lives of others. It doesn't offer any further quality. It's just a matter of selfish greed and achievement. A very selfish goal that cannot be called for that.

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Someone like that cannot be called muffler and muffler has someone who succeeds in what matters. So Allah says, if you want to succeed in what matters, who are the ones who achieved that they are the ones who are protected and guarded against the natural greed that is found in the self. So the nature human nature, part of its element is that it's greedy. It's all about me, my me digging for myself achieving for myself.

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If anyone is able to beat that tendency and override it, to the point that they are generous, not only with their wealth, which the neffs loves, that's the miserly nature of the self,

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but also with other concepts and other meanings.

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On tangible things, people who wronged you,

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people who slandered you,

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people who conspired against you.

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You are still generous towards them. You're generous with your time.

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You're generous with your feelings. You're generous sometimes with your compassion towards others, you offer them from yourself. You make a sacrifice, you sacrifice what you love. It doesn't have to be wealth. It doesn't have to be physical possessions. It could be anything of value to you. That is the secret of Taqwa. That is the secret of spiritual growth. That is the secret of L Bill and Bill is that you reach the highest level of being a human, where you override the evil tendencies within yourself and you embrace a higher model where you live according to noble standards. That's what Allah says in the Quran. lentinan will be

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a bone, you will not reach bill until you are generous.

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By giving away what you love, which will neffs is attached to.

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You are in a battle against yourself in this world. That is the summary of our test in this life.

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One Are you sure Hanif Sihi for hola como freehold yourself is greedy, it wants for itself.

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It is self centered, it's all about knee.

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If you are this is this is the thing that makes you do all the bad things and evil things in life.

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If you are able to override this

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and act from a higher place of generosity, not only in wealth, generosity in everything that you will find joy

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when you give others rather than take from others.

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A very interesting incident was when the prophets Allah syndrome was with Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Anhu on the pilgrimage on on the on the hedge Allah on the migration to Medina

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as they started heading north north of Mecca

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and they had been walking for a while and they got thirsty and hungry and they found this Shepherd and they asked the shepherd for some milk

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and they milked the sheep

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and they got this milk and Abu Bakr put it in some kind of a cup that is made of stone, a stone container or bowl and he put it in the shade for it to cool down because it was hot.

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Then he said,

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I pay you to who rasool Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa salam, a fishery by Hatao a way to

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I gave it to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam first when it came cool. I gave it to the Prophet Solomon he drank. He had the milk until I was quenched until I was satisfied. That is the generosity of the soul.

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that you find joy when you see others enjoying what you give them.

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When you find the beauty in not putting yourself first that doesn't mean you're wrong yourself. It doesn't mean you abuse yourself. It doesn't mean you become a victim or allow people to abuse you know, you come from a position where you can put yourself first but out of good morals you put others first. That's generosity, when you have a choice, and you decide to make it.

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That is the generosity. It has names in Arabic, it has words in Arabic, Quran will neffs the generosity of the soul and has another name

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that came in the Hadith of the Prophet salallahu Salam is called a summer

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a summer. It's this decent nature of the humans when you are able to override your impulses, your base desires and inclinations and you live from a higher place where you choose virtue over vice. You choose generosity over tightness, you choose forgiveness over vengeance.

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You are tight attached to higher meanings. This is why the Prophet sallallahu Sallam when he was asked to summarize Eman WHAT IS THE MAN What is the best of Eman?

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Prophets loss and this is a Hadith reported by Abuja Allah

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by the companion

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of Imam Ali Allahu and so either Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Imani have been called Osama who was sober.

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Which of Eman is best? He said a summer, huh. And the simple summer hack which we just talked about, and patience. And we will describe this in the second segment of the hotbar Gurukula was the federal law you will have conference to fill

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Sayidina. Muhammad Anwar the early he was happy he urged me and

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so the prophets lie Selim says the best of a man

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are these two traits. A Samantha which is again, this generosity of the souls.

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It makes you easy going, it's not about you. There are some people when you deal with them, you feel the world is so small, and tight

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and limited.

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But there are people that when you deal with them, you feel the world is spacious, and

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beautiful and enjoyable.

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This is the generosity of the soul or the tightness of the heart.

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And the prophets, Allah seldom praise the person who's very easygoing and generous, he has this he or she has this generous attitude towards others, they have this concern for others, not out of need not out of seeking approval and acceptance. No, they're coming from a position where they can work for themselves, but they decide from a moral place from a devotional place is that I want to make the best choice in the situation. I'm going to be good to others, even if it's just giving giving someone some space or giving someone time or attention when it's needed.

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The Prophet SAW Selim says Rahim Allah hum Amala Ansem. Hen either about some hand, either star or some hand either Futaba.

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May Allah have mercy upon someone who is semi, he's easy going about this. They have this generous soul and attitude towards other towards others. When they sell when they buy the easygoing.

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You'll find the softness, you find the gentleness, the generosity, it it, you feel showered,

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and covered with this beautiful attitude with this decency. And somehow, in October, even so easy going and generous even when they reclaim their own rights, or demand their own rights from others.

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People who don't need to put you down when they want to draw a line. People who don't feel the need to make you feel bad about them about yourself so that they can feel good about themselves. That's generosity. And it's not sometimes we treat this as you either a generous person you give or you are not a generous person you don't give that's it. This is something we can work on. This is something we can choose to be something we can choose to have. It is something that we develop within ourselves, make a point to be generous towards others, not only with wealth, which is a great thing.

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But in order for you to grow Allah Santana says you will not reach build

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is the highest level of human functioning and development. When you give from what you love what you're attached to, you say to yourself, I'm not going to act on this attachment of you, I'm going to override that I'm going to act from a higher place, so I'm going to give it away.

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That's when you achieve the maximum growth. That's when you achieve maximum reward from Allah subhanho wa taala.

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So, the Prophet SAW Selim The reason he said Eman or the best of Eman is summer Hetal were a suburb. Imam Beltane Muhammad Allah Allah explains his he says because somebody you need summer to hold yourself back from sins, from the attractions of the swelled the improper things, so you need to contain yourself to control yourself with suburb where it's summer Ha is generosity in giving from yourself for the sake of Allah giving your time giving your attention,

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giving Allah whatever he he commands you whatever He requires of you. You give that generously from yourself, because

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fulfilling Allah's rights has an element of sacrifice. So you need that generosity to be able to fulfill the necessary sacrifice. That's why Eman is all about these. This summer had this easygoing ness and generosity allows you to give more for the sake of Allah so you give from yourself and patience holds you back from acting upon the base and Lord desires that take you lead you to the way of the Hellfire. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to purify us from the evil tendencies. Allahu

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