Seeking Forgiveness

Moutasem al-Hameedy

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The complexities of life and how it affects people's finances are discussed, along with the use of words like "the culture" and") in describing actions by Allah. The importance of forgiveness is emphasized, along with the need for a "bringing light" to make things happen. The speaker provides guidance on how to handle past weaknesses and offers opportunities for personal growth, emphasizing the importance of forgiveness and finding one's own success.

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well. Hiral head the head unit beginner Mohanad in some Lola who are the he were early he was selling them or shieldwall UMO remote data to her Aquila Madatha Jean binder or collaborate the ITM bada Allah, 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 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,

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or our ultimate love and devotion. But Allah alone, and I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was selling them is His servant and His Messenger or you who believe, fear Allah as he should be feared and die not except in a state of submission to your Lord as Muslims, or mankind. be dutiful to your Lord who created you from a single person. And from him he created his wife, 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 an old watcher over you, all you who believe.

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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 has indeed attained a great achievement. The best words are those of Allah the Almighty, and the best guidance is that of our beloved Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was selling them. And the worst things in the religion are the newly invented matters. For all the newly invented matters in religion are an innovation and Bidda and every bit is misguidance.

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It is narrated from the companions of the Allahu unharmed that they said we would witness the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam in one sitting

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more than 100 times, saying a structural law however at all.

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This was a common thing the Companions would we would be with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam.

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And any opportunity the messenger Salam gets, he would seek forgiveness from Allah subhanho wa Taala

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the prophets are seldom will seek forgiveness from Allah and he's the one with whom Allah addressed or whom Allah dressed with the words

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LM Nashoba Cassandra, what what an anchor with a rock or a final look at the world on Anchor was the rock and we have forgiven all your sins. He's forgiven all of his sins yet he seeks Allah's forgiveness. He keeps turning to Allah subhanaw taala seeking His acceptance, his forgiveness, his repentance, acknowledging that

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that he would never be able to give Allah subhanaw taala what he truly deserves

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this is why the prophets of Allah when he was sending them would often say to the Companions instead of your allah how a tubal in a for in Nila stockfeed Allah Allah at all what you need if in the UK Philomene Sabina medulla, he would give the advice to the compounds he would say, seek Allah's forgiveness and repent unto Him.

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As for myself, I would seek Allah's forgiveness more than 1000 times more than more than 70 times a day,

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at least 70 times a day. And that's the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam.

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So in the midst of all of this complexity of life, and all of our responsibilities and the distractions that we have to deal with the challenges, you know, the world economy, the health conditions, all of these challenges that we're going through all of the media, all of the outlets that are vying for our attention, as life gets more complex by the day, yet the prophets Allah Salam gives us one key thing that if we hold on to it's like, a magical solution for every situation.

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No matter how complex life gets, there is a very profound universal solution. That if you hold on to a very simple thing, it can change the rules of the game. It can change everything.

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Allah subhanaw taala tells us about Prophet no honey Salam that he addressed his people saying to them for Paul to stop Pharaoh Rob back home in who can have a Farah and I said to my people, seek your forgiveness of your Lord in Indeed, He is oft forgiving.

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You will see this summer I know you call me the rara. What is going to be the consequence if you seek Allah's forgiveness, you will see this summer I recommend Rama he sends the skies with rain upon you, he showers you with rain.

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And now these days, we are disconnected from nature, by the way, so we get our water through the pipes through the city through the tap.

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But

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we don't know the cycle or the process behind all of this. We just take this this

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the ease of it, we take this luxury that we live in for granted. We don't see the natural process the work that goes be behind that. But the reality is humanity always lived. And collecting water and getting water

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was a very crucial thing in their life. If it didn't rain for some time. That meant real danger and hazard. Death could be looming about just because there was no rain for a couple of months. Now we don't feel that because we have reservoirs, we have dams. And we have this city service where water gets right into our house.

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But we don't see we don't we don't see it when there is drought. What happens to people we are sheltered from that. So no hunting Islam is he was addressing these people who were directly dealing with nature. Rain for them meant survival meant the growth of their crops and their produce and their food and their animals. So it was a matter of life and death. So he said to them if you seek Allah's forgiveness, Allah will send the rain showers of rain upon you in abundance Medora

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well you did a combi I'm wearing we're burnin. Jannetty in wage I love Man Hello and Allah would provide you Allah would give you abundance of cattle, of sheep of camels of cows food

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and Allah would give you progeny children. Allah will help you grow your families grow yourself in number.

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Wage I look at that in wage Allah C'mon ha and Allah would provide for you gardens

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that are full of goodness. And Allah would provide for you a rivers sources of water. That's not only for survival, but also for a higher quality of life.

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That's the outcome. This is the result or the consequence of seeking Allah's forgiveness. Allah says in solitude

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we're still ferro rod back home from Matobo in a

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Western Europe back home from matovu II.

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And Allah subhanaw taala says, and seek forgiveness of your Lord and repent unto Him.

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You material cometa and has an agenda

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Psalm, He will provide for you a good provision for an appointed time, which is your lifetime you

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will you will be put into the family in front of Allah. And Allah will give everyone who does good, Allah will provide them with the good. That's because of seeking forgiveness.

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So it's a very profound thing. Allah subhanaw taala describes the believers.

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Allah says, We're bill as Harry who gets tougher on these righteous people. Before dawn before Fajr they wake up to seek Allah's forgiveness and they ask him for forgiveness.

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Allah also describes the believers in the Quran Well, Lavina either I know fisherton over lamb will unfold the Carla have iStockphoto live and obey Him. Woman your funeral don't obey Allah.

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And those people if they fall in into a sin, or they wrong themselves, they remember ALLAH SubhanA wa Sahana

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and they seek his forgiveness for their sins for the shortcomings. And who else forgives the sins but Allah subhanho wa Taala

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so it's a very simple thing

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even as I shut up the Allahu Allah

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when she was trying to ask the prophets of salaam as to how to make the best use of Laila to cuddle

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the most precious night in the whole year. She said yeah, this will Allah allow you to in order to Leila taka Grafana accord. If I recognize the little cuddle if I feel this is data to look at, what should I say? He said, The Prophet SAW Selim give her a form of seeking forgiveness. Say Allah who may in Nicaragua want to hug will ask for fat for Annie. Oh Allah, you love forgiveness, forgive me.

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Forgive me, you want to do something of substantial weight, something that is going to change everything about your life, in that night, seek forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa taala.

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So this is a very simple thing that all of us can do. All of us can seek Allah's forgiveness. But there is a catch. There's a caveat here that we need to pay attention to most of us have learned the thicker the remembrance is the far as lip service that just says the philosopher, philosopher, philosopher, philosopher Allah, but probably sometimes you could be actually contemplating falling in a sin and enjoying it. Even when you are saying a staffer last for last a philosopher law this is not as difficult. It's the far as not just the movement of your tongue, or the exercise of your mouth.

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It's not that it's a whole package. It's

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a specific type of relationship between you and Allah subhanho wa taala.

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And you don't only seek forgiveness for your sins.

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There is more room for forgiveness, the prophets of salaam was protected from falling into sins. So why would he seek Allah's forgiveness? seek Allah's forgiveness for falling short, because you're unable you will never be able to give Allah what He truly deserves. You will never be able to worship him as he truly deserves.

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So it's inevitable you're gonna fall short. So what do you do? How do you complement that? How do you complement that? How do you compensate for this? By seeking forgiveness. And that's what the Prophet SAW Selim used to Say Subhan Allah or Safina and, and to come up with Anita Lnf, sick,

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glory be to you or Allah would never be able to reach the level of praise to offer you the level of praise that that you truly deserve, that you are deserving of.

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No one can truly praise you as you deserve. But yourself. Only Allah can truly capture his own reality, his own greatness, we can try but we will always fall short. And this is why we even seek forgiveness for that. That's what the prophets I seldom used to seek forgiveness for that.

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And we humans, it's our nature to fall in sin. We have so many sources of weakness, shortcomings, we have a lot of blind spots, we have moments where we succumb to the lowest part or lose sight of who we are, are we going to go against our moral principles and against the injunctions of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, so Allah gave us a way to come back, to make amends and fix ourselves. So he gave us forgiveness. That's why the Prophet salallahu Salam clarified how important forgiveness is and how much Allah loves it. It's an it's about it's not about what you say, with your tongue. It's, it's a specific relationship, where you put yourself down before the highness of Allah subhanaw taala. And

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you will acknowledge, Oh Allah, I will never be able to give you your right. I will always be full of faults. That's My nature. That's my human nature. And I want you to know that I wish I can do better than that.

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And I know no matter how hard I try, even if I do my best, I will never be able to give you what you truly deserve. So I humbled myself because of that, because this is the level of my performance. But I can wish for something better. And I know only you can compliment this for me. So I'm just going to express my attitude by saying, Oh Allah, please forgive me. That's all I can do.

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And I leave the rest with you. That's the attitude Allah loves. It's not about just saying as the federal laws, the federal law is the federal law. It's about being in that state. That it comes from the depth of your heart that you recognize you will always fall short. When it comes to the rights of Allah. You recognize that, and you always keep it in mind that Oh Allah, I'm always falling short, no matter how well I do.

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You deserve more, you deserve better. And that's why I asked you to forgive my shortcomings and

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to cover for me what I could not do.

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Allah loves to see this and Allah loves to be generous. And this attitude of humility is something Allah loves, because this is the reality of God. Now you are acknowledging you're a servant, and Allah is the Lord. Now you know your worth as a human being, and you start to recognize the worth of Allah subhanaw taala, that it is something you will never be able to capture or match. That's the point. That's the point. It's the spirit behind it.

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So the Prophet SAW Selim explains, he says, When Levine fcbd lolium to enable, that they have Allah who become

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one of your home in youth in the Wuhan phase, don't have your own Allah, Allah.

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He says, Well, Allah He if you do not sin, which is impossible, by the way, it's a hypothetical thing. But the Prophet SAW Selim is demonstrating how much Allah loves this attitude, how much Allah Loves, that this relationship between us and Him shows humility, from our side, and appreciation of Allah's greatness and His rights, that if you do not sin, then Allah would replace you with another creation that would fall in sin, and then recognize their sins and seek Allah's forgiveness. And then he would forgive them. Why? Because he's a fool. And this name, this beautiful name of Allah,

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loves to be expressed, Allah loves to express it.

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Allah already created creations that don't send the angels. And Allah created humans with certain weaknesses. But he empowered them to overcome these weaknesses. And one of the major tools to overcome these weaknesses is this stefarr seeking wholeness, forgiveness.

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So the point behind this is, this is a very simple recipe, no matter what challenges you're dealing with in your life, no matter where you are in your relationship with Allah, no matter how many sins you have committed, no matter how righteous you are, now, something simple you can hold on to and it's not only some words that you say, but it's a spirit. It's a state that you put yourself in and express it in words. When you say a stuff, federal law.

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Keep saying stuff, your laws, the federal law, stuff, federal law.

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And you will get immense reward from Allah subhanho wa taala. And Allah will provide for you as

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Prophet no Hala has Salam said to his people in the verse we just quoted.

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So keep your tongue

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moist with this word stuck federal a very simple word, but maintain the attitude. We don't want empty words. They don't work with Allah subhanaw taala Allah once your hot stuff that Allah is that for a lot of stuff, Allah very easy, very easy. Sometimes I get some of the words they say I'm having issues with my faith. I'm having doubt. What should I do? What should I read? You know what? seek forgiveness of Allah. Hold on to forgiveness, or to seeking forgiveness, say it 100 times a day, 1000 times a day.

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And there are stories, ample stories of people seeking or making the fall 1000 times a day or more until their home life changes. You're gonna feel it in your heart. Your Eman will start growing. Even life will start to treat you differently.

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There is something magical about us different stories are everywhere.

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And the promises in the Quran.

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So if you walk away from this talk about with this simple point, seek is to first seek forgiveness for

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Hola esta Thrillist Afro let this be developing into a habit with a conscious habit where you are present as you say it and you will mean it as you say it stuff it'll last for life stuff or acknowledge that you will always fall short that Allah deserves more than Allah deserves way more than you can offer and that you will always fall into your shortcomings but no matter what the what's important is the attitude they will always keep coming back to Allah subhanaw taala Aquila Cody how that was the Fulani welcome festival.

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Sayyidina Muhammad Ali, he was heavy remain Morgado the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us a longer version of is the fall and he called it say you will still fall the master of all

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it's the fall. That's the master version, the best version version ever. And it's

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Allahu Allah ilaha illa and halacha Neo and Abduch

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Allahumma and Terra Bella ilaha illa and Haluk 21 Abduch

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or Allah there is no one who has the right to be worshipped But you You created me and I am your servant. Look at the spirit of Easter far.

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No one deserves to be worshipped But you You created me, I came from you. I am your servant.

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I am your servant. I am your slave I belong to you.

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Collect anyway. When I declare what they can muster, but and I am upon your covenant I'm upon your my promise to worship you to be dutiful to you to be loyal to you.

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To the best of my ability I'm trying I'm struggling I'm trying my best. I'm giving my all in the process.

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I looked anyone up the corner and I had the camera and the camera stop at all it will be coming shortly Masonite. I seek Your protection from what I have done. Look at this beauty.

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Look at this beauty. Look at the hope in this beautiful sentence. I seek your help. I need you to save me from my actions. That's the humility. That's the humility or Allah, I'm helpless. I try my best. But my shortcomings take the better of me. No one can help me but you I can't even help myself.

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I see. Save me from my actions.

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I will do become insured. We must not move oh look, I've been at Medicare and a year. I acknowledge I recognize with humility, your blessings upon you overwhelming blessings upon me.

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Whoo be them be and I acknowledge my shortcomings and my sins. I take ownership over them. I'm responsible for them. I don't find excuses to justify them. I'm guilty, I'm responsible for them. And I'm willing to take full full accountability for that. But I need you to save me from that.

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A boo, boo nanometric Allah you will be then be fulfilled leave in Angola.

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So forgive me, forgive me, no one forgive sins, but you

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look at the spirit, the beautiful spirit.

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And this is a dua that everyone should learn. Everyone should learn and everyone should say as often as possible every day. And why because it teaches you this spirits because sometimes we get into the habit of seeing a stuck fit a lot without even feeling it without meaning it.

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And that's very problematic because it doesn't get you the benefits of Istighfar. So if you want the dunya if you want more provision, if you want more ease in your life more abundance, keep saying is the fall stock formula as often as possible.

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100 times hundreds getting into the 1000s Just see it. And you know as you're driving your car as you're walking around, as sometimes you're sitting idle, doing nothing, you have so much time

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and you will start to see so much Baraka in your time for some reason, your time your day expands. You have more time to do more during the day. Somehow there is abundance there is richness in your life.

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Then the state of your heart will transform you start because you're always putting yourself where you belong in relation to Allah that empowers your faith. You start to

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Look at life from a new vantage point that is more aligned with the truth.

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You start to look at life differently. You look at yourself differently. It's an exercise. This is a faith exercise. It's not a verbal exercise. It's a faith exercise. It changes you. It changes you, you have doubts, keep saying stuff your Allah and you will see how light from Allah will start landing into your heart.

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You have problems hardships, financial, social, personal.

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Say stuff for Allah and you will see because seeking is defined as a form of Taqwa and Allah subhanaw taala says when we get to Allah, Allah Who Maharajah where you're from, and how to live, and whoever has Taqwa towards Allah, that Allah will give them a way out of every calamity, every hardship, every tight situation. And Allah will provide them through means they never figured out they never thought about.

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Because what really blocks the Mercy of Allah from reaching us is our sins. So as you seek is the far you are clearing, that connection with Allah that is corroded with sin, you clear it, the connection becomes clear, smooth, rich, so the abundance that always comes from Allah finds the way open, it starts reaching you, then you start to recognize that the blessings of Allah are everywhere, but what's holding them from reaching us is our own shortcomings and our sins. That's the point behind this to fall. That's the secret why it's effective. So very simple thing hold on to is the form make it a daily habit, but a conscious habit and engage in it and feel it.

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And don't deprive yourself of this beautiful treasure. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to help us commit to so far and embody its spirit along with it. And you know what? I want me now to be Muslim. You know what?

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