The Seeds Of Happiness
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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 evil consequences of our own actions. Whomsoever Allah guides, none can lead astray. And whomsoever Allah leaves to go astray, Nan can guide I testify that none has the right to be worshipped. None has the right to our ultimate love and devotion but Allah subhanho wa Taala alone, and I testify that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was seldom is His servant.
and His Messenger or you who believe.
Fear Allah as he should be feared, and do not accept as Muslims in a state of submission to Allah, 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 all Walcher 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 you your sins. And whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger has indeed attained a great achievement. The best words are those of Allah subhanho wa taala. And the best
guidance is that of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was salam. And the worst thing in the religion are the newly invented matters. For all the newly invented matters in religion are considered to be innovation and, and every bit is misguidance and it leads to the hellfire. May Allah protect us from the hellfire.
One of the great scholars in the Muslim history of Islam *hole Islamic North Emile Rahmatullah here i Li, one day,
the Muslim governor in Egypt,
said since some policemen to capture the man who was living in Damascus,
there were some issues. There were some false accusations against him.
And the governess decides to send these policemen to capture him, arrest him, and bring him from Damascus to Cairo
to Cairo, and put him in jail.
And this is a long journey being dragged from Damascus, to Cairo when there was no cars, no trains, no airplanes, the only means of transportation were mainly camels and horses and donkeys. And he wasn't given a riding animal he had to make that he was dragged on his feet. He had to make the journey like that.
As he was leaving, or as he was dragged, rather, out of his hometown, Damascus, his students and the
people of Damascus were gathering around the exit of the city to give him a farewell
to say goodbye to the teacher there scholar, one of their leaders.
So as he was dragged out of the city, some of his students remembered what he was teaching them previously, about patience and about being strong. Fasting and Allah subhanaw taala, the old stuff that we talk about, and we're very good at talking about it, but it doesn't seem we don't seem to be good enough at implementing that, and internalizing that and living by that. So they sort of reminded him of what he was teaching them about. Sobral
about patience, and about Tilak cool.
What Kulu Allah Allah azza wa jal putting one stressor is happening, that if it was split, and divided over the people or around the people in Damascus, it would be everyone would get a fair share of it.
What makes it your man on the day of his arrest, and the beginning of such a lengthy predicament, where he was mistreated and abused? What makes him have this kind of trusting in his Lord?
What kind of power and
status of mind that give him that patience and that tranquility and that peace?
This is what Islam gives every human being. This is what Islam offers any sincere person who follows the commands of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. Allah Subhan Allah, Allah says in the Quran, man, I mean, I saw that he hadn't been there in a while who are men, philosophy and
those who do righteousness, those who do good deeds, saw the hats,
male or female,
when they are in a state of belief in Allah, we shall give them a godly life.
We shall give them a goodly life,
tranquil peaceful life, a life of balance. That's what Islam offers people who subscribe to it. But it's only when we pay the price for that, that we can get the rewards.
Look at the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam consider his life. One try
After the other right from the moment he received the message, he went through one trial, one challenge after the other.
His own people oppose him. They tarnished his reputation, accused him of being a sorcerer Elia a charlatan.
Yet he Salallahu Alaihe Salam remained firm.
He was accused in his own personal honor. His companions were killed, tortured, taken away. He himself was physically attacked, and verbally abused day in and day out.
He lost some of the closest people to him, the direct people to him.
He was rejected by many other tribes, he traveled to other cities, and opened up to them and offered them the beautiful message of Islam. They gave him a very nasty welcome. And they kicked him out of the out of the city.
He kept for years and years and years speaking to people pilgrims coming from all around the Arabian Peninsula, offering the offering them Islam and they will turn him down. Still, he was persistent. Still, he was happy and content with what Allah subhanaw taala decreed for him and he never turned to Allah to say why he never questioned the wisdom of Allah subhanaw taala or the Mercy of Allah. On the contrary, his heart knew that whatever was happening, was meant for good reasons. There's always something good and whatever happens, but you can only arrive at that you can only capture that when you trust in Allah subhanaw taala because the level of your trust decides how much you see.
The level of belief you have in Allah will decide how much you will perceive and realize and capture.
But most of us fail to trust or choose not to trust and that's why we don't read the fruits.
Allah subhanaw taala
in the Quran, in two sewers that most of us know very well short solos. Allah subhanaw taala speaks to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
and he speaks to the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam in a manner
that shows him the secrets and the seeds for a tranquil life and a happy life.
When the Prophet SAW Selim first received the revelation.
After that, he was looking forward to the next meeting with Jabril and his salaam, he realized his mission.
He realized what it was all about in principle, and he wanted more. He wanted the revelation, the divine guidance from Allah subhanaw taala. Come to him more through Jabril Alayhis Salam, so he was anxiously waiting for Gibreel to come. But Gibreel did not come for such a long time. And the Prophet SAW Selim was disappointed was such a difficult trial in his life. The Prophet SAW Salem would walk around and he would go to the top of the mountains looking for Gibreel hoping that one day he would come to him with some new revelation, but Gibreel did not come to the prophets are selling for quite some time.
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It speaks to the heart.
And it brings the Prophet salallahu Alaihe salam from a state of disappointments
to a state of delight, enjoyment, happiness and peace and tranquility. So Allah subhanaw taala swears by Aloha the morning time.
Then Allah swears also by the night when it falls will lead either soldier, mouawad dakara book our map a lot last words by his great creation by his great signs in the creation, that neither did your Lord abandon you, nor did he dislike you.
So don't have negative thoughts about Allah. And that shows
the seed number one
for happiness and tranquility, as never give up on Allah, and never ever think that Allah gives up on you
don't ever have negative thoughts about Allah that Allah has abandoned me. Allah has given up on me, or Allah has left me.
Oh Allah wants to disappoint me.
These are the seeds of misery and that's what we call negative thoughts. When you are negative states, you have negative thoughts about Allah, you think the world runs randomly. You think oppressors and transgressors have an open field and an open game to do whatever they want. You don't realize you forget that Allah is in charge. And if there seem to be controlling the scene, is just because Allah allows them that space because he's testing them, and he's testing others by means of them.
That's how Allah Allah tests people, but Allah is always in control of the world. Allah Subhana Allah knows what's happened as the Prophet sallallahu honey he was sending them says,
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the first thing Allah subhanaw taala created was the column depend. Then Allah subhana, Allah commanded it to write, he said, right, and it wrote whatever was going to happen till the Day of Judgment. And another narration the prophets of salaam says that Allah wrote everything that was going to happen in detail, everything 50,000 years before the creation of the for the creation of the heavens, in the earth. Everything is written, everything is designed.
Everything has been designed by Allah subhanaw taala.
So Allah is always in control. Allah knows what's happening. Allah knows what's going to happen. And nothing happens without his permission. And behind his permission is his wisdom and his knowledge and his mercy, even though sometimes we feel to perceive that to capture that. So Allah Subhan, Allah is directing the prophet is the most important seed about happiness and tranquility. Now with the ACARA Bukoba Allah, don't ever think Allah gives up on his creation. Don't ever think Allah lets down his creation, don't have negative thoughts about Allah ever, because that's the seed for depression, for sadness, for disappointment, and for a life of misery. Now with the ACARA book, I
wanna follow, want to hear your own documentary. And indeed, indeed, the next life is better for you than this one. And that's where most of us this is where a lot of the misery that we have comes from, because we fail to see that this life is but a Mirage is just like having you. It's just like you having a short dream, than waking up to reality when you die. When you die, you wake up like whatever tab you're in said, people are sleeping, and then wake up when they die. That's the reality. This life is button is a blink of an eye compared to the hereafter. Allah Subhana Allah says in the Quran, when Allah Tala, he'll hire one, and indeed the real life, the full life. The
only true life is the one in the afterlife is the one they are but we trapped so much here, here we try so much in our thoughts. We think that's all there is.
We think there's nothing but live theoretically, we know there is a hereafter. We know there's the next life. But because we live, we're so immersed in this world, we forget that. We forget that. Whatever happens in this life, even if you get nothing out of this out of this life, this life is nothing. It's nothing. The real life starts once you die. That's when the real life stops. That's what Allah Swanson says to the process, clearer to your own luck.
The earth is indeed better. But we have this bias. We have this bias because we hear we think that's all there is, at least emotionally. This is why we fight over it. We compete over it. We hate people over it. We hurt people over it.
Because we're trapped here we bias to this life, not realizing
that there is just a bigger life a greater life and longer life. More blessed life is just like the fetus in the womb never knows how big the world is.
He or she never knows. It's only when they arrive in this well this they start to realize how big this world is because they think the womb is that all there is and that's how we all in this world.
will ask you not to hire on luck I mean and what so for your book
you launch will give you
till you're satisfied,
your LORD shall give you to a point of satisfaction. So don't worry about that. If you're experiencing lack, don't doubt, the generosity and the mercy of Allah.
Don't be trapped in the present moment, you will know He will give you to a point of satisfaction. You're going through hardship, you're going through lack. You're going through difficulty. You're overwhelmed. Now that's not the end. Don't ever again have bad thoughts about Allah have trust in Allah subhana wa Tada. So don't think Allah has abandoned you in the past. And don't think he's going to give up on you in the future. Put your trust in Allah.
This will take you out of depression. If you believe in us. This will leave no sadness in your life. This will leave no misery in your existence. Because you're dealing with Allah who's beyond your thoughts beyond your imagination beyond your comprehension.
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And if you find difficulty, seeing that things will change because of the Mercy of Allah. Remember LM, the aged care team and for our
we're not you an orphan, with no family.
But with Allah, there is no there's no hopelessness. There's no helplessness with Allah. And that's what Allah Subhana Allah says in the Quran.
Allah in the Quran, no one despairs of Allah's mercy. No one disposes of Allah's Mercy except someone who is in disbelief, all of that, have you ever expected that last Panther and so all of these are seeds of happiness, and all of them are about your belief, and about your thoughts about Allah subhanaw taala and about appreciating what Allah has given you, you see, Allah has given you last changed your state, so many times Allah has given you often need. So Allah is going to change as well more in the future more of your affairs will change in the future. Then Allah Subhana Allah directs you to things that will bring happiness that will sow the seeds of happiness in your life.
For a Millea team, a fella
has to the orphan, do not treat them with contempt, do not bring
pain to their hearts.
And that's a general advice towards kindness and gentleness with the creation of Allah in general, specifically, people who are more in need someone who's lost their parents, because the more they feel the negligence a bit more, the less panela to Allah. All of these are things for you to do. And better off, get out of your way. Go out of your way to help out people to ask people, What do they need, specifically people that are closest to you, your spouse, your children, your father, a mother, your brother and sister, your friends, your cousins? Give them a call today and say hey, how are you doing today? How can I help you? Is there anything I can do for you today? Try to do this a
daily practice and see how Allah will bring happiness in your heart. See how Allah Subhana Allah will change your state? Because we always absorbed and consumed with who's going to help me who's going to support me? How can I fix this up for myself? And for myself? It's all about me, I mind. But when you start thinking about people get out of your way sounds sometimes counterintuitive. I need help. How am I going to bother about other people? Get out of your way and help someone else? Give them a call say hey, what can I do for you today? Give me one thing I can do for you today. If you date make this a daily practice different people each day. I promise things in your life will
start changing. And the prophets of salaam promised he says Mala houfy Only Abdi makan and Abdullah only and Allah is helping his servant as long as that servant is helping his brother. You help someone Allah is helping you. Your friend is getting your help, you're getting the help of Allah subhanaw taala that's the difference.
Then Allah subhanaw taala concludes,
will be now Mattila bigger.
the gifts of Allah the blessings of Allah, speak about them, express yourself about them publicly. What does that mean? That means first enjoy the blessings of Allah upon you. They're not held on for you to not make things happen for you of the pillar. Number two, make that clear the blessings of Allah upon you make them clear, in the sense not of showing off. But when Allah has given you something, thank Allah for it by putting it to good use, thank Allah subhanaw taala for it by expressing gratitude to Allah verbally and feel it in your heart. Put it to good use by helping someone else with it. Let people know that Allah has given you something doesn't have to be money
gifts can be any skill can be any advantage you have. It's a gift from Allah. It's a risk provision from Allah.
All of this helps people appreciate what Allah spent, Allah has given them because that's contagious.
And when you speak about the blessings of Allah, it puts you in a state of gratitude and thankfulness and appreciation. And this would lead to more of the blessings of Allah to come your way. What if the Nada bucola In Shackleton let as Eden Akula holy ha That was the for Allah on your computer.
hamdulillahi rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Sayyidina Muhammad in early he was IV as you may know about. So on this small surah in the Quran that most of us know. You see how Allah subhanaw taala gave us the seeds of happiness. Hold on is full of such treasures. But sometimes we just read to go over the pages. And the Quran only gives you when you give it
it's an organic relationship.
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LM national halacha Sadhak but we don't have time so we'll do this in a future hotbar insha Allah it also has beautiful seeds for happiness and tranquility and peace. But my point here we want to make this something that we can, you know walk away with and benefit from instead of it just being something we just listen to for a couple of minutes and then leave it behind. There's no point. Allah Samantha advises us in the Quran to you know, Alladhina SME owner o Lafayette. Una Sena Allah describes the believers as those his servants, as the ones who listened to the words and they follow the best among them. That means you act upon what you learn and what you hear and what you benefit
from and what you teach yourself as well. So just make it a point today to reflect on sort of Doha, and see how the seeds the seeds, we talked about how they play out in your own life. Some of these are things you have to think about having good thoughts about Allah subhanaw taala, trusting in Allah subhanaw taala that Allah will never give up on you, Allah will never let you down. And that Allah is merciful and generous, and that things do change by the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala and there are things for you to do to get go out of your way and help out people. Be nice to people be generous, be forgiving, be accommodating.
And that's not only to strangers, specifically people within your family, people that you will usually mix with on a daily basis you interact with it on daily basis. These are the people who deserve this the most and you will reap the fruits before anyone else. And then after that just be live a life of appreciation and thankfulness and gratitude to Allah subhanho wa Taala we ask a lot of authority help us live by His word and live by His guidance Allama Fatima Medina will move me now to a Muslim in our Muslim Adela here even know what a Lomasa Linna do no Vanna White so often I think Emelina with a bit of Domino's sadhana hola como Catherine? Hola masala now when he while he
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