Mufti Menk – Boost – You Have More Potential Thank You Think

Mufti Menk
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the upcoming Easter season and encourages people to take stock of their deeds and fulfill their faith. They also encourage people to break their fast and give out as much as they can in charity. The speaker emphasizes the importance of maximizing the reward from the season and offers guidance on how to achieve that.
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My brothers and sisters, a week of Ramadan

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is over.

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Every year before we know it, Ramadan

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comes to an end. And we have not

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yet achieved what we wanted to

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for this beautiful month of Ramadan. For that

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reason,

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I want to say tonight, my brothers and

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sisters, if there is something you planned to

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do for Ramadan,

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and you have not yet done it, please

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let's start doing it now.

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The amount of Quran you're reading, the amount

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of Ibadah, acts of worship that you are

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fulfilling, the amount of tarawih you are fulfilling,

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perhaps

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the

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other acts of worship,

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something that you always wanted to do, the

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resolutions

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that

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you have made for Ramadan. Make sure you

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are fulfilling

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them. Take stock of your deeds and ensure

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that this next part of Ramadan is going

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to be even better than these few days

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that have passed. Many of the Masjids around

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the world

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try to complete the Quran in Ramadan. So

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by now, they finished approximately a third of

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the Quran.

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Imagine a third of that recitation is already

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done.

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So there is a little bit remaining. My

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brothers and sisters, Alhamdulillah,

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Allah has blessed us in such a way

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that at least we have food for iftar.

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Did you know there are people out there

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who do not have food for iftar?

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They have to open their fast at times

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with a little bit of water, perhaps not

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even that in some

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circumstances.

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I remember someone asking one of the scholars,

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can we break our fast just by our

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intentions?

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If we are licking our lips with the

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intention that this is the opening of the

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fast because we have absolutely

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no food, no drink to open the fast

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with. Just imagine that question.

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The fact that they asked the question already

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shows that you and I need to do

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more to reach out to those who don't

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have. So this Ramadan, make it a Ramadan

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with a difference.

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Give out as much as you can in

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terms of charity. And like I always say,

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the charity of your choice. May Allah Almighty

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make it easy for us. Someone you trust,

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some place that you know

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the food will get to the recipient. And

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InshaAllah, in that particular way, we will be

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able to maximize the reward

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of this wonderful month of Ramadan. May Allah

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help us so that we don't waste our

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nights and our days, and may Allah

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make us maximize

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the benefit from this beautiful month. Gizaakumullah

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khair. As salamu alaykum warahmatullahi barakatuh.

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