Taking Precautions

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Mufti Menk

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That does not mean we don't take precautions my brothers and sisters, taking precautions is quite simple. It costs you nothing. And to be honest, it is a duty upon a Muslim to take precautions regarding everything and anything.

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When you want your house to be protected in the evening, very simple before you say Bismillah hi tawakaltu 'alallah, In the name of Allah, I lay my trust in Allah, you should lock your door. And then you say, I lay my trust in Allah. When you're driving before you say Bismillah you make sure you've taken all necessary precautions, you would be foolish. If you drove in a very

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in a way that is irresponsible. If you were very rough and you did not obey the rules, you would be foolish. But when you say Bismillah hi tawakkaltu 'alallah, use whatever capacity Allah has given you to try and ensure that you're okay and you will be safe. And then if something does happen to you take it in your stride. Thank Allah for it. Those of us who have taken precautions, to the best of our ability, and we are human beings, my brothers and sisters, if you're then affected by something, it was always in the plan of Allah. But by saying it was always in the plan of Allah, we're not implying that you should take it for granted. And I hope I'm clear in that regard.