Mufti Menk – What’s that about? A Marathon Runner and a Believer

Mufti Menk
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the idea that the soul is in a temporary body and that the end is the point where the physical body is separated from the rest of the body. The speaker explains that the plan of Islam is to have the best ending of an exam by training and pushing through. The goal is to lead the life in a similar way to a marathon, with the goal of reaching the finish line on time.
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And that is pretty much the end your end your end for what the end of the period of time wherein the soul was in this temporary body, such a temporary body Subhanallah if I were to chop my own finger off,

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I won't feel what's happening to that finger when it's separated from my body because the soul is with the rest of the body and no longer with that particular finger.

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So behind Allah, that's the plan of Allah, how it works. Allah alone knows Subhana Allah. So my brothers and sisters in order to have the best ending of your exam, you know, it reminds me of a marathon where you start off and you run steady the best of runners. The best of these long distance runners, they are steady steady throughout the 3000 meters perhaps, and they're going round the track when it comes to the last lap or last two laps. They pick up the pace, they want to end on a very high note and many times the race is won in the last few 100 meters. When you find the real runner, overtaking all the others and then they end with that ribbon being cut and the ribbon moving

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from its place and they are so happy and excited. We need to lead our lives similar to that marathon.

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