You are Unique and Beautiful

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Mufti Menk

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Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us thereafter that you know, I've given everyone a different level. I've given every gender different special realities. So I've also given people different amounts of material items. I've given people different amounts of various things I've chosen and I've distributed It was me. So Allah says, while at ataman Noma Fabiola la who be Heba Kamala bound, don't desire don't wish for that which we have given others. When we have raised some above others. Allah has given someone something, Allah created different races, Allah created different sizes, different shades of skin, on one hand, different levels of intellect, Allah created different roles

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for everyone to play. So Allah says, You know what, don't become depressed by wishing and wanting that which Allah didn't give you Subhana Allah, especially when it comes to something natural. If Allah didn't make you, for example, in a certain way, that's okay. So hon Allah, be happy with Allah decree, be happy with the way Allah has made you. be okay with your hair, with your looks with everything else, be fine with it. That's how Allah wanted to make you. Unless there is something absolutely abnormal, which you would be allowed to rectify and to correct don't even temper with the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So he's telling this to us in a beautiful way. You want

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comfort, just be happy with the way Allah has made you. You don't need to hide. You don't need to be embarrassed about your your skin tone or the type of hair you have or how Allah has made you Subhana Allah Just be happy. And this is why in Islam, we're taught to dress modestly, and not to show off what we have in order not to create some hurt within the hearts of those who may not have and it becomes a rat race where everyone is racing to look a certain way to be a certain way etc. When they don't realize Allah wants you to be different. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us a deep understanding the reason I mentioned this is many people lose their comfort. Many people plunge

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themselves into crisis because of thoughts. Thoughts of I don't like the way my fingers are. I don't like the way my nose is I don't like the way this is that is and I'm not too happy with this and too happy with it. Be excited about the way that Allah has created you. You know what those who are genuine will love you for exactly who you are and how you are. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us from among those who are always genuine