Nadim Bashir – Khatira – Let Go of the PAST

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the importance of avoiding regret and negative experiences in Subhan calculations, emphasizing the need to focus on building up for the future and not just to achieve great things. They stress the importance of learning from past experiences and avoiding mistakes, and emphasize the need to ask the Prophet for advice and not make the same mistake. The speaker also emphasizes the importance of remembering the Prophet son and not just to achieve great things.
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Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi Jemaine, you also have a, one of the things I've been talking about a lot lately is how to improve the quality of life. And you know, subhanAllah a lot of times we see these kinds of things, and we feel like that there is no resemblance. And there's nothing that the Quran has mentioned, or the Sunnah has mentioned about how to improve our life, you know, subhanAllah one thing that I have noticed in just talking to a lot of people is that, you know, when a person has been living a certain way of life, and then they wake up and they smell the coffee, and then they want to turn their life around,

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they want to become more religious, or perhaps something has happened in the past, and they are so regretful over it. One of the most difficult things that I've seen for people to do is to let go of their past to move on from their past. So many times I've sat down with people, and they're just not willing to let go of the past and they just keep on harping on the past and they keep on criticizing themselves about what has happened. How many days do I have left from Allah subhanho wa Taala to change my life or I've changed my life, how many days more do I have to make the best of the akhirah I've done this. I've done that. So today I want to talk about that. This is a serious problem that

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many of us are going through, but Subhanallah see this is the beautiful thing about our deen the Quran has mentioned certain things, the Sunnah has mentioned certain things that we can most certainly do. Insha Allah, the very first thing is that we have to always understand that whatever has happened, it is from Allah subhanho wa Taala The Prophet said Allah who it was some he tells us in a hadith, that whenever you are regretful or something of something that has happened in the past, and you cannot let go than to simply say that Allahu Masha AFON This is from the color of Allah subhanho wa Taala and you know, Subhan Allah, once you and I we put our Tawakkol in Allah

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subhanho wa Taala we put our matters in the hands of Allah subhana wa Taala and we say that Allah made that happen, that Allahu Masha Allah, Allah decreed that to happen, and no matter what power that does exist on Earth, if Allah wrote it to happen, it will most certainly happen. So it happened according to the wish of Allah subhanho wa Taala a lot of times we feel that what do I get out of that, but a lot of times we don't realize that there might be some benefit in that perhaps Allah subhanho wa Taala has removed a calamity from us because of what we went through. Who knows but brothers and sisters, we have to put our trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala because if we keep on

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harping on the past the Prophet sallallahu Sallam so beautifully, he says for in Colima, tallow, TAFTA Homina shaytaan because the word low had I done this, if I done this, I would not be in the situation had I said this, I will not be in this situation had I chosen that option, I will be a very rich person today had I invested in there I will be very rich had I not invested there I would I would not be in this kind of situation. There are so many possibilities on Earth. But once again Allah subhanho wa Taala has decreased something for us. So in this kind of situation, the property someone's telling us that wouldn't you keep on saying low and if an if an if then the orlimar they

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say the reason why this is I'm gonna shake on is because the Prophet Allah yourself understands and the owner they say that pig because when you keep on saying this is going to cause you grief is going to cause you anxiety is going to cause you sadness of the past. So the very first thing that we need to understand is that we say a dot Allahu Masha, Allah al, and we leave it at that and we move forward in life. The second thing that we need to do is that if there's something wrong that we have done in the past, the making sure number two is making sure that we don't repeat that mistake. We learn from our past our deen and everything in our deen is about learning from the past. Why did

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Allah mentioned bunnies sorry, the stories of bunnies start to learn from the past that you the owner of the property is so you don't make the same mistakes? Why did Allah mentioned oh my god and call me Cebu they call me loose and the Hippocrates of Medina and so forth. Why? So that we don't make those same mistakes? There is a concept in our deen about not making the same mistake again. And this is why the Prophet Allah is I'm also very beautiful in the Hadith says less you will that will make me no mean Jordan. Why than Murata if a person is not stung by the same old twice, meaning that long time ago there were snakes and insects and you know harmful animals that could emerge from

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the ground and you see a whole day you sit there and you could be possibly stung the property is some said that a believer is so aware of their surroundings that they do not make the same mistake twice. I remember there was a brother who came to me and he says that I didn't mistake make the same mistake twice. Does that take me or does that

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negates me as a Muslim and as a movement. And I said, No, the concept, the idea of the prophesy son, what he's trying to convey to us is, do not make the same mistake. Yes, we're human beings, we might make it again, but making sure that we learn from our past. If I keep on making the same mistake over and over again, you know how many times people they are regretful over the time that they have lost, how much time they have wasted, but yet they turn around and they do the same thing over and over again. In that situation. Allah gave us the understanding first, that do not make the same mistake. But when we keep on doing the same thing, it's not the problem of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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is not Allah. So Allah says, Allah do not, it's not that the problem is on Allah subhanho wa taala. The problem is us. Allah gave us the understanding, yet we keep on doing making the same mistake. The third thing that we must do is that always and always ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala for whatever is about to come in the future to put Baraka in that how many times people they turn their life around at a very later age in their life, probably around 30 years, 40 years, and they're regretful over the past 40 years, how they have spent their Islamic life and now they want to turn their life around. That's fine, we understand that. But then we ask and I always say that please. And the

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Prophet Allah has always taught us always make dua of baraka for what is about to come. The next 30 years you can do more than what you lost not 40 years, that 30 years that 10 years you can do so much to make up for all the last think about Imam no myth Allahu Allah. I've talked about his story in the past Imam no you don't myth Allah, Allah Allah it was a man who was a who used to work with his father at his grocery store. His father wanted him to become the owner and the one who will maintain this business but when he saw the his own son, he has no interest in this business and he wants to go and dedicate his life to the Quran and the study of the Sunnah of the Prophet son, he

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let him go and Imam no we How many orlimar today 1000s of Allah ma today and in the past have benefited from Imam No, we Domitilla Ali Imam No, we did not pass away in his 70s he did not pass away in the 60s, he passed away in his 40s How much he contributed how much he contributed to the world and how much he contributed to the science of Hadith and, and fifth, and so forth. And he passed away in his 40. So you don't need a lot of time, to greet to achieve great things you need Baraka we need Baraka in our life. So the most important thing is after that, the third thing is to ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala for Baraka. And the last thing that I will say is that the past is there

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just to reflect on it and move forward. Let me give you an example. You know, when you're driving a car, you have this big glass in front of you, right? And you see what's in front of you, you know, that rear view mirror that you see, it's small, why is it small, because it gives you a reflection of what's behind you. Now, if you keep on looking in that reflection mirror, and you're keeping looking, you keep on looking at what's behind you what's on the side, and you don't reflect and you don't pay attention to what's ahead of you, you will get into a collision. And this is why when we talk about life, when we talk about moving forward in life, the future is more important than what

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has happened in the past. Because when you reflect on what's you forward, and when you're driving your car, you will stay safe. But if you keep on looking in the past, and you keep on paying attention to what's behind you, you're going to get into a crash. Likewise, if you keep on hindering and you keep on hindering yourself, you keep on chastising yourself, you keep on criticizing yourself about the past and the past, in the past, you have already the past of the past. As I say in English, you can cry over spilled milk, it is what it is. But not only can you not only are you not going to be able to change the past, but you're going to lose the future also. So that is why we

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all have different stories in our life. We all have different journeys of our life. Let's focus on what is coming forward. We reflect and we learn from the mistakes that we have done perhaps in the past. We learn from them and we move forward. This is what we learn from the Quran. This is what we learn from the Sunnah of the Prophet SAW Selim I asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to improve our life may Allah subhanaw taala being pleased and serenity in our life. May Allah subhanho wa Taala give us ability to learn from our mistakes and focus on the future. And may Allah grant us Baraka in our life in every aspect of our life and mutable Allah mean there's not gonna like I said, I'm not going

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