Nadim Bashir – The Masjid

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The importance of community growth and acceptance of Islam in society is emphasized in these segments. The Prophet sallali alayhi wa sallam's actions to bring new people into the community, including blindfolded individuals, are discussed. The "monarch" and "monster" elements of the culture of the "monster" group are also discussed, with a brief advertisement for a new video about a "monster" community. The segment ends with a brief advertisement for a new video about a "monster" community.
AI: Transcript ©
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what up Allah Hi Larry it is gonna be well our ham in hola haka and alikoum rockin Yuba. We'll call it Allah FEMA common occur yeah you Hallerin Amman otaku la haka Ducati while at the moon in one Tomasi moon. Walk all at Isla Yeah, au Hallerin multiple law how abou Colin said either you slept like Amala calm while Phil like back home or minute or in our Rasulullah forgot the affairs of frozen Alima so the Kola who Levine for in a circle Hadith the Kitab Allah wa Heil, how do you how do you Mohammed in sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was shown to her Wakulla Mater that in Bayda work will be the art in Walla Walla Walla, Latin for now I'm about

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before I begin, I ask everyone to please come forward. We are expecting many people to come today for southern Gemma.

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When the Prophet said Allahu Allah he was setting them first migrated

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to Medina,

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before the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made living arrangements for himself and his family. The Prophet said Allah what are they? He's, I think he was sending him realized, and he understands that in order for me to take this OMA to a new level,

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there is something important that I have to do. I have to develop a strong community.

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And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam realized that in order to build a strong community, I have to first build a masjid.

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A Masjid that will serve its true purpose, a masjid that will bring people together.

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And it did not matter how many people came into the fold of Islam.

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As people came together, the o's and the husbands became the unsought, the Mahajan. And the answer became the OMA of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, they became the Sahaba of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, they became stronger in number.

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Something that we hear time after time, is that when you have a small community, you are close to one another. You know one another, you go around the nation, you travel the nation, you as those who travel the nation. And they will tell you that when they go to a small community, every one is very well connected. But the general notion is that as the community grows, and when people are coming to the community, like we see here and epic, every single week, I'm seeing new faces, we have so many people who have left

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the way they used to live and they have transferred here and they have shifted here. The general notion is that when the community grows, is hard and it is difficult to maintain that cohesion, to maintain that connection. But when we look at the Sita of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we understand that it did not matter how many people came into the fold of Islam.

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The Prophet sallallahu ala he was setting them kept the entire community together. And the masjid continuously served his true purpose.

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My brothers and sisters, it really does not matter how many people come to the community. If we can, if we can implement the model of Medina, the way it existed during the time Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the community will continuously grow. But inshallah as the community grows, we'll become stronger, we will be more connected.

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In order to do that, there's one thing that we need to all ask ourselves one question, there's really one question that we need to ask ourselves. And there's a lot of things that we can talk about when it comes to the subject of community. But there's one question I need to ask you all in

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I want you to ask yourself this same question after the hotbar.

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This week next week, every single time you come to the masjid, every single time you contribute to the masjid, I want you to ask yourself one question. Are we building a community? Is the masjid a place where we bring the community together? Or is the masjid a club?

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Is the masjid a club?

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Because a masjid

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brings in new people. A Masjid welcomes people. The Masjid welcomes the indigenous.

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The measures removes all ethnic and racial lines. It removes all these barriers.

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When you look at the Sahaba or the Allah Tala on whom it did not matter, whether you are amongst the more urgent or the unsought or you were considered as an Arab or non Arab, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he implemented a system in Medina that everyone was welcomed.

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A person like Salman al Farsi or the Allah Tala on who was considered as a non auto,

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a person who did not fit into the standards of society. But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wanted to teach everyone a message, till the Day of Judgment, a message that is relevant to all communities around the world,

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that even a person who does not fit your society, you must make it a point that you welcome that person into your society. You welcome that person to the community. And not only will you welcome that person, but you will get everyone involved, to welcome that person to the community.

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Once again, you look at the story of Sandman or Farsi, or the Ultron, a man who traveled

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looking for the truth seeking the truth.

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You went from one religious person to another religious person, one priests to another priests looking for the truth.

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Finally, he is told that why not you shift to a place, a place in Arabia, and over there you will find the final profit,

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you will find the final profit. And what are the three signs of that profit. He does not accept sadaqa he only accepts gifts. And number three is that there is a seal of profit between the shoulder blades. So my advice to your Lord that I know he says that I was sitting in the tree and I am and at that time I was a slave of a Jewish man. And this Jewish man is talking to his cousin and he says that May Allah curse. Or woe to those people, the people of oats and Raj because they have gone to Cuba to welcome a man a man who claims to be a prophet. Salman refers to the Allah and as soon as he heard that he got down the tree and he asked that What were you talking about? Can you

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please can say that one more time. And this Jewish master got upset he says they sent him your business why have you come down, get back into the tree.

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So manifest God Allah Tada and he didn't say anything. He went back as he was ordered.

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Later on, he was able to collect some dates. He found out that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is an ova he went to Cuba. And he says, I've heard that you are a man of nobility. You are a man that people are calling the prophets. Here I have brought some dates, these are sadaqa these are these dates are from charity. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he really drew his hand and he gave this DVS dates to the Sahaba of the Allah Tala on whom and Salman and the Allah Tala and he says that the first sign of this person being a prophet has come true. And then later on, he went to Medina, on the way the province Salam when the sun was shifting and he was he was traveling from Oba

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to Medina, semana or fasciola The Allah Tala and he came to the Prophet sal Allahu Allah, he was sending me he says that I have brought you a handful of dates. I realized last time you never accepted these days because they were from sadaqa. But now these are a gift to you. And the Prophet sal Allahu Allah He was send them he took that he ate some of those days and he gave it to the Sahaba of the Allah Tala and home, and then on another occasion, Salman and fasciola and he's standing behind rustless Allahu alayhi wa sallam, and he's trying to look for that. See that sign? The Seal of a prophet

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and the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a smart man. He was an intelligent man. He realized that someone is looking for something

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So he said some minor What are you looking for? And he told them and then he removed his sheet and he showed him and that is when some of you Allah Tala, and he broke down into tears. And then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that Salman, conveyed to me your story.

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So matter of fact, God Allah and he conveys his entire story. And it promises a lot. Who are you with some says that I want you to go to your Jewish master. And I want you to ask him that what is the price of freedom?

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Sedona festival, you'll love that. And he goes and he asks, and he says that I want 1600

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silver coins, and I want 300 Day palm trees. Can you do that? If you can provide me that you are free to go? Now here's the most important part of that story,

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which is relevant to today's football.

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He came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says that yeah rasool Allah this is such a hefty price. How can I pay this price? How can I provide 300 Day palm trees 60 100 gold, silver coins, prophesied. Some says Do not worry about that. The problem is that Allahu Allah, he was sending them to welcome an outsider into the community. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he gathered all his Sahaba and he says that it is now our is now our responsibility to bring this person into our community. What will it take? What can you do to bring this person in our community and eats the hobby there? They gave they gave whatever they could. Some Sahaba gave 20 Day palm

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trees, some gave 30 Day palm trees and they were able to collect 300

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And the Prophet SAW Selim, he ordered Salman al Farsi I want you to go and dig up the holes where we will plant these trees. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came and he planted these trees with his blessing hands.

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And so the modern facility Allah Allah says that will Allah not a single day palm tree died?

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Then he came to the Prophet sallallahu it was sent me he says Yara so Allah What about the silver coins? At that time the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he received some gold. And he says that, Salman, I want you to take this gold and give it to your master. And I asked him how much will it be sufficient

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for your freedom? Seminar. Firstly, he takes that gold some of it was kept by the Jewish master the rest of it he brought back to the US law. So Allahu alayhi wa sallam. Why is this story so important? Because right now, just like the Prophet sallallahu, ala he was sending him he made a concentrated effort to bring an outsider into the community. Likewise, my brothers and sisters, every single week, we have so many newcomers in our community. What are we doing to welcome those people? What are we doing to welcome those newcomers? Because a masjid welcomes newcomers?

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Is it simple? Is it just simply a handshake?

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Because today we meet these new brothers salaam aleykum. And that's it. We don't know that brother. We don't know that sister anymore. Is this just about a gift basket? The mother gave them a gift basket. But this relationship goes beyond a gift basket. We have to connect with these people.

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The people who are irrelevant in our society we have to make them relevant. Because this is what was lost. So Allahu Allah He was send them Did you had a person like Abdullah Al Maktoum or the Allah Tala on a blind Sahabi a blind Sahabi in into the timeless wa sallahu alayhi wa sallam, they were too advanced for Fudger. Today when you go to the Haram there, there are still two adults for Fajr.

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The first one was conducted by bladder or the Allah Tala and the second one was conducted by Uggla mo Maktoum or the Allah Tala. And when you talk about efficiency when it comes to a job, if there is a boss, or there's someone who's responsible, they would only give a responsibility to someone who can fulfill their responsibility. Someone who is competent, someone who does the responsibility without being told. I'm the only matomo The Allah and Orion was a blind Sahabi How can he tell the Fajr has started? He used to get the second reason for budget. How does he know that now is the time to give the Adan for subtle Fajr

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the Sahaba of the Allahu Anhu would come to him and say Abdullah, it's now time to give the Athan for Sultan Fajr and then he will come forward and you will give the event for southern Fajr a person like a blind a blind companion like Abdullah matomo The Allah Tala and even the Prophet SAW Allahu Allah he was sending a made him relevant in the community. This is how Roswaal so Allah Azza

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created a community.

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My brothers and sisters, what about the indigenous people in our community?

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What about the people who converted to Islam who come to our community? Well, Allah when you sit down with the Convert brothers and sisters,

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the people who are accepting Islam in our society,

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people who have come from other faiths, they will tell you if you sit down with them and you talk to them, they will tell you that when we come to the masjid, we don't feel welcomed. No one comes in make salaam to us. A sister came to my office yesterday. She says that my friend's husband never comes to the masjid. Why? Because one time he came to the masjid not a single person may salaam to him.

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Are we building a club? Is this an exclusive club?

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Is this a place where we just come and we meet with those who we do who we know. And we ignore those who we don't know.

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Because if that's the case, that we build, we're not building a masjid. We're not doing a community center. We're building a club.

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That is not what I saw. So Allahu alayhi wa sallam did

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the question that we all need to ask ourselves, when I see a brother coming from the from coming through those doors, a new Muslim

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might be a white American, African American, Hispanic brother or sister, it does not matter. We look at that person and we feel like I want to stay away from that person. This is not who the sloths are. Allahu alayhi wa sallam was when I look at that person, and I want you to drift away from that person. We have a problem. Because we're not then building a community center. We're not building a masjid. We're developing a club.

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A Masjid is a place where people are respected.

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A Masjid is a place where children are welcome and I understand. I fully understand that at times children can make noise.

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But people get upset at the masjid. Why are children coming to the masjid? Are you serious? You're asking this question. Why are children coming to the masjid? We're building a big facility here in the back so that we can bring the women and the children and the youth to the masjid and we're asking this question that why are children coming to the masjid?

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If children are making noise, that's how children our children make noise. Am I saying that that is acceptable at all times. I'm not saying that. But people come to the masjid. They have informed the management. They have come to me. They have come to do stuff. And they talk about these things that I come to the masjid with my child and I don't want to come back to the masjid. How many sisters have come to the masjid?

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They come with their children during the time during the week during subtle Juma. You know how many sisters have said that I don't want to come back to Epic. I don't want to come back to the masjid. Because when I come and people are disrespecting me.

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People are disrespecting me. People who don't even know me. They're telling me they're being rude to me.

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Our brothers and sisters, what are we doing here at the masjid?

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That's the question that we need to ask ourselves. Because a club like mentality means

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that we're all we're all divided into groups,

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groups based on nationality, groups based based on ethnicity groups based on race groups based on social, social and economic standards. That's what a come means. When I come to the masjid and only makes them to those who I know and those who I don't know, we're not building a community center.

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We're doing something really bad here. This is the question that we all need to ask ourselves. I pray to Allah subhanaw taala that he gives the ability to build a community. I pray to Allah subhanho wa Taala he gives the ability to come together to respect one another, to welcome the indigenous to welcome those who are the newcomers. And let me say one more thing for the newcomers. And for those who are existing our community,

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just like the mahogany and sod, they will welcome one another. Likewise, my advice to all those brothers and sisters who have been here in this community for such a long time, it becomes your responsibility to welcome these people.

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It becomes your responsibility to ask these people connect with these people. And for the newcomers. It becomes your responsibility that you work inclusively and not exclusively. Don't come to the masjid and try to change everything that's been going on. There's a system and try to work with one another. Every every person has talents. Every person has something to bring

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to the table, but if every person tries to hold on to what they have, and they don't want to share with others, believe it or not, we may have a big community in terms of number, but then this measure will only be about the walls and it will be like a body with no soul in it. I pray to Allah subhanaw taala it gives us the ability to add one who has been sitting hurt BarakAllahu Anna welcome football and all them when I find out what Yeah, I can live with it good Hakeem. I stopped through LA honey welcome. What are you saying Muslim festival Pharaoh in the hook of Orion

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Ilham Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah when I start you know when I stopped when I would have been learning to shoot and fussing I mean you had the law of law Mattila woman you will fall ahead here. Want us to Allah, Allah wa wa actually wanted to do and Mohammed and Abu rasuluh about for the Palo Alto Baraka with Allah for what for calling Hamid by the English language team Bismillah R Rahman Rahim

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in Allahu wa Mala Iike who is saloon Allah Nebia Yola denominator Salah Allah He was sitting with the steamer Allahumma Salli ala Muhammad wa ala Ali Muhammad Kuma Selita Allah Ibrahim while early Ibrahim in Academy the machine robotic Allah Muhammad wa ala Ali Muhammad, Abdullah Ibrahim Allah early Royal Academy the Merida My bad.

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Earlier on I was talking about

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can people come to the masjid? People getting upset? Some people may be making noise. Some people may be doing something that is considered as abnormal in a masjid may be normal according to the standards of society but instead of measures may be considered abnormal.

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My question to you all of you is how would you deal with a situation like that?

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Because believe it or not, people are disrespected at the masjid. People are offended at the masjid. My first advice to all of you is remember that Islam is perfect. Muslims are not.

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That's the first thing you have to remember. Number two, how would you deal with a situation?

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A man came inside the masjid do the time resource Allahu Allah He was alone.

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And think about this. I want you to picture this in your mind. Imagine right now we're sitting here all sitting for John Mahoba. We're here for Sultan Juma. Imagine

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a person coming inside this machine. A man of sane mind a man who can differentiate between what is right and what is wrong. And let's just say he came into the corner of the budget and he began urinating.

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What would we do? Ask yourself this question. Today we get upset at children ring a basketball inside the Masjid.

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We get upset at children when they're just running around in these hallways. Yes, there's nothing wrong until he has children to be a little quiet. But people are getting upset that don't run around at all at the masjid.

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My brothers and sisters this what children do.

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A man came into the masjid and he urinated inside the Masjid. Sahaba got upset? What are the problems that Allahu alayhi wa salam do? She was calm?

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They say a single word

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Sahaba are getting upset jasola What is this process and he is calm.

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Then he called a person

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he called a person he says he in in very politely key word is politely

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in a very respectful way.

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He explained to this person that what you did is not what you did here is not the right place.

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For to do something like this. You have to go somewhere else. Not did not get upset with him.

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Do not get upset with him not single time. My brothers sisters, what? What are we developing here. Just because we have a big budget, it doesn't mean that we are a successful a successful community. It takes a great effort to make a successful community. It takes it takes upon each one of us. It becomes each one of our responsibilities to make this place a masjid and not a club. Believe it or not. I sit down with the youth I talk to the youth. Many people here in the community feel like this is a club. This is a 40 plus club. The people who come here above the age of 40. They are very welcomed beloved here, but there are other people who don't like it. Now, is there something wrong

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with the machine? No, we have to make an effort to make everyone feel welcome to hear the motion.

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I'm telling you this is how many people feel people come to the masjid. They say we don't want to come back to the masjid. They get disrespected. They're humiliated.

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So this is why I gave this quote but today because we have so many newcomers in the community. I have heard enough stories where people are disrespected where people are not treated correctly.

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And that's why it takes it upon it takes upon it's our responsibility. Each one of us that we do the right things, brothers and sisters, men well

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Welcome the other brothers into the community sisters. Welcome the other sisters with the community and the youth. The youth, you welcome the other youth into the community work inclusively and not exclusively, I pray to Allah Subhana Allah He gives the ability to act on has been sent hurt. Allahu Munsell is now wanting to see me in Allah Who muscle is not one muscle if equally McCann Allahumma Sona Allah mahalo Vanna White Fabula dinner was

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