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Salam aleykum rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh

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Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Salatu was Salam o Allah say the MBI even mousseline mother early he was sacked me or minister Nebby son that he he lay on within Allahumma dynamin home Amina Latina Amma no I'm it'll slowly hurt whatever so we'll have whatever so this summer I mean yeah but I mean

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for my my bad for our other bIllahi min ash shaytani R Rajim

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la casa kala Hora Sula, who will help lead hold on Al Masjid Al haram. Insha Allah who I mean in Mohali Akina Russa Kumar mukha serene Allah Taha phone for Ali Muhammad and Fajr Allah min Dooney Italica tan kaliba Who Olivia of Salah Rasulillah who will who Dawa de Mille Huck Leo Hara who Isla de Nicola, he worked at Fabula he Shahida Muhammad Rasulullah when Davina and who actually dealt with Al kuffaar Roxana Obinna home, Tara home Rocha and so geranium tahona Fidel Amin Allah He wanted wanna see Mr. Humphrey would you hear him in Sri sujood Valley Kamisato home Fatah wa methylome Phil injeel because Raja Shaka whoa, whoa.

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Zara who first doesn't have a festival Allah Sookie, you're eligible Surah li lobby him we'll go far. What are the hola hola Dina AMA? No, I mean, no sorry. Hi Tim in Houma Farah 10 What agilon Lima Allahumma Johanna mean homeopath from Iraq I mean

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insha Allah in these few minutes that I have with you, I want to talk to you about you know, once again I love absolutely love coming to Ekena I first of all, I really love coming here and major.

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And

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what I want to tell you guys, especially as you leave tonight, the security staff much of the non Muslim security staff that put up with us we should thank them on their on our way out and appreciate what they did in sha Allah because that's

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I mean checking checking Muslims for their badges is not easy. So

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and I never wear mine so I give them a hard time but anyway, what I want to talk to you about inshallah Tada, the topic I was given even though I love it now, the topic suggestions they give me are the craziest wackiest topic suggestions ever. And I have to make sense of them myself. So the topic tonight was supposed to be Muslim superheroes.

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And I'm thinking like, which one did Superman take shahada or what's?

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Where do I go with this? But

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what I will talk to you about inshallah is

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one of the most remarkable episodes in the life of the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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which Allah used as an opportunity to talk about his companions, and to say something about them that I just didn't expect to learn.

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And I think a lot of Muslims don't think enough about this issue, how Allah azza wa jal talks about the companions of the Prophet size for them as his greatest accomplishment. sootel fat, the surah of victory begins with a declaration that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has been given the ultimate victory. But it concludes the final ayah of the surah concludes with a description of what that victory actually means. What is the greatest accomplishment of the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and in that ayah, Allah describes his companions. It's the Sahaba that are described. So let our messenger left behind. I think he's Salatu was Salam are not monuments and

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buildings, they're not scholarship, they're not all of those things. And all those civilizations that came as a result of the message of Islam are secondary, his real product, his real success, and the real superheroes of this ummah, are the people he produced. The greatest investment that Muslims can make is in people.

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You know, we think about building our communities and a lot of times we think about building buildings, expanding parking lots, you know, getting nice chandeliers or getting nicer carpets in our massages, then expanding the number of classrooms, in our schools, etc, etc. But I can guarantee you, I can guarantee you, there will be no more valuable investment that we make than our own youth than our own kids than our people. We have to identify those talents and invest in them. That is our future. That is our future. These big buildings. Unfortunately, I've traveled across the United States and now you know, many parts of the world. I can tell you there are some really, really

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beautiful massages in the United States with four people at Fudger and eight people at ASHA. And they are huge. They're humongous. And there's nobody there. It seems we invested a lot of money in real estate. We invested a lot of money in bricks and in windows and window treatments in calligraphy and chandeliers but we did not invest enough money in people you know

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Attention into people. Youth are not being given their time. Women are not being given the attention they deserve, not in our community level, our children aren't being given that attention. Now. Don't Don't clap. I don't want to give you a rhetorical speech. I want you to think about this and you could clap later inshallah. But what I want to talk to you about his what is it that Allah azza wa jal describes as these great heroes and I have a problem I have a serious problem, reducing the legacy of the companions, the greatness of the companions of the prophets, Allah. So then two battles, every time we talk about the prophets, companions, we talked about brother or her job done.

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They were so awesome at butter. They were so awesome that they were so awesome. But you know what, let's talk about what Allah says makes them awesome. Allah described the greatest compliment, the greatest of all compliments given to the believers was given when the Muslims were walking back from Colombia without getting the chance to make hudge

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and the Companions who were itching to fight, they were itching to fight. We're told no, we're not gonna fight. We're gonna walk back. We're gonna go back. Even though the prophets Allah Allahu alayhi wa sallam saw a dream that we're gonna be making hudge he said, I didn't mean this year. I never said this year. Wait, if you didn't say this year, why are we here? But nobody questions it and they're going back and as they're going back this IR comes Muhammad on Rasul Allah, Muhammad is the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, why would the Companions who already believe in Him, they've actually sacrificed their lives for him time and time and time again? They already know

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he's the Messenger of Allah. Why would they need to be told at that occasion when they're walking back? That he's the Messenger of Allah? Because at that point, you could get doubts. At that point. Wait, he did for your dream. He did say that we're gonna go and make Hutch. And one of the first people who was frustrated with this situation was even a little bit above the low data on who he said our

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our salary call, weren't you the one who said nothing other than not to feel vital, and we're gonna go and make the offer on the house this year, weren't you the ones who's one who said it?

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So even he was questioning and then the prophesy some you know, the only thing he told him after that, and Rasulullah in Neil rasool Allah I am the messenger of Allah. And Allah took the words of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and made them an eternal quote in the Quran. Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, whether you think that what he said came true or not, he is and will always be the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that's the first thing you need to get into your heads. Then he says, wonder the NA ma who left me a call when levena amanu. Everywhere else in the Quran, Allah talks about the messenger and those who believe Yes, you've heard this before those who

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believe here, he doesn't say that. He says Muhammad is the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and those who are with him. Not those who believe but those who are with him because this was the time to challenge who will be with Him and who won't be with him. And the ones who are with him, refused to fight because even though they wanted to, the only reason they didn't fight is the Prophet told them not to fight sallallahu alayhi wasallam by the time agenda came out and James everybody was ready to fight. Everybody was ready to fight. But now they did not fight because they believe in this man. So now they are with him. Not because they go into battle. They are truly with

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him because they won't go into battle. That's their discipline. That's what makes them with him. And then he has a shutdown. Go fall Raha Ma

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Ma Jamal Kalon. What an incredible thing to say. He says these people who are with him they are tough, intense, the most intense against the disbelievers and merciful among each other, loving and caring among each other. Wait a second, we were not tough against the disbelievers right now. We just signed a treaty where every single clause of that treaty goes against Muslims.

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If there was one time you could say Muslims were not that tough. It was that time. You if this idea came at the Battle of Madonna, I could understand man, they're tough. They got 70 of there's the Muslims were tough and

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the Muslims were tough at name. But Allah describes the toughness of the Muslims, when they were actually willing to hold themselves back from fighting when they were actually willing to make a treaty and think about the long term. And Allah is teaching the Muslims in this idea that that treaty is not us selling out or a show of weakness. This treaty is not a display of you got scared by the kuffaar You are still tough against the kofod And don't you ever think of this as a defeat?

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I should go far. And then he adds something he says Rahama Avena home they are loving, caring and merciful to among each other.

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And then why would he do that? What's the point of adding that, especially at this occasion, you have to understand something that Muslims today let's talk about today, instead of the Seal of the Prophets, I said them for a moment, the Muslims today, we are divided in many ways. And one of the ways that we're divided is that when we think about what the OMA needs, what are the Muslims need? Yes, we all agree we're in a crisis, everybody's in agreement that we're in a crisis, at least that much we have in mind. When it comes to the solution of that crisis, everybody's got a different position. And I'm not saying I have the final answer either. But everybody's thinking about this

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problem. And some people have a very aggressive solution to the problem. If we just got rid of all the proof out on the planet, everything will work out.

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You know?

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And on the other hand, no, no, no, we should just accept and embrace everyone and give everybody a hug.

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Because they're all just beloved human beings. And even if they're spitting in our face, we should hand them flowers. And, you know, that's what we should do. And that's, there's two extremes. And you know, what, when we have a variety of opinions on something, we end up developing a lot of hatred towards who each other people are talking about what's happening in the Arab world. And there are lots of experts in the media talking about how these are terrorists. And these are a threat to Western civilization. Nobody's talking about the fact that they are killing more Muslims than anybody else. The biggest victims of their crimes are Muslims. And now they're telling the Messiah,

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how do you explain yourselves with these groups? They're killing us.

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They're not killing you. They're killing us. They're killing our women and children. They're killing our civil civilian populations. This is what happened. What's happening in the Muslim world, the biggest shatter of the blood of Muslims today is Muslims. No doubt about it.

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We're the ones killing ourselves. Where is the Rahama Avena home?

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Where is the mercy between each other?

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We're so quick to hate on each other. If we are going to raise a generation that is above this mess, which is what this hall is going to do, what this audience is going to do your responsibility is to go back to the fundamentals. How are we going to go back to the fundamentals, when you say Muhammad Rasul Allah, when Latina Ma, who, when you say Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and those who are with him, then you realize, anybody who says Muhammad Rasul Allah, anybody who says those words is enough for you, your love of your prophet is so intense. It's so incredible that anybody you know, shares those words with you, you can only be merciful and loving

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to them, your hatred for them just disappears. It doesn't matter if you don't see eye to eye with them. If he doesn't matter. They're not from the same school of thought, or they don't come from they don't agree with the same madrasa or they don't agree on the same shape. And they don't read the same difficile, and they don't even read the same a hadith. And none of that matters now because what do you share? Muhammad Rasul Allah, you don't have to agree with them, but you will be merciful towards them. You are going to be merciful towards them and loving and caring towards them as human beings and moreover, moreover, these are people who love your messenger like you love your

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messenger, a shared love brings you together, and that love should be enough. It should be enough. Unfortunately, today, it's not enough. It's not enough that somebody else says Muhammad Rasul Allah, you need to know if you're from Pakistan, you need to know if you're hungry or not, then whether whether whether if you're 100 VWO Deobandi or not, are you but envy and which kind of validity and you have to subcategorize and categorize and if you're from the wrong category, go burn in hell.

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The words Muhammad Rasulullah are just not enough. They're just not enough. We have to figure it out other labels, we have to figure out what makes the other Muslim a deviant. What makes them on the wrong path so I can make sure I'm on the right path. And the only way I can make sure that I'm on the wrong path is to make sure everybody I can prove everybody else is going to hell. That's what we have to do. I finished a talk one time in our Arab country, I finished the lecture a sister came up to me very concerned. And she came to me and said, Honey, you talked about Allah's book, you talked about the Quran, but you know, there are so many people who do share, and they don't have the right

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kind of beliefs. They don't have the right kind of Athena, you have to fix the Ark either of the people, you're not fixing their app, either. You're only talking about the Quran, I say, lady, how else do you fix the Rokita? If not the book of Allah? Like how did Allah fix the beliefs? And by the way, can you show me the Ayat of Akita so I can be careful next time. She says, I have a book on our feet. I teach this, if you teach this, everybody won't be good. I said, Lady, you got it. Because you know, after a long lecture, there's a switch in my brain, it turns off. So you don't want to ask me questions after that point. Because I know what's going to come out of my mouth is going to be

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problematic. You just you know, I've done some terrible things. Once that switches turned off. Somebody comes to me and says, How do I become a better person? I say you can't. Anybody else. I don't know. They had hope but you don't know.

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So you don't want to ask me at that point. So my switch was turned off and

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Add hands with rip the book. And I say later you got a couple of minutes I want to talk to you.

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I got some crazy ideas. I want to share with you some really deviant ideas. I think the best book to teach ever is the one Allah taught. I know that sounds crazy, but I believe that and then I also think that the people that Allah Himself taught Who are they, the people who Allah Himself taught the prophets. They are the best teachers. I think that Ibrahim alayhis salam and Saudi Arabia, he said, I'm a new holiday Salaam and Musa and Islam are the best teachers humanity ever saw. I don't know it sounds crazy. I know, but I believe it. Do you think that because of course, it's like, Okay.

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Well, you know, what, if they're the best teachers, I also believe they had the best curriculum.

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Because you can have the best teacher and not the best curriculum, right? It's possible. But not only were they the best teachers themselves, but they also had the best things to say they had the best curriculum and the best way of teaching it and the best of everything they had to say Allah put in his book.

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The best of what Ibraheem Alehissalaam had to say the most time he said many things in his life, but the most timeless things he had to say Allah put where, in the Quran, the most valuable things that Musa alayhis salam had to say, Allah put where in the Quran, the most incredible things new Hala salon had to teach he put where in the Quran, I think the best teachers and the best of their teachings chosen by the greatest teacher of Allah, Allah Himself is in the Quran. You agree so far? She goes, yeah. And then I said, Okay, this Aki wq gave me I'm reading the second chapter. It's pretty complicated.

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There's a lot of here are the deviant groups, and here's what they believe it's really it's a long list of deviations that make you a missionary. I said, this is really hard to remember. But I remember what Ibrahim alayhi salam said. He said, The sun can't be God, the moon can't be God. Stars I can't worship. I'm gonna just worship Allah. i It seems to me that the prophets who were taught by Allah kept things simple. And you want to make me teach something that is fundamentally complicated.

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I'd rather keep things simple. I don't know it sounds crazy, I know.

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But it's pretty deviant too. But if it was good enough for Ibraheem Alehissalaam and it was good enough for the Quran. And it was good enough for the Prophet himself to repeat itself. Allahu alayhi wa sallam, why isn't it good enough for you and me? And the Muslims? Why isn't that enough? But you know, what we do? We create, and I'm not, I'm not insulting the books that have been written on al Qaeda or unfit or on Sharia. Those are all important works. But they have a place. They have a place in scholarship, not in the discussions you have with people outside. What you want to tell the people is what the prophets told people keep things simple. And the more we complicate them, we go

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to people and say, Hey, what's your Arcada?

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I'm a Muslim. Yeah, I know you're Muslim, but what's your Arpita?

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That should have been enough. I believe in Allah.

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What else the messenger

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what else?

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The Day of Judgment?

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No Bucky, which Aqeedah book did you study the Fatiha

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now good enough. Sorry.

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We love complication. And as a result of that complication, we figure our curriculum is the rightly guided curriculum and anybody else's curriculum must be the deviant curriculum and we start this labeling business. You know when that happens when you walk away from the teachings of the prophets, Mohammad Rasool Allah will Latina and Gua sha Allah Kufa Rojava by now, they're merciful among each other.

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What are the qualities of these people da Rocha and Sanjay danielda Hoonah habla min Allah what Ilana you will see these people in recuerde such the what is the most important thing highlighted about these great men who are so tough and they are so unified among each other. Allah says he will show the prophets I saw them you will see them in Raghu. And then such that you guys know Raghu and says they are part of why they're part of the prayer. They're part of Salah. So the prophets lie Selim is being told your proudest moment is going to be watching them pray.

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Your greatest joy is going to be when you see them pray. And this is actually a prediction in the Quran. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is leading the prayer. When he's leading to prayer, he cannot see his followers praying is that isn't that true? If you're the Imam, you cannot see your people praying. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was near his when he was on his deathbed, and he was so weak he couldn't even get up to pray. He could not even get up to pray and the Jamaat started and he can't get up and the Sahaba are praying and he moves the curtain and he sees them praying.

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Allah fulfill this is Tara hookah and said So Jordan

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Yep, the Hoonah phenomena Allah Hema Alana you will see them pursue the favor from Allah and contentment. The messengers greatest joy, what is he leaving behind as he moves that curtain, he sees that my followers are praying to Allah, they're making me look cooler, and they're making such that and that brings joy on his face. His greatest joy that is to have our frame.

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So simple. We make this so complicated. We just got to be people who pray. We just got to turn back to Allah.

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That's the joy of our messenger. I think he salatu salam, that's his greatest success. These are those heroes who just turned before Allah and they were seeking now what are they seeking? Allah says, Allah may Allah He wanted London.

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They're seeking bonuses, I'll translate in my own way. They're seeking a bonus from Allah. And they're seeking for Allah to be happy with them for to be pleased with them. So what's the first thing about bonus?

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The idea here is when you pray, you are in a position to ask Allah to give you more than you are capable of,

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to give you more success that can ever come from your own efforts. When you pray before Allah and you ask Him, He will provide you things that you could not have imagined. All of that which is beyond your own capability is called fallible. It's additional it is above and beyond the expected and so they pursue from Allah what cannot be expected. No public no political scientist expected no economist is accepted it no academic except in it. They're asking Allah for a cure the doctor has given up but you can ask for Allah has fallen, and all of a sudden even the doctor can explain where the cancer went. He can explain where it went. I have people I know in my personal life like that. I

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know people that were given three months to live. The cancer has spread all over the lungs, it's gone. You're you just say your goodbyes.

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And homeboy goes to aamra and he just asks Allah Ya Allah, if I get to live more, I'll just serve your deen. That's all I'll do. He told me himself. I'll just serve Islam if you let me live more. I know I'm only 23 years old, but I'm gonna die in a couple of months. If you don't if I don't have your father. Then he goes back for his follow up appointment for the final round of chemo and they can't find anything.

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His doctor can't find anything in the in the scans. Where did it go? What did you do? He said I just prayed.

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So I did. He asked Allah for what further yep the Hoonah problem in Allah He. But when does the father love Allah come? When does Allah give you so much extra? How can he get rid of terminal cancer like that? How does he do that? He will do that. When you seek ALLAH as contentment when you want to make Allah happy. The stuff that you want it above and beyond anybody else's expectation is easy for Allah to give you is no big deal for Allah. You just need to seek to make him happy. When the prophet sees these young these men that are making dua and they're making dua and they are motivated to make Allah happy. He knows they're going to be alright. They're going to be okay. Yep

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Tahuna Fabula mean Allah He wouldn't wanna see ma home fee would you hear him and after sujood you will see on their faces marks you will see it's in their faces marks of such that now would you is different from Jeeva Jeeva is the forehead over here.

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But Allah says their faces will have marks of such that are putting their head on the ground. Now some people think that means you have to like get really rough kind of carpet at home. So when you make sighs there you go a little extra like, you know, until you get a tattoo type situation over here. And that's Seema Humphrey, would you hear him in ephedra? sujood? Thank Allah, He did not say jiba he said, Would you he said faces. He didn't say foreheads, not nasiha

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that but nonetheless, he actually said just would you what does that mean? When you put your head before Allah all the time, all the time, all the time, you know what happens to you, you become a person who is so connected to Allah, you only expect from Allah and you have a mercy towards other people that just shows on your face. It just shows that you're genuinely happy to meet another Muslim. You genuinely care about other people. When you give someone advice. You're genuinely loving towards them. Inspired by your humility to Allah when somebody is arguing with you, you don't get angry because you know Allah is the only one who has the right to get angry. So you keep yourself

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humble. You can tell on their face. These people's faces are different. You know, a lot of times in the Quran, Allah doesn't even criticize people doing haram things. Allah doesn't criticize somebody drinking alcohol or eating pork or killing somebody, Allah. Allah criticizes the look on their face. Some another

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stockmar

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It's incredible. He was staring. He was frowning. He was making faces. Now two calendars. Don't swell your cheeks at people don't look frustrated and go.

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Somebody comes up to us telling them I can have a picture. And I go

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okay,

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I'd

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love to Sahaja Calanus you can tell from people's Allah criticizes the faces people make, because your entire attitude, your entire personality is captured. We're on your face, your facial expressions matter. They matter. These inflections matter. And when people are in ServiceNow, to Allah, something happens to their emotional state. By the way, how can you tell a person's emotions? If you're really good, like even if you're an expert psychologist, how can you tell a person's emotions from their face? You can't just look at their hands and say, Oh, this guy's stressed out. But you look at their face, you can tell they're angry, they're happy, they're sad. They're nervous.

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There's isn't that true? So you're what's going on inside of you? What's going on in your heart, the only window into that is what your face. Allah is saying, when you people, you and I become real people of such that our personalities, our expressions will be different on our face, our emotional states will be different, you will notice the mark of such down their faces.

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And then he says this is the example given of them in Toronto,

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which is remarkable for many reasons, but we don't have time today. Allah gave this example of their faces in the Torah, while my fellow whom fell in G Khazaria. in Accra, Raja Shah, who Zahra who first tugela first Allah Allah Sookie, he, this is the example that I really wanted to talk to you about, because this is what we're going to we're going to build superheroes out of our kids. Their example, the example of those great incredible companions is an example of a crop. It's a field of farm farmland, where the bleed comes out of the ground. Now, you know, I know you guys don't know enough about farming, I know.

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But you know, a farmer's got just a big field a dirt, and he has to put the seeds in. And when he puts the seeds in, he does not know if it's gonna rain or not. He has no idea. Some seeds are good, some seeds are no good. He has no idea. He has to put them anyway, he has to do the digging and he has to put the seed then he has to make sure that they all get enough water, then he has to make sure none of the bugs show up and destroy the soil. It doesn't get infected. Then the rain comes on hamdulillah the rain comes and now the seed starts growing and a little tiny little blade comes out of the ground. If you've ever seen those, you know those fast track Fast Forward depictions in on

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Discovery Channel of a plant coming out of the ground, that little tiny blade comes out of the ground. Is that the time to celebrate not yet because that is worthless. That little blade is worthless. That blade is eventually going to be taller than the farmer himself. Isn't that true? It's going to be so tall. When you walk into a farm you it's over your head. That's when your money was made for us. So He says Raja Shah who he brought up this middle blade. Then he says for us Ira who then he meaning ALLAH reinforced it. Then he reinforced it for stock lover. Then it became harder meaning the stock is growing fast. Hola, hola, Suki, then it can stand on its own stem. What

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is Allah describing one word after the other after the other after the other. You got the seed grew into a blade, it grew a little bit, then it turned into it got a little harder than it it stands tall. And the farmer is looking up at it and going whoa, that's nice. This is a good year is good produce. You know what this entire example is of? It's the example of the believer. Now you tell me now close this. Now you tell me.

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How quickly does a crop grow? Does it grow overnight?

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Do you go from a small star to a fully TTLs to farm overnight.

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You don't it takes time doesn't it?

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When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was told that you will see your companions praying and it will make you happy that that scene happened overnight?

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No, it happens at the end of his life. Yes. So his people, his companions, our superheroes are fully mature at the end of his life. That's what we're learning. They became fully mature over the course of a 23 years struggle, yes or no.

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Now I want you to understand something. There are some people in this audience who are just a seed.

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They are just as they haven't even come out of the ground yet.

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Some girl here is sitting in the audience. He doesn't even wear hijab. And she gets all the looks in the world when she's walking around in the bazaar. But the fact that she's here

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means there's a seed.

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There's a guy here in the audience. He brought his girlfriend. They're sitting in the audience somewhere.

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And you know what? A stockfeed Hola. Hola, de la hawla wala Quwata illa. Allah, I know they're not holding hands while they're at the convention.

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Because some uncle is gonna go like, you know, I'm saying, Don't you

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But they're here. Some non Muslim is sitting here. She's wearing a hijab, she looks like you but she's not Muslim. And she's sitting here because some friend invited her, you know, what's there already?

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I see.

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You don't see progress. I don't see progress. The farmer doesn't see progress when he pours water over a seed, but it's there.

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We get so frustrated when we tell people what to do, and they don't do it. And we don't see a transformation right away. You are as silly as a person who plants a seed in the ground, put some water and says, Hey, bro, already. Let's go. Let's get the DRI. Come on. I want some apples.

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You're insane. It's gonna take time. And there are going to be stages. By the way, even when it grows a little bit. Does it grow on its own? Or does it need support? What did Allah say? It needs support. So when people are growing, they don't need your criticism. They don't need you to stomp all over them. They need you to carry them a little further. They need your support. They need you to be positive and encouraging. They don't need you to tell them you don't need to tell them hey, you're not even fully mature yet. You're not even doing everything yet.

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What is wrong with you? Why do you expect this from people? You push people further away than bringing them closer. You know, there was a man who came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam in the middle of his company, there are all these companions sitting there and and one guy walks in comes to the prophesy. Solomon says I love this hadith. He says oh by a year hookah Allah Salatin. It's amazing. He says I am ready to pledge Islam to you. But I'm only going to pray two times a day.

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Sahaba are sitting there man and everybody knows by now sadaqa Allah Salah when I can get the baba Tala. If you don't have Salawa you have enough salata, Kenneth

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Kuta, this Salah was given in the Mirage, this is a big deal. Five prayers are a big deal. And this guy walks in and says, I'm ready to become Muslim, but I just want to do too.

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He should have got the lecture of his life, about the importance of what Salah and how mandatory it is and how he's gonna get punished if he doesn't pray and how he's going to be answerable before Allah and how he's a hypocrite and how he's weak and he needs to submit before Allah completely and you have to be ready to submit completely before Allah but the prophets like Selim says, No problem go ahead.

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And he becomes Muslim on walks away. And also how are like

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Arthur five prayers Did something change.

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Is there a new revelation with a discount plan.

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And the prophesy Salem explains to him that when he tastes the sweetness of Salah he will make five on his own

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when he may taste the sweetness of Salah.

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Now think about that.

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This little plant hasn't grown yet, because it's not time yet. It needs more time, it needs more water. And when it gets more water, it's gonna get tougher. When it gets tougher, it can stand on its own. And when it can stand on its own, it can grow a lot further. But all of that is a process. All of that is a process. And that process cannot happen. When you're too busy judging each other and too busy labeling each other and too busy hating each other and not supporting each other and loving each other and caring for each other. This is why the IR began, all of your, all of your frustration should be directed towards those who are enemies of Islam, which I'll come to at the end

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who are the enemies of Islam, all of your frustration should be focused on the enemies of Assam, and all of your love and care and concern and slow patience, this this long term patience with your people that shouldn't be directed towards the Muslims. That's what needs to happen. We need to stop being so judgmental. We need to take take many, many steps back because we are pushing people away from Islam. I'm not here to compromise the message of Islam. It is what it is. But you know what people are also people, your mother is your mother. Just because you started praying five times a day does not mean you can start giving your mom lectures, calm down, chill out. En de if you started

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making Salah and all of a sudden you realize you didn't raise your children the right way or something and they don't even pray and you start panicking and yelling at them about prayer every single day. I am guaranteeing you even if they weren't going to pray now they won't pray because you're yelling at them. That's the only reason they won't pray now. Because you're so frustrated with them. Calm down. Don't expect people to transform overnight. That is not how things work. You're looking at me.

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Is it time you gotta go? You gotta go. Okay. Well, I'll just say one last thing. One last thing.

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You know, we have made it over simplifying that the non Muslims, which we love to call the kuffar hate Islam.

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This is the most absurd silly notion I've ever heard somebody

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came up to me today and asked me and I said, Well, it's a question worth sharing for everybody because it's on many people's minds here. They I don't know why they call me shave. I don't know. I'm totally not ashamed. I'm so not ashamed. And all this you're sitting here like he's right here. No shake. Let me tell you, you know. So you come to me and say

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they hate us. The machine Deikun the kuffar they hate us. Why can't be what? Hate them. They hate our profit. Why can't we hate them? Shouldn't we hate them too? And I said, Tell me which profit hated people. You want to follow the Sunnah of your Prophet right? Are they Sato Salaam? Tell me which Prophet hated people, the same people who spit on them? The same people who made fun of them, the same people who even tried to kill them, including the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. Did he ever hate the Quraysh? Did he ever hate to crush? The same people who attacked his own his own family? The same people who even tried to poison him? Did he ever hate them? What

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sunnah? Are you following when you say we should hate them?

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This you have to get this poison out of your head. This is not from our deen. This is not from the teachings of our profits, or the Mossad was salam. None of them hated the nonbeliever. None of them. You cannot be the OMA that will call the world to goodness, if you hate everybody else. You can only call people to something when there is love and sincerity on your face. By the way, this thing is totally off. It was red the whole time. And now it's green. Like I can go on now. But my time is up. So I would I would sincerely urge you to devote to change your attitudes towards the non Muslims around us. Even the ones that hate us, by the way, the ones who hate us to the core. Let me tell

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you, the vast majority of them don't hate us. They just love money. They don't hate us. Pamela Geller doesn't hate Muslims. She just loves making money off of it. Okay, you need to we need to be smarter about this. These are not enemies of Islam. These are lovers of capitalism. And the only thing that makes them money is when we get all fired up. So we're paying their paychecks think about that. I pray that Allah azza wa jal blesses this conference, what an incredible experience. It's been. I am so very happy and honored to be here. Thank you so very much, somebody from what Africa