Do not minimize your pain, seek its reward

Omar Suleiman


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AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the importance of patientism in achieving reward and avoiding tragedy, rather than just seeking pain and causing behavior to change. They also touch on the concept of appetite and how it is not a reflection of one's views on the world. The speakers emphasize the need for patientism in avoiding tragedy and achieving reward.
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to come. We offer telecoms and overcome woman nuclear. How old are Sula who took out the first fosun alima about begin by praising Allah subhana wa tada and bearing witness that none has the right to be worshipped or unconditionally obeyed except for him. And we bear witness that Mohammed Salah lahardee he was sent him as his final messenger, we asked a lot to send his peace and blessings upon him, his family companions and those that follow until the Day of Judgment we asked a lot to make us amongst them a lot. I mean, the brothers and sisters in the beginning of this week, two people that are very close to me lost their mothers May Allah subhana wa tada Have mercy on them and accept them

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into his gender. May Allah subhanho wa Taala allow them to feel comfort and to achieve the reward through patience allow him I mean, as you're talking to someone that is burying a loved one, it's very hard to convey any type of hope that's left in this world and all of us that have been there with burying a loved one can relate to that that how do you say to someone that there is any type of hope or replacements left in this world, when on Santa Marta de lo Tara and her last Abu Salah are the Allahu anhu. And she prayed to Allah subhanho wa Taala for something better. And we set them out of the law and he got the Prophet salallahu it he was setting them. But for most of us, that type of

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replacements in this world does not come and what's usually left is a great void. And if you don't treat that void properly, then what it could do is it could deplete you to where you do not pursue happiness in this life or the next but instead you just kind of shut off. May Allah subhanaw taala Have mercy on our loved ones and May Allah subhana wa tada gather us with them around the beloved Salalah hardy who was selling them a llama and I mean, but then I started thinking about it from a greater perspective in terms of how we treat pain in the first place. And how we achieve suburb and the difference between patients which is sub and the sub which is to seek the reward and the way

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that at the moment has added him a whole lot defined it so beautifully. He said that the sub is a sub, the edge the Raja throw up, it is patience that you seek a reward with and so what defines or what graduates a person's patience where they don't say anything. You know, when the prophet SAW I saw the woman that was crying at the graveyard and saying things that were inappropriate and he told her to be patient and she instead lashed out not knowing who he was so a lot while he was solemn. He told her a Sabra and the supplemental Allah you don't have to worry about offending me He forgave her right away. But patience is at the first strike patience is to hold yourself attempts to

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the sadness to seek the reward to actually use that pain and that patience to propel you closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And there's something beautiful about that because it teaches us that one of the things that we do wrong when we try to make ourselves patient or make other people patient is trying to minimize their tragedy. Try to minimize their pain, try to minimize their burden as a way of putting things in perspective. Whereas in reality, Allah subhana wa tada does not want us to minimize our pain. Allah wants us to use our pain to seek something greater with him. And as I was going through the Hadith on the subject, I came across this longer narration and Kitab is both with

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my magic with it no magic, ma'am. No magic and Amanda Timothy Rahim, Allah tala and it's a weak narration and it's chained but a profound wisdom, where every meaning in it is so strong and reinforced by other ahadeeth I just thought that it would be a beautiful one for us to reflect upon, in the short moments today, narrated from without all the Allahu anhu that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, as the harder to fit dunya les says Peter threemile Helen, whether you are a tin man, when I came in as a hermit of dunya and takuna b mafia, deca, Osaka mafia de la, the first part of it, this narration that Zahid asceticism in this world is not that you forbid yourself from

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lawful money from lawful income Allah subhanaw taala allows you to earn nor to squander your money, not use your money, the law that you earn, to use it in a way that pleases you in a way that's not zuid. That's not asceticism. asceticism is not depriving yourself

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You know, self afflicted poverty, putting yourself in a difficult situation, and calling the opposite. But asceticism, he says, is that what is in your hand is not greater in your sight than what is in the hands of Allah subhanho wa Taala so beautiful, that what is in your hand is not greater to you than what is in the hands of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And the second part of this narration speaks to the masivo He says, What antigona feefo and we'll see but to either enter or scepter beha Ahava fee Ha, ha ha opia Tilak

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This is so powerful, that you are more hopeful of the reward that comes from an affliction when you suffer from that affliction, than if it would have remained with you, that you are more hopeful and the reward that is with Allah subhanho Tiana, then even if it would have remained

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with you, meaning the affliction that you suffer, remains, but the reward that you see from Allah subhanho wa Taala puts the affliction in perspective. So it's not that the affliction is to be lessened. It's not that the pain is to be lessened. It's not that you're supposed to say, well, it's okay, you know, I'll move on. It's not that you are supposed to feel less hurt about it. It's that you take that pain and you convert it to do.

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you convert it to supplication, you let it drive you to prayer, you let it drive you to seek a reward from Allah subhana wa tada that with every single diminishing in this world, you see an opportunity for increase in the next, that with every single disappointment in this world, you don't turn off from everything else you see an opportunity or something to cause you to hope for what's in the next. It doesn't cause you to pursue this world and head on or to enjoy it in Hana any less. It causes you to remain attached to what is permanence and what will outlive this world and to let that reward become your pursuit. And somehow a lot we find this reinforced over and over and over again.

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And it sub in this practice of empty sub in this practice of seeking the reward, which is why the prophets lie some would say to the one, when they lose someone beloved to them, foster doesn't foster

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any pain that you suffer in this world. Be patient with it, meaning hold yourself back and then activate yourself in seeking the reward. Patience is not reacting in a way that would cause you to lose the reward of that affliction in and of itself, if the sub is taking that affliction and making it a means of elevation in the hereafter. And so enjoy what is in your hands wallets in your hands but don't let ever let what is in your hands corrupt your heart or allow you to lose sight of what is in the hands of Allah subhanho wa Taala enjoy the blessings that you have in this life and do not seek affliction don't seek trial. Don't test Allah subhanaw taala tests you don't seek pain don't

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disconnect from your loved ones because you say Allah is going to take them away from me one day anyway. Don't treat them any less don't have any less of emotion towards what Allah has brought to you in this life but don't ever let it distract you or clouds. The place where loved ones are no longer separated. And where we no longer have to just read about our beloved one sallallahu wasallam but we can dine with him it is Salatu was Salam and be in his perpetual presence but then he tada and generative for the DOS Warhammer. I mean akula kolyada or stuff like that Muslim infrastucture

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