Jummuah Khutbah 06-19-2015

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Malecon we often come with an Uber come wandering alter Allah rasool Allah Who *a defassa Felsen or Lima for Mama barytes. We begin by praising Allah Subhana Allah to Allah and bearing witness that none has the right to be worshipped or unconditionally obeyed except for him. And we asked him to send his peace and blessings upon his messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his family, his companions and those that follow until the day of judgment. And we ask Allah subhana wa Tada to make us amongst them Allah Amin, your brothers and sisters with another Ramadan upon us. And this is one of the greatest blessings truly to thank Allah subhanaw taala. For that he allowed us to see it

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once again. And we take that for granted year after year. And and you know, it's very simple. And it's a simple thought and it, it doesn't require a whole lot for you to really, you know, give this some thought but imagine how many people passed away in the last couple of weeks and then last month, that we're sure that they would live to see this Ramadan, but Allah subhanaw taala, I'd had other plans for them. And Allah gives us that opportunity. And with every opportunity and blessing that ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada sends our way Allah expects a certain response from us. And if we don't respond that way, then that blessing becomes a curse, and with every hardship and trial and

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perceived curse, that Allah subhanaw taala sends our wait, if we respond to it the way that Allah Subhana Allah to Allah wants us to, then that perceived trial or curse or hardship becomes a blessing in reality, and it becomes a means of bringing us closer to Allah subhanaw taala. So how do we define our Ramadan? And how do we set our goals from the very beginning, and what will determine whether or not we've had a successful Ramadan, and whether or not our fasting yielded the results that we expected it to yield? A lot of us come into Ramadan, with many extremes, some of us have the extreme of being so goal oriented, that we lose the spirit of Ramadan. And what that means is we

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come in and our you know, we're so determined to pray a certain number of hours of total we to attend a certain number of customers of Quran to read the Quran a certain amount of times during Ramadan, that we lose the spirit and essence of it, you know, we come in with that goal, which is good, this is praiseworthy, when it becomes so extreme, that you lose the essence of it and you forget that Ramadan is supposed to bring you to Allah subhanaw taala and these are means to bring you to Allah subhanaw taala. And the goal is not in the means, but rather what the means are meant to achieve what total we is meant to achieve in your life, what the Quran is meant to achieve in

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your life, once it's internalized, and once you exemplify it in your character. So some of us become so focused on the west side, on the means that we lose the end that we lose the Mossad, the objective of Ramadan, the objective of fasting. And some of us come in with the objective in mind. But we don't put together any means to achieve that objective. So a lot of us might have come into Ramadan and said, You know what, this year, I'm coming closer to Allah subhanaw taala I'm quitting this sin and I'm quitting that sin. And I promise I'm not going to do this anymore, but we don't set ourselves up for success. And when you plant when you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. So you

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don't have a plan in place to implement. And so it's just random. And that's something that we do throughout the year and Ramadan is certainly not going to change that attitude, or bring about something new. So how do we approach this month first and foremost the way Allah Subhana Allah Allah tells us to approach the entire institution of fasting. Allah subhana wa Tada says, Kutti Balaguer mostly amo come Ikuti Bala Latina man publikum la

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Under Computer code, that fasting has been prescribed upon you as it was prescribed upon those that came before you so that you may gain a sense of Taqwa piety, God consciousness, fear of Allah subhana, Allah to Allah. And what the scholars comments on that is that not every nation that came before us fasted Ramadan, but every nation that came before us had some form of fasting, and there might have even been differences in the rules that they had. So for some people, their days might have been shorter, and their days might have been longer for some nations that came before us. Maybe Allah Subhana Allah commanded them to fast till the officer time and now till the moment of time,

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maybe Allah subhanaw taala allowed them to drink water, maybe Allah subhanaw taala didn't lift, you know, or did not prohibit them from being intimate with their spouses. Right? You know, and somehow I am Rahim Allah to Allah, He gives an example he said that Allah may have perceived a certain weakness in a people and inherent weakness in a people. And Allah subhanho To Allah change the sutra for them, he changed the legislation for them. Nevertheless, the institution of fasting was there, because whether you were fasting and you were amongst the people of length it has set up and marital relations during your fasting was not prohibited, or whether you were amongst the people of Musa

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alayhis salam and your day was shorter or longer. At the end of the day, what it was meant to achieve was Taqwa was a sense of piety was a sense of fear was a sense of restraint, a sense of being able to control yourself, and hold yourself back from what ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada told you to hold yourself back from. And you know, this is not uncommon in other things that we do in life. If any of you have ever played sports, you know, for a middle school or high school team, then sometimes the coach will tell you to stay away from certain things, not because by engaging in those things, in particular, you're going to harm your performance, but because it's meant to build to

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build a sense of restraint inside of you to build a sense of determination. So you're not allowed to eat this food, does it affect your playing basketball? No. But when you're conscious as you see that food of your basketball, then it's going to help you become a better basketball player. So when Allah subhanaw taala forbids you from things that are highlighted to you inherently hello to you food, drink, intimacy with your spouses, but if Allah has forbidden me from this, and if I've proven to myself into my Lord, that I'm able to hold myself back from things that are essential to my to my health, then surely I can stay away from the things that Allah Subhana Allah has made embellishments

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in this dunya and that are haram to us because we don't need them. Surely I can stay away from those things because Allah has not made haram for us, anything that we need in life. And in fact about robots, no matter what meaning if something became a necessity in life, then that which is naturally haram will become halal for that instance. So the idea here is that Allah is teaching us restraints. And in fact, the word Siyam is very powerful in illustrating that concept, the words Liam actually originates from from from the term sama to shrimps that the sun has stopped when the sun reaches its peak the sun does not go any further. When muddy um, it has Salam is told by Djibouti Radha has

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Salam or rather ALLAH SubhanA, Allah tells her through to read it his setup, that if someone comes to you as you hold your child to confront you about this child, for only in the novel to the Romani, Solna, felon or Kelemen, Yama and see say that I've taken a fast with my Lord. And so I'm not going to speak to anyone today. This wasn't the fasting of eating and drinking, because the iron before Cooley was throbbing, right eat and drink. But this is a different type of fasting. This is the type of fasting to a much greater skill, when you're driving your car and someone cuts you off on the day of Ramadan. And you don't choose to exercise certain rights in regards to speech, whether it's by

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your tongue or by your hands, that's fasting, right restraint, holding yourself, even though you have the ability to say something or to do something in the sun, I'm fasting. Because when the profit slice and I'm sad when someone is aggressive with you, or abrasive respond within the site, and I'm fasting, not for that person, but for yourself. It's to actually remind yourself and to remind that that person as well. But if you have plans to continue this confrontation, we're not going any further than this because I'm fasting. I'm restraining myself. So what Allah told mme it has Salam is that when you go and you confront your people, and they approach you with accusations

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and they say yeah, Dr. Harun Oh sister of her own mocking her because to them her own ally, his Salam was a fallen prophet. So a woman fallen from grace and they start to mock you and say, Yeah, che ha, you know, you're a knowledgeable woman what happened you know, what is this that happened to you then stop yourself and don't say anything? That is cm that

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That's Taqwa. That's restraint. That's holding yourself back. And if at the end of the day when we come to them Oban, we're going to continue with the same addictions that we had before Ramadan. And I'm not talking about physical addictions or not necessarily physical addictions, but rather the spiritual addictions to things that Allah subhanaw taala has prohibited from us, then no amount of totowa is going to save us. No amount of autumn Quran is going to save us, right? It's something else that Allah azza wa jal wishes to bring out of us. And what Allah subhanaw taala tells us in the Quran, in a very powerful usage or a term and it Taha Isla, ha ha, have you seen the person that has

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taken his desires as his Lord, he actually worships his desires. He worships his ego. When someone comes to you, and and argues with you and you're not able to control yourself. What's really happening is that your ego is what you worship, not Allah subhanaw taala Allah azza wa jal is not worth it enough for you to let your ego get bruised for a moment. And so you worship your ego. When you see something that Allah subhanaw taala has commanded you to lower your gaze from and you still look at it, and you still engage in the Zina of the ox. You're not worshiping Allah subhanaw taala at that moment, you're worshiping something else. Those are the things that you set up as partners

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with Allah subhanho wa taala. This is a powerful notion about a time and Isla Ha hoo ha. Have you seen the person that's taken his desires as his Lord, there's a theological component to this if and I Basile the Allah Tada Andrew says Canada Raja Rufiji Eliyahu, the LBL was an honor for either our Ryoho Asada Minho, other attorney, we're talking over, that in the days of ignorance, you know, they worshipped idols, a person would worship a certain idol, a certain stone, but if another idol came about, and it was more decked out, it had more jewelry on it, and it was a better stone can the person happily left his first God and went to the second gun, and obviously, in our day and age, you

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know, where idol worship is not as common, it still happens. But you know, paganism is more manifest in other ways. A person leaves religions, they're willing to actually sacrifice their religion, not because they're not theologically convinced of that religion. But because they found a religion that tailors itself more to their desires, a religion that has more bank to it, a religion that has more, you know, more more adornment to it, a religion that will make them feel better, not a religion that's true or a religion that will make me feel better. A religion that allow me to deal with my work, my work issues and my family issues because I'm going to feel better and that's the goal of

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religion, or a time and a tougher Inaho Hello. So one day you'll be a Sikh one day you'll be a Buddhist one day, you'll be a Hindu, one day will be a Christian one day you'll be you know, who knows, Taoism you're going you'll you'll find all these eastern religions that that have philosophies and things of that sort, and you might end up in Islam one day, but at the end of the day, if that was your motivation, that Islam was the new phase in your life, then you will exit it like you exited the other ones before because you didn't come into Islam seeking the truth. You came into it seeking pleasure, seeking comfort, seeking your desires. And so these religions are just

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fronts. So there is a theological component to this as well. And Allah azza wa jal tells us Adam Todd okay for those of Allah who methylene Kadima tiempo de Botton cash has a lot in play, but also has been to a federal happy summer. Allah describes the Tree of Life and Allah as a firm treat with with incredible foundations incredible strength, it can weather any storm, meaning law either have Allah once it enters the heart, truthfully, it's not going anywhere. So then someone comes in says, Well, how can we see people come to Assam and leave Islam. And you know, a lot of times, it's because again, Islam was just next in line, as far as their phases were concerned, and they moved

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on, you don't find people that are scholars in the religion that are dedicating themselves to this religion that are leaving the religion, in fact, less than any other religion, but if it's just another phase in life, and if this is just the next thing, you know, subhanAllah I remember once and I hate to say this, I ask Allah to guide that person. But I remember once there was a young man that came to the masjid and he literally wanted to take shahada so he can make his parents mount. And I was like, If Islam is the next thing, it's the next rebellious you know, action that you're gonna take in life, then you'll move on from it very quickly. It's not worth it. Right, because his

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parents were islamophobe. So this is his weight. This is his means of rebellion. Some people come home with black makeup on, some people come home as Muslims. So this is just the next way for me to anger my parents. So even my boss says people were like that, in the days of Janelia. One idle looks better than the other idle, and people would decorate a lot when there is and manage and hobble and all of these different idols to try to make them go from idle to idle. So there's a theater

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logical component to it that's still present. But then you move on. Someone asked the Imam Hassan Abbas the Rahim Allah to Allah, as he added capability shirk. What about the people that face the Qibla? What about the people that worship Allah subhanho wa Taala fie him? Sure do they have shidduch amongst them do they have polytheism amongst them. And to clarify here there's a Schickel Kabbalah which is, you know, which takes you out of the religion, the great shidduch which is to actually associate a partner with Allah subhanaw taala. And then there are connotations of ships that don't make you a non believer, they don't make you a disbeliever right. Whenever you care, you

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act upon certain desires, you're not becoming a catheter here, but you are choosing something over Allah subhanaw taala if and looked at Harley in that particular instance, right. So he said, if he if he added capability, Shahrukh to the people of the qibla, who faced Mecca who pray to Allah do they have sit amongst them and listen to what he says? He said now, in America yesterday the Shamcey will cover he said that a non believer will prostrate to the sun and the moon were in another moon Africa haha. And he said a hypocrite will simply worship His desires from Metalla are a time and a tougher that De La Hoya. Then he recited this verse, Do you see the one who takes his desires as his

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guard? So you might not theologically abandon Islam? But you know what? The Rebbe just seems really sweet at the moment, that interest, I'm going to do it. I'm going to engage in it. You know, it might be an addiction to Zina an addiction to adultery. I'm going to do it it might be an addiction to alcohol. Yes, there are Muslims that are addicted to alcohol to there are Muslims that are addicted to gambling, the things that that were, you know, we were warned about back then there's a reason why they're still in the Quran. There are Muslims that are addicted to these things, it might be an addiction, right and maybe for a moment you will come to Juma but at the end of the day, are

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you willing to abandon that for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala so there's that notion and as Qatada Rahim, Allah to Allah said, you know, zada Allah he was explaining what Hassan Abbas he said, he says, Larry, I just want Antartica takla. Listen to the words he said, No tequila, no tequila, which is that piety that Allah wishes us to achieve through Ramadan, or whatnot, which is to avoid the doubtful matters will hold him back. Meaning if you're that type of person, you will find a way to follow your desires, whether you like it or not. And then there's the notion of not necessarily disobeying Allah subhanho to Allah, but loving something to an extent that eventually you will

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disobey Allah subhanaw taala through it. So it's an unhealthy love as above the law and binaries that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam says, Terisa, Abdul Denali with Durham will copy that he will call homies that rarely, you know, let the slave of the dinar and the dyrham these were currencies and money and luxurious clothes, let them perish. And he says, Some Allahu alayhi wa sallam that in order to hold the our income, your upper level, Yoruba, if he's given, he's pleased, and if Allah withholds from him, then he's not pleased, meaning what he's so in love with his clothes, he's so in love with the splendor and the glamour of this world. He's so addicted to it,

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that eventually if Allah just removes a little bit from him, then he'll turn his back on Allah subhana wa, tada, clearly, so it's not a blatant shidduch in the beginning, but it can become that way. It can, you know, people can actually start to worship their wealth, and Subhanallah if you don't think that, that the addiction to money is a spiritual crisis than you're blind to the world around you. You know what people are worshipping at the end of the day is not their idols, and it's not their gods, but many times they're worshipping their money, and they will use anything to achieve that money. It's all about money at the end of the day, and if it's not the individuals,

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then it's the powers that be those are the forces at the end of the day, the economic forces that move politics that move religion that move everything, right, so it can become that as well where you're so addicted to something that's not necessarily impermissible. But if a lot takes it away from you, then you will quickly turn your back on Allah subhanaw taala. That's also our 8am and a tuffa Illa. Who hella, but now let's talk about Ramadan. And let's talk particularly about addiction to sin. And how dangerous and addiction to sin can be an addiction to a sinful desire, and how Allah subhanaw taala can bring that out of us in Ramadan also Allah sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam says the

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Hadith from Abu Huraira narrated Muslim Imam Ahmed it's an authentic hadith he said sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam mode Meenal hamari cavity Watson would mean hamari cavity Watson, now on the prophets like Selim says this, and the literal translation is, the one who is addicted to wine is like the one who worships idols. The one who is addicted to wine is like the one who worships idols.

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Now in our religion if a person drinks wine or if a person drinks hummus, does that mean that they're kofod? That they're disbelievers? Does that mean that we don't call them Muslims? Absolutely not. There were Sahaba that struggled with this for some time in Islam when the prohibition came, not all of them were able to break the bottles and were able to say, no more Homer, some of them struggled with this for some time. And eventually they overcame it by their love of Allah subhana wa. And they weren't called non believers. In fact, the prophets lie Selim said about one of them in particular, he said, he loves Allah and His messenger and Allah and His Messenger loved him.

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Sometimes you're just in a bad place spiritually. It's not that you're a disbeliever you're just in a bad place, you're in a low moment of life. And Stefan capitalizes on those moments, he capitalizes on your moments of vulnerability, and despair. And that's why you have cat he is like the one who worships idols, not in status, but in the nature of his addiction. In the nature of his habit, he's like the one who worships idols. So as your mama know, we are amo Lhasa, what the prophets lysozyme is referring to here is a look that a person is just hung up on this addiction to sin. He's hung up on this particular design, and you can insert anything before that addiction. But he's so addicted

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to it. And it man, you know, is that it man is not someone who drinks alcohol. It's not as you know, someone that can't live without it. I can't live without my alcohol. I can't live without my pornography. I can't live without my gambling. I can't live without that person. Who's Well, I'm in a haram relationship with, I can't live without that money. And so since I can't live without that money, I'll do whatever it takes to earn that money. I can't live without this. I can't live without that. That dependency is a form of schicke. So for form of ship, but it is not a ship kill Akbar. But it's still a very scary Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is staring here. And

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as I am Rahim, Allah to Allah, He said, The problem here, the uneca, Kademlia, chahatein Fck, Allah,

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you have preferred the desires of yourself over the pleasure of your Lord.

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You know, there are a few levels here that we have to consider preferring the desires of yourself over the pleasure of your Lord, for a person that's in a bad place spiritually. And that's really doing that what's going to motivate them at times is not going to be Janna. It's not going to be just please Allah subhana wa Tada. There's a middle ground there. There's Taqwa that, you know, pursuing the level of pleasing Allah subhanaw taala. And making that the motivating factor in everything you do. That's a son, that's excellence. But there's a level that you have to get to before you can get there. And that's where at the very least, at the very least, when my desires are

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in contradiction, or the way that I act upon my desires, are in contradiction with what Allah subhanaw taala has permitted, that I'm willing to leave it for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala whether it's out of fear of his punishment, or it's out of desiring his Jannah or it's out of, you know, desiring to please Him, whatever it may be, for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala I'm going to abandon that because I recognize that it's in contradiction with what Allah subhanaw taala has put forth. And this concept of actually diminishing your desires and controlling your desires for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala that is the most powerful testimony to your love of Him. And I want to

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take you to a hadith in these last five minutes, which isn't about Ramadan. It's a hadith that we pass over many times, but it does give us a very powerful concept of the love and truth or the Allah Tada. And who says, couldn't no matter Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Shabaab alumna did Sheikh. We were a group of young men, young men around the Prophet slice Allah. And we couldn't find anything to get married with. We didn't have any money to get married with. But we were sitting around in the masjid and sort of reminiscing about marriage, for Sahaba wanted to get married. Believe it or not, even Mr. Little the Allah Todd was said, if I was told I had 10 days left to

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live, I would still get married. They wanted to get married to they were men. They were women. They were human beings. They love the Quran. But Allah subhanaw taala understands that we have certain desires, and what was stopping them from getting married was not ridiculous diaries that were you know, $10,000 $20,000 $75,000 or weddings that will cause you to sell a few properties overseas. It wasn't that it was not they really didn't have anything to get married with sola sola sai Salam sat between us and had been Miss routes that he put his hands on our shoulders like it was like a huddle. And the prophets like some said, listen, yeah Masha Allah Shiva. Oh, young man. Manas, Papa,

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I mean, Kuba.

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If you're able to get married, go ahead and get married. It's a good thing. Meaning the prophets I'm saying it's not a

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I think that you have this desire. Go ahead and get married. He said, sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam said, he says, in the humble bustle, relax and only watch his wax on on the follow up to the prophets lie Selim says that that is easier, it makes it easier for you to lower your gaze, it's healthier for your sight. And it's better for controlling yourself. Right? So that's a good thing. If you can get married, get married and hamdulillah No one is stopping you from getting married. Woman love your stutter. And whoever is not able to do so we usually don't read the rest of the Hadith. We start looking for the other solutions not and I'm your stalker, if you're unable to do

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so, finally, he was so then go ahead and fast was that so that you can get the good deeds of fasting was that because you know Siyam is the best a bad at that moment? No, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that in a hula hoop

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that will act as a means of diminishing your desires. It will act as a means of diminishing your desires, it will help you control yourself. Now the reason why I want to end with this hadith in particular, is fasting a permanent solution to our problems to our addictions? Is it a permanent solution? Can you tell a young man just fast for the rest of your life? Like you know, share had been fasting for 10 years? It's not getting better? Is that what it is? Is fasting a permanent solution? Or you know, we feel amazing and Ramadan, forget about the marriage aspect and you feel great and I'm a block. Why can't Allah just make everyday Ramadan? Because if Allah made everyday

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Ramadan, then it would just become a new dietary routine. You'd get used to it, you'd move on, you'd get used to eating before budget and eating after motherhood. And that's that's the end of it. But Allah subhanho To Allah gives us these temporary, these temporary fixes, or they hear a song, let a person fast. Why because not fasting will allow you to learn how to restrain yourself. And when you learn how to restrain yourself, then you can supplement it with that which Allah subhanaw taala wants you to achieve which is tequila, spiritual, rich restraints, that is independent of means. Meaning what if I have Taqwa whether I married or not, I will try to lower my gaze. If I have Taqwa.

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Whether I'm rich or poor, I will try to avoid riba or selling things that are haram. If I have Taqwa no matter what my situation is whether a person is aggressive with me or if I'm just naturally aggressive, I will restrain myself, I will restrain myself because Allah subhanaw taala expects that from me, and this is what Allah subhana wa Tada wants me to do. And this is a time to build an awareness of ourselves and to build an awareness of Allah subhanaw taala. You know, we naturally don't take advice very well from other people. Because of our ego. And people are various levels. It's hard for us to take advice from other people. But when you are able to sit with yourself and

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hold yourself to a different standard, and say, Allah expects better for me, then inshallah to honor you'll be able to excel in your face. And look, none of us are perfect. I know Subhanallah many young people in here in particular, I know it's a taboo subject are struggling with pornography. But if there's any time to break your addiction to pornography, it's now I know that there are many young and old people that are struggling with cigarettes. There's any time to break that habit if you were able to control yourself until marketed you can control yourself after market have been shot lotta as well. Many of us are struggling with different things. Many of us are struggling with

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our backbiting many of us are struggling with our gossip. Many of us are struggling with listening to things we shouldn't be listening to talking to talking about things we shouldn't be talking about. But Ramadan is the time to break that addiction once and for all. Don't have it in your mind that once Ramadan is over, I get to go back to it. Don't have that in your mind. This is a practice for you to learn to control your desires to put them in place. What that means is I am willing to take any Halal avenue to control those desires if I'm going to fight that porn addiction then I will take all means I will put certain things on my computer to block my to block that access I'll I'll

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you know I'll go through a course online if I'm going to quit smoking you know what if I have to check myself into rehab to quit some form of drugs I'll quit it whatever it may be something that Allah subhanaw taala wants to do for us or wants to get out of us either way, but I'm gonna Vaughn is that clinic Ramadan is that that one month rehab that one month clinic in sha Allah to Allah where we learn to overcome these desires so that after Ramadan when food and drink and our Halal intimacy is brought back than we know to stay away from the things that Allah subhanaw taala has left prohibited and the way that you do that in sha Allah to Allah and I want to end with this

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concept. Make that the goal of your Ramadan.

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Don't make your goal how many total week you're gonna pray or how many times you're gonna read the Koran. Think about your sins, think about your desires that are getting the best of you put that at the top of your list and say this is the end of them. This is the end

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Subhan Allah if you do that, and if you and if you treat this you know if you treat this Ramadan as if it hinges entirely upon that desire and that that aspect of it, then inshallah to Allah things will go well, you know there was a chef one time he used to do, he used to do Halal cuts in front of the hub. And there is a cameraman and the cameraman will always be smoking the cigarettes throughout you know, he's he's watching Holocaust and he's going around taping and he's smoking cigarettes. So the chef told me, you know, kindly said you need to quit smoking and he said, I can't check I'm addicted to it. So he used to say make do out for me make the art for me. So the chef finally took

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his hand and they face the camera and they started to make their out for the men. He started to make her out. And he said, say I mean say I mean, and he started to say May Allah give him Jana and may Allah give him a beautiful wife and may Allah give him this and may Allah give him wealth, Allah Allah, Allah T cattle your week and may Allah give you until you're pleased in this world. In the end, he goes on this long drought and the man is crying. And then at the end of the drought, he says, an O Allah, if He doesn't quit smoking, don't give them any of that.

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And the man the man was about to say I mean, then he stopped and he realized you know what? If we really put Allah subhanaw taala above our desires inshallah we can battle them We ask Allah Subhana Allah to help us overcome and to let this Ramadan be the time where we overcome. We ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah to make his to make pleasing Him our greatest desire Allah I mean Akoto Cody ha That was stuck for a while you will accompany certain Muslimeen for stuff you don't know who would refer to him.

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