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Prayers of the Pious – Episode 23 – My Sincerity to Your Creation

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Omar Suleiman

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We may do good deeds to help others, but how is our sincerity in our private lives? Sh. Omar Suleiman covers the beautiful du’a of Yusuf ibn al-Hussein.

[ Day 23 Du’a ]

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّيْ نَصَحْتُ لِخَلْقِكَ ظَاهِراً وَغَشَشْتُ نَفْسِيْ بَاطِناً ، فَهَبْ لِيْ غِشِّيْ نَفْسِيْ لِنُصْحِيْ لِخَلْقِكَ

“O Allah, I was sincere to Your creation in public but cheated myself in private. Please excuse my disgrace because of my sincerity to Your creation.”

Episode Transcript

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So now I want to come on up until I get a cut. So everyone welcome back to prayers of the pious.

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In this situation, you have a group of people surrounding a great scholar in his elderly age and asking him for a day, asking him for a supplication that he could share. And a lot of times in these personal gathering sometimes these personal supplications that are imparted are truly beautiful and contain deep lessons. And the man that we're speaking about today is usif have known her saying or him hold on to Allah. Yusuf Adnan Hussain

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as he was sitting with, with a small group of people, someone said to him, oh, who his son's name was Yaqoob as we see these men used to love to name after the profits. Oh boy Yaqoob share with us one of these two hours. So he thought for some time and then he said, Allah hum Indian on Saturday hi lucky Koba here on wash to enough seabolt in for hubballi. English enough see leanness he the Hulk, Oh Allah, I was sincere to your creation in public. But I cheated myself in private. Please excuse my private disgrace, because of my sincerity to your creation.

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He actually died after he shared this there. So he cried, and he passed away after he shared this. In this wish with the last panel, it's either. And this contains a deep meaning that's not found in any of the other supplications in the series, that many times you'll find an empath or you'll find someone that that has sincerity to the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala. But in the process of being sincere to the creation of Allah subhana wa, tada, they lose sincerity with a loss of Hannah Montana. And they lose that those private moments of devotion. And they excuse themselves from doing those things because of the great things that they do outside of the outside of the house. And

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that's why you'll find that some of the greatest people in history have the greatest personal flaws. Because it's very easy to be fooled into thinking that I'm doing all this great stuff for everyone else. So I don't have to worry about myself in private, I can excuse a little bit of excess and private. and in this situation, you have this man that is calling upon a law with full acknowledgement, and says to Allah, Oh Allah, I was sincere to your creation in public, but I was disgraceful and private. So I didn't harm anyone but I harm myself. So forgive me for that private disgrace because of my sincerity to your creation.

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It's a beautiful day, because it contains the acknowledgement that I fell short in private, but I want to be forgiven for that. And Allah knows whether his private life actually had anything that was deeply flawed or if it was simply the high standard that he held himself to. But this is a beautiful way to call upon Allah Subhana Allah to Allah that Allah forgive us for the things that we do in private that harm ourselves because of the good that we do to his creation and that is certainly beloved to Allah subhana wa tada but may Allah subhana wa Taala also rectify our private and our public lives in a way that is most pleasing to Him a llama I mean, does that low height

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inshallah See you next time was so damn it, come on. I went to LA he will go to Council.