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Qur’an 30 for 30 Season 2 – Juz’ 19 with Dr. Farah Islam

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insulated cats everyone welcome back to plan 30 for 30 and $100 brand mean we are getting close to the last tonight's inshallah tada so we are now in just 19 and before I introduce our special guests inshallah to Allah for tonight Just a reminder of the webathon on Sunday and insha Allah tala a, just to note that we're actually going to be doubling up just 20 and 21

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on the same day in sha Allah on Saturday just to give people a chance to tune into the webathon fully on Sunday and shots so we're gonna move adjust up and Charlottetown on Saturday as well. Our guests tonight $100 bribe means Dr. fata Hassan hamdulillah from Toronto, she is a researcher in mental health and hamdullah she's edited several journals in mental health. She is a atomia student at matava and Toronto, she's taught at IOU as well as the Islamic Institute Toronto, and has too long of a bio for me to go through. But more importantly, she's joining FTS comm that a lot of what I mean she's one of our newest additions as well. I'm

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very excited to continue to have that integration of Islam and mental health so and particularly Dr. fata welcome You're so welcome and hamdulillah

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Zach Come on my fair share from della is sporting probably the flyest machelle outfit eSports

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work shout out who gave that to you? Where'd you get that from? Where do you buy it from?

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My mother brought it from Ghana. Mashallah.

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Yes, that's the best gift man have the

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time now so gotta make his mama get mad, you know? Yeah, so you gotta send your mom the episode inshallah.

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inshallah Allah, we'll get right into it with the night Tyler. So we're in June 19 Hamdulillah, where we are continuing with certain for Khan and surah for Khan, because we didn't get to talk about it much last time, due to the fact that there was so much and in what we know, and so as to Nord, certain for Khan, basically comes around the same time as swithun won't be known. So this is an interesting feature in the portal and and part of the Divine. The divine revelation of the order of the surah is the sequence of disorders as well. Why would a node which is a Madani surah clearly it is a Madani surah which speaks to the slander of my mother out, you shovel the a lot of time, I'm

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gonna be situated right in between, not just to McKee solos, but to slurs that were revealed pretty much along the same time around the exact same time. And that is, as we said that some of their intimate mentioned, the wisdoms that had the people acted upon me, no one than a nor much of what is addressed in the north would not become a problem for people individually, as well as in their, their social affairs. So it kind of gives us a real life lesson implementation of and won't be known, or a lack of an implementation on the part of some parties have an opening on insert the note and when we get to it for cons Paolo, the style is so similar. And of course, the last 10 is a

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battle man, the servants of the Most Merciful last year. The last tonight, tonight's we actually went through a characteristic of very bad load on the servants of the Most Merciful every night, there were incredible infographics that were done as well. So one thing is the lecture, but if you want to skip the lecture too long, didn't listen, you can shut outside and just look at the amazing infographics that the creative team that you can put together, per each episode in the nighttime. And of course, I'm sure we're going to have some insights about it here. But if you consider he bowed over

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the last 10 verses that talk about the characters, characteristics of a Bible, and then you match them up to the first 10 verses of meaning, then you can see that they are basically an extension of them. Right. So and certainly, you know, alladhina npcil atium hos your own those who have, who assure in their prayers sort of forgotten actually gives us insight into the drop that one would be making in the midst of a prayer in which they have ashore in which they have humility. So the deep within that devotion, last penance I mentioned, and love week marleybone and sort of what we know and those that avoid idle speech in infocomm, the actual implementation of that right way the hot

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tub, oh my god don't apply to Salama, when they are approached by the foolish they simply say Salaam they move on. Whenever they you know, some gossip comes across them or idle speech comes across them, they don't bother with it whatsoever. So it's really an extension if you compare the last 10 have gone to the first one of them. What we know in every verse is a branch of what we find from meaning somehow. So it's a beautiful composition that we see of those two. Now some of the seated background of that swithun for con which means the criteria was actually revealed. The first 10 verses so we know the last time are famous for the traits that are within them the first 10 verses

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of certain

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Con we're actually revealed in a response to Alright,

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so Quraysh argued, why would Allah send a human prophet? And why is he not bringing some of the treasures from the heavens to prove he's a prophet. So now they were asking for some of the treasures and Subhana Allah, Allah sent the treasured verses, instead that we have today. So the first 10 verses of this surah are directly a response to the argument that police brought forth, and you can read them in that light, but in the nighttime and understand it from a CFL perspective. Now, as you go on, and I want to focus on the other sort of SRA, sort of the numbing sort of the SRA is where I'll, I want to focus on a bit because it has a deep connection. And it's, it also introduces

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a unique element of the CSR that we haven't really seen much emphasis on in the poor. And just yet, as we've been reading through it from cover to cover, so it's a show about introduces the concept of the poets. So there's a lot of emphasis on poetry, and the poets in Makkah in the time of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam. And so, of course, that's not the exclusive theme of the show a lot. And you do have some important verses that speak to some of the incidents within the clo. So for example, what ended actually on article carabin, or last panel data says to the prophets lie some to warn your close relatives. This is, of course, in regards to the early Tao in Mecca, where

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the Prophet slicin was taught to start with his family. So before you go out to society, you have to start with your family. And this is the methodology that Allah gave to our messenger sallallahu wasallam in his own affairs, and this is the methodology that the messenger sallallahu Sallam gave to us in regards to all of our affairs to start with your family, and to make sure that you enjoy and righteousness within your home first and with your nearest family members first, but then when you get to the poet's and the element of that and by the way, I'm just gonna say from now please remember when that actually runs out Robin I will ask you about it tomorrow in sha Allah to Allah

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when we do just 20 So remember, there's a connection between this and a particular incident and just 20 bit the night tada and I'll see inshallah tada who remembers it. But when we get to the poet's a Shah, who the surah is actually named after a lot touches on it from multiple angles. For one there is this lengthy discourse on the magician's of film, the story of the magicians of their own who we have spoken about Japan, a lot fascinating group of people that went from being so how about to show how that went from being magicians to martyrs, in a matter of a day, right? But Allah subhanaw taala talks about how once their trade was exposed to them, then they repented, they came back to Allah.

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Similarly, the message to the people of Mecca, is that it was clear to these poets they knew poetry very well, that what the prophet slice of them had brought was not poetry that the Quran was not poetry. They knew sorcery, and it wasn't sorcery. They knew poetry, they were masters of poetry, and it was not poetry. And so some of them would respond the way for their own would were for their own knew that his sorcerers knew sorcery better than him, but still chose to oppose His Prophet, which was most obvious to them. Likewise, abou Jahan, who would admit in private, that we know that what the prophet Mohammed slice on them has is not poetry, he still would, would float that narrative on

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the outside so that he could impress the profit slice and I'm in seek to suppress his message. So the message is to those who know poetry, and that was the craft of the Arabs and the poor and outright, you know, outdid them in every way whatsoever, that you should have the repentance of the magician's of for their own, not the stubbornness of their own himself. But then there's some other elements of this panel, so one of them aligns with just as well sure at all. You have to bear human one. As for the poet's only the foolish only the wayward follow them. And the scholars mentioned here, a few things in that regard, that the cronies that used to follow around the poets were

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actually very empty people. This is a really interesting one, if you think about how we fill the void that is missing in our hearts, that the, you know, think about the poets as the celebrities of Mecca, the people that would go around them, and that bought into their clout and that wanted to be part of their posse and that wanted to be close to them that would compare poet to poet and that would put on the festivals and attend the festivals, essentially the concerts of the time, there was a culture to that a culture of emptiness. When you compare that culture of emptiness and concerts and festivals and the wine drinking and you know, the insecurity of the followers of the poets,

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right, the artists of the time, and you compare them to the followers of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam

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There's a beautiful lesson to take here. When livina amanu eyeshadow have been denied, those who believe are more invested, they love a lot more. And the way that the followers of the Quran were fulfilled you take the people of Quran and the people of poetry and look at the difference in the quality of those people Subhana Allah right, like that's actually a proof hijjah that Allah subhanaw taala is implying here as well, that those who are full of poetry are empty, those who are full of Quran are fulfilled. And then some of the scholars also mentioned that the poetry of the Arabs was vulgar. It was about drinking. It was about you know, romance, it was about tribalism, it was about

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feuds. It was a lot of dis a lot of putting down people. A lot of satire, a lot of you know obscenities and the prophets lie, some hated that. And that's why the prophets I saw them you know, he, he compared people that are filled with poetry to being filled with with a rawness with plus, right, in that sense, because it was the nasty poetry that the Prophet slice on hated. However, the prophets lie some appreciated the poetry that had Hickman at the poetry that had wisdom in it that did not contradict Islam. So we talked about this, by the way in meeting Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, the prophet sly psalms poetry, appreciation of omega nobody slept. So how are the profits? I'm sad,

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his lyrics are of faith, but his heart had no faith because he was a disbeliever. But his his lyrics were a belief and the prophets lie, some could listen to his poetry and it did not bother him, it his thoughts was to them. And then finally, the context, the comparison of righteous poets to corrupt poets that comes in the end of sorts of shout out. So the difference between those poets who use their skill for good and those poets who use their skill for evil so the Quran is distant from poetry, the people of Quran are distant from the people of poetry, but then those that use their poetry for good poetry is not like sorcery, which is how long all together some share some verses

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are good and a loss of hundreds out of makes that distinction, and inshallah tada with that I'll invite first Dr. thought if you'd like to share anything inshallah Tada, reflection, we'll move on to Shahada.

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I love that reflections panela It reminded me particularly when you just mentioned how those of poetry were filled with emptiness. And those with Korean were filled with fulfillment in order to be a lot of what I think a lot of us maybe experienced when we just got hit with COVID. You know, you got all this silence, this emptiness, and I think many of us had to kind of reassess, you know, what do we do in that silence? Did we just fill our lives with buisiness? Right, what would how do we come back to this idea of fulfillment and so part of the that was that was a very powerful reminder of that.

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From a very relevant and I didn't even think about that so my love bless you for that reflection. Check. I'm gonna take this away.

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You're on mute Schiff

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said that while he was up and running without my button, and I was beautiful, Michelle, very, very big, beautiful insight on that as well. And this upon lies a segue of speaking about the Koran. SHERMER spoke about this last year briefly, in regards to the Quran as well. But it was a couple of verses before where he was speaking about the taking the the friends and companions that could have a bad influence on you. What I want to talk about is in the chapter of a book on and it is verse number 30, where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and Shekar mentioned even last year, when all of these things that the Quraysh were doing to him, what was the complaint? The complaint was,

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you have to be in the moment to huddle huddle for Ana manager. They hope they you know, they totally disregarded the core and they avoided the Quran. They left the Quran and that's what I want to talk about in sha Allah tala in this beautiful chapter for calling the Quran. Because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gives a specific message for a specific group of people but the generality still applies. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as they say he was a complaints to Allah subhanho wa Taala but at the same time, it was it was a threat, indirect threat to the courage because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when he says as Allah says, Allah

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rasuluh and abuse a lot of a sudden yeah it'll be enough oh me in Novotny my people and that is what is supposed Allah is amazing here because some scholars it's absurd they mentioned when he says my people it wasn't expected that the people that you know embark in poetry and they understand that this word is these words are not poetry, this is not poetry, but they would still call him a sad they would still call him you know say from the south a little odd that they call him a magician they would call them all of these names. And in the process in my own people, my people are saying that this court there are bending this grant it to hello how the court Anna Majora.

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What's interesting here is what

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is how the Arabic is made up here the form of Arabic is here he doesn't just use the verb hudgell Quran he says that they took the Koran as an object to avoid or something to totally abandon. Meaning that he use the noun as opposed to the verb and as they say, ism. Would you do that with Dylan meaning that this abandonment of the Quran looking at it as an object of abandonment whenever you see it or hear it, leave it at all costs, that's how they took it. So that is a much more eloquent and despite paints a much more intense picture, when we see a loss of product Allah says it tell them that they voluntarily took this course on as a source of you know, that which we should

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avoid and should totally leave and abandon. And that's major because the Pinilla as you see in the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala mentioned in a also in the Quran it will call it in the capital letters mehrauli had the Quran well lo fi la local totally boon that the disbelievers that they will say let us Motorhead don't listen to this Koran, what lo fi Yanni, it was a means to cancel it out. And some scholars say drowned out the citation when you hear it by screaming Can you imagine? You know and sometimes I've heard this with certain people that convert to Islam, they'll try to recite the Quran, and then someone in their house doesn't like to hear it and they'll scream over them.

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Literally. They don't want to hear it. I don't want to hear that message. I will do so this is what the court what they said what lofi law and let them totally moon perhaps you may be overpowered, maybe taken by this Koran may be affected by this word of the Quran. So the Prophet sallallahu wasallam is complaining to Allah subhana wa tada which is jazz is permissible to complain to a loss of patent data about this, you know, the way that the Quraysh were acting with him when he was proclaiming this message of Islam via the Quran.

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What is important here as well as in this beautiful month of Ramadan, even though we look at this specific group of people or reason for revelation, if you will, being that it was directly there was directed to the parish or about the operation, we still look at the software the characteristics that are present within them that may be present within all of us as Muslims as a panel I am Rahim Allah mentions in one of his books unfolded meaning the book of benefit. He talks about those that abandoned the Quran and he says the abandonment of Quran is in five primary ways. The first of them is tilawat to Quran reciting the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala reciting the book of Allah subhana

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wa tada when you recite it, it has an effect on you. So when people voluntarily do not recite the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala that can be a shade of abandonment of the Quran also listening to the Quran. For those of us that, you know, hear the Quran and may not understand it. Let's not allow the forces where that was shaped on ourselves or she thought affecting ourselves to say, well look, I don't understand this book, why am I listening to it? Why am I standing in 20 rockets of prayer or eight rockets and I don't even understand what I'm what's being what's being recited. So you go home and you watch television, when knowing that it probably maybe even better will be better for you to

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listen to the Quran, especially in this month of Ramadan. And thirdly is acting upon the Quran will ambilobe be mucked about if it's acting upon the Quran, and this is the most important of them, of acting upon the Quran of Allah subhanho wa Taala as a loss of kind of what the Allah you know, mentions in the Medina Avenue what I mean Oh sorry, hurt the ones that believe and act, do the actions of solid, what are the actions? How do we know the good actions in Islam or the righteous actions by the Quran and by the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Also we have to legislate by the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala attacking Be sure to or whatever we use, or

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whatever decisions that we make, whether it's even arbitrary decisions between two people, as a loss of kind of what the other mentions about how to hack them, I mean, an evil hacker, and he had when he talks about marital relations, and there's discord, there's discord between both of them, and you find two people, one from each family, that it should be judged upon the Koran or the spirits of the Quran, when trying to reconcile between people, that is on a specific level, even on a state level, familial level community level we should look at the Quran initially primarily when making these decisions, finding the spiritual cure with the Koran, as she fat which I am in a qurani man who is

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she fat and we made from the Quran that which is a cure. Some scholars mentioned from the Quran meaning particular verses of the Quran, or some say no, it's all of the Quran meaning the Quran is a cure, a cure for primarily primarily, the cures of the heart, jealousy, envy, hatred, these diseases of the heart that if we allow it to

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fester and do not do anything about it. That's where it can overpower us and take us and be our primary thoughts and ultimately our primary our behavior and we don't want that middle Upper Peninsula to protect us from that. But finding the cures with the Koran whenever you feel that sense of, of anger, turn to the Koran and look at the stories of the prophets. Turn to the Koran and ask Allah subhanaw taala when reading it to alleviate any pain that you may be facing, along with seeking help. So I think these two together will be an aspect of, you know, being someone that takes the Koran seriously and does not abandon the core annual clean. And I think we mentioned pondering

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over the Quran. As last month Allah mentions that the Quran the key taboo that has been revealed for people via debu iottie to ponder over it relates to the color rule. And for those that are above that are people of intellect or people of pondering that they will be the ones that have the Quran as a remembrance. And lastly, I want to give this rissalah to myself into all of you, you know, so kind of like, you know, when converted to Islam, or those of us that may be Muslim all of our lives and there was an epiphany, something that took place where we want to try to practice the prophets of Allah Allah was telling them Allah subhanaw taala being Aileen knows this reality. And he says in

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a beautiful, beautiful Hadith that's Mustafa Kona Allah He on the on the authority of eyeshadow.

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He says the microbial Quran the one that is experienced reading the Quran that reads the Quran molecule suffering to caramel Birla. He says chemicals, a lot of them he or she is with the noble scribes being the angels. And then he said the one that reads the Quran. We're here to talk therapy. Well, who are they he shout Allahu agilon. So the first group of the people that are experienced reading the Quran, they receive one reward. And they're with the noble scribes, but the ones that struggle and work hard gets a tough time they struggle reading the Quran, well, who is a shock, shock, this is hard upon them, fellow who are drawn. So please, brothers and sisters, let's not

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forget that virtue of reciting something over and over and being corrected as an adult and your karate class with kids or even this older gentleman. So I go the crime class with kids, it feels very awkward, but I'm on a mission. It doesn't really matter. I'm on a mission, I want to read, I want to know what Allah is telling me. And I want to learn and recite it in the most beautiful language that he's telling me the language that he chose. So don't give up those of you that are reading the Quran. And those are reciting the Quran. He wants to know what God is telling you a lot knows your intention. Keep that intention, act upon what you know, to the best of your ability, and

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continue pondering over this beautiful book and be of those that lust kind of with Allah is pleased with Charlottetown, vertical

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zachman lok Hamsa Subhanallah, you have the complaints of the Prophet slice alarm about people not taking the poor and seriously, and then you have the people who take poetry too seriously. You know, just the connection between forgotten and shut up. To really fill ourselves with such a beautiful reminders from the microphone on

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my shoulder, that was a beautiful reflection take up the light, it actually really beautifully segues into my my talk as well because I'm also going to be focusing on sort of unsettled, gone. And just like you mentioned, take up the levels overpower your emotions and that beautiful message of not giving up. And so I wanted to start out with a particular verse of sort of unsettled bonds that really hit me. It's verse 60, where unless no data is talking about the disbelievers and he says, yet when they are told, bow down before the Lord have mercy before our men, they see what is the Lord of mercy, should we bow down before anything you command and they turn even further away.

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And I know that the Syrah portion of the Quran 3430 is you know, shake, shake honestly. But I did want to mention that there's a particular incident from the life of the Prophet sallallahu I need within them that is mentioned in the books of this year in relation to this verse. And I'm sure all of you remember that during the writing of the Treaty of the who they via a prophet so long it was send them ask the scribe to start off the document by writing you know, in the name of Allah under a man on a Rahim. And the disbelievers just you know, balked at that they were like, you know, we don't recognize these names. We don't know what other men are Rahim is you can't put that into the

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document. And so those Beautiful Names of almost proto either a ramen or Rahim had to be sticking out of the record.

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And so I want us to pause and reflect in the disbelievers aside, wants to think about times when we fail to see Allah as a rough man. When do we fail to see Allah as the Lord of mercy, the one of all encompassing mercy and the thing is, you know, we

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Do it all the time. panela and I'm gonna try to illustrate that with a story. So my husband took off the training wheels off of our son's bike, and we've been trying to teach him how to ride a two wheeler for the first time. And so a little guy, you know, he falls down once, twice, five times, six times, 12 times, and then suddenly, you know, becomes so agitated, so angry becomes like a mini Godzilla, you know, shaking his little fist up, and, you know, destroying everything in his way kicks, you know, kicks his bike to the side, and you know, started saying things like, his life is horrible, his life sucks, and nothing good has ever happened to him. And the thing is, we laugh at

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that, because it's cute and humping. My kids are so wonderful, Michelle love.

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But the thing is, we do this as adults, as well as panela, right? It's, um, it's like, we, it's like the bad, the bad starts to snowball in our lives. And it feels like we never knew any good, you know, everything can be fine. And then suddenly, bam, you know, COVID hits, we're suddenly in the midst of a lockdown or pandemic, you know, just situations that we've never experienced before. And trying to navigate through uncertainty that we just don't know how to handle soprano love. And then, maybe strongly you lose your job, maybe you start to see your loved ones, your family members, your neighbors start to get sick. And then just when you think that things possibly cannot get worse, the

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unimaginable hits you,

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you know, you're hit with a loss or grief that is so devastating that you don't know if you'll ever stand again.

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And so during these past couple of months, I've been learning a lot about grief.

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And, you know, Allah subhanaw taala, for example, tells us in sort of an acid, you know, in in Santa Ana, you know, indeed, mankind was created in loss, not our lives are about loss, there are all these moments of grief that we go through. And, you know, what I'm particularly appreciating is that grief has all these different shapes. And, for example, you know, there's complicated grief, or we get stuck in this space of grief, and we're unable to sort of move on, unable to really fully grieve. And there's also what I think is so interesting, there are all these shades of grief that have actually nothing to do with death. Or put another way, they're all these different kinds of

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death that we experience throughout life. For example, there's the grief that we face when our marriage falls apart, there is the kind of grief that we face when we leave behind the only home that we've ever known. So that's a lot, for example of what my research focuses on this idea of, you know, what is the mental health impact of migration? What does that do to a person to have to leave behind the only home they've ever known. And so all of us have, at one time or another, stood on the shore, between, you know, the life that we once knew the life where we felt safe and secure, and then looking forward at the prospect of a very new and very scary future, and not knowing how to

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take a step forward. Right? Because once we do that, you know, we don't know.

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We were looking back, and we're thinking that, you know, everything we once knew has been shattered. Right? And so our grief, or sorrow or hatred, all of these very powerful, overwhelming emotions, and our hardships have a way of making us forget the lowest point of what die that is a rough man, He is the Lord of mercy. And I get it, you know, those moments are so difficult in our lives. How do you see his mercy through your tears.

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And so but like the little boy who falls off his bike, and learns to get back up again, and is stronger because he learns to get back up, we to uncover who we are when we learn to pick up the pieces and stand up. And that's what makes all the difference. And so in this field of grief in grief counseling, a lot of the work of Pema children is thrown around. And there's a particular very particular quote of hers that I really like where she says that only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over again to annihilation, can that which is indestructible in us be found. And so if we take this a step further, our hardships often destroyed everything we once knew. And in

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that complete annihilation, it's almost like almost pinata is sending us this very strong message and then

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That he obliterates all of our attachments to this dunya. And reminds us very powerfully that it is almost kind of with the eye that who is eternal is the only one who we can actually hold on to.

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And, and sort of focus on again, Allah reminds us put your trust in the living in alhaj, who never dies. Because everything in this life will perish. And when we're in the midst of grief, we need to remember that our pain too will pass, or at least it will change and continue to shift. And in that, you know, for those of us who have gone through grief, when we lost a loved one, you know, we never really fully get over it. Right? It's it's a, it's a process that stays with us all our lives, we grieve all of our lives, but that pain changes and morphs throughout, throughout our lives.

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And what we remember is that the one who never dies, the one who is ever living, the one who we place are, so what could our trust in is almost kind of a diner, and he'll never let us go. That is the part that is indestructible within us, you know, our rope to Allah, our connection, our bond to our Creator. That is what we find through our hardship. And there are other other also other times when retold recognize Allah is a rock man, or in a way we effectively wipe out the name otter ramen from our record. And that's when we believe that our sins are so great, that there is no way that Allah could ever forgive us, that we could never be worthy of his forgiveness. And the thing is, you

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know, I tell myself this first and Ramadan is such a powerful reminder of exactly this. We have to remember that Allah is kind of what the either is an Allah for he is the forgiving one. He is an ally for right, the partner of that beautiful time that we see throughout Ramadan and then laid up to the Father, you know, I know in nicaea, if you want to have Buddha for for me, right he pardons he is the partner and so powerfully unless kind of what the other is outer a man and he is the Lord of mercy, the one of all encompassing mercy. And he gave us this beautiful month for exactly that. So that we can draw close to him so that he can envelop us in His mercy so that he can forgive us.

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And I want to end with another beautiful verse from sort of unfold upon verse number 70, where Allah beautifully says, except those who repent, who do tell but who believe and do good deeds, God will change the evil deeds of such people into good ones. He is most forgiving, Most Merciful. So increase your tell but your repentance and your thought in this beautiful month, call upon him, call upon a rough man. plead with your merciful Lord for His forgiveness, the Lord upon whose throne it is written, My Mercy overcomes my wrath. My Mercy overcomes my wrath. plead to the Lord who is so merciful that he would not just obliterate your sins, but he would transform them into good deeds.

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How amazing is that? Subhan Allah Ar Rahman AR Rahim we asked you by your infinite mercy that never abates. Please forgive us in this most blessing of months. I mean,

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Mom, I mean, does that mean checkup though I could hear you in the background.

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You had us captivated truly and inshallah not in

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you know, we talked about good poetry versus bad poetry that was good poetry and prose very poetic and handed on kept this caption.

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But But I hope and show the message resonated, there's so much in what you just said.

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I can tell you right now what we're going to do is we're going to clip everything you just said and inshallah we're going to upload it as a separate lecture. So

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that we can all go back to insha Allah to you know, to really reflect on so Zack Miller Hayden for those powerful powerful powerful reflections and I mean to your powerful drives as well. And very happy to have you joining European as well in Charlottetown. I know that we're going to be getting a lot of emails and messages When is she coming back so

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I can already anticipate that so May Allah bless you and melons, parents honor. How's your son ride his bike now? Is he okay now?

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Um, the lads great and the last pants are blessing. jello. Bless your family.

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Shaykh Abdullah I know you were you were drinking that like so what what would you share any reflection that struck you what struck you in particular? I mean really when I like she said hopefully I don't know if it's a title of a book or something she's playing the title

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a rough man through our tears wow that was that was he his mercy through our tears? Wow. Let's start the episode see His mercy through our tears. Man, that was huge. They say the man may have

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written a goal goal yes written and go Mashallah. But there's one thing even though they mentioned Subhan Allah that she was talking about it and why will save innocent beautiful as he says

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maybe that sin that you had is a reason for your seeking forgiveness, which is better than bottom kathira which is much better than many acts of obedience, that sin was a means for you to be a better person. Because when you commit that sin, what do you do after that? And that's the most important that's that that's the frontiers Okay, I've seen that them that I've done what am I going to do about it? So in this case, what you're mentioning Are you seeing a man at that time when you feel so bad from what you've done? You know, are you going to let that hinder on you and you know just go another route but that's that's how she tests on a beautiful Michelle lots of vertical I

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think sort of foot Klein is probably after sort of like man I don't know of a sutra that emphasizes a rock man so much somehow even like before you get a bad look on the page as you're going into it these verse verse after verse after verse, model by model.

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So Xochimilco for the for the wonderful reminder, a reminder to everyone in sha Allah tala yaqeen institute.org slash Ramadan, you can download the two ebooks called Anthony for 30 companion guide the draft day by Shukla. And please do join us for the webathon this coming Sunday, midnight. And not just join us but let your friends and family join I know we have a keen community of sorts now, especially that develops during Ramadan, and this year we're going to be very intentional share from those are going to be online every single day after Ramadan to receive you. Even today very, very quickly. I spent I didn't even know that I guess. So.

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You know, I have the law we have we have our community that's growing online. And please, we know how much your cane has meant to you and we know and you have meant to us as well. I mean, we're a community of striving to inshallah Tiga close to Alonzo isn't in the mold of our messenger sallallahu wasallam. So invite others to join Sunday as well inshallah tada we will be particularly talking about sustaining a prophetic lifestyle So building on the same theme of a prophetic mission and going into the last 10 strong and we will be doubling up in sha Allah to Allah just 20 and 21 bit in the nine tada so please pay attention to that you'll get just 21 earlier so that you can

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focus with us on Sunday insha Allah to Allah with your family and friends and please do consider continuing to support your cane and Zach malachite and once again doctor father, Allah bless you We look forward to having you back in shuttling your work with us. Check hamdulillah May Allah bless you in Las panatela give you a garment from Jenna llama I mean, tell your mom you know that that that's an awesome garden man, Masha Allah

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bless him great reflections as always an example of somebody coming home to live in a castle, right?

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