Channel: Omar Suleiman
Neither Extravagant Nor Stingy
Dr. Omar Suleiman dives into the fifth quality of the servants of the Most Merciful.
So I'm going to start over again. So I was blessed during this apologies for not 199 but alameen wa salatu salam ala rasulillah. Karim, Allah Allah He also he was suddenly seem to feel we get now to the ayah we're in.
We're on verse 67, where Allah subhana wa Montana says when levena either antha who loved us three who one of the apple two, what kind of a daddy kawana last pants are still continuing in the description of the servants of the Most Merciful says, Those who are neither extravagance nor are they stingy in their spending, but they find that perfect balance between the two anabaena daddy can call on them. And the scholars say that it's interesting that Allah subhana wa tada did not define the middle except by defining the two extremes. And there's a lot of room for interpretation. They're in regards to what are the two extremes? And what is the middle and that's part of what
we're going to be digging into in Charlottetown of here. But essentially, Allah subhanaw taala sing about the rough man have good spending habits and healthy spending habits. And this is a really beautiful helicon shot what Tyler because it goes into a beautiful element of Tesla and I always enjoy when there are elements of Tesla that typically do not. It's spoken about when speaking about the science of spiritual growth, like food and consumption and
you know, and how to spend and things of that sort. Because this is not talking about charity. This is talking about your spending habits. So the prophets lie Selim commented on Locanda, the Nevada Kalana that this is a person that is situated between the two in regards to extravagance and stinginess. And he said some a lot of money some daddy can Hickman. That's wisdom. That is wisdom. So a person who is able to find that balance between being extravagant and being stingy, having healthy spending habits, that is a person with hikma that's the description of the messenger sallallahu wasallam. Now, why would the prophets lie Some call it Hickman hikma wisdom. In the
Arabic language when you use the word wisdom, it means that it governs something. So heck enough, the forces reigns if you have, which is the horse knowledge, which is the horse you need hikma to balance and to guard that knowledge and to use it properly. hekla also carries carries a level of authority. And so when the prophets lie, some says it's hikma. That means that a person has a good understanding of balance. And they know how to keep things in order. And they know how to not let things get out of hand. And of course, when it comes to the areas of spending, that's where you start to see that people really can get out of hand with their spending and spend a lot. I spent,
you know, a good amount of time reading articles on good spending habits. Because I was I was just curious how how much of those articles that talk about good spending habits can be integrated into the science of Tesco. And one of the reasons why I did that is because a person's spending habits are usually indicative of other things regarding their personality. Okay, so people with bad spending habits usually have implications of that far beyond their wealth. Okay, so a person's spending habits are usually indicative of other things regarding their personality. So let's compare like the top five, these are my top five good spending habits, extracted not from me, but from
articles about spending habits and things of that sort, and connect them to an element of test to connect them to an element of our spirituality. So number one, they always tell you living on a budget, that a person with healthy spending habits lives on a budget. And from a Tesco perspective, what does this translate into restricting your desires, restricting your desires? What about 10 sad, I'll see Becca in a dunya what's your approach things of this world as not being negligent. So when it comes to matters of dunya, you are not extravagance you don't have high hopes in this dunya you restrict both your expectations of this dunya as well as your consumption of material things. And so
living on a budget, ie restricting your desires and restricting your consumption of this dunya The second thing which always comes up and sometimes this is the first thing when you talk about a healthy spending habits as avoiding impulsive shopping, which some have a lot nowadays, you've got prime now and prime and you know, who knows what that's going to look like and you know, in the next year or so, right? But the point is, is you press a button now right and it's very quick. You don't even go to a store and look at products usually. You know most people are getting into the habit of online shopping, especially with COVID-19 everyone's getting into online shopping to some
To some degree, and so if you've got the money for it, if you're not worried about your income, even if you are we have this habit of impulsive, buying impulsive shopping. And what is that connected with our Tesco, patients, the profit slice of themselves that adds to the two minute shape on haste is from the devil. haste is from the devil, the, the impatience that we have our impulsiveness with, with everything from our arguments, to our shopping, our consumerism, to our conversations, everything being impulsive is one of the worst qualities that you can have. It is what the shape on tries to push us to because remember, if the shape Vaughn tries to get us to do is to rush us into a
mistake, and then tell us that we're not going to be able to escape the consequences of that mistake. So Push, Push Push, gets you to be reckless with your behavior. And so when you're impulsive, then you don't think before you do. And then after you do the shape on tells you there's no point of trying to return back to a loss of pounds on it. Now, you've already messed up, you might as well continue down that route. And so impulsive shopping is directly related to patience, a lack of patience, and particularly, because they're different categories of sub load of different categories of patients, particularly Angela, which is hastiness, which the profits license that is
from the shape on. The third thing that they always talk about in these articles is to research before you buy things to be very careful not to not to just buy something because it looks pretty but to do your proper research when you consume something when you purchase something. Okay? And what did the profit slice of them teach us to avoid a shovel hot, doubtful matters, and some had a lot, you know, continue talking all that data, he said, there are two things that sink, every person, the two things that sink a person's spirituality, or their indulgence and shallot and their indulgence and shovel hat. Their indulgence in in desires, and their indulgence and shubo hats,
which are the duffel matters, okay, so those are the two things that sink every person spiritually. And here you have an example of you know, the Prophet sallallahu was set up, telling us warning us to be careful when it comes to the doubtful matters to be careful when it comes to the simple habits because of the impact that they can have on our spirituality. And that's, you know, what any one of those articles will tell you is in order to become a better spender, or someone with better spending habits, learn to research products before you buy, give them some time on the market, see how people interact with them, see how the reviews are. But now it's like, you know, you pre order things,
don't do your research and pre order things. So you know, that the next whatever is coming out, right, the next version of this is coming out, you want to get your name in there quickly. So research before you buy directly relates to the spiritual habit of avoiding doubtful matters. And some of the scholars they said that, you know, when you look at someone like, you know, honey flocking all the time, nobody thought he was brilliant for so many reasons. But, you know, his, his understanding is, was really, you know, pioneering he said, he was the father of milk, right? Everyone was dependent upon double hunico him a lot in some capacity when it came to this stuff. And
what was the amount of money for him on the left side before he became a puppy. Now money for him a lot of time, it was a brilliant merchants, but he wasn't just a brilliant merchant, you know, because he inherited a fortune. And he just took that to Java. And he started you know, that that cloth or that those garments, and he started to make money off of them, he had a particular eye for defects and garments. So he could tell when something was quality, where others could not so others could be deceived with the quality of a cloth. You know, luckily for him, Allah could not be deceived, he was very careful. And they said that he will attire that he would, he would look to the
edges when other people would ignore the edges. Most people when they would grab the garment, they fold it up, and they look at it. And they you know, they squeeze it a few times, they'd see if it wrinkles, whatever it is, you might want it for him. Allah would study the edges before he committed to buying environment. And so he was a very detailed shopper and merchant. And so a lot of what made him good. And his trade made him good and his scholarship as well. I can hold on to it. So that's the third thing researching before you buy and the connection that has to avoiding the struggle, avoiding doubtful matters. The fourth thing, avoid spending triggers, there are certain things that
trigger your spending, right? And what is the Prophet sallallahu wasallam teach us he taught us not just to avoid our triggers of spending but to avoid our triggers of sin. Right. And this is something that we find in the four hour that's a lot of shape on don't follow the footsteps of shape on the prophetic guidance to avoid environments that are likely to
To invite you to sin, the prophetic guidance to avoid Hanwha seclusion, you know, in a way that could lead you to sin to avoid all sorts of exposure to environments or things that would trigger your sin to study ourselves deeply from a Tesco perspective, to see what is it that leads me to a place of sin. And you know, obviously, you read it, you read, if you read through, you know,
yeah, or you read the summary of it. And then Josie
has been, or even Fidelis Mufasa. And housing costs have been,
when they talk about repenting from sin, there's a lot of emphasis on going back and trying to identify what triggered your sin in the first place, so that you can avoid those triggers. So for example, when Joseph Campbell Watada,
he said that if you are walking, and your garments get stuck on something, then you need to go back to where it got hooked, and take it off from there. Otherwise, you're just going to rip it. Right. So going back to the origin of what causes you to sin, as a means of understanding what triggers your sin. And so you know, all of those articles that talk about learning good spending habits, they emphasize learning what your spending triggers are. And then the fifth one, which is last but not least, practicing gratitude so that you don't always feel left out. A lot of times people buy things because they feel left out, right, everybody else has this. And so suddenly, you know, what they do?
own loses its flavor, it loses its shine, I need the next one. I need the next one. I need the next one. And what are the loss of Hannah Montana city, weather in Chicago from that as even if you are grateful, I will increase your perspective changes when you practice gratitude. So you learn to appreciate what you already have. And so you're not so stressed out about what you don't have. And so there's a direct connection between the slop people that purchase purchase purchase, they keep trying to fill the void, the emptiness with the next product, the next product, the fear of the fear of missing out the fear of being left behind where everybody else has gotten this, you know, they're
able to get over that because they're practicing gratitude with what they already have. So, these are five things that, you know, again, if you look at good spending habits, they tie directly into good teskey good spirituality and what would what would count as being from a bubble, or what would make us from above. Now, what is extravagance? remember Allah subhanho wa Taala did not define a slough here, or or stinginess here, so he didn't define extravagance and he didn't define stinginess, because a lot of this is left to good judgment, right? It's just like, if someone was to say, you know, what are good spending habits, what's a good amount of money that you should spend on
leisure that's going to differ from person to person, it's going to differ from circumstance to circumstance, to give a number, while it might be satisfying and might happen to work for some people, is not going to be healthy and productive, right? Because it's not going to fit everyone's circumstances and their situations. So in Islam, what counts as a slot and then what counts as to be, which is another level of extravagance? So according to Islam, in Islam, there are the clear elements of Islam clear elements of this extravagance, so they're in about divide them in the following ways. Number one, they say that to spend any amount and how long without giving them even
if it's $1, to spend any amount in unlawful ways, is a slough is a means of extravagance, okay? And that is the extravagance of the South with the idea that it is lawful and to see him right last pattern says, oh, goes say, Oh, my servants who have been extravagant is law for other unforeseen, okay, so to spend anything on how long anything, even if it's the smallest amount, that counts as extravagance, number two, there isn't that say to live beyond your means, even with things that are Hello, to live beyond your means, even with things that are hella, and this is where, you know, unfortunately, a lot of people fall, right. They live beyond their means. The greatest practice from
the Sunnah of the Prophet slicin is to live within your means. Okay, so people buy what they should not be buying. It's not it would not be as soft for the other person because the other person would not put themselves in debt. They wouldn't compromise their heads, they wouldn't compromise their self love. They wouldn't compromise what they owe their family for buying that car, but you would, okay. So live within your means even when it comes to things even when it comes to the things that are permissible. Number three, the scholars say to spend money in rights this way. So the first one was how long the second one was held up but overdoing it
The third one is to spend in South Africa, but not for the sake of Allah Subhana Allah, but for the sake of the people site, okay, so that would also be a form of Islam, because you're spending there, you know, when people buy clothes to show off, or people buy cars to show off, or people put on weddings to show off, I think, if we were to categorize this stuff, these days, weddings would, would fall somewhere in the top five, right? If you're trying to save money on on your wedding, and you know, you want to hurry up and rush to the states COVID-19 and, you know, we can't book a banquet hall, that photo that puts 11 hours just gonna have to do this the easy way, we're gonna
have to go this way, and save everybody a lot of money and save everybody, the headache of the wedding. Right. But, you know, in seriousness, right, you know, slough is, has a lot to do with how you want to be perceived by other people. And so the person that spends that over does it and have does it to project something, right. So the scholars say, then what then of a person that spends in southern using something that is noble,
but for the sake of an evil intention, right, using something that should be for the sake of a lost contact to achieve the same goal, as the person that puts on the fancy wedding and puts on you know, has the fancy car and has whatever it is just to be able to project something. So it would even be worse than if a person were to use sada which is a noble cause of spending, but spending not for the sake of a loss.
But spending instead so that you can be perceived in a certain way in the loss of parents how to protect protect us from all three of those things. Now let's talk about this balance a little bit further. Allah subhana wa tada says in suited to the slot, and I'm going to read it slowly inshallah Tada, so that you can visualize with me, why not touch it advocate Lula 1011 do not cause your hand to be fastened to your neck was outside as describing a person whose hand is fastened to the neck, obviously, analogy for for stinginess, and then Allah subhanaw taala says, Well,
good luck boss. And do not be a person who over stretches. Because if you stretch your arm further than you're supposed to, you're going to tear your muscles, you're going to tear your shoulder whatever it is, right? But a lot of times I says, Don't be like this. And don't be like this, okay, to where you're hurt yourself. And that is the example. It's a very powerful example that Allah subhanaw taala gives us about, about how we should think about our spending. And Allah Subhana Allah says, though, and swiftly Assad, Eliza just says verses 2627 at the quarterback Haskell well miskeen webinar savvy, what to do in a mobile arena can only one shell theme or cache binary, be heat
Capital One, okay? Lots of hands, what's Allah says and give the right give the right of your family. Okay, starting off with it going for about half. Start with your family, make sure that you're fulfilling the rights of the family upon what in the scheme webinars serve you. And the miskeen, the person who has destitute and even as Sabine said technically means the son of the street. So that would mean someone who's homeless and specifically a wayfare. Now the scholars say one of the scheme under the Soviet come together,
because sometimes in the Arabic language, like even with something like Islam and email, okay, so Islam, when it's used alone, versus when Islam and email are used together, when Islam in the manner in the same sentence that Islam represents the outward
expression of faith, a man represents the inward expression of faith. So they say when it comes to miskeen, I live in a suburb when they are used together. miskeen represents the poor person who is close to your neighbor or someone within your locality.
Someone that is struggling to pay their bills, and they're close to you physically. So they have a greater right upon them. And if Miss Sabine is, is the one who's traveling through so he's not from your town, he's not from your neighborhood, he's not from your locality, but he's traveling through and so, you know, allies with us and prioritize those that are closest to you in terms of your relatives, and then prioritize those that are closest to you in terms of locality, and then spend on administrative upon the one that is passing through. And Allah subhanaw taala says, What are two benefits of Viola and do not spend wastefully in numbers? the Drina cannot climb Sheltie barely
those who are wasteful and you know, the English language is slough and the VA will actually end up being translated the same way but they're very different which I'll get to in a moment. Charlottetown in ANOVA, leading and Canada one of sailing barely the wasteful are the brothers of the devils. What kind of shape on the lobby to Florida and barely the shape on was to his Lord, for his to his Lord. Care Florida angry
Okay, so what's the difference between a soft interview?
The easiest way to put it and this could be honestly a 30 minute lecture in and of itself. And I mean that right? If you were just to talk about the way they distinguish the slot from to be it, that's a hell of a lot. So I'm going to summarize as best as I can, inshallah time is slough generally, generally speaks to extravagance with that which is permissible. So it's not that the spending, or what you're purchasing is how long in and of itself, okay, so usually when a slot is used, it's referring to the purchase, or the spending in regards to things that are within the domain of Hello, but they're either stretching you or they are stretching the purpose of the huddle
to where it becomes questionable. So you're either stretching yourself too far, or you are stretching, something that has fallen in its nature, to where it's starting to, it's starting to find itself in the realm of the things that are impermissible either and what is sought through them, or something else. So V is exclusively spending an impermissible it's exclusively spending with or in things that are impermissible and what's the connection to the shape bond, and you know, the eye lens itself on the ISS, what kind of shape on We Don't be here for that the shape models, I'm grateful to his Lord. The connection is that when you use a laws near enough to dis obey Allah,
then you are likely to shape one. When you use a loss blessing to disobey Allah with it, then you are like the shape and that's how you become from the brothers, the siblings of the doubles because shape i'm used what a lot gave him
a power of position of prominence. He used those very same things that Allah gave him to disobey Allah subhanaw taala. So when you spend on things to disobey Allah, or you spend with things that you disobeyed and lost contact to earn, then you are like the one you don't need to fall off. What an ungrateful way to repay your Lord for His netmail. Right, what an ungrateful how ungrateful is it, that you use the blessing that Allah gave you to disobey Him with Allah. So that is the peak of ingratitude. And again, that's that's a very brief summary of a topic that I personally find fascinating between Islam and some of you. But that is again so Islam is generally speaking in the
realm of extravagance, permissible to view is exclusively in the realm of the impermissible and that's why it's tied to that according to most of the scholars. Now, let's start to define that Middletown. How do I really start to practice test skier with my spending? Well, first and foremost, it the
spending on your family a lot condensed stinginess with the same degree, that he condemns extravagance. And that's an important point that's often loss. Allah subhanaw taala does not say he doesn't condemn extravagance and then you know, dot dot dot somewhere down the line stinginess is also bad know, to be stingy with those who have a right upon you, is just as bad as being extravagance. Okay, so extravagance and stinginess fall in the same category. So spending on the family is the greatest reward. And the first recipients what's the connection to the servants of the Most Merciful? The first recipients of of mercy have to be your family? So if you're merciful with
the foolish but cruel with your family, what's the point? Right, we talked about how you deal with a jet, you don't deal with people on the outside that are rough and rude and don't you know, they really don't have any right upon you. They're just they're just annoyances, obstacles on your path back to a loss. Your family's not an obstacle. You don't just get to say sit down peace out to your family, every time you have an argument and treat them in a certain way know, your family is there they're not an obstacle. They're an essential components to getting ahead. Right, whoever around you, or whoever's around you a family or within access to your family, right? They're an essential
component. So drawing near to a loss of time, what time and so the first recipients of Washington have to be your family.
And the profits on why some of them he he says I love this
because it just shows how the profit slicer really reframed how we think about concepts like Suboxone and things of that sort. He said so a lot of are you seven are these are all the water and the natural and sustainable feasts of the villa was in our within our own ancestor who the macula was in our own subducted v under the skin was in our own and sucked or who are
the Prophet sly Southern gave these for the knobs. He said a dinar that is spent as a contribution in the path of Allah, the dinar that is spent to free a slave. The dinar that
spent on the needy, and the dinar that is spent on supporting your family. Okay, so he gave sly someone 40 knots once again to the dollar that is spent in the path of Allah de nada, that distance to free a slave, that the nada that is spent on the needy of the dinar that you spend to support your family. He sets the level it was some of them will have epsilon and levy and foster who is the greatest of them in terms of edges. The greatest of them in terms of reward is the one that you spend on your family. Of course, sometimes you combine the two, right? So you spend on your family in Sabah Ensler, it's Sabah, as well as charity, as well as maintaining the ties of kinship. That
does not mean by the way, that you that you feed the bad spending habits within family, okay, this means that you're not stingy, that you're generous and kind with your family. And that's something that we should practice in Charlottetown, we should see this rewardable. And let's face it, right, the the gratification that you feel when you put a morsel of food, in, you know, in the mouth of a family member, or you spend on something for a family member, the gratification is a very, it's very different than when you spend on charity, right? When you spend in charity. You know, it's clearly in the realm of education, and things of that sort. But the Prophet slicin taught us to have the
need to have the intention when we spend on our family members. And yes, by the way, that means they're atheists too. And no, please don't use this right now. If you're watching this together as a family to say, you know, this is why you should buy me that extravagant gift, right? Everyone should think about what extravagance looks like in their regard, but being ketene being generous with your family, and all of this is typically dictated by again, intentionally allow by custom and by by a person evaluating properly their own means and sometimes people are going to be unfair with this. Okay, but generally speaking, upholding the notion of Calum the notion of generosity with our family
members is extremely important and is a part of seeking the loss of pleasure is a part of being a developer whatnot, the first people entitled to the walk out of the walk none are the family members of Republic Okay, those are the first people that need to see that Washington and how does the profits license reframe this? You know, I'll give you a couple of instance inshallah Tada. So I didn't know you will possibly a long time and
he said that I felt ill during Mecca during the conquest of Mecca. And I almost died. So he felt ill and he almost died. So how about during fetish Mecca now? Side note how beautiful is it that sad will be low and live and he lived for decades after the Prophet slice Allah. And he took us down to China, of all places to coma, but sadly won't be allowed to and will fight he was going to die on the year of 30 years, you know, before the Prophet slicin and passed away so the Messenger of Allah slice alone came to visit sighs all the law firms were thinking that this is his side, little the law and thought he was done. So he said to the profit slice on the other side of the law, I have a
great deal of wealth, I have a lot of money. And the only inheritor I have is one doctor. Okay, I have my daughter to inherit from me. So should I will away all of my wealth, should I will away all of my wealth, and profit slicing them said no. He said that two thirds of my wealth the profits license said no. He said that half the profits license said no. So I said to the profit slice, I'm a third of a third and the prophets I send them said no. And then the prophets lie some stuff that flew with fuku kaseya a third and a third is too much. A third and a third is too much. Right and so called the law and he was surprised because the prophets lie some though. You know, he is someone
who calls to submit all the time I thought was to that he tells people to give in charity. The profits license himself of course being a profit of a lot.
You know, they don't leave behind
inheritance, right. They do not leave behind inheritance. Whatever they leave behind philosophical talk now philosophical was left behind from the profits is charity because no one can inherit from the profits. So Samuel the law and was surprised that the profits license is telling him despite him only having one person to inherit and he has a lot of wealth, profits licensing, a third and a third is even too much. So I will come on who was surprised so the prophets lie some of them said, If you leave your your inheritors without need, it is better, it is better than to leave them in poverty, begging from the people. Power to leave your inheritors without need is better than leaving them in
poverty, begging from the people that's not what not to your family. And he said indeed you do not spend anything on your family except that you are rewarded for it.
Even the morsel of food that you raised your spouse's mouth. And he said, all the longtime animal, I'd be left behind from my migration and the profit slice of them said that you will not be left behind after he and do and do righteous deeds, intending a loss of contrast pleasure, except that it will add to your elevation and rank, and perhaps will remain until some people benefit from you and others will be harmed from you. And then, you know, how long the profits lesson have made your app for,
for the extension of saddle the law on whose life and guess what saddle the law and to live for decades after the prophets like Selim, and took Islam to China, indeed, benefiting in a beautiful way, that that, that Islam, you know, as a whole, that the Islamic civilization benefited from the life of Saudi a lot of time, in so many ways, right? I'm talking about China, but the conquest of Persia, right under our football the long time he was the main commander, and the contributions of psychobiological are men. But the point being from the perspective of rebounds, none of the profits, I'm just telling sad, look, I flew caffeine, a third is too much. And that's the maximum. And, you
know, the spirit of that is that a person should think about their family, and that is part of honoring the loss, honoring, not just to show that to the family. Now, the last thing I'll end with in Charlotte, is what about Sadako? What about charity?
Because there's this question, can a person be extravagant with charity? Can a person go too far with charity? And the answer to that first, there's the obvious in the mercy of a loss of kind of what to have a loss of kind of what's out of though his right is greater than the right of anyone else, a loss of power to Allah tells us to prioritize the repayment of deaths before charity, in his in his costs of having more time. And so even which is the right of a loss of habitat upon us, if a person has an immediate death, not a revolving death, like you know, like a mortgage, I want of course, something that's that's being paid month by month but a debt that's due, the priority is
that you pay off the dangerous you pay off the debt first, don't put yourself further in debt, to go to Hajj or to to give Southern right your your best expression, will also kind of out is doing some of the other acts of Slavica that are not financial in their nature, right? service, volunteerism, helping people. But when it comes to your financial contribution, get rid of your deaths because when you live under your death, it's not good for anybody. It's not good for your spirituality. It's not good for your relationship with the loss of habitat, get rid of it because that is law not to write that is Ledeen, as we said, 60 minutes, stalks you. And so try to get rid of your death as
much as you can. So that's one way. There's also another thing you've heard the Hadith of the Prophet sly salon
telling, you know, asking us a habit to give. And I would like you to study for the last time who came and he, first of all, it'll be law and who came in and gave half of his wealth for the sake of the lesson how to add and you know, the profit slice instead, what have you left for your family and he told them half half of my wealth he also loved and then came back it will be a lot of time, and who gave all of his wealth and the profits license that what did you leave for your family and he said, Allah and His Messenger sallallahu wasallam. And the Prophet sly seven praised him for that.
It is important to understand that that is the exception, not the norm. The prophets like some actually would not let the companions give away all of their wealth and sell it to where it would harm their families. He knew that Obamacare will be a long time it will have a specific station with a loss of pounds on a mom a station of certainty. Okay, a station of certainty with a loss of Hannah Montana, that Rebecca will the law is not going to give all of his wealth away and then say what have I done and then mess it up or what people the law I hope was going to maintain the stability go to the marketplace turn again. And he was still being a good financial situation. And plus plus two
killer is to be truthful with a lot and a lot will be truthful with you who was more truthful with a love and so deep. Okay, so number back at all the line was I'm giving you everything else and a lot and then I've left a lot His Messenger slice of them that means he has full trust that he's going to go back and earn and he'll be fine. So I'll move back in with the Los Angeles needs exception. But you read the hadith of Galilee a long time I'm donating the gardens to the Prophet sly seven when he heard the ayah that's another little headsets and people remember to should mourn, that you will not achieve righteousness or the reward of righteousness agenda until you spend from that which you
love. Or the famous Hadeeth of cabin radical the long time from when Cavs Toba was announced. I wanted to give everything for the sake of Allah. What are the prophets like some say to both of them
He said, You know, you should leave something for your family profits, I'm told
that you should leave some that have been to those that are closest to you. He told capital the long time hold on to some of your wealth. Okay, don't, don't get so excited God gave the shirt off of his back because he was so happy to do to the Toba being accepted right in southern. So the Prophet Sly Stone told everyone other than Rebecca will be alarmed when a few others will have. Right. And you know, I'm not going to get into the scrutiny of those narrations. But we can certainly say that the exceptions were the prophets license allowing people to give everything the norm was the profit slice, I'm saying no, you should hold on to something, you should hold on to something. Okay? So
that is the way that the profit slice on recognize and emphasize the right of the family, and being balanced and reason as you reasonable as you get even for the sake of a loss of
not putting yourself in hardship. And so if you give tip, you know, only give half of your wealth, don't give all of it, you know, we want to be merciful. So don't give all of your wealth like electrical do loans out, I'm just happy to, you know, for the sake of loss. And I'm not I'm not serious, okay, so you don't have to give
for the sake of a loss.
But, you know, it's something for us to think about the right of the family. And especially as you penalize, we go into these last nights of Ramadan. And we're thinking about how we're going to spend ourselves, let's think about how we're going to spend on the people that are closest to us how we're going to show them our generosity and shout lots out and when we have the means. And again, let's remember that if a loss of habitat has limited our means, in this in this process, or in this period, let's think about other ways that we can show generosity to the people around us other ways that we can compensate with our character and shallots and everything else. So inshallah to Allah
with that, we'll go ahead and conclude. Again, I'm going to ask you, please keep me in your draft, my family, new draft, and so on, keep all of the team team members, many of them who are taking out of their own lesson nights right now, to make sure that I don't mess up the technology, make draft for them and their families that lost accounts, all of this as as a Southern Nevada for them in sha Allah. And I pray that a lot of except for each one of you as well. So I will see you tomorrow.