Channel: Saad Tasleem
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Is there such thing as doing too many acts of worship? You are watching hashtag asleep.
Before I answer that question, let me share a story with you. This is a story of two companions of the press, set them up with delta and Sandman.
Sandman went to the house of Abu Dhabi. And he knocked on his door and the wife of Abu Dhabi, she answers the door and send me notices that she's wearing shabby clothes. And so he asked her if everything is okay. And she says a whole caboodle de les Salah, who has written for dunya he she says your brother, I would love that he has no desires or wants from this life. And so without a doubt he comes home a little bit later Sandman waits for him. And as they sit down with them that makes them food for Sandman and Sandman or the laughter and he notices that that is not eating of any of the food himself. And so he realizes that up with that is fasting. And so Sandman says until
you break your fast, I'm not going to eat my food, meaning I'm going to wait for you to break your fast and then I will eat with you. And then the nighttime comes and Sandman will be allotted and he notices that I would do that in the early part of the night. He's about to get up and pray for me and said man tells him to go back to sleep. And then some more time passes and their dad's about to wake up again to pray and say the man tells him Go back to sleep. Then the last parsh portion of the night or the last third of the night comes and then send man both get up and pray. In the morning time. Sandman says to Buddha he says yes, he says yeah, but after that, he says in nearly Arabic
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was in FC gallega the athlete couldn't let it happen. He says oh I would have done. He says most certainly your Lord has rights upon you. And your family has rights upon you and your knifes you meaning you have rights upon yourself. So give each party their due rights. And now this hadith this statement was actually taken to the prophets. I said them someone went to the person and said you know what Sandman said this to a Buddha. And the Prophet said a lot I send them he replied laqad sada person man, he said most certainly send man has spoken the truth. Now what is happening in this hadith. In this narration, we learned that it is possible to do too much when it comes to the acts
of worship or less patriotic meaning we should constantly strive to attain that balance. When is it too much. Our acts of worship become too much when we start neglecting other people's rights amongst them ourselves. So we have to make time for our obligations and our responsibilities towards our family, spending time with your family and your kids and so on and so forth. Also, you're nuts Do you have rights upon yourself, if the acts of worship of Allah subhanaw taala are coming at the expense of you taking care of yourself, then it is possible that you have gone overboard. So our goal is to find that balance between our acts of worship, the rights of trying to honor our
obligations towards our family, our friends, our community and all of that, and also ourselves, meaning we need to take time out for ourselves to relax, to rest, to have fun, Yes, you heard me correctly, to have fun. Sometimes we need to take out time to have fun because that is what we owe to ourselves. And we ask Allah, Allah to grant us this life of balance the life that the companions of the press seldom sought, and the life of the prophets that I send them himself lived. And Allah Subhana Allah knows best. Until next time in sha Allah, Allah Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh