A Changed Individual A Transformed Ummah

Said Rageah

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So Hannah hautala states in his book, surely, Verily,

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Allah will not change the condition of a people or nation

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until they change

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themselves.

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Now,

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there are conditions

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for change to happen.

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And for our laws to allow that change,

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you have to have two things. One,

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that burning desire

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of wanting change,

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you want to change,

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then you must have that you have to have that it is must, that a person has to desire the change.

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I mean, it is very, very difficult

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for a person to change when he sees himself that he doesn't need to change when he thinks he doesn't need to change. And when he doesn't have that desire of change, that how are you going to change?

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So, our

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desire change must be the first.

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The second thing is what if the law is

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the effort

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that will put forth in the law here is a condition that

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will not change

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the condition of the people and tell you how you may be unforeseen.

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So, the chain has to come from us. I mean, I know a lot of brothers, the wish for change. They don't want to do an effort, they don't want to come out and say I want to change, I want to think that in a positive steps, I want to be a change person, therefore, I will strive to achieve that goal.

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But what do we do?

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We like to blame other people, oh, this king is not doing this, that queen is not doing that this governor is not doing this, that person is not doing this. The reason that the conference is successful is because I was there and the reason the conference not successful because they did

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things wrong.

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So he always likes to shift the responsibility and put it on someone else.

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Therefore the chain if they want change, if they want the oma to change, then the king has to change force.

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We don't realize that these people are there because of our

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man, whether they good or bad. A lot would not appoint the person.

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If we have the right attitude, if we have the right intention. If we have we are on the right path that will not happen to the people.

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In other I Allah subhanho wa Taala call Veronica be unknown Maha Lamia como a urine net, mutton Anoma Harada

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you may be unforeseen.

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You say Allah will never remove will never change and nerima that he gave to a people, a bounty that he gave to a certain people until most people reject the name.

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You know, don't think

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that. Listen.

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The reason that the condition of the oma is this way

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is because the Western societies are doing better than us. And it's not the case. The cases we had.

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We are the busing for Milan are we turn our backs to that blessing. And we turn our eyes and ears from that. And we said we don't want it.

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Not so much a statement but in our actions.

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So life's telling you, I bestow upon you this NEMA of Islam.

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I favor you over other nations. Come to hierro Martin.

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I mean, you didn't come out and gentlemen to the stage and say, Hey, this is this is us. But Allah gave you that authority.

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Allah allow you to do this. But at the same time What happened? We turn our faces away from the dean. And we said this gene is no good. Let us find something else. So if we really want to change, the chain has to come within us. It has to come from inside. I mean, I, you can't revive a dead body. You can't move that heart.

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Now if What if it

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wouldn't have been the last one?

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When

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the kings or when the Muslims were

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attacking or put a siege, on mercy, the laughs and Palestine.

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You know what the Kufa would they said,

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they said, We will not give the keys of Mr. afsa, except to a man that we have his description in our books, and none of you. And he's talking to the Sahaba. He's talking.

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He's talking to us, they talking to Java, they talking, these individuals say none of you fits that description. Therefore, the keys have the most of them, wouldn't that be yours. So they thought to themselves in this one lie, the only one who can fit this description can only be wrong.

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So the sun

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to the ameerul momineen, from the city of Medina, the city of the Prophet and they said, Listen, we have a situation you better come and deal with it.

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And you say to your servant,

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of scope, you have a job to take care of, we have we have work to do.

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But Herman will

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be a long one

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was a just ruler

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was a man who was concerned

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about every step that he takes.

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It was a man

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who, with counties his statements, and then filter them later on. And then so what did I mean by this was just for a law for someone else. And then the man when he realized he has to travel and take his servant, and he has nothing, there was no entourage, there was no people to support and he had nothing about a camel to travel with, and a servant. So he said to sermon, you will take you will ride the camera, I will drag the camera, I'll resize this portion of the foot on when I finished that you get off the camera, I'll be on the camera, and then you'll be set the same amount of Hold on. And then after that, both of us will walk and we allow the camera to rest.

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Because a lot would ask us about the cam.

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At the end of life to the city, almost it's an axon

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must be the axon which

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has 17 different paths on install. And he has his his his stick that he used to cure the disease of the individuals and he is dragging the camera and the servant is riding the camel. And then he says he

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had wasana

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here, get let me get down from the camel. So the people will see you and drag the camera and he looks at him and say Alison

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isn't your turn.

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He won't be yours.

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I wonder why the cam

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so

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the people from the church to Christian

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and the Army's shooter he's sad whenever he was

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asked about Java and hard I mean you're talking about heavyweight champions. You're not talking about this guy and that guy. We're talking about a people in a high caliber

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and they all got together

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Panama

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amirul momineen

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is this is the way that you're gonna receive the keys of the Mr. lochsa Yeah, I needed more money, but something better on

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and then he made a statement and he said

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one law he taveta level hayrack upon

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it anyone other than us that that is stating our

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own as a law in Islam. We are people who are

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Honor, because of Islam from

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Allah, and we seek on some respect in any other way, in any other fashion in any other methods that are law will displace us. And then the people from the church when they saw him

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wearing the symbol foam, and his thought was so sure of the half of his gift, and then he's dragging the camel. And they said, well, ally, this is the man that we have is described in our book. Colin manaakitanga. How come

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dunya Amartya

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s.

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Now,

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laying down the foundation of the rich telling us

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the only thing that needs to be concerned is about Islam.

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Now is what

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what do we do?

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To change ourselves?

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The first thing,

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first thing that we need to do, I mean, I'm not talking to your neighbor, I'm talking to you. And I'm talking Listen, I'm talking to myself, because my ear is closer to my mouth than yours. I'm talking to us don't think the brothers talking to my neighbor, or the brothers talking to the system sitting next to me, I'm not talking to anyone other than you.

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The first thing that we need to make is we need to acknowledge there must be a change, the change has to take place.

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The acknowledgement of that is the first step. If we keep denying the illness, there will there is no cure.

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And this is important. And it comes

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Well, let me look into myself. Before I ask what the man is doing this, why the sheriff is doing this, why the king and the queens of the prison and the government. I do this. What about myself.

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So if you look into yourself, and you make the change.

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There was this young man, and I'm telling you this story because most of you are young.

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This man by the name I leave in a

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hurry.

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I'll give you introduction of this young man.

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His father

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was a king.

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His way his grandfather is a king was a king.

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His great grandfather was a king. So he was from a ruling family.

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From the day that he opened his eyes, he had as they say he had a golden spoon in his mouth.

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I mean, he did not go through any hardship. He didn't have to work upon anything. Everything that he asked for was his, his young man

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sitting in his palace

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and the palace, this is from doing a Basia of an abacus was a unique, you know, we paint our houses or palaces with a normal pain. But for them sometimes sometimes they used to pay you with gold and silver. And when the sun rises, that people will have to say, Whoa, what is happening? The sun is rising from the west.

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When the sun hits the color of that powers,

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the people will say Subhanallah

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What a beautiful building.

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This young man, Rahim Allah uses commerce sit in the balcony and sit down. Watch the people right next to the river. You know, the beautiful scenery so beautiful. I mean, nowadays you cannot purchase that land. You cannot even think about it. And then he sits here. And at the same time he looks, you know, he's looking at the people in the marketplace. And one day

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he noticed something different.

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He notice

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this hammer here, a carrier, what he does to handle the job of a man, if you're not familiar with what he does is you buy something from the store and you don't want to carry this around. So what do you do you pay someone to carry these things to your house. Imagine you go to novels and you do your shopping and you don't want to carry this bag shopping back and what do you do?

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You call him that nowadays you call a cab.

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You find a taxi to take you there

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This is his job.

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At that time, he was the lowest

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level

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or the lowest Java person can ask for.

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But he noticed this man, he's unique. He's not a normal person. Early in the morning, he's there. He's working left to right. He's trying to serve the people. He's trying to do his best. And then the time of solitude comes, and he drops everything. And it goes to the into the river, and it makes a wall over there. And he prays to rock

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and he concentrate on his Salah, because his hearts as attached to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And his work is not it is not his master, but its message.

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He wants you to love with sincerity. So what he does, he goes in

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and makes, and he comes back to his job.

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Every single day, he does the same thing.

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Every single day.

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And then he comes back, he walks up to Serato.

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And then after Serato

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he makes Judo and he goes to the masjid. And he finished the sell off. And then he goes to the marketplace. And he buys this dry bread. And he goes back to the river once again. And he did that bread into the river. And he makes a wet and he eats that simple, simple, simple bread. And then he lives down there, take a nap. And then after the Navy comes back and start walking again, after selecting

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the routine of that individuals unchangeable.

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He doesn't change.

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So there's a need, and even sitting from above, looking at the condition of this person. He say, let me ask myself, is that man happy or not?

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So he decided to interview this young man.

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He called him and he said, he sent us a call.

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Center sort of the annuity when their

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soldier is asking for you got the money? What do you mean? isn't what you have to do with Duncan, I don't want to see him in a corner.

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To your mind that I need is asking you to come to his house, his powers and you reject an invitation.

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I don't have a need for that.

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He said you must come.

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He came to the polish.

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And he's stood in front of me

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and said What is your job?

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Done? You said, Antasari. Are you happy?

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You see an hamdulillah

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I'm the happiest person

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he sat in

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Why don't you come in? live with me?

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And I'll take care of you.

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But I don't want

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he said Is there anyone who will reject such

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as he said Why would you reject my invitation? He said because if I lived with you My heart would turn into a stone into a rock and my connection with Allah will never be will never be the same.

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And then I'm you said

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you rejecting you reject living in this beautiful palace. And you rather do the Parana

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is it tell me your schedule is amazed. COVID is what he has saw. Except

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at the salon.

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I go to my house. I buy food for my wife. And my sister. My wife was blind, and my sister who cannot walk and I buy food for thought for them. And then I go home and this is the ultimate joy. So then he said at the end of the day

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Do you need anything? He said yes. And then he now he can serve this man. And so what do you need to leave me alone?

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Leave me alone. I mean, I don't want I don't want your wall. Just you know, leave me be be who I am. I am so happy being single person. Allow me to live my life.

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And he let him go

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and the knee

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when the man left

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He went back into himself on this point. And he said, Is there a space for correction? Can I correct myself? You know, do I need to correct myself. And he came to the conclusion that if I want to be a servant of a law, actually not live the life that I'm living. So he stepped out a step down from his powers. And he wrote a letter to his father and his father, I am in a better place, do not look for me.

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And he left the palace. And he moved away from the city. And he started working as a handyman. Exactly like that person, living simple life like that man. And then he at the time of his death, he came to the man that he used to work for, and he said, Listen to the man he used to live with. He said, I am the son of a moon, I am the son of the ameerul momineen color, this is a biggest lie that I've ever heard is a no, take this ring until my father, I indeed found happiness.

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I indeed, I found.

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So if we don't think that there's a space for change, we will never change.

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The second thing that we need to do, what if we learn if we want to change is

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to

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make a goal for ourselves?

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Didn't have

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you want to change? What do you want to be

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changed to one?

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How much are you want to achieve?

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You know, what do you want to do? You have to examine yourself and then said well, this is where I am right now. inshallah next year, I want to be at that point. So you set that goal for yourself. setting a goal is the most important thing. If for example, you have a sister Mashallah, you are struggling to get together and you have a really stinky job, you show your ears Mashallah. And then you say, Well, I know what I'm doing is wrong, but inshallah by the end of the year, I want to have full hijab and then you say, Okay, now I have a job, but I'm still wearing a tie jeans and tight clothes. So inshallah my goal is I know what I'm doing is wrong, but I need to get there inshallah

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soon so next year by this time, I want to wear jeans.

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Yes, but again, these two points are important. One, you have to acknowledge there's a problem. I mean, if the sister wearing Hijab we call it stingy or we call convertible Mr. You know, they always push back and they show you you know, that they have nice here Mashallah. And every time you somewhere reasonable and they put it back and then there's no, they pull it off. Now

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it's funny well, like some of the sisters is funny and I'm not getting I'm not getting all the keys but it's fine. I was a sister as I said, sister, you know, she had a nice she's wearing earrings and she wants to show up. So how does she wear the hijab? She put all around the ears so we can see an Asus sister You know

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I think you should cover your ears as you said what you

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assess in

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the lab but don't you feel this cold breeze hitting your ear and you can feel that I know the ears are nice but he got to cover them you know he cannot display your beauty like this. If you want to change they make a goal they say okay this is what I want to be brothers Mashallah some of them are still struggling with their beer

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and we have the same shoes every time or brother say you know i know it should I know I was keeping the that I asked the barber just to trim a little bit from it and all I everything was gone. A man I next time I won't do it. It is the same old shoes every single time. And then you see the performance what happened man the same guys made the same mistake as a Masha Allah. And I don't think she's the scissor or the It is you who have a problem. And then they have this little tiny, tiny line and they made anything you need a microscope and you say brothers, you know, you talk about the sun path is the sun and they say rather like this.

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And

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talking about this is not a fear, you know, it's like a lion of a god.

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And you understand all of the signs of human Piana that men will shave their beer, they will trim it so light like that. You see the little bag, the line that the middle line on the back of a pigeon or sort of lines, the lines. That's how

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You're gonna do, and this is the sign of Yama, Yama. So if you want to achieve that, you go set Hamdulillah, I'm gonna pass that this is not me.

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So we must learn how to do this, you and I, we want to know what we want. And then from that point, we say, that is the goal, that is the end of the tunnel, I can see the light from here, I can achieve that. And you always focus on that. And regardless what happens, you always concentrate on your goal, and say my goal is to do this. My goal is to memorize attenders at the end of the year, I'm going to do this whoa la you can do with because I know a brother who used to memorize six pages of on per day.

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Why? Because he had a goal that he has to memorize the Quran by the end of the year, the first thing that we also

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need is

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to learn how to

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now you, you acknowledge the mistake issue the problem, you set the goal, how are you going to get there?

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How are you going to get there?

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I mean, some of the brothers Mashallah, what do they do? They buy a CDs and they lay down in the bed and say, well, brothers don't bother me. I'm seeking knowledge. You just want to smack those brothers. Really, you know, if my father You know, my mother was still alive, I hang on law, she was a give me the shift, she give me the shoe. I'll show him how to seek knowledge. You should give me the shoe well, like, you know, you're laying down on you want to become a student of knowledge. I mean, you relaxing and you want to become a cylinder symbol because you listen to a CD or a tape.

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How do you want to do it?

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Do you want to go to summer university? Do you want to sit under a teacher? Do you want to study online? You know, what book to start with?

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What books to avoid? What is the first subject that you should study for first?

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And then how to get there is the problem. A lot of young people Mashallah he said rather said I'm determined, I'm going to do this he shall I say, Allahu Akbar, how are you going to do it?

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He said, I don't know.

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I said, you have no clue. Are you gonna do it? He said, No, no, I was hoping that Allah will bless me away. I said, that isn't how law works. And I love that it's so easy to do this. But the sooner you come up with a plan, you do the effort, and along will guide you and say, I'm going to make a chair of the seat of Mancha. Therefore, I'm just going to walk through the machine and say, Listen, I'm making a scene later on the city of Medina. No, what did he do?

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He said, You

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can the cameras ready? Your robot can get someone to show us the way we can hide. Yeah, he can sleep on like that. There was a plan. There was no there was a

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there was a plan to do. How are you going to do?

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And yet he was giving the glad tidings that his humor will be in the city of Medina. And he will complain is Jean going there?

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Yet he had to show the oma that you got to do the actual work, and Allah will help you. I mean, what would you do? If their brother says, I'm looking? I'm looking for a wife? Say Mashallah.

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Wow, what are you doing about that?

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A juicy session.

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He said, there's no scissors as to how he can help you. You know, you have to have a way out, you got to pan. He got apart. You just don't sit on the middle of the road and say, you know, I want my check to come here.

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You know, you don't

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have the life of the

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kid.

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When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam passed away. He grabbed a friend and said, Listen,

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let's go and study and see how you're gonna study. He said, we gotta learn from the Sahaba was still alive. He says, who would listen to you when you have the rest of the Sahaba who would listen to you.

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He did not care what that young man said. Oh, that little boy. But he took the steps and he used to sit in front of us a hobby that he wants to learn from in front of his house. Imagine in the middle of the desert he taught me about the city of Medina is so hot, some hand in love. If you'd leave something outside that is passing the mouse. As a matter of fact, if you leave a glass, it will melt and I've lived my bus in the middle of the day. He will go to the house of Sahabi and he will sit outside and

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does is he hitting his face and the wind and dragging all this does and he will be sitting. And he'll that's how he comes out of his house willingly

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when he sees this little boy sitting in front of his house is covered by the with the with the dust and the throb, and it's so hard. And he's so Panama, if

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the cousin of the pub in front of my house, you should have asked me, I will come to your house.

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I should come to knowledge, I should come to n, I should come to n. And you learn. He learned how to do it. Until one day that man, the little kid who said over listen to you, he came to a machine and the people standing up because there's no place to sit. And he said man, and they said this is a chef and he looked and said

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that is a bus that is the man that made fun of him had I listened to him I would have been in state today.

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So we have to know how to do this.

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The other thing is what if he left or the fourth thing is patient

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and determination.

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You have to be determined.

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You have to

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if you want to learn this gene, for example,

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you know,

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you should be determined, you should be focused, you should know that you want to learn this gene, regardless for the prizes. Well, I am not exaggerating. When I went when we went to sit in the after school. We used to chase the runner man. I remember some of the shield wanted to give me a face for months.

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Why? Because the chef wants to see as you deserve this novel. Are you a person who deserve to carry this knowledge alive? We used to sit, we go to his house. We travel with him wherever he goes. And he would not talk to us. He said what is the first one and he will not give us the photo? But because not because he wants to hide in but he wants to teach us how to be serious students.

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Now, if you're not determined, you say, this man's arrogant he's concealing his hiding knowledge. How don't want to learn from such a person? You know? And nowadays, we have the travel traveling to us coming to us teaching us and we don't learn. We're not gonna come to 11 o'clock because it was too It's too early.

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Yeah, but if we have a basketball game, what are you gonna wake up?

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You're gonna pray that you never prayed before.

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Well, are you gonna come? Come at the message. This is five o'clock, we're gonna leave at 530 everybody's at the mercy of Mashallah.

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Why for basketball before? No. So you have to be very, very serious. If you want to learn and like a simple things, Train yourself.

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That if you pray 14 days, 40 days, if you pray salata, gentlemen, for 40 days, you don't Mr. Pearson, and you don't waste your time when the technology is taking place. If you do this for 40 days, or five daily prayers, you pray in congregation and it plays out the drama has been held not in you don't say Oh, my shotgun, my wife and my three daughters 100

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No, that's not how it works. We're talking about you for 40 days.

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And your plan is if I achieve this, then I have two things to be rewarded with. Number one, I lost myself and

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then Allah subhanho wa Taala will take my name out of the list of them whenever you can, and I will never be munafo. The second reward that I will get is I will be saved from the punishment of the great rewards. Now how many of you can do this 40 days, make sure you don't miss security for 40 days.

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Now if you can't make it, she can do 14 days for Salah you know do you think you can last your last going in for six, seven years to seeking

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and some of the people they don't understand this and this what you need to do is start with the little things and go from there. Now the second thing is you need to understand if you are patient within you will see the reward of that because if you give yourself to n n will give you some back but if you don't give yourself 10 and will not give you anything and you need to have the tough one because Allah subhana wa tada said, What to allow you to come

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Love and have the tough overload of fear Allah, Allah, Allah subhana wa, tada will teach you.

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The fifth thing is

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to not be negative,

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always positive.

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You got to be positive.

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And stay away from those who are negative.

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You know, you have to see it differently.

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I don't know how many of you ever watch or participate

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in a marathon?

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See, when everybody for the first time at the beginning, everybody wants to run, right? I mean, everybody is running with full speed, full energy, but are they in how many people make to the end?

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Not too many.

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You would have so many young people, maybe today, brothers and sisters, all of them wants to do the same thing. They want to go full speed, they want to achieve what they want to achieve. But listen,

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listen, how many people come to me,

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maybe to hear one or two or three.

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Because it is a long journey.

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But you got to focus.

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You know, this is the again, you got to see at the end of the tunnel, he says some kind of law, that is the lights, I'm going for that.

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And you avoid

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those people who will hinder you, or slow you down. If you just focus imagine, and I'm using a wild imagination here. Just imagine this, imagine you have the audience and all of them cheering up for you, and Mashallah, you're in full speed. And you see the people and his other believers, consider those people cheering for you on the moon, meaning they all say keep going, keep going, go, go go. And you're there. And you have the motivation, and you have the strength. And every time you slow down, you see another group say, keep going, do not stop. These are the believers. And you have between in this in between, at the end of the line, and you have individuals who's calling you Yeah,

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I'm the law, you're almost you're saying keep going anything, some kind of law that could be, that could be heroin, that could be solid, that could be I adore him. And these are the prophets of Allah, and they already made it, I have to go there, they already established they already done, it is my turn now.

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I mean, you focus your running as hard as you can. And you just keep on giving you the energy that you need, because they help you want to help you.

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You know,

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but you have to learn.

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You have to learn how to lose weight. And I'm not talking about this way. I'm talking about weight, in a sense that anyone who slows you down, can lose.

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It could be your child, it could be your wife, it could be your son, it could be a brother, it could be someone that is close to you, it could be a negative friend, you know, you'd have to get them lose, lose cancer trade.

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You know, don't entertain these individuals. Don't be concerned about them

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can stay on the goal, you keep going. And remember, our workers have already made it

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is already sitting there. The Sahaba all ahead of us, you got to catch up with them.

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So these people when they slow you down, you gotta get rid of them. You gotta say some kind of law, you know, I have no time for you yet to say,

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No, I have no time for you. I was listening to one of them. And he said this young man, he got married, and his wife, first night after the other. I'm sorry, at the time of

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the brother. We used to pray for him. And then at the time, she said, this is your wedding night.

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Relax. So you relax.

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And Mr. Family for the first time. And he This is his first night with his wife.

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And they just before so nothing was called.

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She said it is your wedding wedding day. Just pray at home today.

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He won. And he went out of the house when he ran out of the house and wants to the minister and he came back and he said listen to me.

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Khurana hydrography in law, there is no good in the wife or hinder me from the way over law. Whether you change your attitude or out of my house out of my life.

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From that day, that young lady she used to wake up

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Her husband for pmla

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he got a lesson in hardware, sometimes they have to learn.

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So what do you do, you have to understand if you cannot change them. And this is another mistake that we make, especially young brothers, here 100 Allah, Allah guides him to Islam, he comes to the masjid. And he's think that this man is so high, he wants to go back and bring up those people. And then he makes mistake. And this is the last point, he makes a mistake.

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Why these people would slow you down?

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No,

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you gotta learn how to how to cancel trade, you got to learn how to get rid of this people. And if you're not ready, then hit the brake. You know, let these people learn, and know that you're determined. And you really want to do the right thing.

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And this is the last point if What if you left or the one before last point, if you are that person, when you achieve what you want to achieve, when you get to what you want to go, now come back to the bottom of the society or your friends and pick them up.

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Pick them up, you know, let them learn. You strong now you can carry the weight now like earlier?

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Yeah. You know, you've been working out. You know, you've been doing your homework. Now your Eman is strong.

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Your fitness physically able to do this. And you bring them back to where they belong.

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Now guess what if you learn

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when you do this, and you are that change individual. Imagine if everyone sitting next to you have the same attitude. And they do the same change.

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There is a we have 20 of you today.

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They did they take this point and say I'm gonna apply this. And don't be like the rest of the Muslims. Most of the Muslim lie to them is like a jacket or a shirt. They listen, listen, listen, when they get on what they do. They live there, they live there in white on the chair that they were sitting on? No, take this with you go with and see how can you change your community. If you find a view from the same message.

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And you apply this, and you work on it, and you do your own daily, and you recite your your portion of the day, and you do your sooner and you learn your end? Imagine a year or two how many people you can change?

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How many people

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you know, I don't know there was no

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there was a little brother, a Jamaican brother,

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who in the city of Toronto,

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who's in hand a lot. You know, he used to sell jobs and things like this. And what did he do? And hamdulillah Allah guided him? And then what did he do? He went back to those people who used to sell drugs to them, and he bought them to Islam.

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And you see this little man, this little young man who has no much not much knowledge, he is doing so much work.

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Why because he is with his limited capacity was able to do now, if you are the change person, then the condition of the oma will change. Remember there are certain advantages are the lower, he only moved two years and few months, six, five for seven months with a base base of a constant different elevation. But you know how much change that he made.

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He started with himself and he changed his lifestyle. And then he changed the people. Yes, you know that ameerul momineen you may not have the authority of changing any way everyone but you can make the change.

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In The City of Calgary we have a brother of one single brother, Allah guided him. Now all his family are Muslims.

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We have a single brother in my mustard.

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Who Allah guarantees Islam, and he's working with the rest of his family and every day you have a new person coming to the masjid.

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Now, if you are changed person, then everyone else around you will change. But you have to remember

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you could be

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a branch from a dead tree.

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A life branch from a dead tree and that could be your family. That can be your community.

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The only branch that is alive is you

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and it is your responsibility to revive the whole tree

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emerging

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and sometimes you see other way around you see a beautiful tree a family of a man and they have that little kid that branches dead who has no D no faith but you want to walk all the way around?

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If you're from that beautiful tree and everyone is green and every single branch of the tree is green, then what do you need to do is work

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on the people around you have a tree is dead then reviving

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work on the people.

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So I'm not gonna suggest all of you to read the biography of Omar bin Abdulaziz or Dr. Mohan last year what if he left which is the last point

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you can only do this and I say this three times by the way you can only do this if you ask Allah to help you.

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You must seek the help of a law er cannot

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sustain it is the law we

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were either set

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or the standard

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as a law alone

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in the middle of the night

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with sincerity get up Stand up for your Allah guide my friend yeah Allah guide my parents young law guide my wife yeah Allah she's been watching too much movies she's been costing me a lot yeah Allah save me some money and stop maker stop watching this stupidity.

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Welcome that is staring below. And don't give up. Don't say well I I can do this by myself

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is staying below. Allah subhanho wa Taala what helps you a lot would help.

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A lot lie. If you put your trust in Allah, Allah will never disappoint. So what if in law,

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what law is the more like what Allah said in his book is true.

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And Allah said, in the La, la euroma, bukhan, Hatha Yoga, you must be unforeseen, that Allah will not change the condition of the people, unless people change their condition. Therefore, let's recap what we said. The seven points that we mentioned number one is that you have to acknowledge that the changements must take place. The second you have to have a you have to have a goal you have to have, your goal must be fixed. Number three, you have to have a plan, how to get to that goal. And number four, you have to be determined and persistent. Number five, you got to be away from the negativity and stay with those people who are positive will always encourage you to do good things. And number

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six is a loss after you achieve what you want to do, then yes, after the achievement you may return and help those who are in need. And number seven, ask Allah subhana wa tada to help you in your journey. May Allah Subhana without a warrior for listening Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh