Sajid Umar – Leadership Part 5 Making Our Mark UK Tour
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This Lecture titled ‘Leadership’ is the second in a series of lectures conducted in the ‘Making Our Mark’ UK Tour. Leadership was a talk done in Bristol UK.
Sheikh Sajid highlights the importance of the qualities of a leader and focusing in on them and inculcating them into our lives, so that we strive to be excellent in all our roles and responsibilities be it as a parent, spouse, employer, child etc
Life lessons are extracted from the life of Rasulullah (saw) and the sahabah (ra).
Part 5 from ‘Leadership’ in the Making our Mark UK tour series deals with the core concepts and qualities of being a Leader, and these qualitites that were prevalent in the life of the sahaaba radi Allahu anhum ajma’een
Let's take the character of being humble.
He was the leader of the Muslims
Subhanallah my voice is actually feeling stronger.
Allah hates a cure when you talk about a lion is that also sal Allahu Allah
think we can leave the program for tomorrow in the next day.
He was a leader. He was a leader, even in character to Panama in humbleness. We know how he would spend the night looking after Medina.
And the case of the family that was camped outside of Medina, these stories need authenticating Allahu Allah but the scholars of Hadith when it came to matters that are fit to be placed in kotoba region, when they mentioned the aspects pertaining to people's lives. There was slightly less strict.
Strict when it comes to attribute in something Mohamed Salah Lavalle was on. So we can share the story right now.
The family that was camping outside Medina, and this female who was complaining about Omar that she has to face this difficulty because Omar is not doing his part and Omar is listening. And Omar goes to find out what's the story without mentioning his armor. And then Omar with his servant walks back to Medina, and collects foodstuff and collects firewood, and carries it back to her. And the servant says, Let me carry this firewood for you. And he says that we'll leave it, leave it for you will not carry my burdens on the day of pm.
This is the head of the Muslims. And here the head is like carrying his own firewood. And he lights the fire and he cooks the meal. And he feeds these people and leaves them to satisfaction. He leaves them at the point of satisfaction. And he tells his slave, you will not carry my burden on the day of the AMA let Omar carries leaders in character. The same Omar when they do knock this was open.
And he was called to come.
And the Sahaba told him Don't go and he said I will go and he walks there.
Allahu Allah. And I will obey the law and says to him because remember when he was walking, he got off his animal. And he took off his slippers and he placed it under his armpits.
Who do that today? Say People will laugh at us. People will laugh at us. But this was the norm at the time he did it. And he says don't do this. You walk into people who have certain standards, you are the leader of the Muslims. Don't do this. And Omar turns to him probably Allahu Allah. And he says to him, if somebody else said this besides you I would have
I would have disciplined him.
we are in people that Allah has given up because of Islam, that Allah in the law, not because of how we we our shoes, and whether we sit on the animal walk the animal incubator in this lab, we will give an honor because of Islam. As I said yesterday, the worshipping idols Omar says I do that I used to worship in one day it was made out of dates. And one day I was hungry I ate it.
This was the state and here
he acknowledges how Islam was the cause of
the humbleness. He tells about VEDA if it was other than you I would have discipline you. We are a people who have honored because of Islam. Whether the shoes on my feet are under my armpits Islam is with me. And this is what has brought us honor. This is what has brought us greatness. Not arrogance, not saying pride. We say this is what brought us honor, not arrogance. It made us humble Subhanallah bleed off the Muslims walking, pulling his ride with his slippers underneath his armpits.
They will lead as brothers and sisters in character
conforming to the Sunnah of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and the teachings of the Quran, they will lead us as well.
A story that comes to mind is a Baba karate Allah. He used to always ask his slavery slaves to bring some money or bring some food is to ask Where did you get this money from? Or from which money was the food prepared? And when they
began eating? So the slave told him that How come you haven't asked today where I got this from?
So he asked Where did you get it from? So
the slave says, from my work in the days of ignorance, when I
practiced fortune telling
Immediately abubakr have stopped and not only stopped, he placed his finger in his throat and vomited that food layer in conformance to Quran and Sunnah that we shouldn't eat Hara Abubakar was forgiven. It was a mistake. He didn't know what he consumed, but still he removed it from him that he should have any part of her arm which goes against the Quran and Sunnah as part of his life.
He vomited it out.
competing to be the best they will lead us in that as well. And there are countless examples for Allah subhanho wa Taala said a lot was said the Buddha said the code will economical Ramon Allah commands that we race and compete with one another in attaining good deeds in doing good deeds, and they're the ones who raise him towards Allah subhanho wa Taala they are the closest to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
We know that Omar.
He always used to compete with Abu Bakr why not the rest because Abu Bakr was seem to be the best in this regard. In the field of competing to be the best worshiper and Omar Abdullah one wanted to practice the hadith of Abu Salah Sharia law one election, he said that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that in matters of the dunya look at those who have less, but in matches of the look at those who do more. So he was looking at Abubakar, he wasn't saying Alhamdulillah I gave so much more than the rest of the Sahaba. So I'm good. No, he said, I have to look at the worker because he has a habit of beating me.
Imagine today we say well, you know at least I pray to demonstrate those other people don't
Or at least I pray I give some
people they don't do that.
At least No. Why are you setting the bar solo for yourself? Look at those who are doing more than you. This is from being a leader. And this is example from the lives of the convenience of the Allahu Allah Vegemite.
Papa one day comes and drops half his well in front of hundreds of Allah Allah. And Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says Jamar, what have you left at home? And he says I've left an amount similar to the amount which I gave you, meaning I've given about half my wealth. I split my wealth into half an intro today hamdulillah I'm going to beat
half half of my wealth, and then comes over from the Allahu Allah and drops as well. And Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says Yeah,
what have you left at home. And he says I've left at home nothing but the name of online is.
And this is a lesson that is not a case of how much but percentage wise. So lesson
could have given more even in a month. But let's say a person is worth $10 and another person is worth $100. And the person was $10 gives $10 and the person worth $100 gives half of it which is 50 percentage wise, the first person gave 100% to ally.
And percentage wise, the other person will get 50% for example, but the crux of it is Abu Bakr could have given more in terms of percentage or in terms of reality.
But he left at home, nothing but the name of a lion is rescued meaning to heat and the again and racing for that big agenda that we will give this matter of the denier and a law provides and we will be fine. It should outline Abu Bakar was a businessman we're not saying become people who leave our family starve that homeless. And we spend everything in the part of Atlanta we saying that Allah subhanho wa Taala says Tony laughable when it when it comes to spending a massive spend that which is extra to your requirements. So they will lead as when it came to spending in the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala and competing towards Allah subhanho wa Taala. So brothers and sisters in a
nutshell, we've shared many words and the crux of it is we are leaders. We are demonstrators, we are trendsetters. It is our right to be the best. It is our right to show and not be shown. And we need to ask ourselves now and now. Are we people who show or are shown what is our position right now? Have we lived our lives closest to the aspirations of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam regarding us or not? Have we lived our lives with the wonderful boundaries that Allah subhanho wa Taala has declared for us or not understand the mathematical law highly. He said that our nation will not fix itself except if they use that which fix the first general
The generation of the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu may understand this brothers and sisters, and understand that they will hire Almighty reject leanness, they were the best of people, and we can be the best of people. When we stand up and take what is ours. Again, I'm saying it doesn't have to be in the microwave, but it can be in the microwave. We all have our capacities. But are we the best in those capacities? Are we emulating Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and emulating the Sahaba of the Allahu Akbar Vegemite. I leave you with these questions. And I leave you with these words. And I thank Allah subhanho wa Taala, for granting me strength to share these few words with you. And I
pray to Allah subhanho wa Taala that these words, inspire, change, inspire change, that the community of Bristol each and every one of us here become better people in and of ourselves, as well as better people for the sake of our communities. Right?
There has to be action It can't be that we came and we heard a talk and that was it for Allah subhanho wa Taala will now question us This speech is evidence either for us or against us. It is for us if we had it, and we did something with it. And it is against us on the day of piano if we heard it and left it because we have no excuse now. No one can see I didn't know and no one can say we weren't told you Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive our mistakes and inspire us to be the best. I mean,
I love y'all for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and I pray that Allah subhanho wa Taala brings me back to your wonderful city and to this wonderful Masjid many many a time to see your wonderful faces Masha Allah, Allah for your for the sake of Allah, everything corrected is from Allah subhanho wa Taala and he's perfect at any mistakes or for myself and Siobhan and I seek Allah subhanho wa Taala has forgiven us, sal Allahu wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad while and he was so happy
to have a language of the Subhana Allah homotopy having taken a shadow Allah in Thailand, the structural corner to be like Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh