07 – The Value of Time
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1 June 2012 – The value of time
we are hungry learners who want to start you know who wants to feed or who want to be here want to talk Hello Ollie. When I was a villa Himanshu Rudy and fusina
Melina Maya de la Fernando De La Hoya my little fella hodja wanna shadow Allah? Allah Allah Allahu la sharika when a shadow Mohammed the Navajo Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallahu alayhi wa early he was heavy woman da vida de la Medina died, beloved brothers and sisters in Islam. Assalamu aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
Allows Rihanna Darla speaks
in the Quran, and Allah says
Bismillah R Rahman Rahim while us
in an insane Luffy, who's
ill alladhina amanu
wamena solid hard.
What also will happen?
What are also the sub
Allah swears by time.
And Allah says,
verily man is in a state of loss,
except those who have iemon
those who do good deeds.
And those who encourage one another,
to speak the truth,
to defend the truth
and ultimately, to be prepared to lay down your life
for the truth
of La Ilaha Illa Ma.
our aim is to encourage one another,
to be patient
in the pursuit of truth,
to be patient,
in the pursuit of the agenda, to be patient, in carrying out the bar that allows
me to make Salah five times a day requires patience.
You have to be patient.
You have to slow down and
have to slow down at us and Mercury production to wake up for fashion.
And these commitments to allows mahanta requires patience.
Mr. Mousavi Rahim Allah
used to say that if Allah had revealed only this surah
these few lines, it would it would have been enough
as a guidance for the whole of mankind.
What about the rest of the Quran?
But what do we today say about time? Allah swears by time.
What is man today when he talks about time? What does he say? Time is money.
You heard that expression. Don't waste my time is money. I say don't waste my time I waste my own time.
But people say Time is money.
Of course, there's some truth in that. In that you can use time to produce wealth it needs time to make money you need time to produce wealth. And wasting time means that if you're a man who wants to make money that you are not making money,
but to say that time is money also implies
that the most important object of life is money.
In other words,
just as the value of money,
women's value time.
Coming back to the woods philosopher, Abdullah Hassan
On as the hub of the interview salami says, whenever two companions used to meet, they would not depart from each other until both of them I decided for the loss of two each other.
They would sit, discuss meet and just before they leave, each one of them would reach worth loss. Why would they do it to remind themselves of the eternal loss of those who waste their time
Foolish pursuits, we will start time and gossip.
We will start waste our time in useless tails. We waste our time in meaningless pursuits, you can spend five hours in the golf course.
But we can't give our five minutes to learn is deep.
we don't have time.
All those professional men,
we have no time, you have to make an appointment to see them. But they owe golfers.
I'm not a golfer I wish I was.
But I can imagine how much time they spend me but they have no time. You must come at 12 o'clock to his wherever he is. And you will see him there or the president or the vice versa, but they also take off.
But they don't have time.
we go back and we ask ourselves the question
we did the people in the in those days, where do they get the time from the early Muslims they conquered the world. From the Atlantic to China, they spray the new civilization. They collected hundreds of 1000s of Hadith wrote hundreds of 1000s of books.
Where did they find the time?
The answer is very simple.
While we are driven
by wealth, when we talk about time,
they were driven by a different metaphor.
A different cause, a different inspiration, a different motivation.
What was that? for them time was life itself.
Time was life. Time was living this life to the fullest. And using this life and using this time to prepare themselves for the everlasting life.
So in Islam, it is not Time is money.
No, time is life itself. Time is the essence of life
it's a to see how we all of us including myself.
Our waste is valuable and priceless gift which Allah has given to us
how many times Haven't we saved
Yeah, I need to kill some time.
kill time and to kill some time. I've got time to kill
That's why they call us terrorists I suppose because maybe we say that
or we say wow you know time is really passing me by all we say I'm pressed for time you know don't have time to connect.
Who have dusty makossa Bank
in the Old City who Yeah, oh man say Mahalo for lovely jannetty john
now when I get old I think
why did they say
such an important day but I will say that
five minutes on the masala and two hours in the cinema.
You think about it.
We don't want to make it stay far after the Salah. We don't want to make Subhana Allah we don't want to sit and think about Allah.
We find all kinds of excuses. Let's go to the toilet.
make a phone call. My cell phone rang ping, ping, ping ping so I have to go and see who's trying to get ahold of me.
But I can sit two hours young two hours in the cinema. Five hours in the golf course.
Maybe two hours in front of the TV, Days of Our Lives whatever it is, you know everybody watches that.
Even the lawn until they have half an hour.
So we waste this precious gift which is given to us. Yet we talk about everybody will say save water save electricity save money. Save Petro?
What about saving time?
The most precious commodity that was given us every moment is illusion. You know the big illusion. We have enough time. It's always the bottom and why worry you know,
always tomorrow there's always next week. It's always before Ramadan and after Ramadan.
Then is when it's winter. We should wait for some
When it's time when we say we wait for winter, and so forth and so on
And we know i mean we want to have a sell by date.
It's written on our phones, we have a sell by date right here. Before we were born, a lost father knew exactly the time the day and the place when he was going to take us away from the studio.
I mean, I remember my mother and my father, they were alive like me, my father used to stand in front of the people and make jumar to them and get on the member and leave them in Salah like lectures. Where is he today is gone God.
My mother was a woman who used to teach people and do all kinds of good things.
I look at the back row
of the masjid after a few years that I've been gone, all new faces
were all the old faces.
Okay, some of them are not coming anymore, but that's another story. But most of them have passed away most
of the law terranova says now Lisa solemn said
Can nakahara been rather severely there is very important lecture. Very, very important. Maybe the most important lecture in your whole life.
Professor Sallam said be in this world like a stranger or just a passer by being in this world like a stranger
don't get attached to your house your car.
I'm not gonna include the wife.
But she's also gonna go on if you're lucky before you
and you're going to go
to Lisa salams has been this word like a stranger don't attach yourself keep that distance
so that the day that you lie on your deathbed you smile and say this is meaningless to me this palace that I'm living in the four by four in the driveway, you know my
policies that my children hold
and you only come to realize are very less Oh, this is the older you get the more you that are valueless it is money monies? How many how many of you are here who are not maybe in your 60s?
And you see how much money went through your hands? Where is it? with
how many cars Did you drive with the cars maybe having their own homes you oh no how many beds can you sleep in you ever seen on the beach? to three houses for you know the future? You know, you're by for investment.
And the house in the in the agenda? Who is that house? You posted us? Because remember agenda is an empty place. Nothing is
agenda? Yeah. you plant the trees of the agenda. Yeah, when you say Subhana Allah you plant the tree in the agenda.
So even if you sit in your lounge and you close your eyes and you say Super heinola you are you are a farmer. You are a planter. Not for this dunya
c'est la ilaha illAllah
So now he says MMC and
even your mama used to say is I'm saying
when night comes don't wait and expect the morning to come to you may not come
when you wake up in the morning don't expect that you will live till the sentence.
Those people who died in the fire they
put somebody in the hearts of the people their families
but when those mothers took those children to the crash in the morning did they ever think for one moment
that those children will not be there anymore than when the night when the sentence
was was men statically melodic
so use your house and your use and your strength for the days when you will be sick will be sick.
My words you may not be sick but you slow down.
The arthritis will get to the iPad will get to you the sugar will get to you the energy levels will drop.
So when you young,
fast maxilla to Attica
Find out your things which
Do it when you're young, because you're old to come. You want to, but you can't.
Woman hierarchically mode and use your life to prepare for your death. Row all Buhari.
Now I'm going to ask you a question now. And I want you to
who can ask that answer.
See a nice guy that can embarrass today again, the other guy, I'm embarrassed, he came back after three weeks. So I shouldn't do that, you know, everybody was not sitting.
Alright, I'm not gonna ask you this. I want to ask you, every one of you and I want you to give yourself an answer without thinking. You might just give yourself an answer. With no thinking.
This is the question.
What do you think?
Is the length
of the average lifespan of a human being in days?
How many days just give yourself a finger don't think don't multiply just stick.
If you thought 100,000 days is the average lifespan of a person,
you know, along 100,000 days is 270 years.
100,000 days many brothers and sisters is the equivalent of 270 years.
A million days. If you wanna if you want to live a million days you will live 2750 years 2700 entities.
So when I tell people that an average lifespan of a human being is how many days days days, not days, 27,375 days
average lifespan of a person who will live until the age of 75.
If you're going to live under 75 you only have how many days? 27,375 days?
You also don't have
never I don't think any one of you ever so did you ever 27,000 days
and then he was lifted 75
save you live
60 years old 65 years you you have leisure for 20,000 days.
I must have listened 20,000 days.
If you are 60 years old now.
You'd have already
left 11,000 days.
And this means you only got 16 and a half 1000 days left
to frightening isn't it?
And today's Friday What did we do? Mondays? God Tuesday's Godwin's is gone through as is gone.
so how many days was the 27,000 is gone this week, five days
every week reduces by five days.
So you we have if you live to 75 27,300 days that's what you have.
Professor Salaam says is turning turning
Hamsun kubla Hampson Prophet says
value five things before five things
tshabalala cobla, hedonic
value your use before old age
value your health, before sickness.
value your wealth before
variable value your spare free time that you have
before you don't have it anymore
value your life before death.
To remember you have 27,000 days in your life.
In other words, life is too short to waste
Millions of people all over the world die every day.
And they've wasted their lives
wasted their lives.
And they never really enjoyed the life because their own life was was motivated by
money today we have the situation people are
motivated and yet
everybody has cashflow problems. So I think where are they going and everybody's, everybody's making money but if you ask the businessman
I don't have any cash. But But you know, sometimes business people work 18 hours a day, okay, no cash flow.
So, as today's we say in modern parlance, in modern language, people live and they don't even enjoy the right.
Flowers passed in by the children pass them by the grandchildren passing by.
They use passes them by
they never take the risk
that they'll offer bountiful, bountiful rewards. People don't take risks.
They live in a cocoon.
People take risks, people who believe in Allah,
people who believe
they've been put out for them before they were born. Therefore, they have to seek it in a Holloway
Professor Sallam said
jabril came and inspired me and told me
that no social
is consumed everything which Allah has ordained for that person.
until you have
done that last drop of water and eaten the glass grain of rice, it has been written for you, it is nothing more
than for you know, no water, nothing for you, no more food, then you will die.
Until that time you will love even if you are lying in an icy unit, and only breathe in oxygen and get water through a pipe in your vein, but you will love because that oxygen and that fee is part of your visit which Allah has said.
So Julian says are inspired him to tell us so seek your visit in the hallway?
Waiting for you? Why one must?
So we don't take the risks because we have no tarakan we know we have no if you are doing something, you will say I'm doing this business and I'm doing it Hello. And I put my trust in Allah What is my risk?
out of my risk
my clothes, my house all
the way all the leaves a lot behind for me.
Secondly, we live our lives and we never ever stand up for ourselves. Whenever we stand for what we believe we never defend the truth. No.
We fear men more than we fear Allah.
We say niglet
believe no Bradford
no small dogs eat no.
Egg watch TV, medical watch some mini brats and tiny
and our life is like that.
So we keep families together wallowing in all kinds of practices against Islam. Because we are afraid of men not afraid of
and we are also afraid to love
because we think we
We tell people we love them.
Maybe if I tell my wife too much I love her she will take advantage of my card.
we are afraid to tell my boyfriend that I love him. Promises salon was even in Germany stuck his hand was in handy. Nancy Morris I love you.
Both I love you.
When you tell her big son, I love you,
man, your daughter, your son.
When you say I love you,
my son, I love you.
habibollah Allah call his prophet, my beloved.
So we live in this world where nothing about this world we can reach our dreams.
And we never accomplish anything because we're always putting out for tomorrow.
And we are just lazy. That's the bottom line.
not be allowed to learn who are the young men.
When the day he died,
he was about in his mid 30s when he died.
The Throne of Allah shook for this young man who died
He was Muslim and he's about six years.
He was 30 karnavati when accepted Islam, he died at 3536 the throne of Allah Sheikh
Musab read about go buy a book on the lives of the Sahaba in English and read about six years six years. We live to 60 years
will even show
way he died when he was martyred.
he was killed, a lot of people
know what's gonna happen to us now.
Remember the verse of the Quran Allah, Allah says Ma
said, Mohamed Salah was a messenger.
Maybe messengers have come and go before him.
It is chemo guys turn your back and run away.
He left the field
he left the battle
and he was killed. And when the prophet SAW him
and they wanted to cover any man you know the story they couldn't cover his feet because cover was too short and they pull down his face open. The Prophet cried
and the prophecy mini Narayan sada Kumar had to lie. The Prophet said they are men
in which they made to Allah
is not making anybody else.
he created the world,
asked all of us
to become Allah say to us, Am I not your Lord?
And what did we say? We said, Bala said, yes,
you are Lord. Today we have different loads.
There are those who are
those who are waiting
and those who are waiting, and don't change the intention in no way to defend this deed.
Every second counts My dear brothers
at the start of every day,
every human being with any poor, rich
Muslim or non Muslim,
every person is given at the break of is given eight to 6400 seconds.
That's the length of a day.
And you can do what you please
like an open check 86,400 for the day.
Number two, we ought to be celebratory The rich man.
Gonna be ordinary worker
is a second one. Nobody, nobody gets more than that.
And they tick by and they, when they're gone, they're gone forever.
So where's opportunity in this 86,400 Juma to improve our souls first so
how do you improve yourself? How
do I improve myself? How do I live in my soul? I don't make it better. I don't remove the rest.
Allah, how do we renew our faith in Allah?
asked who the profits are allowed us.
Today, we won't ask you to shift your pin
and He will give you 1000 answers it like this with bags x 1000 of the 3000 of that. Do it on this time in that time.
What about the profit warning here? It could be whose recommendation Are you going to take?
This is an email out note I get all these emails.
inviting people to come to some series of lectures in defense of big data Baroque.
About six lectures based on the work of some men I'm not going to mention his name. In this email is nothing about the tsunami Mohammed says nothing about
We've lost the plot pep rallies.
We lose our foreign you lose your soul.
You don't refer to therapy sasaram you lose everything.
So what is the profit say key for New Jersey do what you do to renew your faith?
Professor sensate What must you do? You must say that
he didn't say how many times he just said same.
We have nothing to say c'est la ilaha illAllah
mancala La ilaha illAllah. The person who says lied when he dies he will enter Paradise.
only those people who love La la la la
la la la la.
you will see
what we like today that's why we attach ourselves to human beings except to attach ourselves to allows for the creator of human beings. What is better?
improve your mind, improve your body improve your soul
and do good
and use the seconds which allows was given to you
love can Macaca mood O'Hagan as if you're going to die tomorrow, Prophet said and Kanaka tangshu a Buddha and live as if you're going to live forever. Why does he not tell you You must live
as if you
To die tomorrow because then you will do everything in a perfect fashion.
Anything you'd love for him it means you're going to prepare. You can't give a plan a go at
at 6pm my my BA degree at 70 onto my masters at 80. I want to have my doctorate at 90. There's a man in Australia 90 years old, he's got his doctorate in the scientific field 90 years old to ask him what what happened? How did you do it? He said, I've got good genes.
You should choose choose your parents carefully.
someone was living the past.
We always talk about the past. May
May Obama's one guru
confirmed a micpa was confirmed. Yeah, man.
We come from my grandfather was Irish. My grandfather was Scottish. Always think about the past, always about the past.
And when we think about the past, we can worried how do you That
was a Muslim immigrant grandmother.
Maybe that's the problem why I've got the problem to the
Then, then all of us who live
in the past have other people.
My grandfather was a great alum you know.
So people must think you also our
way must be live.
We must live
in the present
for the future.
The old school
life renews itself. Every child a child is born is the renewal of life.
Here today while visiting nude
resolutions until next Friday, yes, we do this today
And the shape of this lithology this laziness
the shares is 27,000 days.
Malou Allah says
to the people
Allah Kumara Sula, Bora, Sulu for vandalism. Allah see what you do and is missing you will see what you do. To believe it we'll see what you do. What sutra was the Torah Duna Illa Shahada for you not be
for surely a day will come when you will be returned
to allows Padma and Allah will inform you of what you did in this world.
to things now.
There are two things that people don't take advantage of. Now. Tell me
two things people don't value.
Two things you don't value. Two things.
And free time.
Elephant free man works in the day or you can think of is to go home to eat watch TV and go sleep.
moussaka wake freedonia
doesn't have time.
Other people again when I grow older when I grow up.
in Charles Fisher has had early retirement fanatic
messages to Eric
was a professional hour Come on 14 bike out? I unloaded
50 when he gets to 50 he's got 10 medicine I'm gonna double this
50 to get started and God
got a nice young wife masala 45 she gets mad again he lies and He's the God
set he's got
all he's done is work for that money that only has
comes on the other side I'll listen to what you can do my ex Muslim
I live my wife and children 10 million 10,000,010 20 million
What did you bring to my my slave job do you live
in it wasn't yours is mine I gave it to you
use the time you live what you don't use you can make it
your own without a nap even
you want to say
you must bring your attorney to bring with you
your good deeds
but what do you have excuses you know why don't we Why don't we prosper and progress even at a advanced age? Why not? Because you come from a family
or people say you know our parents couldn't afford to send me to school. I didn't have a proper education. And now you're a big man you stole saying that you still want to go back to school or you say
as affected man.
always say well why are you like this? Good bad friends.
So contrary to their friends
or other people blame the circumstances
people say oh Africa is falling apart I might just look after myself I children you know my my my electric fencing amines very important you know my alarm system has been connected. Now this all about me you know, I live in this very dangerous country. Crime unemployment. You know, why must I do good? Nobody? These people don't deserve it. You know? Then they come big you know? They might go work for the money like I work for my money my money lose my
You fall day tomorrow? Where is it? You take it with you?
Why do you smoke? Why did you dance with my friends you know,
payment of everybody else. And since the dawn of time has been Oh, this prophet of doom comes around to all this The world is gonna come to an end. The world is still here.
And I'm sure it will be here tomorrow and after tomorrow and for a very long time to come.
So every generation thinks that they they have a bed you know, when we when I was my father's you know, we lived in a party things were bad, you know, things are bad. And now people say what's even worse.
But really my brothers and sisters we have so many more opportunities today. So many more opportunities.
You don't have a teacher on the internet.
to teach anything from any Muslim country in the world? Yes, you can use scarf and your teacher will speak your IDs. You'll be sitting in Cairo or visiting in Damascus, Damascus
maybe some other Muslim country you can speak to him in
Skype calls nothing.
Allah has given us all these things so that on the deaf piano we will have no excuses. Hello. You know, I love the Papa carry you know, I am in the, you know, there was nobody to teach me you know, I couldn't learn your language.
I couldn't learn your Koran. I couldn't know your deen.
So, all these opportunities that we have, that's why I say to these young Allah mother is busy with all this, you know,
having series of lectures on defending beta and you know
all these things, you know,
what is your problem?
People need you to teach them the true deep.
The truth about Islam
This is the opportunity which was given to you.
And I will talk to the young people, young people, this is your life, this is your time.
There was a manager of a pencil factory
This is a story.
so there was a big batch of pencils that was going to be sent off to the shops. And he went into the warehouse and he spoke to the pencils. It was a bit weird.
Yeah, it was been to the plants, to the dogs. To the kids. He was a pencil speaker
communicating with pens.
So he said to the painters, oh, new pencils, you're going out into the world.
Remember, when you go out into the world, make your mark wherever you go.
Make Your Mark as a Muslim, make your mark.
Young people, professional people, wherever you are in school. Make Your Mark in your school.
You're good at math. Make Your Mark in math as a Muslim let people know. My name is
Yeah, my name is it's a big thing today.
Very few people Muslims have Muslim names.
pianos don't give your children Muslim names anymore.
how sad it must be for a child to grow up and to say my name is
and is nowhere to be found.
In Islam such a name
will last you somebody gives the name Muhammad
the Prophet so
people come to me and say God gives us name I just turn around and walk away.
Why am I to do this? You give me a child that name don't invite me to the top now Don't ask me to give the name. I don't want to be responsible but other than that I am party to giving a child such a name.
Professor someone said
what are the best names again we leave the profit you see we go to name books, name books.
And we go to the internet. Prophet said the best things our tips are
the best things is the name in which the name is in or the name handys in
Mohammed Ahmed, Abdullah Abdul Rahman those are the names beloved names in the eyes of a mouse.
So this is just setting the pace that when you go out into the world, make your mark
when you make a mistake, corrected 10 and pencil around think that Robin
robata mistake is correct your mistakes.
Don't do mistakes. Don't make excuses for your mistakes, no, move it, replace it.
And finally the most important thing that you must remember is at young people.
It is the inside of you that is the
that is you.
Not the outside.
If you remove
the pencil becomes a piece of wood inside
Can you display
in Allah Allah?
Allah doesn't know can what you look like
as a goofy job.
I used to wear this to honor this day of
Jim Carrey where
I live in South Africa will suit
by living in Arabia.
When I was living in Pakistan, I used to wear Shalwar Kameez basis.
Different shovel comes blue white
liquor shower comes
in Egypt I went to South Africa
This is how we made
so the inside out doesn't look unless prophecies Allah looks at your deeds and Allah looks at your heart
how you use your deeds and your art to project an Islamic character
so May Allah so I'm gonna give inshallah that we
that we don't waste our time me I'ma talk mommy
but reminder for me reminder for you 27,000 days you have
to live under the age of 75 how many words of Arabic If you let them enter the language? How many words of Arabic
how many a hadith the Prophet day Have you memorized? Okay, in the Quran, that sounds something different people a lot of people have memorized you've also made me think that person that we make
just don't do it.
profit you love so much? How many things have you memorized? How many? How many ask yourself how many
1000s of hobbies is how many
there are hobbies which is one line long one line
one line at least
before next Friday. Set yourself the goal to memorize one hadith of one line
to show your love for Mohammed
imagine you will come into genuine inshallah all of us then we meet in Ibiza Salah Elisa to Salah
Prophet asked you
how many did you memorize in the dunya? I
mean, I didn't live in a country when I speak Arabic How can you expect me?
So use the time that we have in pursuit of that which will benefit us.
People always talk about you know, the old school. I'm not gonna say what I said previously. But it was talked about my father did this. My grandfather did this. My mother taught me this.
Now we must change that. He said we must say when my child says my son told me this you ask him what is his quota having said
that is the legacy which you leave behind.
To teach your children to
teach him to read.
That's your legacy that you leave behind
this even before you can speak with him said
How many of you have talked to children
or grandchildren? You said to them in a school setting the traffic for two hours.
teach them the Hadith which Allah
This is life.
This is what what what this is what it's about to be a Muslim to live in a heritage. He's ready for the cobwebs in our community in our society.
All the things that distract us from this Deen
get back into the core. Get back into the sun.
Show your love
Allah Allah Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.