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The Spiritual Ladder – Drop the E in EGO So You Can GO

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Sulaiman Moola

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Bismillah he was salatu salam ala rasulillah his Allah wa alayhi wa sallam were bad. Imam Shafi Rahim Allah has made mentioned in a particular stanza of a long poem, but Mater pohlmann alma mater McCurry Mohan. Some people have died a physical death, but their legacy has kept them alive. What are shadowman home financing and some people are physically alive and people are hoping, wishing and praying for their death. In order someone said Eric has in the game gozar Katana aka Zindagi panaca Jana. One is to just live life go through the motions, and one is to make it productive. Well, today I share with you a very profound principle to make your life productive. So your legacy can continue

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post your demise. I mean, you're blind I mean, and these are the words of Imam Shafi himself, who in his own capacity was erudite learned and knowledgeable. He said, so happy to sufia Phelim, interfere minimum illogical imitation, that I had the privilege of studying interacting with great scholars luminaries, etc. And I can condense my learning experiences into words. Number one a lot to say phone contact. Oh Khattak time is a sword. Either you get through it or it cuts through you. In English. They say our lives are like identical suitcases. Some people pack more in it than others. So exploit the moment and make the most of it. They say the past is history. The future is mystery.

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The present is a gift. That's why you call it the present tense. So make the best out of it. Then is the second aspect of human suffering. He said whenever your human ego Shackleton ability OSHA let cabal battle, either you dictate to it or then you buckle under its dictates one of two options in chapter one one for the last chapter of the Quran surah tunas, the chapter on mankind, in which Allah subhana wa Taala asked us to, you know, seek protection from the snake in westborough men Sherrill was Rasul Hanna's Allah, we answer your protection from the evil of the sneaking whisperer be of the jinn guide or the human kind. And the scholars say reference to the demon from the human

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kind is the nerves that keeps on whispering to you. One scholar said it very beautifully, that the nature of the human ego is like a horse. So when you get onto the back of a horse, those who ride horses, and we know the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has praised it and hygroma khudobin

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Allah has attached goodness to the four lock of a horse while hyena will be loyal well, Amira, Allah references it in the 14th just in Surah tunnel. So when you get on to the book back of the horse, the horse will examine the rider, it will throw a tantrum, it might not comply and oblige. It wants to examine your confidence and your skill. And if you don't have confidence, then you are a dummy and that horse will ride you. It will now graze, it will relax, it will not be productive. But if you have skill, and you have muscle, and you have the grip and you have the know how, and you hold the reins firmly now you can trot now you can gallop. Now, this has exceptional beauty. And that's

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precisely the nature of the human ego. It will provoke your my brother, it will incite you my sister. It will entice you my young men, if you will buckle under that pressure, then the ego will ride you and you will be a dummy. But if you will hold firm and show authority and clout and skill, then you will ride and just as the rider will be productive you will be productive with your life. We ask Allah to bless us with a life which is wholesome in this world and leaving behind a legacy that keeps it active post our demise. I mean, your ability