Reframing Attachments Via Injustice

Suleiman Hani

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causes to be led astray because they are arrogance, none can guide now bear witness that there is no deity worthy of worship except Allah alone. Now bear witness the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam peace be upon him, is His servant and final messenger.

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For our own salvation and our own success and our own eternal happiness, Allah subhanaw taala commands us what is translated as all believers, be mindful of Allah as he deserves, worship him as he deserves, and do not die except in a state of submission. And if all of us say we wish to die upon Islam, then surely we must consistently live upon It's May Allah subhanaw taala allow us to live upon Islam or to die upon Eman, Allah I mean,

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there's a really interesting moment in our history, a story, if you will, were towards the end of the Medina and Sita.

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The Roman Byzantine Empire which is considered one of the superpowers of the region. They had been a superpower for several centuries over 100 years.

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It was mentioned that the Muslims had to go out and for the first time of all the expeditions and battles had to face the Roman Byzantine Empire. So what happens the command is there, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam announces to the companions to the Muslims now very large population in Medina, we have to go out everyone's getting ready. What happens with over 30,000 believers naturally in that city in that community, you will find Munna Filene, you will find there are people who aren't even Muslim trying to infiltrate and corrupt and divide and create problems. Naturally you will find that not all Muslims are of the same strength. So some people came up with excuses not

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to go they came up with excuses that are not valid and in surah to tell by a very heavy Surah these matters are addressed. The believer who has no valid excuse when it comes to the Command of Allah subhanaw taala

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is making a choice and these choices matter. So the hook for today is about this one particular iron this one particular verse, that if you take it although it has its context if you take it you find there are lifelong lessons in which Allah subhanaw taala tells us Yeah,

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What is the matter with you? Or believers? Who is this addressing? Those who came up with excuses and the hypocrites who are living amongst them? What is the matter with you when it said to you go out in the path of Allah there was a command here a specific historical context that you if the Fall term ill or you cling to the earth, what does that mean?

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Allah subhanaw taala when he says if Pali term in an old, many of the scholars of Tafseer they say this means you are clinging to something other than the Command of Allah. You're not literally clinging to the earth but you're weighed down heavily by something of an attachment or priority other than the Command of Allah at the expense of the Command of Allah subhana wa Tada

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and Allah subhanaw taala reminds those who come up with excuses those who justify their sins those who justify their laziness those who justified staying back

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that this life is not worth it. This life is not worth it. You're making a choice. So he says at the end of the iron out all the tools Bill hire team duniya Amina.

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Are you satisfied pleased with this life? Are you pleased with your choice of this world over the next thermometer will higher teen Dunia feel Irati Illa Pauline? The reality of this world compared to the next is that it is insignificant, the One who created the heavens and the earth. But when you created us and created the afterlife is telling us this life is not worth it. This life has a purpose, but it's not worth it to pursue the things

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That will cost you the eternal life. And when you think of what's happened here, and how we can learn lessons from this, yes, this has its historical context it is the expedition of taboo. But if you think about the lessons there are stories we tell ourselves, and there are stories we experience, the choices we make morning tonight, major and minor, conscious and subconscious, sometimes 10s of 1000s of subconscious choices, determine what is written determine what's happened. You are part of that experience. So when Allah subhanaw taala reprimands his reprimanding Muslims, he's reprimanding people who made a choice, choosing the comfort of this world that all of a dunya

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overall have the afterlife. And sometimes we look at this and say, 100, at least I'm Muslim. But the reality is even in this journey of being Muslim, on this path towards Allah subhanaw taala. There are choices we make every single day that reflect how much we really care about the afterlife, how much we really care about Allah subhanaw taala and how distracted we might be. Do you know why the word politics is used here? Some of the scholars say the reason people came up with excuses. Number one, the day was very long, it's summer. Number two is very hot. So they're coming up with excuses. It's a long day, it's a hot day, we might not make it there, we might not make it back, it might

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take a month or two, Allahu Allah. It's also the time in which the dates were ready in Medina to be consumed and taken. There's an economic and financial incentive to stay back when everyone is leaving the city. It's also the Roman Byzantine Empire they're going to face they have an advanced military a reputation they've been around for a long time. And so some people were afraid some people came up with excuses. Think for yourself, about what you're clinging to. If then Josie Rahman Allah, He says eel out, there are many opinions about it amongst them, when Allah mentions your way down heavily, and you're clinging to the earth, think of your attachments. So he says one of the

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opinions is it's referring to your Shaohua, to your desires, the things you like to do. And this could apply to every single one of us different backgrounds and ages of all walks of life. What are the things you love to do, that you personally might find, are preventing you from moving forward? Things you know, you should not be doing. The habits that you have that you need to let go of desires exists and Allah tells us about desires, but they must be channeled in a manner that is pleasing to Allah subhanaw taala cannot be the reason you stay back. The Gemini is moving forward, the people are praying, you cannot be the reason you stay back with those who are sitting in those

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who come up with excuses. The second, he said it refers to hopes for this world having hopes and dreams. There was I heard as I walked in, there was a Janaza prayer right before. And where I'm from in Dearborn, we have pretty much almost every single day or every other day, there is a janazah. And sometimes as the last one I attended, sometimes you have three or four individuals, we had a nine year old, in the recent janazah and a 2025 year old as well. And one time we had a toddler, a college student and a grandfather, all being buried at the same time, reminding us the age is not a factor here. Age does not matter in terms of when you leave this world. But when it comes to hopes

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for this world, I want you to think about the following example. What do you hope to do the rest of this day? What are you imagining you're going to do this week, the university students who are halfway through their semesters, maybe looking at the summer, what do you think you're going to be doing? What are you planning to do those who have projects and you're working, you're thinking of your project management, what are the things you have on your to do list the things you think you're going to accomplish? Life if you think of it as this line that is drawn in the sun by the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, life is always you looking ahead and expecting that you will make it to

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the next day in the next goal in the next task, but the line of death crosses it horizontally. And as the line of death crosses it, your hopes beyond it are no longer no longer obtained, you no longer reach them. So when you think about this reality, your hopes cannot be the reason that you don't make it to paradise. Your hopes cannot be the reason that you're not doing the right thing. Your hopes cannot be anything but connected to Allah subhanaw taala that as you hope for a dunya you're hoping to live so you can be a better believer, you're hoping that you'll make it so that you can continue doing good. You're hoping that the things that ALLAH blessed you with in this world of

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your studies, your education, your children, your family, your job, that you're using it for something beneficial, especially in times like this. And the third example or opinion that he shares me Josie Rahim Allah, He says this could refer to your physical residence in the land. Do you have an attachment to the place that you are in? Sometimes people attach themselves to the extent that any change is too difficult to experience any changes too uncomfortable to go through? So they give up at the first sign of discomfort, the first sign of pain, and then they wonder when they're forced to change. Why is it so difficult to change? Why am I going through this and it's worse

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than I thought in terms of my reaction, and Allah subhanaw taala reminds us throughout the Quran, and we find in the Sunnah as well. There are many wisdoms for why we go through what we go through. But sometimes sometimes the forced change that comes to you is for your own development because you refused to pursue that development on your own. You refuse to do it when you had the choice. Sometimes when you're seeing what's happening in the Gaza, some people will think they have less of a chance to make it tomorrow than I do here in Dallas. And the one who believes in Allah subhanaw taala knows that's not the case. You don't do these kinds of calculations with life and death. You

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could leave this world tonight's, you could depart today. And Allah subhanaw taala is reminding you to make choices that will lead to and will hieratic dunya mineral alpha, are you really choosing this life over the next? A lot of times when we talk about choices, and what you're satisfied with what you're pleased with? You can you can take this question and ask yourself on the verge of a sin you might commit or something you are addicted to, or slacking off with worship and salah, or the way you treat your family, your parents, your siblings, your spouse. When you think about this idea, it'll lead to him in hieratic. Dunya Meenal earthhero. Ask yourself with my choice in this moment,

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am I choosing the afterlife for this life? am I choosing Allah subhanaw taala being pleased with me? Or am I choosing my desires when you're in school, university students, high school students and others and you see everyone around you is cheating on an exam, everyone around you is using AI everyone around you is finding some ways not to do what they're required to do. And you're trying to stick to what's right, you're making a choice. You're making a choice in terms of what you're pleased with. And when you're working a job, you're making choices. Are you choosing the 100 income or the Haram income. I was talking to a brother yesterday, Sao Paulo, we talked about the concept of

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income through HUD and your risk, how much you're going to get in this world is right here. It's limited, it's capped. You pursue that list, either through the halal or haram or the mix of two. And the reality for the believers you're not going to get more because you pursued the haram. You're not going to get anything different. You might have to wait a little longer, you might have to be more patient, but the highlight of the lives that is written for you will come your way. thermometric hieratic dunya Filati Illa funny, the life of this world is insignificant compared to the next and why many of the scholars commented on this and there are lot of commentaries literally carry her

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with the army that because this one gets cut off and that one is eternal. This one is temporary, and that one is forever. So some people chose this life and they disobeyed on law. they disobeyed the prophets lie Selim, the Muslims had to go defend themselves and some people stayed back. They came up with invalid excuses and Allah reprimanded them and ask yourself, if you were reprimanded by a law for something today, for choosing something wrong in your lifestyle today, what would it be? What do you need to change? Whatever you don't want to find in your record, when you die, when your soul leaves your body, get rid of it today. abandon it today, whatever you don't want to have to

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respond to on the Day of Judgment, say Allah and come up with an excuse. Get rid of it today. Because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us and you can think of this analogy, it's a very powerful one, the life of this world compared to the next it's like one of you take your finger and dip it into the sea, and young lord Bima Yojana. Look at how much water you return. Usually, when we do this with a cup of water, you have a drop or two on your finger. Imagine someone who's so attached to whatever they have of this world, they're obsessed with. They're focused on that single drop or two of water they are ignoring an entire ocean that's waiting for you in the next life and

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entire ocean of success and happiness. So be uncomfortable if you are pursuing something pleasing to Allah subhanaw taala embrace the physical discomfort that is praiseworthy, that is bring you closer to Allah subhanaw taala. Because embracing positive discomfort here has the potential to change our lives and the lives of the people around us. And you can apply this again to every single thing that you do. People wake up early all the time, sometimes in the pursuit of harm, and sometimes the pursuit of hedonic people wake up early, and they sacrifice their sleep, to take their children to school to raise their children 24/7 They wake up early to go to work to start a new business or a

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job. And many people around the world wake up early, so they'll prefer budget on time. The Sacrifice is there. The return is different. The Sacrifice is there, but the return is different. One of the quotes of Muhammad Ali Rahim Allah may Allah have mercy on him that I remember for over a decade ago, that inspired me was when someone asked him how many sit ups can you do? People like to ask wrestlers and fighters and champions these kinds of questions, just to understand what we need to emulate in terms of strength, not in terms of the sport. He said, I don't know because I don't count my situps I don't start counting until it starts hurting because they are the ones that count.

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That's what makes you a champion. And everyone knows when you go to the gym, you're trying to get to the next level. If you're trying to grow emotionally, psychologically, spiritually

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In your body physically, usually you'll have gone through something once, twice, 10 times 20 times and you built the resilience that you needed for that next experience of life. No pain, no gain, can be applied to many different things. May Allah subhanaw taala forgive us for all of our shortcomings May Allah Subhana Allah make us amongst those who embrace a positive discomfort while looking at the afterlife. And may Allah subhanaw taala protect us from being attached to this world in a healthy manner. Allahumma Amin, a poodle pony ha That was still through long you would have confessed a few in who who will have a photo.

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hamdu lillah wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah what are the early he was Sufi woman Wada. There are many stories of young companions, young companions like even ibis, little the Allahu anhu, about young companions like it was summer on the long run. When you think of these young companions, you find inspiration and that inspiration shows you that everyone has choices. But these choices don't wait, these choices matter. Now, don't think of your choice that you need to change tomorrow or next week, the choices you're making today. And a lot of the youth a lot of high school students, a lot of college students, if we are constantly bombarded with a message that you have more time, or the

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phrase a long life ahead of you, you might be deceived by a dunya you might be deceived for a moment thinking what I can change later, I can start learning another time. A lot of the young companions that we are now referencing and talking about other lectures in our classes in our series, don't you think they also want to to sit back and relax and chill? A dunya is very deceptive like that. But those who put in the effort, those who develop themselves, they're the ones who ended up having multiple sources of soda kajaria with their knowledge, their and their impact their leadership, start young. And for those who are already in a situation where you understand that the formative

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years of your life don't come back from any of the high school or college students, especially the formative years don't come back. These are not years of YOLO and wasting your time and just killing everything and being impulsive. These other use of really developing yourself. And one of the greatest things I've been hearing for the last three and a half, four months, a number of students who are looking at the situation and Alyssa and saying, now I'm looking at my studies and my work in a very different lens. Now I'm going to intend everything I do for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala to benefit the OMA, now my education, my career, the parents, the mothers, the fathers, who are

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saying want to raise my child, while looking at what's happening in the world with a structural injustice and saying I want to fix a long term problem. But that requires long term work. And that requires us to make choices every day. These are choices that are inspired by the Quran and the Sunnah and we ask Allah Subhana Allah to grant us consistency. So once again, embrace positive discomfort in the pursuit of what is good. Ramadan is around the corner, we have that example of fasting for the sake of Allah standing in prayer. It's nothing compared to what our brothers and sisters are going through. So as you're making dua for them, as you're engaging politically for them

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as you're voting as well and I understand even locally, you guys have some obligations. Today as you're taking advantage of everything you can do. Make sure you yourself are growing and developing in the path of Allah subhanaw taala May Allah subhanaw taala forgive us for all of our shortcomings and bring down his swift justice and his relief to our brothers and sisters in every land and place and we will also Panatela guide us and guide others through us in Allahumma Kotomi saloon Allah Nabil, you already know mo Salah Allahi wa salim Bucha sliema Allahumma salli wa sallim wa barik ala Nabina Muhammad and Phil Awadhi in a hurry in what manner in order to maintain alignment Soren Islam

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