Ubudiyyah – Ep. 10

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hain shadow under Mohammedan Abdo Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa early he was he was adamant sistema cathinone naomie de maberry. We're on page 67, where it says servitude to other than Allah subhana wa tada Nam falesha. Everyone depends on other people to help him or her, provide for him or guide him, is subjugated to them in his heart, and is therefore in a state of servitude towards them, even if it appears on the surface, that he is in charge of them and directing their affairs. The wise man looks at realities, not outward appearances. Right. So if we look at that last sentence again, it says, as he is therefore in a state of servitude towards them, even if it appears on the

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surface, that he is in charge of them and directing their fares. The wise man looks at realities not at appearances. In other words, and I'm not sure at this point if we make it to this to where we should. But secretly, Sam is going to talk about the ruler and the subjugated or the ruler and the common folk, for example.

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A ruler

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is in charge of all of the people.

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But if his heart is attached to his army, for example, that is going to control the people, then he becomes a servant of the army.

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Yeah.

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Precisely precisely like like with Heraclitus, when he did not accept Islam, even though he knew it was the truth, because he saw the way that the people were responding. And then he knew what happened was, if they revolted, he would no longer be will no longer be the ruler. And so he's dependent upon them, allowing themselves to be subjugated. He's dependent upon that, and therefore, he's really in charge. I mean, he is in charge, but he's worshipping them in a sense, and they're worshipping him in a sense, where they almost Allah has will cover inshallah, Tada. Yeah, if a man's heart is dependent on a woman,

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even if she's permissible for him, he will remain her prisoner. And she can direct him as she wishes. Even though on the outside, it may appear that he is in charge of her, because he is her husband for Master, he will be her husband and slave, especially if she knows how dependent

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he will be her prisoners

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will be appreciated, okay. Read that, read it again, he will be her prisoner, he will be a prisoner enslave, especially if she knows how dependent he is on her, how much he loves her, and how replaceable she is.

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How irreplaceable he is in his eyes,

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then she will be able to ruin in the manner of a desperate, desperate, who cannot be gotten rid of.

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It is even worse than that. But it's slightly at the heart is more serious than the enslavement of the body. For the one whose body is enslaved and imprisoned, would not care so long as his art is free and that peace and he may even be able to find a way out. Okay.

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This is a deep one.

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I know I know some of the brothers sitting here thinking, wow, is that what's really happening in my house?

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in the cave?

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Don't we go back and read that again.

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If a man's heart is dependent on a woman, if a man's heart is dependent on a woman

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is permissible for him. And permissible for him here is either his wife, or during the time of shake was named as he was writing this. I mean, she was his concubine.

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He remained her prisoner, and she can direct him as she wishes. Even though on the outside, it may appear that he's tried to cry because he is

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right and because he is the husband he does have the final say he's the CEO of the house, if you will, or the jello cola Mona Lisa

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Email Allahu Allah might about the men are the colorware moon of women and what does that mean that they are called where moon

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yeah go ahead

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what is what is what does that mean?

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Right Right So, P Wham the is from what called Wham called where Moon is from called Wham which is a series on medalla from Chi and serum about it amuses in phatic way and exaggerated way of saying caught him and cotton means one who is standing, one who is standing. So the person who stands over the affairs of the house who makes sure in fact that everything is running smoothly that that's actually the job of the of the cotton in another form of civil war medalla from ca M is Chi em and they should help you understand it. A Chi em

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the you know, like a famous scholar that has that word and even though I am tired, he was able to hire me Joe Zia. His father was Kamal Josie, that wasn't his name. He was the one who was the way

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I was Josie. It was a school. He was the the one who not not not the principal, and in essence, the the overseer, if you will, the overseer of the school, right? The one that makes sure that everything is going right, the product the man is called when, and he's the one that's supposed to make sure that the affairs of the house are running smoothly. supposed to protect that house, he's supposed to maintain everything that's going in provide and so forth are the jell o comunale, Nisa. So, this is what Allah Subhana Allah has has given as the the role of men

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of husbands that is, and therefore, he's saying here that even though on the outside, it may appear that he's the one in charge, but in reality, she's the one pulling all the strings.

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He will be her prisoners slave, especially, especially if she knows how dependent he is on her. She knows that he was, he can't live without it.

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And he tells her baby, I can't live without you. How much he loves her, and how irreplaceable she is in his eyes. Now, only reason I'm saying that. I don't want you to read this and start thinking, you know what, I gotta rework some things. I can't talk to her.

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That effect, I'm not going to tell her every day that I love her.

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This is this is not a secret Santa is talking about here. And that's why it's very important that you don't all

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when you read things like like this, that kind of strike you, you should ask for some understanding. All right. So first, let's back out let's forget that this was even never say. And let us look at Yeah, I guess it's more appropriate that we, we talked about love in general for a minute and then and then we'll come back to this particular point. So

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look, look here for a second.

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Love. Love is is two broad categories. The first category is what

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beneficial, beneficial love. So the second category is what

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harmful harmful love, right. Or detrimental love, if you will.

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When we talk about beneficial love,

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cat, this is that category, the first type and the highest of all, is loving Allah subhana wa tada allies Odell is the only one who is love because of who he is.

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He's loved because he has a lot.

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You have bully that he subpoena. Okay. Now, how do we know that this is something that's important

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allies origin when he talks about those who turn back from the beam?

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Me Up Ted the mean come and Dini he for Sofia Tila who be comin you hit boom while you hit buena?

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Allah for those who reject faith, they turn back from their faith.

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A law says what? Then a law is going to come with them. It's not that it's okay. But it's their loss. A law is going to come with the people the first thing he said about them. Is that what Sophia to now be comin you hit boom, he loves them and what and they love him. That's it. That's the basis of everything else that we do

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is the love of a loss of habitat.

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Which is why it is so important that we grow in knowing who Allah is. Because through the knowledge of Him subhana wa tada we grow in that love and we have a natural love for love.

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But that love is nurtured. It grows more, the more that you know him subhana wa tada

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and he think about how much you may love a person. Right? The more that you learn about the good things that they've done, even though that person is imperfect, they have their flaws, but you still grow in love for them, you're able to even overlook all of the flaws. How much more so with the loss of hematite at the more you learn about one of his names and his attributes, how much how much we grow and love for him subhana wa Tada. So that is the first part that is the muscle that is the foundation for all beneficial love.

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Part Two, or the second type, if you will, is loving for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala meaning why

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loving those whom Allah Subhana Allah has said that he loves

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and loving the things that Allah subhanho wa Taala loves is this is part of faith. So loving the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam becomes what becomes our wajib and this is a beneficial type of love. He's loved because he was sent by last trans Allah and chosen from us all of the creation advocate and Allah, Allah chose him to be the best of creation. So he has loved to lie to his son and for that reason.

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We love the companions of the Messenger of Allah so lives because Eliza was your home because he was pleased with them. And we love it man. We love faith. Allah azza wa jal says

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we'll have Baba la como Amen

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wildomar in the FICO masala La La you to configure terminal mo de La La La La La La Habra, la como la man

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was a you know,

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a salad from a man or no

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yeah absolutely be not sakharine from from from the Quran itself. McCann Allahu the udrp man a company is allowed to compete with a city, Allah subhanaw taala would not cause your man to go to waste meaning your Salah by his man of the scholars of Tafseer

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so Salah, so the so we love what we love Salah for allows seek and we love will do for Allah seek and we love all the branches of Eman for law six we love La la la la and we love removing something harmful from the past and we love Amen.

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Number three, type three

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the love that aids

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in the obedience to Allah subhanho wa Taala This is beneficial

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in a lot of times, this love is natural

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meaning that you don't have to try

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it comes to you You love but it aids you in obedience to Allah subhanaw taala give me example that

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who who raise your hand, I heard somebody say something.

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Your parents so you naturally love your parents. How does that help you in obedience to Allah?

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Because Allah tells you to be kind and dutiful to your parents, what if you didn't have a natural love for these people, you still have to be kind and dutiful. to them. It's more difficult. It's difficult enough as it is for a lot of people to be dutiful to their parents, even though they have a natural inclination towards loving them. Right? What else? Yes.

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Marriage, how does that help you in obedience to Allah.

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Because it helps you stay away from Xena that's just one of the things but Subhana Allah, that when it when a person loves their spouse, they are less likely when they really love their spouse, then they're less likely to go in, you know, test other waters if you will. In a haram way.

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Because they because Allah Subhana Allah put bainham mo at the 10 what he put that love and that mercy between them and because they grow in that love for each other, then they are less likely to go out and do things that are displeasing to Allah subhana wa Tada. They're more likely to fulfill each other's rights and each one of them have rights and responsibilities. So you uphold the rights of your spouse and it becomes a lot easier because you actually love them.

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When you don't have to think about when you go or if you've gone through a rough patches they say with your spouse, how difficult it is to do the stuff that would normally

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You would, you know, you wouldn't even think about it, it just happens easily and then you go through that rough patch it becomes very difficult. You know, because the love may have been distance but they still some mercy will have the love because you need both of them to keep stay together long term you need love and mercy. You need both. So Subhana Allah, this is the love that illustrate so if a person loves in this type right here, the eight that aids in obedience to Allah, if they love for the sake of Allah Subhana Allah then they rewarded for that and they love is just that natural love that they're not really thinking about they still rewarded for their obedience to

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Allah subhanho wa Taala that comes as a result of that love.

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And here some handla there's no doubt about that loving one spouse and telling them you know that you that you love them is from the Sunnah of our Prophet it is allowed to say

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was was asked, men have been nasty, like

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Laos and

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has what?

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Lum Stan, I forget what your husband was right now. In any event, he came in he asked the province a lot of sentimental humbleness.

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The Prophet said a lot It was sent him sent at Isha.

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While the allowing

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it she's the one I love the most. And then he he really wasn't asking about that. He said Well, I mean every job he wanted, because he really wanted to be. He wanted to hit a promise. I saw him telling me that he loved them. So then a promise I saw him set a bucket of the law and call it to my duty Jilin. And then he mentioned some other men until I fear that I'll be less than so I just asked him as I okay, okay.

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So,

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but but see that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam love action of the Lord

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and He loves Khadija of the Lord. In fact, I shall be a little tired in his head, he's a Muslim.

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She said that there was no way for the prophesy Sonam that I was jealous.

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Except for not more than except for Khadija. Even though I never met her.

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She knew all of the other wives inside to say, but Khadija was the one on the low and had that she was she was jealous. She said when the prophet SAW his son was slaughter, right? He would say send this meat to the US have Khadija and he to the Friends of Khadija. She said so one day, I got upset. And I said Khadija right, Khadija, you know it is this the revolutionaries in Abuja. In other words, everything is about Khadija and the Prophet sallallahu wasallam sit in need ruzic to Habad.

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Right, that the love of Khadija ruzic to you and he looked at it as risk from a loss of habitat. Right? That it was that it's been nurtured in my heart Subhana Allah right. So the prophets, Elijah was send them and he was not shy to talk about his love for his wives.

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And so a person should not, you know, go away from that a person should let

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I'm seeing from both sides and from both the either spouse needs to let the other spouse that they know that they love them that they appreciate them and so forth. And we shake that Assam by him Hello Tata is referring to if we look back in the book, quickly before we go on to the other side,

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where he says he will be a prisoner a slave, especially if she knows how dependent he is on her how much he loves her and how irreplaceable she is, in his eyes. He's talking about those extreme cases, which which are commonly can can be commonly seen in like poetry, especially during their time.

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And some of the brothers who know that error poetry they know how deep it can get much new Laila. Right. And the one who's crazy about Layla, there's always a poem about somebody who's crazy about a girl named Layla and they sell all types of you know, poetry about it. Anyway, I mean, you can just think I mean, for our genre, I mean, that's closer to what we know, you know, like, crazy romance, novels and movies and that type of stuff like that. So some, somebody just goes too far. So there has to be moderation. It still has to be moderation and that love the The second category of love.

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The second category of love theory, this is

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can you read it?

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No.

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That which a lot

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Let's start from the top okay

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loving with a law yeah okay so loving with Allah subhana wa Tada

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This is this is schoodic Annie and Allah Subhana Allah dresses that in the Quran women in se

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Baccarat

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anatomia toughie Domingo Nila, he and dad then you hit bone Anca Bella when Latina and washa to hogben Lila from amongst the people there those who take rivals along with a love and then when

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they set them up as rivals with a loss of hands either you hit born at home Coco Bella, they love them the way that they love Allah so that's, that's love what with Allah, so they love Allah, but they love these rivals that are claimed that they love Allah and they love these rivals even more than they love Allah subhana wa tada that's love with the love putting someone on the same level with the loss of habitat

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for

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the second one,

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loving that which Allah subhana wa tada dislikes. So a person who loves alcohol, they love Zina.

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Even if they even if they don't indulge in it, but they love it, whatever we learn,

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this is harmful is hot.

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And it can it can take someone very far can take someone to with a loss of habitat. And this, this is very important.

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Because

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and I don't think we're gonna make it, you know, in this particular session, but in Shaolin in the next session, we'll talk about the fact that from the completion of your love for someone is to love what they love, and to dislike what they dislike.

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If you love something, that your beloved dislikes, then there is a deficiency in your love for your beloved.

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Which is permissible when it comes to human beings. Okay, so your wife may not love your mother.

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But you do, and that's okay. It doesn't mean that you don't love your wife.

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But that's okay when it comes to human beings because your love for another human being is not supposed to be a complete, full love. unconditional love. Right? Where's your loss of power to Allah is complete and unconditional. So whatever Allah Subhana Allah loves, you're supposed to love it.

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And what he dislikes that you are also supposed to hate it. So you're supposed to not notice that you don't commit Nina.

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But you hate Xena.

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And it's okay we can

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figure it all out politically correct stuff. Are we supposed to be lovers not haters.

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If a law says that he hates it that we hate it.

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He hates alcohol we hate it has Stein. He hates gambling we hate it. these are these are vices they ruin societies. alesmith. Allah hates rebel, we hate rebel period.

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These things ruin society. And we're not, you know, some handler we should not be as dogmatic to think that there's no benefit in any of the things that are lost pans Allah hates this way a lot of people get confused.

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This benefit in gambling is benefiting alcohol. It's benefiting reback it's benefiting Allah, but what the harm outweighs the benefit and therefore it's Haram. And it's detested by lost pantalla. And sometimes something may be beneficial on an individual level, but it's harmful to society. And therefore it's wrong. Because we're not rules are not based on the nanometer the you know, the rare scenario or the rare case the rules are based on society as a whole. And as anybody that you know, knows the first thing about lawmaking, right so So the reality is panela is that we have to

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dislike what Allah Subhana Allah dislikes at the level that is disliked by loss of data, and so it becomes harmful. When we love that which Allah Subhana Allah does not love because it shows a deficiency and our love for Allah subhana wa tada it shows that our love for him is not complete, and that it's not unconditional. And see, the reality is until we take that approach, it's very easy to follow.

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To send.

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Because it's just simply I'm trying to avoid it. It's not that I hate it.

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When you hate something, the doors to that thing start closing for you because you hate it and you really don't, you know, so call us. When you hate Xena, you don't want to be in the company of people that you shouldn't be in the company, you're not going to look at things in class, I don't want to see that. Because the only thing that that can do is stir my emotions and take me down a path. I don't want to go there because I hate that I hate where that leads.

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us.

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So that's why it's very important that this number two is a is a you know, point of focus.

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Third, one love that impedes obedience to a lot.

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Right? So this is again, if you look at the third category under the

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beneficial love, what do we say it was

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love the age and obedience a lot and that most of it is why it's natural. Likewise, here, a lot of this is natural.

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gone overboard now. So your love for this particular person or thing, though it may be permissible in terms of the default ruling has either led to you disobeying the laws fans out of doing something wrong, or not fulfilling your obligation to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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For example, a man he loves his wife, and he should love his wife, okay, but she can having a beard.

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So he gets rid of his beard.

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Man, now that love does,

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that love has impeded him from obeying the laws hands out because Eliza has required men and Islam to have a beard.

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And so he is doing what at this point obeying or the love that He has for his wife, or his feeling of need for her know leads him to the disobedience of a laws.

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Clear.

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So any any type of love, that is going to keep someone from doing what else hands out of has commanded them to do.

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Or

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keep them from doing what Allah has commanded or encouraged them to do that which is prohibited. And that love becomes harmful than that love becomes harmful.

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It doesn't necessarily mean that you love that thing more than a loss of friends, it means that that instance, but you have given preference to that thing over which you should be doing for last time.

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And again, I mean, you know, the also is that we're talking about Muslims here, right? So no Muslim is going to love anything more than they love Hana without it. But there may be Mom I'm talking about in terms of when we look at look at it from a from a macro level, but they may be certain points where where they mess up now.

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Yeah, I mean,

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it is. I mean, yeah, it is perplexing, but I mean, we're not talking about unfortunately. I mean, though, you are talking about Muslim countries, you're not talking about people who are particularly educated about Islam. And that's the thing, a lot of a lot of their Islam is just what they seen. Not necessarily that they actually learned the

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and that's, that's been my ex personal experience, teaching in a university there for several years.

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You know, in dealing with those 18 to 21 year olds, basically, you start seeing that a lot of them their knowledge of Islam is very minimal, very minimal.

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And that's in a place where they actually are required to study and slam. But unfortunately, it's it's

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situation is that a lot of people just don't realize the blessing that they have.

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Oh, absolutely.

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That's a different scenario

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snaps

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for examples.

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You're

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absolutely right. Absolutely. Right. Because we're talking we're still talking about normally what would be a natural love but what what happens is it becomes excessive. And so it's given precedence over the love of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Let's go back,

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bring you benefit planet,

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following the heart, but if the heart, but if the heart, which is the controller of the body is enslaved and attached to something other than a law, this is true humiliation, and total imprisonment, for servitude is that to which the heart is attached, right? And this is the reality, the reality of that Ludia that we've been talking about from the beginning, is that is all about your heart is attached to, which is why a person may say a word of coffin, because they're forced to write, and they're fine with the last parent died. right because their heart is Muslim, and

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their heart is serene and tranquil with with faith. And they were forced to say this off of the tongue, but it's about the way the servitude of the heart.

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Like that's different because a mistake is a mistake. At the end of the day, it's not that they were four stages, made a mistake, like the man who said Oh Allah, you are my slave and I'm your Lord taught me till he made a mistake, because how happy was

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the enslavement and imprisonment at the heart form the basis of reward and punishment. If a Muslim is in pre imprisoned by a Catholic, when slaved by an evildoer unjustly, this will not harm him, so long as he carries out his law as much as he can. If he's forced to speak the words of Khufu and Desa whilst his heart remains firm in its fate, this will not find them either, but the person who's five is enslaved becomes a slave to something other than a luck and this will harm him even though he appears to be in control others Alright, so here.

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Here it says, who will bring you benefit or repel harm from you this is referring back to what he said that if a person depends on other people to help him or provide for him or guide him, right, then what happens is, he is subjugated

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to that person or those things in his heart,

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as much as he relies upon them for his aid, his sustenance or his guidance, and this is why it says here appearances versus reality, the heart being subjugated by both the halal and haram all of these things are gonna come and they

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keep going. True freedom. True freedom is the freedom of the heart. And Trump's servitude is the servitude of the heart. Just as true richness is contentment with one's lat. The Prophet

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said, richness is not having a lot of wealth, richness is being content with one's life.

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Now, keep on this part right here is Pinilla. This basically sums up the whole reseller, the whole book is summed up right here, the true freedom is freedom of the heart, and a true servant to the servitude of the heart. And it talks about it showing us how important it is for a person to be aware of what is in their heart

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and Subhanallah the two things that corrupt the heart or what

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lesson

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shubho hacked and shahadat

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any these the person's whims and desires or or these misconceptions these doubts that come

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to Sochi. So one is one is playing to the knifes and the other one is playing to the the mind if you will, to the intellect, right, which is the shoe blank. And a person can be corrupted by by either one of them. And the reality is Pamela No, I think it is important to just kind of stop here for a second because if we look at okay if true servants who the servitude of

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my heart right? What protective measures can I take?

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Okay, we're gonna get to some of those things right now when I want to talk about things you don't do. Print like in terms of preventive, preventive thing. I said we have become

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so accustomed to waking up and looking

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and going to sleep with this thing in our hands, and what is this telling us? Most of what is on this thing is shubo hat or shower. almost almost everything or bad news. Because news in general, when we talk about news, what is news? Bad news? It's not good news. This was happening in Panama, can you imagine? I mean,

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I'm trying to think back, you know, things seemed a lot simpler before then.

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You know, now you know, everything that's happening, all the bad things happen everywhere in the world.

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Syria and Palestine and Kashmir and wherever and China and this place in that place, and these people are protesting these people trying to overthrow the government, these people try to do this, and this is what's happening. And he's people dying over in

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some hell and you think that that is what the world is? Forget that there's over 7 billion people, right? I was thinking about it. I mean, Philly is a crazy place. Right. So you got a lot of murders here. How many how many murders we get now?

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Not?

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not officially?

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Not, not officially as as of last Friday, there was 67. All right, which is approximate is we're averaging one a day, which is up 25% from last year. So okay, let's just say we're what we now 70. Okay. So you get one person murdered today, which is a lot. It is.

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But there's 2 million people here. So how many people were not murdered?

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Now, wait,

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this thing about how many of you would not murder?

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1 million to 2 million minus one.

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Right. But there was about two things like you know, when you first turn on the news, somebody's dying, or a whole bunch of people dying from something where they got murdered, or one gonna fire somebody jumped off out of the window somewhere, whatever. Right? So you always hear and so there's always negativity. And those are just so called facts, then you get the misconceptions. And that's just you can go to any social media platform. And and the reason why there's a lot of misconceptions is because people have the courage to talk without knowledge when they're behind the screen. So they want to comment on everything. He's a political commentator. Yes. And what did you study? You don't

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study what you mean what I study.

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So I'm a plumber. Okay, what do you what do you know? Being a plumber is good job, great career. But what do you Why are you commenting on political things? I don't get that. What, why? Who told you you have a say in everything?

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I want to go mention this, because I just looked like she got the best. And I remember something took about 20 years ago. And Medina said, um, you know, maybe, maybe we gotta talk to the brothers because from America, right? Talk to the brothers about commenting on everything overseas. You know, and when you live under different kind of governments, it's not like here, here, you get that you can go out, you can protest and, you know, whatever you want to do, and you don't have to have any knowledge. But you could just say whatever you want carry around a sign and down with, you know, whoever. So

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but but it brought us up to to my attention, you may not remember this. He said, you know, we grow up on talk shows and America. Everybody's got an opinion, and it's okay, you got opinion about everything. But it's really not okay.

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Well, I took full man, so lucky to be here.

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You know, we shouldn't be just running our mouths about things that we don't actually have knowledge. And then when you ask somebody, well, how do you have knowledge of that thing? Let's say you know, I read it. Okay, that's good. Oh, what website What do you notice? I mean, it's all over the place, man. So

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you know, bring

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it bring out an Arab butterfly.

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somewhere. And I tell you something funny. I'd say some funny. Let last year This happened after after the eat. So a lot of us pre evil fits on a Tuesday.

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Then on Wednesday, another group of people pre this one international side and local side.

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But unfortunately, some of those who prayed on Wednesday

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took it upon themselves to talk about the people prayed on Tuesday artists a lot is not valid, their prayers not they eat is not valid. They don't let you know. Because what

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not just talking about knowledge because they read an article somewhere that said that all admits to making a mistake and all this other which comes out

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Every single year, it's Iranian propaganda

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Shiite versus Sunni classic stuff. The Iranians put out this stuff every single year, we still haven't caught on yet.

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But because some of us are just have this predisposition, especially here for delphian predisposition to hate Saudi Arabia and the Arabs because you know, for whatever reason. So now we're gonna take this as on 10 different websites, okay. And then they put it out there as if it is fact.

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And it's nothing but

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it is a

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misconception at best, at best. And for some people, it's a blatant lie, and they know what they're doing, just to cause confusion, and their own mind make us fight each other. It's a great benefit to some people, in case you don't realize it spent a lot. And we still have them, we fight each other. So this is the type of stuff that happens. Okay, so now, let's put all that aside. That's just the new cycle. Any social media platforms, because anybody can comment about anything, no matter what their specialty is, you get a lot of misinformation.

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You get a lot of misinformation. And so you spend your time saying, oh, man, this person said that, and and it's a cycle and you know how you break it, stop, leave it alone, okay, there's plenty of books to read. One of them is called the Koran dusted off, spend some time with it, some time with it. And you'll find that you have a lot less time for things that don't bring you really any benefit.

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And even and so that's one avenue. And then the other side of that is the the shadow wet side. I mean, at the end of the day, nothing sells in this country, more than a beautiful face at best.

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And so Subhana Allah, you know, how do we first start to protect the heart?

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Keep that stuff out of your life?

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I mean, yes. So there are other things that we're going to we're going to talk about in terms of positive things, things that you can do to help you in the land. But it's very important that, you know, we really look at these look at look at what our lives have become, and what has become important to us. And why is it important to me, it really sit down and talk to you reevaluate some of how you spend your time. You know, because all of us complain about time, we all got the same amount and a day, nobody has more than you do, everybody has 24 hours. But we all, you know, have time constraints. And how we choose to spend that finite commodity of time is going to say a lot

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about what we what we find to be important and what we value. And so, really, it is important that we that we re examine, you know, some of the ways that we we are spending our time and are we in fact inviting into our own hearts, she will have to shy away the very things that that will corrupt them. Let me let me finish on playfulness if

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this is the case.

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Oh, this is the case, in this instance, led by a woman who is permissible for him. But if his heart is the slave by someone who is forbidden for him

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whether a woman or boy, yeah, read it. That's that's exactly what he said. This is an income number to call blue chip. Your blueprint? Yes, you can loot Yeah. Okay.

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It's, it's real. Yes, it's disgusting. And it's real. These images are the people that this is an incompatible punishment, you got to you got so disgusted that you just skip the line.

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Read it again, read again, this is the case. This is the case. This is the slave by a woman who is permissible for him. But his heart is enslaved by someone who is forbidden for him. Whether a woman or a boy, this is an income parable. Right? It's actually subpoena law. He's being tortured by his loves parallel.

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Because this love in itself is impermissible to begin with. They say permissible, a person may still become somewhat of a slave. But if it's if it's harm, then it's actually so panela is actually going to whip him up from the inset shredding, shredding from the inside. Now, these lovers of images are the people who will be most severely punished and least rewarded.

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If up

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Persons remains attached to an enslaved by the image he loves. He will combine all kinds of evil and corruption to an extent not only to a law, even if he does not commit the major sin of contact, his heart was still be attached to her. And this is worse for him than committing a lesson. And then repenting from it, where all trace of it is lifted from his heart. And this is and this is what we see here where we see the heart being subjugated by both halal and haram, the heart can become subjugated by halab. So this man, this is his wife, but, and he he's so in love. And he that he's going crazy, basically. Right. And then the harem is clear. And in both cases, it can be called

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Alicia. And we talked about a little bit about what that means and what some of the, the facet or the detriments of a racecar when we talked about that from the very beginning of the book, when we talked about that attachment hook, the levels of love, right. And the issue is one of those levels, which which can be roughly translated as infatuation.

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Now, so and then and then we see the next part which says, enslaved by sin, but what freed by repentance. So a person who had a lot if they truly turned to a loss of Hamlet on it in total, but they turn to Allah and away from that sin, then the effects of that sin are even removed from his heart. And that is better for him. It's actually better than he not that he plans to sin, but it's better for a person to sin and then to and then to repent to a lost hands at it, than to not actually commit the sin, but the heart remains attached to this image. Now, the image may be 3d by the way so now we're not just talking about pictures here.

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Now, one of the main causes for this miserable situation is turning away from the law or what's the highest tasting worship of love and sincerity towards and nothing will be sweeter to it than that that stops that right this handler Yeah, nothing will be more delightful. Nothing will be more delightful or more precious. Look at that, once the heart has tasted worship of Allah and sincerity to towards him, nothing will be sweeter to it than that.

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To panela nothing will be more delightful than his class. You know why? Because that is when he will taste what it means to be free. He's free from the bondage of social constraints and what people think about him and how he's free of all of that and is nothing that tastes sweeter than that is nothing you know our profit it is selected with snam

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when it came to salon with the privacy someone used to say to be laugh

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yeah be loud.

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He found comfort in prayer Oh be loud. Bring us comfort through the prayer call it colleague comma let's get it but this is this is where the privacy sometimes enjoyment during let's correlate to it for Salah you know my enjoyment,

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or coolness of my eyes, which I don't think means anything in English but my enjoyment has been made and the salaat

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I mean Subhana Allah, once a person gets to that level is nothing sweeter than it is nothing sweeter than the heart. Everything else will pale in comparison.

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And you know, some handler you think about it.

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I mean, I don't want you to exams. That's good.

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No, that's good. That's good. No,

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this is a this is a principle here make sure you underline it. No one, no one leaves his beloved except for another one whom he loves even more, or for fear something else. The heart will give up corrupted love, in favor of true love, over fear are so so when the heart has been corrupted by corrupted love, then the cure for that is to turn to the obedience to Allah subhana wa tada and to replace it with the love of Allah azza wa jal, because once it's replaced with that, then they will no longer have a desire for that which is for that which is corrupt. Now, a lot of things. Keep me a law says, describe the use of police demand. The translation, that's that we ordered that we might

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turn away from him all evil and shameful deeds, where he was one of our slaves, sincere and purify. Yep. Because this is read both ways metallocene and McAleese.

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Now, keep

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on a log directly away from his slave, all that he dislikes in the way of inclinations towards images and attachment to them, and he protects them from evil and shameful deeds, by his sincerity towards a law. This is why before he tasted the sweetness of true servitude and sincerity towards the law, he will be overwhelmed by his desires. But once the taste the sweetness of sincerity, and it becomes well established in his art, he will be able to control his desires without any further need for treats, right once he tastes the sweetness of sincerity so here he the author, Rahim mahalo tada is going to get into

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the issue of how to purify the soul. And

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to sum it up as best as possible, because we're gonna have to

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skip over some of this

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To sum it up as best as possible.

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And then we'll

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finish this up inshallah, after Ramadan, I know that's a long time from now. Oh, it seems like a long time, I love it.

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Probably go a little quicker than we imagine.

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The when it comes to when it comes to the soul, and how a person overcomes their

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undesirable impulses, you know that that urge to, to do something that they know is displeasing to Allah Subhana Allah

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Al Mujahideen is very important. That is that a person makes a conscious effort to struggle against his impulses. And Alhamdulillah, we're coming upon the season of Ramadan,

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where there is not a better time where a person can practice then that month, because in the month of Ramadan, you are fasting. And fasting is actually not doing something. Right. It's not like salaat, where somebody can see you doing something. Fast thing is actually what controlling your natural impulses. You naturally want to eat, you naturally want to drink. And what's happening, you're preventing yourself from what you naturally want to do. You have meaning Eliza Joe created you that way. If you're if you don't have that, then you are sick.

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But Healthy People

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have a natural desire to eat, they have a natural desire to drink if you did not have that you would die.

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Alright, so what's happening during Ramadan,

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you're taming that you're taming those natural impulses. So if you can do that, with the most natural desire that you have to eat and drink, you can do that with any of the impulses.

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But it takes what it takes practice and it takes struggle.

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And most of the time, like with anything else, beginnings are difficult.

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Like with anything else. So you you might see a guy he on a on a on a jobsite construction worker, and he's walking around or a steam fitter for he's a walking around with, you know, 100 pound pipes, just carrying them around. Now, if a tailor who's used to picking up a pin,

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a sewing pin was asked to pick up that same pipe, but find some difficulty because he doesn't have the practice doesn't have a practice that's not and that that same person is walking around is throwing stuff over his shoulder. It wasn't like that his first week on the job. But over time, it became easy, right? And so practice is important and we have to realize we have to do the same thing when it comes to the worship of the last minute silence abiteboul nanny My name Allah tada tapetum and escena and when any one of the great Tabby ain who was from the students of NSM ematic while the Lord's Allah and who he said jahad to NFC rfem. Elaine, how long I fought myself, I had to struggle

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against my knifes to pray a pm a lamb for 20 years. you imagine?

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Who does who struggles or anything for 20 years? That's many people. So jahad to nuptse arati MLA issue Nina center, Summa Taylor. To be here is Nina Sarah. And then I tasted the sweetness of it for 20 years, 20 years after it became sweet. It wasn't a struggle anymore. In fact, it was, you know, you look

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forward to it. But but there's that persistence, there has to be involved in southern, there has to be involved. And so we talked about the purifying of the soul, then you have to realize that practice is important.

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And they're struggling is important. Because I and I mentioned this because I think that a lot of us feel like this stuff is just supposed to come easy. It's just supposed to happen easy, we're just supposed to get an agenda and everything's gonna be easy, and

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nothing else works like that.

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Like, there's absolutely nothing else that you can think of in your entire life that works like that. When it comes to do we just expect it to happen by osmosis, you know, because my name is Mohammed Allah is gonna put me in gentlemen has

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accepted Islam, I changed my main, as they say, in the, you know, I got an attribute now, where that came from.

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But anyway, and now and now, I see it that's just supposed to be my, you know, my tickets agenda, and the believers will go the agenda.

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But not all believers will go straight to him.

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And not all believers will enter gender without either what he said.

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And that is what we're striving for, that allows fans out and make us amongst those who enter gender without being punished and without being held to account is there's so much more that can be said, we're gonna start with this drive here. That I want you to all memorize and implement drives in Sahih Muslim

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and it's one of the ways that that one of the means that we can use to hopefully, you know, move towards purification of our souls, because at the end of the day, it is Ally's job is to purify our souls and lives with Joe and our Prophet Isaiah Salatu was selling them say a llama at CFC taqwa was that kiya antihistamines aka antibody you have a molar

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our la grant my soul at teen FC tough it's tough when I

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was at Kiha unpurified and the high Romans occur You are the best to purify until you have only my soul You are the guardian of my soul and its master and to what you have.

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So you know if you don't walk away with anything from tonight, except that you make this a part of your life mentioned in in your suit. You mentioned it before the test sleep as you're walking down the street alumna Auntie nuptse taqwa was a key to high omens that can tell whether you have moda and this is something that I mean if you go make a home run just between suffering Marwan just you know just make this remember that you want your soul to be purified

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Elijah Joseph, f Lucha men that

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that person will be what successful there are many several plays in the ground where lots of hands Allah talks about alfalah success but that there are some that are called the F la Hamza can that person will be successful We ask Allah as a job to make us from Muslim roughly him for doing you will ask Allah Willow Adam so long some of the water and then Amina Mohammed Al Hamdulillah de Minimus. He did symbol Sati head and inshallah we'll continue with this book we had the lights out and our next summer session be in the New Years.

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There's no harm in saying things where were the maximum is no, I guess it's clear what a person means. That was clearly too radical.