Minute with a Muslim #297 – If Allah Knows The Outcome, Why Are We Tested

Tom Facchine

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AI: Summary © The speaker discusses how failure can be a defining aspect of one's life and how failure can shape one's perception of oneself. They suggest that failure may lead to regret and shame, but it is also possible to make one's life into a "healthy state" and create a new version of oneself.
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If Allah knows the outcome, then why does he test us? So somebody might say, Okay, I have this particular test in my life. And I failed, it clearly failed it when you can't reinterpret it, it was a failure. So what's the point, I thought allows the Most Merciful, I thought Allah loves me. And yet he gave me this thing, he knew I was going to fail any let me fail. Failure is something that we're afraid of in our society, today at least. And failure might be a very, very important learnt learning to, if you don't know failure, you don't know success. And failure might give you whatever you need in your life to motivate you to change down the road. Sometimes we are given sort of

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situations, and we mess it up. And the feelings of regret and the feelings of even shame, a healthy sort of shame, that go along with that failure might spark a completely new version of you. And there's a quote that's that's passed around quite a bit. And I don't know if it's authenticity, but the meaning of it is completely correct, where it's very, very possible that a law might love a sin or a mistake that makes you repent. More than he would love a good deed that makes you become arrogant and prideful.