Umm Jamaal ud-Din – Motivation To Memorise The Qur’an

Umm Jamaal ud-Din
AI: Summary © The importance of achieving life goals in Islam is emphasized, including setting clear visionaries and goals for oneself. The speaker emphasizes the need for a clear vision for oneself and setting a clear goal for oneself to achieve life goals. The importance of learning and practicing to improve one's reputation and achieve their goals is also emphasized. The speaker advises the audience to prioritize their schedule and make decisions based on their successes and gratitude towards their past mistakes. The importance of finding one of the greatest experiences for one to achieve their goals is also emphasized.
AI: Transcript ©
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In an hamdulillah

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una to la

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una semana Nabina Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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for law, we praise Him, we thank Him, we asked him for his help, and we asked him for his forgiveness. We seek refuge, data from the evil of ourselves and the evil of our actions. Whoever is guided by law that no one can guide them and whoever is misguided then no one can guide them except for law hold to Allah. I bear witness that there is no god worthy of worship except Allah. And I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam it is final messenger Amma bad

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festival. Assalamu aleikum wa rahmatullah what I care to.

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Look, it's an absolute pleasure to be here do sisters seal your beautiful faces hamdulillah I asked a lot of pantalla together us in gentlemen for bolson Allah just as he guided us here today to Pena la shala. It's just so important for us to come together and remember Allah Subhana Allah, this is the main thing that helps us to keep firm on the straight path. enough times when we have so many of us are, you know, finding it difficult to keep ourselves steadfast on the straight paths upon a law. So this is the topic that I want to speak to you about today is about achieving your life goals in sha Allah,

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and what it takes to achieve your goals in life. Many of us are most of us, you know, you have goals, you have things that you think that you'd really like to do in this life,

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dream that you want to aspire to. But what you find with the majority of people, sadly, is that, you know, why they give up on their life goals in general is because they don't realize what it takes, you know, how much does it take from you, if you truly want to achieve your goals in life as a Panama sisters, you know, so many people do not realize just how much it takes if you want to achieve your goal in life. Okay, so for me suppiler one of my life goals from the very beginning of when I first embraced Islam is I made that decision that I wanted to memorize esperan

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It took me

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20 years to complete this mission.

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And I'm gonna go through my story today inshallah, we'll see why

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I want to share with you today inshallah, some of the main things that helped me to achieve my goal. So this is not just for those of you who want to memorize the Quran, this is for you, if you want to help your children memorize the Quran, or even if you've got any particular life goal, or aspiration that you're hoping to achieve in life, I'm hoping that be the lead is these points I mentioned to you will also help you in whatever, you know, quest that you're, you know, hoping to set out on in your life inshallah. So it's a panel, first of all, the first thing

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in order to achieve any life goal is we need to have a clear vision for yourself, you need to set a clear goal for yourself of what you actually want to do. And the other thing you need to know as well from the very beginning is why do you want to achieve this goal? That's what you have to ask yourself in the very beginning.

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Now, I want you to take a moment to imagine

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that you're lying there on your deathbed right now.

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And you're looking back on your life.

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There's gonna come that moment where every one of us is gonna be lying there in a deathbed, we look back in our life, what is something

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that you're gonna be thinking at that moment that you wish you had achieved? In this world before you died? You have to ask yourself that question. That's how you know what you want to do. That's how you work out what you want to do. Okay, you have to ask yourself, what is the thing I'm gonna regret? If I die, and I don't get it done.

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So it's a Panama basically, for me.

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You know, what I wanted to do was, I decided that when I die, I want to die and meet with Allah subhanaw taala with the Quran in my hearts. That was basically what I had made that decision from the very beginning, when I as I said, when I first embraced Islam, and because I've got that burning desire, you're in the very beginning, this is what motivates you, you got to hold on to that, you know, you've got to hold on to that goal all the way through. That's what motivates you. And I'm going to come back to that in a moment in a little while, how to motivate yourself, how to keep yourself motivated, how to keep going

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to the second point now of you know, from the points that helps you to achieve your goal and shala you have to be realistic about how long it's going to take you to achieve this goal. And the bigger the goal is, then you have to understand it's going

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take even longer from you. Okay, so you can't be unrealistic about how long it's going to take. Now, what is the main reason that most people give up on their goals,

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because they just don't realize how much effort it's going to take from them. And they don't realize it does take a long time.

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You know, and what happens is often, you know, you get you get frustrated in your journey, because, like, for example, you're gonna hear about some, excuse me, my case,

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being of an Australian background, not having any Arabic to start out with, okay, so I hear about some Arabic sister, you know, she finished the crown in three months, or she finished the plan in nine months, obviously, that makes you feel like, I'm never gonna get there. Because it's so I think they look make it look so easy to you, you know, you look at them, you think, what hope is there for me, that's what you basically say to yourself. And that's, and that's what most people do when they compare themselves to others. And when they compare themselves to others, they end up feeling hopeless, and they just end up giving up

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on scientists of everyone situation is different. You know, like, if someone's coming from an Arabic background, it's easy for them to learn if they younger, younger children pick up the Quran like that they like sponges, the older you are, it's gonna be harder for us. Panama

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is what you're gonna keep on asking us. Like, when you see that happening, like when you when you go go through those frustrations.

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One of the things that helped me to overcome that, you know, that frustration, was saying to myself, that, you know, it's the Panama this is, you know, maybe this is his way of helping me inshallah, increase my Dada giant Sharma in the era, you know, because obviously, it's gonna take far more practice and reading and going over and over and over again, in order to be able to fit your reading, compared to someone who is brought up already knowing how to recite the Quran from birth, or someone who's Arabic, you know, and how many people have I seen in my time that they know the Quran as children, but they don't revise it to Panama. So you know what I mean, if you don't know

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what gift Allah giving you like it, the hiring is for you, then inshallah we have a law that the editor is greater, the reward is greater be in the neck.

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Basically, what I'm trying to say to you sisters, that achieving any goal in life, it does require a lot of patience. And it does require a lot of perseverance. And that's why it's called life goals. Because usually, they do take a good part of your life, in order for you to, you know, to achieve them.

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I can come to the third point, which is that you need to be prepared to struggle in order to achieve your goal.

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This is I teach my students I teach, you know, I say, Hello, how frustrated, they feel they're trying to perfect the whole roof, like you're trying to perfect them the hard edge. And it takes a long time to be perfect. You're Mahathir Mohamad, he is, like, the correct pronunciation of the letters, it takes years, people don't realize that you know, you again, you compare to others, and it makes it look so easy. And you don't realize it actually takes years to affect your reputation.

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So it's, like I said, you know, the most important, probably the best advice I can give here is, you've got to keep on looking how far you've come, don't compare to others. Just keep on looking over the years it builds up, the more you're going with it, the more you're going to put on class, pushing forward. You've got to keep looking back from time to time and realizing you have progressed, how many times have I come across? You know, they've been in it for years and years and years. But you know what, they're a lot better off than other sisters who haven't even started out on the journey. So that's what you got to look at, you know, always look at how far you've come

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being an Australian revert, when I first started out, I didn't know obviously, any Arabic.

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So what I did, how do I start off on my journey, I actually used to write out the plan. Like, I used to write it out in the transliteration. I'm not saying that that's necessarily the best way to go about it. But that's what I did. I wrote out the transliteration with the English underneath, because I couldn't read the Arabic script at that time, and I wanted to memorize. Luckily, I did have, you know, handle off on the left, like from the grace of law, I did have an Arabic speaking husband at that time, who could also help me to perfect, you know, my recitations, I wasn't just blindly going on, you know, reading the transliteration so you need to have someone if you're gonna

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do that. You have to have an eloquent Arabic speaker who can back you up with your presentation, but you know, let me just tell you how it started out for me. I mean, when I started out, to read for example, to memorize recasts

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know how long that is, it took me three weeks, I remember taking me three weeks to memorize should have captured one. So in the beginning, I was very, very slow, it took a long time to memorize any throughs of the Quran

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actually memorize the last four or five,

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from the generation because it took me a long time to move on into the Arabic script. And it really wasn't until I went to study in Saudi Arabia handling the Quran school that I was able to then, you know, move over into, you know, memorizing from the Arabic script, when I became more familiar with a lot of time, like, I was in grad school four days a week, you know, we had to, we had to, we had to read seven pages a day, we had to memorize 100 pages a day for the most half. So you can imagine, with that amount of reading, obviously, it does really push you forward. But I'm just trying to give you an indication of just how much it takes to go from zero to where you're trying to go.

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I can return to the next point, which is hold on to your goal, despite all odds,

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you're going to have to learn to do that hold on to your goal, despite all odds. The first point in this

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sub category we want to speak about is you know, never listen to criticism. This is probably the best advice I can give you never listen to criticism and negative comments. If I hadn't done that I would have given up a long time ago. In my journey, there was so many times where people would say things to me that could have really put me off. like you'd be surprised how people are not very encouraging. I remember one of the new revert I was really ambitious, telling this Arabic speaking sister. You know, I want to memorize the Quran by the time 30, which is like in about 10 years time. And she's laughed. Probably because she knew how it's not that easy. But I was really ambitious and

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the fact that she loved you know what I mean? It took me off other situations where I went to Arabic Allah bots and sat with Arabic speaking sisters, because back then sisters, they were no listens in English. So if you want to go to a cron, listen, you had to look for the Arabic speaking sisters. And then they would teach you and they didn't have much English, they could, you know, teach you. So I sat with the Arabic system. Now, obviously, with Arabic speaking systems, they can read fast, but

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a lot of mistakes are often the hardage. But I was trying to read accurately, but I was very fluent. So I remember the teachers saying to me, you know, she basically said, Come back when you can read, but there is no patience, you don't try to say so. I went through a lot of these things. You know, in when I did study Arabia, when I first put me into the Quran class, there was not again, there was no English classes. In those days, there's only Arabic speaking classes with all the Saudi speaking systems. And you know, when I first looked at made I thought, how is she going to

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do this, like when she put me in, you know, eventually I got put into class, memorizing Baccarat. And I thought I was I started off, I start off memorizing in that class, from the transliteration through Baccarat. And I start off in that class, they didn't pages behind everybody else. But you know, what happens Panama from the grace of the law and hamdulillah Allah helps me in that year to finish her bacara and I ended up coming third in my class in that out of all the Saudi sisters as well, that is from a law you know, but it just shows you that if you really got the determination on mobile hope you will be behind you on mobile support use Panama.

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And this is another point as well, you've got to ignore the inner criticism. There's been many times where I said I can't do it.

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You know, I look at these Arabic speaking systems they you know, they just go ahead and even now I'm still I'm trying to perfect my memorization handed I finished memorizing the Quran, but I'm trying to perfect it. I look at my son has memorized the Quran. He's an Arabic speaker, his father's Arabic speaking, you know? So I look at him and how perfect he is with his memorization. And it seems like it just takes me so long to get so perfect. You know, my kids always come in and they correct my mistakes. I get frustrated, you know what I mean? But I just not gonna keep on going, you know a lot.

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But what can I do a lot when you have made that decision to do something to set up something for the sake of Allah. Set up on your path and then head on Allah put your trust in Allah, Allah will support you but Allah, He will be behind you and he'll help you inshallah.

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Also sisters Palawan Emma, I feel overwhelmed. I just think about our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Think about where he said

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just a couple of believers, the whole world is filled with a darkness of disbelief. He's got the whole burden on his shoulders of giving the dollar to mankind,

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and claiming you're going to be victorious and your religion in the database land is going to, you know, Panama is going to be manifest in this earth. Imagine how impossible that must have

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Today we go to, boy, we can get so emotional when I go there. You can hardly find a place to pray out in the courtyard you're playing in the street, and how big is a big city

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find a place to play outside, you're gonna make it expanded because of the sheer amount of numbers

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of those who say that ilaha illAllah Muhammad Allah through La La Jolla, sir. So when I look at that, and I think about that, that is probably one of them. For all of us Muslims, that has to be the most motivating thing to think that it's the you know, this is a lot behind you. Anything is possible. We

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obviously, have to keep your demand strong. You have to keep your demand strong. How do you think you're gonna achieve your goals in life? If you're not keeping your emotions strong, you have to keep going to listen, stay with a sister to remind you of a law in the next slide. And you have to be stuck to your prayers like a lot of us was dying or be somebody was solid.

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With prayer and patience, we need to be close to Allah How can you achieve your goals if you're not close to Allah? Because your prayers be stuck to your prayers, pray your prayers on time. Have your showing your prayers all these things be Pondicherry, Milan Shama all these things helps you to be steadfast upon your goals.

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And obviously as well, if you can find a role model, or if you have friends that encourage you try to stay with your people who encourage you

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to look for friends who encourage you to bring you up, not the ones who pull you down. Look for the positive friends hystrix makes a very big difference people believe in your goals. And that's what I will mention as well sisters that

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it is important I'm not gonna say it's not important if you're able to find a brother for marriage who supports you in your goals. It does really help a woman if she's got a husband supporting her goals. So before getting married if you're if you're in that situation, if you can write in your marriage contract you know what you're hoping to achieve let the brother knows that you know that he's behind you inshallah. This is very important inshallah for us, like just as they say that behind every man is a great woman. I can also say that the Panama in order for us to go ahead in our life goals and to achieve inshallah potential in his life. It is so important for us to have a great

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man behind us meaning that he tala

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whether that's a father or husband, not necessarily a husband, even a father fathers Mashallah is so important in their role in empowering their daughters inshallah, to believe in themselves to give him the confidence.

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And then move on now, as well to mention that there's other things that can also derail you from your goals. As women, I feel personally, that a lot more than derails us in the case of a men, okay, because we have a lot more in different responsibilities than a man has in general. I mean, in general, they can get married, they can have their kids, but they can always just pass on the responsibilities mostly to their wife, you know, what I mean, and continue in their, you know, in their mission to achieve their goal. But for us, let's be let's be realistic, you know, you've got married if you've got children, responsibilities, and obviously, once those responsibilities get

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greater, it does, it's going to make your it's going to make it longer for you, in order to achieve your goal that you're setting out to do. And sometimes, because it's taking so long, you can end up losing hope as well.

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So what I would like to say here is to be flexible about your goals.

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Like you might say, I'm hoping to be a spy 10 years, but then you get married and have kids, you have to be realistic. What's the big deal that takes you 15 years? What's the big deal if it takes you 20 years?

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You know, how long it took you but the most important thing is that you eventually get there sooner or later. That's the most important thing. So be flexible, don't get frustrated that it's not happening quick enough for you.

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You know, in my case, you know, it's Panama there I was in Saudi Arabia to memorize the cron in the cron school. And I started memorizing and the next thing I find out I'm having twins.

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You know, I know if any of you had children yet. You know how

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Dealing just with one child is hard enough. I know a lot of you wish for twins. But let me tell you if you have twins, you might have a different opinion. It's really hard. You basically let me tell you if you have twins, you're gonna be prepared to sit on the couch. Practically all day feeding and changing nappies and putting them to sleep, there's no tightness, there's nothing else you can do. Okay, especially for the first few months.

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What basically happened to me, once I had the twins, I did keep studying right up until I had the babies By the way, so they were listening to the Quran in my womb the whole time while I was memorizing and revising hamdulillah. But once I had my tween, there was no way to go back to the ground school just was not this is class, you know, you know, when you can't do it anymore. And we ended up moving back to Australia.

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So here I am, I've got now three children.

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And I found my priorities changed. My oldest son was already nearly three and he already started memorizing Quran at the crown school. After dedicating my time to helping, I decided to make my priority to help my children memorize the Quran. Because basically, I did not want my kids to have to try to memorize as adults, I saw how hard it was to memorize as an adult. So I wanted my children to have the arm from the very beginning. And also I knew that what kind of protection does the Quran do for a child, if you put it in their heart and the love of the Quran in their heart, okay, so I was able to, you know, help my oldest son and hamdullah, he finished when he was 14 years of age.

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And then

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my twins to memorize as well, they didn't finish to go back at.

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And then during that time, I was revising my own Chrono was going slowly on ahead with my goals. But it wasn't till they basically had finished a memorization that was able to go back

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more seriously to my to my goal. And, you know, God say that six years ago, I said that he I'm going to start memorizing. So I started saying to myself, all right, what I'll do is I'll memorize one, just every school term. So for a year, you don't do it for about four years, and I'd already memorized 15 does that at that time, I've already memorized half the crowd. So then I memorized the other half over four year period, it's very feasible as you can see, and that's, that's how it happened to me, and I'll never regret the way that I, you know, and handling that the way that I the the approach that I take it up because, you know, if you've got that blessing of having children

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raised up with the Quran in their heart, hearing every day reciting revising, there's no, you know, there's nothing there's no happiness in this world that you know, you can replace for that, for that feeling may have been all of your children, they have to love the Quran inshallah.

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So, as you can see, these are the obstacles to achieving your goals. And you just have to learn to be flexible. And no matter how many times you fall off the path of your goal, just keep getting back onto your path.

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The second

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point, though I speak about is disciplining yourself, and self discipline in order to achieve your goals. Nobody wakes up. Nobody wakes up a scholar, no one wakes up in the morning and suddenly finds himself professionally, anything. So if you want to achieve something great, you have to be prepared to put in the time to have the sweat and tears that goes with it as well.

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Let me tell you sisters, before I started memorizing the plan, I used to be totally addicted to television. You know, like, I used to love sitting there during the day watching Oprah Winfrey and all those shows and wasting my time to be honest.

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It was not it wasn't needed to make myself disciplined. I'm not a naturally disciplined person, I don't think. But one thing I do know about myself is I'm a type person, I need deadlines. I procrastinate a lot. I have a deadline, just before it comes up. I make sure I get it done. So I learned that for me to operate and to get something done out of myself. I have to always create deadlines for myself. How can I create deadlines for myself? For example, I used to sit with some of the Arabic sisters who are on a similar level to me in memorizing, I have to go to the house, we have an appointment, we have to memorize a certain amount of the plan. And we have to read to each

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other and embarrassed and shy that she's prepared for a section and I haven't prepared mine. That's a way of making yourself disciplined and you know, having that deadline it's really does help.

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You have to make a priority in your life. Really every day of your life. For me, it's like if I don't incorporate cron every day in my life, I feel like I lost something that day. I feel like something is really missing in my day. So you have to decide what time of the day Am I gonna did I dedicate to the crime. Is it gonna be after? Is it gonna be in the early time? No 10 o'clock this time?

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Is it gonna be for you gotta make

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time for your schedule. Look at that decide, I no one says Did you memorize the Quran at the time, that was the only time she could find to memorize the Quran. So you're gonna get your own schedule. But the most important thing is to find that time and to stick to it. And if we miss that time in your day, like, what I do is I've got if I miss it in the morning, because I'm giving a class, I'll try to do it later on in the day, you know what I mean? But at least in my bad days, sometimes I have days where I just couldn't do anything, there's responsibilities. So what do I do, I just make sure I start on the next day, you just start back on your truck the next day or the next week, you

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keep on going, that's the most important thing.

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So we need to change our whole mentality as well. When it comes to achieving your goals. You have to start to learn to look at what is wasting your time, like social media is a very big distraction for most of us. When I advise, I can't say you don't go on social media at all, we all feel like we need to go on date, you know, it gives us some sort of

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an adrenaline rush a little bit from social media does help. But let's say like, what I would advise people is make it as a treat, setting yourself up for 40 minutes memorizing plan, for example, whatever your goal is, and then I treat myself to say 10 minutes of social media, you know what I mean? Something like that. So you make as a treat for yourself. So you work towards, you know, you're working hard, and then you give yourself that treat, I think this is probably the best way to help yourself to motivate yourself inshallah not to completely say that See, I'm cutting off every social media, it's, I think after a while you're gonna get bored and you know.

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But you know, if you think about famous athletes this is, this is one thing that's always also been something that amazed me as well. Think about famous athletes. Think about famous people, even people who are not famous, I went to school with a girl called Jenny. And she was always hoping to be a famous gymnast. So she used to have to wake up really early, like six o'clock in the morning, and go to do her training every single day before school. How much dedication did she have?

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And yeah, there was no guarantee she would ever represent Australia or represent any, you know,

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international competition. But she was ready to just sacrifice that for something for the dunya. So imagine if you trade something for the athlete, or how much more should we be prepared to sacrifice and give up certain things that we like to do.

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Or come to another point that helped me to

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keep motivated.

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This is the sixth point how to keep yourself motivated.

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And that is we need to keep our eyes firmly on the air. This is probably one of the best advice I can give anyone how to keep yourself motivated. Your eyes have to be constantly focused on the outcome. If you truly believe in your heart, that this life is a test. And this life is just one life, you only get one chance, you can't come back and do this life. Again.

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Any other test in his life, if you fail, you can always come back the next day and repeat it like if you do the HSC and you don't do well.

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You can easily just do it again the next day. But if you die,

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you cannot come back and repeat this life. So if you think about it strongly enough sisters, that is have to be that has to be one of the greatest motivations that pushes you forward. That whatever you're doing in your life, that's what you're going to face a law with that. So think about how do you want to meet with a lot? How do you want to meet with a law This is what you should be asking so from now and start working towards it now. Because if you don't start working on it, now, you're going to be meeting a law and the way you are right now that's basically what it is. So at least be on that path. Because we know that as from the mercy of Allah, Allah, you know, in the in the

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Hadees, for example, the professor Lawrence Adam has shown us that Mr. dines

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didn't fulfill what they were aiming to do. But if they had the sincere intention of making all and taking all the means to achieve a goal, Allah will write it for them exactly. As if they had achieved it. So at least I in the path of trying to achieve your goal.

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And how can we come to another point here which is

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which helps to motivate you, which is that when you're doing what you love, and when you're doing something sincerely for the sake of Allah, Allah, sweetness and happiness in your hearts. And that sweetness and happiness is something that continually motivates you Allah

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rah alone knows that you have more in your heart if you have sincerity in your heart, Allah will give you the higher he will give you higher in ways you never imagined. He will give you goodness in ways you never imagined he will open it for you and He will help you.

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So I would never regret but even if I didn't, if I never get perfect in my memorization, even if I die, and I make a lot of mistakes.

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I'm never gonna regret the moments that I spent learning reciting listening, memorizing the Quran because it is a pure joy that comes from your heart in memorizing the Quran when you recite the Quran from heart is not comparable to reciting from

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any rock comparable And not only that, when you can recite from tangerines in Iraq comparable than just reciting the Quran without tangerines. So never regret that sweetness and hungry law.

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And always find something he choose Colossus does, which is really amazing is that before Islam, I was totally addicted to music.

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totally addicted to music, I used to memorize the song sisters, I even decided at one stage I want to become a singer

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to make my heart Love, love listening to the Quran, reciting the Quran, and then a sweetness in the points through listening to the music and singing the music upon a law like let me turn it out. But listen to music, I actually get physically nervous, I cannot stand listening to music. And even as he said, he said that, you know, there's two things that can never gather in the heart of an act of a slave. And that is the words of a law and the focus on the voice of the shape on the voice of the shaitan in the music. These two things can live together in your heart. If you're wondering, why don't I have true luck with a crime? I want you to also ask yourself honestly a year from God to

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listen to music, because listening to music reduces a person's love for the Quran.

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Okay, another thing that helps you to stay motivated is

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to work towards small goals like if I was gonna say to myself, okay, I want to memorize the Quran. That's a huge goal and you can get very demotivated because it's so it takes such a long time and it's gonna take ages you know,

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if you can help yourself to work towards small goals, this is what helps you to get there so, and it makes you feel a sense of achievement as you go. So for example, what I recommend in devising a plan, start off with a small series start off from the back of the cryotherapy just the small threads, work towards make your first goal memorizing doesn't matter. When you memorize, you go to just a Barack. Okay, so this is how you feel a sense of achievement that you've now memorized a whole part of the Quran. Now you memorize two parts of the Quran and slowly slowly it starts adding up over time, bit by the day by day, as long as you keep going at it you will inshallah reach your

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Okay, the last of the things that obviously has helped me to stay motivated in achieving my goal is, you know, you have to be constantly asking ALLAH, asking a lot, especially in your food, especially in when you prostrating to Allah, which is the closest place to Allah in this dunya.

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Asking a lot from your heart to feel your life helped me to achieve my goal. Because ultimately, sisters, there is no success in this life of the al Qaeda without the help of Allah Allah momento Fifi. In Nebula, there is no success except by the help of Allah, we cannot rely on our own individual effort. We need the help of Allah.

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And the other thing is, is that when you're constantly making, what it does,

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is that it helps you keep your eyes firmly focused on your goal. You're reminding yourself every day, this is the goal I'm working towards. So it helps you to refresh your motivation. It helps you stay focused. Allahu Allah says

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yeah, the Alba, whoever believes in Allah, Allah guides the heart. Allah will guide your heart will keep you motivated. You'll push you forward in your goals.

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Okay, come to my final point, which is you have to make that decision to never give up.

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It's just what you have to do. You have to say to yourself, no matter

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how long this takes, no matter how many obstacles come my way, I'm never gonna give up. And I'm gonna die. Even if I have to die in a state of crunchy this goal, but that's

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a decision I've made.

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How many times you fall, no matter how many times you fail, you're going to keep on getting out and trying again and maybe even slowly even baby steps towards your goal. That's basically what it comes down to. A lot of data says in the Quran

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to strive in our paths.

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We guide them, those who strive for our sake, they strive in the path of the law. Allah guides them to our public pieces, I guide them through our paths, I guide them, I open the way he gets you through the obstacles, he finds ways for you and obstacle comes up but you find a way around it. You find a way to get through your trials and your you know, like the difficulties that you're facing and trying to achieve your goal.

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So whatever happens Do you sisters, the other thing too is never fear what you're doing is a waste of time. Ever think as long as you're in the path, doing something for the sake of Allah. never feel that what you're doing is a waste of time. Because remember that Allah is a Rahim. He is a lovely he is and Kenny and he's the most generous, he's the most merciful to panel with Allah. And he's in Allaha, you'll be receiving a lot of not cause the reward of the most thing to be lost.

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Nothing you do is wasted as long as you're in that path for a lot.

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So make an uncompromising decision and uncompromising intention to meet a law, having achieved your goal or die in a state of having, you know, having been striving to achieve it.

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Strive until you reach your goal, or die in a in a state of striving. die in a state of reaching your goal.

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die in a state of striving towards a goal isn't the only option two options

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that you give yourself. And remember that nothing is wasted, as I said.

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And I asked. I asked

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I asked a lot of Bergdahl and she likes in our hearts with the Quran.

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I asked him to lighten our lives with the Quran.

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I asked him to feel

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the love to the Quran and to feel our children's hearts with the love of the Quran. I asked him

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to feel the light of the Quran and the recitation of the Quran and making

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our grades mixed up with the recitation, recitation of the Quran. I asked him to make us food in a room when he always reciting the Quran. Removing him in the morning we wake up remembering him before we go to sleep. I asked him to make the film in our heart.

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Teach us the Quran, the Koran easy for us to memorize, make the process easy for us to learn and to perfect our 10th read for your sakes.

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I asked a lot of pantalla to help pastor to be improved the Quran in our lives and that will be a weakness

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a witness against us and I asked

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that he gathers us all together

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here today

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by reciting through the beautiful verses

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to allow for the crime My dear sisters

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