Remaining Steadfast In Islam

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Through the law while he was still an operator for law, we praise Him, we thanked him, we asked him for his help. And we asked him for his forgiveness with the great love from the evil ourselves and the evil direction whoever is guided by a law that no one can guide them and whoever is misguided then no one can guide them except for level Donna I believe that there is no god worthy of worship except Allah and I bear witness that Mohammed so long when he will send them it is fun to listen gentlemen bar festival I just wanted everyone

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to come to all of you inshallah, may Allah subhanaw taala you know gather up together activities gathered up here today the panel Ah, maybe gather us together in the next slide the panel on May we all find each other inshallah in the next slide and may none of us stray off that straight path so that we don't find each other in the next slide in sha Allah May Allah give us the events in sha Allah

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This is amazingly and and hamdulillah I have believed in

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so long now for about 28 years the panel Ah

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yeah, I first read the Quran when I was almost 16 but that's not to say in this journey that I've been upon what I can say about it is that I have seen

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so many people over the time into Islam will hamdulillah and I cannot believe the changes in the community like where the committee has come from and where it is today is just It is amazing to witness that because like like all those years ago you know you could hardly It was like the Muslim really the happy side You know, it's the pelvic

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exam has grown and the each exam you know, the being steadfast like you can see it visually like the amount of sisters you can see Mashallah, the strength of the man is growing. Mashallah, may Allah protect us all.

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But in saying that, you know, the sad part of the other side of the story is that sadly, you know, over those years, you know, we have witnessed from time to time, you know, this does leave Islam. And, you know, also, you know, as a panel, you've all we've also witnessed, you know, people go very far backwards, you could say, and the way I look at it, the way I think about it, it's like, you know, you're walking along this long path,

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this long path

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was the Iran and

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Pakistan of this path with certain certain faces that you know and love but the Panama as you went along this path sadly sometimes you lose some people along the way but you know and happily as well you do get others new new faces come along as well. So you just don't know who you're gonna you don't know who's gonna be left on that path when you when you finally get there somehow Allah May Allah keep us all steadfast upon the path of Allah This is why it is really important for us you know to speak about how to remain firm upon this straight path and not take it for granted because no one is safe, but we have to no one is safe No matter how much knowledge you gain, no matter how

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much I barely know, how about we have to always be scared of straying off the straight path of a loss of pantalla.

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So, all you can do basically is you know, keep that goal in your mind keep your focus on Hawaii and the next slide and keep walking in your direction despite whatever comes your way.

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So, what I want to talk about today basically obviously is you know, how to stay inshallah steadfast upon the path of a loss of pantalla and to keep strong because one of the main things that so many people you know, somebody asked me about, or they complain about is having a wiki man having problems with worthless or you know, having problems with, like, feeling doubts in their heart feet, not feeling motivated towards their religion, stuff like that. So this is why I want to share with you some of the, the most you know, I can't share with you everything, obviously, so many different things, but I want to share with you some of the main things that has helped me nail this kind of

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help, you know, continues to help me inshallah, so, you know, Panama, like, we went to ask that question here. Why is it you know, Maliki steadfast in sha Allah, why is it that some people are able to remain you know, steadfast and you know, straight upon the path whereas others you know, how they have that experience of being you know, shaky and having those doubts, but it's very important we think about these points and confront them and and know what, what is the difference in Sharla? So,

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before we get into that, we first of all should speak about you know, to realize that from the very beginning, Allahu taala is gonna keep going all the way through to see who and what do we love more? All right, all the way through your life as a muslimah alone is going to test us to see you know who and what we love more and what is our priorities in this life?

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Is it a lot it's a lot your number one goal is a loved one, your number one focus your number one priority in your life or is it the other things in your life and this is what a lot told us? Through our reading the beginning through Lanka boots, or read it when you go home Lanka bought the first few verses and ankle boots. We allowed that and said have you been to a youth Raku Amana

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meant to mankind food is meant to think that he will be left just to say I believe and then he won't be tested and then all of

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a sudden you have an Ico

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that barely can be for you with

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other men no more Who knows? Hello Nice to see one. And you know you are never ticked off you know the infancy ones so this is this is how a lot you know these kids are for goodness sake to show you are the you know the true

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believers upon the path of the Lord May Allah help us all to fulfill that sincerity inshallah.

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So, when you first embrace Islam, when you or you come back to Islam, whether you embrace Islam, or you come back to Islam, in order

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to continually test you to see who you love more,

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in the beginning, it's, you know, relationship you're involved with. Do you love that more than Allah? Is it that workplace that Halong workplace environment you're in? Do you love that more than Allah? Is it that bad friend is always misguiding you is that we love more than a loss is gonna test you in phase two, what is what is your priorities and what what is your true priority in this life and we need to realize that this timer allows it allows Allah he's gonna take us to see either that person that you love more or that thing that you love more than taking each other

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is what you know, a lot of work you did or have a lot of the beautiful named attributes, he is the one that irresistible and that's how you should be assessed and he should be

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the most irresistible to us that we put him as the number one priority in our lives. May Allah help us boys to fulfill that inshallah.

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So then you know, after you leave those things initially for the sake of a lot in your first you know, journey it yeah as a Muslim Ah, then Allah repeatedly

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Over and over again in your life, again, to see the level of your sincerity, the level of your love, you know, in your, in your faith. And one of the most important things to know, as one of the best ways to cope with these trials and with these tenants that

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you know it's gonna come in our path is that basically we need to realize the reality of this life from the very beginning to realize the reality of this life, that this

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is the place of problems and trials. If we can accept that in the very beginning, then we won't be so surprised when you know those obstacles coming our pathway, Windows 12 come to us, we won't be surprised when it comes to us. So that's why the panel we should not take for granted you know, if we have health today, sisters, May Allah keep us all healthy. But if we had helped today, we should not take it for granted that we're going to have both tomorrow. And we shouldn't be surprised if we get sick tomorrow for Panama that Jani is part of

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the law in his in his creation that he's you know, kind of law, you know, made it that he's going to take this dystonia is a place of trials and tribulations, that we have a time of ease and comfort and happiness.

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We also should not be surprised if tomorrow, they come the time where we live in in hardship, and may have picked up in a parallel center. Excited to come away we shouldn't be surprised to Panama because this is this is this is the highest, this is the life of this world. So the more you know that you're prepared, you know and that's what this life is about, the more easily inshallah it's going to be for you to be patient through those trials. Insha Allah when when they crossed your path, May Allah help us all because it's not easy. No one's saying it's easy. No one is palapa, because this is all part of the test. If we look at the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam sisters,

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think about his life just for a moment. Look at his life. He had, you know, he had wives who died, right? He buried his own wife, he very children. Okay, so he had a lot of grief in his life. You know, people turned against him as we know, he got tired, his whole life as a messenger. So

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he his whole life, he got tired for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala. He didn't take a rest from the moment. You know that he was commanded to be a messenger of a law that he didn't you know, he didn't take a risk his whole life is spent getting tied for the sake of the law and keep getting winded. Even he got winded, you know, it's Pamela didn't get any of us even for one day get winded for the sake of a lot of like, look at what he went through the trials went through with what we've gone through so far to Panama.

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None of us would say that we've gone through the trial to the level that the Messenger of Allah for the loved one it was still in, went through, you know, even had any of us ever, anyone, honestly say has ever experienced even one day of starvation. The Messenger of Allah

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even went through starvation, they were days where somehow they have to tie a rock under their stomach, to stop the pain, that hunger that was the only way to stop yourself from feeling hungry to tie a rock tightly to your stomach. So you don't feel the pain, that hunger. What have we gone through in comparison to the messenger of a last little life and and, and yet he is acting like he is the best of creation, that love to allow to heal we in comparison to the Messenger of Allah. So how can we truly How can we be surprised if it is how Allah texted His Messenger and to the level that the Panama the Messenger of Allah, for Allah while he was there, he told us that he when he

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would get sick, that the pain he would feel when he is equal to the pain of two men would feel like he gets he gets double the amount of pain when he seeks somehow the double amount of buffering when he's sick. So this is the level that he would experience, then how can we be surprised with a lot of data, you know, it has written for us certain tests and trials, May Allah keep us firm and make it easy for us to accept those trolls when they come our way.

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Whether it's, you know, a bad husband, whether it's a day of someone you love, money problems, health problems, whether it's people take into the community, you know, that you have to face from the community,

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you know, or even just being alone in practicing your day like you've got your whole family turning against you, because you've chosen this path of truth, to power all of those attempts and trials, but we have to be prepared for them because like Allah said, you know, has he been to a youth Roku? Amana?

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Do people think they'll be you know, led to believe and not be tested. This is all part of what

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La has planned for us and he's already written it for us 50,000 years before the creation of the heavens, and

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so we shouldn't need to plan a lot. So this is old test to see, what do we love most? Now, what is our priority in this life? You know, is your priority the life of this world? And the things that dystonia? Or is what you love the most? A lot and the earth era is that yeah, that's what Africa should always be a priority. Whenever we were trying to choose between two things. Always. Remember the Allies protecting you when you have a choice in life, when you're confronted with a choice in life, always remember the Allies testing you to see what you're going to choose, and what is your priority. And inshallah we have to always try to fulfill that case, by choosing always put Allah and

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the Alfredo over all else, be the liaison.

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And know that you know, always remember also that whatever hardship you face, wherever you go through, that nothing is wasted with a lot. Nothing is wasted. So always remember that with comfort yourself by that whatever you're going through, like the Panama

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chosen to tempt you with the thing, because he knew that he couldn't reach that level in Ghana, by your a bad that alone. Some people might we can fit

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through the aid of a lot, while others among you that they couldn't reach the level he wanted for them. So for his love and Russia Today, he gave him a particular test. Today, we'll be able to reach that level in Ghana that he wants for them subhana wa Taala so keep that in your mind the sisters and always remember the joy in food uses authorities is its uses isn't as abusive, I always try to hold on to whenever I'm going through a test will enable me Yes.

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In Allaha, up, you're on machinee that very clever fees a lot.

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A lot any patient and keep them so patient upon the you know the Straight Path of Allah commands, and stay away from his moharram as he is he's proficient in the law. Do you need Allahu taala never wait, never wait, the reward of those who do good. So either you get the reward by being patient, in your your patient upon following Allah commands, and stay away from him.

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Or you get your patient, you get your reward from being patient, on through his mother, whatever Allah has predicted, and you know, written for you, and how often trials and tribulations.

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Now, the thing we have to understand to sisters is that when you're being tested, when you're going to go through the test,

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yes, yet, there'll be times where you might get depression, you might get a bit of anxiety, you know, you might feel like very knowing you're in and now you have to realize when you're going through those times where you feel weak. Well, you do

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know that the shaitan is going to try to get you through that like the shape one will always try to get through, get you through your weaknesses. So when you know when your level of demand is down, when your guard is down, because your level of demand is down, realize that that you are obviously not going to be susceptible to shape I'm trying to you know, bring your heart and pull you further down to take on ultimately why he wants to enter the Hellfire with him while Davila so you have to be aware of that when you're aware of that. That's a very important point that when you're feeling depressed, you're feeling down, you're feeling like you're failing. Remember, shaitan will be there

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to try to pull you further and further down. If you're aware of him, then he can affect you. But if you're not aware of myself, I'm hopeless, I'm going to help ya, as I point that way, you know, Johnny is really in the stands to join, join,

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join follow them

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on

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anything

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that can help us to

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stay safe.

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And what I'm going to do today is basically mentioned to you like the main ones that I feel like they helped me the most in

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my journey and my one hope are all to be, you know, reached the end of our journey safely and soundly beaten Allah.

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So, two things, the most important thing, which I feel is the main thing that didn't make the difference between the person whose faith did pass upon the path, and the one who finds him so shaky in the day, all right, this is the main difference will Long Island is the one who is able to keep them so firm on the straight path sisters, is that they see the big picture of this life. Okay, they see the big picture of this slide and they they know the true reality of the slide and they keep it big in front of their eyes. They keep that focus on what is the true reality of the Titanic

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Keep it big in front of the eyes and they don't lose sight of the big picture. That

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is one chance.

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This is one chance, we have to get that in our mind from the very beginning, this is one chance, it's likely the Allahu taala.

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And this is one, you only get one chance.

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If you fail the chance, you don't get another chance. It's not like any other test you're gonna go through in life, like you might have failed your university degree, you might have failed your HSC, you might have failed, you can fail in life, you can always go back and do that, again, there's always a chance to, you know, to do something about it.

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But when it comes to the

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way companies realize it's one chance only. So you have to argue, from the very beginning, ask yourself, since there's only one chance seed money is detected only one chance to get at it. Wouldn't you want to do your best?

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When you meet with a law?

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How do you want to be when when you meet with a law,

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every single person should have an ID in their head of what is the date they would need to be in when they meet with a lot of pantalla. So when you know what that date is write it down for yourself. Write down what is your ideal state to be in. When you meet with Allah. When you know what the ideal state is, and you've written it down. That is your goal. That is your goal is always working to keep it always in your mind that that is your ultimate goal. And every single day of your life is you taking small steps to achieve that goal every single day you don't have a day go by except that you're slowly 30 working towards your goal. And you know what this is, because

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even if you did reach your goal, in the very end with that perfect state, but you are or you are hitting, you know, you tried your very best to reach that goal the evening, Allah Allah writes exactly as if you made it. That's the generosity of Allah. That's why it's always good to have the recency intention, like the message that someone could die in a

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very, you know, to die for the sake of a law for example, and use that the Panama a lot like that, you know, as if they were you know, as if there was Shaheed somehow, for example. That's an example of one of the headsets that mentions what I'm saying. So the Panama, we have to remember that no matter what tip comes in a way no matter what trials come in our way, never lose sight of this goal that Allah we're going to be raising from Allah, Allah is going to question us about everything we did. So how do you want to be at that stage? What is the state that you want to die with the state that you want to die in when you meet with the loss of pantalla? And always remember the sisters?

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What have you gained if you lose a lot?

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What have you gained me to get to be really rich, really powerful, really famous? But what would be the use of that? If you've lost a lot in your life?

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And what have you lost? As long as you have a law,

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everything because everyone's against you in your life. But as long as you have a law, then what have you truly got. So this is something you should always keep in mind as well as Panama and it tells us what they mean. When they you win the lottery.

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ever believed in Allah like you ever make them so firm in their belief and focuses their heart towards Allah, Allah,

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Allah guide the heart so that you first of all, if you're not, if you're not like, achieving what you want, so far it because you need to, you need to look at your heart and realize that you haven't really, you know, you haven't really purified your intentions that big of a law, if you truly drove by your intentions to think of a lot and truly focus your heart towards a lot and what your goal is a lot closer

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heart and He will guide you towards achieving your goal the evening

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in Panama as far away as it may seem today, as far away that may seem today.

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Okay, so that's the first thing to make.

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Allah and the next slide and don't, don't do that because ever that's your priority in sha Allah. Then after that, we need to the next step is to take the tool that Allah has given us to be able to achieve this goal

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to give them so many tools, so many.

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The theories are ways and things we can use to help us to achieve this goal. And that's why we

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go to Vienna

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We need to make these things a priority in our life a priority that we never let go of the thing we always hold fast to them, as long as I'm holding it to them that I tell you about, then inshallah, we will reach out to Allah.

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So number one of the priority, these tools that we have to hold on to, it has to be printed. It has to be the print and I'm talking number one the fod pray. Okay, the number one thing that we have to work on and establish from the very beginning of the prayer, we have to realize that a person will never be close to Allah, as long as they are not in order, you will never be fully close to Allah until and unless your prayers are in order. Because why because it is that prayer.

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That they are the foundation of a person is

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the foundation of a person's religion without your your your, your whole house, you know, your whole building plan is a shaky, shaky building on a on a shaky foundation. So if you want your foundation plan to be strong, you have to work on the printer and get the crazy older. So like concentrate, try your best always make it priority in your day

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to put your your life around to print

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as much as you can, in the beginning, like we talked about, like the first half an hour maximum is one hour only on a very strange, you know, very clean circumstances should we delay out

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towards the end of the time, so your your habit should not be upgraded. At the end of the time, because let me tell you enterprise degrade continually towards the end of the time, they are the ones who most commonly fall into praying, like meeting their prayers. Okay, that should be the priority. And for budget prayer, for example, but you make sure you wake up and you shouldn't be missing it once a week or too much. If you pray once a week, that's too much distance, the maximum but really to be stable, we're talking about stability here.

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Your aim should be like maximum maybe once or twice a year that you've been in a just one accident that somehow like the alarm didn't go off and you just get any content. This is what you should be aiming towards.

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And then also

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taking care of your credit because how do you take the pressure off too hard if you're just watching in the fray, not concentrating at all not having push you're not having submission to a loss of handling your prayer. You can expect it

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to affect you, right?

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You pray

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Allah, Allah in Arabic, Allah,

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Allah means connection.

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Connection is not strong with a lot

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of power. How can you expect because to Allah, in your connection, we'll call it your lifeline. If your connection is not strong, then how can you be happy? Because how can you feel strong in your amen? If your connection to Allah is weak,

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as well as something he chooses very important is that no matter how dark light becomes, no matter

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how hard things become and how dark life might become for you through problems or trials that you're going through, never let go of this connection. Think about it. Imagine you're in a storm in an ocean for example. And the darkness of you know the what the waves are pushing over. You have fitna and trials and tribulations but it's a lifeline to you right to you. You wouldn't let go that rope would you You didn't let go because you know that getting God that right you're gonna drown it the same thing without prayer. We going through trials and tribulations realize that is the time you need to create more than ever. So no matter how hard you eat, just hold on, hold on to that prayer

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and don't let go because if you let go of that, then Subhanallah we don't know how far we could drown and we don't know if we can get back to the road to Panama. So this is something to keep in mind. May Allah

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Allah, Allah Allah.

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Allah,

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Allah, Allah, Allah Allah. Allah Allah tells us,

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like how can we help ourselves to stay strong?

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remain patient and through your prayer, in tune in and pushy that is difficult except for those who feel lost. This is the key we have to remember that first of all the prayer holding past the prayer and then

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keeping patient What is it

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mean keeping yourself patient is to keep one patient upon what Allahu Allah and His Messenger

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had commanded, and keeping one patient away from what they have to be done.

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So basically, and not to give up not to give up your neck, don't get into yourself because our freedom to do that is

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the American dream that

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always makes you guys

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believe it, you just choose to follow your own desires in your own life. And when your own opinion, you're always take us to Panama, to do to be lazy and to not work hard and not, you know, not push yourself. It always leads you to sin, if you just let it go, it'll take you to things. So you have to go again, you have to work against your neck, you have to know the reality of the neck that it's about. The whole exam is about training the neck. We think about training and pray, it's about training.

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All the things

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that you don't get into that. You train. And when you try to get hold on your neck,

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how can you stay fit, but this is what I say is like, even if you don't feel like doing something, even if you get you get bone low in your Eman and being hard for you. And you don't feel like praying anymore, right? Maybe you get to the point where you started like painting, well, you're like, wait,

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don't get into that.

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into that the truth here is not to get into it. All right, what it is, is what you should do in such a situation is continue to strive and push yourself forward, do not get into the nuts. All right, push yourself forward, and you will, you will overcome that stage, we

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will not let you go straight As long as you can see in your heart and you really want that he will not let you go straight and the Messenger of Allah,

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He tells us when men young, you've got

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to ever make the patient.

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Make the patient that is one of the most important keys to patient

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if you want to.

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If you want to be patient, be patient with anything, whether it be patient data, whether it be patient upon trial, know that you can be patient, you have to be patient, because a lot

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more than they can bear. So know that if

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you have something in yourself that you didn't know about, and you can be patient, but a lot of a lot tells us that you have to make yourself patient, make patient. And you'll be surprised how the Panama alone will make you patient in a way that you could never have imagined that you could have even reached such a level of patience.

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I know when did you do this, I wasn't gonna try to save up like I know one particular piece of the panel with a very, very big ticket. She was a very, very, very active sister. You know, she loves wedding she loves, you know, being had had wedding and everything and then

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with the text, that she cannot live your whole body. And you don't want content that is as someone who's very young in age, and who's been very active and doing everything in either protectionist in nature and support. That is a very big takeaway sisters. It was hard to go through the stages the panel might be to go through the stages. But you know now, to borrow Colossus, she has reached a level will that will that he had she had

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when she is happy, she never she's completely happy and thankful to Allah has given her these tests.

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So panela it shows you that if you truly make use of patience, along with making patient and to Panama, he will give you a patient that you never thought you're capable of be the lantana.

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So the second thing I want to talk about now is from the things I think a priori everyone has to make this a priority if you want to stay steadfast and that is seeking knowledge. seeking knowledge should be a priority. If you want to get back to law, he said they are fulfilling the thing of the obligation. He said there was nothing that brought me closer to a lot than seeking knowledge.

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seeking knowledge. You know why? Because the Panama you come to know a lot more like Akita

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the names and attributes of a lost cansada

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Allah beautiful name, how are you, man?

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How he

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irresistible. So Panama, so you get to know him in this way. And that's why, you know, a lot of it is

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that the 30 fear Allah, and the

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knowledge

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to allow the mind from the monkey point, while we have to take in thinking the power of knowledge

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and realize the power, that, you know, knowledge is from the greatest weapons against the shape on

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earth earlier that

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tried to get to you through your weaknesses, whether it be you know, you've been in Ghana, you're a man, or you're ignorant, you don't have much knowledge,

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icons that come to you, within,

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or even people of deviation. All right, whether

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that makes you to doubt in your heart about

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your path that you know

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that you know, the

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people who come along the way and try to deviate you from the straight path. So if you're basically you know, if you haven't, you know, you haven't taken the path of knowledge This is now protect us, then it is easy for you, it's so easy, like you're like a speeding target, you could say, You're being targeted for anyone to come and fill your head with anything, you know, and there was a there was a there was an incident in which the Prophet

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he wants drew a line in the sand, but he drew a line, and he did this is the straight path. And then he drew lines coming off that path and he said,

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the line going to the side they are the path of deviation

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and on every one of these paths,

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going to the hellfire.

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Now I can honestly say and I am allowed to give me that that and all of you inshallah I can honestly say in my life, what is my life as a Muslim? handler 28 years now, since I've believed, I can honestly say to you, I have actually seen it in my own eyes, which is a very scary thing to witness when you're going along. And some weed comes along. From time to time trials in the community, a weed state comes along, a weak grip comes along, and I thought, you know, infiltrating people into getting ahead with strange things like that. And because the people didn't have enough knowledge, they

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got like gullible, and they easily fall into the trap of the female detector. And unsightly not everyone makes himself get themselves back on the path.

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To seek knowledge, inshallah. And also, we have to know, to one thing to be important to say the two is that like to say that the truth is not known by men, but rather the men are known by the truth. So what does that mean? It means that

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a very famous, I had so many followers,

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and all these, but that does not mean in theory that that person is upon the truth. So how to know the truth is not by the popular someone, either something like that, or fame or money or whatever it is? No, it's by, it's by

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studying that, and then you can recognize like, I mean,

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it just came to my mind right now. But when I first embraced Islam, I went through that same problem myself, you know, I had this group telling me that they're the right ones needs to return me the right one, I went through all that too. Okay. And I went through it, the path I didn't start off

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with places, okay, let's just say that.

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In the end, I thought, you know, what I'm gonna do right now. I'm just gonna go sit down, and I'm gonna read the body.

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Basically, I read the whole volumes of stuff.

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And I think it has to be someone out there who's calling to one party, because I know there has to be someone on the tree to copy to the level where there's no one on the truth, and and handling that, and

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this is how

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I found the true path. Even if you know, you might not see good examples from some people on that path. It doesn't mean it's not the true path. What you follow is the path.

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interested then because the people like to be honest, sorry to say, what how I became some of your three beautiful examples. Let me just say right now.

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I had very, you know,

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I didn't see good examples of Muslims. That wasn't what made me become Muslim. You know, it was the religion that made me become Muslim. I read about religion. That's what made me become Muslim. Okay, and they didn't like

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people doing wrong things on that part doesn't mean that people

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Kenny, Kenny, you have to say you have to follow the path, not the people that don't kind of say, you follow the path, not the people. And the way to know the path is by

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studying the authentic Sunnah of the Prophet. So that's how you know the path inshallah, and staying with those fallen and righteous, you know, the righteous scholars who implement that path, they call that path, and they implement it and they uphold it, that's how you know, who's upon the straight path and Sharla

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The good thing about knowledge and then besides that, the more knowledge you seek sisters, knowledge, knowledge, the good benefit of it, is that you can recognize if you're suffering from a disease

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that

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is going down, you can beat it and you can recognize the signs of what is wiki man, for example, and when you recognize that fine, you know what to do about it, you know, how to remedy yourself so you become

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a doctor to get that remedy. If you know how to stop then you can self medicate.

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And that knowledge is that how many of

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you know they complain to me, for example, they feel that life is empty, they feel bored in their life.

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They feel

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like nothing they do.

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And then I realized that if you were to get cable knowledge if you just think knowledge but

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knowledge is the thing I think you got your problems and getting

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ready for example something like that time you

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spend much time with me and hunger that's great, you know why? Because now I've got time to study that they

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can use

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to your advantage always. Right.

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Time.

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Boy, do you find that had one day planning plan, have another day for like, going to see our classes, but use your time and fill your day and I was seeking knowledge inshallah and you will find your life how your life will become inshallah filled with know, filled with light and filled with Buddha with guidance and you feel happy all the time. The Panama Allah gives you a happiness that other people don't experience if they're not on that path.

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Another point I want to mention too, which is important as well. And that is always be concerned about the level of your A man always no matter how No matter how much knowledge you get, no matter how far you've come on that path, but you have to always be concerned of your

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question

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from lasky

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masky am I getting better Am I better than I was 10 years ago or am I going backwards

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going backwards

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and get back to how you need to be

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given taken straight away he takes you in

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he takes you slowly realize that you'll do things backwards

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to always be aware of yourself

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always checking yourself to see Am I am I maintaining my image I need to do something to strengthen my image and more.

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We come to the daily habit that if we want to be steadfast we really have to stay within these habits they have to be part of your life always a priority after the predator I already mentioned the negative on the other thing like it for example like number one

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I

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have to be an integral part of my life It can't be something just read number bond or we read once a week even to recap on enough if

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you truly want to be you know you truly want to find yourself fell upon the path of a law then you have to be upfront with the plan always and remember that what is the plan ultimately is the law.

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How can someone How can someone claim

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claim

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claim

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to be close to a lot of pantalla get away from Columbia Law okay Alex is in

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the lead the lead

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to that which is straight to the

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point it could the criteria is what helps the person distinguish between the truth and the body. That way you have to be always memorizing the Quran don't just say reading the Quran. memorize the Quran is just one hour every day or one hour every few days and you're revising but always been that pattern of routine over

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Finding and memorizing the Quran being the lantana. Because the Quran as well, what it does, when you feel your heart with the Quran, it's very hard for the shakedowns to come to the heart that's filled with the Quran. And the Quran also, is

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it

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the diseases of the heart, it is suffering from you.

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And propellor, you find those out, they get taken out of your heart, if you find a GitHub wiki, man, you got to be in Panama.

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When you finish reading it, your email is straightaway integrated into Panama.

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Beside that, as you know, as car like, you know, they always recommend making the morning and evening applications and being built upon that car, especially when we're not playing. You know, when you're not paying efficiently, that's when you should be always memorizing and revising the plan, and being stuck your car because you know that when you're not praying again, you're likely to go down.

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This is a very important thing that I've always found is very essential for anyone is always choose the good friend, always be around those people who motivate you that they have the same aims in life as you, you know, they want a lot and that's what they're striving for be around those people because, you know, you if you were to get it, you feed off each other's energy, you could say,

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you know, you're feeling a bit down, but the other person's motivated, it keeps you up. So it's very important to stay with those people who are motivating you look for the ones who have, you know, good character, inshallah and say wait for major sin.

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He said that, you know, the Panama friends upgrade

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the tide

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can't do without like, they like they like food, you can't do without them. And the second type are like a medicine, you take them from time to time, you only need them from time to time. And the third type, they are harmful. So you don't need to know.

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For example, the winter like Dude, I would say the friends are like the teenage is your latent state. I can't imagine how anyone stays strong in any man, and they don't stick to lessons

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and keep themselves up always with the lesson. If you don't keep up with the lesson.

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I can't see how anyone can say a strong baby man, I really can't listen, I like your food,

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your food, you can't do that the lessons and good company. And then you know the one from time to time we socialized from time to time, everyday socializing. Because everyday socializing, it doesn't make you feel strong. You know, you're actually if you're weak after a while of too much talking and socializing. So have you friends, but it's from time to time not every day. And then there are some people who just all they do is encourage you backwards and they don't help you at all they every time you try to do something good and try to get to a lot they just try to pull you down. They are the ones which we we don't we don't need in our life. So Panama and I just want to mention a very

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important point sisters as well. Dealing with the community

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even if you go through trial sisters with the community if you haven't suffered from a fitna you know maybe some people that we've talked about you but he never recommended to leave the gym out. And he told us that you know, the one who needs the gym our that the wolf developed the stray sheep and who is both the shape one and I have my own as well in my time

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is the Panama you unfortunately became so negative with everything that they told me to stay away

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from Islam, so it's not recommended at all to go off and leave the community matter what negative you know, experiences you may have and not not everyone in the community you can always find good people in the community not not corrupted. So you need

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to take off and guide them not everyone is correct don't blame the whole committee because of action the sun that's what I could say to you a very important point. And then the other thing is a very important point I cannot leave without saying this point as well as the panel is do not make the region too hard for yourself. This is another mistake I saw people do they made the region so hard for themselves they became so judgmental you everyone no one was good not

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good. Not good enough. Not good enough. When you go down that path when you make the thing so hard, everything became wrong.

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Everything from everything to become her own system

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is going to overtake you and you're gonna end up no way like that. Like the Messenger of Allah told us that in the deen you

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Take it easy and do nothing like how do we know we have the moderate path, the path the Messenger of Allah was upon right? But you got to make it hard for yourself The reason is easy.

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The reason is easy

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to reject to take them and it is exactly what happens you find those one who is so judgmental looking everywhere. Why don't they do that? And why don't they do that? Unfortunately, they in the end, they ended up Papa Papa went off the gun.

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So that's a very important point that I want to say. And so what we should do is, you know, pick your goal and

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try to strive for perfection you start you try to feel everything to align, you've made the job commander and, and be positive about it. I think, you know, received the good tidings initially, you will be rewarded for your intentions, inshallah, to set those goals. And keep working slowly towards your goal in a moderate pace be in the lab.

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Lastly,

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do not despair.

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No matter how great your things get is a very important point to how great your things get, even if you feel like you're a failure, if you get to a point where you just feel like you're failing. And then you've just done so many things. backwards, for example, remember always that Allahu taala you know, His mercy is so wide, and His mercy is always so nice. And I always remember this, I love so much with

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the lady next door to Allah and to see him, let me

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say to my service, say to my servants, who have a credit and then lead

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to despair, of the

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despair of the mercy of Allah. In Allah hi young Pharaoh Nova Jamia

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Rahim. Allah forgive both teams, as long as we still alive, there is no skin which is too big for Allah to forgive. And there's no there's no secret or too many for lots of forgives or minbar. It's just a matter of us, reaching out to Allah and asking you forgiveness and turning back to him with sincerity inshallah.

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I want to say that we don't know what the future holds. Okay, we know what the future holds for us. We know what files lie ahead of us in practicing a plan at the moment, but we can say it's pretty popular to practice Islam, like it's actually trendy to practice Islam right now, really, it's trendy and popular. In Germany, it's relatively easy to practice your religion, most people feel proud to be Muslim 100.

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guaranteed a time doesn't come with that situation changes with being become hard and difficult and trials up before you know the believers. So that that's when you get to see who are the ones who stay stuck that path despite not being a popular path. That's when you say you are the true one as

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well Yattaman that caddy been.

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And Panama the level of difficulty is going to become great eventually, whether it happens in our lifetime or it happens after that, but the Messenger of Allah tala, for example, that, you know, get to a point where there example a person will walk past the grave of one of his friends. And he will lie down that grave. And we said he was in a place of his friends, because of the amount of financial relations coming down upon him. And yet another iteration as well as you know, the other narration that mentions how a person would wake up as a Muslim and go to bed as a disbeliever.

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And wake up at the disbelief that we know that there will be times when I've picked up that a lot of trial and tribulation to point out. And we feel you know, what's happening these days, the changes have been made, and how far that's gonna go. But we should also keep in mind that it is possible it is a possibility that the time could come where it becomes very difficult to practice. And like I said, that's when you get to see the truth and see one, May Allah help us to be those ones inshallah. But the most important thing is systems that just like that hope call.

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A time to come with holding on to vision is like holding a hot coal that you might get from holding on to a plan. You might get hurt, you might

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plan but at the same time, you know, you cannot let go of that coal you cannot let go of your plan. Because you can never train

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for the app here and nothing is worth losing. You simply have to keep in your mind that nothing no matter what is worth using your app.

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Amira, remember that Allah?

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Verily, Allah,

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Allah

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no matter how Dr. Gates is

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never let

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go. Because like I said, Nothing is worth losing your antenna. And we have to realize that before we know it, the reality is that before we know it, before we know it,

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we will be leaving this life. Before we know it, all of us, it's been destined all of us are going to die, sooner or later that is gonna come to each and every one of us. May Allah make that time easy for all of us.

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To put ourselves in that state to remember how does that how is that feeling like? Yes, the trials of this life are difficult, but the trials of death are also very difficult to the trials of death are also very difficult. You feel good, you're going to a place you've never been to before the unknown, you don't know what you're in store for you. So you feel scared, you feel alone. And you feel that no, no one can understand what the dying person feels. No one can understand what the dying person feels in a time time.

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You feel because maybe you're leaving behind your your children, maybe you're leaving behind your husband, maybe leaving behind your mother, your father, so you feel sad too. But for Panama, what we have to realize is what Allah told us,

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told us that never stayed on a Steve Ballmer, who ever stayed stuck the path of a law

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patient upon this path of a loss of pantalla, then the message of a loss of life. And he told us that at the time of their death, for the one who remain patient enters advanced upon the path of a law, that Angel, the Panama the angels, to that person at the time of their death. And those angels, somehow they have

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the most beautiful, bright and white faces, the public faces are so bright, they like the sun, that how bright are the faces. And you know, if you're lying down, for example, you can see them off in a distance as far as the horizon, you can see them off in a distance to Panama. And then what happens is the

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company you didn't like you remember a wall in your time when you need a law remainders union of hardship. And so he sends those angels to use the panel law, and you can see them and then at the moment, you know, and then somehow, like as much as you feel scared, as much as you feel afraid that he tells us that those angels they say to you and let the half full.

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Do not be afraid, and do not be sad, whatever she will be equal to i do and receive the good news of the agenda which you have been promised. And

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the amazing thing about the believer, as much as you might have felt afraid, as much as you might have felt sad, but the power when you hear those words of the melodica all you want to do or your soul wants to do is to leave your body and go back to Allah Subhana Allah, Allah that's all your soul wants to do. And that's what the Messenger of Allah described it, that the soul of the belief that a ton of dead is like the drop of water coming down from a cup that how easy it is for the medical mode to take the soul out of the believer. It comes out like the drop coming out of the cup because all your soul wants to do is go back to Allah May Allah subhanaw taala make us from amongst

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them

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a lot that I have described in sort of pusilla which are levy the levy tada and then if you want to ask me any questions inshallah Allahu taala, he says in Medina,

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is in Nevada, Nevada, Rob buena la those who said Robin Allah, may Allah make us for four months and he said La ilaha illallah wa

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hamadryas over to Mr. bamu. And then they stated part tetanus that one day he will

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come down to the Medtronic, they're dead and they say and let the Babu Do not be afraid with that, then do not be dead, whatever she will be jannetty lucky to do and receive the good tidings and the glad tidings of agenda that you have been promised for all the suffering and striving that you went through in this life.

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hierarchy dunia barely designed to say to you

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that we were your upon your audio we were with you in the in the dunya helping you to you know encouraging you to what we're doing good deeds

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that they will also be there to comfort you and give you that you know if your armor at the time of your death to give you that you know tranquility and good badness, the time of death that you're able to say inshallah be eaten alive with ease. The ILA halal law at the time of your death, May Allah not deprive any of us the sisters from Panama may not deprive the Panama from saying La Ilaha la at the time of your death and may He not deprive us inshallah, from meeting with him in a state of any plan.

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That been khudobin Allah denecke brogden Allah

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May Allah keep us on the straight path and try to always say this to our hosts in such de

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