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Better Me Ramadan 2019 #16 – Money and Materialism

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Wael Ibrahim

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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was salam, ala rasulillah he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, my brothers and sisters in Islam. Today we're going to talk about money and materialism in how can we make that beautiful balance between this dunya and the hereafter You see, the cult says, money is great, but once it controls you, it becomes destructive. So there is nothing wrong with money. So long as the source is Hillel, the source, you know, the off your income is Hillel, then money is great. You can do a lot of things in a halal manner as well, with money, there is no problem with that. But once it controls you, once your life

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revolved around building an empire of money and wealth and so on, it becomes destructive, it will, it will cloud you from seeing the ultimate vision of being a Muslim and that is genuine, the hereafter. So be careful. That's why the Prophet sallallahu Sallam used to warn us from going to marketplace, like I said, when you go to the marketplace that just finish your business quickly, and go back to, you know, to your to your world. Because once you're in the marketplace, you're immediately distracted by materialism, and spawn a lot of the marketplace back in the days was just simple street where people are selling simple stuff, but it's panela What will the processor say? If

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he comments and see the moles in the shopping centers of today's panel, it immediately divert you from the reality of your existence and that is to worship Allah subhanaw taala and to aim for the hereafter. So be careful. You may earn money and become rich, all good handler so long as you use this money in the right direction, so long as you also spare portion of your money to the poor and to the needy. This is where money becomes really great. May Allah subhanaw taala purify our wealth. I mean Salam aleikum, WA