Ramadan 2022 #07 – Expecting the Best From Allah SWT – Reflections 01
Channel: Wael Ibrahim
Series: Wael Ibrahim - Ramadan 2022
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Salam aleikum Warahmatullah wabarakatuh Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam or abstractly suddenly your silly MTU lock that a millisecond you have tahu Kohli Subhanak li Milena Elana Al and tenor in NACA until Ali will Hakeem welcome my brothers and sisters in Islam to this very special episode of our program expecting the best from Allah subhanaw taala a reflective session where we can look back at what we have learned so far, and evaluate our lives evaluate our actions so far, have we applied anything from what we've learned? Because I have received very interesting and encouraging messages from so many people hamdulillah
happy with the content, wanted more, can't wait to see the next episode and the like May Allah subhanaw taala forgive us all. And may Allah subhanaw taala accept from everyone behind this work I mean, blasphemy. But before we move for forward before we introduce more episodes of that nature which are coming in sha Allah Allah your way, we need to pause for a bit and ask ourselves are we on the right track? are we applying to the best of our ability whatever we have learned so far, or are we just information gatherers because even during the month of Ramadan our desires may overpower us and prevent us from doing that which is right I'll leave nobody thought about the Allah Allah told
us in naughty bowel how're your suit Donnell Hawk following wants desires prevent you from following the truth. Either you follow your desires or the truth revealed by Allah subhanaw taala for in teabag how your soul bond and Hawk were in nautical ml uncle era and those who delay the Toba delay the repentance or wait for too long again and again thinking that Allah subhanaw taala maybe we'll give them a chance and so on so forth. Those who live with such an attitude Subhan Allah, Allah the they tend to forget the Hereafter. This is what Ali in Abby thought had mentioned, and we all fall short, or we all fall into that trap. So may Allah subhanaw taala protect us. So this session is
intended to remind ourselves of our purpose in this life in sha Allah, Allah Allah to self evaluate or reflect over our behavior so far in Ramadan and see if we need to do better if we can maintain the same pace and so on and so forth. Because Allah subhanaw taala told us in the Quran, yeah, you are Latina M and Taco law. Well, Tombow, Neff summer academic level, we'll talk law in law, have your own dinner time alone, all you who believe Allah subhanaw taala is addressing the believers here it talks to Allah, fear Allah subhanaw taala be conscious of Allah subhanaw taala Don't be just a Muslim or a movement because Ramadan is a popular month for the Muslim so you worship Allah
subhanaw taala only in Ramadan after that you forget as if you're worshiping actually Ramadan and not Allah subhanaw taala The Lord of the entire universe will tumble Neff summer pandemic level and let every individual look what they have brought for tomorrow. What are they doing now that will benefit them in the future or will harm them? Either Jana or hellfire? What is what toquilla again? Allah subhanaw taala is telling us be conscious of Allah subhanaw taala in the Lucha hobby room Bina Tamil Allah subhanaw taala is fully aware of what you do in Ramadan or outside Ramadan So may Allah subhanaw taala grant is that hard, where we can sit with ourselves every day or every now and then
and reflect evaluate ourselves evaluate evaluate our lives, evaluate our actions and try to either filter those bad activities and do better or maybe reach out for help if we are addicted to some activities and the light in Charlotte Allah have you tips during this session in Charlotte I hope that it will be of benefit for you to expect always the best from Allah subhanaw taala because in order for us to expect the best from Allah, we need to be always in contact in touch with Allah subhanaw taala and the first tip I have for you today inshallah This is my reflection. So I'll read it for you is something called maraca self monitoring. You are in charge of your life, you are in
charge of your own action. Don't blame shaitan here, don't blame shaitan if you slip, don't blame the outside world. Yes, they may be are impactful on your behaviors. That's true. The influence sometimes is very, very difficult to cope with. But at the end of the day, you will be questioned about your choices and your actions.
So how can we do more Acaba is to immediately run to Allah subhanaw taala and prolong our sudo and the best time of the year Ramadan that we are living in today Hamdu lillahi rabbil aalameen who enabled us to live until this moment?
We pray five times a day but on top of that the Sunnah prayers now we shouldn't neglect because according to one ERATION even though some people say it's a week narration but an optional action in the month of Ramadan is equivalent in your reward to a whole full obligatory deed so don't miss out these blessings in these opportunities in sha Allah Allah Allah pray the Sunnah prayers, but also we have clear Malay the head June you know the night prayer Subhan Allah Allah alim, the best of all prayers after the obligatory according to the Prophet Muhammad Salah lies and when you hit the ground when you when you not literally when you prostrate when you go down to Allah subhanaw taala.
submitting yourself in action and saying Subhan Allah, Allah, Glory be to Allah subhanaw taala the highest, the most high, then pour your heart to Allah subhanaw taala now pause here and ask Allah for what you want. Make Yanni big Allah subhanaw taala in dua, if you are in in countries where Subhanallah entertaining business is at its peak during the month of Ramadan. So we bombard people with TV series with music videos with concerts and TV shows and pranks and whatnot. And as excited as it may sound, I call it Ramadan thieves. Those are Ramadan thieves, they steal from you the time in which you could use to escalate your rewards Subhan Allah of him, so be careful. Use that time
wisely. Don't rush in your Salah. I love soccer so much I wake up sometimes in the middle of the night to watch some matches, but when it is the time for prayers, I sacrifice that. So may Allah subhanaw taala grant us the right understanding. Remember, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam told us our caribou Maria corner Abdullah lobby Wahoo has said that the closer a servant gets to Allah subhanaw taala the closer you can get to Allah subhanaw taala is during your prostration when you prostrate and Alhamdulillah we have plenty of time to experience that position. That position which brought so many non Muslims to Islam. Subhanallah alim, they just saw the Muslims humbling themselves in
prayers by putting the highest point of their body to the lowest of the low on the ground, and glorifying Allah the Most High so don't miss out calling upon Allah subhanaw taala and begin to change your condition or to strengthen your faith upon what you have started this Ramadan. Don't ever quit what you have started the goodness that you have started in Ramadan should continue after Ramadan even if you lessen the quantities of the number of records or the pages of the Quran and so on. The second point that I wanted to highlight today in sha Allah Allah is to reflect over the fact that when we were born, we were very helpless. We didn't know anything. We relied on our parents
upon Allah Allah Subhana Allah says in the Quran, Allah who led the raja community to pneumatic combat Ala Moana che majali hola como sama will have a surah well as either la Allah come touch Quran, that it is Allah subhana wa Taala who brought you forth from the wounds of your mother's knowing nothing at all? Nothing ignorant, but then later on Allah subhanaw taala said, but then he created for you a summer your healing abilities, while our Bishara your visions, your eyes sites, this amazing miracle well as either in your hearts, your faults, your feelings and so on. Why lolicon test Quran so that you may become grateful to Allah subhanaw taala Why Why should we be
grateful that inshallah cartoon z then come because if you become grateful Allah will increase these blessings for you Allah will increase your provisions for us Pamela loving, so we fail sometimes, when we experience calamities and trials, we fail to remember these blessings, we just focus on the negatives, and we forget the positive. So this video is an invitation for you to highlight the positivity is in your life, to highlight the blessings that you have already enjoyed so far since the day you were born. And finally, the last point on my list is an invitation for you to read further. I would I would humbly request and I know that Ramadan is very busy time for everyone. But
I would humbly request from all of you to go through those episodes that we have posted jot down few tips and actions perhaps that we have suggested for you to execute and practice and Charlotta
And then further enhance your knowledge by reading other books on the subject. These few minutes are not sufficient for grounded education that will bring you to the real practice of these actions. These are only suggestions inspirational moments for you to get motivated and do more research and more reading. So the final advice of today's session would be to read more about each or about any of the points that we have highlighted in our episode so that you can enhance further your knowledge. And perhaps because of that, you will ensure a lot analysts start these activities and maintain them consistently in sha Allah Allah until we meet Allah subhanaw taala together, your
Malay and fowl maroon, whatever known in lemon at Allah, the Colombian saline on that day where there's no wealth or children will benefit the individual except those who returned to Allah subhanaw taala with pure and sound heart, may Allah subhanaw taala accept from all of us. I hope that you have enjoyed the reflection of today's session and I intend after every six episodes in sha Allah to Allah, we will conclude with a reflective session of that kind and hopefully have enjoyed and please share your insights with me in the comments below this video if you have also any questions perhaps in the next reflective session we can address them in sha Allah does that allow
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