How to Achieve True Happiness

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Khutbah, 12 October 2018

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also penalty Allah has divine wisdom.

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The knowledge Allah Allah created the hunt, created the creation.

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And within that creation, Allah subhana wa Tada. created Adam, will to reiterate

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that Allah Subhana, Allah created Adam alayhis salam, and from him his wife, however, all the generations of mankind, they came,

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every single one of them,

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they look for sasada

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that they look for happiness,

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they look to be satisfied in this world day life.

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But Allah subhanaw taala may true happiness, only in certain things.

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Only a true happiness can be found in certain things and then there are other things which a person may seek happiness in, that they will not find happiness,

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what they will find is a deception of happiness or they will find is a temporal happiness, something that will last for a short time and disappear, something that will need replacing something that you will need to buy again because it no longer works.

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So how important that is.

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But a lesser penalty is sent messengers and prophets throughout the times to show us and tell us how to achieve happiness.

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First and foremost, it will begin with us recognizing the purpose that we are here.

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Why am I upon this earth?

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lawsuit penalty Allah tells us one mahalo control Jin will insert in the Dr. Boone. I did not create jinn or mankind except that they worship me.

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We will not made

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or our purpose not to become monks, or to reside in the places of worship and never to leave.

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So yes, no doubt sad or happy happiness can be found in the places of worship. But similarly when we leave the masjid, when we go about our business, with our families, and with our work, sad happiness can also be found there as well.

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But within this worship, it is how we worship Allah subhanho wa Taala. What is this worship? Or what are the elements of this worship? What is it made up of?

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Is this a burden? How, however I wish to worship Allah, Allah, Allah?

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Maybe today I'm not feeling very, very strong in my email. And so I will leave worshipping Allah azza wa jal today, and I will see how I feel tomorrow.

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Oh, is it that sad?

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That what allies was in places in our hearts, we need to turn to him every single day.

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No doubt.

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person who turns away from Allah subhanho wa Taala will not find happiness when he wants to find happiness in this world, the life alone

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We'll find a temporal happiness that it will come and it will go and it will constantly constantly need replacing,

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but a person who turns to Allah subhanaw taala will not be in need of these worldly matters or affairs to find happiness.

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And it is this what I want to concentrate on this particular hotel today inshallah Lota either

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from those matters which will make us happy, as I mentioned is to find out the reality of our evaluation.

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And it is made of three components. And Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa for Raja love, hope and fear.

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When you worship Allah subhanaw taala.

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You worship with hope that your deeds will be accepted, that you would you put forth a last panel to Allah will reward you.

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But at the same time, you don't take things for granted.

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You don't sit back and relax. So you have the fear of rejection.

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You have fear of a loss of penalties punishment, which should urge you and push you forward to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala. As some of the Rama Rama malata have said, that allow for Rajah hope and fear are like two wings of the bird.

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When you see the bird flying in the sky, it flies with balance. It goes in the direction that it wants to. If one of those wings is partially injured, or not working in tandem with the other, it will not reach its destination rather it will fall from the sky.

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Similarly, when we worship Allah azza wa jal, we should worship him with both hope and fear, and that there should be a fair balance between the two. A person who has so much hope and little fear may become complacent and rely on the verses. Allahu la foto Rahim. Allah subhanaw. taala is the old Merciful, the old forgiving, and forget about the punishment. And a person who has so much fear but forgets about being or having trust and reliance on the last panel other than they may live in a life of despair. I have done so much or committed so much sin. How can there be any forgiveness for me?

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These two extremes or situations that we need to avoid? But what underlines all of this, why do I have this reliance and trust in allies origin? And why do I have this hope and fear in Allah subhanaw taala is because I love my lord

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is because I love Allah subhanho wa Taala

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now I'll hope or love has different definitions and different meanings, depending on whom we love.

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The love I have for my children is not the love I will have for my wife, or for my parents, or the love that I have for the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam almost supersedes that all is the love that I have Allah subhanaw taala

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part of that love is submitting

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and following the commandments of Allah subhanaw taala knowing that all happiness, all goodness, it is with Allah subhanho wa Taala that you understand when the last panel to Allah says that you should trust him, you should rely on him alone.

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This is because this is the reality.

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And as Allah subhanaw taala reminds us what what can I learn hygiena Delia mood that you have trust in the ever living who never dies.

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That you have a demand

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that use your heart relies on allows a panel to Allah and does not waver at all.

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And this characteristic of a telecoil

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this trust and reliance

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and the leaving your affairs to allow the panel to add is one of the biggest distinguishing acts of a battle between the prophets and messengers and us.

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When you look at the stories of the prophets and messengers are Lima salatu wa sallam, there are times when Allah azza wa jal informs us the relationship that they had with him at times of difficulty, at times when there seemed only two options, either this is going to happen or that is going to happen. The prophets and messengers had a trust and reliance in the region, that there was always a third option

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that they never judged things by just do Nui or worldly measures

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moosari Salah at the edge of the sea, either to be drowned or to be massacred by the army of around know kendler in Europe, BC

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Dean, the My Lord is with me and He will guide and he will show. This was the third option.

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When the Muslims with the Prophet alayhi salatu salam at the Battle of better

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with just a few men 313 or 14 lightly armored young men, old men, some of them very weak, that the Prophet alayhi salatu salam with the Muslims stood in front of 1000 well armed prepared men with horses and camels and chain armor and mail.

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What is the options here?

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam spent the night in Salah indura calling upon Allah subhanaw taala to give them muscle to give them victory over the enemy. even to the extent that Abu Bakr Siddiq or the Allahu anhu.

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He said, yo rasulillah it is enough. It is enough what you are doing. He saw that the Prophet alayhi salatu salam was exerting himself so much. Going back to Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And it is these lessons My dear brothers and sisters that we need to take less than or take from

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the Allies he doesn't mention the stories in the Quran for us to just to read over and pass by.

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But also penalty either tells us that there are many hundreds,

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if not 1000s of prophets and messengers who came to earth

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liquidity Coleman had, that every nation had a person to guide them.

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However, a very fixed or small number is only mentioned in the Quran 25 messengers and prophets and from those 25 only a few of them are mentioned in great detail. Musa Ibrahim resigned himself to mention and use of it Salaam to mention some of them their stories mentioned in great detail why for us to take a while for us to take lessons affiliated a balloon and or on using a ponder over the Quran and take lessons from it.

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The moment we move away from the Quran,

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the moment we have a very loose relationship with the book of Allah subhanaw taala the moment we start relying on our own selves, the moment we start worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala with just our bodies, but our hearts are not present, then Allah subhanaw taala will leave us to our own devices.

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If we do not turn back to Allah subhanaw taala at all times,

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even the Sahaba or the Allahu anhu

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as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he would teach them

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the one of the companions, he said that even when I was riding my camel, and that my stick or my whip would fall to the floor.

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Even though there would be somebody there to pick it up for me.

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I would say Bismillah I would mention a last name and I would do it myself.

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I would teach myself not to rely on people,

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even though it is permissible for you to ask another person to help you.

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But they wanted to train themselves.

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To first and foremost, to rely and trust in allows the panel to edit and to do things themselves.

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But at the same time as Muslims we are also taught to seek out and if our brother or sister needs help, is to help them first.

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This is the reality of happiness is to to return

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to the HTML code for your heart to turn back to a loss of penalty. How many times do you pray istikhara as Jabir ibn Abdullah the Allahu and he said in the sound had eaten the Bukhari that a lot of istikhara was taught to us the drive is the heart was taught to us costura 10 min Surah Al Quran. It was taught to us like a chapter from the Quran

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that the individual will seek allies which has aid and help in all of their matters.

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And this is the essence of a 31 year kana Abu. He can tell him

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that you are alone we worship

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and You alone we seek aid and help.

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Now you seeking aid and help is part of your worship.

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But why did Allah subhanaw taala distinguish this type of a bad off to us saying here Can I boo you alone we worship is because of our need. Whether you recognize all know that or not. You are in complete need of Allah subhanaw taala

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and if Allah subhanaw taala to leave you to your own for your own devices, you will not survive the blinking of an eye

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Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah. While early he was a big Marine, or praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the worlds and made the Peace and blessings of Allah, Allah Allah be upon his final messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Al Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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highroad Bashar, the best of man, halal and via the best of prophets and messengers. But he's so paranoid that he sallallahu wasallam was chosen by Allah gelada to be a messenger of Prophet for all of mankind until the end of time.

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This was a great honor. That was given to our Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And we thank Alastair penalty either for choosing us

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to be from those people who on Yeoman kiama will be from the oma of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Even though we are the last on mature approach to coming into existence on this earth, we will be from the first woman

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on the day of judgment to be brought forward.

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My dear brothers and sisters,

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when we leave the gym today, go back to our studies, to our work to our families, wherever we are going.

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The thing that I mentioned to you at the very beginning will not go away,

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that you want to be happy.

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But you want to be satisfied and to seek the pleasure.

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Be aware of the false pleasures that are in this worldly life. And our last panel data describes this world the life as a deception.

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The do not forsake or sell your hereafter

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or shortchange yourself for something or some temporal pleasure,

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even a logical approach,

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a logical approach, does it even make sense to the person's eternal existence, which awaits every single one of us in the hereafter?

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In the paradise in sha Allah, Allah May Allah which will make us from the inhabitants of agenda long, I mean,

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what a person,

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sell that for some short few years that they have here now.

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And it is a happiness that there are times when you need to rest and to sleep, you need to work hard, all of the sacrifice and striving for a small amount of happiness that you may receive

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is even logical to put this over the hereafter.

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It is not even logical. For this reason we remind ourselves what Allah Subhana Allah loves. Also penalty Allah loves a tower been in Allah how you have been, what you have been matoba hearing that Allah Subhana Allah loves those who frequently repent, and those who purify themselves. So remember three things. A sobro washoku. One is

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to be patient, about whatever happens to you.

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Is it due to my sins?

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Any wrong that happens to you be Marchesa, but a deacon is what your own hands have earned. But it's not for you to live in despair. latoken automata Rahmatullah do not despair from the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala in the La Jolla foto de novo Jamia because of loss of penalty Allah forgives all sins, and to be grateful and to be thankful for everything that Allah subhanaw taala gave to you. He guided you to Islam.

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He gave you health, he gave you wealth. He gave you security, so many things sight hearing, be thankful for that.

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And also seek our last panel to address forgiveness. If you remember these three things constantly throughout the day, and your existence, that allows pinata inshallah to Allah will make you from the happy ones.

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And I want to complete the hood one shout out to either with an incident that happened at the time of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that the companions of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam were reminded about the great many blessings that they received.

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And whatever Allah azzawajal gives to you that you should be happy for them.

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When the Prophet alayhi salatu salam was distributing some of the war booty to some of the cover it or some of the tribes are from the Arabs.

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Nothing was given to the answer.

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And the answer began speaking amongst themselves

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the discussion

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This tribe is a new tribe. They just accepted Islam now, and they're receiving this gift and the receiving that gift when I know about us, these whisperings were amongst some of the people from the answer.

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Until this week, the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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and he called one of the

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companions Avada or the Allahu anhu? He said, yes sir messenger Allah. So some of you heard the whispers Have you heard of what being said? Mother to Hulu and what do you say?

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He said in a member of Monaco. I'm a man I am a person from the people.

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So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to him, ah Martin and Saul bring the answer together.

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Because he Elisa Salaam to speak to them.

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So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came and unsolved. In the numbers hundreds 1000s of them sitting there, listening attentively to the messenger sal Allahu Allahu Allah said

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he wanted to remind them about the name, the blessings that had been given to them. And all of us need to remind us more so.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Allah,

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the Hadith is long and I'm shortening it. There was some things that was said before that

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letter alone and Yamuna. bilibili was the wild berries.

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Are you not happy that these cabal these tribes they will take the camels and the sheep and that they will leave?

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will feed them rasulillah and that the messenger sallallahu wasallam remains with you?

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Are you not happy with this?

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lowland hitter? If it wasn't for the hedgerow lock on two minute answer, then I would have been from you.

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Here the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam reminded them of the blessings of Allah subhanaw taala and that what truly makes you happy.

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Maybe your eyes is taken away by this worldly life or what people may have. But remember true happiness. True satisfaction is that what is found in the heart and if it is in the heart, means that is with a low soprano tada and it means no one can take that away from you. Because this is a gift from Allah subhanaw taala. No matter what worldly thing is given to you, that can be taken, but that what is in your heart is from Allah and that can never be taken away. This is why every day that Eliza vigil gives us We are grateful and we are thankful that ultimately we will all stand in front of Allah subhana wa tada

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as sinners as wrongdoers, but also penalty, Allah's mercy, as he says to us when he was at my mercy encompasses everything. No matter what you have done in the past. That moment you turn back to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah sincerely with your heart, your physical existence. Allah so panel to Allah will forgive everything that came in the past. I asked the last panel God to forgive us of all of our sins a lot more slowly, either Mohammed Ali Mohammed Camus or later Abraham.

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