Channel: Yahya Ibrahim
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Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
Al Hamdulillah Alhamdulillah Hamza share Karim wa salatu salam ala CD Mursaleen. So you didn't want to be you know, have you been a Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was, he was seldom at the Sleeman kathira.
Always we begin with the praise of Allah with our thankfulness to our Creator, our maker, Subhana Allah to Allah. We send prayers of peace upon our nebbia Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
We pray that Allah subhana wa Taala increases you and I are in taqwa in a sense of consciousness, awareness of our dealings with Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, that allows our heart to find greater love for Allah.
have greater fear of Allah subhanahu wa to add up and have an understanding of hope, in the Mercy of Allah subhana wa Taala that we are all in need of and seek my pray as Allah subhanho wa Taala brings to us an end to the 2021 year that we end it with high with a gathering that is uplifting and healing that Allah subhanho wa Taala makes the germana gem Muammar Houma our gathering a gathering of Rama with affordable quantum embody heeta For ruka masuma And that when we depart from each other, we are in the protection of Allah subhanahu wa Tada in his or ESMA. I pray that Allah subhana wa Taala gives us gives us fat, he has high yield, and open opening of good for the coming year of
2022. We pray that Allah subhana wa Taala allows us in sha Allah in the year to come to be able to exceed the good we've done this year. And to eliminate the harm and sinfulness that we found ourselves in that we find that it is a fresh start for us and a new beginning. And when I would rather design the locker, they said, Brother your hair, would you be available Friday night? I said yes, Inshallah, anytime I have a free gap, and I'm invited, I will definitely come with him. And I was hopeful and happy insha Allah to be with you here today. And they said, What topic I said, Well, you know, let's make it something that we all need to hear. I need to say it, and you need to hear
it. Right, I need to say it. The things that I'm saying are not things that I say from a position of authority or power. It's not something that I say from a place where I've accomplished it, and I want you to gain it, but rather it's from a place of equal standing. So the difference between those sitting in front of me and me sitting in front of you is zero, no difference.
The perspective that I have is just the Kra a reminder something to wake myself up and wake you up with May Allah Subhana Allah Allah give us an awakening of our love for Allah, just like a lion.
I would love for Allah azza wa jal, our hope in His mercy Subhana Allah to Allah and to make us fearful of him in the way that he is deserving of us. So I wanted to speak about a number of quick issues first, the first issue is about celebrations. Because we are not people of Buddha, you know, the concept of it after us as Muslims is a very important concept. We don't do any religious practice, any religious practice that is not sanctioned, taught, given in precedent, by unless by Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and taught through the Sahaba of the prophets of ISIS. And I don't want anybody watching or watching with us online or being with us here live thinking that this
is an act of rebellion that we should do at the close of every year. We bring all the Muslims together, we're going to do something that's special. This isn't the aim. This is just an organizational thing. It just so happens it's a Friday night, everybody's off work. Nobody's going to work tomorrow. It's going to be New Year's Eve. It's an opportunity to gather together it is not with the aim of having this night as being something special. This night with Allah subhanho wa Taala is like every other night. This isn't like like literal. This isn't like the half of Shaban. This isn't like one of the nights that is itemized for us at times in the tradition in the Sunnah of
the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I always get asked this question, are you allowed to celebrate New Year's?
What What are your thoughts? What do you mean by celebration? When does the word read mean to us? The prophets I send them says Coronavirus
In the authentic hadith, the Muslim the owner of Islam every day to read the aid of Aden and Aidan aha, that's it. What do we mean by it? It means something we mark in worship for Allah that Allah told us to act in a particular way.
After the month of Ramadan, fasting all month, praying tarawih all night, giving zecca giving sadaqa 10 Nine to Ramadan making Attica finishing the heart of the Quran. Allah subhana wa Taala gives us a warning.
Don't end long, long periods of riba you wake up in the fire you say mashallah, I've haven't finished. So ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala says, no wake up and pray together. Even if you are not praying as a woman come to the place of prayer to hear the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala
men, women children praying or not praying come to the place and not in the masjid which is convenient everybody knows that magic No, go to a place different come together, wear new clothes, eat new food, give a special marking as as a legislation Sharia from Allah subhanaw taala
he will have how much Allah the Hajj May Allah open the road for Hajj. May Allah allow us to be beautiful man that may Allah make 20 a year for us to make Hajj again in sha Allah and for those who haven't met Allah opened a road for them where they don't expect it to be found Allah Allah Ameen.
Allah Subhana Allah says what either for two min Arafat, the de Europa is just dua just Vic just Sala just Eman you are standing hot, tired hungry and closed in your normal clothing everything you are doing is a bother to Allah subhana wa Tada everything is there a bother to Allah
you finish the whole day you have nothing but do and the
photo may not have that you finished first kulula Don't stop make more the grove Allah and Allah Masha Allah haram spend the night in was Delica go from there and pelt that Jamara go from there and make the lab don't stop. And for you who are distant fast the day of alpha and then the next day gather together in celebration for us as Muslims is a religious occasion. Well, what about things like New Year's Eve? What about your son's graduation party? MashAllah the sisters Valentine's Day, right? Oh, yeah.
Which are allowed, which are not things that are completely cultural, that have nothing to do with a bad nothing to do with Eman, nothing to do with Islam, nothing to do with religious devotion are permitted. Some of them may be may be raised to a level it should be done to prevent other harm. Sometimes it's something that has no religious benefit, but you should take part of it because it takes away some of the other pressures that you have in life.
For us, of course, there is a difference between Valentine's Day and Harmony Day. Everyone's like harmony, what's this harmony, Harmony many days a day United Nations they said look, it's a day to end racism. This is a day Muslim should be very aware of right. We at times find ourselves under moments of oppression and things like this. There should be you know, attempts for us to make an understanding in our workplaces in other places of the importance of that Day. Valentine's Day comes from a man named Saint Valentine. It was related to issues that relate to paganism and love and things of that nature. It is not seen for us as an act that you and I should single out. This is the
only day I bring my wife flowers. This is electrica hair breaking our hearts.
No you bring flowers the day before the day after the day of it. The week before the week after every day is mother's day for us every day his father, nobody cares about Father's Day. Are you doing nobody? Yeah, and even you know, Father's Day is I don't think I get anything. Mother's Day Mashallah. It's very commercial. Everybody's, you know, a lot of money. And I want you to understand why.
So I want you to think about how the marketing plans lead people to that. So you have Black Friday is In which month?
November right last Friday.
before December Black Friday, everybody go out buy
right? MashAllah DFO was busy.
Then you have Christmas December 25 Then have in January New Year's australia day then you have February What do you have?
Valentine's Day mashallah the brothers they're on the sooner they Oh, who is this? Though? We don't know 1415? We don't know, right?
March Mother's Day, right Egon every month, there is a targeted financial plan marketing plan to get you to go into the shops to buy different products for different reasons. It's not something rocket science, right.
We are permitted to take part in the things that do not have religious overtones or not based on a religious system that is contrary or in opposition to our terrain of Allah subhanho wa Taala Oh, those is how we look at the coming morning tomorrow. And subhanAllah somebody arbitrarily has decided that the month of January, the first of it is the month that they will begin the new calendar for the solar calendar, Allah Subhana Allah tells us in the Quran in the data shoehorn in the law, his Nashoba show that there are 12 months that Allah has accounted for for you or mankind minha later on an idea or a bar that is heard on for months, that are secret, you have to do
particular things, think in a particular way, be extra careful with your behavior with others, lower your voice, please don't don't show aggression all of this particular times in the year.
The lunar calendar for us is a sacred calendar because in it we have the concept of the beginning and the end of important months. The month of Ramadan, it's called shahada on my blog is shahada Lama Ishta ariful Ramadan, it became famous that the month of Ramadan has arrived, right?
Yes, Aluna caniell A healer they tell you Yeah, Mohammed Salim asking about the place of the the movement of the moon and the the growth and the decline of it. He LLP to the nurse he will hedge it is meant to be a way for you to time keep to know your place and to mark your hedge after year after year.
So there are months that are sacred to us that is in our Shediac then we have this Gregorian Seoul calendar that does not have a religious component. Right. We don't have a religious component in the month of in the month of January to December, no Muslim says Oh, Shah, who Ramadan is now shadow April.
You won't say that. Although Ramadan is going to begin the second of April in sha Allah second third of April. You're not going to say the month it's the month of April. Now it is Shadow Ramadan, why it's your opee that you're Islam. In the same way because there is no religious significance to the beginning of the year. We have something as Muslims that permits us to look forward to the beginning and end of different cycles.
And in the time of the prophets of Allah Azza wa sallam those cycles were related to time to plant crops times to harvest them times to put certain fruits in the ground times to take them out time to go read a letter Sheeta he was safe. They were calendered in accordance to business dealings and other things. They had calendars other than the Hegira calendar. They had calendars other than the hazera calendar, which was instituted by Omarosa Bob Radi Allahu Anhu waterbar. And therefore, it's allowable for us to speak about planning
and thinking of happiness and ending sadness in an upcoming cyclical period such as January February, March and April what I have no problem with this from a religious basis insha Allah
why do you and I need a fresh start?
Why do you and I need to make an account and think of where we are today and where we want to be tomorrow.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was a person who planned things
to great detail.
He would plan for things that he even did not leave salAllahu alayhi wasallam long enough to see.
So he would plan for things that were beyond his life. sallallahu alayhi wasallam they were beyond his life, but he would plan for them in the days of hunda imagine Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he is digging with the Sahaba a trench. They are digging a moat, an expanse five meters 10 meters deep, you know opening the ground to make a large trench to stop an army of 1000s from invading Medina, it's the only way to defend himself, the city and the women and men and Madina Munawwara
as they are in the dust in the mud, fighting for survival, by digging for their very life.
Allah subhanho wa Taala causes that there is a large boulder stone in the way each of the Sahaba so Haber, Rumi was a massive man couldn't break through. We're gonna know how pop couldn't break through
as some of the Sahaba Subhanallah when you read their Sierra, for example, they used to call him he was too one not the we'll know in our lobby, we say oh, that person's tall. But I'm on to our toll toll. Yanni. If you see armor, you say Oh, this guy's tall. And then you look at Omar, he was like I'm on his toll call. Mr. Allah and he was left handed. Right some of us who have children who were left handed, right? Moe Allahu Anhu. He used to hold the sword in his left hand he used to be yet to hold with his left hand so out of the ALA Han, and he was powerfully built in his youth
couldn't break through Salmaan and couldn't break through. So they said
let the Prophet Muhammad Allah Allah Hardy was enough. I just also had Ali
Mohammed Salim King took the axe. For Baba he struck it wish I mean how light bursts from it as it fractured in part, this light shot from this light, lightning bolt emerged. footie has
Feriss Ferriss Persia is conquered panela you're aware in Medina, in the dirt, digging to save your life. So Allah Allah says,
Persia will be conquered, la
strikes it one more time
Syria, the Byzantines, the Romans will be defeated.
One more time,
Yemen, Egypt, Concord panela none of the three locations four locations mentioned in a different way I mentioned by the prophets I seldom were under his command in his life that these places were opened but the prophets I seldom was looking in optimal vism to hear that were shown to him by ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada and sometimes we get to a place in our life where we become tunnel vision.
We are looking we see something we want or we see something we're trying to escape or receive a goal that we seek and it's only this so we become tunnel vision looking just through this small opening
and here in moments such as today when we begin thinking about a fresh start it's meant to know that look further out that you look beyond your horizon beyond what you've been seeing all in the period is here for some of us who've handled the struggle was I want to make my job I want to keep my home happy I want I want I want I want to get better I want you know my children mashallah to accomplish this I want to finish my year 12 I see something my year 12 Mashallah, they finished? Angela? Tunnel Vision This is the goal of Han Allah Allah wants you to say no, no, look past and as you come to moments in your life,
Allah makes note of the Quran had Bala owlbear in your memory until a man a woman they reach the age of 40 Pamela
say to themselves sometimes you're not gonna say to others right but inside you, you feel the back pain mashallah the knees are what's that noise? Was that a crack? Every time I get up from sujood crack Allahu Akbar. I've never heard this before. What's going on? Why, you know I used to jump out of bed panela now i o Allahu Allah Subhan Allah Subhana Allah.
Somebody pushing from the back.
What happened by Laval? Urbina Minami Allah rugby I was there any and ash Quran ametek. O Allah allow me to be of those who make sure to say just Alhamdulillah I am checking and I'm thankful to Allah and ash Quran medic a letter and I'm delighted that you are the one who gave to me while I rallied, as you gave it to my parents before me, because now when you get to 14 you begin thinking Subhan Allah Allah He, my father was a good man.
Look at the struggle I have with my own children. Subhanallah how'd my father do it? How did he put us through school? How did he can't take us to holidays? How? Because now I look at life Subhan Allah to struggle? How did he accomplish the things he did with me, while early date what Amala saw the handlebar, oh Allah allow me to continue to live saw the life good life that will be pleasing to You Allah because once you reach 40, you've reached the apex and you begin to decline. You've lived half your life, the amount Mohammed II 760 70. Past 70, you get to 79 hulless. This is rare rarity in the unknown of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So you've lived half your life, once you
get to 40 Oh Allah, allow me to be thankful for you, you begin to look further than what you were seeing before.
And therefore part of the fresh start. And I want to speak of this as a psychology of building and redemption, a psychology of a mindset of building and of redeeming, fixing past and building for the future. So the first aspect of this is the acknowledgement
of error is to sit with yourself and say, subhanAllah this is where I am wrong.
It's very rare for us to have a critical Maha Sabha, the concept of mohatta critical accounting of ourselves in our heart, in our mind, to sit with ourselves for a few minutes. And to blame ourself in a beneficial way. I'm not speaking about in a depressive way we're looking at that I'm no good. There's nothing that's ever going to come I'm failing at everything. No. It's to look at the successes we have and see how I could make them greater. It is to look at the failures failures we have and see how I can lessen them or change them into the future. It is not to say woe is me no good in me there is nothing that I produce that is of goodness.
And Allah subhana wa Taala makes this clear to us in the Quran. Some of the verses that were recited for us in the beginning by our brother in law, enough head, he began sort of noon. There are four statements in the Quran, that if you avoid them, you avoid Janam and there are four statements in the Quran. If you practice them you enter Jannah and the four and the four are opposites to each other. The four are opposite to the other four. So what are the four that bring you to Jenna? Or me known Alina home fi
salam ala him what?
How should they pay attention in their soda? Well Levina Hemani level distractions things that aren't important they're careful not to be immersed fully in it.
They're not you know continuously constantly in it. And in love we know how to do well Alina home lil
Zeca they have from the baraka that they've been given in life from the web. They have fat I don't they give it well levena homely Farrugia him happy Boone they are careful with their modesty with their things that lead to the Haram eyes, ears the issues that relate to
You will practices
you must do those for you find your place in Ghana, the opposite of them. Allah subhana wa Tada he warns us in the Quran
they are those who did not mess Allah comfy Saba, why the angels was what made you arrive in this place in Jahannam LEM Neko Minal mousseline while I'm Nicola
miskeen. We didn't feed the poor were called Nana holder.
We used to be with those who were distracted.
We were the four that need to Jenna oppose the four. That take one, two Johanna.
The look for the future is to understand that you and I have this struggle, there is something with me, that must be improved. And Allah He led de la ilaha you know, there is something with you that you yourself must bring to the surface and say I am responsible for this. I must improve it. It's not
a surprise Subhan Allah today there was one brother.
He had gone with me to Hajj and gone with me to Emeraude a brother from New York and he sent me a message middle of the night because for them day is our night shift. Please urgently call me, Pamela two in the morning when I woke up perfect four o'clock I look. Okay, let me call this brother said Imani. What's wrong? I
just I said the word Talat. But I didn't mean it.
I said to my wife, I was so angry, she said. And I said, Okay, I want you to go back and listen to the sentence you said. Say it now slowly.
She said, she did. She, she, she she she? And what did you do? With life? All I said was
the big word, the capital T word.
So the game is only her. Yeah, you didn't do anything. She said all of the things and you're free. You have no share in it. Nothing.
Nothing last week, nothing last night, nothing the day before the month before, nothing there that you can look in the mirror and say well lie. There is something I need to fix.
Because unless that comes to mind, you're going to say this word again. And guess what? You're going to think it's her fault and you have no blame.
The Fresh Start is that you recognize that each and every one of us is part of the problem. We exist in Hannover
sometimes we blame trade on. So you don't know why we give him a bad name. Shaitan like why why you keep bringing my knee into it. I have nothing to it. What Yeah, yeah, it's you. Why every day you blame me for everyday it's shaitan every day I'm the one who didn't turn off your alarm. I'm the one who didn't set the iPhone. I'm the one who me not you. Nothing to do with you.
Everybody's shaytaan regime he made me angry really? From nowhere. Trade on he out of all the billions of people in the world just you Mashallah.
Look at the difference between the attitude of bliss and the attitude of Adam.
Bliss Allah says, Mammon aka alertness do the Amato what made you not make sujood when I told you and ordered you to make so do
call Anna Hi Roman, I'm better. I'm this. Allah doesn't ask what logic is there for you? But Allah, but Allah Subhana Allah one shaytaan to acknowledge he made a mistake. How does shaitan respond? He blames ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada
you yeah Allah on the one who allowed me to make this choice.
All FRB my awakening. He says Oh Allah, You allowed me to go far away from you. So for this reason, that Apollo then Allah home Serrata can I'm going to wait for Adam and his children and I'm going to show you that they are worse than me.
Adam Alia Sarah
facula minha HeMan Hawa they eat from the tree
Takayasu Fanny, I lay him in woroch agenda they're covering themselves with their shyness embarrassment from Allah.
What is the response of Adam? Allah tells us that Allah allows for West West LA he shaitan Allah is the one who says, I allow the shaitan us with a West West LA, to speak to Adam, to say within Adam to make things that are loved by Adam more easy for him to commit.
The relationship we have with the shape on is that the things that we fall in mistakes are from our own self. Adam wanted to have the tree Adam even without a bomb, Adam, he wants the tree because Allah subhanaw taala said, lotta crowbar the shot don't go near it. I wonder what it is. The tree looks like the same like all the other trees in general. The same fruit the same color, the same height, but it's just this strip don't go near this one.
No reason why it doesn't look like why. So what does shaytaan do? Shaitan comes with the two things that you and I as human beings crave the word Westwater in the language of the Arab it's called the West sweat. It's a sound with sweater to them. It is the striking of gold and gold. So this sound you know, mashallah some of the sitter's in their wedding, they walk in with all the bracelets,
when they're hitting each other. This is called the West Western to that. It's something that you want, and now it's called it's making the sound of gold on gold on gold. This is the meaning of what's worse or something your heart wants it.
So the shaitaan then shows you the way to get it and makes you think it's not as bad as it is. So Allah says so the Shaitan says the Adam sheduled Hotel. We're milking Leia. Adam, you want two things? You're in Jana. You want to live forever. Right, Adam? Yes. More Chateau hotel, hold this tree. You want to live forever? Yeah, I want to live forever. I want this Jenna forever. This tree shall hold eternal life. But it's not just eternal life. Who wants to live to the age of 1000? old, tired and poor? Nobody. If I was to say to you, okay, you're going to live to be 250 years old. But you're going to keep getting old. And you're going to continue losing your thoughts and your mind.
And you're going to become poorer and poorer as the days go by. You say Well, I had
7080 years I want to be with Allah Subhana Allah. Give me shahada, Allah finish.
So shaitan comes in says, Shall gentle tell hold WA and what do you want to add and what's in your heart? Mukhin liable. You have this kingdom that is never taken. You're not going to lose it. FACA Lemina. So they take it. Shame on you. It's like spirit. It's like sinful Juju. You're already falling over shaitan just pushes you it's your own weight. You're going towards it. Shaitan just makes it deceived. Fair seeming, but it's you who made the choice.
Adam recognizes this. When Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks to Adam and speaks to her well, the response is not like Trayvon. Although Adam can say yeah, Allah you allow Chapin to us Swiss you're the one who gave him this permission to lead us What does Adam say all the DUA we make all the time. Bala both of them said are up BANA wala Amna
my mistake, not Trayvon even though Allah said Trayvon like whom I don't be careful, he's an enemy. He's gonna come us with
me. That's a very powerful mindset. As you exit this year, my dear brother, look at whatever things you and I whatever I you want to achieve, whether it's losing weight, whether it's becoming a millionaire, may Allah bless us all Allah whom I mean.
This should be an ambition for all of the believers to be financially secured, to have multiple revenue streams to be a person of financial independence.
economic prosperity This is so now the prophets Allah when he was right, the one who gives is better than the one who receives right.
Anything you look at in life that you want to improve in, begin with the mindset, what have I done? To hurdle, my progress? Where can I make a cut, make an addition, remove a process, change my outcome to make a change for that which is into the future.
The second step for the fresh start first is to have this Maha Sabha self critique, self analysis, self blame, self reproach, all of it comes under this concept.
The second is to gather the tools to gather the elect, the tools you need.
As always, I mentioned this and hotel Juma this morning in the school away to me
rocking my hula, he was going to be one of the Sahaba of the prophets I said and he was in Yemen heard of Rasulullah sai Salem put all of his belongings he's on his way to Medina to accept Islam.
And his mother fell ill
Should I leave my mother unwell and be with Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had you with Muhammad, Allah or sit with my mother and help her. He chose to not meet Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and to seek caring for his mother. This is that the importance of our parents in our life.
The importance of our parents in our life like if May Allah allow me to see my mother again in sha Allah Subhan Allah been two years, the longest time I have ever been away from my parents. I've been in Australia 20 years. Last year was the first summer I ever spent in Australia. 20 years. I've never had a summer here. December comes I'm gone hulless the brothers no i Oh, he's gone. Come back. Charla I used to take trips and I will see my father my mother one day. Well, law he will lie. In 2019 in November. I flew Paris, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Toronto. I left Paris Thursday night. I missed school on Friday. Per Thursday night arrived Toronto, Friday morning. spent Saturday flew back
Walleye Subhanallah I feel trapped. Forget your you know you're not well, I will wear a mask on my face in the back. No problem. Japan Allah, Allah can go visit my parents with ease, without major inconvenience to my work to my students, to my family, to my wife to my children.
If you are insula
for the young people, if your insula and your mother from the kitchen, she says yeah, you're in sala Salah
Santa Monica, Santa Monica believe Sala and you go enter your mother.
Pamela, look at the deme you're in prayer. You're waiting for your father to come lead measure. You're doing some No.
The prayer. You're not Yeah. Santa Monica. Sara. Nam? Yes, ma'am.
aways. He said this. He misses being a Sahabi of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to sit with his mother to help her become better. For this reason, Allah informes Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam over ways. And the privatization says to Omar not to me not to you not to regular slide. He says to her mother the Allahu Anhu
there will come a time when I am not here with you.
And you are in need of somebody to make dua for you and you know we ask each other to make drop
in hand there will be a man who will come from Yemen
is moving away so currently
you Omar you not not not even the regular you even Yuliana if you get a chair if you are blessed to meet him, ask him to make dua for you. To Pamela
why cuz almost
Almost your mother, your mother, your mother
Why so army his job was always entered by Allah.
People used to ask why he doesn't say my mother and
he says the decree of Allah to make vicar of Allah Subhana Allah when is easy,
but difficult. It's easy. It's light, but heavy.
It's like a soldier
who is going out to battle against an enemy.
And the journey is long you have a long life. It's a long journey.
So you prepared lots of things to make your your journey survivable. You brought with you food, water, armor shield sword. And as you begin your journey,
you say to yourself, I don't need all of the things let me take some of it away.
Take your shield off you and you put in you keep walking, you know I'm lighter. Now I have more time. And you go a little bit further and you're still tired. So you take your armor off. It'll it'll make me quicker on my feet. you rationalize why.
And then you go a little further. I need to carry all this food. I'm gonna find food later. Let me put it here. And you go a little bit further. You've lost your shield, lost your armor, lost your food, lost your water, you only have your sword, you go a little bit further. You say even the sword is heavy, the sun is hot. Let me just put it down. Allah subhanaw taala will help me if I peace and then face an enemy insha Allah Allah will give me success.
The enemy has defeated you before seeing you.
And as you leave the vicar of Allah, the reading of the Quran, the Sunni now of your Salah, the extra dua you make, you've left behind your shield, your armor, your food, your sword. So you come and stand in front of the enemy who Allah says in shaytaan Aleko. I do photography do who? Well, but you are without protection and without a weapon. And the shaitaan didn't defeat you. But you lost the battle before arrival Subhan Allah
that is a very powerful second step to gather the tools that will make you successful in life.
is a stepping stone to success. When I use the word education. I'm talking about any in any field of knowledge, education, about auto mechanics, education, about chemistry, education, about math, anything that you become learned in that you approached mastering is going to benefit you in life.
But when you become a person who just scratches the surface surface and you and you can't complete a task for some of our younger students, if you make it your mission each and every week to read a book in the summer, every week one book two books every week in your summer trip summer holiday, every week to make it a mission to memorize a surah a day a section of the Quran. I'm going to complete Judah and I'm going to complete Judi Tabarrok. I'm going to complete Alka that you set something where you gather a tool that will benefit you pass the moment that you are in, such as Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Allah says to us that the verses of the Quran were given to
him in stages in bits and pieces can Gallica Lin with a b2b Hebrew ad. I gave you the Quran, area by area section by section because it makes your heart firm water now hooter Tila so that it would be really making your life and you can find the rhythm of doing good as you move forward in life. Third, and finally insha Allah so we can have five minutes for questions and break a little bit before it's a lottery shot in sha Allah before the event.
To develop a fresh start, means to renew our commitment to Allah subhanho wa Taala through dependence and dua upon him. One of the scariest Hadith of the prophets I seldom is also one of the most hopeful Hadith Allah Rasulullah sallallahu usnm. In al Eman lablab, V JioFi, adequan Eman your faith in Allah becomes worn out
can telethia the way your clothing becomes worn out if I
Wear this shirt every day, washing it every night wearing it in the morning washing it every night, the colors begin to fade, the fabric begins to tear, it begins to wear out because I've been using it all the time without rejuvenating it, restarting it, fixing it. The Prophet says he man in your heart becomes worn out the way your clothing become overused and worn out. Fastenal law had a huge needle imagine if you were to become so make dua to Allah
to put a man back into your heart. And one of the things that I think is Muslims that at times we forget is that our Eman increases and it decreases Eman goes up the Torah when we are obedient to Allah in the month of Ramadan and so Yamanaka and halogen we are connected with Allah begins to go up while I am also Bill Maher and it begins to decline. When we make a sin between us and Allah. Allah tells us in the Quran, in Al Hasan at YouTube, let's say at any time you've done something wrong, do a good deed as quick as possible. And sometimes the shaytani just wants you to not do the good deed to think that you are parallel and bury that you need to show it on and you will take you
far away from Allah that you don't know how to get back. But the moment you put in your mind every time I am going to restart, man.
First thing you say when you wake up is the vicar of Allah Smilla hamdulillah hamdulillah hinder the Ohana bad Amata no Elysian shore, La ilaha illallah wa who actually collect the hula hula on hamdullah condition, can you remind yourself of your commitment to Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, make dua that Allah opened your heart to the Koran
and take the steps to it. And then as the prophets I sell them polyfill Islam Allah Allah as anyone who had a bad tell me something simple in Islam, that I don't need to ask anyone after you've informed me so the prophets I seldom said whole Robbie Allah be regular and saying My Lord is Allah say proudly be president insane. La ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah to Mr. King, then adjust your life to that path. don't fit Islam into your life, but fit your life into Islam. We are the OMA, who seek peace through submission and surrender to Allah. Consider yourself a slave. And you will find Allah is your master. Allah Who will be the one who gives you the sight you see with the
hearing you hear with the protection you are protected with. The power you strike with the movement of you is by the power vested in you with Allah subhanahu wa taala just on account of you doing the Whadjuk that Allah has written for you. Now ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada to give us a new beginning in the 20 year from the errors of 2021 and before I ask Allah subhana wa ala to restart Imani in our hearts in this night as we come forward to him seeking His mercy and His forgiveness. I pray that Allah subhana wa Tada opens for us the doors of risk that if our risk is in the heavens, Allah rings it down for us. And if our risk was buried beneath the earth, that Allah allows us to discover it
and extract it. That if our risk was in the far oceans that Allah allows us to travel in them. I pray that Allah subhana wa Taala sends His angels of protection upon us and our homes and our families that we are guarded as we enter our home with Bismillah Allahu Allahu Akbar from the shaytaan entry that we follow the sunnah of our Novia sallallahu alayhi wa sallam inside us as much as we see outside us, Alma Amin, I pray that Allah subhanho wa Taala allows our children to grow up to be Imams for our community and Australia that our young sons and brothers grow up to become leaders of the faithful. Our young daughters and sisters grew up to become those who are celebrated
for their accomplishments and bringing into being a new community of faith in the generations to come. I pray that Allah subhana wa Taala gives us an understanding of the Quran as much as a reading of it. And Allah opens our hearts to acting upon what we know of the dean and protecting us from it being a proof against us that we have turned our site and our habits away from it alone. I mean, I pray that Allah subhana wa
gives us security from a place that we don't expect it and allows us to be protected in our homes in our streets in our city of Perth in our country of Australia. I pray that Allah subhanho wa Taala sends economic prosperity upon those who are in need, and allows us to be sheltered and protection with the sada that we give towards others. May Allah Subhana Allah give us the honor of being used by Allah to enter the day of the week. May they do I have the one who is asking for food that Allah causes us to be those who donate that food, may they do I have the one who is without a home far and wide from us, that we are the answer of their DUA and Allah uses you and I to give so that we put a
roof over their head, may Allah subhana wa Taala allow us to teach the Quran and the Sunnah of the prophets of Allah I sell them and practice it in our own life in our own home that we can be a light for others Allahumma Amin, I pray that Allah subhana wa Taala blesses Microcenter its administration its people, its regular more suddenly. May Allah subhanho wa Taala give to those who give towards it. May Allah subhanho wa Taala assist those who have furnished it and carpeted and painted it and given to it. May Allah subhana wa Tada make the hire that is yet to come in it something that all of us are witness to that we see proudly with our eyes and hear proudly of it with our ears and be able
to speak proudly of it to others in years to come Allahumma Amin May Allah subhanahu wa taala make it a foundation of love for Allah and the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam Wow through Dawa and in hamdulillah Hirak did it mean also the level my Wesseling was it whether Allah say you dinner whenever you know Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa salim Tasneem and Kapha
workers no words. There are some time before so with an open a question and lesson session for any brothers or sisters want to ask a question is
by the way from the Sunnah of the Prophet salAllahu alayhi wasallam in the Mejlis because I see some of you seated on the ground right? And sitting on the ground you get tired.
It is as soon as of the Sahaba that when they would be tired, there is no wrong in standing up where you are. And in stretching and then sitting back down, right? It's not considered impolite. If you go to the masjid of the prophets I send them when the guru so there and when the you know you're sitting in marble floor and you'll see the brother, you stand up, you stretch your back, you take a little bit of a walk around some of the other students sit back down as long as you are not disturbing to yourself and others. But I'd like to make it more formal can ask everybody to stand up in Sharla
because you're too shy all right, can I get the brothers to come line up sisters line up in line? Everybody face to the right. All right, line up everybody face to the right. The person behind you put your hands on the shoulder of the brother or the sister in front of you. This is a sumo massage mashallah, right cinema gave the brother give the sister a good massage. There you go. All right, don't worry, they will they will change and they will give it back to you soon and blah,
blah. Alright, everybody turn around now. You can be a taker, you got to give as well. You got to give
Okay, that's enough. We're here for
Have a seat inshallah.
If there's a question Inshallah, I want you to have 510 minutes before that then as well inshallah. So we'll take one or two questions, maybe one from the sisters, one from the brothers, and we'll bring a conclusion to our discussions. If there are any
Salam, O, Allah,
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know that the sooner prayer or shouldn't a prayer student
and in extreme circumstances in extreme circumstances, the fall of the prayer, so we have evidence in the suit of the prophets I send them where people were distracted in their Salah because of harm going to happen. So certainly if something somebody is about to fall or you know, burning oil or things like this, then yes insha
Allah He better
we do we have one from the sisters are we do we take one from that? Yes for that
So don't want to come over