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Every soul shall have a taste of death
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That's what Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran and clear Arabic word he says cool lunasin the you've got to note when it comes to the subject of death, it's already resolved issue that it's true. It's a fact a fact of life it's a certainty that no one can argue it has already been proven islamically religiously is being proven legally it has been proven even through the fitrah it is being proven even rationally through experience in all measurements. That is a reality. What people argue about is what happens next.
That's what they argue about but no one argue that this is reality. So Paula, even though with all of that and hustle bustle Rahim Allah tala Yahoo he says calamari at Athena lasha caffeine ashba happy shakin Latina fi lol mode. Like I've never seen certainty I've never seen certainty that has absolutely no doubt in it. But so much so it's been treated like as if it's its uncertainty or if it's a doubt that has no certainty in it except for death.
Like people know that is real, but they live like they're not dying.
They live their life, not thinking what could possibly be happening after death. See, Rasulullah Salallahu salam, the most honorable man, Allah azza wa jal he even spoke about his death during his lifetime. He said to him, Salawat allow Salam O Allah azza wa jal coma you tune, in normally you tune you shall die, and he shall die too.
And that was given to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam during his lifetime. So sometimes, we need the reminder. Every now and then we get distracted in this dunya so as Allah subhana wa tada reminds the Prophet sallallahu Sallam in his lifetime that listen, your life is going to come to an end. We need to continue remind ourselves for that Allah subhanho wa Taala says to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam one marginally better mechanical hood. We didn't leave any no one before you to live eternity. No one no human being lived eternity before you ever emit the formal holiday. Like if you die, they can live eternity because everybody's gonna die cologne Epson die cottonmouth every soul
shall taste death. And then he says, when a blue combust Sheree will hire refit now
you don't worry about that that you're going to die It's happening. What you worry about is what's coming next he says that's why we try you with that which is good. And with hardships, all of it as part of the test. You shall be tried with good and hardships with ease and hardships. As mean of fitna mean of trials and tests with Elena Tora Joan, and to us lots of harder says you shall return. So as a believer, as a Muslim, I know that that is not the end of the journey.
It's not the end of the journey. So wanted to do is use this life in the best way possible. Allah subhanho wa Taala talk to us about our reality. Because when it comes to this, it doesn't recognize between younger adult it doesn't require between man and woman ritual for everybody becomes equal.
That is like an equalizer. bring everybody back flat. All of us. Lots of Hannah Montana says well lo Hanukkah komentar up He created you from Torah, from dust from dirt. And then it says from Mama not fun. And then from a sperm sperm.or drop so much Allah kujala come as Raja and he made you into as much which means couples mates will matter hammelmann onza wala todo en la velmi no female normally no female birds a child or gives birth to a child but what is not a soprano what Allah like nothing is random. And then he said subhana wa Taala when my mom and Mama, no one loves long, no one live long. No one lives long. While I am assuming he or lesson which means dies before reaches the age of
16 1780s. In Africa, but it's already written,
which means everything is determined when people die. They don't die young. When people die, they don't die too old. When people die, they die. They died when their term came to an end.
So panela when it come to the remainder of death as a believer as a Muslim, how should I understand it? How should I understand this to balance between my spiritual life and my material life? You see a lot Virgil acknowledges that in the Quran and taught us that in the Quran that death is a calamity. No doubt about it. Like some people Subhanallah when someone dies, they don't allow others to grieve. It's okay to grieve. It's okay to consider death as a masiva You don't have to say no, it's a blessing. No, it's not a blessing. Yeah. Allah Subhana Allah said that under perangkat Allah azza wa jal in Surah tilma
in the, in the course of speaking about Ottawa co writing we'll see you on a journey he says the Panama Canal in Anton Lupton fill out the FAFSA but Kumasi but to mount while you're on a journey and the calamity of death that disaster of death befalls you. So Allah subhana wa COVID masiva death is considered masiva in the Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Ma'am and Muslim and to Cebu masiva No, no believer is afflicted by a calamity a disaster masiva and then for kuruma Amara Hola. And then you say what Allah Subhana ordered you to say in Allah he were in LA Harajuku we all belong to a lot to him will be our return. A long journey for him we'll see but he was lovely
Hira minha Allah God Be merciful reward me in this mercy when this calamity I'm going through was lovely Hiram manhyia Allah reward me Give me that which is better for me.
The professor Sam says if someone says that from their heart with to believe Allah subhanho wa Taala will reward them and the loss of Hannah will give them better than what they lost.
On Salah motto they allowed Ilana when her husband when her late husband died, she made that and then her heart and her mind she said who is going to be for me better than I was selama like her husband was so good to her that she thought no man after Abu Salah Molly better for her than Abu Salah. And she made that. And he said soon after that I received a proposal from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, which means her dream was answered immediately. And the other half of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam says as soon as datamine
either Ciba Docomo, Siva falletta, as be mostly Betty he fee for in him and Adam and Messiah. If someone is ever affected by a calamity, or a disaster before somebody, he sets a little asylum, let this person remember the masiva of my loss or my death. So he called his his loss the last hour losing the profit source and from this world is almost the way he says it is the greatest of all calamities.
And then when you remember anything and remember, that's how I wish the province officer was with us. You realize everything that we lost in this dunya is nothing compared to losing the time to live with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam with a divine connection from Allah azza wa jal safety around the Prophet sallallahu wasallam certainty of the hearts and the minds about everything in this life, when you have a divine action to divine knowledge of the Prophet Salah Salem from Allah subhanho wa Taala. All of this has gone with his death. Indeed, it is a great Muslim. But once again, how should I treat this as a believer as a Muslim? For us, this is not the end of this this
life. There is something coming after that. And therefore I have to, I have to balance my material life with my spiritual life. Today, a lot of people are going into an anxiety into depression to so many things to panela and they stress themselves out so much. Why? Because their attachment to this world is taken over this space that is supposed to be for the soul.
What is supposed to be a spiritual experience, we're turning it into just panela another material experience. It saddens me somehow even some of the most sacred spiritual journeys these days are turning into just tourism.
Going for Hajj becoming tourism ayama going for Amara is also becoming tourism. People go to Umrah with different intentions, am Allah Subhana accept from them. But when we go there, the last thing we worry about is a spiritual journey. And the most important thing is to see the excitement of the sides over there, we lose a spiritual connection. So every now and then we need to remind ourselves with death. Because this is going to interrupt every thought of pleasure, and also becomes a motivation and shout louder. So as a believer, how should I treat the
human means never stop thinking about it? Once again, people they think Okay, so what's next, those who believe there's a life after death, they use this dunya in order to invest for a better life afterwards. Those who don't believe in the hereafter you don't believe in life after death for them it just a miserable reality then, like why bother them? Why do I have to do all what I have to go through all of that? or others they think that this life is the only one. So what do they do? They open all doors of pleasure for themselves thinking it's gonna give them satisfaction.
But it gives them void. Because it's not supposed to be that perfect in this dunya This world is not supposed to be perfect. It's supposed to be supposed to have this kind of void for you. So you could fill it with spirituality, because you need to connect with Allah subhanho wa Taala and here's an example of how we live our lives. From Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam Abdullah de la terranova. He said, I had an abuse Allahu Allah wa salam o be monkey be the monkey.
Be or remain kv wacol, confit dunya and naka de agua Sabine, loud enough soccer may not have a COBOL. He mentioned to him this very simple message. And just keep in mind, Abdullah Omar was a young man, he was a teenager, probably maybe he was even 1718 in order to be 19 when this incident or this encounter happened with the Prophet sallallahu sallam. So as such a very young age, the prophet SAW Sam was reminding him, Hey, don't forget the reality of this world. So he says, Professor salami held my shoulder. Or maybe he held his both shoulders, like basically he's kind of like bringing his attention to him. He's having, he's doing eye contact with him with that
beautiful, beautiful fatherly gesture of holding his shoulder. And he gave him this advice. Carla. Yeah, Abdullah confit dunya can actually live in this world, as if you're a stranger.
live as a stranger in this world
are either Serbian, or wayfarer, someone who's just on a journey all the time? Well, then a second one is horrible, Cold War, and count yourself constantly count yourself among the grave duelers those who are already living in the grains Subhanallah this hair is very interesting, because it gives us three things we think about all the time. What's the meaning of being stranger in this world? You know, when someone is stranger when you come to a different place, when you travel to a different you know, place, you visited the front even measured sometimes and you get in there as a stranger. How do you feel the first thing you feel Russia, this is changement. Like there is no
connection with anybody there. You don't see connected with the people. There is this comfort that I just don't feel comfortable with this with the surrounding this, this mistrust, even though you have no communication with anybody, but still, I'm uncomfortable and that's surrounding. And then as a result of all of that what people are looking for in a moment of strange moment like this, we're looking for what we're looking for, for some sense of serenity and peacefulness and tranquility. So we're looking for any opportunity, whatever that we can get out of this experience to be to feel tranquil and peaceful. And in this dunya, and I think gonna bring that quality of tranquility,
except having this companionship with Allah subhanho wa Taala. That estrangement being stranger can be removed. If you have the constant, the constant once again, companionship with Allah subhanho wa Taala, thinking about him, remembering him at all times. And then as a stranger, we always look back to our beautiful moments in our lives. Which means when I go back home, as a stranger, I want to go back home Do you want to be with my beloved's and my loved one as either Seville, which means a way for someone who's traveling or was on the road? How, what does that exactly mean? You don't carry too much load.
How many of you going to be traveling on a road trip? How much can you carry in the car,
if you're going to be going you know, on your on your foot or on a bike or even if you just want to go on a plane or train, how much are you going to be carrying with you, you don't carry much load, you carry on the most precious stuff with you. Making sure that the load is way is light, but the value is high. And that's what we carry in this dunya we move in this world we want to carry with us to the hereafter the lightest in terms of its its its weight, but it's the most valuable at the same time. Some halala
travelers and if you travel you go on to the airport you will see for yourself when it comes to even eating, just want to have any meal.
Just anything that's on their own, a sandwich will be walking and they will just gonna keep going from one station to the other one. And as a traveler in this world is the same thing too. I'm not gonna sit in this life just to have a special cuisine and and buffet every single meal in my in my life. Every time there's an opportunity to indulgent pleasure, I'm not going to take that opportunity every day that I get a chance for this. I'm gonna restrain myself, because I have other things to do in life. I need to keep moving, keep going. So as a traveler, you always stay on the road, moving from one station to the other one station to the other one. Never ever stop traveling.
Don't talk to the word to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah Mohammed and Pamela zero him Allah, Allah He mentioned that journey to Allah. Nema Taco Bell kulu we will or wa healable up Daniel had said, that journey to Allah azza wa jal, you should be trading that journey with your heart, not with your body, which means you might be praying, you might be fasting, but where is the connection with your heart? Where is the connection in the heart with Allah subhanho wa Taala. So I have to keep focused on my revita to get the benefit of it as a travelers.
We don't stay in one place. We keep moving. And that's exactly what we'll be doing.
this dunya some people that eat certain position in life where they're comfortable with it, and they never move out of it. Even in a vida in worship, like many, many people want to ask them Hey, why don't you pray the sooner is it for
as soon as it's not for circle handle, I'm good. Why don't you upgrade?
Why in dunya we always look for upgrades for promotions. But for the Acura, I just do the bare minimum. I'm okay.
Do I have to, no one said you have to do the voluntary acts. But you're going to have to keep upgrading and going up. Never ever settle with one station. Keep moving. You try the station of fasting. You try the station of the head you don't try to lay you try the station of charity. That's the station of everything you try every station possible. That brings you closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala never stay in one station keep moving on the road. Now as for the third statement, when the prophets Allah Sam said to him more than a second man has humble abode, count yourself among the people of the graves already. What does that mean? What is so special about that anyway? two things.
Number one, number one, the people of the grave, the old you know the truth,
And that's why was said that a statement from the Prophet Salah Salem and others say from from one of the words of the Salah hain anassa field of law, for me to interborough people are sleeping, when they die, they wake up.
Like we just heedless. We know we say all the science, but the distraction is too powerful, that we're not paying attention to the science until we die. And then when we die, we wake up, we realize the truth. So the dead people already know the truth. Loss of Hannah Montana says, We're at Saqqara to multiple help. That the agony of death is going to bring you the truth. And it comes with the truth. Which means the moment you start seeing the angel of death, that said, it's over here out of this world. So Hannah, so those who are dead in the grave, they know the truth. So what does that mean to me to die. That means when the Prophet says are damned nepsac models, have a local board,
count yourself as one of the people of the graves, like the certainty of the beauty of you know, that the people that grave they have this certainty about the Hereafter, then the one of them take the advantage of being alive before you die before it's too late. Take that certainty from them have the same certainty what is still alive. The second thing about the people of the graves is that they they understand the value of this dunya they realize that the value of this dunya is not much really, no matter how fancy it gets, no matter how long it gets, no matter how lucrative it becomes the people of the grave. They know compare them to what they're what they already know about now
that they died. They know that the dunya is not that much not worth it.
In the story, there was some of the sila when they were sitting and there was a great there was a procession. funeral procession was passing by. And then they were asked, it says What do you think of this man would do if he gets up? Because of course he will do good.
He would do nothing but good. Now that he died, of course I know is the truth. So he turned to him and he says called for Quinta and for couldn't enter who they want to be him.
Like Put yourself in his position. And you've been given the opportunity to return back to life. Now that you have it, what would you do?
And that's exactly the meaning of the statement of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, wild enough Sacramento cibulkova count yourself among the people of the graves because they know the truth about this world. And they already know the truth about the hereafter.
Notice traction now. We're going to continue on that journey shallow terracotta now what's exactly causing us to lose focus on it? What caused us to lose focus is headed in a bisola salon. He said Karla Yakubu Adama otaku Maha Slaton the son of Adam grows old me we age and to things get older with us, which means that they keep stronger they become stronger and stronger with us right now. I'll hear Sue waterlemon the word hurts is excessive attachment to this world war total Amal, and the long hope to live longer. A great hope to live longer. Somehow you see that as people age and get older, they become more attached to little things.
Little things that we consider them trivial but somehow it's a sense of attachment for them. I remember my grandmother when she passed away before she passed away. She She became old in her 80s Mashallah. And then still, because as we have all the shrink and around her even her mobility became a very difficult for her, but she was still value her little things she had us
She has a plastic bag always, you know in her in her possession that has her spoon, her cup, and little things that she would not let go.
And if she opens the bag, missing something, she makes a big deal out of it.
That's her position from the dunya. We think it's trivial, but somehow a lot, it's natural thing. So in this dunya we get distracted as we age, we start seeing a handle of the fruit of our hard work, we're getting Mashallah mature. Within right now we get we get much more promotions, we get maybe wealthier, with hamdullah, more stable, more established. And as we get with that, instead of now realizing that with declining coming closer to the aphylla, we realize is the time for the reward.
So we start opening our reward for ourselves, taking more vacations and during the dunya and it's all hell. Nevermind, it's all Helen, but just don't forget, it's temporary. So, Allah subhanho wa Taala says rld to be highlighted dunya What are you going to be satisfied with the dunya? middle Ashura comparing to the Ashura fermata would have to do it Luckily, the pleasure of this world compared to the Hereafter is little It's nothing. No comparison whatsoever. Mighty brothers and sisters, procrastination, procrastination is what kills our momentum. Our benefit from this from this dunya because we think that hamdulillah I still have time, I still have I still have time. We
don't rush in doing the right things. As death as a believer, I take this not as a not as
an obsession that will make me crippled right now on not being able to do anything, no, not at all. As a believer, I take it as an opportunity. It's a natural thing. It's an opportunity. You see,
Allah subhanho wa Taala made it now as as the end of our life in this dunya so therefore, I'm going to make the best out of it. But in the Presence of Allah subhana wa Taala has rules.
It has rules. So I'm going to do it in a way that's been to Allah subhanho wa Taala when it comes to that is one of the ways and means to reach that reward from that. I mean, what is holding us from being there? Except for just still being alive. So as long as I'm alive, I will do my best and shallow data so that when I get there, I have the best reward from Allah Subhana Allah the mega mega mega some of the notable anime also will cover thinking about death. It's a motivation for the believer, I know that I'm dying so therefore you know what, I better not do these things. That's wrong. That's haram and I shouldn't be doing this because that's what it is Allah subhanho wa Taala
it's a motivation to correct myself it's like a compass always bring me to the right direction inshallah terracotta Allah and this motivates people to make great achievements. Why? Because if you don't fear death, because it's not the end of life immediate lots of hands on with Allah, I'll do the right thing no matter no matter what. I'll do it. Like how the movies are they allowed to run Hamada. He lived, you know, long on the battlefield. And he himself finally died on his deathbed.
And he was so I was in a moment of grieving woman for him and just like he didn't die on the battlefield like everybody else. And he goes, I've been traveling I've been chasing death all my life. I've been chasing death all my life, going from one battlefield to the other battlefield and if you count the wounds in my body, it's all over the place.
And then he said, Now you look at me I'm dying like another candle on my deathbed. And then he said, fell animate. I know you're gonna let the cowards I find no, no sleep.
Which means those who feel that I've been chasing it, but then Allah Subhanallah decreed this to me, because of what I did, goes on decreed for middle on the battlefield. So just do the right thing. And take your chances and do the right thing that was pleasing Allah subhanho wa Taala. Finally, my brothers and sisters, when it comes to thinking about death, we have to understand that everybody, everybody is born into this world with an expiration date.
We don't know it. Allah knows that date. My duty is to work the best until it comes in Allah subhanho wa Taala make the best of our this our last deeds. I think that this for us. I mean that will lead us to the places to watch it what is pleasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala aku colada sophrology. Morocco. What is a Muslim universe tofu in Nola for Rahim
al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa sallahu wa salam wa barakaatuh Veera Muhammad wa ala alihi wa salatu salam ala Sleeman kathira to mama but mighty brothers and sisters, the prophets Allah samsara dunya murottal after this dunya This is the farm and you hear in this world what do you do, you actually you plant your seeds that will get you get reward for in the afternoon. So, this is the time for
Farming This is a time for for getting exhausted, put in the effort, the energy tending, you know what you what you're doing, have good deeds, don't make them go ruin don't make them get you know just destroyed. Make sure to maintain that you keep planting and taking care of your plants until you get the reward for it in the era. This world is temporary, is just temporary. Again, no matter how long it gets or how fancy it gets, it's still temporary. Remember, there is something better than this in the film. And this world was not meant to be perfect. was not meant to be perfect. A lot of people they get upset about the color of Allah subhanho wa Taala he promised he will test you
with good and bad. But we get upset because we expect perfection from this world. And Allah told you this is not going to be the perfect one. Perfect you will get that in the ACA. He says help us out yes and in the lesson. What is the reward for perfection for excellence but excellence and perfection? This word is not supposed to be perfect. So take it easy on yourself. However, axiom and decree had demanded that as the prophets Allah Sam said, continue to remind yourself with the destructive that the power that destroys all pleasures, and that is death. Once again, as a believer that not supposed to lead me to desperation, because if I'm dying, why bother then? No, as a
believer I know I'm dying so I'm going to make the best out of it. So now when I meet my Lord subhanho wa Taala I have the best reward. May Allah subhana wa Taala make among those who receive this eternal life in general for those who Allah Allahu Malema and Phantom when finally ma lantana in the Canon alleman Hakeem Allah Martin fusina taqwa was a key anti-romantic until you hum Oh la, la la la Morocco saloon Alana De La Nina Amano. Salatu was Salam ala sliema Allahumma salli wa sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa ala home and qualify Rashi Dena be back tomorrow with Nana Wali Mansour Sahaba Jasmine woman via San illuma de la cama Sala