Be Thankful for What We Have Texas Winter Storm

Yasir Qadhi


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AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the importance of avoiding comparing oneself with the people who have passed away and acknowledging their blessings. They emphasize the need for everyone to be aware of the potential consequences of COVID-19 and emphasize the importance of affirmations and references to Islam's guidance and actions to achieve success. The transcript also includes a recap of the history of Islam, including the use of tools and resources to overcome challenges and achieve success, and a womanbound recap of a woman’s "boast."
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Santa Maria comes to LA. As usual to begin with our announcements. We've had requests to make dua for for people who have passed away in this last week. Firstly, our own

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biases there's an echo Firstly, our own brother, a brother Mirza Mohammed many of you remember him are very active Kurdish brother. He passed away this last week because of COVID. May Allah have mercy on him. Brother Ashfaq. Malik he is the father of love Muhammad Akram in our community. Our own brother Sameer over the board his uncle say Jaffa Ali also passed away and I remember brother RF Islam his mother passed away. We ask Allah azza wa jal to forgive all of these and all those who have passed away, we ask Allah azza wa jal to give them to about one one calendar kill comm We ask Allah to accept their death as shahada, we ask Allah to make their graves a vast place and to

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forgive their sins and to exalt their ranks. We also ask Allah to cure all those who are sick and in suffering and in hardships. Also, you have seen a video that insha Allah Tada This year, we're going to be doing a food drive for the Syrian refugees. This last few days, we've all experienced a small small fraction of what others might experience this is a very small fraction of uncertainty and cold and whatnot. So we are asking all of us all of us to donate for our Syrian brothers and sisters. In sha Allah Allah will be distributing them food in Ramadan, which is less than seven weeks away so we're all on the clock down to start to Ramadan. And the address is Ramadan food drive at Epic

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Masjid dot o RG you can sell any amount and Zakat is also permissible because this is giving given to 70 Refugees we're giving food to them. So if you have a zakat amount or you have sadaqa then please donate to Ramadan food drive at Epic Masjid dot o RG Zakouma

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salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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hi yah

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Hi yah

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How are you

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lot like boom

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either in all

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hamdulillah All praise is due to Allah, the Kawaii the Aziz the one full of might and power. He hears the plea of the one in distress

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Ever near the one who controls the winds and clouds and sends down the rain and showers? He revealed to us a book in a language that is ever clearer. The Lord of the Seven Heavens and Earth, the Bestower of light, the one who knows the hour, he is aware of our situation and our needs. He is this Amir and double see, you know, dear Muslims that Allah Subhana Allah Allah has commanded us to be conscious of him when he says in the Quran Yeah, you hola Dina. I'm an otaku Allahu Akbar to call to wala temotu illa Anta Muslim moon, dear Muslims, in a hadith reported in both Imam Al Bukhari Sahaba and Imam Muslim so I hear the highest level of authenticity. Our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam commanded us own Guru ILA men who are as Fela men come wala Tambo ILA man who have come look at those who are less privileged than you. And do not look at those who are at a higher status than you further DECA judo. Because that is more befitting that you do not trivialize Allah's blessings on you. Look at those who are less fortunate than you look at those who aren't more deprived. And don't look at those who are higher up. Don't look at those whom you think have more wealth or more status or more power, because when you look at those lesser than you deprived, you will feel thankful and you will appreciate the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala on you. This hadith dear

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Muslims, it teaches us an important aspect of psychology of Islamic psychology that we don't compare ourselves with the haves. We compare ourselves with the have nots, we don't compare ourselves with the elite. We compare ourselves with the poor. We don't compare ourselves with the powerful, we look at those who are meek, those who are oppressed, and then we compare ourselves with them. And this is a rule that we should establish in our lives. This is a rule that we should always be adhering to, and that is that we look at those whom Allah has blessed us to be in safer and more sound situations and circumstances. Because there is no limit to the visit possessions of this world. There is no

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limit to the material blessings. And if you continually look up and up and up, then the ladder does not stop. It does not stop. You might think the richest person in the world has reached the heights of the ladder. But it's not just wealth. How about health? How about mental standard to sanity? How about marital status? How about a sound household? How about children who love you, if you open this door of comparing blessings, there is no end and you're always going to see the grass greener on the other side. That's not what we do. We shut that door immediately. We shut that door immediately. We don't look we don't look at the haves. We look at the have nots, and we compare ourselves with those

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who do not have the blessings that Allah Subhana Allah has given us. And this dear brothers and sisters, this hadith comes in so pertinent and handy. In light of all that has happened in the last week. In light of all of the ups and downs and trials and tribulations that all of us have been through. Almost all of us have had to huddle up with our families, no electricity, no warmth. We don't know the uncertainty is there. We're feeling the cold of this Arctic freeze. The roads are blocked for some amongst us even the food supplies dwindled. And we felt an element of fear, an element of uncertainty. And it's at times like this, that we need to remind ourselves Alhamdulillah

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Haitham Al Hamdulillah Al Hamdulillah he from Al Hamdulillah Dear Brothers and Sisters, Allah has blessed me to visit some of the refugee camps of our Syrian brothers and our Palestinian brothers. In the winter in January of last year, I was actually one year from a goal from now I was actually in a Syrian refugee camp. And this last week, it reminded me vaguely vaguely because our circumstances are not the same. It reminded me of what I had seen. But you see, there is no actual comparison. We have actual houses physical houses, we have Al Hamdulillah a period of time of uncertainty and we know anybody again Inshallah, that within a few days things are going to be back

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to normal. There is light at the end of the tunnel. No one amongst us actually starved and hamdulillah Tamil hamdulillah even if the food in our own

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entry fell short. We had neighbors, we had community, we knew that in shallow to other something's going to happen.

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And we also did not have the stress of civil war, the stress of bombs, the stress of armies patrolling outside, when you look at those that are deprived and less fortunate, all of a sudden, you feel so blessed and fortunate. Alhamdulillah what is a few days of inconvenience in light of the years of blessings that Allah has given us? So what if we didn't have electricity for a few days? Every single day? We don't even think about the blessings of electricity. That's exactly what our Prophet system said, let us do Runa Rahmatullah Alikum. So that you do not trivialize the blessings that Allah has given you, you start taking those blessings for granted. What a blessing it is that

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we're deprived of electricity just for a few days, so that we appreciate the blessings that we have, what a blessing it is that just for a few days, our food supply, it's not taken away. It's pinched, just for a few days, and all of a sudden, we are awakened to the realities of Allah's blessing surrounding us. We're into Donaire Metalla he loves her. So if you attempted to count the blessings of Allah, you would not even be able to count to them. Subhanallah dear Muslims in this last week, you know, we thought that the COVID situation was bad enough, we thought that what more could happen but Subhanallah we were tested, and Allah azza wa jal gave us the Quadra and the power law Hola, La

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Casa La Villa to overcome that test. We were tested in ways that nobody could have imagined this is the Arctic winter that they say the first time in Texas how many of us Our houses are also you know, pipes burst and whatnot and still Alhamdulillah we are here safe and sound warm and dry. Our stomachs are full, we made it through. And this shows us as well dear Muslims, that when Allah puts you through a test, he will give you the means to overcome that test as well. When Allah subhanho wa Taala tests you and he sends one difficulty down along with that difficulty he sends multiple E's for in numerous reuse run in numerous to use raw with every use with every resource there's going to

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be multiple users and this is the reality of Allah azza wa jal is testing that even in his testing, his Rama is manifested and even in his trials, His mercy is indicated dear Muslims, our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam it is authentically reported that whenever something happened that he did not like the situation was not in accordance with how he wanted it to go. He would say Alhamdulillah he Allah Cooley Halle, Allah is thanked in all situations and when something happened according to what he liked, he would say Alhamdulillah he led the bayonet Latina Tim masala had all praises due to Allah because it is through his blessings that all good things come to perfection,

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but in both circumstances we say Alhamdulillah in both circumstances Alhamdulillah he Allah Kula has an Al Hamdulillah. He led the Bananarama deity masala. We always praise Allah, we constantly glorify His magnificence. We never ever complain except to Allah subhanho wa taala. And we always look at the bright side and we compare ourselves with those that are less fortunate so that we appreciate Allah's blessings on all of us. May Allah subhanho wa Taala blessed me and you within through the Quran, and may make us of those who is versus they understand and applies halal and haram throughout our lifespan. Ask Allah's forgiveness you as well ask him for his love of food and the Ramadan.

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Alhamdulillah we praise Allah subhana wa Tada the one and the unique. He alone do we worship and it is his aid that we seek. He is the Lord of the oppressed, and the one who answers the call of the week. In surah Toba verse 51. There is a beautiful verse that I would recommend all of us to memorize Surah Toba verse 51 is a verse that we should always think about a times of difficulty and at times of calamity Colin you'll see burner in Khattab Allahu lenah, who mo learner while Allah He follows me on call, say announce everybody should announce this in their hearts and upon their tongues. This is a proclamation for the Muslim ummah. What is that proclamation? Len? You'll see

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bene il Khattab Allahu La Nina. Nothing shall ever happen to us, except whatever Allah has decreed. This is an affirmation of other. This is an affirmation that all that is in this earth is under the Maliki and the Ruby of Allah subhanho wa Taala nothing happens except with his command pull.

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You'll sleep on Ilana Khattab hola hola Anna that affirmation is then followed by a proclamation who am Oh Lana he is our Mo la caja doesn't just come out of the blue color comes from our Rob and who is our rob our Rob is our molar and Why did Allah choose the name Mola in this verse? What has the term molar got to do with other because molar means friend and protector molar means the one who will take care of you Allah who will lead you Latina Amanu Allah is the one of the believers so the one who puts us in any situation online you'll see bene Illa microtube hola hola Anna who is that one? Is he the one who doesn't like us? Is the the one who wants to punish us He is our molar who

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are Molana How can our molar abandon us how can our molar not help us whenever something happens learn you'll see burner Illa marketable hola hola Anna, who am hola Anna? So we affirm the other we link to Allah being our molar and then what is the thumb or what is the fruit what happens while Allah He fell yet at work, a little movement on once you affirm other and you link it to the Wilaya of ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala the automatic result is going to be what Tawakkol while Allah He failure to work, a little movement on Tawakkol I don't control anything. I don't have the power to do anything. Allah is the molar and Allah is in charge. And when Allah is ill when he and Allah is

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Rahmani Raheem, what do I have to worry about? I will do what I can, but I'll leave the rest to Allah and Allah is the molar and whatever he has decreed his best and whatever he has decreed. He will help me overcome it. This is what Iman does. This is the beauty of our faith. Dear Muslims, it gives us sanity at times of insanity, it gives us comfort at times of discomfort, it makes sense in a very chaotic world. And we thank Allah subhana wa Tada for the blessings of Eman and Islam. And we thank Allah for having guided us to this for we would never be guided had it not been for his guide for his guidance. And I ask Allah to say, I mean with me, oh Allah we ask you as the Rahman and

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Rahim Oh Allah we asked you that you leave no sin of ours except that you have forgiven it and no debt of ours except that you have repaid it and no dead of ours except that you have forgiven it and no need of ours except that you have fulfilled it. Oh Allah bless Islam and its people and the OMA make it blessed and peaceful and protected from those who desire for it evil you are the Kuwait and the Aziz Oh Muslims, ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada has commanded you with a command that he began with himself. And then he seconded with the angels themselves, and then he followed it up with us ourselves, for he says in the Quran in Allah wa melodica to use Aluna Allah Nebby Yeah, you already

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know Amanu Sallu alayhi wa sallam with his Lima Allahumma Salli wa Sallim wa Barik Abdullah Kurosu to come Mohamed while he was like a big Marine, everybody Allah in Allah to Allah Morrow bill as they were there Sunday where he died Korba Wayan Heini fascia it will Moon carry will belly your ego Camilla Allah come to the Koran, Quran Allah Allah Allah email come wash Kuru who has come what are they called? Allah heeta Allah Akbar Wa famous salah.

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stove to do along.

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can that styling and then I'll slip it off on them or still cling slid onto Hina I'm him on eating

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one the fraudulent mera Fajr Anna who was

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What so no coding Oh Kaffir Allah

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for the Alpha hammer does that guy was that God I smelled I've been here for almost one better to see it on I didn't hire to dunya well hirato call you room for in

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feels so unfair

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so who Sufi long Hema Musa along

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semi Allahu naman Hamidah

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along them

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hola hola como

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on one. Roger will call you that can be in

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in Furla hello what I'm being here long beak Alpha dis along like them

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send me Allahu naman Hamidah

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along welcome

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hola hola como

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along Welcome

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along one Kubo.

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My name kumara or

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a Santa Maura

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Walkmans all

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the first and last rows can

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just walk slowly.

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Just a general announcement that because of the severe conditions just be careful as you walk and drive outside. Obviously it's a very slippery condition so just take extra care inshallah