When Dunya is your primary concern

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Yasmin Mogahed

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One of the consequences of making this life your primary concern is that Alyssa, the prophecy says, it sort of says something very interesting. He says, john alphacool beignet, that poverty is put between their eyes. Poverty is put between their eyes. What does that mean? Well, I want you guys to imagine if I had something hanging between my eyes just now, and I look forward, what do I see?

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That thing that's hanging there, right? If I have a stone hanging there, I'm gonna see it. If I look to the right, what do I see? I see the stone. If I look to the left, what do I see? I see the stone. If I look up, if I look down, everywhere I look, I just see that thing that stuck between my eyes. And that's what happens to people who make this life their primary concern. No matter what they have, they always feel poor.

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You understand? That's deep, no matter how much they have, no matter what happens, no matter what they're given. They always feel like they don't have enough