Gratitude Is A Key To Happiness
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There is a fact amongst all human beings, we are constantly looking to be happy.
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You know, towards the end of the year, the United Nations come up with a list
about the happiest nations on planet Earth.
Which nations are happier, they have a list the 10 Happiest nations. And actually, there is a list of the 10 saddest nations.
And for four consecutive years,
Finland has always been number one.
And the question is, why?
What is it about these people that makes them to be amongst the happiest people on Earth? Remember, we're not getting into defining what happiness is. That's really not the point. Whatever measurement the use of happiness, Finland always comes number one, at least for the past four years, Finland is number one.
But there is something about geographical location of this country. It's all the way up north, it is very cold. In fact, they get six months of darkness. Yet, they are amongst the happiest people on Earth.
And people want this, what is it about them? I mean, look at their climate, look at where they're located. Why are they so happy?
Different people have different theories about them. But generally speaking, they say it's a country's great landscape
with a temperature of ill health and health.
And as we know, you know, beauty captivates the eye. So they say they have a beautiful landscape.
They get more serious, and they say they have the lowest crime rate on Earth.
For the jury in Finland, they have the lowest crime rates.
And then number three, they say they have the best education system in the world. And by the way, the United Nation also comes up with a list of the best education in the world. And the list is always always Finland is on the first top three.
And then they say their health system is
absolutely immaculate. It is beautiful.
And then they also speak about number four high living standards. They say that,
sadly, when you look into the saddest nations on earth
number one is South Sudan,
Central African Republic of Congo, and then there is Tanzania. Then there is Rwanda. Unfortunately we see Yemen. Syria is on that list. China is number 93. The United States is number 17. And look into this and say, Why are some people happy? And when we look for happiness, where is it that we are looking? You're gonna Allah Listen, local man, you're gonna work at Dana Lachman. And heck matter a niche called Lila
Allah subhanaw taala. You know, the issue of Salah the happiness in the Quran. Actually, the term sad is only mentioned twice in the Quran.
term happiness about it serried, Luca thermodyne if you could tap into what could you have any be Amaryl era famine, home Sherpa, universal read for millennia Shaku I'm ballerina, sorry, only two places in Surah tude Allah Subhana Allah says in the Day of Judgment, after accountability is taken, then there are going to be two kinds of people, those who are miserable and those who are going to be in a perpetual state of bliss, happiness. And then these are the only two places that happiness is mentioned in the Quran.
But then the Quran gives us keys to happiness.
And the first key that we find is what Lachman Allah subhanaw. Taala said about man, while
man and hekman Indeed we have bestowed wisdom upon Lachman, what is this wisdom? I Inishmore Lilla
be grateful to Allah subhanaw taala I think I've said this before. In psychology, we are told that the shortest distance between any person and happiness walhi The shortest distance between us and happiness, no shorter distance exists beyond this one, the shortest distance is gratitude.
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the shortest distance. And that's why, why. And they say, if you want to be in speaking terms with happiness, you have to learn the language of gratitude.
If you want to be in speaking terms with happiness, you have to learn the language of gratitude.
And they have a list.
This is a why are people not happy?
In the constitution of the US, it says that part of what we pursue is justice, liberty and the pursuit of happiness meaning that this is a right that the constitution grants you you can pursue happiness but they're saying they finding Why is the US so far away? Why are we not in the first top five top 10? Or maybe 15? Why are we all the way out on number 17 They say that maybe in the pursuit of happiness people have become so anxious that we forget what makes us happy anymore.
And then they speak about what robs people of happiness they will have the less bad and we're going to go in and do cool our Melissa
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We eat well, we drink well. We're very warm. Our basic needs are absolutely met. We are living in one of the most beautiful places on planet earth. Why are we not happy?
And in one of these reasons that they mentioned, they say that sometimes we are so busy complaining that we actually forget to enjoy how beautiful life is.
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vegetations. And as immediately as she started enjoying it, the announcement was made, that she has reached her destination.
Some of us we like this lady,
rather than enjoying what is going on. We are so consumed by complaining about these things about this little thing here and that little thing there. And what that does, it robs us of happiness.
With Allah it robs us of happiness.
When you see the number of people
and how exhausted their lives is,
and how bitter we have become,
and how unhappy we are. Despite having every reason to be happy. You cannot help but feel sorry for us.
Because we have all these things that that we should be happy, but we don't.
And then they say another reason
that does this to us, is the idea of wanting to impress others or wanting to catch up with others. Or just man if you had any theories or our views on Allahu Allah alayhi wasallam Yeah, bye advisor on your element who are doing a welcome for LM and who have held for indelicate Alatus dari Namath Allaha Lake, instead Abuja the Prophet peace be upon him said to him, said a bizarre in this worldly matter said consider those who are less fortunate than you are.
Do not be consumed by looking at those who have more than you do. Less you belittle the blessings of Allah upon you.
And fortunately, we are mostly engaged in belittling how blessed we are.
Give you an example a
few weeks back, maybe what two weeks back
21 People froze to death in Kashmir because of the cold. May Allah bless their souls looking into Syrian refugees in their own country, freezing to death in their tents.
May Allah help them out a bit Alameen but many times we just forget how blessed we are.
I'm not driving the car that I like.
I'm not wearing what I really like. I'm not working where I like, I'm not living where I like I am not. This is what I'm fine.
So always it's not a bad idea to look for something better, but not at the expense of being miserable
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You know, they speak about the idea of the distance between us and misery is determined by the distance between us and our mothers.
Recently, he Salam said, of the blessings of Allah upon me, that Allah has given me the book he has granted me prophethood, he has not made me a criminal. And then he said, and he made me go to my mother, and he did not make me shall he, he did not make me miserable. And the scholars say that he mentioned this blessings of Allah, after speaking well about his relationship with his mother. And they say that these types of relationships is the distance that gap, determine how miserable or happy we may be
the old saying, you know, they go back and they have all these different measures, they come back to it and they say, count your blessings, and your family and your parents relationships.
Say, dad is how we become happy. And then finally,
say that some of us are so engaged about this idea of feeling sorry for the past, very worried about the future. Who has the zero hour interview sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Allahumma inni will be coming at him you will hasn't know we're so worried about the future. We're so sad about the past. And that's where we know the Prophet peace be upon him gets up in the morning. And what does he begin his day with Allah who are also becoming an HMI will hazard or Allah I seek refuge in You from anxiety and grief to Sir about yesterday, too worried about tomorrow, we miss out on living. today.
We miss out on living, we miss out on living today.
happiness is not what happens to us.
Happiness is what happens within us.
Remember, this, happiness is not what happens to us. It is what happens within us. And that's why they say that happiness is synthetic. That has to be made. It does not just happen to you, we would have to actually, you know, do it. And that's why they say, you know, people speak about the key to happiness is this. And the key to happiness is that like somebody said, he said, Man, I know all the keys to happiness, but they're in somebody else's pocket.
What good is, what good is if the key to happiness is in somebody else's pocket. So what do they say? You don't need a key to happiness. The door is always open.
What do we have to do? Get in?
How do you do that? Make peace with imperfection.
The seed will always some seeds are going to be torn. That's okay. Some kids may be crying. That's okay. It may be too hard. It may be too. That's okay. But what do you do? Enjoy the journey.
Enjoy the journey. And I would say to us as parents, husbands wives, spouses, please remember
the attitude that we have at home is so unbelievably crucial. We'll have people who speak about with my wife, it's always doom and gloom. With my husband, there is always something wrong with this there is always that is not a good environment to create at home, but rather a environment that is just always full of gratitude, this western
tourist, he goes to Kenya and he comes back and he said I was stricken by how happy people were. And he said it began with my one legged taxi driver. He said his happiness was so radiant. He said the man was
genuinely happy. I did not see their poverty. I did not see the fact that he was one legged. He said all I saw was a very happy individual.
Material things make life comfortable, but it does not guarantee happiness. May Allah Subhana Allah grant us and our loved ones happiness your Bill Allen Apollo cola Hydrostone Rolla Hello we're looking for stuff hero who in the who, who will have a full ride
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become continuously grateful for all the goods that we have. And we have a lot of good Wallahi we have lots of goods. What we need to do is be grateful for these goods. Let's begin with our families. Law who this would be a homework for all of us. If family is good, please go and tell them.
Tell them how grateful you are. That you're my wife, my husband, your My child, my daughter, my son, so grateful that you are part of this family I am part of this family. And that is how we start celebrating the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala upon us. May Allah Subhana Allah increases in gratitude. May Allah Subhana Allah make us of those who are happy in this life, as well as in the Hereafter. May Allah Subhana Allah keep our family sound safe and happy or below Allah mean for all of our brothers and sisters who are not doing well. melas hunt Allah ease their pain. May Allah help all the people who are in need people who are suffering in the cold, may Allah Subhana Allah bring
warmth to their lives. For those who are naked May Allah Subhana Allah clothe them, they love to hunt Allah makers facilitators for peace and justice Yarbrough Allah mean, if any of us or our loved ones are not feeling well may Allah Subhanallah grant us a speedy recovery. If any of us or our loved ones are going through difficult times may Allah Subhana Allah ease these times. If any of our loved ones have passed away, may Allah Subhana Allah bless their souls. Robina Artina dunya Hassan Wolfville Raja has an opener either Bernard Allahumma in the car for one Kareem to Hapeville alpha for about Allah in the lahat mobile circulator, it will CORBA when hand fascia it will make it
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