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local hunger and earn the can hamburger Allah Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wala Alhamdulillah nice Musa Misha Ramadan along the Arab if I can have a Latina Ramadan Taco Bell Mina Ramadan, along with minasi Amina wa Salatu was a katana. Well, Jonathan shahina had a min and knock bulleen grammatica hammer on any alterations due to a law and ladies peace and blessings be upon our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Indeed the best of speech is the book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. We have a witness that no one is worthy of worship but Allah and we bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu

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alayhi wa sallam is indeed his final messenger. All praise is due to Allah

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for guiding us to this beautiful Deen Islam. All praise is due to Allah for giving us this beautiful book, The Quran, and all places due to Allah for sending us the most beautiful human being Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and all patients due to Allah for facilitating for us and extending our lives to witness the blessings of the month of Ramadan. For this we are grateful and we beg of Allah subhanho wa Taala that we be amongst those who have been accepted during the month of Ramadan. mela, Allah accept our fasting and May Allah Subhana Allah accept our deeds in this blessed month of Ramadan. Yes, remember Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa salam O Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he

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on how to enter in delaporte or be the Prophet peace be upon him so beautifully said that the believer has two moments of rejoicing at the end of fasting. He said that the believer rejoices when they break their fast and the factory either every day or at the end of the month of Ramadan. We rejoice. And then he also said and there is another moment that the believer is going to rejoice and that is when we meet our Creator Allah subhanho wa Taala along mountain become a fresh dinner in the Philippines along

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the same way that the last panel that has really made us happy

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Joy's breaking our fast we brag of him, that we also rejoice and that we are happy on the day that we need him subhanho wa Taala This is to panelo such a beautiful Hadith

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where the Prophet peace be upon him is telling us that a believer actually gets to rejoice. And by the way, the rejoicing here is not because now we can go back and eat and drink. See, remember we were never fully deprived of eating and drinking. If we are just rejoicing From now on, I can have my cup of coffee in the morning. That is really not the real meaning of rejoicing. If we are saying that now I can stop by and grab breakfast on the way that is not the meaning of rejoicing. In order to understand this, there is another statement that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has made that cleaves this one. Also, Lovato, Salam O Allah,

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truly a believer is one who rejoices his good deeds. And truly a believer is one who is disappointed as himself when he makes poor choices and takes poor actions in life. In other words, what the frontal lobe is telling us that we are rejoicing at the end of the month of Ramadan is that we are rejoicing, a beautiful accomplishment. And that accomplishment is fasting during the month of Ramadan, practicing self restraint, practicing abstinence, practicing self control and self discipline. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that this is an occasion that is worthy of celebration. To celebrate this, because of Hamlet, they say that true happiness, true meaningful

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happiness should not be confused with entertainment.

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meaningful happiness, should not be confused with entertainment. Sometimes we think we are happy when in reality, we are being entertained. Watching TV is not happiness, it is entertainment.

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So now what we've been told is that truly meaningful happiness comes from what is it that we have done, especially when we have gotten the conscience, where it becomes a self taught us that do the good and naturally the doing of good would lead you to feel good,

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don't do good to feel good, that is selfishness. But he said naturally the doing of good leads you to feel good, and not middlemen Serato. was a to see.

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And that is not only about the month of Ramadan, Burma Subhana Allah has given this promise not only that you rejoice during the month of Ramadan, but in the end, Allah Subhana Allah has promised min Angela solly han min Decker in

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whoever believes be the males or females. And then they do righteous deeds, Allah subhanaw taala promised them, then

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we shall indeed grant in a beautiful life. a life that is worth rejoicing a life that is worth celebrating. So as believers we believe that belonging to this beautiful being one way that it manifests itself and reflects itself. So Pamela that you are a happy person will lie part of the deal is that we're happy people.

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Unlike what we've been taught, or the erroneous impression that we have sometimes is that the more religious you become, the more miserable you appear. The more religious you become, the sadder and the meaner that you look. And reality is we are taught that Japan a lot. The more religious you are, the more balanced your life becomes. the happier you are, the more content that you are, that Allah Subhana Allah said, believe and do good deed, and you shall find that your life is higher. It's a beautiful life.

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Not only this, but moreover, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to really drive this point home. He's been asked jasola mill, ama Illa or messenger of Allah what is the most beloved deed in the estimation in the sight of Allah subhanaw taala and you would think that you are asking a religious person, as a religious person, you would think that they will give you a set of rituals, praying too much fasting, a lot, giving in charity, and then all of a sudden the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to rule to

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said it is about celebration, rejoicing that you put into the heart of a believer, making somebody else happy. So Pamela, you know that in today's psychology, we are taught that one of the quickest ways of making yourself happy, is to make sure that somebody else becomes happy,

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make somebody else happy. And that will inevitably, almost immediately make you happy. You know, Subhan, Allah, they say that everything that we share the malicious, you know, when we have and you start sharing, it becomes a smaller and smaller, with the exception of happiness, the more you shade it, you are in reality, doubling it.

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And we know this amongst ourselves, you know, when you have, when you hear a nice joke, what happens, you will all day long telling it to people. And sometimes you even just come up with an excuse to tell people a funny joke, because it's so funny, and you just can't wait and you want to share it with as many people as possible. But see, the job does not get delegated. As you're telling it. What happens is that so panela, the more people you tell, the more happiness you've just introduced to more people. And it is not diminishing. But somehow, in reality, you're just doubling the joy.

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So that they have eight brothers and sisters, is the day that we are happy. And it is also the day that we introduce happiness to those who are around us. That is one of the meanings of read, that cannot just be escaped. Please make sure that you are happy with life. And remember this happiness is a personal responsibility. Don't wait for somebody else to make you happy. It is a personal responsibility. It is our responsibility to make ourselves happy. The minute we depend and wait for somebody else to make us happy, we become emotionally dependent, and we lose our own emotional independence. And that is the almost type of slavery when you wait for somebody else to make you

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feel.

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So in reality, remember that so can Allah, that happiness is a personal responsibility.

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In other points, part of our responsibility also is to make sure that we become a source of happiness to those who are around us, as fathers, husbands brothers, as mothers, wives and sisters, that we see it that our presence when we are is that we become a source of happiness. And we become a source of happiness. So Pamela, that is part of our deep, that need to be here, me being there, you being here or you being there, it means that wherever we go, we are able to put a smile on those who are around us. So please, brothers and sisters, make sure that our presence in our homes really becomes a source of happiness and comfort for our brothers and sisters and our families. That is the

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first point. The second and the final point, the day of it

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is really the time to mend relationships.

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A lot of is the time that we mend broken relationships. How can we say that today we are celebrating. But yet, in one way we are celebrating another way, we still have bad relationships with those who are close to us. How can we say that I am celebrating, and hamdulillah I fasted but I'm still not talking to my brother, or I'm not in good terms with my wife or my husband, or I have abandoned my parents or my children. That cannot be if we are fasting, because amasa quotevalet camassia, that fasting is being prescribed upon you the same. And the same mode is also the one that said it

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be mindful of Allah subhanho wa Taala in his name that you invoke when you're asking one another, I asked him by God to do this. And I asked you by a lot to do this. And the last contact said Be mindful of your kinships be mindful of your relationships. And so again, they go hand in hand.

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Harvard University,

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they did a study. They invited intrapreneurs people who made money, people who are making money, people who are inspiring to make money and they were asking them, what is it that makes you happy? These are people who have got the money. And they found out that at the end of this survey and they surveyed over 1500 people

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They found out that what really makes people happy is meaningful relationships.

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meaningful, healthy relationships is what makes people happy.

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Ask people who have a lot of money, but they don't have good relationship with their children. And they will tell you I will give up all the money that I have, if I can only have a proper relationship with my husband, with my wife, or with my child. And for this brothers and sisters, we have to make sure that Suppan Allah, part of the pseudo the happiness of the Prophet peace be upon him. Part of celebrating the day of read is that our relationship with those who are around us is a healthy relationship that we fix, and we mend and we rectify these broken relationships. You know, yesterday, the whole by reminded in our community, I reminded the people please reach out to the

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people. Because in the Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said something that is just absolutely awesome and beautiful. See, sometimes having tension in the relationship that is natural.

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You know, it happens between parents, it happens between husband and wife, that is natural. We're not saying that should never have problems, but then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam speaking about this, how you react to the problem is really what determines he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Well, how are you? booma olevia bedava salam Salam ala rasulillah.

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He said that when people have these tensions amongst them, he said that the best amongst them, the better of the two is the one who initiates the peace

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is the one who initiates the peace. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said he is the better of them. He is the best of them. Would you not want to be better? Best, according to the definition of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But see, what happens is that our ego comes from the way our prime Unfortunately, sometimes our arrogance comes in the way that I sent the last text. I made the last phone call. I was the one who called him 20 years ago, but he has not returned my call yet. Yeah, but that was 20 years ago. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Whoa, whoa, whoa, man.

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That better in the two is the one who initiate peace. Please initiate peace.

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minded people of this system came to me after the harbor, she was disappointed. She said, you know, she, I really wanted to do what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us. I haven't been in speaking terms with my brother for the past seven years. We pray the same message. I showed him. We made eye contact. And I went to get him to give him a hug. But my brother turned and he walked away from Willow he that breaks heart. We're lonely that destroys spirits. Because here you are. Somebody is going to do this. And they just Japan live in a very old way. They look around and they walk away. Sister called and she said, Yes, I have not heard of my father.

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And I want to hug my father and my father said stop, stop. Don't Don't come any closer. Yeah, so how

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can we really say that these are meaningful, healthy relationships, when we are unable to connect with our loved ones in such a basic way. Brothers and sisters, that is not acceptable. So please, insha Allah, if you have fasted this month of Ramadan, and May Allah subhanaw taala, accept or fasting.

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If we have fasted, then we want to see two things. We want to celebrate and we want to be happy, not interesting. And the other thing is that we want to make sure that our relationships have actually been fixed. May Allah and Allah fix our relationship to a polo Polo

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Alhamdulillah

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wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Mustafa will be a third of

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the month of Ramadan. Such a beautiful month Subhan Allah.

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And the departure of the month of Ramadan is disappointing. Because some of us have seen this change that we have not noticed in ourselves before.

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We were so concerned at the beginning that you know, this is going to be Ramadan in the month of July and in the month of August. It's going to be hard. It's going to be a long day and oh my god, do you know what's going to happen to us? hamdulillah only would happen to us. Nothing happened to us. To the contrary, people would say it was an easy month. So Panama

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and all the things that we thought were impossible prior to the month.

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From Oman, they became very possible. Man, if I don't have my cup of coffee in the morning I cannot operate. I cannot think straight if I don't have coffee, if I don't smoke my cigarette in the morning man I there is nothing that I can do. But somehow the law comes from us or from Oban and all of this, what we thought was impossible became very possible. Most of us are that you know, coming to the messenger twice a day frigid and praying for as long as we did, man, I don't have the time to do this. But Subhanallah somehow in the month of Ramadan, we were able to do this. Ramadan gives us a spiritual high. Unfortunately as soon as the month departs, the let downs begin. As somebody saw

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nicely put it he said Jeff, today is really the day of he said I can feel that around.

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them feeling it he said, I can just feeling them going back to work.

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And so Pamela say that you know what, they will go back to work, but there is a way to fight back. And it is keeping the good habits that we have started in the month of Ramadan. Please keep coming to the masjid mission is not only open during the month of Ramadan, I promise you the message would be would be open after the month of Ramadan as well. We still have access to the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala we still can do charity, we still can do so many things. So inshallah please, every good habit that we were able to bring into our days in the month of Ramadan, please keep that alive. Please keep that alive, keep coming to the machine and keep spending time with your families.

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And also the people that we played for during the month of Ramadan, are still in need of our prayers.

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People who are not feeling well May Allah Subhana Allah give them a speedy recovery or bellami people who've passed away May Allah Subhana Allah bless their souls, nations that are not doing well May Allah Subhana Allah bring them peace. We want to pray for the people of Syria, that may Allah Subhana Allah destroy the oppressors. And may Allah Subhana Allah see the innocent. We want to pray for the people of Egypt, that may Allah Subhana Allah guide them and protect the innocent Yara palani. We want to pray for the people of Iran. Did you know that this month of Ramadan was the deadliest month in Iraq.

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Only the month of Ramadan was the deadliest month in Iraq. May Allah Subhana Allah grant them peace.

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And you can say the same thing about the people of Gaza. And the people of Afghanistan and the people of Burma and the people of Kashmir and the entire continent of Africa and the list goes on and on and on. If we cannot do anything, then at least please remember the same people in our prayers.

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And then finally, also, on behalf of domestic we want to extend a sincere Mubarak to you and your families if we have not seen you, begging of Allah Subhana Allah that He accepts our first year of Bologna. Also on behalf of domestic and on your behalf. We'd like to extend a sincere condolences to our brother power usage for devolution, who this community is very familiar with. His father passed away in Morocco at a beautiful death as we been told, his father passed in the month of Ramadan. And then he came to the reed place and he passed away while he was in there, he plays inside the masjid, in the state of sudduth prostrating to Allah subhanho wa Taala

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oil in Allah either I have bad didn't have a lot to add under the new law Hola. Las pantallas pleased with one of his servants. He facilitates for him a good deed during which that becomes his moment of departure from this world of Allah. Isn't that beautiful? Meeting Allah Subhana Allah is finishing the month of Ramadan and coming to the west and going down on your face. And that is the minute you meet your Creator Allah.

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