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Zahir Mahmood

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100 in the hill below the mean salatu salam, and that's even more serene, wild animal. He was so happy woman to be

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brothers sisters.

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Like Islamic Society, thank me for attending, I thank them for giving me the opportunity. And thank the last panel pounds Allah forgive me

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to share some things which hopefully will be of benefit to you and benefit to myself. I also thank everybody here for attending.

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The theme of the talk is, was something about spending in the path of a lot.

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I'm sure many of you

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have heard the slogan.

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Let's Make Poverty History.

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And generally when we hear this slogan, we

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our minds go towards some left wing socialists some hippie

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but the truth is

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that

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there was a time in this oma

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where poverty was made history because the Muslims adopted

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a practice of the province and wasallam, which was known as an ethos.

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And ethos means to give others preference over yourself.

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In the time of Omar Omar Abdel Aziz

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is governor of North Africa. Yes, he had been said he

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went out to give his dad to find some Muslim who could take us up, he found nobody eligible for the gap in the whole of North Africa.

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And then he went to give his a tarp to those who are known as dummies who live under Muslim rule. And he found nobody eligible amongst them to take the job.

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And then he wrote a letter to Omar Abdulaziz who was the salary for the time and he said, I find no Muslim I can give the record to my final give me I can give this a cost it was all I do with it. And he said, see if you can find a slave and free that slave with that money.

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So this oma once upon a time made Poverty History. But this was when they adopted the teachings of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam adopted the approach of

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to give others preference over yourself, it will pay Methuselah Allah, He divides his thought into two categories. One is install towards Allah. And that means is that when you want to do something, but it's contrary to the commands of Allah, then you get preference to the commands of Allah over your own whims and desires. That's one kind of ethos. And the second kind of ethos is to give preference to others over yourself. And this was something which to focus on some deeply inculcated in this habit of the alarm. Now often when we you know, because people generally and unfortunately most of us ourselves have become very superficial in how we view people.

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So we'll respect a person on the basis of his bank balance.

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And if you've got a big bank balance, you know, the more respect he has for

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all the respective person, you know, you got given both things I've got given somebody a lot has given you know, nice physical features to that person is looked up to

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and somebody who has less dunia we look down upon and this is totally contrary to the law. If you look down on people based on you know, the worldly gains, then now will be law you will look down on the progress on the law it was called upon occasion the

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LA salatu salam descended upon the focus on La Silla, and he gave the province of Milan as an offer. Would he prefer to be a king, a king and the prophet or would he prefer to just be a prophet? And we know worldly gains like soleimani salaam had the dunya

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But he was a prophet, or what is it like to be a prophet? And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam chose the latter. And then he made some amazing the was he made was unparalleled in history.

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He said, Aloma, he's even what makes me miss Kenan was

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in Yokohama, he said, as long as you keep me alive, then keep me alive in the state of poverty. So Pamela, so if you frown on people on the basis of you know their finances, then I will be frowning upon the chosen disposition of the province of Milan.

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Aloma Heaney, Myskina

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to the degree that one occasion,

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descended upon the province of Los Alamos, and he said, O Messenger of Allah, if you wish, I will change the mountains of Makkah into gold for you, the master mountain of Makkah, would change them into gold for you. And the professor mamasan declined the offer. And he said, I prefer that I eat one day and I do sugar.

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I eat one day and I do sugar.

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And the next day, I fast and I do suffer

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a lot my heating skin a lot as long as you keep me alive, keep me alive in the state of poverty, as it is poverty will not have poverty, where it was chosen poverty, you have two types of poverty. One is when you're afflicted with a poverty, and that can often be a fitna and the other is where you choose to be poor. The problem is a lot of them sometimes not so much well, that he would begin to distribute in the morning, and evening would fall and he would not finished with a distribution, there will be still

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still certain things things left behind. And these are low mahine Myskina miss me Miss Steven, and Ola, as long as you I live, keep me alive in poverty. And the day I leave this dunya Allah Take me away from this dunya in the state of poverty, and I shall have mentioned, then the promise of loss, Allah was grieving his loss. He only had six victims. That's all he had in his possession was six victims. And he said to Isiah,

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I have give them in the path of a law. And I said, well, the law says I began busy attending to the message of a law and he became unconscious. And when he regained consciousness, the first thing he said, he said, Oh, I shall have you given those six items in the possible law. And I shall the alarm hospital, Mrs. Obama's busy attending to you and the Professor Muslim Central Ayesha, what will I do when I stand in front of Allah, and I will have wealth in my position. Hello, my name is Keenan Walmsley, Myskina

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Akiyama, Yama, not only in this dunya.

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Even not just in this dunya, even in the Hereafter, when you resurrect me, and when you take into account, take into account with the poor people.

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And this is amazing. There's always a lesson didn't say, take the poor people into account with me, you should take my account with them, and know them all right, this is an honor. For those who are poor, because the province of Montana wanted to be with them. That is why he told I shall remain in the company of poor people, because generally they remember a lot. But what I'm getting at is that sometimes we are very superficial way to how we judge people, we check them on the basis of cars that they drive.

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We judge them on the you know, the clothes that they with

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their friend balances, but very rarely we do we judge people on the basis of their manners of the D about God fearing they are how caring they are for other people. And this was something which is instilled in the Sahaba. He made them people have installed who gave preference to other people have on occasion,

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some in some duration that these were prisoners of war, and they came to the province

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and the province or Muslim wanted to feed them

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and he had nothing to feed them with.

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He sent he sent this a habit to every single one of his wives to ask, was there anything that they could feed these people with? Every single home they went to? There was nothing in the house is a lie there was

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there's nothing in the house of the province of Milan. Often there was nothing in the house or the assembly of the province of Milan it was in Marana Hussain mentioned one day I saw the message of Allah and the Messenger of Allah said

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I am going to visit foster machine Do you want to come accompany me? It is indeed a messenger of Allah. And in Milan mentioned the borders of Muslim knocked on the door of the house. And Fatima answers he asked Who is it in the province of Muslims is your father and with me is in running now Hussein and false model the alarm has said O Messenger of Allah. I have nothing to cover my head with

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an M Ron mentioned above is a Muslim took off his British cloak and he gave it to Fatima and she covered her hair with it. And then he might have never seen it before was a Muslim enter the house and the brothers are lots of Assa. How are you?

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How are you? And she said, Oh my father I'm in and the situation exasperated by the fact that for days I've eaten nothing. And a mom mentioned the movies a muscle and began to weep, we began to cry.

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And he said so far to my house super awesome. I have somebody ofosu my house number four, I swear by Allah, your father has not tasted anything for three days. For three days, this was a greatest operation someone lives alone for three days. I mean, imagine seriously imagine yourself not having something to eat for three days and not having meat for three days.

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You know, there are people you know, it's our religious brothers from Birmingham, who just went to Eritrea. You know those Muslims. The only time they have meat is on either

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a once a year they have meat, and we still complain.

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And we still are in the state of sugar.

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You know, the food's no good.

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After the full three course meal abroad was telling me after the talk, that wasn't a three course meal, you know how many people would have attended.

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I may see the sad situation. But you know, look at other people.

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And if you look at those below, you will always be in the state of

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the province, Allah. tala Bousada is a look at those who always look at those who are beneath you. And never look at those who are above you. Because see, as long as you're looking at those who are beneath you, you will always be in a state of Sukup. As you're looking at those who are above you got more than you, then you'll always find people who got more than you. And you'll end up on Prozac.

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yourself upon depression, because this is the nature of the dimia people would have more than you so you didn't show Couldn't you thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for what he has given you in Shakuntala as even

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if you do suka then Allah will increase the what is sugar, you know, we in our culture is like sugar is sugar, Alhamdulillah

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sugar, but the optimum sugar is that which Allah has given you spend it in a manner which is pleasing to Him. And it doesn't mean you can't have a car, you can't have a nice house, it doesn't mean that what it means is that you don't include your entire life in pursuit of these frivolous things. That's what it means. Because you had to harbor you know what nice horses was nice houses. Good example on the progress on the line it was, but they also they would never allow a person to starve to death. You know, we live in a global village to know we see the suffering of other human beings. You know, today 800 million people. Amazing, isn't it?

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Eight, you know, we talk about human rights abuses. Today 800 million people will go to sleep hungry. And the problem is a loss of limbs and none of you can be a true believer. None of you can be a true believer that his neighbor sleeps hungry.

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He's your neighbor seriously. He's your neighbor. Because you live in a global village you can assist him.

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None of you can be a true believer that your neighbor sleeps hungry, at 800 million people 30,000 children will die of poverty or poverty related diseases today to date.

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And we still have room to complain.

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We still have room to complain.

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And the Sahaba of the Lambs of the Buddha's, Allah said this Ahava to his home.

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Each and every home and there was nothing. Nobody had anything at home. And then the bob is on the line he was in the past amongst the Sahaba Is there anybody

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who can see the prisoners of war and it was so hard because

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of the Alliance

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This was a was amazing Sahabi

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said, Oh, I'll take them home and I'll feed him. And he went home.

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And he asked his wife, he said, Do we have anything to feed these prisoners with the gifts or the monitor was enough. And she said, we only have enough food to feed our children with. And he said, put them to sleep, put them to sleep hungry, so she put them to sleep or hungry. Then she said, the food is only enough for the guests, not enough for us. All he said, he said, when you place the food on the table, for 10, you're fixing the lanten and make it go off. And we will pretend that we are eating with them. So they will eat and this is what they did. They remain hungry, the children remain hungry and they fed their guests, only them and alert you.

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And the next day I will solid I'm sorry. And who came into the company or the profit and loss on them, and the profit and loss on them said oh glad tidings Aloha, Allah has revealed versus regarding you, you

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can have him kasasa they give preference to others,

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even if they are in need themselves. And this was his SAR.

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He was amazing. Because he was as a hobby, when

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none of you will attain piety actually spend from that which he loves. None of you can really attain piety. So if there's something that you love,

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spend it. Because Allah will give you more what you have is from Allah. And you spend a moment give you more love promises, that love is a Muslims, hawks and what I let him know three things I take it upon who's taking the province of

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Alberta, no man's wealth will decrease if you choose in the path of Allah. The road is a Muslim to get upon it. And it may apparently decrease, but Allah will put Baraka in it.

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Allah will facilitate from other avenues, because this is a signal of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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When the verses were revealed, none of you will attain piety at least from that which he knows

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about somehow love this garden, which is still a folding machine with a

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simple bit rumah you enter the machine, from the BB King Malik Fahad, slightly on your left hand side, they have a carpet if you move the carpet under it, they still got the signs this rumor was the profit or loss of love to drink from the well or rumor. This was a beautiful garden when the verse is revealed that none of you will attain a piety until dispense from that which he loves.

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Abu talhah settlements and Ebola the most beloved thing to me is the garden with the well. I give it in the path of Allah Subhana Allah. I give me an apostle of last month and it's amazing, isn't it? These other places where you know, Esau was founded. This was a place inside was founded. It was in the machinery summer while he was in the province of Milan It was a monster the Battle of K but he was distributing the wealth.

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Distributing the wealth. from morning to evening he distributed the wealth and is one so waiting. When will the message of Allah send something home from when literally everything was finished? They sent a message to the province Allah Allah, Allah, Allah Bhalla, you caring about everybody else, but what about your own family.

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And the problem is a lot of Filipinos he became upset.

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And then Allah revealed the verses over messenger of Allah, say to your wife, and consumers.

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If you want to say to your wife, if you want the life of the dunya, and adornment, then come, we will give it to you, but you will go your way we will go our way. But if it is a lovely little soul that you wish and the dark era

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and the era after the vote of the Hereafter, which we have prepared for the pious women,

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then you would have to do somebody in this dunya and these were the places where he thought to please

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the mercy of Allah and it's amazing, isn't it? You walk from the wrongs of the Law Center, you then you walk past the house or the house of the Sahaba then you walk past the room.

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You walk outside the masjid and when you reach

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your irisa Hilton Hotel

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you know you reach the Kentucky Fried chickens in the McDonald, the place where they should have been modalities. They should have been welfare institutes and then just half a mile past graduation, you pass these Hilton Hotels and all these expensive shops. You take the left the the Mauritanian community that there is a Mauritanian community. And really, they live in such poverty. It's unbelievable. They don't even have roofs over their heads.

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They don't have roofs over their heads. This is a place where he thought was revealed. These were the streets we

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walked

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in, he walked down the street to see if there was anybody hungry. And now you have you know,

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the entire wealth of Saudi in the pockets of 5%

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or 5%. In the same country. People who don't know where the next meal is gonna come from half a mile from

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the street on that street, take a left and you'll see it Mauritanian community. But we were shocked. The next day 100 other brothers went home, they got some money and they gave it to the people. But these are the streets were almost walked all over the world would walk through the streets of Medina to see if there was anybody hungry.

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He would go to the streets of the DNC anybody hungry. And upon occasion,

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he he saw this woman in a distance. And this woman, she's got a fire lit on fire, she's got a bowl, and in that bowl is only water. And what she's hoping that her children were crying around her will think that she's cooking something

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and they will fall asleep. And Alma was ameerul momineen at the time, and a lot of waited for a while.

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And then all of a saw what was happening. And then he approached it and he gave us alone. And he asked her how she was. And then afterwards he asked he said what's your opinion regarding

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What's your opinion regarding a block above. And she said I complained to a lot of thought.

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I complained to a lover or a block above. And he said, maybe it is your state and he said he's a me and he doesn't know the state of his subjects. And he's worth peace.

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And then originally mentioned that almost went back to beta month. And he told the keeper, he said to me a set full of food

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and full of food and place it on my back and on and the people said oh miramont Mini Let me carry it and place it on my back and the keeper hated me. Let me carry it. And upon the time

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on my back. A new Rubio mo gamma is a William Carey my sins on the Day of Judgment. And then he mentioned Omar wolves, Rue Medina, he was the most powerful man on the face of the earth at that time, with a sock on his back. And then he went to the tent. And the region mentioned that he lit the fire himself and the fire was going through his bed. And then he took the food himself and he said the children himself and ladies watching all this the ladies watching all this and she doesn't know that this is

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and she says but I swear to Allah you are better than

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I switch to Allah you are better

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than the old says that it was dark It was cold. And I said oh middle Mommy, let's go back.

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It's cold, it's dark. And all the Allahu said, I swear by Allah will not depart from this place until I see the children laughing like I saw them crying. And then

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I cannot express to you almost cried in the frickin Salah. Because he had seen believe was crying out to hunger. Because he had seen believers crying out of hunger. If any place Homer found that a person that died out of hunger, he would take blood money for every single person in that facility because it was a duty to look after that person. What do you think Omar would do if he was here today?

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We live in a global village we see the suffering of others. What do you think he would do?

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You know many of us I'm telling you seriously many of us we become you know what we call as religious. You we grow up as we were at your jobs and we think we are religious because when they say somebody practicing that's what it isn't it

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Always practicing, keep practicing.

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But never do they put their hand in their pocket to give. Because we think

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that our Salah, and our fasting, and our beards and our jobs will take us into gender, we don't need to do anything else.

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We don't need to do anything else. And many who are not termed as practicing, they will spend.

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But we get diluted by our salons and by our flaws or by our jobs. And our bids that we don't know no need no need to have good manners to spend on people liberal is

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the leader of any group of people is the one who does.

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The one who serves you got a guy a meal of Islamic Society. You know, now he's a nice, he isn't gonna do anything anymore.

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He doesn't need to he's not a boss, everybody else around you make somebody a president of a machine, or make him a counselor MP specify areas, you know, the real means, but it was applied to lots of them.

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Released in London, the mayor of Islamic societies he is Islam middle slums, it is the one who does the running around who does the sigma.

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People may

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frown upon him. But in the eyes of Allah, He is the amine

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was ameerul momineen in Alaska, all the virtues in an aeration regarding Abu Bakar of the land, he could have said, guaranteed under me, I won't do anything. The Omar will see Abu Bakar would disappear every day after fudger. And he's

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doing something he must be doing something of him. And he says I pursued him. And I sort of entered a small hole.

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And I came behind him to see and said after a while,

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I will walk up came out.

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And I let him go. And then I entered the house. And he said I saw an old blind lady.

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And I asked her, why did this man come to your house every day? She said, he comes he cooks? And he cleans my house and he goes and he said you know who this man is? And she said no. And Omar began to cry. And they said oh, you would tie those and come after you. You were tired those following your example will come after you see he was he was a true leader. He because he was there.

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Say you told me Cogito the leader of any group of people is that person who does this.

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And this is why, you know that wealth that we allege given us Alhamdulillah nobody's saying you know go and live in a monastery or in a Hanukkah in a Masjid. No, but understand that do Sucre upon what Allah has given you and spend

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and spend from a lower Baraka, a low input Baraka and if you do not spend, and you see people suffering, then Allah will take away the buttons to come to lightning with Barack

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Obama says

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Mubarak was a majority. He was the most

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out of all the moms.

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Out of all the among the only man to not be disparaged by anybody was Abdullah memobottle. All the foreign moms were disparate. All the heavy scholars, somebody criticized them. I mean, their criticism is not taken. But somebody criticized them. All the Imams later, you know, a mom I was I ever saw piano. Every single one of whom was criticized, besides Abdullah in mo Barak, he's amazing personalities.

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And MOBOTIX says he was one year ago for jihad, and the next year he would go for Hajj

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and he was in

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Central Asia.

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And he mentioned that one day he performed has finished our time and snow retreat we saw two angels and the angels are descending and one is asking the other how many people attended Hajj this year.

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And the angel said

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600,000 people and he said how many hugs was accepted. And the angel said not even one was accepted. Besides one man who did not attend the heartspace which was accepted. And a woman mamajuana says I woke up and I was shaking. The 600,000 people attended Hajj and only once accepted

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and they said

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And then the angel said that he was a couple have lived in Damascus and his name will have been London woke up. And he says, I went, I set out straight away to meet this man, and went to Damascus. And I asked for a man who

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was a cobbler, and they directed me to his house.

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And he says, I knocked on the door. And the man opened the door, and I said, are you up to London?

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And he said, Who wants to know?

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And he said, draw the line, who told him the gene that he had? And

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he said, I am a doula mokapu began to cry. And he said, Tell me, why was your Hutch accepted. And so many people who have tended to hedge, their hedge was accepted. And he says, for 14 years, I'm a cobbler, I don't earn much for 14 years, I wanted to go for hedge. And I've been saving up for Hutch, and my wife became pregnant. And next door, they were cooking some meat.

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And my wife, you know, when women are pregnant, when they want something, they want it. And she smelled the meat. And she said, Give me the meat. So he said, I know when to knock on the door.

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And I said, you know, my wife desires to meet and we have to meet. And the woman said, the meeting held on for us, but it's haram for you.

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And I said, How can it be valid for you and haram for us? Is it 14 days, we haven't had anything to eat. And I saw a donkey lying dead on the side of the street. And I kept a portion of it. And I brought it home to cook for my children. So it's hard for us and harass you. And the last days, I went home, all the money that I had gathered, I bought it and I gave it to this lady. I gave it to this lady. And I said this is my such he didn't attend hij when he was accepted this ad amazing impact. And memobottle that he mentioned

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was

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and he was when you speak a person on a superlative you know very few I read his book during

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in Ramadan. One day my computer wasn't working. So I was sitting at supper. And I I saw a book. It was in the library. I took it and I read read it all night I read it. I was asleep. For God couldn't wake up to finish the book. It was such an amazing person.

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And this into the head amazing impact on Abdullah memobottle a little more modern

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days, that one day, I was shoveling for heights with my students. And we reached the village and we heard some crying from a certain house.

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And I told my student go and check why they're crying. And they came back and they informed me that there's two girls young girls in the house. And the parents don't have enough money to whip them off.

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And they cried over this. And you know, in those days, it wasn't that you jumped on Saudi airlines direct to Medina. You know, nowadays, if it's not a direct flight,

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it's a huge issue. Can you imagine, you know, there was a time when people would go for a hike, only 15% would return.

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They would go from the depths of Africa from the depths of Asia

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from the caucuses, it would take months, but they will reach the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Now if it's not a direct flight, and if you have to wait an hour to chaos,

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it's chaos.

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And a little bit more water. They came in the form of the level of water that they don't have enough money depends on have enough money to whip them off. Generation mentioned live Nemo Barak, who had seven full weeks, left all his wealth with them. And he said with your children of any turn back home, he turned back home.

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And these were people who were in moms because they cared about other people.

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They care about other people. And it's due to the fact that today we have forgotten the concept of Isa minooka. Just as in why

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the believers are like one body. If the head hurts, the entire body hurts. Now, these people are hurting. These people are hurting.

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Who are hungry. So how can you can you imagine how a mother feels?

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Put yourself in the same position? I guess none of you are parents very few of you parents. But can you imagine that your child withers away in your hands because you don't have enough to feed it?

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Can you imagine that?

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And hamdulillah Allah has given us

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You know the Bible was speaking about the doughnuts and we have to sell donuts but even that is a good thing. If you buy donuts with the NEA that 100 other money will be spent for evil that is good because this is

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this is not the purpose and the purpose of a lot of went to Medina What did he do? He started a marketplace

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where Muslims bought from each other and you know the economy of Medina was in the hands of who there's only a few of them who who could tell me the Jews, the economy of Medina was in the hands of the Jews and the

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Muslims you know deal with each other when the masala tea saw how upright the Muslims were in dealing, they decided to deal with the Muslims and this is how the Muslim broke the economic stronghold of the Jews of the Medina

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you know because it was intelligent.

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So, even if you buy with the NEA 100 of the money will be going to a good cause you you will get rewarded

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you will get rewarded

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but spend and trust in our

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spend entrusting Allah Allah spend on you know Charity Week have long term you know educate children's sponsor at the bottom is Allah Salaam said who does a follow up will be like this be and he will be like this in the gym like this with the progress a lot and there was some

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sponsor your teams, you know, educate the teams. inshallah I promise inshallah why I promise, the promise of Muslim promise for Nia is right, inshallah Allah

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Allah will put bonus on your wealth I often say this and I'll say it now when I was finished,

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do your via or sit with people who will do your Serbia that you become a person who now is caring for the people

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who's caring for themselves was caring for human beings that become people who have a concern don't become people in universities. People have a lot of time and there's a lot of raw energy you know, brother start practicing sisters start practicing what is the practice and what do you do? You know, as long as you're not practicing, we hate everybody who is practicing

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soon as we stop practicing, we hate everybody who's not practicing

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and we hate everybody who doesn't think like us or does a tree like us

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know what kind of deal is this? The Dean island was the dean which ignited not divided

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and we look at we refine our arguments so much that only we are on the verge and you know it not religion to hate.

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This is not the dean at the barber is on the line. He was on the board. It was a dean which united It was a V which also the President was fighting for over 500 G's 500 G's, and then they preside practicing the lesson and became the leaders. And what are the last eight allathee?

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What's

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going to

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be no clue because

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remember the last panels Allah when you were enemies for alpha, beta, and a lot of go to hot soup, get the first

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one and with his favor, you became brothers.

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You became brothers. Now this is what the dean should be like. You should when you view somebody I say this I know. I know. It gives indigestion to a lot of people because it's easier to hate them like, you know, but when you view a person another Muslim what do you do? Do you first uh, what was he brings up?

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Or is your overriding identity with that person that he's a Muslim and you're a Muslim?

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Because I often hear this

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you go to colleges, you go to university the same thing.

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So be people you know who do your sort of via that you're kind you're soft. The time focus on Muslims said that Allah loves gentleness in everything. When the Jews came the province of Omar and it was some and they said, you know, this is someone who made this be upon you. And the progress of Muslims are widely come and upon you as well. And I shall be alive. I was sitting there and she became enraged. She became the rage.

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And she said you know she began to curse of Alibaba is Allah Salaam said calm down

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Ayesha come down. And she said, Did you hear what they said O Messenger of Allah, and the purpose of Muslims I replied to the ones that upon you as well. And then he said, Elijah, Allah loves gentleness in everything.

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Allah loves gentleness in everything.

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Be gentle, be kind to each other, give each other smile is subtle car and also start caring about others.

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You know, the people who spend who, who do things for other people, I I honestly, you know,

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this revolt from the shock of evil,

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Viva Palestina on the commentary route. Yeah, the profits of that everything we make goes to the Palestinian cause. The people who object the most on our shop are people who are practicing I'll tell you why they'll get the most because for them it's not important the Palestinian cause of the suffering or the policy not important

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for them, you know, where you put your hand in supplies important.

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You know, what must you go is important, or extra love day is an important and I see this all the time, every time to luckily I got a brother who knows nothing in the shop. So when they come in, they said, Oh, you got these beads. These beads

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is the only to speak about

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that all you can speak about 1400 years and you haven't sorted your Soleil jets.

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I got no problem. This is I have no problem that people have criticized me they say look, you knock certain groups. I only not people who cause extra laughs So if there's somebody causing a fitna Yes, I will speak out against it. But brothers, you know can pray different to me can go to different machine to me Alhamdulillah Muslim bros, as long as they have the ability to speak like human beings with each other, like brothers with each other. That's accepted.

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And the problem is, you know, seriously, we start practicing and the first thing we do what?

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For another people?

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You know, when we went on the convoy to Gaza,

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this was amazing thing. There were some brothers who on the convoy were just not some who will not pray behind anybody else on a convoy why, because they said the guide praying leading are Wahhabi.

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Okay, they will have you know, the kids would Wahhabi that they you know, in certain parts of the world, you call somebody a Wahhabi, it's game over.

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It's game over, you know, a friend when I was when I was practicing when I used to go to a secondary school. This guy, he knew nothing about religion, and I knew nothing about religion at the time, but he's worse away was this after the the s after the DS, the worst swear that he had when you really know him is what the cover.

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story is, although is made up that in an Indian he was a Hindu shop owner.

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And this Hindu shop owner, you know, locally, mom would come and take credit from him. And then Amanda wouldn't pay. So the Hindus appointed him also please pay he said next week, next weekend, next week next week. me so for your credits finished? Once I've said those so my credit your regretted is in those finished? So mom sub assembly the polka on Friday and he said I have an announcement to make. You know that Hindu shop owner is become a Wahhabi

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boycott his shop to everybody boycott. exaggeration. I was at the smiley, new Lizzie's lounge the most across the road. There's smiley and musk. Yeah.

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And ask them youngsters. I said, Do you know where the smiley emotion is? You know, this is one and this is

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890 goodness, that one there? Yeah. So but then it goes to me little eight, nine year old kids, and it's a one D machine.

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So, the shop owner came back to the shop and he said, Please

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give me you can have as much credit as you want them out of that. Okay. The next week, you must have listened to the pulpit and he said Alhamdulillah I have good news. You know, the Wahhabi show, the the Hindu shop owner who had become a Wahhabi as the law is reverted to becoming a Sunni again.

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But this is a thing. You give other people these titles, and you give yourself rosy title which make us feel good about ourselves. And the story, these two brothers would have prayed behind wahabis they would have prayed where how wahabis

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But then I explained to him I said, Listen, you know what, you're going to have guns, aren't you? I said, you know, the vast majority of the ruling elite, Hamas are splinter group of one. And if one of your hobbies you're traveling the other side of the world to help wahabis but you're not ready to play, some are behind the wahabis.

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And this is amazing thing. So, you know, review how you judge each other. Nobody's telling you to change your approach, but review how you judge each other. Your overriding identity by Allah is that you are Muslims. And you die alone will ask you about your deen about the prophet and how you live your life. Allah smart Allah makers amongst those who live and die forsake my last modality vision reunited in general for those