Seeking Refuge in Allah #02 – Anxiety & Grief

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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala CD mursaleen Sayidina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam testament kathira This is mamzer Shakira, and I'm here to continue discussing the Hadith that we have mentioned previously, the Hadith related by besides Audrey, Malmo was sitting in the masjid outside of the prayer time the Prophet sallallahu Sallam noticed that and he acquired and I will never mention is because of worries and that that is just attached to me Listen to me.

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at home mom, Lizzie metheny, what do you your solar laws so that queef worries that are just claiming to me and the prophets Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, shall I not teach you some words? Or you to say them a law with those words would drive away from you? Your grief, your worries, and he would dispense of your debt. And I will mama as we mentioned, he perked up and he said certainly all messenger of Allah and the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said if you were to say at the time that you rise up in the morning in the time that you recline in the evening,

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Allah in the old will become in a Hemi will hazard or lie or seek roughly refuge with you from the Hemi one husband what is happening how many brothers and sisters is

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a worry him or her moon plural worries that way one down and that overwhelm one. And not just a worries about petty and significant things, but worry that is weighty, one of the meanings of hammer. So the Arabs for example, they say, hammer chef, hammer chef, that the hem

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melted

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the fat, Addabbo, so the fat was literally melted. So heat that's so intense that it can melt fat. So we say hammer hammer Shama Addabbo, yarn, it causes it to melt. So it became liquid and literally float. That's the kind of worry that we're talking about. So this is something we seek refuge with Allah subhanho wa Taala. From why because when worries become so overwhelming,

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they can literally consume us just as that fat was melted, and they can melt us and render us. So when we when something melt, melts, what does it have what happens it loses its form. So the ice cube is cubicle, and melts, the cube is gone. So when grief overwhelms a person, we can literally lose touch with ourselves who we are, can be lost. So we can see a person their personality shining through one day, then they're overwhelmed by worries. And we see them a short while later, maybe a week later. They're not the same person, and we immediately know what's going on. What's wrong. It's not the same person. They've been melted by their worries and their concerns. And the greater danger

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is that we can forget about Allah subhanho wa Taala because a person who is so overwhelmed by worries, has failed to do something. We're instructed by our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to gather all of our worries, all of our concerns are who moved into a single concern and make that single concern. Allah subhanho wa Taala and that

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is really what Ramadan is all about. Considering Ramadan, the things that normally worry you. There sideline sidelined. Why we're too busy reading our core and we're too busy preparing for iftaar we're too busy praying the tarawih we're preoccupied from our worries and concerns. Why? Because we the things we mentioned we're too busy reading our quarter in the crew law. remembering Allah subhana wa tion were to breathe too busy

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praying our tarawih Vic Rue LA

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and La salette attend 100 fashi one mockery, well ethic whoo boy at the bar.

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The prayer involves the remembrance of Allah and the remembrance of Allah is greater than the prayer itself. Brothers and sisters Torah

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thicker locker and the Crayola color I had on mina selleth to spearhead tone wahida tone feel Ramadan Paddy Lu l fat has built in females.

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One saying Subhana Allah Glorified is a law one time in Ramadan is equivalent to saying it 1000 times outside of Ramadan. We're too busy remembering Allah.

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That you will lie he feel Ramadan mock forumla our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam I mentioned the one who remembers a lot in Ramadan will be forgiven. So if we're really taking advantage of Ramadan and benefiting from the lessons of Ramadan, we don't have time for our concerns and our worries. So we seek refuge with Allah we seek shelter. As we mentioned in an earlier episode, we seek shelter we seek protection we hold fast to a law we fortify ourselves with a law in this case, not from a shaytaan VEDA curato Cora en este es Billahi min ash shaytani r rajim. In this case, Allahumma in the Oval became in El Hemi what hasn't. So there were ordered as an imperative verb

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festa is seek refuge, seek protection. Hold on to a law fortify yourself here It's a present tense verb Allahumma in the Oval beaker, or LA I am seeking refuge with You. What is the difference? The present tense verb work the past tense earth to build

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is caught off is done a done deal. I have sought refuge with the law in the past. El madora the present tense verb you feed SM Ra. It conveys the meaning of continuity. I am continuously seeking protection with a law I am continuously holding on to a law. I am continuously fortifying myself with Allah subhanho wa Taala. From my worries, Menachem me Will hasn't what is the husband, the husband is related to the hand the two are related

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via the husband

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is the worry that we have from the concern

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with things that might unsettle us.

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So a humble

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who hasn't

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mil amminadab. So are worried about a punishment.

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So So Mina adapted

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minsan, Latin rock that we might slip, or from anything in the world that might prove to be unsettling to us. the grief of those concerns is what the hem is. So when we say our the Billahi min. And hemby will hazard I seek refuge with a law from worries and from those things that produce worries. So I'm touching covering both bases, from the worries and from those things that produce worries and even if those things so hopefully Allah subhanho wa Taala will ward off from us and protect us from those things which produce worthies worries.

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If those things occur, then Mel law protect us from them translating into worries, covering both bases. So this is what it means we say along in the ODP mental health we will hazard from worries and from those things that produce worries, may Allah protect us from both and may that refuge as we mentioned what is the refuge that provides the protection and the blessing month of Ramadan is the prayer is the taraweeh to say nothing of our obligatory prayers. The obligatory prayers are our have little meaning and little effective we neglect our rather I'm sorry, the supererogatory prayers such as the Torah we have little effect if we neglect our obligatory prayers, because our obligations

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brothers and sisters, that's our foundation from drop for drawing near to Allah subhanho wa Taala so throughout the year we're drawing near to law without obligatory acts. Especially our prayer will not occur Robert la appdb Shea in a heartbeat la mmf Talat Whalley

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My servant does not draw near to me with anything more beloved to me than the obligations I've imposed upon him or upon her.

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So that's the foundation well layers Hello Abdi ye Takara boo la have been nowhere feel hotter.

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And my survey continues to draw close so continues. what got us on the path in the first place the obligor obligatory actions. So brothers and sisters, don't be like the person who sleeps all day misses prayer all day doesn't get up for pleasure. But then haces to the masjid for taraweeh The foundation is in there, my survey continues to draw close to me, will fill up with the voluntary acts until I love him until I love her. So brothers and sisters, Ramadan is all about the love. Ramadan is all about the love. There's a popular song that many of you remember you're old enough to remember or you're culturally astute enough to understand where the singer famously said where's the

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love? You said was mine or mine? Till the end of time? Was it just the lie? The Love is in Ramadan brothers and sisters, while a Azad will Abdi Takara boo la have been no effort

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by serving continues to draw close to me through the VA with the voluntary acts until I love them. And a lot Hylas love is to the end of time. Because that's love that transcends time, that love that's love that's not bound, or defined by time because that's love that emanates from the divine.

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And it will be all have hours. It's available to all of us brothers and sisters. If we do what all true lovers do and will conclude on this point, one of the points in more heavily men you have butea the one who loves someone they obey, there'll be loving. So if we love Allah, then we obey Allah and we obey Allah subhanho wa Taala we pray he will open up the gateways of His love, His eternal boundless love, and it will truly be ours. until the end of time, will love bless all of you MLR protect us from worries and from grief and those things that stimulate and cause worry, the sea mammals a Shakya as salaam alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh