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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala see them were sitting Sayidina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam to Sleeman kathira rubberneck al hamdu Kalyan de journee which we are the misophonic so Hannah Carolyn Seaton and Alec and candidate Allah nesic Allah ma suddenly was sending robotic Allah saved in CD now what Habibi in karate you union Mohammed were early he was up to here with SLM why legal, what about why he would catch with your brothers and sisters, this is our concluding section or segment inshallah, of this brief exploration of the traffic that is the chapter in Ramadan, the subtleties of knowledge, Roger hanbali,
dealing with Ramadan, and we're focusing primarily on the poetry, trying to contextualize that sometimes with some of the pros, but focusing on the poetry Alhamdulillah This is a wonderful, wonderful
example of the richness of our theological, scholastic
linguistic tradition, the Lord give us tofi can receive. So we're going to start in sha Allah tala. And now the,
the shift is from the last days of Ramadan, the last 10 days generally, to the light of power that lies there. And so, you will notice, as we go along, that shift, will start with more general just the mercy of Allah, the mercy of Allah, for those who might think that the mercy escapes and for calling a Sunday for him, Allah, Allah found a lot will be he will be enjoying. So the author says, may Allah have mercy on and will benefit us through him and for all of you.
Funny, my brothers, this is a call to the sisters also. And I will do a little kabuli law knowledge the head that the thing to be dependent on is a law accepting our actions and not on our exertion of performing the action.
The exertion is necessary, but not sufficient. sufficiency comes from loss of time we'll be building Kubina the ambulance up Danny, and what's considered is the righteous state of the heart and not the actions of the bodies. Robot by him and humble human am his heart. Perhaps one who stands for prayer at night is the portion he what he gets from his prayer is another none other than sleeplessness come in a car and
how many of those who stand for worship are deprived? acceptance.
Women that in Mar Homer, and how many of those who are sleeping are recipients of Divine Mercy. Heather nanocarbon, who there Kieran. This one is sleeping well, his heart or her heart is in a state of remembrance, but had a combo of kung fu fair.
And that one is stunning for worship, but his heart or her heart is up
And then he mentions a line of 4g and then Nakamura either say that I'll have gotten in the car me when the
vicissitudes of fate or fortune
assist a person then the one who is sleeping can join the one who is standing for worship. Are we mentioned last
episode or sad segment? I think I did. The Hadith that's attributed to the Prophet sallahu wa sallam.
timeshare que be mansilla to saw and forgive. So the one who is eating
and thanking Allah for the food and for his grace upon them is in the rank of the one who was fasting and patiently and during the rigors of the fast. So I say that to say here he's mentioning, the net m one who's sleeping might be joined with the one who's standing for worship, based on what based on the heart.
Well, I can I've done that more on the side effect is a bill of hierarchy which dyadic analysis.
But the servant has been commanded to strive to
earn good and to exert, and to exertion, and on Undertaker performing righteous deeds. So what we mentioned about the sleeper this is just to emphasize how important the state of the heart is, in the affair of the believer and in the affair of the Sadek. One who's journeying purposefully to a loss of HUD What
then is is surely night long section of poetry that he quotes concerning those who have squandered their life up to this point, and wasted the opportunities to perform righteous deeds to be with the righteous people, just a squandered opportunity, just emphasizing their state and their fear is not hopeless. So it says to well, roofie so when we're feeling I will feel KOSPI, that my life is passed by in heedlessness and amusement and a loss.
For Yeah, they are to fulfill a yummy mystery, and how much loss has been occurred through that which I've spent of my day of the days of my life. So the days of our life are like currency, we're either spending them more and good, and spending them to purchase beneficial things for our soul in our hereafter. Or we're squandering like someone goes to a casino.
So life can be like a casino.
Or life can be like, a interest free bank.
It's up to us in terms of where we deposit our money, if you will.
Well, Maddie, fill the fill Lady Diana, two men early men originally, and I have no excuse for what I've squandered from my life for my lifetime.
So now I'm a felon. And where do you battle Hamdi was shoukry what has made us so heedless
and in terms of undertaking the duties of praise and thanks, or gratitude, that are all from us?
When we want to ensure corporal as eternal command, if we do are thankful will have an increase
the log of us tofik
and now the costs are low. b sabby shatin. A Ms. shabby. Allah has designated us we mentioned this the other day. But we are smiling small minority 2 billion Muslims out of 9 billion people on this earth is a relatively relatively small minority. And so a few Muslim laws designated and distinguished you.
To be a Muslim is distinguished us to be Muslims. And we've from those 9 billion we have been chosen, which Tibet
which the cool he has chosen you. He has chosen us. So we shouldn't look at our being Muslim as something random. We should look at
As an honor that our Lord has bestowed upon us when he chose us for this path
and the costs on our wall will be shared in a machete. So laws designated and distinguished us to have this month and what a month it is. Be Sharon Enza, Laura Hello roofie ashra Ashraf and victory a month during which the most most of what has been revealed the most noble of scriptures, the most noble of reminders referring to the victory team, the Wise reminder remembrance
while you should be who Cheryl thi Layla takatori does any other month resemble it when it contains the night of power? That can mean Hubbard and Saha B Murphy has been a Heidi how many some rigidly authenticated deeth have been narrated concerning what the night of power contains of good and virtual benefit are always on sale cotton, and level three, the width three is been related by sound narrators that is to be sought out during the last the odd lights of the last 10 days.
For tuber Lymbery in your blue hat, he had the he had the luxury and paradises for the person who seeks it out during these 10 nights. The fee 10 00 am local bill and where he will be early. During it the angels descend with light and goodness, we should reflect on the reality of life this insistence that we when we cultivate our hearts there's a light that grows up in our hearts, the light of guidance, the light of truth,
these lights no room imeni light of faith and really shines throughout the entirety of our being that hill Hello.
So the angels they bring light
and they bring righteousness and good color Solomon here had Mata Mata, Mata in surgery. And the the angel says peace until the crack of dawn, Allah Allah who had in the main emphasis of bhakti. So store up the good that it contains is the most precious of things to be stored up
the camera and more toppin Thea Minetti will get dirty. How many souls are liberated from the Hellfire labor to copper without even realizing it?
So our Lord has subtle blessings. And our Lord has
10 immediately tangible blessings, things we perceive immediately and things that we won't perceive some things we won't perceive until the Day of Judgment
But then we will readily know
what the references to in terms of the the source of the good that we enjoy
was Rahim in the last year was everything and brothers and sisters.
Thank Allah, we understand of sugar.
And you will be in a state of increased weather in Chicago to see that not a few give thanks, I will increase your blessings. This is the nature of the affair brothers and sisters. So
So A is talking about those who love Allah, because my little color. That's the appointed time.
That's when the lover meets the beloved.
During that great, great, great night.
So he says, introducing a few lines of poetry.
And we'll have one at the total Eileen mulyani. There your doula her agdal in Ogden, lint of all the ladies Ashley if you could. This is the lovers.
and they count the mean and many of the there are many, and they count them and count them, waiting for the last 10 nights of Ramadan. Every year, fader Vasu will be here and then we'll move a lot harder, more mobile. And if they attained to those days of their attain and affair of victorious and attaining to those days that are said they will attain what they've been seeking up and they serve their beloved. We serve our beloved with a bed.
Our service is performed by devotional acts, our sugar more than anything is performed by devotional acts. When I showed on the other hand how Carlat issue to rob the
cannot will sue what he saw Allah when he was selling your home I mean a lady had teta water Rama on top power harder now, for hope to hear your Suleyman toss lower heavy yovel suhler wa lockergoga for Allah Allah cabeza Adam M and then be kawamata when that offer Paula Sol Allah while he was an FLL was
an akuna have been Shaku aura.
So as you realize that the Prophet peace and blessings of Allah be upon us to stand in prayer at night until his feet swelled to his feet cracked to water rather
to fuck tala to crack, or what else Luma
Tata, Tata, Tata, Tata water run that, and the cat from the fifth six farms in the present tense for the majority can be mentioned this memory
and they serve their beloved. We should live a lot of us.
No one specifically said on film is talking about me.
A lot of us generally speaking,
we live our lives with a conscious awareness of
meticulously we should be serving our needs.
Should be serving our Lord.
And as I said, the greatest acts of service are with our devotional acts
will not give us too
many I said that introduced a few lines of poetry called mezakeh
calmness of Sabri that love has torn up the garment of patience, refer reference the use of zulekha the first encounter between the two so love has torn up the garment the short of patience Welcome to god oh two Hey man, thi emri and I've reached the morn confused about my, my affair. And I lead Tim Keller Yanni lahori. Oh, how long and how, how painful the I long for those noble Knights. Now khula en la la la la Qadri and nothing except like the Knights contain the night of power. And originally Mill Valley had allegedly if they returned to me after this painful separation was fatally lay be cooling the three I will be faithful in every oath sworn to Allah. implicitly we apply all of us
when we read the forehead
we implicitly taken off a covenant with the last time when we read a call
say to the
call in soya T one usuki one here Yeah, yeah, yeah. When I met him he grabbed me last year. Last year we can rica will be dead. We're what no one will see me say to them Oh, Mohammed. Verily. My prayer my sacral
By living my guy are all for love the Lord of all the words of this I've been commanded. And I am the first to submit as
Lana lamassu we read it, but do we mean it?
In love 181 lu Suki Yeah. When I'm at the left Europe bill, me
my prayer I sacrifice my living my day off for a long time to give myself
How many saw Sabri walk up to her Iran feed me.
I led to Kellyanne in Ohio we now call in Kellyanne de la kabhi an ordinary men body handle head up with a two legged equally lead three column have been handy a call table shokri and the the
of my gratitude will stand in praise. Comma bill handy party will shokri man Hello. There's so many this last sessions spilled with portrait versus Valhalla. So
in prose. The Roger B says la Rhea who had it as Harry tamiu and Ian move the beaner one person would have been accosted ebina Fullmer Teru do your rug will God be lucky to
the the winds of these late nights as hard as when you get appointed to take the school? predawn is pre dawn moments. The winds of these pre dawn moments carries the morning of the centers and the breaths of the baby of the lovers and the stories of the penitent and then they they returned to respond with the answer without any written message
see you doing
what he saw a while he was sending
little cheat sheet from a worthy goal says I have to spend all night flipping through pages
so right before a final section
the answer Rasulullah called farewell to Ramadan and imagine the society's view were there a Ramadan the sixth session dealing with bidding farewell to Ramadan
he has some interesting things to say
about her sorrows Mila
know what kind of Babu what can Babu Taka demeanor yaku for you to
Allah hum in Ruby of cassava let the agenda let on a 630 when Seville euro 20 Jambi Affleck file for Anthony learning
what is the dua a prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us to make during these last 10 nights Allah whom an awful one to shut off of our for Anthony alone in nikka awful want to head off for fafo Annie, Allah and Nick are full and have a laugh a full on me. Allah you embody pardoning you love to pardon Pardon me.
So he says one of the early Muslims motocaddy mean
used to say, particularly of Scholars Academy and without hearing, the early scholars, the latter day scholars, one of the early day scholars, he used to say
Allah verily my sins are great. They define
In the description there are above any description there beyond description and verb but virtually there are small
when compared to your forgiveness your pardon. Pardon me for my sins are higher than our home then huh? Another of them said, Jordan miyavi Manu Africa caveolin Phasma Bella Jordan me well, Africa Yeah, Kadeem, that my sin is great and your for your pardoning is great.
Join between my sin and your party. Why? Because these
excuse me, the scantiness of my sin will disappear in the vast ocean of your pardoning and forgiveness. So join them together.
As they say, kavir mirror Colleen, Connie in a lot from a little is a little. So we are little, we're nothing. So even when we send great, great, great, great sinners is nothing because it emanates from little old us. That's why there was nothing for a lot to forgive the men killed 100 people, you all know the Hadeeth 99 then he killed the auditors who said there was no forgiveness, forgiveness for them for him. 100 people lawfully gave up. He never did a righteous deed in his life other than making an effort to go to the good land to join the good people. No prayer nozick had no saw that local. This was before our own no reading of the Scripture at that time, none of it
after killing 100 people, Allah forgive How great is a loss forgiveness brothers and sisters. So he said join between my sin and your pardon. Oh, the most generous Yeah, carrying.
Yeah, Kevin. Then he mentions a couplet. Yeah, it can be around them the afula he with them they can act Babu Aqua moon azerty thegem bf will lay your soul all the one who has done great since the pardoning of Allah is greater than your sin and the greatest of sins compared to the forgiveness of Allah become small Kabira be Giambi. If we lay soggy rock, normal give us tofi can taste you
like it was tawfeeq and tayseer. Then as we said there's a section dealing with bidding farewell to Ramadan. This section is a beautiful section if you have the book. You can read Arabic I encourage you to read this section will inspire you will will uplift you will bring tears to your eyes in many instances.
Kareem for him will fall below being
so in that section bidding farewell to Ramadan amongst what is related.
Man is the phone.
And this the emphasis here
is on the sinners being liberated from the fire. That's the emphasis on this particular section in this last segment.
So he relates to him
in Canada rather to Lula see Nina thermal sivola yes minha. If a laws and mercy is for those who do good.
Still the centers should not despair of a loss mercy. If you have a lever and you fall into sin, you still should not despair because why that is not a trait of the believers and Ummah are often wrong worse.
When to assume a rock that no hula asuma rohilla il l comun. Kathie Lee, r l Coleman Kathy rune that hey asuma Roy L. Komen care
Your room. It is only a disbelieving folk who despair have a lot of mercy. So brothers and sisters a few fallen into sin. Just I guarantee you no one listening to this who might be so broken up by this and I think I can never be a good Muslim because I did A, B, C and D. I don't care what you did brothers and sister You didn't kill 100 people
and if Allah forgives one who killed 100 people, he can forgive you whatever you've done, which is less than that, and will give us tofi condition curwood
so in Canada In Canada to Rameau to the NYC Nina, fellow Co. Le yes woman her went went to Cologne hope for two by two button Latina for volume, the Nazi here viral majuba 900. And if a lot of tireless forgiveness has been ordained or prescribed for those who are conscious of him,
then the oppressor to himself or herself, also is not, is not deprived.
then emerges a couple lines of poetry and care in Canada, Africa. Now you're a Jew who voted for copper in the menuju for menuju island of Siena bill Karen says you're pardoning
cannot be hoped for, for one who has fallen into sin. Then who is it that the sinners the rebellious centers, can can hope to can look look from good from now Allah Allah has mercy is all encompassing.
And another set in Canada now allow your juca L and my sin than any lady or Jew where the rule where you have them, move label them now in Canada now you're a Jew in Ceylon, many, many argue we are more liberal. He says if
you if only those who do good can hope, have hope and being the recipients of your goodness and grace and mercy. Then who is it that those who have sinned, can hope for and turn to
Valhalla can hope for and call upon?
Oh they call upon a wall.
They call upon Allah. Allah loves to forgive said Saudi for translated very quickly that Allah has sought or a Sunni lead.
Allah loves to forgive sin, to summarize the Hadith if you were not sinful and then turn to Allah and repentance Allah would do away with you and bring another people who would sin and then turn to him and repentance as this is generally speaking, how much more is this true for Ramadan? How much more is this true for the night last 10 nights of Ramadan? How much more is this true for the night of power later come cop pop
mail not and it goes to frequently see
a lot of stuff from all of us know give us from the store houses
of his treasures not how to give us from the storehouse of his treasures.
So we skip to the last page of the chapter of Ramadan since over 100 pages long I'll give this Toki
and this last section is 10s of verses of poetry or wood just relate a couple of them starting with this one this one
attack through Coleman to him who were anti gel what will top global either bedridden miserable. Do you live off the one that you love while you're there neighbor? And then you seek them out after they've moved to some far off place.
Turkey Barden he must do on one as our test film and as he NSL
After they've gone away a far distance they're they're far gone out of you're longing for them. And then you ask the the abandoned houses wherever they travel to wherever they go. They were right there and you did nothing
corruptors who and
to do what toward you and to have the rootkit Do you left off asking about them while they were present and now you're hoping that the houses they wants to dwelled in can inform you of the use of the news
then help a lot
so enough sick heirloom well that Hello mill makaya so condemn yourself don't condemn the various transportation means that have carried them away while moved to Canada then fairly select it.
And I say that character them
so die with a broken heart because you have no excuse. So what what are these lines of poetry telling us brothers and sisters don't wait to Ramadan leaves and then start longing for the opportunity to worship and to turn to your end and to stand in prayer at night. A lot of people and some justifiably I mentioned I alluded to this
last week or the week before this morning
but I gave a very harsh in a Cooper apologize to anyone offended but the the harshness was in
condemning those who would argue
who just flee from the masjid after they pray eight rockets. And then the meme is there in an empty Masjid praying the other 12 by himself
so leaving aside the ID so I didn't qualify that the qualification
some people legitimately have to leave early because we're not in a Muslim country they have to get up early to work and to go home and rest.
Or they have other valid reasons and excuses. But one was no excuse. The fear of Ramadan especially in the long run the Knights is
as as important as the CM.
So one Hadeeth man sama Ramadan Amen. All righty seven, wolf your Allahumma Adam and dandy.
Whoever fast the month of Ramadan Ramadan with sincere faith anticipating reap a reward all of their prior sins will be forgiven woman karma Ramadan he learned with the seven off your Allahu Mata at the moment thembi. Whoever stands for worship during the nights of Ramadan was sincere faith anticipating a reward all the prices will be forgiven.
this Aqua clear
is clear. Kiev will lay a significant portion of the night seeking a loss forgiveness seek allows mercy
and for any 10th a woman What are we going to go to watch the Trevor Noah or something?
And a lot of Tyler's pushing out. Reward liberation from hell forgiveness in the masjid fellow give us Kofi Can they see a Kabul Welcome to make things easy for us. So in any case, there were these verses are saying don't wait for Ramadan and then long for the opportunity to do go for yourself.
We have the opportunity now don't wait for Ramadan to be like the Beloved of this
The Love is there you don't ask about her.
You don't seek out you don't seek them out. You don't go to visit them when they move away. You want to visit you want to ask about the news. How are they are they well, you know how they do move COVID vaccinated, etc etc. Now you're asking about the news still go on. Don't wait for Ramadan to go
to serve Ramadan to honor Ramadan to take a very
centage of Ramadan is here now brothers and sisters and we're we're we're entering into, it's the last 10 days and we enter into those days where most likely, we can say definitively but most likely Laila to color is to be found. So let's take advantage of this opportunity now. Then he says in prose with very poetic prose, yes Chateau Rama, Donna tariff Baka.
Now, your Shahada, Rama, Donna terrassa yo month of Ramadan, be gentle with us, do more and have been a foot fat to
the tears of the lovers are pouring forth
kulu boohooman elements crrt to shock their hearts from the pain of yourself of being separated from you.
the pains of your departure
are torn asunder
some people this is general not anyone listening on this call during this live stream, none of you but some people it seems like they want Ramadan to go like is it eat is it he they get eat itis as if you know let's get it over with the only foot push eat back yo give us more days. Literally we will cry
in our messages
when Ramadan was leaving? Because now the gates of mercy have been closed
shade tile of the unchained the opportunities for just the tremendous reward that we talked about during the very first session is gone.
And so those who yes shall Ramadan Tara
to Morrow have been a thoughtful Kaluga human element fluoroscopy the shock as a walk, walk us Waterford twin lilu a day to see all the nervous shopping the apple perhaps taking a moment to stand and bid farewell would extinguish the fires of longing
that have burned
access to Tolbert in a color and powerful Manasa Yana Kula to how to how to rock perhaps a moment to recommit to Allah. Brothers and sisters during these times during the last night of Ramadan we pit any sin you can think of repent,
for perhaps a moment of repentance and ceasing convicting once making a conviction to cease all sins will patch up what's been torn asunder of our fast so I will miss Lou talk perhaps it will patch those things up. Awesome. Katya. Hon maka, boo Lina yell, Huck, perhaps the one who's been cut off from the procession or caravan of those who have been accepted,
can catch up with and despite their sins and shortcomings, in these last waning days, they will be accepted.
As as you will out, assess your own zedi your luck, perhaps those who have been imprisoned, the in the prison of their sins who will be liberated as a soldier Vanara your top perhaps the one who's deserving to be roasted in hell would be liberated from the hellfire. So rahama tell Lola Lohan Aussie us UK and perhaps the mercy of the Lord
reach those who have sent
learn how long and that's how he concludes this chapter as a couple lines of poetry with the same meaning as well as probably walked it father rock in acqualina totally rule Miller of Harry Potter facchini for huge bag will make su run will your papa Luthor, Avon or your taco pa on? Well yes I do. Men Sharpie that
then Hello Ma, perhaps perhaps
before the time of departure occurs before we see the hands of show where
perhaps perhaps before the time of departure occurs,
everything that we hope for for the day we hope for for prayer for for goodness for of goodness will be elevated that prayer and that desire will be elevated to our Lord and He will respond to us.
And the what's been broken from the fast will be repaired and restored.
And the the, the repentance of the penitent will be accepted, and the center will be liberated from the fires of hell. And one who has been destined to be a rich Hawaiian, perhaps hellbound rich Sharpie will be entered into the ranks of those who will experience Felicity bliss. So either way as awareness, ADO man Shafi to Allah tala. If we're in the ranks of the center, The Lord bless us to be forgiven, if we're in the ranks of the
Val law, bless us to be right in the ranks of the side that
there have those destined for glisten for the city.
If we're in the ranks of those whose fast has been torn asunder by the mistakes of our tongue,
the errors of our eyes,
the thoughts of a celled our hearts, may they all be restored and rendered whole and acceptable to Allah subhanho wa Taala. So we'll stop here we pray that Allah subhana wa Taala blesses everyone. thank everyone for sharing these precious moments of your very busy evenings that you prepare for your tithing and taraweeh. And all of the other things that you must undertake taking time hamdu Now we'll send out
an email for
questions or comments to those in sha Allah who time Mr. learner kill one who can go off the game, but what about the family and one of families that will find does he need their forgiveness to enter gender?
Or the the circumstances of
the lesson from that Hadith?
Was it focused on the sherea sherea? Are those affairs that govern human relations? So this the lessons of this hadith were focused on happy Ha.
So Sharia are those
rulings, and aspects of our religion that govern human relations and human actions? What we need to do, how we relate to each other haqiqa is relates to our Lord, and the realities of our Lord. So the lesson here was, from the haka,
specifically, the vastness of our Lord's mercy. And so in that sense, the focus was in on the Sharia. Also, this was from
the AMA, this man was a member of one of the owners that preceded our oma. So their Sharia would have been different than Hockey Club. And arcada never varies, but the Sherry are various. And so perhaps the Sharia at that time, the man didn't need to do anything will love and because the law
took care of nurturing and reforming those people who are affected, so they didn't need any human agency to be restored, and to move beyond the loss and their grief will love.
How does one balance hope and fear in a practical sense,
by looking, looking at your state, when you are so overwhelmed by fear?
So for example, what's the use
I'm just and that Sharpie that Amanda was talking about the hellbound. Reggie, keep trying, but I keep sending. And that's when you need to balance that out with hope. Allah forgive the person that killed 100 people.
And so Am I really that bad of a person that Allah wouldn't forgive me. So I should have hope, or the other way around if you find yourself becoming complacent.
And you began to justify that,
because of a loss mercy in our law understands when Americans how to be Muslim in America. So far don't do a B and C O law understands, it's time to check that with a little fear. So just look at when we say and the key here is balance. When we see ourselves going to one extreme or the other, we balance by reminding ourselves of the other extreme,
from the one that is affecting us disproportionately, and then we balance that out.
Sometimes when trying to make the most of the blessitt times your money becomes a stressful experience I get I get a feeling that I could have done more, and then I'm not doing enough, how can I prevent it from becoming a stressful experience? to more Vicar and don't worry about it? See, you're doing too much. We need to do more liquor. Because liquor is quicker.
Seriously, you know, because
when we're remembering a lot, as we become more adept at the practice, we forget about the world. It's like being in a garden. And when you're in a garden, you remembering a lot. Oh, there is the revealed book,
The scripture the Quran
over the name in the shaytani region, and then there's the the book of of nature.
And both of them playing to Allah subhanho wa Taala when you're out in your garden, two hours, three hours go by you're not thinking about the world. You're not thinking about the George Floyd verdict, you know, thinking about
the kid who got shot in Chicago with his hands up, you're not thinking about the COVID situation in India, we should be praying for our brothers and sisters. They're both Muslim and inhumanity generally is a really terrible situation much, much worse than what the news is even presenting. But you're not thinking about all that. You're You're either directly or indirectly thinking about a loss.
And so you you just make more
and never see yourself
stressed out by worship. So we mentioned deca, right? Aladdin was popular in
ellerby. The killer partner in Ludo kulu, those who believe and the hearts find relaxation, comfort
in the remembrance of Allah Verily, the remembrance of Allah brings comfort to the heart, the opposite of stress. So I'm not just saying Vicar more because I want you to be a Sufi. I'm saying the karma, because a lot has told us that the remembrance of Allah brings comfort to the heart and comfort and relaxation and all of the meanings involved in partner in lieu
are the opposite of stress.
Allah How would you advise someone who's struggling to leave sends because the people they spend time with are involved in them, for example, backbiting, cut those people off?
And that's, that's a very difficult one to avoid. In other words, to avoid sending yourself with your own sinners, like a friend of mine, a column stuffer, the Godot philosopher, random stuff.
Get all philosopher so random stuff on that said,
You know what?
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but don't nobody want to die.
and he also said relevant to this particular question. You know what up the he would just say
He introduces germs and bezels of wisdom, you know
that you know what?
You hang around in public bathrooms, you're gonna get some feel for yourself sooner or later.
So that's relevant to this person spending time with the bank buyers and
people cursing, use profanity. If you're hanging out in public bathrooms, sooner or later, you're going to get some feel for yourself.
So you have to cut them off profits on the line and send them said a maroon alladhina Fadi de Leon for a huddle. COMM manual huddle a person is on the religion of their companion that everyone consider well the company they keep. So if you're hanging out with that buyers, you're gonna eventually backbite and if you're hanging out with righteous people, you're going to become more righteous. But so here you are, you're coming your friend, you're like I'm cutting those people off in them say he said it's official cut them off or cutting them off. And now you start hanging out around more righteous people.
But you still have some bad habits. So if you you talk about something,
you know, in the muddy puppies, they did and then everyone looks at you. What did you just say?
the next day, you know, those Oh, excuse me, sorry.
And then in a week or so, you're not going to be using that language anymore. So Morgana Deena Fellini of course is on the religion of their companions so you need different companionship and not not permanently just tell them listen, I don't call you anymore I'll talk with you anymore because when I talk with you called you and we get in conversation I in Everly been end up finding people some disappearing and then so the old fella you know I'll try not to do that please forgive me.
So it's not permanent and they clean up that and then you go back to being the fence. If they don't clean up their act you just cut them off so many
Alhamdulillah have any sun advisor can make ask Allah for his love of course Allahumma inni es el Luca have that literally all I asked you for your love this he
Allah him in the back your Allah I asked you for your love along in the SSL get hub back then then you have book and the love of those who love you. So we just talked about changing your company. being around people love Allah is going to help you to love Allah. So Allah in the back Yola, I asked you for your love will hug them then you hit book and the love of those who love you will hug Bella Amelie lady Bella Luna her back and love of the action that draws us close to your love. So the do us that's one of them.
What is the role self doubt or you're doing it lesson one our efforts for sure of our elders and teachers is helpful or
is you should you not in a race with the elders and teachers.
Your your you're?
You're standing alone.
As with children recently one of them just loves hate of Diem. I'm not afraid to stand alone.
I'm not afraid to stand alone for laws on everything gonna be alright, I'm gonna keep my head apart. If they got me doing it, but you're going to stand alone.
You're going to stand alone, the elders aren't going to be there. So you're not in a competition with your you can be inspired by them. But ultimately, you have to look at what you're capable of doing under the circumstances that you're that you are in the circumstances like Allah tala has placed you in and then you just do your best. It's not It's not the as he said more oh one lol cabul
Ah, dad. So the consideration is the acceptability and not the our exertion necessarily. So just make sure what you're doing is acceptable that is done with sincerity
and that is done in accordance with the relevant
prefer the things of the prophetic example that rather than to it, and then you trust in Allah subhanho wa.
Allah. And so don't don't see yourself as falling short. Just see yourself is trying.
And a few for sure, especially the elders and some of the teachers who are people. The elders, particularly These are people who are spiritual giants. And so they're on an entirely different level, when you compare yourself to them is going to be frustrating.
So don't compare yourself
or any of your contemporaries. Just do the best that you can do. Be the best Muslim that you can be. And learn a lot take care of everything else.
You know, we shouldn't obsess ourselves with the latest news like near to eventual ledger, who has said spend more time praying for the well being center and guidance.
Of course, that's that's our prayer. We're going to pray for people in India, Bangladesh, people,
our families, communities, of course, that's why we should make dua abundantly and copiously. There's a section in the book, but
there wasn't much poetry there. But Sorry, I didn't mention it. But
seriously, there's a session on da when you break your fast and that's a time when the prayers are answered. So you should pray for your family. pray for the sick, pay for your friends. Pray for yourself. And then either before or after that prayer. ask Allah for his pleasure and gender and to protect you from his anger and hellfire. Allahu Allah.
Allah, Allah him in the saddle Calgary Barker was gender alone in the slb with Balka. Well, Jenna alone in the local de Vaca was Jenna, when are all becoming psychotic one.
And I see with Elias you for your pleasure. And Jen, I seek refuge from you, with you, from your anger and from the fire of hell. And so prayer is a big, big part of Ramadan. This is generally a time when a person answer at times like excuse me, and when we break off fast, those specific times will do as athletes or prefer one including folks in India. But try to focus on your data, the world's not going to go anywhere. No and 10 days or so 1012 days, India is going to be there, you have plenty opportunity to join a campaign started campaign to help bring a little bit of relief.
The whatever is vaccine, you is likely to still be there.
So it's not going anywhere. So if we could take a little time,
just give that to a law, and we'll set bid The one who has created all of these causes and means in the world.
We could focus on subject
then the SS Bab
to causes themselves will take care of themselves by laws the Korean arrangement. So we should do our best political offic
a fading fast so we have to cap it there. And we pray that
the Allah tala makes it easy for everyone.
And then let me say this on that last question.
You know, there are those who say that the Battle of better place of Ramadan, so the Muslims are actively engaged and
worldly affairs and this great battle and the head Tofig and we need to do better, etc.
They made the argument
and the factory Mecca was in the conquest Mecca was in Ramadan. So being involved with the world, and that's an argument.
But these are precious days and nights that the opportunity that we have might never return to us. We don't know if this is our last Ramadan or not someone chaplain suhaib So Paul Rahim. Hello beautiful young
Rather, someone said 18 months ago, you're going to be gone.
He might not believe it. He is a strong believer he wouldn't consider it impossible far fetched, but being young probably would say
shall all be a well he's gone rahima who lamella most one
and will not give patience and assistance to his family. So the point is
we don't know if this opportunity
will come again. So we're spending hours and hours in front of the television on the on the assumption is mukbang it's not so
we can make an argument is simple. We're on the assumption is that simple.
You're not earning any AGI move ahead. There's no Azure there's no punishment, there's no reward there's no punishment.
And so the the the gifts of Ramadan
I will receive those gifts as we mentioned is contingent upon the state of our heart. And our heart is soft in in our hearts and nurtured by our devotional actions by Vicar mentioned
Allah be the kidney lead partner in loco lube says comfort and peace to the heart is brought about by the vicar of Allah.
So you know you don't know if you have the opportunity to speak I had to mention this twice the third time he brought him in hi writing. Tests be hard to hear too few Ramadan can LC test beatin feel as you were saying Subhana Allah glorified out now all law one time in Ramadan is like saying it 1000 times outside of Ramadan.
So this great opportunity we don't know if it's going to occur again. So we spend our time and move ahead.
We're not earning edge so far. So what if we spending our time Subhan Allah and hamdulillah learn helemaal law
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so two expressions they are light on the tone Have you beloved to the Most Merciful and
great great and
and very weighty in the scale? Subhan Allah who would be handy supine on the wall I think so what are we saying that abundantly and Ramadan
is going to change our lives? people whose lives were changed go on and change the world. But people just you know Muslim, yeah, you know, we just hung in there we go people nothing special.
That's not going to change the world brothers and sisters.
It all is permissible. I did my taraweeh I could sit back and kick back and watch Trevor Noah.
You know, so and although just getting by just doing enough, checking all the boxes
is not going to change the world. We need people who are passionately committed to this religion.
Those are the people that are going to make big changes in the world inshallah Tada, Lhasa wills. So we'll stop here. I'm logging it off. You can see it's been a great honor to engage in the program. And
rolanda says to be able to do it again, some future date to continue from where we left off. So vigil a nice evening.
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