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What’s Your Legacy?

I was fortunate enough to spend the day with Dr. Shadee El Masry in Dallas this weekend. In one of his talks he talked about friendship and being with people that you aspire to be

He mentioned the stories of the Prophets Yusef and Musa, and their journey through what they learned. Isn’t that what we all do? Isn’t that the reason we are all here? To build each other up, to learn, to hold each other to a higher standard of being a Muslim man, husband, and father?

Everwhere I went with Dr. Shadee Elmasry, people lined up to meet him, ask him questions, and just be around him. I don’t say this to flatter him, there is a point.

Allah has given him favor among people. Allah has given him value to Men, Women, and the youth. He is valuable to the world and the people in his community.

What’s your value? Who are your friends? Who do u aspire to be? What steps are u taking to greatness and legacy? Dr Shadee is a great man. But here’s the thing, you can be great as well…

It will take discipline, a hard work ethic, and dedication. What will u be known for? Are u sitting on the bench of life watching the game? Unacceptable, we need u in the game.

Being spiritual in our desire to draw closer to Allah is a quadrant of being a real man. If a man’s heart isn’t in the right place and connected to Allah and his messenger ﷺ, how will he lead a family and community?

Keep good company and choose your friends carefully. Our worst enemy can sometimes be ourselves, life becomes even more empty when we associate with those that have zero ambition and have hearts far from Allah



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