Food for Thought

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So we raised them up from their sleep that

they might question each other said one

of them how long have we tarried the

other said we have stayed a day or part

of the day and then they said how do I

become an animal be mad a victim I had

to comb the Waterpik home Harry he ate

in Medina

so Allah knows best

how long you have tarried and then they

he said send one of you with this


which is money what up means silver and

they have they have been football and

what occurred silver so be walking home

happy he ll Medina Sally on door I knew

her as Kappa Anna Thalia t combed it is

10 min ho well he had a lot of what I

surrender become I had that so he says

so send you then with this money of

yours to the town and let him find out

or seek out said younger means to look

and young more never I am gobble nabber

on means to look you know but I am the

Luna L an EBD k fo for the apart and you

haven't a contemplated haven't they

looked seriously so it has the idea

looking with a concern or look at which

is the as common

the purest food but he convinced the men

who so let him bring some provision from

that food what he has a laptop

and he should behave with care and

courtesy or beware go easy

in order not to inform the others about

you so the idea that young or AHA escapa

Anna let them look at which is the

purest of food and this is a issue that

in some ways wasn't there's been a

concern about food from the very early

period of Islam if you look at the

Sahaba from below on whom and koshari in

his reseller says that they were more

concerned about their food than they

were about p.m. and laid that's him that

he said of Iran no pushing so why were

they more concerned about their food

because if they were eating food that

was not good there wouldn't be any p.m.

at night in other words if you eat out

on food you you won't be able to to do

p.m. unless in fact one of the reasons

why we find it difficult to get up in

the night has to do with wrong actions

and think one of the set up said I heard

something as a result of it I was

deprived of night prayers for forty days

because he heard some of Heba or

something and didn't say anything about

it so the idea of having pure food if

you look in the Quran every time the

word halal is mentioned with food Bible

is mentioned with it which means pure

now usually it has to do with enchilada

nama and also with the fact that it

should be pure from its source which is

halal in a sense so and there's nothing

redundant in the Quran there's no reason

to have an adjective with something if

it's redundant in its meaning so when I

lost as Hal Adam Feige ba halal means

Hara and fire it means fire so if it's

not five years in the sense of it not

being from a proper monetary source it's

certainly not allowed right you can't

say it's allowed with the

money is Haram the food is Haram which

you bought it with but one of the things

about the early period and until very

recently is that the majority of food

was pure by its nature in other words

because there was not a sophisticated

way of operate of packaging food

preserving food refrigeration all of

these types of things by its nature

there was limited things which people

could do to food because it went off so

they learn natural ways of preserving

food like pickling and doing these type

of things Marat because they found early

on that sugar was a very good

preservative but as we've increased in

our understanding of chemistry and

technology in these things people now

are able to do the most sophisticated

things in manipulating food changing

literally changing the chemical

structures of food and there's a whole

what's called dietary science is

learning how to do that now if you look

if you give the idea that Allah created

everything and guided it to its purpose

that everything is created and guided to

its purpose right everything that Allah

has made it has a purpose and it will

fulfill its purpose but Allah in several

verses in the Quran tells us to not

change the creation of Allah and he also

tells us the Chaffin promises well

ioveiy your end allah that he will get

the humans to change the creation of

allah subhana wa ta'ala to begin to

change it at some fundamental level now

in the quran it talks about clipping the

ears of the animals because this is what

they were doing these are the things or

in the sunnah about splitting the teeth

what the women used to do to augment

their teeth would they would put two

fleas they would make up gaps in the

teeth because they thought it was

beautiful now people close the gaps

because they think gaps in the teeth are

ugly right but the Arabs they used to

actually put things between the teeth of

the women in order to split the teeth so

that they when they smile they had these

gaps in the teeth

very interesting you know why humans do

this also the idea of plucking the

eyebrows the prophet Elijah discouraged

that unless a woman in the move the

focus a unless a woman has excessive

hair or something like that but to pluck

them until there's nothing but a small

line or nothing left there or even

putting on fingernail polish so if you

look at at really or letting the nails

grow because it's against if Allah right

so if you look at all of these things

I'm innocent arm generally is a deem

that teaches us to leave things in their

natural state the claw that's part of

what stuff that I mean the original

state father is the originator papa was

somehow accurate our so Shepherd I has

to do with natural state there's a

beautiful hadith in the sake of Imam

Muslim in which the promise Allah is in

passed by a group of people that were

doing be nor they were tell piya what do

you say not so clear huh yeah how do you

say that in like fertilizing a bee

pollinating pollinating they what they

were doing is they were doing this you

up there and Athene so they would take

the mail Poland and put it onto the

female tree and the Prophet passed by

and he thought something was very

strange about that because he wasn't

from Medina he was from Mecca they

didn't have palm trees in Mecca so never

seen that before but there was something

that seemed unnatural about it that the

person would have to go from one to the

other now for me what I find fascinating

about that is the prophets natural

reaction to it that it seems something

unnatural about it now the Sahaba left

doing it the unsolved and they had a bad

crop that year and they went they

complained to the Prophet and he said

why did you I wasn't why did you listen

to me I wasn't you know he said I'm

tomography amore dunya cone you know

better about your dunya I was he just

made a remark and it wasn't worried and

it wasn't it was his own comment about

what they were doing that he thought it

was strange but the point is is that I

this is an indication of how the Prophet

SAW item viewed the world you see that

there's something that people are

impacting too much on the world there's

something unnatural now there's a very

interesting theory you just want to take

this a step further beavers make dams in

America I don't know if they have you I

don't it's an indigenous American animal

I think but there's beavers that are

animal they make dams along rivers and

damming is obviously an ancient form of

for agriculture but the idea of making

these mega dams is a modern 20th century

phenomenon there's a theory that was

some physicists in America came up with

what they actually thought that the the

atmospheric changes that were taking

place were not a result of this global

warming and and the ozone layer lost

they actually said it was because of

these mega dams that were being built

all over the world that they're acting

like weights on the on the wheels that

there's they're upsetting at very very

fine levels the axis of the earth and

the balance of the rotation of the earth

because the water is not flowing at its

natural levels and you have these masses

of water which are minut in relation to

the earth itself but just like those

small bearings on the wheels are minut

it has a radical effect on the wheel

itself anyway I thought that was a very

interesting theory

with this whole idea of when you when

you begin to play with the creation of

Allah without knowledge without Bossier

then you end up doing much more damage

than you do harm and now they want to

build this huge dam in the Yangtze River

in China right and these are all IMF

World Bank projects I mean they're not

there's nothing for the indigenous

people in it really there are just giant

projects to get cooked to get these

countries into massive debt on usury so

the whole basis of it is use areas and

so the effects are going to be bad just

from that but

the ecological effects and the effects

that it has on me on the the place

itself is also relevant so if you look

now the thing if you if you go down to a

very fundamental level basically what's

happening is we are already

we're literally electromagnetic

resonance that's what all of us are at a

very basic level we're vibrating at a

certain resonance and when food is also

has a resonance and when you eat food at

either nourishes or it harms these are

include is not neutral right it's either

gonna be beneficial or harmful if you

eat it in its right proportions and you

eat good food it's going to be

beneficial to the body if you eat it in

its wrong proportions or if it's bad

food it's going to be harmful to the

body and the worst thing that you could

do is fill the body with food shuttle we

Iron Man level even or Adam Balkin or

who the worst vessel that the son of

Adam can fill is his stomach

subhanAllah that's a Sahadi the worst

vessel that the son of Adam can fill is

his stomach and he said the Prophet

Salla I said I'm said to actually have

been Adam Lupe max you're gonna be have

a ho ho it's enough for the son of Adam

to have just more souls that he keep his

back upright with Luke a Matt that's

tough fear of lucuma it's a diminutive

of LACMA which is a bite so small bites

it's enough for the son of Adam to have

small bites that he can keep his back

straight with and then the prophet

Elijah and said but if you have to eat

more than that and this is the one

everybody thinks is Sunnah he was saying

at the most extreme than one-third for

food one-third for water 1/3 for air

that's the extreme if you can't do with

just little pay mats then just do it now

people say and this I'm making this up

or what people nowadays they always say

the Sun that one-third one-third

one-third is true or not true people

forgot the first part of the hadith and

they think that that's the

that's not the Sunnah that's for

excessive people and always the people

to mention these hadees invariably eats

much more than they need and they kind

of say well mama soon america you know

nobody practices that soon anymore it's

not a sunnah in the first place the

Sunnah is not paying that this is the

rocks are in Canada good if you have to

do more than that then just do to return

the upon you or shall I be one of the

city so the second is are oxides a

dispensation the first is is the center

and we know that the prophet Elijah time

did not encourage asceticism he did not

like asceticism he didn't like going to

extremes and food is one of the extremes

and this is wild bull said he says what

Obama Hamas offense are long and it took

on me maybe sometimes too little food is

worse than too much food you see because

the nature of the nerves if you go to an

extreme the agenda the excessive

extremes are safer than the deficient

extremes there's very interesting

phenomenon if you look at diabetes a

diabetic will rarely be in serious

trouble if their sugar goes way way up

they get into trouble when it drops way

way down you see they get into trouble

when there's not enough blood sugar when

it goes under like 50 40 you go under 40

and you go into a glucose coma right and

then BOOM there's no sugar to the brain

and you can die they go into coma and

they'll die whereas it can go up 18

800,000 right if you know the normal

range is like between 80 and 120

something like that right in the blood

if you go up past like eight hundred a

thousand you're gonna have problems

right and they'll they'll be aware that

something's happening but the danger of

dying is not imminent like it is if you

go the other way which is deficiency and

this is what happens an overeater can

overeat for a long long time but an

under eater can go into serious problem

in a very quick time and what Bo Sadie

Proffitt lana was saying there is that

sometimes excessive xored is worse than

people who are too much in the dunya but

going to an extreme of rejecting the

dunya can be often times more dangerous

why because those people will often time

to go to the opposite or kill themselves

and so the Prophet did not like

asceticism nor did he like this other

extreme because he's the man of the

middle lace on the law Eddie was

cinnamon and this is why in this in the

sooner you will very rarely see the

Prophet ever pointing out to people

false he did it very subtly and he was

not his character to expose people's

fault but there are a few hadees that

are very interesting in that there was a

man who had a large stomach and he said

to the man had this been on somebody

else it would be better for you meaning

the food that you're overeating it's

better if it was somebody who really

needed it right now we also know how

much in the kitab Boracay febiven and

mubarak sees Yazeed making Pallava and

his stomach was coming over his ease are

and omar took his daughter his stick and

he lifted his harem and he said a bottle

kuwait Ojeda is this the stomach of a

little calf here because he's taking it

from a hadith that says that the

movement and it's inverse aji the

movement eats the caterpillar eats from

seven and a half and Kathy who yet home

in sobriety and the cat that eats from

seven intestine and the movement only

eats from one and this came because of a

man the a suburban world is that a man

came to the prophet Elijah and he told

him about Islam and they brought him

milk and he drank a whole ball and then

they brought he said you want more he

said yes if on he drank seven bowls and

he and then he said I'm finished so the

next day he came back and he said

Shahada and the Prophet offered him milk

he drank one ball he said you want

he said no I'm full so the Prophet said

the moment drinks from one intestine

whereas the kaffir it's he drinks from

seven so the catheters appetite for the

dunya is much greater than the movement

and food is our essential connection

with the world you see the first

connection with the world is the breath

and then the the next is the food itself

so this is the essential connection with

the world that we have is food and this

is why if you don't conquer that level

of the knobs it's a big problem the food

knobs it's a very serious problem now

it's not really fair for me to talk

about this because that's not where my

some people have different problems and

food maybe because when I was about I

think 21 or something I got amoebic

dysentery and I lost my appetite after

that and I've never really got it back

and that's what the Chinese call spleen

deficiency you know you get a deficiency

in the spleen from dysentery and that

causes like your appetite diminishes so

it's not it's easy for me I'm not giant

as ID is somebody that fights there

enough you know they have a difficult

time and they withhold from food for me

that's not the situation I just food has

never been a serious you know I'm not

somebody that can e