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Time

By |November 5th, 2015|

“It is Allâh who created you in a state of weakness, and then, after weakness, ordains strength (for you) and then after strength, ordains old age (weakness) and grey hair …” (30:54)

We come into this world in the state of absolute helplessness and weakness. As we journey through life we go through four distinct stages: […]

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The Husband Who Was Too Shy To Look At His Wife

By |November 5th, 2015|

….So I said to him: “And the likes of her truly deserve that from you.”….

This story was recounted by Prof. Khalid Al-Jubeir, consulting cardiovascular surgeon, in one of his lectures:

Once I operated on a two and a half year old child. It was Tuesday, and on Wednesday the child was in good health. On Thursday […]

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The Misuse Of Cellphones

By |November 5th, 2015|

Question: If a person enters the Masjid and commences his Salâh without switching off his cellphone or putting it on “silent” and his cellphone happens to ring whilst he is engaged in Salâh, what should he do?

Answer: In the name of Allâh. It is necessary to develop the habit of either switching off one’s cellphone […]

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Has your home also become a ‘ Hotel ‘?

By |November 5th, 2015|

The home of today has become very much like a hotel. Strangers stumble in and out at odd hours, each one doing his own little thing. “The family” has now almost become just a fond memory. “The family” having meals together is a rare occasion. Just sitting together and chatting is even more rare. Part […]

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Sibling Rivalry

By |November 5th, 2015|

Deconstructing Sibling Rivalry

Tricks for Muslim Parents

Although sibling rivalry is normal, it can be rather taxing if it persists without any guidance for reform in a positive light.

Every mother knows that raising a child is full of challenges. However, once that first precious child becomes an older brother or sister, a new challenge emerges for parents […]

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The Importance of Kinship

By |November 5th, 2015|

“Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him maintain the bonds of kinship” (Bukhari)

The young man went to attend the weekly hadith lecture of Sayyidna Abu Huraira, Radi-Allahu anhu but the routine opening announcement stopped him. “If anyone sitting here has severed any ties of kinship (qata-ur-rahim), he should leave.” He recalled that […]

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Living to Die or Dying to Live

By |November 5th, 2015|

Death is a harsh and fearful reality faced by everyone who lives. No one has the power to avoid it, nor does anyone around a dying person have the ability to prevent it. It is something that happens every moment and is something encountered by the young and the old, the rich and the poor, […]

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Who’s Fooling Who ??? …April Fool’s Day

By |November 5th, 2015|

WHO’S FOOLING WHO???…APRIL FOOL’S DAY

 

It may be “cool”…but it’s a foolish and unislamic practise of another fool!

Allah, The Most Wise, says:

“Truly Allah guides not one who transgresses and lies.” (Qur’an-40:28)

“Curse of Allah upon those who lie.” (Qur’an-3:61)

Origins and History of April Fool Day

There are differing opinions concerning how this day originated :

Some said it developed […]

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Quality Time with Dad

By |November 5th, 2015|

This article presents the current relationship between a father and a child in this fast paced and time constraint society and provides many practical advises on how to improve this relationship to benefit the whole family.

It has been estimated that working fathers spend about 3 minutes a day with their children.

Fathers who abandon their families, […]

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Valentines Day

By |November 5th, 2015|

Valentines Day February 14th Advice By Sheikh Saud Ash Shuraim And Mufti Ismail Menk

Mufti Ismail Bin Musa Menk

Prove Your Love Daily

What’s the point of trying to impress the women of the world and send them gifts with messages, emails, phone calls, cards, roses etc when the wife you chose and the “Queen” who bore your […]

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