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The smoke signal

by Abu Muhammad Yusuf Source: muslimvillage.com The journey of life can be like a roller coaster. We often experience extreme conditions which create despondency and hopelessness. The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) is reported to have said: “Verily, if Allah loves a people, He makes them go through …

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Two Jannats

  In the time of ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), there lived a very pious youngster who would spend most of his time in the Musjid. ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was very fond of him. Every night after esha salaah he would go to visit his elderly father. There lived a woman on …

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Qurbani and the Battlefield of Faith!

“Certainly there is a profound lesson for you in the life of Hazrat Ebrahim Alayhimus Salaam” Ebrahim Alayhimus Salaam abandoned his life of solitude to confront a world steeped in tyranny and rebellion against Allah. He boldly challenged the icons of power and openly denounced falsehood, which pitted him in …

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Let Go of Grudges, for Your Own Sake

  idealmuslimah.com “Pardon them and overlook – Allah loves those who do good.” (Qur’an 5:13) If we hold grudges, our spirits get stuck like trapped birds. We can’t fly the way we’re supposed to, because our own resentments bind us and hold us down. When you hate someone, they don’t …

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THE BLIND GIRL

There was a blind girl who hated herself because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving husband. He was always there for her. She told her husband, “If I could only see the world, my love for you will be even more…” One day someone donated a pair …

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Passing the examination of life

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) If in any school, university, college or institute, questions of an examination are given or there is a paper ‘leak-out’, the examination is cancelled or reset. Allah Ta’ala has given us the final question paper consisting of three outwardly simple questions. The …

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Problems, Problems, Problems…

  By Sister S Bemath eislam PROBLEMS. . . how we hate them! The time and energy we waste, stewing over problems instead of tackling them cheerfully and constructively, recognising them as the growth points of life and progress. Life can expose us to a series of problems. Problems evoke …

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The Limitless Superpower

    By Safaa Baig on 18 August 2013.-sAUDILIFE   WHAT if, you could have any superhero power in the world? What would you choose?   Gosh, that’s a hard question. Speed of lightning, superhuman strength, invisibility, teleportation, telekinesis, optic blast, enhanced healing, shape-shifting, time-traveling, telepathy, flight, enhanced hearing, x-ray …

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Emotional Detox During Ramadan

  Posted by: Haleh Banani    As you are in the midst of the last days of Ramadan you need to make sure that you are completely cleansed in every aspect.  Many of you have prayed long rakats sincerely asking  for forgiveness,  read Qurʾān while shedding many tears and engaged …

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How to Clean The Heart

almiftah.com The sin of malice and discord is serious. Even on auspicious occasions despite Allah’s abundant mercy, we always find one particular class of people that are deprived; those who harbour ill-feelings in their hearts towards others. In addition to this, some narrations state that such people’s salah is not …

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