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Loving an Addict

  An anonymous reader’s submission     The scourge of drug , drinking and porn addiction in our communities is destroying our homes, relationships and community as a whole. I don’t think there’s anyone out there that can truly say that they don’t know anyone that is or has been …

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The Seat of Health

  When many of us think of serious health problems we might think of heart disease or cancer. Others might think of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. One organ, and the diseases associated with that organ, is often overlooked. That organ is the kidney, and the health implications of kidney disease …

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The Collapse of Parenting

Leonard Sax Over the last thirty years there has been an alarming transfer of power from parent to child. In North American culture, and those areas of the world infected by this culture, the antics and opinions of the famous and infamous, singers and actors, and same-age social peers matter …

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Meal Guidelines

  People are generally particular regarding WHAT they eat. However, equally important to WHAT we eat is WHEN we eat. Ideally, a person should only eat when hungry, and should stop eating when satiated, before completely filling the stomach. Haarith bin Kaldah, the renowned Arab physician, was once asked, “What …

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Islamic Spirituality and Mental Well-Being

Introduction Modern science has recently taken a keen interest in the wisdoms found in the ancient eastern traditions such as Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Hinduism. In the relatively new field of positive psychology,[1] many of these eastern traditions are utilized to enhance general well-being.[2] The Buddhist practice of mindfulness meditation is a …

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Doctors Warn Toilet Paper Doesn’t Remove Faeces

Doctors warn toilet paper does little to remove feces | Daily Mail Online Water more hygienic than toilet paper, say doctors – Daily Monitor Toilet paper ‘does little’ to remove faeces, experts say – NZ Herald     Americans have been proven to have ‘dirtier anuses than anticipated’. Doctors give …

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Permissibility of Hemp Oil

Nasihah (Advice): Treat Yourself Medically   Sayyiduna Abu Darda Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “Allah has sent down both the disease and the cure, and He has appointed a cure for every disease, so treat yourselves medically, but use nothing unlawful.” (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   …

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Homosexuality and Islam

Question: What is the status of homosexuality in Islam, and how should one cope with it? ——————————————————————————– Answer: Haamidaw wa Musalliyaa At the outset the following should be borne in mind: 1. Our creator, Allah (SWT) has prohibited homosexuality in no uncertain terms. 2. Accordingly it is not natural. In …

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Going for the medical profession?

So you have chosen to become a doctor. It is hoped, at this juncture, that will you have performed Salatul Istikhar before taking this decision. If not, then it is not late yet. You can perform this highly beneficial act at the earliest opportunity. Basically Istikhara means asking Allah to guide …

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Traditional Islamic Diet was semi Vegetarian

http://www.councilofulama.co.za/ Traditionally Muslims were semi-vegetarians.Meat is not a necessity in Shari’ah.Most meals of our Beloved Prophet (peace be upon him) did not have meat in them.Meat was rarely eaten in the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him).In those days you had to personally sacrifice an animal before you …

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