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Watch that tongue

No part of the body has received attention from our Prophet peace be upon him to warn us about as much as the tongue. Yet, it seems that for most of us there is no part of the body we pay less attention to than our tongues. And in spite …

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Friends versus True Friends

One youngster started coming home very late. Several days passed in this manner. One day the father asked, Son, you come home late every night. Where do you go? The son replied, O Father, I have a friend. I visit him every night. We sit and talk. That is why …

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What have you brought, O Haaji?

What have you brought, O Haaji? Abu Muhammed Throughout the world, as the first flights carrying the Hujaaj arrive, the airport’s ‘arrival halls’ are packed and crowded with loved ones, family members, friends and even strangers eagerly awaiting the arrival of the returning Haaji. Children anxiously begin to count the …

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Eight lies of mother

1. The story began when I was a child; I was a son of a poor family in Africa. We did not even have enough food. Whenever meal times came, mother would often give me her portion of rice. While she was removing her rice into my bowl, she would …

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The Third Parent

The Third Parent As Allah ta’ala states, it is part of our belief that we shall be questioned and are responsible for the following: [Verily! Hearing, Sight, and the heart, all will be questioned (by Allâh).] (Al-Israa 036) And as Rasul Allah – sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam – said, …

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Murder! Crime! Rape! – WHY?

Murder! Crime! Rape! – WHY? Society is currently plagued by crime, fear, murder, strife and dissension! Statistical records for theft, murder, drug addiction, crime and rape forecast an alarming and bleak future for man. Every day heralds greater turmoil, disaster and sorrow than the day before. Life has degenerated to …

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Guidance for Sexual Health

One of the rights of human beings is to satisfy their sexual needs. This may be aural, by listening to amorous words; visual, by looking at that which arouses sexual desire; or physical, by engaging in sexual acts of different types. However, the only legal way to satisfy sexual urges …

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Guests Have arrived from Haj

Abu Hurairah Radhiyallaahu Anhu states that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has said: “The Haji and one who performs Umrah are the Ambassadors of Allah. If they beseech Him, He would respond to them, and if they seek His forgiveness He would forgive them.” (Ibn Majah) As the guest of …

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10 Things You Can Do To Develop A Culture Of Muslim Unity

by Abdul Malik The sight is always amazing. Pilgrims standing shoulder to shoulder, of all shades and races, dressed in simple white, stripped of all kinds of worldly barriers, be they of wealth, profession, geography, class, education or other. This enduring image of Hajj has become a hallmark of this …

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Halloween

Halloween: To say “hello” to it or not? By Abu Muhammad Yusuf Islam is a complete way of life. Its wisdom is profound. What Islam prescribes and what it prohibits is always of tremendous benefit for humanity as a whole. Every year, on the evening of October 31st, millions of …

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