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A Muslim Woman and Free Time

  Free Time   Everyone seems to wish they had more of it. Being a wife and the mother of seven children I have often thought to myself that if only I had some free time I would… What would I do? Here we come to a universal truth about …

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Order of the chapters of Qur’an

Title: A Glimpse at the Order of the chapters of Qur’an Question What is the reason behind the order of the chapters of the Qurān? Answer Why has the Qurān been ordered in the way that it has been ordered?    The chapters of the Qurān have been ordered according …

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Considerate to the Core

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za Qaadhi Shuraih (rahimahullah) was the chief judge of Kufah, appointed by none other than ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). Imaam Sha’bi (rahimahullah) narrates the following regarding him: One day, Qaadhi Shuraih (rahimahullah) addressed us saying, “You should marry a woman from the tribe of Banu Tameem, as they are indeed the …

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Sexual Diversity in Islam

Question RESPONSE TO ‘SEXUAL DIVERSITY IN ISLAM’ Answer In the Name of Allah, Most-Beneficient, Most Merciful As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   Introduction: The purpose of the following research paper is to understand the Quranic narrative of the story of Lut (alayhis salam) in its proper context and to present authentic …

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Breaking the Broadcast Addiction

  “It is sufficient to render a person a liar if he relates whatever he hears.” (Muslim)   As a society, we are bombarded daily with news and information from multiple media sources, through regular informational channels and through social media. It has become the norm that a portion of …

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10 toxic side effects of pornography use

https://familyshare.com Ann Tolley The danger of pornography use isn’t about right and wrong. It’s about the effects that pornography has on the user and the effects it has on the loved ones of the user. Pornography use has serious, negative side effects.Some of pornography’s toxic side effects include: 1. Creates …

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Get busy but not too busy!

By: Muhammad Arshad Source: eislam.co.za They say that a fool lives to eat and a wise person eats to live. But then the question remains: for what purpose does the wise person live? Living is not an end by itself. There has to be a purpose to life. So what …

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The story of the woman who washes the dead

Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail| 23 February 2017| 25 Jumadul ula 1438 The story of two women – a Palestinian Bedouin and a Syrian refugee – as one prepares the other for burial. Lesbos, Greece – In the large one-room container in the quiet cemetery of Kato Tritos, a small town several …

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Taking back the Mahr

  Nasihah (Advice): Avoid disputes   Sayyiduna Abu Umaamah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said:“No people go astray after being guided, but those who indulge in disputes.” Then Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam recited the Verse: “Nay! But they are a quarrelsome people.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and …

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Our 21st Century Orphans

  By Naadira Chhipa   A huge villa overlooking the sea, the interior is just a stunning. Ten beautifully themed bedrooms, a gaming room and an entertainment area all included. This is the house of a family of four. Their father is a renowned businessman who spends more time at …

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