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Who was Lady Barakah ?

 AMATULLAH BINT ISLAM A young Abyssinian girl ended up for sale in Makkah. There were many like her, boys and girls, Arabs and non-Arabs, who were captured and brought to the slave market of the city to be sold. A terrible fate awaited some who ended up in the hands …

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Not dope – SA school kids have a drug problem

Umm Abdillah, Radio Islam Programming, 2016.01.29 | 18 Rabiul Aakhir 1437   Lower income and affluent children are all under the spotlight. Illegal drugs for recreational purposes and or to enhance sports performance is a growing problem in SA schools writes Umm Abdillah.   Drug rehabilitation centres in South Africa …

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The Sunnah way to discipline children

 Posted By MV Media   By: Sadaf Farooqi Source: OnIslam.net “Go away!” “Stop it, you nuisance!” Is it not considered ‘normal’ in most societal circles today for adults to address minor children in such a tone, and with derogatory words? Parents, teachers, and other caregivers can lose their patience with …

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“Modern” or not hijab is worship

  By: Maryam Hedayat Source: MuslimVillage Whenever I plan to buy an abaya or jilbab (outer gown) or hijab or khimar (a veil), I search from one shop to another and from one market to another for the latest stylish and unique piece. After an enormous effort I finally succeed in finding …

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Are you a consumerist slave?

Nabeela Vadi – Cii News | 15 Rabi ul Akhir 1437/26 January 2016 Consumerism is making our society a slave to the dollar. We are spending too much money on things we do not need. We are spending more money than we can afford. And we are spending our hard …

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Second Wife

My husband married a second wife. How can he share his time equally? Question My husband said he divorced me one time. About two months later he came to visit my city and we had relations. That nullifies the utterance of divorce. During those 2 months, he married a second …

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Can I be someones ‘second’ secret wife?

http://idealwoman.org/ Question: I have recently reverted to Islam. There is a man who is interested in me and wants to make me his second wife. i agreed to it but now he says he knows his first wife won’t accept it so it will have to be done in secret. …

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15 Things Happen When You Give Up Control

 BY LAURA DOYLE http://lauradoyle.org/blog/give-up-control/ The World-Famous System for Relinquishing Control has Unexpected Side Effects What happens when 18 women tell the up-close and personal story of how their marriages were struggling in some way, and describe exactly how they stopped controlling to restore the passion and playfulness? First, you get …

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“Dear Parents”

http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ (Submitted by a Subscriber) How do you expect kids to listen to their parents when… * Tarzan lives half naked, * Cinderella comes home at midnight, * Pinocchio lies all the time, * Aladdin is the king of thieves, * Batman drives at 200 km/h, * Romeo and Juliet commit …

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Clothed yet naked

 http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?series=hayaa Imaan in Grave Danger Honesty, trustworthiness, kindness to parents, respect to elders, decency (in manner, speech, dressing, etc.) and a host of other basic values are cherished by one and all. The reality, however, is that such values are gradually becoming rare and extinct. While there could be many …

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