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Preparing children for marriage, not just the wedding

Edris Khamissa | 25 Shawaal 1436/11 August 2015 A wedding is not a marriage. A wedding is only the beginning of an undertaking that may or may not, someday, develop into a marriage. What the couple have on their wedding day is not the key to a beautiful garden, but …

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FORBIDDEN in Islam – Free mixing between men and women

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan – Cii News | 24 Shawaal 1436/10 August 2015 Shari’ah prohibits men and women meeting together, mixing, and intermingling.  Islam prohibits the crowding of them together, and the revealing and exposure of women to men. It is prohibited because intermingling is among the causes for fitnah (temptation …

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Parenting Cannot Be Delegated

Nisaar Nadiadwala I was a guest at one of my friend’s place. This was a very rich man and he had a young son. While we were sitting, his son offered me a glass of water. The father retaliated: “Can’t you even greet with Salams!” I could clearly see the man’s eyebrows frowning …

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24 reasons why I know my hubby loves me

Noticing the good things your husband does for you will go a long way in helping your realize how deep his love really is. Gary and Joy Lundberg We’ve been married over 50 years, and I wouldn’t trade this man for the world. Want to know why? I’ll spell it …

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10 Beautiful Aspects of a Muslimah

1. Her Obedience to the Creator: A practising Muslim man loves to have a practising Muslim wife; who knows that the life of this world is nothing but a test from her Lord; giving her an opportunity to come closer and closer to Allāh (ﷻ) doing more and more good deeds …

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Going astray and taking others along?

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan – Cii Radio | 17 Shawaal 1436/03 August 2015 Anyone who uses popular social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, Vine etc – will testify that they are inundated with information. It would be fair to say that humankind is smothered by information. We are asphyxiated …

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Successful Husband Successful WIFE

Successful Husband Successful WIFE Successful Marriage Successful LIFE       “How Should I get married in Islam?” GOOD QUESTION ~   Here are the basics of marriage in Islam (Rules & Regulations)I 28 Tips To Be A Successful (Muslim) Spouse! Marriage is considered “Half the Deen” (very important part …

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The Wedding of a Dozen Pizzas

In the Realm of Heroes | 13 Shawaal 1436/30 July 2015 She ran to the gate on her chubby little legs, trying to stretch up and open it. “Juwairiya! Please open, Ismail is here to play with us, where’s my toy-box?” She said excitedly, she hoped he brought the new …

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Jealousy and Envy

Rasoolullah (Sallallhu Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “Beware of jealousy, for verily it destroys good deeds the way fire destroys wood.” [Abu Dawood] Zubayr bin al Awwaam (radhiyallahu anhu) narrates that the Rasoolullah (Sallallhu Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “There has come to you the disease of the nations before you, jealousy …

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