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Smartphones – Disconnecting us from reality

Sakeena Suliman – Opinion | 02 December 2013- cii Squinching, teeging and smizing are all arts to selfie posing. If you don’t know what a selfie is, I’d implore you to remain ignorant but this article might *cough* enlighten *choke* you. If you have never heard the word selfie, teeg …

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When Love is Not Enough

  http://mentalhealth4muslims.com/2012/02/29/when-love-is-not-enough-reassessing-marriage-in-the-muslim-community/#&panel1-6 *This article is adapted from a presentation Sr. Hosai Mojaddidi prepared for the Grand Mawlid event, held February 5th, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. According to a Soundvision survey conducted in 2010: “If you attended six Muslim weddings this summer, chances are that two will end up in …

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That time of year….

   By Abdurrahman Umar For many when we hear the phrase “It’s that time of year again…” we think of year-end holidays and another year gone. For others it’s the dreaded time of exams. Again! A time of fear and anxiety, a time of wishing we had done more during …

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Falling in love illicitly comes at a price

Sakeena Suliman – Opinion | 26 September 2013/20 Dhul Qa’dah 1434- cii Girl One was 25 when she met the man she wanted to marry. He was 40 and married yet they became firm friends. Contrary to what many would assume their relationship was an intimacy of two minds and …

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The Limitless Superpower

    By Safaa Baig on 18 August 2013.-sAUDILIFE   WHAT if, you could have any superhero power in the world? What would you choose?   Gosh, that’s a hard question. Speed of lightning, superhuman strength, invisibility, teleportation, telekinesis, optic blast, enhanced healing, shape-shifting, time-traveling, telepathy, flight, enhanced hearing, x-ray …

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‘The Eid after party’

  The month of Ramadan has gone by rapidly this year leaving many Muslims spiritually rejuvenated and inspired by their deen. However, as soon as Eidul Fitr dawns, many forget the good deeds that were done during the holy month, drawing them back to their old habits and un-Islamic practices. …

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The Sin of Fornication and Adultery – Part 1

    We’ve all heard of the seven deadly sins, but in reality their number is not limited to seven. Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas said: “Seventy is closer to their number than seven”. A major sin is one for which the Quran/Sunnah prescribes a punishment in this life and in the …

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How Youth Should Understand Marriage

Umm Zainab Vanker and Umm Khadijah continue the discussion on youthful marriages. In Part 2, they focus on the attitudes held amongst Muslims that impede the successful implementation of young marriages. TWO extremes are found amongst the Muslim youth regarding marriage: Over-idealism, wherein they imagine that marriage will make their …

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