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I Shop, therefore I am!

By Syed Kazim  The last two decades have witnessed an over expanding interest in consumerism. We are a society consumed by consumerism. Advertising companies, celebrity spokespersons, movies and TV shows conspire to render the consumer object into a fetish imbued with magical, if not downright divine powers, writes SYED KAZIM. …

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What’s The Matter? | Teenager Depression

Posted by: Sarah Sultan, LMHC May 15, 2014 Question:   I’m a person suffering from depression. My elder brother is autistic and he causes a lot of problems in our house. Since he needs more care and attention than me, both my parents spend more time with him than they do with …

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Really dealing with pornography

  by Mohamed Ghlian Source: http://mohamedghilan.com Posted by: MV Media   I wrote an article in the past outlining some of the ways viewing pornography could be altering one’s brain. The idea with that article was to appeal to the better sense of those who spend their time in this disgusting activity. It …

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Enter into His Mercy

 http://ibnuabbaas.co.za/category/stories-be-inspired/ Kifl was a very evil man of the Bani Israaeel. There wasn’t a sin which he had not committed. Once he paid a woman sixty gold coins to fulfil his desires. When he was about to commit the sin, she trembled with fear and began to cry. He asked her what …

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Sweet Sixteen

  The bright neon needles of the German-engineered deafening clock shone on the dressing table of my unusually‘cold’ and eerie room. Half the night had passed without even a wink of sleep. Spending the entire day at the mall, where I ‘shopped till I dropped’ … I was exhausted, weakened and drained. So …

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The painful truth: Islam and body piercings

  Gone are the days when women would chat to their friends about the fear of getting their baby daughter’s ears pierced after six months. It is a well known practice to put baby girls through the sting then rather than when they are older. A more common practice today …

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Teenage Years: Most Difficult for the Parents

islaaminfo.com “I never asked to be born!” “Stop trying to control my life!” “I hate you!” You thought you were over the hard part—changing diapers and being awakened throughout the night by your crying baby, dealing with an uncontrollable two-year old “monster,” and trying to handle a mischievous child, who …

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What’s wrong with weed?

    The message below was received from a concerned university student: “Slmz. How are you Moulana.. Alhumdulillah I have started campus and its going well. It was quite a big adjustment for me but shukr I’m getting there.. It is very shocking to see our muslims are gone off …

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Till Death Do Us Part: On Valentine’s Day

  By Hafsa Ahmed ON 14th Feb, I sometimes receive Valentine’s day messages or mails from people wishing me love and good cheer. I take it as an opportunity to inform them of my ‘extremist’ views that have no room for birthdays, New Year or Valentine’s Day. Sometimes I do …

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The Kids would have Known the Difference!

      It was a sunny Saturday afternoon. My friend was taking his two little boys to play miniature golf. He walked up to the fellow at the ticket counter and said, “How much is the ticket to get in?” The young man replied, “$3.00 for adults and $3.00 …

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