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Hayaa (modesty) Handbook​ – The Eagle

There was once an eagle that lived atop the highest of mountains, nesting among the crags. One day, the eagle felt curious about the village that lay at the foot of the mountain and decided to pay it a visit. As it landed on the ground below, an old lady …

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10 ugly habits of wives

  If you want to have a happy marriage, stay away from these 10 ugly habits. This article was originally published on NurturingMarriage.org. Alright, “awful” may be too strong of a word (since nearly everyone has done these before, and that certainly doesn’t make you awful). Nevertheless, here’s a list of 10 …

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10 ugly habits of Husbands

  Be sure to guard against these 10 ugly habits that could destroy your marriage.   This article was originally published on NurturingMarriage.org. OK, so you aren’t an awful husband. But there are some pretty awful things you definitely don’t want creeping into your marriage. Your wife deserves better than a husband …

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Natural Phenomena or Our Sins

  Rasul Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “If a community decreases the measure and weight (of sold grains or food), they will be overcome by poverty, their provisions will decrease and their ruler will be unjust.” [Ibn Majah, al-Bazzar, al-Baihaqi] We complain all the time about the evil …

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The Tongue of Gratitude​

Inspirational Advice Abu Qilaabah (rahimahullah) was an illustrious Taabi‘ee from Basrah who passed away in the year 104 A.H. Imaam Awzaa‘ee (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident from ‘Abdullah bin Muhammad (rahimahullah), explaining the manner in which Abu Qilaabah (rahimahullah) passed away. ‘Abdullah bin Muhammad (rahimahullah) says: I once went to …

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Boat Afloat but Couple in Crisis!

  “Beep!” went my phone, rousing me from my sleep. I searched for it on the bedside table with one hand while rubbing my bleary, half open eyes with the other. I struggled to sit up as my fumbling fingers finally found the phone and got a shock when I …

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Equity, not Equality – Feminism / Islam

(By Khalid Baig) “You are the best of peoples evolved for mankind, enjoining what is right, forbidding what is wrong, and believing in Allah.” [Al-i-‘Imran 3:110] Muslims have been given the task to be the witnesses to Truth for the entire mankind and to stand up for what is right. …

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Pre Marital Relations

by Sister DM. The dignity of human beings and especially the dignity of women is something that is utterly valued and highly sanctified in Islam. A woman’s womb in Arabic ‘rahm’ is extracted from the name of Allah Himself ‘ArRahman’ (The Most Merciful). This is a sign of elevation and …

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The Death Sentence

When a person has been sentenced to death, he suddenly loses all taste for the pleasures of this world. If he was engrossed to a life of sin, suddenly he begins to repent and remember his Creator who had blessed him with the gift of life. He now wishes that …

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