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Air Time

Air is free. From the day we were born we have been breathing in air. Years have passed and no bill has been sent to us demanding the money we owe for the air we have breathed in. Time is also free. No account has been sent to us for …

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Want a fresh start? Begin on a Wednesday!

In the Western World, the New Year is always perceived as a time for looking back to the past, and more importantly, forward to the coming year. Many utilise the opportunity to reflect on the changes they want (or need) to make and thereafter resolve to follow through on those …

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A Believer’s Mindset at the Time of Fitnah

Nabi Yusha’ (alaihis salaam) once received revelation that one hundred thousand people from his nation will be destroyed in a punishment to befall them. The strange thing was that sixty thousand of them were sinners and transgressors, whereas the remainder forty thousand were outwardly pious people. In astonishment Yusha’ (alaihis …

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“Festive Greetings”??

  A great scholar of Makkah Mukarramah, Shaikh Dahhaan, related the following thought provoking incident: A learned man who lived in Makkah Mukarramah passed away. Sometime later, his grave was re-dug to bury another person. To the utter amazement of those present, there lay in his grave the body of …

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I Don’t Know

Once whilst Ali (radiyallahu anhu) was seated on the mimbar, someone asked him a question. Without any hesitation, he calmly replied: “I don’t know.” The man commented: “How can you ever say: “I don’t know” when you have assumed this exalted position of sitting on the mimbar?” To this Ali …

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The Other Doors

Our 4 year old son has some fairly serious health problems, so we are “frequent fliers” at the local children’s hospital. Two weeks ago, our son was there for several days having surgery. As stressful as that was for us, my visits to that hospital almost always leave me feeling …

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Caution

Once a sheep was stolen in Kufah in the time of Imaam Abu Hanifa (R.A.). When he heard about it, he enquired as to how long does a sheep live for. The people informed him that the maximum lifespan of a sheep is seven years. Hence Imaam Abu Hanifa (R.A.) …

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What Goes Around Comes Around

A couple were once seated for meals. Suddenly a knock was heard at the door from a beggar standing outside. The husband in a fit of rage approached the beggar, scolded him and chased him away. As time passed it so happened that this wealthy man became poor. He lost …

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Thank you history!

“Whoever reads history, despair would never enter his heart! He will see that the world is days which God rotates between people: The rich become poor. The poor turn rich. The weak of yesteryear are strong today. Rulers of yesterday are vagabonds today. Judges are accused. Conquerors are defeated. Orbits …

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Beauty of Hijab

“Dear Sisters, One day, you will be wrapped around, fully covered head to toe, and lowered into your grave. Don’t let you last day on earth be the first day you wear a Hijaab” – Sh. Khalid Yasin QUOTE ON HIJAB “Man in early times was almost naked, and as …

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