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The Illusion of Perfection

  A well – known actress confirms:   “So, for every teen girl leaning into her bedroom mirror, wondering why she doesn’t look like a celebrity: Please know that nobody wakes up like this. Not me. Not any other actress.   Here’s the real deal: Before each public appearance, I …

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Double Dose of …?

If a person has one apple and thereafter buys another apple, how many apples will he have? The answer is obvious – two apples. Similarly, if a person has one child and is then blessed with another child, he will now have two children. This elementary concept of one-plus-one-equals-two is …

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If only you knew your true worth

  I have realised that self-worth – or lack thereof – is a battle that needs to be spoken about. When people feel a lack of self-worth, they often skim over it, placing their mind elsewhere and focussing their energy into something else so that they don’t end up at …

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Indian Silence

EPITOMES READ AT SUHBAS  Not far from the Red Sea town of Marsa Alam, the road turns left toward the maqam of Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili. For the next seventy miles, there are a handful of cars, and the only inhabitants are a few Nubian families, housed in small shacks …

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‘As Long as it Makes You Happy…’

“You can’t have your cake and eat it.” The above is a popular expression in the English language, and it means that a person cannot have two things that are contradictory at the same time. Rather, he will have to choose between them, as the existence of one automatically negates the other. …

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The Perfect Architect

“This [Qur’ān] is guidance. Those who have disbelieved in the verses of their Lord will have a painful punishment of foul nature. It is Allāh who subjected to you the sea so that ships may sail upon it by His command, and that you may seek of His bounty; perhaps …

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Maryam: A Woman of Miracles

Reflecting on this past year, we can all agree that we have all faced some very unexpected circumstances. Many have faced (and are still facing) harsh situations in their personal lives due to the pandemic. When we look into the lives of many great figures in our past, we find …

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