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How you Live…..is how you Die.

  ‘To tell the truth, he looked like he was staring into the eyes of death’ A police officer in a Muslim country wrote the following letter to a Shaykh describing the events that led to his return to Allah. He recalls: Seeing accidents and crash victims was a normal …

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Peer Pressure

  What will the people say? Will they approve of it? Will they laugh at it? It seems that such concerns influence our actions –especially our public conduct– more than anything else. Social pressure is a powerful force. It works by appealing to our desire not to be insulted, ridiculed, …

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True Love?

  In today’s world, a lot of young people are afflicted by a serious illness that is even more deadly than any virus or bacteria. It is an illness that affects the heart and will cause its death, if not treated. This illness is none other than love before marriage …

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How Many ‘Likes’ are Enough?

Have you ever wondered what drives a person to take his own life by leaping off a bridge, slashing his wrists, intentionally overdosing on medication or holding a gun to his head and pulling the trigger? The answer – in most cases, he is driven to the brink of despair by …

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The Best of…

The Prophet (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasalaam) said: “The best of the Muslims is he from whose hand and tongue the Muslims are safe.” (Muslim) “The best of people are those with the most excellent character.” (Tabarâni, Sahîh)  “The best of marriages are the easiest ones.” (Abu Dâwûd, Sahîh)  “The best prayers …

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Being Positive

Shaykh Zahir Mahmood A famous writer was in his study room. He picked up his pen and started writing: **Last year, I had a surgery and my gall bladder was removed. I had to stay stuck to the bed due to this surgery for a long time. **The same year …

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Ummi! ( My Beloved Mother )

O my Sister! “When last did you, as a mother have a decent discussion with your child, or when was the last time you as a daughter, conversed with your mother?” You may be already giving yourself a pat on the back, all excited that you will receive full marks …

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Who is your first love?

  “Love is marriage, children and dealing with problems. Not making out and stupid status updates. Love comes later.” We posted this recently and asked people to share with us their reflections on love. What readers did not know was that these are the words of a 17 year old …

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