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Remain Content with your Life

The most positive women I know were not those who had no problems in life, but who were able to stay calm during them and reaped benefits from them. Our Islamic history gives us numerous examples of women who were the epitome of confidence, piety, and positivity. If you ever …

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Back2…?​

With the holidays at an end, ‘back2’ season has arrived. ‘Back2work’ and ‘back2school’ promotions are aplenty as most people are mobilizing for their return to daily routine. At this time, it’s not uncommon to see a person with the typical stationery checklist in hand, ticking off items as they peruse …

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The Importance of the MAKTAB (after school Islamic Education)

The first word revealed of the Quran is “Iqra” READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated.   “Read and your Lord is Honourable, who taught(to write) with the pen taught man what he knew not, Those of His servants only who are possesses of knowledge fear Allah; Surely Allah is …

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A special thanks to those who…

A special thanks to those who traveled across the globe for vacations this summer and did not announce their arrival in airport X or resort Y, out of consideration for their friends’ feelings and circumstances. A special thanks to those who visited the world’s fanciest hotels this summer and resisted …

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 Simple Steps to a Healthier, Happier You!

By Umm Ayman eislam.co.za Complete health should be a balanced and holistic endeavour. Below are just a few concise steps toward achieving full physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and even financial well-being and contentment, Inshaa-Allah.   ALWAYS SAY BISMILLAH (I BEGIN IN THE NAME OF ALLAH) The Messenger of Allah …

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Committed to the Comfort of his Mother

​ (Haarithah bin Nu’maan [radhiyallahu ‘anhu] #1) Sayyiduna Haarithah bin Nu’maan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was an eminent Ansaari Sahaabi of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) who had fought in the Battle of Badr. From all the virtues of this Sahaabi, it was the love, respect and selflessness with which he served his mother, …

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A Crossroads in Modernity

The satisfaction of a reward is proportional to the effort exerted to gain it. From securing one’s family’s provision, to having a deep, intimate relationship with a trusting partner, a physical as well as an intellectual exercise need to be exerted to attain the desirable outcome. Traversing through the difficulties …

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Women in the Workplace

  For sisters, many of us are either pursuing degrees or academic qualifications for the purpose of securing work opportunities, due to necessity or just to enjoy the much sought after ‘sense of Independence’.   An Islamic consciousness would usually drive a sister to wonder: “To work or not to …

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Be Careful with Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam

  By Khalid Baig The crowd was growing in size by the minute. They were beating drums, singing, dancing, and shouting in joy. Pagan Makkah was about to kill Khubaib bin Adi Ansari, Radi-Allahu anhu, who had been captured through a sinister and treacherous plot, then sold in the slave …

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Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh)ﷺ love of the poor

 Posted By MV Media By: Anonymous Source: MuslimVillage.com (via “www.muhammad.net”) The Prophet (ﷺ) enjoined upon Muslims to treat the poor kindly and to help them with alms, Zakat, and in other ways. He said: “He is not a perfect Muslim who eats his fill and lets his neighbor go hungry.” He asked, …

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