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Divorced Before Marriage

Rahma K reveals a shocking trend increasing among young Muslims. SISTERS Magazine Someone I know recently got married. Coming from a family settled in the Western world but having indigenously ethnic Muslim roots, I was a bit taken aback by something the bride-to-be said before her wedding day. She had …

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“Delightful Disputes”

 Munira Ezzeldine In order to achieve conflict resolution a person must first: Begin with basic acceptance of their partner’s personality. Accept that there is no absolute reality in marital conflict, only two subjective realities. Have respect for your spouse and be open to his/her point of view. Not let things …

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Take It On Faith

Miriam Islam starts a new series looking at inspiring relationships in the families of the prophets. SISTERS Magazine Imagine you were on a long car journey with your family; you would hope it would be uneventful and stress-free. At best you expect the roads to be clear; at worst you …

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A Wounded Heart

Author: Maria Karim Source: www.muslimaat.net The sudden dreadful crying and screaming woke Zainab up. She lay on her bed, burying her face into the pillow, trying hard to block out the growing noise coming from the other room. It had hardly been two hours since she had cried herself to …

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Salat-ul-Istikhara

http://simplyislam.blogspot.co.za/ The Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has said: “If one of you is concerned about some practical undertaking, or about making plans for a journey, he should perform two Raka’aats (cycles) of voluntary prayer.” Then he should say the following Du’aa: اللَّهمَّ إنِّي أستَخيرك بعلمكَ، و أستقدرك بقُدرتك، …

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The Islamic Perspective on Abortion

The Islamic Perspective on Abortion Almighty Allah Ta’ala says in the Quran: “Life is from a decree of my Lord.” (Surah 12 Verse 85). The above verse is self explanatory on the sanctity and significance of life. Generally every decree is from Allah Ta’ala but the honour of attribution increases …

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What Most People Don’t Know Before Getting Married

BY KERRY PETSINGER My husband and I have been married for 10 years. Here are some of the things I’ve learned over the past decade. #Marriage is not two people giving 50/50 Marriage is about two people each giving 100%. When you start keeping track of “all the things you do …

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