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Turmoil of the tongue – the ferocious five

There is an English phrase ‘You are what you eat’. I beg to differ. I believe it should be ‘You are what you utter’. Give me the next few minutes to explain why. The boneless tongue has the ability to make peace and end wars. It has the ability to …

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“Even if I Die Trying”

  Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) owned a slave whose work was to earn an income for Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). One night, the slave presented Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) with some food that he had earned. As soon as the food was placed before him, Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) …

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Etiquettes of going to sleep

  We should: 1. Be in a state of purity: “If you come to your bed, then perform Wudoo’.” ● {صحيح البخاري كتاب الأدعية ٦٣١١، صحيح مسلم كتاب ذكرى الأدعية التوبة ٢٧١٠} 2. Sleep on our right side: “…. Then lie down on your right side.” ● {صحيح البخاري كتاب …

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12 Sunnahs We Should Seriously Begin to Follow

Every Sunnah is Most Important in Our Life as Lovers of Muhammad  Quick question to refresh our minds: who was Prophet Muhammad ? As Muslims, we believe he was the last and final messenger of the Creator to mankind. His life is an example for generations after generations until the end …

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Strengthening the Bonds of Kinship

  Just imagine: if a close relative hurls insults at you us in a very nasty manner, what would be your reaction?   Most of us would obviously react in any one of the three of manners given below: If you are an extremely hot-tempered individual you would at once …

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7 Steps to Becoming Debt-Free

Many people, at some point in their lives end up in financial debt. Nobody likes it, but it just happens sometimes through no fault of the person. Taking loans is perfectly permissible in Islam, as long as it doesn’t entail riba (usury) and it isn’t for a purpose that is …

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Club 99

  Once upon a time, there lived a King who, despite his luxurious lifestyle, was not happy at all. One day, the King came upon a servant who was singing happily while he worked. This fascinated the King; Why was he, the Supreme Ruler of the Land, unhappy and gloomy, …

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The Perfume of Piety

There was once a person whose body would always exude the fragrance of the most exotic musk and perfume. A friend one day asked him, “What is this wonderful fragrance I always smell on you? You must be spending a lot of money on musk if you apply it so …

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My Love Story

It wasn’t love at first sight. That would have been impossible, considering I’ve never ever seen Him. But I know Him, far better than anyone I might have met in person. We speak a lot lately. Sometimes, He’ll talk to me for over an hour and I’ll simply sit and …

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