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Too many Cooks Spoil the Broth!

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za/articles/brief-reminders/531-too-many-cooks-spoil-the-broth.html Ever wondered what in the world that meant? Especially when you walk into a world class buffet and take in the spread of food. Hot and cold cereals and porridges, freshly baked rolls and breads of countless varieties stacked neatly in wicker baskets, pastries, crepes, crumpets, pancakes and waffles …

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A Mother’s Love

  I think this is the most beautiful thing I have ever read in the English language. The first time I read it, it made me cry so much. That was years ago. Ever since then, I’ve been searching for it again. I found it again today. This time reading …

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Have we fallen into a happy trap?

by Jill Stark Source: smh.com.au Happy ever after: We want it for ourselves, we want it for our kids, and we want it now. But what if everything we know about happiness is a lie? What if the relentless pursuit of pleasure is in fact making us miserable? A growing …

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The ADD Dilemma is not solved by taking drugs

http://www.infobarrel.com/The_ADD_Dilemma_is_not_solved_by_taking_drugs_  Truth About Attention Deficit and Hyperactive Disorder Campaigns Money is a great motivator of psychiatric research. Over forty years ago a mammoth drug company claimed that if a drug could create an effect then obviously it could be sold as a valid treatment. With methylphenidate known as Ritalin they …

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Raising Children in Islam Part 2

How to raise children into responsible Muslim adults? The following provide some of the key responsibilities of the parents in terms of raising and training their children: Inculcating the concept of “La Ilaha Illa-Allah” and Huquq Allah (Rights of Allah) Parents should inculcate in their children the correct ‘aqeedah of …

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Raising Children in Islam Part 1

How to raise children into responsible Muslim adults? Parents hold enormous leverage in terms of what they teach their children and accordingly how their children grow up as adults. Islam, therefore, hold parents responsible for steering their children’s upbringing according to the guidelines of the Quran and the Prophet’s (sallallahu …

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Difficult Teen

QUESTION: I have a teenage son who is a Hafez.He does not listen to us,he goes out when he wants and sometimes does not come home.He becomes very arrogant when we question him. He does not spend time with his family at all and only wants to be with his …

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My Mother’s Day!

  By Abdur Rahmaan Umar “I love you, mom,” whispered Yusuf as he wrapped the soft pashmina shawl around his mother’s shoulders. The vibrant peach contrasted with the dark rings that had grown under her eyes lately, but their brightness had not faded. Her eyes lit up as she stroked …

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UnBelieBable as Muslims Flock to Bieber Concert

Tickets were sold out within minutes. People will queue for hours or may even camp overnight to be first in line to enter. This weekend sees the concert of teenage Justin Bieber. This question that needs to be asked is: As a Muslim should I be attending such a gathering? …

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