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Strive to be Simple in Five

 http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za In this day and age, there are very few places that we can frequent without encountering posters, billboards and flyers advertising “CONSOLIDATE YOUR DEBT!” “BLACKLISTED? WE CAN HELP!” Even more surprising than the amount of debt aid agencies that have sprung up is the amount of people that flock …

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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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Speaking a White Lie in an Attempt to Reconcile Between People

Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that concession/exemption was granted in any lies that the people speak except …

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Emotional Intelligence

  We probably all know people, either at work or in our personal lives, who are really good listeners. No matter what kind of situation we’re in, they always seem to know just what to say – and how to say it – so that we’re not offended or upset. …

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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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Ten Effective Stress Solutions

“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” -W James The American Medical Association links stress to 60% of all human illness and disease.  Stress can impact your entire body and cause many health problems such as insomnia, emotional and behavioral problems, ulcers, lack …

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Intermingling between Family Members .

  Closer to home, we have the brothers-in-law, who are taken as family members. As a result it’s free for all. It is as if a woman marries all her brothers-in-law. There is just no shame, no modesty, no hijaab and segregation. The brother-in-law is perhaps the most dangerous individual …

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6 Rights of the Muslim

Abu Hurayrah RA narrated that the Messenger of Allaah [SAW] said: “The rights of the Muslim upon the Muslim are six.” It was said, “And what are they Oh Messenger of Allaah?” He [SAW] replied, “When you meet him, give him the greeting of peace, when he invites you, respond …

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Speaking A White Lie

SPEAKING A WHITE LIE IN AN ATTEMPT TO RECONCILE BETWEEN PEOPLE Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that …

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Need for Speed

The worldwide trend is to aim for increase in speed. Is this a good thing? DEVIL SPEED “Calmness and patient deliberation is from Allah and haste is from Satan.” (Tirmizi) Our food is increasingly becoming instant and with that comes attendant health problems. A myriad of sicknesses find their root …

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