Youth

When the Goings Get Tough …

As she lay in bed, Faatimah could not help but stare glaringly at her beautiful doll, “baby Saalihah”, who was the apple of her eye. Tears streamed down her cheeks as she began to reminisce about the magical moments of joy and happiness that she enjoyed in her short-lived marriage, …

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Are they Prepared for Paradise?

There was once a teacher who asked the students, “What do you want to be in life?” The children gave varying replies, typically ranging from ‘doctor’, to ‘lawyer’, to ‘accountant’ etc. However, from all the answers given, there was one answer that really stood out, an answer that the teacher had …

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Sayyidah Ruqayyah and Ummu Kulthoom r.a. (eBook)

Allah Ta‘ala has declared the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) as those who are truly worthy of being followed and taken as role models. In order to acquaint the Muslim women of this age with the lives of the Sahaabiyyaat (radhiyallahu ‘anhunna) so that they may take guidance from their exemplary lives …

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The Madrasah: A Dying Legacy…

  The difference between those who know and those who do not know is as glaring as those who can see as opposed to those who are blind. Islamic Knowledge gives us the vision to see right from wrong, good from bad; it helps us discharge our obligations; it assists …

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Back To School…But What About Islamic Education?

Education is the most important and powerful tool which you can use to change the world. An educated nation begets educated children which equals a harmonious environment on earth provided it is used constructively. With the new school year only a few days away, have today’s parents and students become …

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Why Fathers Are Neglected In Old Age.

-ITS A MUST READ FOR ALL FATHERS! (and mothers too!) 1. In the lifetime of most Nigerian families ( BUT IS ALSO APPLICABLE EVERYWHERE) settings, there are 3 Dispensations of Power. 2. The 1st is the first 25 years in the life of the family (father, mother, children) where power …

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The REAL Christmas Story: How a Prophet was turned into a god

On December 25th, most Christians around the world will be celebrating Christmas, a day that commemorates the birth of who they believe is their Lord and saviour, Jesus Christ. A lot of Muslim commentaries at this time of the year tend to focus on highlighting links between Christmas and the …

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Islamic Nasheeds ( poems )

Were Nasheeds created to distance people away from the Qur’an? Question: “Anashid were created by innovators to distance people away from the Qur`an.” Imam Shafi’i, ● [مجموع الفتاوى لإبن تيمية ١١\٥٣٢] What are your thoughts on this? Should we avoid listening to modern day anasheeds?   Answer: In the Name …

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Live Every Day Like a Holiday

Every person’s idea of the ideal holiday is different. Some people find the idea of caravanning across the country to be appealing, while others are attracted by the concept of camping in the wilderness. Others may feel inclined to recline on a quiet, picturesque beach, while there are yet others …

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