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Final Bequest – My Dear Child A Plea from the Grave

    My Dear Child, You will be reading this after my death. Please read the following as though I am addressing you from my Qabr. I may now be lying within a space of approximately two meters by one meter. All around me is sand except for the pieces …

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Carbon Copies

    The words echoed through my mind as I stared at the silhouette of my mother. She was finally at peace – or so I hoped. She lay as still as death dictated, and while guilt gnawed at me from the inside, I felt relieved. What kind of disgusting …

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Our 21st Century Orphans

A huge villa overlooking the sea, the interior is just a stunning. Ten beautifully themed bedrooms, a gaming room and an entertainment area all included. This is the house of a family of four. Their father is a renowned businessman who spends more time at his many stores than he …

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Losing a Child

By Naadira Chhipa They were happily married for over ten years and due to medical reasons they could not have a baby yet they continued to make dua and seek advice from renowned doctors in hope of conceiving.She was nervously sitting across her gynaecologist waiting for her blood results,silently making …

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Bullying

She sat alone in her classroom looking outside the window as she ate her lunch.She yearned to go out and play on the jungle gym or to just sit with a group of friends,to chat and laugh like all the other girls she sees through the window yet she has …

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A father’s lament

Wrinkled old hands desperately search the night stand for his spectacles. He cannot remember if he placed them there last night. He cannot remember what he had for dinner last night.. his memory just like his eyesight is giving up on him.. His frail legs feel weak as he attempts …

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Works and supplications during pregnancy

By: Mufti Yusuf Shabbir Source: Nawadir There are many actions and supplications that have been mentioned by scholars based on the experience of the pious people of the past. They include the following: Actions Remain punctual on the five obligatory Ṣalāh and perform as many non-obligatory prayers. (Click here for …

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