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Giving Deen the ‘Green Light’ to enter our homes

  Allah Jalla Jalaluhu has endowed us, Muslims with a great gift in the form of the Deen of Islam. Allah (Subhanhu wa Ta’ala) says in Qur’an Kareem: Today I have perfected your Deen for you, completed My bounty upon you and chosen Islam as your Deen. [Qur’an 5:3] It is now our duty to see that …

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Parenting in Islam

  Imagine the policeman knocking on your door in the middle of the day or night telling you that your son is been apprehended for stealing, drinking, or worse for murder.Imagine your child after his/ her maturity questioning, or denying, a principle of Islam, or worse, claiming atheism. Hence, it …

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Silent Tragedy – Parent / Child Relationship

EVERY PARENT WHO CARES ABOUT THE FUTURE OF HIS/HER CHILD SHOULD READ THIS     “I know that many would choose not to hear what I say in the article, but your children need you to hear this message. Even if you disagree with my perspective, please, just follow the …

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What Role Does The Father Play part 2

  What benefits does a child receive from his/her relationship with dad that are notably different from those derived from their relationship with mom?   Paternal Authority . In a well-functioning family, the very presence of the father embodies authority and discipline, and it is conveyed simply by his daily …

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Custody of children after divorce

Question My husband gave one talaaq ba’ain. I few weeks later I discovered I was 7weeks expecting. After delivery of baby and iddah expiry I want to know who has custody of this child? Mother or Father? (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Liberal Secular Imperialism

This completely makes sense according to the logic of the secular nation state, and we see this logic repeated by policy makers in many countries.   Consider this line of thought:     Why should parents have any influence on the upbringing of their children? The influence of parents often violates …

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What Role Do Fathers Play?

Part 1   The Prophet ( ﷺ ) never saw his father, and still developed into the paragon of human excellence. How many Ṣaḥāba were orphans due to their fathers being martyred? Weren’t greats like al-Ḥasan al-Baṣri, Abu Yūsuf al-Qāḍi, Imam ash-Shāfi’i, Imam Aḥmad b. Ḥanbal, Imam al-Bukhāri, all orphans? …

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