Monthly Archives: August 2011



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The physiology of the postnatal period

Once a woman becomes a mother, everything changes—her body, her obligations, her priorities. Not only does she need to heal physically, but she’s responsible for another human being. It’s easy for her to put her needs aside in the interest … Continue reading

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How to soften one’s heart?

Make Du`a’ I once heard a khatib (lecturer) say, “If you have approached the end of Ramadan, and you do not yet feel it in your heart, keep knocking on the door of Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He). … Continue reading

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50 things you need to know about marital relationships

Great relationships don’t just happen; they are created. You have to work at it. If your job takes all of your best energy, your marriage will suffer. One of the greatest gifts you can give your spouse is your own … Continue reading

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Some rules for borrowing or lending in Islam

Often, an entrepreneur has to borrow money to start a business, or an investor is lending money to someone to start a business.  While there are whole books written on the topic of Islamic finance and the multiple financial instruments … Continue reading

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FBI using informants to infiltrate mosques and Muslim communities in US

In today’s post 9/11 America, there are 15,000 informants working with the FBI. That’s nearly three times as many as there were 25 years ago. Over the years, when there has been a surge in the number of informants the … Continue reading

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With CIA help, NYPD is carrying out a human mapping program of US Muslims

NEW YORK — Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the New York Police Department has become one of the nation’s most aggressive domestic intelligence agencies, targeting ethnic communities in ways that would run afoul of civil liberties rules if practiced … Continue reading

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