Monthly Archives: August 2011

Be happy now

“Don’t allow the fears of the future spoil the enjoyment of the present, live your day with happiness!” Salman Al-Odah Advertisements

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Mum S.O.S: Dealing with your child being compared

Q: How do you deal with your child being compared to similar aged children who are wealthier, smarter and better behaved than yours? A: The first thing to remember is that each child is beautiful in his/her own right. They … Continue reading

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“Camel humps”

Abû Hurayrah relates that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “There are two categories among the inhabitants of Hell whom I have not encountered. The first are people who carry whips like the tails of cows and beat the … Continue reading

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Finding the right one for marriage

“When we find ourselves unable to marry the person we want, have we ever stopped to consider the possibility that it may have been for our own good? Our inability to look beyond may even blind sight us from someone … Continue reading

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Positive quotes

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said “That which is lawful is clear, and that which is unlawful is also quite clear. Between these two is that which is ambiguous, which most people do not know. One who avoids … Continue reading

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Work Ethics for Muslims Fasting During Ramadan

During the blessed month of Ramadan, many Muslims (especially in Muslim countries) slack off, showing up late at work (or not showing up at all), sleeping on the job, procrastinating, doing the least possible, and asking employers for shorter working … Continue reading

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A Women’s Guide to Spirituality in Ramadan during Menstruation and Postnatal Bleeding

While others will be busy in acts of worship such as fasting, praying, reading Qur’an, etc., most women will spend a portion of Ramadan in the state of menstruation (or postnatal bleeding), leaving them unable to participate in the aforementioned … Continue reading

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