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A hidden gem of charity in Ramadan

By: MuslimVillage Source: MuslimVillage It is well known that the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said that the best charity is that which is given in Ramadan: On the authority of Thabit bin Anas: “…it was asked, ‘Which is the best charity?’ (The Prophet – Allah’s peace be upon him) said, ‘Charity in Ramadan.’” (Tirmidhi) In this month of abundant blessings, the types of charity that can be given are many but we would like to focus on one type of charity for which there is a great need, yet many are unaware of it. That hidden gem of charity is the giving or providing of water. Indeed, many of the great collections of hadith such as Bukhari and Ibn Majah have chapters or...

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Dealing with emotional challenges and difficulties

By: Raghad Ebied Source: Productive Muslim Sometimes we face stubborn challenges that hold us back from our dreams. They keep us ‘stuck’ and slow down our journey to fulfilling our potential, being more productive, and living life with purpose and passion. These challenges can come in the form of some sort of loss: whether a loss of health, wealth, loved ones, or loved things. They try our emotions and mentally hold us back from fulfilling the vision we have for our life. We are told in the Qur’an: “And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient.”  [Qur’an: Chapter 2, Verse 155]. So the question...

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How many of the 10 fattest countries are Muslim?

By: Tyler Carlson Source: Gazette Review It’s no secret that the world has been consistently getting more and more fat over the years. In nearly every country obesity rates are on the rise: in poor countries and rich countries, in young people and old. The causes of increased obesity are easy to trace and not difficult to understand. More and more people are moving to cities. In cities, there is higher access to inexpensive, unhealthy food. People don’t need to move around as much, and often spend entire days at desks or behind computers where they don’t burn enough of the calories that they’re consuming. Our access to junk food and soda has never been greater, and our lives are becoming...

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