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Mar11

Healing after hurt

By: Yasmin Mogahed Source: Yasmin Mogahed When I was growing up, the world was a perfect place. The only problem was, that it wasn’t. I used to believe that everything could always be ‘fair’. To me that meant no one should ever be wronged, and if they were, justice must be served. I fought hard for the way I believed things should be. But in my struggle, I overlooked a fundamental truth about this life. In my childish idealism, I failed to understand that this world is inherently imperfect. We, as humans, are inherently imperfect. So we will always mess up. And in those mess-ups, we will inevitably hurt others, knowingly, and unknowingly, intentionally and unintentionally. The...

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Mar10

Dad time: Making the most of it

By: Ibrahim Bowers Source: Sound Vision This article presents the current relationship between a father and a child in this fast paced and time constraint society and provides many practical advises on how to improve this relationship to benefit the whole family. It has been estimated that working fathers spend about 3 minutes a day with their children. Fathers who abandon their families, fathers who rarely see their children because of divorce, and fathers who are busy and have very little or nothing to do with the raising of their children are common. Dad gets up early, takes the long drive to work, gets off late, takes the long drive home, and gets home very tired. He just wants to have...

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Mar04

The secret to a tranquil heart

By: Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (Allah have mercy on him) Source: Yunuspatel.co.za Like the needle of the compass faces North when at rest, so the heart of the Mu’min faces in the direction of Allah Most High’s obedience and pleasure. In the obedience of Allah Most High do we find our peace, contentment and happiness. When a compass is moved or shaken, we observe how the needle is disturbed and begins to move restlessly this way and that way – as if agitated. When it is placed down, it continues to move about until finally it finds its rest in the direction of North. SubhanAllah! We should take lesson from this. When the heart of a Mu’min is shaken with sins, with disobedience to...

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