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The wonders of olive oil

By: Source: Ibn al-Qayyim described the benefits of olive oil in his Prophetic Medicine. He said that the characteristics of olive oil corresponded to the type of olives from which it came; oil pressed from ripe olives was the better than oil from unripe olives. He also said that the older the oil, the more effective it was, and when olive oil was more beneficial when it was pressed with water. Ibn al-Qayyim mentioned that all types of olive oil could soften the skin and delay whitening of the hair. He also said that the benefits of olive oil were many times greater than have been mentioned. He gave some Prophetic Hadith on the benefits of using olive...

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2019: Five ways to stick to resolutions

  By: Safina Shaukat Source: Productive Muslim “Judge yourselves before you are judged, evaluate yourselves before you are evaluated and be ready for the greatest investigation (the Day of Judgement).”Umar ibn al-Khattab (may Allāh be pleased with him) Every new year kicks off with a whole lot of New Year’s resolutions which sound like: “2019 is going to be a fresh start.” That’s the spirit! “No being quiet and shy; this time I’m going to get my voice heard.” Good for you! “From now on, I shall stop writing in text language- coz u no dats jus soo unprofessional.” Maybe leave that for next year? New Year’s resolutions are a worldwide practice for people to critically evaluate...

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Looking at Jesus and Muhammad (upon them be peace)

By: Shaykh Naeem Abdul Wali Edwards Source: “If you would trust in God as is His right to be trusted He would give you your provision as He gives it to the birds, they leave their roosts hungry and return satiated”, said the final universal Messenger, Muhammad.  Similarly the author of the Gospel of Mathew has his closest brother, Jesus saying to the crowds around him, “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear.   Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?  Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father...

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