In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

All Virtue


Gossip destroys morality

By: Umm Ammarah Source: Ssshhh..You hear a juicy tit bit from a neighbour, who heard it from a friend, who heard from her sister on a social chat group, who added some “spice” to make it more appetizing… and so the gossip goes around town…sounds familiar? Gossip is dangerous and harmful; it can destroy the fabric and morality of a society. People spread gossip for many reasons such as to feel superior (they feel better if someone is worse off than them), out of jealousy, to fit in the group, for attention (they become centre of attention for a few moments), out of revenge and even out of sheer boredom (an idle mind is a devils workshop). We need to remind ourselves over and...

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Bye boyfriend, hi husband!

By: A Muslim Sister Source: MuslimVillage Most of the time, when I talk about this topic, the responses I get are: “But I love him so much!” “I can’t live without him!” “We are struggling to make it halal.” “I can’t find anyone better than him.” And the list goes on. You may feel nobody feels for you or nobody gets you. We do! However, what is haram, remains haram! —- I know it is difficult to say goodbye to the person that you love the most. And I know deep – DEEP inside you the guilty conscious is killing you, knowing you’re disobeying Allah, yet you’re not strong enough to let him go....

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Pride in poverty

By: Dr. Ahmad Shafaat Source: Islamic Perspectives It has been stated that “pride in poverty, a life of prayer and dhikr (remembrance of God) and constant struggle against falsehood, evil and injustice (jihad) is the way of Muhammad”. Let’s clarify the first part of the statement. Pride in poverty does not mean that Muslims should reject economic realities and that they should not try to earn a living for themselves and their families. Pride in poverty rather means that they should be prepared to become poor in the way of God and truth and if and when they do become poor they should not be ashamed of their poverty but feel proud of it. There are two fears that make people...

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