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28: Seeking His Love

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28: Seeking His Love

This Ramadan – and beyond bi’idhnillah – pray for the love of your Rabb and the joy which comes with meeting Him in the akhirah. This love is not just a fleeting feeling, but it comes from striving – which makes it all the more sweeter in the Final Abode.

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25: Contentment

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25: Contentment

It is so easy to get lost in the world of complaints. Our day to day lives never seem as perfect as others’. Single sisters want to get married. Married sisters want to return to the freedom of a single life – a break from the husband and kids. Teenagers want to get away from their parents. Others wish they could see their parents on a daily basis – or at all, if they have passed away. Jobs are never just right. Too much work. Too little. Not enough pay. Not your passion. There is always a complaint about some aspect (or many) of our lives.

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Banning Liberty: A Reminder

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Banning Liberty: A Reminder

On Monday, the French ban on niqab (or the burka) took place. Any woman in a public area with her face covered can be arrested and charged or fined. France is considered a secular society which, by definition, would mean that it has religion separated from state. It may mean eliminating laws based on religion and ending religious discrimination.

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What Are You Running Towards?

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What Are You Running Towards?

The dunya is always calling us towards something. Watch this show. Listen to this song. Buy these clothes. Wear this makeup. Talk like her. Walk like him. Sometimes it feels so compelling and disheartening. Which way do you turn? Who do you listen to? What is to do?

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I See, I Do

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I See, I Do

Childhood experiences often have a lasting impact on us, even if we don’t understand the significance of these events until we are much older. In some cases, our relished childhood can help us figure out the role we play in the community.

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