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Flag Bearers of Islam

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Flag Bearers of Islam

From the winter Olympics that swept past us about a month ago, a perspective can be derived. I watched the athletes representing their countries, parading proudly in their specially designed patriotic garb. In a second, the shot switched from a crowd of Canadians to a subsequent shot of each country’s flag bearer holding their country’s flag proudly, often looking up at the swaying fabric and seeming moved by it somehow.

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The Power of Leading by Example

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The Power of Leading by Example

Lately, I’ve noticed a recurring theme in the discussions I hear our Mothers have with one another. The subject has risen from a very sacred and valuable command from our Creator: the command of Hijab. As Allah says in the Qur’an, “O Prophet, tell your wives and daughters and the believing women to draw their outer garments around them (when they go out or are among men). That is better in order that they may be known (to be Muslims) and not annoyed…” (Qur’an 33:54)

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