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Larissa Bennett

I'm Scottish & living in beautiful Egypt, accepted Islam two years ago. I educate little people for a living and when I am not teaching, I am learning my beautiful Deen, Islam. I began ShukrallahBlog. Its purpose is dedicated to writing the wrongs on the planet, educating and putting an end to the misconceptions of Islam.

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Does Islam Require Us to Be Strict?

Does Islam Require Us to Be Strict?

Without understanding, our lives look so restricted and boring. I know my own mother even thinks I am too boring for my age and constantly quotes that “life is for living.” She has a point! We are not placed on this Earth to stand in the Mosque all day/night and Praise Allah with every second that passes. This is not Islam.

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6 Secrets to a Happy Marriage

6 Secrets to a Happy Marriage

The Islamic way of approaching marriage is so amazing as it makes you think rationally and not emotionally about who you choose to marry, due to the limited contact you have with them. It’s sets itself in between the dating path or arranged marriage paradigm that are both flawed.

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It’s Nice to Be Nice

“It’s nice to be nice” – such a common phrase, almost everyone knows it. But it begs the question… is it? Is it nice to be nice? How many times have you made the effort for someone to ignore you, treat you bad or take advantage of your niceness?

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May Allah Always Keep You Smiling

I find that despite not being happy about something I can always smile. A sad smile, a happy smile, a grateful smile, a genuine smile, a wise smile. A smile is something we can always wear to show Allah that we are patient and throughout all of our emotions we want to show Him that we are grateful.

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