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Tabassum is a freelance writer and online Alimiyyah student at Al-Salam Institute, UK.

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What we do know in this world is that, before one is labeled “Muslim” or “non-Muslim”, one is a human being.

Are All Non-Muslims Enemies of Islam?

So you find that a masjid in Quebec is attacked, killing six Muslims, and the next Friday, a rabbi calls for people at seven places in Toronto to form multi-faith human barriers to protect Muslims praying Jumuah. A sister who went to attend a prayer on the following Monday found one person carrying a sign that said: “We stand UNITED with our Muslim brothers and sisters.”


We all have our weak moments, and Shaytan lies in wait for us 24/7 to catch us in these moments of weakness.

Caught in the Satanic Downward Spiral?

Imagine you’re on top of a mountain. Someone whispers, “Jump!” Of course you won’t listen. But imagine if the whisperer says, “There’s a large bag of gold coins just a few feet below you,” or “The person you love dearly is waiting for you a few feet below,” then you might be tempted to try to go down a little way…


Remind yourself that you’re not in control of your life anyway. Whatever has happened, happened by the will of Allah.

4 Ways to Rise Above Depression

Stop taking blame on yourself for something out of your control, and half your problem is solved Insha’Allah. In order to help you with that, imagine that a friend of yours in the same state as you’re in. They are terribly depressed and sad. How would you treat that person? Would you bully them…


Accept that Allah has given you this test, this obstacle in your way to success, and it will clear your vision, so that you can find a way to get around it.

5 Ways to Remember to Do Things on Time

Ever burnt a kettle on the stove? Forgot all about your clothes in the washing machine until days later? Promised to meet someone and remembered only the day after the appointment? If you’ve got a leaky memory like me, then you must be somewhat familiar with situations like these.


Empathy - The Mark of a True Believer

Empathy – The Mark of a True Believer

We all want it from others, and yet we are stingy in giving it. We want others to understand us, relate to our opinions and feel our pain. We want others to listen to us and relate with us. We want others to put themselves in our shoes and view the world from our perspective…


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