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7 F’s For a Happy Marriage

7 F’s For a Happy Marriage

One of the main components of a happy marriage is that the spouses are able to forgive, that they do not hold grudges or act judgmental towards each other. It is expected that when we live with someone, situations may arise when we end up saying or doing things that hurt our spouses.

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Learning Resources for New Muslims

Learning Resources for New Muslims

How does one go from testifying with conviction to knowing where the steps of the path lay? Panic often sets in soon after one becomes Muslim because there is so much to learn, so many details, and so many people commenting on every step the new Muslim takes...

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5 Ways to Remember to Do Things on Time

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.

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Zakah — The Spiritual Dimension

Zakah — The Spiritual Dimension

Even though this act of worship is performed just once a year, zakah is still a kind of strong and potent spiritual “tonic” that gives a Muslim a special kind of “high” as soon as they give some of their money to another Muslim brother or sister. No other kind of spending can beat the feeling that they experience after they have paid their zakah!

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Finding Balance after Shahadah

Finding Balance after Shahadah

As Muslims we have a number of incredible opportunities to take on a number of the incredible challenges… so I’d like to talk to you about 3 or 4 things which we can think about: Each and every one of us has a responsibility to have a relationship with Allah. Nobody can do that for you...

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Why Do I Wear Hijab?

Why Do I Wear Hijab?

A while back, a couple of girls in Montreal were kicked out of school for dressing like I do. It seems strange that a little piece of cloth would make for such controversy. Perhaps the fear is that I am harboring an Uzi underneath it!

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Stop Calling Me a Revert!

Stop Calling Me a Revert!

If we need to use a special term at all, why not talk about “New Muslims?” My own preference is to talk about those who have embraced Islam. It might take a couple of seconds longer to say, but it is a much friendlier term and it certainly shows that these brothers and sisters are welcome.

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