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“The family as an institution designed by God can bring out its full purpose and meaning only when it is entirely built on the principles laid out by God. There is to be a consistent and constant effort by two persons who are first individually subject to God’s direction and therefore as a unit respond […]

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Any waste of electricity, no matter for how short a while, is a waste of a precious gift given to us by God. By Sheesha There many good things that Reha had learnt from Nani, her grandmother. One of these was saving electricity. Nani had made a rule, which she wanted everyone at home to […]

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When you accept the reality of the present situation, rather than resist the reality, you are more likely to take positive actions. By Sheima Salam Sumer Here are two necessary steps to solve life’s problems: 1. Accept the reality of the present problem. 2. Positive actions 1. Acceptance: This means that you feel calm about […]

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Effective ways of keeping tendencies of arrogance in check is to remember that we come from God and will ultimately return to Him. By Sadia Dehlvi Sufi masters say that boastfulness, arrogance and pride are chronic diseases of the heart. According to the Islamic tradition, it was arrogance that caused Satan to be cast in […]

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A person who does not enjoy good health cannot do anything properly. That is why one should engage much in dua or supplicating God so that one becomes capable of fulfilling all his responsibilities the right way. By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan According to a hadith, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is said to have remarked: “For whomsoever of you the […]

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How many parents ever discuss the issue of the macro-purpose of life with their children? By Yoginder S. Sikand From the moment we get up in the morning till we go to sleep at night, everything we do, we do with a certain purpose in mind. We get out of bed even if we’d rather […]

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What more damage can parents do than to spiritually cripple their child so badly that it ruins its life in this world and in the life after death, too? By Yoginder S. Sikand A good way to define good parenting is that it is the art of seeking to help fulfill all the essential needs […]

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A healthy human being is someone who enjoys good health at all three levels of our being—physical, mental and spiritual. By Yoginder S. Sikand   Who are we really—the real ‘I’? Is the real ‘I’ the body? Or the mind? Or a combination of both? Some people think that is just what we are—body and […]

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Instead of moaning about how cold, or hot or humid it is, we could gaze at the clouds floating past and reflect on this beautiful bit of God’s creation. By Yoginder Sikand It isn’t that I’ve completely dropped the habit, but I do think things have improved considerably with me on that front. There was […]

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These days, things are very different in many families. Parents are so busy working that they just don’t give time to their children. Their materialistic demands have gone so out of control that they are busy trying to earn as much as they can to be able to afford all the many things they desire—a […]

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