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The value of our Mosques 

By Muneerah Razak “And [He revealed] that the mosques are for Allah, so do not invoke with Allah anyone.”(Surah Jinn, Ayat 18) One of the first things that the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. did when he entered Madina was to build … Continue reading

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3 Methods To Overcome Obstacles In Life

Sometimes, instead of deep discussions, we just need simple guidance – especially when we can’t think of any clear solutions.  There are three pieces of advice given in the Qur’an and the hadith on how to overcome obstacles and open … Continue reading

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My Problematic Relationship With Dairy and The Lessons It Has Taught Me About Shaitan’s Tools

By Mahmoudat Sanni-oba I am a self-confessed addict to food that is not good for me.  My first observation started with Haribos (Halal) and noticing the headaches that followed eating it.  A couple of isolated experiments later, the results were … Continue reading

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Never belittle the small, unnoticed deeds

ONCE you leave full-time education, it’s easy to feel burdened by the weight of expectations – whether those expectations are placed upon you by others, or self-imposed. Time and time again, young people who are smart, kind, well-rounded and hugely … Continue reading

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The End of Ramadhan and Reflecting on Grenfell

We are in the last ten nights of Ramadhan. These nights contain the blessed night known as Lailatul Qadr – The night of power. We are expected to ‘search’ for the night as we don’t know exactly when it falls. … Continue reading

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Mid-Ramadhan: Time to Recharge

We have reached the halfway-point of Ramadhan, a reminder of how quickly time passes. We have another 2 weeks to make the most of this blessed month, alhamdulillah we still have time.The Prophet (saw) said: “It is a month of … Continue reading

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A Ramadan of meaningful moments

By Jinan Yousef  It can be easy to be taken in by the need to do so much this month – to focus on the quantity. Of course, that takes effort, and our efforts are rewarded by God.

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