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Never Shed Your Leaves


By: Tariq Mehanna


The believer is like a tree, always at war with the wind. To survive the wind, the tree must possess certain qualities. For example, its seed must be planted in fertile soil that allows it to grow strong. This is described in the Qur’an:

{“Muhammad is the Messenger of God, and those with him … their description in the Gospel is like a seed which sends forth its shoot, then makes it strong, and it becomes thick and stands straight on its stem, delighting the sowers, so that He may enrage the disbelievers through them …“} (al-Fath, v. 29)

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The Deen Show: UFC Fighter comes to Islam (Video)

info-pictogram1 Meet Christopher who from a sensationally young age was searching for meaning in life but after finding the truth he drifted off. Also we’ll be talking about a UFC fighter who accepted Islam and how to also prevent cancer by letting your beard grow.
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Paradise and the sad death of a young boy (Video)

info-pictogram1 This weeks guest Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman gives us a description of Paradise and of the Hellfire. We’ll also have the very sad news of the death of our brother Sanel who passed away the same day this interview was done.
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info-pictogram1 Lecture Description: Just as we make efforts towards goals in life, we must never forget the essence of what we are striving for in the bigger picture. Paradise. In this lecture, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan reflects with the community over ayaat from Surah al-A’raaf discussing Prophet Adam’s (peace be upon him) journey from paradise to earth, and how we can find our way back.
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*Lecture: Returning Home to Paradise: Reflections on Surah al-A’raaf*

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If you thought that caffeine is the same color as coffee, then you are wrong. Although most caffeinated beverages have a dark color, caffeine is actually white. It is a crystalline substance and bitter in taste. This description matches cocaine in a lot of ways as well.