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When Do I Know When I Am Ready To Get Married?

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Asalamwalikum (Peace Be Upon You). Many people ask themselves or people the question, “When do I know if I am ready to get married?” The question you have to ask yourself is, why are you pursuing marriage? You have friends that have just gotten married and you are caught in the hype? You are genuinely looking to get married? You are fascinated by marriage? There are a lot of reasons why people intend to get married. Your intention has to be right whether you are young or old. A lot of times, especially with young people, they think they are ready for marriage but they are not and it causes a lot heart ache in the long run and it may or may not affect you psychologically for the next person who may have pure intentions for marriage.

1. Concentrate on yourself and correct your intention. Make sure it is what you want and not just because there are summer weddings you’ve attended or because your friends are getting married and you think you are ready too. We attend weddings and we become fascinated by all the things that happen. We see two couples happy, two families happy and everyone is having a great time. We see the happiness in the face of the couple and it is what we desire, until the feeling wears off. We believe we are ready for marriage but a lot of times, our intention is not correct. We simply have the desire to get married because others are. Another reason is because we have several problems in our lives. Whether it has to do with our eman (faith), not praying salah, emotional and psychological problems and getting married won’t a lot of times solve your issues. You are only looking to get married to solve the issues and share your burden. That is not to say, being married you aren’t allow to share the burden with your spouse but this should not the be sole reason why you are pursuing marriage. Your intention has to be right, you want to get married for the correct reasons.

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Judging Islam on the basis of a few Muslims is like eating a rotten fruit and blaming the whole tree.

gb copy Judging Islam on the basis of a few Muslims is like eating a rotten fruit and blaming the whole tree.
es copy A juzgar Islam sobre la base de unos musulmanes es como comer una fruta podrida y culpar a todo el árbol.
nl copy Afgaande islam op basis van een aantal moslims is als het eten van een rotte vrucht en het beschuldigen van de hele boom.
fr copy A en juger l’Islam sur la base de quelques musulmans, c’est comme manger un fruit pourri et de blâmer l’arbre tout entier.
de copy Islam urteilen auf der Grundlage von ein paar Moslems ist wie Essen eine faule Frucht und die Schuld den ganzen Baum.
CN67867 Yīxiē mùsīlín de jīchǔ shànglái kàn yīsīlán jiào shì xiàng chīle làn shuǐguǒ hé zhǐzé zhěnggè shù.
Sweden Att döma islam utifrån några muslimer är som att äta en rutten frukt och skylla hela trädet.
rus7897 Sudya islam na osnove neskol’kikh musul’man , kak yest gnilyye frukty i obvinyat’ vse derevo.
4523turkey Birkaç Müslümanların temelinde İslam’ı bakılırsa bir çürük meyve yeme ve bütün ağaç suçlamak gibi.
images A giudicare l’Islam sulla base di alcuni musulmani è come mangiare un frutto marcio e incolpare tutto l’albero.
indonesiaID Menilai Islam atas dasar beberapa umat Islam adalah seperti makan buah busuk dan menyalahkan seluruh pohon.

A Muslim woman explains why she has chosen to wear the Hijab, not out of repression, but liberation

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By: Sultana Yusufali

Source: http://thedeenshow.com

I probably do not fit into the preconceived notion of a “rebel”. I have no visible tattoos and minimal piercing. I do not possess a leather jacket. In fact, when most people look at me, their first thought usually is something along the lines of “oppressed female.” The brave individuals who have mustered the courage to ask me about the way I dress usually have questions like: “Do your parents make you wear that?” or “Don’t you find that really unfair?”

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W. Kamau Bell On Being Black In America (Video)

info-pictogram1 The fatal shooting of Michael Brown has led to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the United States over police brutality and racism. Comedian W. Kamau Bell, star of the FX show “Totally Biased,” gives us his thoughts on what it’s like to be a black man in America today.

Fox Host Suggests All Muslims Are Like ISIS, Says Problem Should Be Solved “With A Bullet To The Head”

FOX “news” gets worse everyday. Imagine how many people hear this garbage daily. We need to produce more Muslim journalists and learn how to penetrate the media while keeping mainstream media honest. FOX “news” hasn’t been mainstream for over a decade.

Musician Brian Eno: Funding Israel Is Like ‘Sending Money To The KKK’

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By: Kerry-Anne

Source: http://www.addictinginfo.org/

Legendary music producer Brian Eno has published an open letter on David Byrne’s website, which serves as a blistering critique of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza.

Eno, formerly of Roxy music, who has produced some of the greatest albums by the likes of David Bowie, U2 and many other big names, came down hard on Israel for their attacks, which have to date killed more than 1400 Palestinians, 80% of them civilians and a third children.

Here is his letter in full:

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Why is tweeting #FreePalestine such a political bomb for celebrities like Rihanna?

As the conflict in Gaza rages on, many people around the world are taking to social media to express their views on the decades long situation in the Middle East.

By: Santilla Chingaipe

Source: http://www.sbs.com.au/

Among them, are some big celebrities.

One of the hashtags that’s been not only the most used, but perhaps also more controversial, is the ‘#FreePalestine’ hashtag which people are using to show their sympathies in the favour of the Palestinians.

Zayn Malik of the British boy band One Direction has been the latest to voice his concern when he posted “#FreePalestine” on his Twitter account last week.

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Popstar Rihanna also tweeted the hashtag, only to delete it several few minutes later after receiving a barrage of abusive messages.

Antony Lowenstein is an independent journalist and author and also a prolific tweeter.

He spoke to Santilla Chingaipe about what the hashtag means.

Apartheid Explained (Video)

info-pictogram1 Nelson Mandela is remembered for his legacy in fighting apartheid and helping South Africa seek healing and forgiveness. But what exactly was apartheid? We break down its roots and what it was like for South Africans living under the discriminatory policies.

May Allah be glorified and thanked (IMAGE)

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The Prophet (pbuh) said: “Whoever says, Subhaanallaahi wa bi hamdih (May Allah be glorified and thanked), one hundred times, his sins will be forgiven even if they were like the foam of the sea.” [Bukhari]