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A Teacher’s reflection

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By: Mohsen Saleh

Anyone that knows me knows two things about me- I hate gifts and I hate being praised. This is for no other reason than both make me feel uncomfortable. And honestly, sometimes I feel quite undeserving. This could also be because more often than not, they can be rather overcooked.

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Science says Men & Women Can’t Be Just Friends (Video)

info-pictogram1 Another one of the beauties of #Islam is that it recognizes this great natural attraction between men and women and gives us the clear guidelines in this matter so that we can keep to a pure , Safe, chaste, and moral life style. This can be a sensitive issue for some people but if you put your emotions to the side and sincerely look at this from a scientific and logical perspective from the studies that have been done on the issue of gender relations, and if you are a God loving and fearing human being you would start to agree more and more with Islam’s special care and protection of women.

What Was Special About Pre-Islamic Arabia?

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Source: http://lostislamichistory.com

In the early 600s, a new religious and political force arose out of the deserts of Arabia. Islam, spearheaded by Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, quickly became the way of life for the entire Arabian Peninsula within a few years of the first revelations. By the end of the reigns of the first four caliphs, the Islamic realm extended from Libya in the West to Persia in the East. And just 100 years after the death of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, Muslims had expanded the empire into Spain and India.

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Learn Surah Al-Fatihah (The Opening)

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By: Mount Hira

Link: http://www.mounthira.com/learning/surah/001-al-fatihah/

info-pictogram1 Al-Fatihah in itself is a prayer at the very beginning of the Quran, which acts as a preface of the Quran and implies that the book is for a person with a mental attitude of the seeker of truth – a reader who is asking the only deity who is worthy of all praise, (and is the creator, owner, sustainer of the worlds etc.) to guide him to the straight path.

info-pictogram1 Human beings are born with a combination of two things: soul and body. As per the Quran, a soul is a command of Allah, therefore it naturally recognizes the existence of its Lord and also has the love of its creator. It is the nature on which every child is born as Allah says: “and be steadfast on the Nature whereupon Allah has created mankind” (30:30).

Productive Jumuah Activities

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By: Abu Productive

Source: http://productivemuslim.com

It’s Jumuah! The most blessed day of the week! So how do we make the most of it?

Depending whether Friday is a day off for you or not, we’ve covered below some key activities to make most of your Jumuah which you can judge how best to fit in your life insha’Allah.

The important thing to remember is that this day is truly special and you should give it due consideration.

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Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda: Religion Is Not For Special People (Video)

6 Amazing Facts about the Human Body!

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By: Jade Small

Source: http://www.the-open-mind.com/

The human body is hard at work while we go about our daily lives – We may not notice or feel anything special, but every second, day and night, our bodies are using power and healing!

Here are 6 awesome facts about the human body!

 1. You use 100% of your brain

The myth that humans use only 10 percent of their brains has been repeated so often, but studies suggest that during any given day, fully 100 percent of the brain’s area is active! Your brain generates as much energy as a small light bulb even when you’re sleeping.

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Ramadan Special: Indeed, I will appoint a Khaleefa #16 (Video)

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info-pictogram1 Surat Al-Baqarah (2:30). Reciter: Naser Al-Qatami.

2 Minutes 4 Faith: A new way to look at Eid (Video)

By: Suhaib Webb

info-pictogram1 A new way to look at ‘Eid, Community Dua and a special prayer for Palestine: #2Minutes4Faith @EllaCollinsInstitute