The Power of Thoughts – Why You Are What You Think!

Thoughts can be powerful in fact so powerful that they create the world around us. What we focus on and think about most is attracted towards us i.e. the law of attraction holds true universally. Like attracts like and we are all akin to transmission tower that transmits different frequencies that reach beyond cities, countries into the universe. The pictures we receive from the transmission are not shown over the television screen – they are the pictures of our life.

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10 Beautiful Aspects of a Muslimah

1. Her Obedience to the Creator: A practising Muslim man loves to have a practising Muslim wife; who knows that the life of this world is nothing but a test from her Lord; giving her an opportunity to come closer and closer to Allāh (ﷻ) doing more and more good deeds to please Him, restricting herself from the desires of her inner self that go against the will of her Creator.

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Are You Lucky?

Rasul Allah (ﷺ) said: “How lucky is that man who adopts humbleness without having scarcity, who considers himself inferior without having to beg for anything, who spends his own earned money in the right causes without disobeying Allāh (ﷻ), who is kind to those having little means, and who remains in the company of learned men.” [Tibrani]

In this hadith we are told who an enviable person is:

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A Checklist for Ramadan

1. Ask Allāh (ﷻ) to enable you to reach Ramadan and to get the most out of it as the Salaf (early generation of pious people) used to do.

2. Intend to fast every day with Iman and pure intention seeking the reward from Allāh (ﷻ) alone. The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Whoever fasts in Ramadan with Iman and seeking reward (from Allah) his past sins will be forgiven”. (Bukhari)

3. Read the whole Qur’an at least once as the Prophet (ﷺ) did.
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It’s All Good

Rasul Allah (ﷺ) said: “Strange are the ways of a believer for there is good in every affair of his, and this is not the case with anyone else except in the case of a believer: For if he has an occasion to feel delight, he thanks (Allāh), thus there is good for him in it, and if he gets into trouble and shows resignation (enduring it patiently), there is good for him in it.” [Muslim]

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Borrowed Goods

So the other day, I lent my Macbook Pro to a close friend due to my absolute trust in her as she needed it for some project work. However, I have to admit that upon handing it over, I did give her a few instructions on how to care for it as it was the only material thing I own that I really love; It is my baby, the most expensive thing I have ever bought, and for two years it has been in pristine condition.

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UNCOVERED! – Why More Women Are Taking Off Their Hijab

“Oh My GOD! You’re still wearing the veil! Congratulations!”

That’s the new greeting my friends and I share now. We joke about it, but coming to think of this newly disclosed trend, I suddenly realize it’s so NOT funny! Off the top of my head, I can name over twenty women who have removed their Hijab in the past year, and as one by one of my family and friends throw in their scarves, it gets harder to be amongst the few girls still standing.

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