Happy marriage

For a happy marriage 1. Believe that the marriage is a sacred establishment. 2. Remember always that your spouse and children are the trustees of Allah (SWT) to you. 3. What is important in marriage is to preserve the family happiness and peace. 4. A sustainable marriage is dependent on mutual love, respect and tolerance. 5. Have respect for your spouse’s thoughts, feelings and aims and share them with her/him. 6. Allocate time absolutely for your spouse and children.

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Why Can’t You become Your Child’s Best Friend?

You cannot be a friend to your child because you cannot share anything! You always speak and never listen to him/her because you always act bossy. Since you forget your faults you never tolerate their faults and forgive them. You cannot spend a qualified, enjoyable, special time with him/her because you are negligent or you are too busy! You do not charge him/her with a duty (even a duty heavier then he/she can do!) because you are coward and hesitant! You neglect physiological contact with him/her which shows love and…

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Left Dinner Table

The dinner table of Abdurrahman b. Avf (ra), who was one of those ten companions who were heralded with the Paradise, was adorned with several kinds of foods to break his fast. He felt sorry for this and said the following: “Mus’ab b. Umair became martyr in the battle of Uhud. He was virtuous than me, however he had nothing except for a cardigan as a cerement. And when we covered his head with this cardigan his feet were left naked. Now, everything was granted us for world life. Indeed,…

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Codes of Success

1- Whatever you do, the ultimate goal should be the pleasure of Allah (SWT). 2- Consumption is not the goal of life; it is an instrument for life. Instead of being a beast of consumption, you should be a person of da’wah by adopting goals which will add meaning into your life… 3-The success is not a mere chance. It is the result of both hard work and good idea. 4-A work which you do not follow up will not be completed. In order to get a positive result you…

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The Mirror and the Soil

The soil said to the mirror: “I envy of you! Whoever looks at you sees himself, but the ones who look at me see only me!” The mirror responded the soil: “O soil! Why do you get worried for a futile trouble! Do not you know that I show today of those who look at me but you show them their future?!” Although the soil liked this response it asked again: “It is obvious you speak to calm me down. Answer me, do those who look at you ever look…

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Responding To A Nasty Message

In case you haven’t heard it, The United States of America witnessed another plane involved in an incident last month. That is right; planes are becoming quite popular for any kind of action. However it wasn’t popular enough for national media which covered the story literally for 5 minutes – far less than Tiger Woods’ public apology. As the headline indicated an ordinary accident, most of the people including me did not pay any attention to it; “Plane Crash in Austin”. Obviously an innocent pilot must have lost the control…

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Honey of the world, molasses of the hereafter

Flies never would perch on Abdul-Qadir Gilani. One of those who were aware of this situation asked: “We have never seen that a fly perched upon you. What is the reason behind this? That blessed man gave such a good response: “Why should it perch on me? I carry neither honey of the world nor molasses of the hereafter on me…”                

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A Poem: Imagine

“Frequently mention death which dispels pleasure and makes it bitter” (Tirmidhi, Zuhd 4) ~ I M A G I N E ~ Imagine yourself after you pass away Imagine your grave through night and through day Wishing that you did not do as they say Wishing that you had got up and had prayed.. Imagine, my friends, the day that you died Imagine all of the tears that they cried Remember how it felt when your body was tied Remember how it felt in the grave which you lied.. Imagine…

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Do not Judge a Book by its Cover

A poor and old villager had a legendary horse. The king of that area offered a great fortune for the horse but the villager did not want to sell it. One morning, when people woke up they realized that the horse was not in its usual place. The villagers came to the old man and said: “It was clear that they would not permit this horse to belong to you. If only you had sold it, you would live like a rich man till your death.”  The old man said,…

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