Month: November 2014

Anger management

  Anger is a strong emotion.  Some of us can manage it whilst others find that it overtakes them, leaving them without any sense of control. “Those who spend (in Allah’s cause) in prosperity and in adversity, who repress their

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The After Life

Every morning when I wake up I have a feeling of nervousness: butterflies in my stomach that can’t be explained.  There is nothing planned  in the day ahead that suggests a reason for this uneasiness.  As I leave my warm

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Blood is thicker than water?

  Blood relations: A blessing in disguise?   “Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him maintain the bonds of kinship.” (Bukhari) O mankind! Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created you from a single person (Adam) and

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Meditation

    How do you meditate? How do you leave the world behind and  for a few precious moments, immerse yourself in something other than your immediate world? It’s a common question with many answers, but putting those answers in

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