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Factors Affecting Physical Growth in Children

There is no doubt that different aspects of the human personality are integrated and affect each other. They constitute a cohesive unit and cannot be separated except in the field of theoretical study. From the time a person is born until he fully grows up, the different elements of his formation interact and affect each other, sometimes evidently and at …

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A Call for Harmony and Cordiality Between the Spouses

Marital happiness resembles the honey produced by two bees; the greater their efforts are, the sweeter it will be. There is ‎no doubt that marital happiness is the ‎responsibility of both spouses and this necessitates the existence of ‎love between them.‎ At the same time, we say that the happy house does not only depend on ‎love, but also the …

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Mutual Rights – Maintaining Chastity

Maintaining Chastity The second right of the two rights that this series of articles pertains to is the overnight stay, which signifies that the spouses help each other in observing chastity. Each of the spouses should fulfill this right for the other. Some scholars have said that the purpose of marriage is that both the man and the woman preserve …

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Nigerian Movie Star: Islam Has Changed Me

LAGOS – Four years after converting to Islam, Nigerian screen diva Lizzy Anjorin has stressed that Islam has changed her life to the best, adding that her decision to accept Islam has positively modified the way she dresses. “I’m a private person and people don’t know much about me. If you check my Instagram page, you would see that my …

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First Ever Muslim Designer Joins Project Runway

SALT LAKE CITY — A Muslim designer from Utah has become a role model for many after she was chosen to promote her modest designs in the fashion-competition show “Project Runway.” “When I first started on ‘Project Runway’, my main goal was, obviously, I want to win,” Ayana Ife told the Salt Lake Tribune. “And I really, really, really need …

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First Somali-American Muslim Lawmaker on Time Cover

MINNEAPOLIS – Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American Muslim woman to be elected legislator has been featured on the cover of Time magazine, as one of 46 influential women to break barriers. “My family called me the “why kid” growing up. I always needed to know why something is happening, why I had to do something, why whatever,” she said in …

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Woman of Courage: Lessons from the story of Hajar

Muslims from all around the world flock to Makkah to perform Umrah and Hajj every year although many centuries back, you would not find a single person in the lonely valley of Makkah. Surrounded by rock mountains and with a bed of sand for ground, it offered no vegetation and no water. Yet, this was about to change. The change …

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Imagine this were your story

Imagine that you have reached old age, living with your spouse. You have children and, as they were growing up, you lavished upon them every possible advantage and luxury that you could afford, having worked hard to do so during the best years of your life. You were ‘good’ parents. You had them educated in either a grammar or independent …

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Marriage Today: Single Men in Age Delusions

Not more than 32.” “I don’t feel any inclination to marry a girl over 30.” “She should be a good cook.” “Is she pretty? Is she thin? Is she fair?” “We won’t mind if she works and contributes to the household budget.” “What is her height?” “She should have done O & A levels, because they provide a solid educational …

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Viral video of marriage proposal in front Holy Kaaba sparks outrage

Marriage etiquette has changed over the generations and of all the headline-grabbing proposals from around the world, TRT reporter Yusuf Akyön may have taken the cake when he popped the question to his girlfriend this week. Every culture has its own unique marriage traditions — many Muslims, for instance, prefer to propose to their significant others in the presence of …

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