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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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Are you struggling today?

As the scorching sun beat down on the sand, an exhausted man turned and began to walk away from his family. His shocked wife called out to him, asking where he was going. The man did not reply. Clutching their baby in her arms, she desperately asked: “Is this what your Lord has ordered?” What is precious to you? Setting …

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Who are the people of regret?

Life as we know it can bring with it all sorts of grief, stress and regret. At times, such stress is due to financial worries, other times it relates to health concerns, whilst at other times its anxiety is due to an enemy that awaits. The grief of this world is of many types and of varying degrees, however, no …

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The Importance of Ikhlās

During our life we go through different phases; we go to school, then we go to university, then we graduate and get jobs in which we get decently paid. What necessitates the accomplishment of them all is hard work and sincere dedication which pays off in the long run. However, at whatever point in life we may currently be, we …

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Would God Make Me Speak Arabic?

My name is Mustafa Sanjata, I was born in Akron, Ohio and raised up in a small college town not far from there called Wooster. I was adopted into a family from Southern Georgia, who were migrant workers. My father was 33rd degree Mason, so he didn’t hold too tight to religion but my mother was a church mother, she …

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“I Have Pardoned Every Muslim Who Has Harmed Me

When the life of Shaykh al-Islam Ibnu Taymiyyah is discussed the focus, many a time, is on the dimensions of his knowledge, his flawless memory, his Jihaad, his enjoining of good and forbidding of evil, his trials, his Ibaadah, his fearlessness and bravery, and his eloquence. But, such discussions often miss one of the most beautiful dimensions of the life …

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Etiquette of visiting the sick

One of the many beauties of Islam is that it is a way of life that corresponds with a human being’s natural disposition in every aspect of life. Amongst these things that a human naturally feels is mercy and compassion for the sick. Hence, Islam has placed a great deal of emphasis on bringing these qualities into our lives. The …

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Muslim Pursues Law Career to Fight Discrimination

SEATTLE – Unlike many American youth, 19-year-old Hikma Sherka says the biggest motivation she got to pursue a law career was discrimination her mother faced for wearing hijab. “I want to show people that being Muslim is not going to stop me from any of my dreams. It’s actually going to push me to become a better person and to …

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US Muslim Voters Increase By 60%

MICHIGAN – American Muslim civil rights groups have been leading campaigns to encourage Muslims to register in November polls, in a bid to have a voice against rising Islamophobic sentiments in politics. “One party has been almost ostracizing Muslims with their rhetoric,” Rabab Qamar, who helped organize a voter registration drive during the last Friday in Ramadan in Michigan, told …

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Judgment of Others, a Mirror of Your Heart

“I don’t care about yours or anyone’s judgment of me,” the woman shot back at me in an e-mail. I sat before the computer screen for some time, troubled by the words of someone I once knew as an intelligent, funny, and energetic person I enjoyed being around. I didn’t know what to say in reply, or if there was …

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