Part-Time Hijabi

When we choose to be part time hijabis by observing hijab when we want and tossing it away when we please, or trendy hijabis by assuming that a piece of cloth replacing a hairstyle will fulfill the need for hijab regardless of how I dress, how I behave, what I do, or who I mingle with, we are saying that we’re not completely convinced with the idea of hijab, as we’re not sure whether to fully embrace it or not.
What we need to understand is that hijab is not a matter of choice; it is an integral part of submission and a very important aspect of worship. It is a declaration that there is none worthy of worship but Allah alone and I am His slave and a slave does what she is commanded to do not what she chooses to do.
We seriously need to ponder and reflect on the basics before moving on to the intricacies of deen.

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Anger and Rage

Anger and rage are two powerful weapons of Shaitan that he cunningly and tactfully uses to create a rift between husband and wife. If it’s left without repair, it can lead to a destructive tear between hearts. Before your relationship reaches the verge of collapse, try to do this:

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Before The Final Awakening

Last night I came to know about the death of one of my classmates. He had a heart attack and died in his sleep. May Allah (subhanahu wa ta’alaa) bestow His Mercy upon him.
I was saddened by the news but worse was when I got to know that he had died while sleeping. SubhanAllah, once again I was slapped by this bitter reality of life.
We hear such news and somehow secretly assume that it’s not going to happen to me. Something deludes us in to believing that calamities, tests, diseases or death are for others. Why? Simply, because I like to think that since I’m blessed now, it will always remain the same? What deludes me? My own self and Shaitan. 

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