IOU Breaking News

Education

Poisson d’avril – Global Day of Lies!

"Police say Angela Timmons, 54, who works at Virginia Colleges in Spartanburg County, texted her daughter just after 10 a.m. claiming she 'could hear gun shots being fired inside the school.' However, the daughter, April Timmons, who lives in New York couldn't get hold of her mom after receiving the message and, c-oncerned, the 34-year-old proceeded to call 911 to report the incident. Sheriff's deputies swarmed the college where they discovered that no shooting had occurred. Sheriff Chuck Wright told WPTV that he was expecting to find a serious situation as he approached the school. 'I'm thinking Columbine High School, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech,' he said. However, the daughter soon called back after receiving a second text from her mom explaining that it was a prank."

Islamic Design

Fiction

Inspirations and Spirtuality

Beyond Ramadan: The Seven Pillars of Great Fasting Unveiled

Great fasting isn't about going through the motions of abstinence, embracing religiosity and being 'Islamic' for a short period only. It's about building firm pillars and safeguarding them from fast to fast. The seven pillars of great fasting will help you change your fasts from just normal to great and will equally help you grow, improve, and excel in every aspect of your life, insha Allah.

Quranic Reflections

Striving for Ease

The contentment which occurs when the dying soul rejuvenates, when the untamed tongue recites the words of its Creator, when the dehydrated heart pumps with du’as and dhikr, when the dry eyes weep out of love for its Master

Doing Good In Secret

There is absolutely nothing wrong with performing good deeds in public, it is actually very rewarding when others start following by your example. However, doing good in secret helps us purify our intentions, avoid riya(hypocrisy) and allows us to strengthen our bond with Allah The All-Mighty. Hidden actions fill a believer's heart with wonderful tranquility and peace!