Month

November 2015

Trials of The Strangers

Everyone knows that the path of migration is a rugged path filled with disturbances, and no matter how long a person stays in a strange land, he or she will always feel and be called "a stranger", and with every time they leave their homeland, it will be filled with moments of grief accompanied with tears.

5 Must-Know Self Defense Tips for Muslim Women

IF you are cornered with no means of escape, be prepared to make one SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE defensive strike and then run as fast as you can. You don’t have time for any fancy techniques or precision! Aim for the eyes, nose, throat or groin. The objective is NOT to just cause some pain to the attacker – the objective is the INJURE the attacker momentarily.

Filling the Void in Me

Expecting more than what is human from a human is nothing but a deception from Satan. We are mere humans with so many chances to err. So how can any one of us, despite all our efforts, inject 100% input and expect the same in return?

Birthday – Happy or Not?

Have you ever seen anyone throwing a party on the day before their exam begins? Or have you ever heard about a prisoner celebrating the day they entered their prison cell? Then what about the celebrations that mark the beginning of the test of this world? Does birthday really make sense? Umm Salih has a reminder to share.

Multiple Intelligence at School [Part 6]

Another great quality of logical learning is studying and understanding maps and even Google Maps. It is said that men will never stop to ask for directions. Call it male ego! However, if you can teach children how to understand the directions, for example, route from the house to the Masjid, they would end up becoming better maths learners.

What’s Happening to my Dua?

Remember, our dua’s do not go waste. Scholars have pointed out that when Muslims make dua’, it is heard and accepted but this acceptance, however, can be in a number of different ways. “Either Allaah will respond and fulfil the desire of the person who made the dua’, or He will ward off some evil from him because of the dua’, or He will make something good easy for him to attain because of it, or He will save it with Him for him on the Day of Resurrection when he will be most in need of it.