Archive | April, 2012

Mother nature converses on the day snowflakes fall

April 29, 2012

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How great is the lord when singing birds sooth my aching heart and when I yearn for a measure of peace, the descending flakes of white paint a scene upon the eyes that so rarely amazed for when the wind acts upon its duty intertwined with beauty although my shell feels the shivering touch of new […]

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Analysing the various approaches to Hijab

April 28, 2012

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Title: Analysing the various approaches to Hijab Location: Dar Al Islam Lecturer: Sheikh Mohammed Al-Hilli Date: Friday 27th April 2012 يَا بَنِي آدَمَ قَدْ أَنْزَلْنَا عَلَيْكُمْ لِبَاسًا يُوَارِي سَوْآتِكُمْ وَرِيشًا ۖ وَلِبَاسُ التَّقْوَىٰ ذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ مِنْ آيَاتِ اللَّهِ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَذَّكَّرُونَ O children of Adam! We have indeed sent down to you clothing to cover your shame, and (clothing) […]

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The characteristics of helping out in the community

April 23, 2012

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So you want to give back to your community, you want to help others and improve yourself at the same time. You feel that by helping out you are fulfilling your duties and gaining  sense of self-gratification. Helping out in the community comes in various forms from those who organise trips and activities to those that […]

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Fordson – Faith.Fasting.Football

April 22, 2012

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Muslims today are aware that Islam is under the radar and it is perhaps scrutinised a lot more than other religions and this comes about from the actions of a few who use religion as a means of mass killing and violence. Unfortunately as Muslims we must first accept and understand that there exists a […]

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The Final Quake

April 13, 2012

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Burn I see the city burning smoke rises from the gloom and the screams aloud tearing apart the air one by one it falls buildings no longer there I rub my eyes aloft on the cliff and yes it is true fire engulfs the masses the suns light has been switched off light now comes […]

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Analysing the act of Criticism

April 10, 2012

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Title: Analysing the act of criticism Location: Muhammadi Trust Lecturer: Sayed Hossein Al Qazwini Date: Sunday 8th April 2012 [Shakir 14:24] Have you not considered how Allah sets forth a parable of a good word (being) like a good tree, whose root is firm and whose branches are in heaven, Sigmund Freud argued that human beings are driven by two […]

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An Analysis of the event of Saqifa

April 8, 2012

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Title: An Analysis of the event of Saqifa Location: Muhammadi Trust Lecturer: Sayed Hossein Al Qazwini Date: Friday 6th April 2012 [Shakir 3:144] And Muhammad is no more than a messenger; the messengers have already passed away before him; if then he dies or is killed will you turn back upon your heels? And whoever turns back upon his heels, […]

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Understanding Men and Women

April 8, 2012

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Title: Understanding Men and Women Location: Muhammadi Trust Lecturer: Sayed Hossein Al Qazwini Date: Saturday 7th April 2012 Shakir 30:21] And one of His signs is that He created mates for you from yourselves that you may find rest in them, and He put between you love and compassion; most surely there are signs in […]

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Peace be on the Flower

April 4, 2012

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A flower whose sweet scent erased The pearl that no other could match from every river of all lands The petals ripened against times will This gift from no other given to them In the mind rooted the desire whilst the core spoke of truth and piety But men seek the tracks of above The […]

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Iraq: Part 3 – Our Hotel Bombed

April 2, 2012

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I woke up feeling refreshed and in those few seconds whilst my eye lids awakened the realisation kicked in that I had awaken in a bed of a luxury hotel in Baghdad, Iraq. At this moment in time I had lost track of time and day and more importantly was in dire need of food. […]

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