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The Problem of Cursing

December 24, 2014

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Scrolling through my Facebook feed I stumble upon a status showing a prominent Shia scholar condemning the cursing of Islamic figures and companions. No doubt this is something that resonates with logic, with over 20 comments I decided to delve into the discussion. In the last 10 years the topic of cursing has seen itself […]

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That Word..

December 8, 2013

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Others have spoken or written about this word, it seems to be one that brings about emotion and a demeanour of defence. As if one is entering a battlefield where the soldiers are ones own brother and sister and the war booty is that of moral superiority. Too often there are topics of interest or […]

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Woolwich: A developing Muslim Mind and the path to extremism

May 25, 2013

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I remember a scene often. I was 17, and about to enter a debate, ready to win, carrying a pile of books under my arm (many of which I had not read). Its a scene I continue to look back on when considering my own development into researching the religion I follow. At 17 the […]

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The 6 layers of communication stakeholders in a Relationship

March 19, 2013

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Communication is a concept that is key to any relationship this blog aims to shed light on the various stakeholders and examine briefly how each stakeholder may be involved.  The approach I have taken is to think of each stakeholder as a layer starting with the inner most layer and finishing with the final layer, using […]

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Iraq – A practical example of the need to enter the digital world

September 4, 2012

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As an individual working in an environment that aims to be forward thinking in the digital age I have become quite aware with the notion of converting paper based processes into digital ones i.e reducing the need for paper by replicating the process on a computer device. My last visit to Iraq involved a process […]

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The Benefits of taking a sandwich year (Gap Year)

August 5, 2012

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In a time where youth unemployment in the UK is at an all time high it is paramount that one equips themselves with the best ammunition in order to raise  themselves above the rest when it comes to job hunting.  There are many great ways in ensuring you have done your best  and the taking […]

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A New Life

June 25, 2012

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From darkness into light where it will begin a new soul is born tonight between light and darkness where it shall end a new path is paved in sight the faces surround her, a symbol of life she cries for her mother, the sign of faith presented to her by his grace The smiles are […]

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A story of determination – Exams and illness

June 17, 2012

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It was bang in the middle of the exam period and I had been revising non stop, each person has their tactics and as for mine I would normally revise in the University library between the hours of 8am to 6:30pm. I remember the morning struggle for the same seat in the corner of the […]

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A Cold Heart

May 17, 2012

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It is as if he speaks directly to my heart Bypassing years of intellect and reading He has his way , he is powerful, he is strong He grabs my heart by its artery and begins to twist His held it ransom against my will He begins to turn and his clutch grows stronger I […]

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The Heart of Fatima – Um Al Baneen

May 6, 2012

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Have you seen the heart in its role does the human survive pumping blood the energy that produces greatness have you pondered that, should it stop in its action where then will you find the air that sustains your mind and soul here How beautiful is he that he instilled in us a slice of […]

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