Category Archives: Marriage/Family/Society

Fundraising: Calling All Generous Folk

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: The believer’s shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity. [Al-Tirmidhi – Hadith 604] I’m raising funds for the Felicity House project in Liverpool – a project our dear teachers … Continue reading

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A Declaration of Love – In Pursuit of Felicity

The Greensville Trust is honoured to announce the annual ‘A Declaration of Love – In Pursuit of Felicity’ event in honour and celebration of the great birth of our Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). This year the event … Continue reading

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The question every mother should question

I’ve been observing the questions people have asked me after the birth of our daughter, Fatima Zahra Naeem. One question that still perplexes me is Does she cry or is she a good girl? I’ve been pondering over this quite a … Continue reading

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On thinking you can change your potential spouse

In a previous post, I mentioned that if your potential spouse doesn’t have the one quality you can’t live without then don’t pursue him further. I’ve mentioned this to many sisters and they surprise me when they say “Oh but … Continue reading

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On the importance of finding references

A man came to Umar ibn al-Khattab and spoke in praise of another. Umar asked him: “Are you his nearest neighbour such that you know his goings and his comings?” The man replied: “No.” Umar then asked: “Have you been his companion on a … Continue reading

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