Category Archives: Reflections

On the issue of “living with the in laws”

The Shariah has given certain rights to the husband, just as it has give rights to the wife. Many times, failure to give the spouses their rights results in conflict and eventually breakdown of Marriage. These rights, at times, may … Continue reading

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When The Rain comes…

When The Rain comes look in to the direction from which it came, read abundant Salawat upon the Prophet (pbuh) and be happy instead of fearful of what is about to wash over you. This is for those who reflect.

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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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