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  • Protecting our Children from Lying - II

    How can a mother know that her child is lying? It should be known that lying has many signs that are visible on the child which an intelligent mother could notice, and they reveal it in the same way that is imitated by the following proverb: "The (sinful) suspicious (with his behavior) is about to say (to those who doubt him), 'Take me (as I am.. More

  • Protecting our Children from Lying - I

    The doorbell rang in the house of the grandfather, and four-year-old Fahd ran to open the door. Soon, he returned running and jumping, announcing the visitor to his grandfather, "Grandpa! Shaykh Al ‘Uthaymeen is waiting for you in the salon." The grandfather smiled and asked inquiringly, "Who is it Fahd? Talk seriously." Fahd.. More

  • Assassination of the Woman’s Personality

    Woman suffered many woes for centuries because of the statements of Paul and those like him. The men of this religion who are attributed to Christ considered that, "The woman is filth which should be avoided, and her beauty is the weapon of Satan.” The Popes were eager to confirm that woman was the source of evil and sin in this world. For.. More

  • Women Travelling Without Mahrams

    How strong is your belief, Muslim sister, in the Hadeeth (narration) wherein the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Let no woman travel except with a Mahram (non-marriageable men).”? [Ahmad and Al-Bayhaqi: Authentic chain of narrators] Chaste sister, do not be deceived by some strange indulgent opinions that are not founded.. More

  • Financial Rights of Women

    In Islam, greater financial security is assured for women. Women in Islam have been given more financial security, as compared to the men. They are entitled to receive marital gifts, to keep present and future properties and income for their own security. No married woman is required to spend a penny from her property and income on the household. She.. More

  • Discover the Reality of: {And you will never be able to be equal}

    Some people may think that there is a contradiction between the two noble verses in which Allah The Almighty says (what means): · {And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four.} [Quran 4:3] and · {And you will never be able to be equal [in.. More

  • The rights of the husband upon the wife

    The rights of the husband upon his wife are greater than the rights of the wife upon her husband for the simple reason that Allah, the Almighty, stated in the Glorious Quran what means: “…And due to the wives is similar to what is expected of them, according to what is reasonable. But the men have a degree over them [in responsibility and.. More

  • 'You' and 'I': The Art of Communication in Marital Life – II

    There is a huge difference between a positive statement such as: "I always look forward to you returning home in the evening to see you and talk to you", and a negative one such as: "You never care to listen to me even when we meet in the evening." The use of the pronoun "I" in conversation is more influential and more.. More

  • Relating a Story can Change a Child’s Behavior - II

    Islam realizes the natural inclination toward stories, due to their magical effect on the hearts, and thus, endorses listening to them as a method of upbringing and rectifying. [Awlaaduna Akbaaduna] Stories attract the children in their early years and gain their preference over other types of entertainment, because they leave a clear effect on their.. More

  • Relating a Story can Change a Child’s Behavior - I

    A mother said, "I have a friend who is married and has two children, aged five and six. On one occasion when I visited them, she asked her children not to fiddle with the alarm clock that belonged to their father. However, the children did not pay attention to what their mother was saying." Therefore, I said to them, “Would you like.. More

  • Polygyny, or Multiple Girlfriends?

    This article attempts to deal with a marital problem which is connected with conduct, namely, the deviation of the husband, or infidelity. We believe that, many a time, if a man asks to marry another woman or looks at other than his wife, he is actually in real need of a second marriage. What, then, is more honorable: marrying another woman or committing.. More

  • Developing the Child's Sentiments - II

    - Chastity and Sincerity Allah The Almighty mentioned in His Book that one of the characteristics of the faithful believers is their refraining from committing what is unlawful. He Says (what means): {And they who guard their private parts except from their wives or those their right hands possess, for indeed, they will not be blamed.} [Quran 23:5-6].. More

  • Developing the Child's Sentiments - I

    1) Teach values to your children: The Islamic Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation) came to direct people to the most upright way, and guide them to the straight path, which conveys them to the happiness of both the World and the Hereafter. The good manners mentioned and referred to by the Quran are beyond calculation. Allah The Almighty described.. More

  • The Mind-Set of a Muslim Child

    The Missing Dimension in Educational Methods: The Sentimental Education The sentimental education pertains to the person's feelings, which form all sides of the integrated human personality. Sentiment is a word given to any sense of pleasure or pain, as well as to certain psychological states within the sphere of pleasure and pain, vis-à-vis.. More

  • A Daa'iyah, Except in One's Own Family - II

    Dear caregivers and Daa‘iyahs (callers to Islam) – male and female, Your role is no less important than that of the other. Together you bring up your child with a good upbringing -- you and not anyone else. First: The role of the father when he is a Daa‘iyah: Dear father, your role is extremely important. You are the head of the.. More