The Ugly Side of ‘the ‘Beautiful’ Game’

read time: 6 min With a fanbase of an estimated 3.5 billion compared to a world population of 7.5 billion,[1][2]football is the most popular sport in the world and its following is incredible. The spring and summer months entice added attention with the seasons’ grand finales. Clubs compete for domestic and European honours in the spring whilst nations compete for international honours in the summer. The ongoing transfer sagas, the managerial movements, the various rivalries – all amplified by billion-pound marketing campaigns – makes the game largely unaffected by seasonality. The lure throughout the year is simply irresistible. The temptation is so great that a recent study by British snack

Not Everyone is What They Post to be

If you’re not careful, you’ll be fooled to think perfection exists. From perfect flawless selfies to wow holiday destinations….social media has people selectively glorifying their lives.. Posting their best food, clothes and moments to create the perception of an ideal life… Behind the scenes however, reality chronicles a very different picture. From holiday destinations to food, fun and laughter, don’t be bamboozled to believe everything you see and read. A depressed person will post the funniest jokes and quotes to block off their own woeful emotions. Spiritual posts don’t always come from the pious, perhaps they too are trying to find a connection with their Creator. A shy introvert can own the

6 Types of Hayaa (Modesty) You Need to Know About

Abu Hurairah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) narrated that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, “Faith or belief consists of more than sixty branches or parts, and Hayaa is a (big) part of faith”. There is no true English definition of the word ‘Hayaa’ but the closest one can get to it is shame, modesty, and bashfulness. Hayaa is an essential characteristic of a Muslim; it must be obtained in order to attain faith as they come together as a pair: Abdullah ibn Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhu) narrated that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, “Indeed Hayaa and Iman are companions. When one of them is lifted, the other leaves as well.”

Game Over

  Playing is a natural activity for a child and is even important for the correct, healthy development of a child. For a child, playing is not merely a pastime. Rather, it is a developmental and educational process through which the child learns many basic principles such as cause and effect, effort and reward, etc. It is due to the process of playing being such an effective medium of education that teachers seek to capitalize on playing and use it to engage the students in games through which they will be educated in a subtle yet definite and enjoyable manner. However, since the world has taken the route of technology,