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,

 My Islamic Bucket List

A bucket list is a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime, or within a specified timeline. The list below is in no particular order. You can create your own list with ideas from here 1) Read 10 000 times La-ilaaha illallAllah 2) Read 10 000 times Subhanallah. 3) Read 10 000 times Alhamdullilah 4) Read 10 000 times Allahu Akbar 5) Sponsor a borehole (waterwell) for a poor community (If you can’t afford it then get members of your family/community to assist in sponsorship). 6) Take care of an orphan for a week 7) Plant a 100 trees that will feed people/animals

11 Matters Relating to Money

(2min Read) Inheritance and wills Anas related that the Prophet (Salallaahu Alaihi Wasalam) said: If anyone deprives an heir of his inheritance, Allah will deprive him of his inheritance in Paradise on the Day of Resurrection. (Ibn Maja) How do you earn your money? Abu Said related that the Prophet (Salallaahu Alaihi Wasalam) said: The truthful and trustworthy businessman will be in the company of Prophets, saints and martyrs on the Day of Judgment. (Darimi, Tirmidhi) Debts It is narrated by Abu Musa Ashari that the Prophet (Salallaahu Alaihi Wasalam) said: After the major sins which must be avoided, the greatest sin is that someone dies in a state of debt and leaves