What to do on your first night of marriage

read time: 4 min Cii Radio We live in a hypersexualised world. Yet, when that hour beckons, many of those who have lived a chaste life would admit to being quite clueless about how to spend those first few jewelled moments in intimacy together. As a complete mode of living, it should come as no surprise that Islam offers solutions for this time and all other occasions and eventualities that may come with marital life. And fully cognisant of the psychologies of both husband and wife, and the natural reservations and inhibitions of two individuals who have barely met each other, Islamic guidelines for the first night pay more attention on confidence building, psychological

10 ugly habits of wives

read time: 4 min If you want to have a happy marriage, stay away from these 10 ugly habits. 1. Nagging Believe it or not, your husband’s a pretty smart guy. Really, he is. He hears what you’re saying (most of the time), he understands what needs to get done (most of the time), and he fully intends to follow through (most of the time). But, he’ll do it on his own time and in his own way, and there’s no amount of nagging you can do that will change that. Nagging will only create tension. 2. Complaining Your life may not be perfect, but complaining about it certainly won’t make it any

Shaytaan: “See you at the Matric Farewell Party”

read time: 4 minMatric is a critical year in your schooling career; indeed, it’s a turning point in your life. We all know the matric year is met with intense study sessions, a whole lot of cramming and really high stress levels coupled with anxiety. When that hard work pays off, matriculants are usually acknowledged in a formal awards event organized by their school. However a trend which has been common for years but is now taking on a more sinister role is that of the matric farewell. The farewell as it is known has been adapted in our country which is known as the “prom” in countries like the US. To

Signs of Allah Subhaanahu Wa Ta’ala in Ants

Until, when they came upon the valley of the ants, an ant said, “O ants, enter your dwellings that you not be crushed by Solomon and his soldiers while they perceive not.” [Qur’an 27:18]   Quote Worker ants are all females.All male ants have wings. All worker ants are females. All ants that don’t have wings are definitely females. This was only known recently. But 1400 years ago the Quran addresses ants who cannot fly in the female mode: For the word “said”:  (قال) is for males. (قالت) is for females. The Qur’an used Qaalat (female). If this ant had wings it would have flown off however it didn’t have this

The Bee and Honey

And thy Lord inspired the bee, saying: Choose thou habitations in the hills and in the trees and in that which they thatch; Then eat of all fruits, and follow the ways of thy Lord, made smooth (for thee). There cometh forth from their bellies a drink divers of hues, wherein is healing for mankind. Lo! herein is indeed a portent for people who reflect. A Healing for Mankind فِيهِ شِفَآءٌ لِلنَّاسِ (in which there is a cure for men.) meaning there is a cure in honey for diseases that people suffer from. Some of those who spoke about the study of Prophetic medicine said that if Allah Subhaanahu WaTa’ala