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With his rising, the twelfth Imam will accomplish what no other could, With the Prophet’s image, and Ali’s Dhulfiqar, his task is surely understood Cleansing the world of injustice and evil, while enjoining the people towards good, Al-Mahdi will surely inherit the earth, just as the Book promised he would …

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The Martyrdom of Fatima

Brandishing their torches They stood outside her home “Come out; plead thy allegiance!” We want power for our own. The assailants pounded even harder And against the door they thrust Between the wall and entrance Our flower, she was crushed. The assault, it wasn’t over, Of that lady, mild and …

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Watch Those Eyes!

Many people feel they do not need to go to the eye doctor if they can see fine. This is a dangerous notion because there are many conditions – such as glaucoma, diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors and macular degeneration, just to name a few – which …

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Paying Your Way Through College

Unlike almost all other forms of debt, for student loans there is no statute of limitations on collections, and protections such as the Truth in Lending Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the right to refinance and adherence to state usury laws do not apply. Furthermore, student loans have the …

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The Role of Sports in Muslim Communities

Whether it is picking up a sport as a hobby or working out, staying active is an important way of managing stress. Physical activity is a known to increase the body’s production of neurotransmitter endorphins, which are considered the brain’s “feel-good” neurotransmitter. Physical activity is also known to counter the …

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Change

Is what we want just what we want? What God wants we don’t want? Is how we pray a prideful taunt to goad God’s will to flaunt? The blessed souls pray for Allah’s aid to save them from the Fire that springs from feelings Satan made, while worshiping desire.

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