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Imam Mahdi’s (ajfs) Calling

Islam rose when it planted a seed named Muhammad and it will rise again with a beautiful flower named Muhammad Islam’s status will be resurrected from this garden of roses, the world will be waiting to smell the scent of his petals The order of this world orbits around his …

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Listen With Your Soul

When you sit beside the river and listen closely, the Euphrates speaks to you only in eulogies of Aale-Hussain. Ask her what she saw on that treacherous day, and she will reply with a line from her heart-wrenching poetry; shredding your heart into pieces, as she eloquently recites, God is …

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What We Have Become

In a world that tends to become more materialistic with each passing day, poverty is often defined and understood as an economic and financial state in which a person or an entity survives with limited resources. Keeping this definition in mind, it becomes relatively easy to define who is poor …

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Resurrecting My Father’s Voice

My father and I would constantly communicate over the phone It was the only way to make Detroit and Edmonton feel inseparable As years went on I felt my sincerity plummet, I subconsciously adopted a fickle heart Memories of our conversations became faint but this, this was different I remember my …

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The Orientalist in His Ivory Tower

For over a century, Eurocentric orientalists, living in ivory towers, decided to take up a sustained interest in Islam. These men labored diligently for decades, studying, researching, and writing tons of “scholarly” books and articles about Islam. Finally, they arrived at the most ingenious revelation: the Islamic tradition was a …

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