Archive for January 2008

Spending Spree!

Spending Spree!

Assalaamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
Talk about money well spent!
Frederic Kanoute, striker for Spanish side Sevilla has just spent $700,000 to buy his own masjid (mosque) in Spain.
It was actually going to be sold to another buyer, but alhumdulillah (all Praises belong to Allah), the Malian striker stepped in and has spent nearly one year’s salary [...]

Pure Religion

Pure Religion

Assalamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
Picture the scene:
Your standing in line at the supermarket, when all of a sudden, your attention is distracted by a wafting smell…
This smell, turns out to be quite disgusting and nauseating, so you turn around to find somebody standing in line behind you. Somebody who obviously hasn’t taken the trouble [...]

Material Depression

Material Depression

Assalaamu- Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
If you look at Brendan O’ Neill’s article today on the BBC News website, you might find an interesting read…
He talks about the fact that even though we now have more ‘things’ in our possession than we did in the past, even though we have more items in our personal [...]

T’s New Year Resolution…

T's New Year Resolution...

New year new start???
Ahh a new year! So what does this new year bring for us?
For many people it’s a fresh start to their life, to try and accomplish new things, etc. Indeed, many people will have made a new year’s resolution; to lose weight, or to get a new job, spend [...]

A Gift from the Shaikh!

A Gift from the Shaikh!

Assalaamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) I met the Imam of Masjid-e-Hidayah, Dewsbury (he is also my friend!!) this weekend.
He gave me a little present, but said that I could only have it on one condition…
The condition being that I share it with everyone else! So, just click on the [...]

The Safety Net of Marriage

The Safety Net of Marriage

Assalaamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
With the good news of yet another friend of mine falling prey to the charms of the woman of his dreams (!), I started thinking again (I can hear you thinking, ‘oh no!’)…..
So why do people get married?
What intentions do they have?
Islamically, marriage is a Sunnah (practice) of all the Prophets [...]