Archive for June 2009

No Country for Romanians

No Country for Romanians

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well I’m sure you’ve all heard and read about the Romanian families who have decided to quit Northern Ireland as a direct result of the violent racist attacks they endured over the past couple of weeks.  Yes, it seems, that some of the residents of Northern Ireland think that they [...]

Video of the Week – The Importance of Salah

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Well as Muslims, we all know the importance and virtuousness of doing our five daily prayers.  As well as being obligatory for those past the age of puberty, we know that they can be a means of forgiveness of our sins, acceptance of our Duas (supplications) and generally a surefire [...]

Some Relationship Advice

Some Relationship Advice

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Throughout the course of our lives, we all have lots of relationships.  Relationships with different people, different sorts of relationships, we even build up relationships with inanimate objects like our nice car, our holiday home or something as mundane as our Blackberry phone (I am the first guilty party here!!).
Although [...]

The Good, The Bad and the Alcohol!

The Good, The Bad and the Alcohol!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Okay, so everybody knows that Muslims cannot drink alcohol – but do we know why?
Well one of the verses in the Qur’an about it states that in alcohol, there is some good and there is some bad.  However, it also proclaims that the harm outweighs the benefit and it is [...]

Interesting times for Mr Obama!

Interesting times for Mr Obama!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Although I tend to keep myself away from blogging about politics generally, every once in a while, even I have to jump on the bandwagon and discuss what everybody else is discussing!
And so to President Obama’s speech in Egypt.  Hmm, you can certainly say it was interesting!  With his usual [...]

The Father, the Son and the Sparrow

The Father, the Son and the Sparrow

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well I have read the following story before, but this is the first time I have seen a video made about it…..
What am I talking about?  Well click on the video below and you will see and interesting video about the father, the son and the sparrow.  Watch it all [...]

Honesty is ALWAYS the best Policy!

Honesty is ALWAYS the best Policy!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Now as we all know for the last few weeks, all we have heard is MPs and their extravagant expense claims. Many are being asked to stand down from their post and many are now being investigated further – whichever way you look at it, it ain’t good!
But one thing [...]