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Islamic and Arab culture lost in UAE's foreign schools

By Afshan Ahmed / 20 Apr 2013

They are being overwhelmed in all levels of education with concepts that are not adapted to the local culture, in what Dr Eugenie Samier describes as "intellectual imperialism".

The associate professor of management and leadership at the British University in Dubai has written a paper on the issue, which will soon be published in Interchange, a quarterly education review journal.

 

Yasmeen and the Four-Leaf Clover

Source : Missionislam.com / 19 Apr 2013

It was a beautiful spring day, and Yasmeen was playing outside with some other children at the park. Yasmeen was homeschooled, and she had a Muslim friend named Hala. They were both on the swing, when Yasmeen noticed some of the kids crawling in the grass. They looked like cats searching for mice! Thinking that they were picking flowers, Yasmeen said, "Hala, why don't we pick some pretty flowers for our moms?" Hala noticed the other kids too, and then without a word they ran to join the others.

 

Productive Parties for Children

By Sana Gul / 16 Apr 2013

The Messenger of Allah  (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) said, “When a group of people assemble for the remembrance of Allah  (glorified and exalted be He), the angels surround them (with their wings), (Allah’s) mercy envelops them, Sakinah or tranquility descends upon them and Allah makes a mention of them before those who are near Him.” [Sahih Muslim].

 

A Wake-Up Call For Muslim Parents

By Sadaf Farooqi / 9 Apr 2013 

Out of all the hi-fi, over-hyped, glamorized, overpaid and stereotyped careers that make news today, peppered with extensive media attention such as red-carpet awards, talk-shows, exclusive interviews and photo-shoots, the single most important and pivotal occupation a person – especially a woman – can have, is that of being a parent.

 

20% of high school students have tried drugs

By Habib Toumi / 15 Apr 2013 

Around one fifth of Kuwait’s high school students tried drugs, a study has indicated.

According to the survey of 11,380 public and private school students conducted by the Public Authority for Youth and Sport in Kuwait, 19.6 per cent said that they took drugs for pleasure or due to peer pressure.

 

Family Values - The Mother

Source : Missionislam.com / 6 Apr 2013

Upholding family ties is obligatory, as Allah says:

“… fear Allah through Whom you demand your mutual (rights), and (and do not cut of the relations of) the wombs (kinship)…”[al-Nisa’ 4:1]

“And give to the kindred his due and to the poor…”[al-Isra’ 17:26]

 

Bilal and the Colourful Butterflies

Source : Missionislam.com / 5 Apr 2013

At the weekend, Bilal went to visit his grandfather. The two days passed very quickly, and before Bilal knew it his father had arrived to take him home. Asad said goodbye to his grandfather and went to sit in the car. He was looking out of the window as he waited for his father to collect his things. A butterfly sitting on a flower a short distance away fluttered its wings and flew to the car window.

 

Tips for a Muslim home

By Sheikh Muhammad Al-Munajjid / 28 Mar 2013

All praise be to Allah, we praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evil of our own selves and from our evil deeds. Whomsoever Allah guides, no one can lead astray, and whomsoever Allah leaves astray, no one can guide. I bear witness that there is no god but Allah Alone, with no partner or associate, and I bear witness that Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) is His slave and messenger.

 

Trustworthiness

Source : Islamweb.net / 27 Mar 2013

If your colleague or friend gave you a sum of money that he is afraid to lose and you kept it with you just as you keep your own money, and later you gave it back to him once he asked for it fully and intact, then you are a trustworthy person and faithful.

 

How to Show Gratitude for the Blessing of Motherhood

By Sofia Nasir / 18 Mar 2013

Motherhood is a blessing which has been given to us by Allah (glorified and exalted be He). It’s full of ups and downs, tears and laughs. At times tiring, other times energising. Let’s face it, being a mother in the 21st century is not easy; so here are a few tips to keep you on your toes.

 
 

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