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Kids Who Do Chores Are More Successful Adults

Want your kids to grow up to be successful? Make them do chores. When they balk (and trust me: they will probably balk), you can tell them that scientific research supports you. It sounds great, and it’s true–but there is a catch. (We’ll get to that in a minute.) For now, the science. In the Harvard Grant Study, the longest running longitudinal study in history, (spanning 75 years and counting–from 1938 to the present), researchers identified two things that people need in order to be happy and successful:…more:   Kids Who Do Chores Are More Successful Adults

ISWM Shared “Taking Fifth Oath of Office, Domenic Sarno Becomes Longest serving Mayor in Springfield History

1/6/2020 - Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno takes the oath of office from Judge John Payne at Springfield Symphony Hall Monday morning. Sarno's wife Carla is standing next to him. (Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican)SPRINGFIELD — As he looked at his daughters — who were just 6 and 9 years old when he took office in January 2008, and are now in college — Mayor Domenic J. Sarno reflected on his administration’s achievements over the past 12 years.

“This is the fifth time I have taken this oath and as of today I am the longest serving mayor in the city of Springfield’s 384 year history,” …more: masslive

In this Historical1/6/2020 - Wissam Abdel Baki of Imam of the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts gives his prayers to Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno and to the city of Springfield during Sarno's historic inauguration at Springfield Symphony Hall Monday morning. (Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican) inauguration ceremony Imam Wissam Abdul Baki Prayed:

“O God of Abraham -Allah-  on whom we all rely on for our lives,  our families , our
communities, our land, and for our inner peace and  success, help us all to be responsible  creatures to you, fulfilling our obligations — both as individuals and as a society . O God, Allah in Arabic,  give us the humility and the good sense to  be fair and merciful with ourselves and with everyone. Bless Mayor Domenic Sarno, bless the Cabinet and all the public servants. Help Mayor Sarno to make Springfield the best city in America. Help him and help his wife to help him”.

MEN ARE FROM MARS WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS (Book Everyone Should Read Before Getting Married)

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “A woman is like a rib, if you attempt to straighten it, you will break it; and if you benefit from her, you will do so while crookedness remains in her“.(Al-Bukhari and Muslim)

في ‏(‏‏(‏الصحيحين‏)‏‏)‏ ‏:‏ ‏”‏المرأة كالضلع إن أقمتها كسرتها، وإن استمتعت بها، استمتعت وفيها عوج‏”‏‏.‏

“تحميل: الرجال من المريخ والنساء من الزهرة جون غراى هذا الكتاب يوضح المعنى الاعجازي للحديث

Read the following  book to understand the Miraculous Statement of the Prophet above. Download: Men from Mars Women From Venus.pdf

U.S. Citizen Dies In Egyptian Prison, State Department Says

A U.S. citizen who was arrested in Egypt amid political chaos there in 2013 has died in Egyptian prison, according to a State Department official and the man’s lawyers.

Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker confirmed Moustafa Kassem’s death to reporters at a briefing, describing it as “needless, tragic and avoidable.”…more: npr.org

“Soleimani has deserved 25 times to be killed,” says Bernard Kouchner at Le Point

"Soleimani has deserved 25 times to be killed," says Bernard Kouchner at Le Point… Asked about the recent episodes of tensions between Washington and Tehran, Bernard Kouchner comments for example on the recent attitude of the American president towards Tehran. Regretting his decision to withdraw the United States from the Iranian nuclear deal , he stressed, however, that it is “too easy to think that [Donald Trump] is crazy”. “As for Soleimani, he has deserved to be killed 25 times, he was the instigator of many massacres and I do not cry for him. But it was not the right time. No, surely not …MORE francais.rt.com


Iran’s Sole Female Olympic Medallist Alizadeh Defects Citing Political Hypocrisy

Citing Iran’s political “hypocrisy”, the country’s only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh Zonoozi on Saturday (January 11) announced that she has permanently left her country, claiming that the system humiliates athletes while using them for political ends. “Should I start with hello, goodbye, or condolences?” she expressed herself on Instagram, as Iran reeled from Wednesday’s accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner that killed all 176 people on-board….MORE:  thefederal.com

US unsuccessfully targeted another Iranian military official on same day as Soleimani

تزامنا مع اغتيال سليماني.. أمريكا استهدفت قائدا إيرانيا باليمن..According to the Post, the Iranian target was Abdul Reza Shahlai, a financier and key commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force. Pompeo reasserts that Soleimani posed imminent threat, but won’t define ‘imminent’ In December, State Department Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook announced the administration was offering “up to $15 million for information on the financial activities, networks, and associates of Abdul Reza Shahlai.”..more: CNN