Category: Purification (Tazkiyah)

President Tarja Halonen Poses As a Homeless Lady In a Campaign For the Salvation Army

Image result for tarja halonen“It’s important to help a fellow human being in need. This is humanitarian work in our daily lives,” Halonen said in a bulletin.

The picture was taken somewhere in Helsinki’s Kallio district, near the neighborhood of where President Halonen lives. The picture combines several elements, and it was taken in a closed area, away from curious eyes, wondering the homeless lady’s resemblance to our former president….more:  finlandtoday.fi

Two Blessings…. Sunday, March 11: Daylight Saving Time 2018

Image result for Daylight saving time 2018عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قال‏:‏ قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم‏:‏ ‏ “‏ نعمتان مغبون فيهما كثير من الناس‏:‏ الصحة، والفراغ‏‏ ‏
The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “There are two blessings in which many people incur loss. (They are) health and free time (for doing good)”. [Al-Bukhari]

Contentment with Allah’s Decree

At every stage in life, things are pre-ordained a certain way, which we might not like. Accepting them, however, will help us attain peace of mind, writes Sadaf Farooqi. Often since motherhood, I have caught myself critically analysing my reflection…

How To Make A Decision When Having Many Choices?

Here is the way to make a decision when having many choices  (chose #4) : Image result for How To Make A Decision When Having Many Choices

  1. Create a constructive environment, Investigate, Generate alternatives, Explore, Select , Evaluate , and take action, List all your assumptions (mindtools)
  2. reverse them and ask yourself how to accomplish each reversal (thinkjarcollective)
  3. Ask the experts, Pray and see what your dream can tell (People Myth)
  4. Use all the above, ask the experts, Pray Istikara and take action (Istikara)

Mohamed Ali Rashwan and the Muslim Manners

Image result for Mohamed Ali Rashwan and the Muslim MannersTwo-time world silver medallist Mohamed Ali Rashwan exuded judo’s core values of honour, respect and integrity.

In the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic openweight final the Egyptian famously avoided targeting the injured right calf of his opponent Yasuhiro Yamashita and had to settle for silver. Ali Rashwan won an international fair play award for his conduct and the everlasting respect of his compatriots and the Japanese fans.

His Olympic result inspired him to win back-to-back world silver medals in 1985 and 1987 in South Korea and West Germany respectively.

Ali Rashwan retired from competing in 1992 and is now a top-class international referee and key member of the Egyptian Judo Federation.source