The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) visited me after returning from a journey, and I had a shelf with a thin cloth curtain hanging over it and on which there were portraits. When he saw it, the colour of his face changed (because of anger) and he said, “O ‘Aishah! the most grievous torment from Allah on the Day of Resurrection will be for those who imitate (Allah) in the act of His creation.” ‘Aishah said: We tore it into pieces and made a cushion or two cushions out of that”[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].
…Slightly more than 1 million immigrants are granted lawful permanent residence (informally known as getting a green card) annually; just over half are already in the United States and adjusting from temporary status. Family-based immigration comprises about two-thirds of the annual total.
The RAISE Act seeks to halve this 1 million by eliminating many current categories for family-sponsored immigration. Currently, U.S. citizens can sponsor spouses, minor children, and parents without numerical limitations. Under capped categories, U.S. citizens can also sponsor adult children and siblings; and legal permanent resident…more: migrationpolicy.org
Most Americans, about 89%, say they believe in God, and some have felt God’s presence while listening to a sermon or sensed time stand still while they were in deep prayer or meditation. Now, a new study shows through functional MRI scans that such religious and spiritual experiences can be rewarding to your brain….MORE: cnn.com
Allah said: “I have created all of My servants naturally inclined to worship one God but it is the devils who turn them away from their religion. They make unlawful for them what has been made lawful for them, and they command them to associate partners with Me, although no authority has been revealed for them.” (Sahih Muslim) MORE
The traditional Western norm is that wars only take place between nation-states, not between nation-states and criminal organizations, gangs, drug cartels, the Mafia, and other non-state actors. 15 An act of terrorism, unless sponsored by a state, does not constitute an ‘act…
“A Muslim who plants a tree or sows a field, from which man, birds and animals can eat, is committing an act of charity.“
The Prophet of Allah (the Almighty God)
Laughing moderately can act as a cure or as therapy for depression and sadness. It has a strong influence on keeping the soul light and the heart clear. Abu Darda’ (may Allah be pleased with him) said, “I make it…
US lawmakers legalise indefinite detention A new US law declares the world a battlefield, making virtually anyone vulnerable to indefinite military detention. D. Parvaz While it’s known that the US has used indefinite detention of suspects in its “war on…