Cleansing our hearts

There is a Hadith where the Prophet Muhammad said about a man about to enter the mosque that he was among the people of Jannah. He was from among the Ansar (the people of Madinah). This happened on three consecutive days. This Ansari was then followed by Abdullah Ibn Amr Ibn al Aas to spend […]

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Hands-on Father?

A term I have come to start despising is ‘hands-on father’. Just because a father is involved in the upbringing of his children, plays with them, tends to them, feeds them, bathes them, puts them to sleep, why do people say “oh he’s such a ‘hands-on father’“? Honestly, he’s being a father, isn’t he? I […]

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Emotions Matter

Google used to originally hire for hard skills or STEM skills. That was always their priority, and it makes sense because they ARE a tech company. Some time ago they decided to research their hiring process and see if this process was a successful one or not. They went through their most successful and productive […]

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Marriage is a two-way street

A problem that we have amongst us that I have noticed is that when we read about rights and duties we generally read about our rights upon others and their duties towards us, and not our duties towards others and their rights upon us. Especially in the case of spouses. To expect commitment, hard work, […]

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My Everyday Desi Home-Cooking Menu

Growing up in a Desi household meant having home-cooked food on the table every day- breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In almost all Desi households all over the world, this is how mealtimes still work. Cooking may not be something everyone enjoys, but it isn’t exactly a hard thing to do. For a lot of us, […]

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