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RECEIVING RAMADAN

How should we receive the month of Ramadan? Sayyidi Habib Umar bin Hafidh (may Allah protect him and benefit us by him) points us in the right direction. This is a summary of various lectures on the topic. We are … Continue reading

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I Don’t Feel Ramadan

“I don’t feel Ramadan,” she vented.  She, working night shifts and feeling exhausted throughout her days, expressed the same sentiment many others have during this Ramadan of long fasting days and short nights. “I’m a mom of three small kids,” … Continue reading

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The Darkest Hour and the Coming of the Dawn

According to a well-stated proverb, the darkest hour is just before the dawn.  And although astronomically the darkest point is much earlier, the truth of this proverb is metaphoric—but in no way less real. So often we find that the … Continue reading

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