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[15 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 4,371 views]

By Monique Mahadeo
March 2013
Bismillah,
SubhanAllah, Confidential was an amazing class, as I’ve come to realize that all Al-Maghrib classes are amazing in their own ways. For this class, what I found so subhanAllah walhamdullilah waAllahu akbar-ish was the respect, decency and common courteousness that Muslims afforded one another and that were established in Surat’l-Nur. I read through the Surah only once before the class and I did not pay as much attention to the manners that this surah calls for. Because of this, I did not realize the amount of respect …

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[1 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 10,422 views]
AlMaghrib’s Saabiqoon!

Congratulations to AlMaghrib’s fist batch of graduating students!

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[29 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 2,393 views]
Ibadah World Cup

Imagine for a moment you got a pair of tickets to your most favorite sporting event.  Let’s say it is the soccer World Cup!  With great excitement you start making preparations, you book your tickets, you pack your clothes, you leave your home early and you head out on your journey.  Finally, you make it to the arena, and it is pack-filled with people holding their vuvuzelas out ready to go nuts.  The teams come out to the field, they do their introductions, they sing their national anthems.  They are …

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[29 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 2,342 views]

It’s the same scenario every year, Ramadan arrives and everything changes. Everywhere you look you see Taqwa (Fear of Allah), Tawbah (Repentance), and All-you-can-eat Lah’ma (Meat). Ramadan went from the Purification month to the free, no-holds-bar, over-eating month. Where’s the Baraqah (Blessing) in this??? There isn’t!
The day prior to, everyone excitedly makes calls congratulating each other for the arrival of Ramadan. Sisters’ look forward to not cooking, Brothers are expected late from the Masjid’, and the youth anticipate reuniting with their ‘Ramadan Crew’. Throughout the day most live a normal …

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[29 Jul 2011 | 3 Comments | 5,873 views]

I met a religious Spanish couple who’d been Muslim for two years. They’re in their early twenties, with three beautiful children. It later broke my heart to find out that the lack of help from the Muslim community forced them into a Christian homeless shelter. Can you imagine? A young Muslim couple with babies, surrounded by drug infested walls?!
“Too often we perceive that we’re in control of our finances. We’re afraid to give too much so not to be financially burdened. Not enough live confidently that Allah will bless, protect, …