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Here are some “deep thoughts” from Shaykh Yasir Qadhi (you can follow him on twitter now) to help with open-thread thoughts!
- If you ever find yourself rushing through salat to make it to another engagement, it’s time to reorganize your priorities.
- As true love of Allah increases, yearning for worldly pleasures decreases.
- A Muslim’s honor lies in humbling himself completely before al-Azeez.
- One of the worst evils of public sins is that, even if you don’t do the sin yourself, it desensitizes you to the evil nature of the sin.
- Hammad b. Zayd asked his teacher, “Hasn’t knowledge increased in our times?” Reply: “People talk more, but real knowledge has diminished.”
- A son will never appreciate how much his parents have sacrificed for him, and how ungrateful he was, until he experiences parenthood himself
- Imam al-Shafi`i (d. 204) said, “Knowledge is not measured by how much is memorized, but rather by how much it is acted on.”
- When I know first-hand that any pleasure a sin gives me will be followed by deep regret and disgust, why is it that I continue to sin?
- It is impossible to expect someone to understand why music is haram when s/he has not experienced the sweetness of the Quran.
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TDC Speaker Feature: Shaykh Waleed Basyouni
Shaykh Waleed Basyouni, PhD, graduated with a Bachelor in Islamic Sciences from Al-Imam Muhammad University (KSA), did his Masters in Islamic Theology, World Religions and Modern Religious Sects from Al-Imam Muhammad University, and earned a Doctorate in Theology from the Graduate Theological Foundation in Indiana.
Shaykh Waleed Basyouni is currently the Vice President of Al Maghrib Institute, a Director of the Texas Dawah Convention, and a member of the American Muslim Jurists Association (AMJA).
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TDC Speaker Feature: Haleh Banani
In answering this question, one has the choice to take on their marriage with all its challenges or look realistically at divorce. There is dignity in making it work, and there is dignity in starting fresh for the right reasons.
How can we weigh the pros and cons of each of these choices? How soon should we sound the alarm and seek help? What do we do after picking one option or the other?
Haleh Banani holds a Master’s Degree in clinical psychology, and this TDC her session is dedicated to the factors one should take in making this choice.
Listen to her on The Mad Mamluks Podcast:
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