Daily Archives: April 2, 2013
Narrated ‘Ali (radiallaahu `anhu):
Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) ordered me to give in charity the skin and the coverings of the Budn which I had slaughtered.
Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him) said:
If we say concerning the hadiy and udhiyah that it is mustahabb to eat one third and give one third in charity, that only applies if there is no reason to increase the portion of one of the categories of recipients. But if it so happens that there are a lot of poor people, then we regard it as preferable to give more than one third in charity; the same applies if the poor have received meat in abundance (in this case, their share may be reduced); and the same applies to what one may keep. Wherever the need is greatest, that may change the ratios given to the three categories of recipients.
Majmoo‘ al-Fataawa, 19/258
Wrote this piece for Dr. Kanwal Kaisser to be published on the website made by herself and her team about parenting kids, named Hamaray Bachay. It’s been a while since this has been on their website so I thought I’d post it here too. You can find it under the tab of “Youth Talent Corner” on their website.
So how do you behave?
When your child comes home…
After a long active day
With all those stories to be told!
He doesn’t need your money
Not even a single dime
He just wants some love
And a few minutes of your precious time
But if you can’t even give that
Then you must be really rude
So when you watch him turn
Into a dude with attitude
You start getting angry
And you wonder why he’s so rude?!
You start asking yourself questions like
Where did I go wrong?
I taught him about Allah and His Prophet
But he hangs out with girls and listens to songs!
And when he starts to earn
Then he starts to ignore
Comes late every night
While in your sleep you snore
Then when you get old
And start getting pension
You’ll have everything
But not his attention
And then you’ll start to see
What your child really needed
He needed your attention
While you only feeded…
And if this made you see your life in flashes
You better start working on those minor clashes
Instead of thinking on why the conversation never starts
Bow down to Allah, the turner of hearts
He sends astray whom HE wants
And guides whom HE wills
Start praying for your child right now
So with love and mercy your hearts, He fills
And it all comes back to
How one behaves
Because Allah is not merciful to those
Who are not merciful to His slaves!