Prayers And Pain

I saw an interesting piece of news from The Independent about back pain and prayer postures. Whilst reading, my inner little nurse got curious and I started to think about my own prayers. When I first reverted to Islam, after few days of prayer I noticed that my muscles had gotten sore, and also I …

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Fear of the Unknown

I experienced excruciating pain the other day. For a moment there I was certain that I was going to die, and then I almost begged to die as the pain was so intense.But since then it made me think, again, about the unpredictability of our lives. Each day we go on not expecting anything out …

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Breaking the Fast

Yesterday I wrote about the deeper meaning of fasting, and how we all should strive to understand the meaning behind. At the same time we know that drinking water invalidates he fast, or eating for that matter. But are we aware of other things? Some time ago I happened by some good posts about this …

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About abstinence

Observing Ramadan is the fourth pillar of Islam and must be observed by all Muslims who are able so to do. Even I learned that in school in the 1980's Finland. On the other hand we also were told that it's ok to eat during the night time because Allah cannot see. Which, if I …

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Ramadan kareem

The Holy Month is here again. As it is being observed throughout the world, in different countries, we all should take a moment to count our blessings. For some of us, the fasting time might be 10 hours, and for some of us it's actually nearing 22 hours. For some of us it is a …

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Ice melts, viruses stir

Recently I came across an article (translated to Finnish), published in the BBC. The article basically tells that if the permafrost soil thaws, viruses from thousands of years ago might be released to the atmosphere thus infecting people in great amounts. As one of my colleagues shared this news in Facebook, I thought of commenting …

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22nd of Ramadan

Tackling difficult issues is an important aspect of everyday life. It is also an aspect that bloggers should tackle more efficiently. Granted, that many of the blogs are more like an electronic extension to the old times journals, or they are more concerned on some specialised field, such as fashion, food, or something else. However, …

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