Category: Spirituality

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Have My Back: Reflections on Backbiting

You know that feeling upon entering a room and realizing that you were just being spoken of? Everyone has experienced this moment. The real question is however: should we only be feeling this way or do we perhaps make others feel this way too? I remember as...

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Practicing Prophetic ﷺ Respect

An Imam recently visited our local mosque and brought to the table a chronic illness that many Muslims have: Demanding Respect Disorder. The Imam wisely started by reflecting on Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ character — the type of character that millions admire and would love to emulate. His reflection...

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The Value of Dhikr

When we look at the lives of the sahaba (the companions of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ), we commonly see extraordinary displays of strength. Abbad ibn Bishr (ra) was once praying when an enemy arrow shot him. He removed the arrow and continued his prayer only to be shot...

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An Avalanche for Change

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication. Winter just loves to steal spring’s spotlight, doesn’t it? Canada’s just too attached to the cold; it can’t seem to let it go (maybe...

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Embracing Mental Health

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication. A while back I had a cold and was told by a friend that the reason for my sickness was because someone had put the...