Is Social Media Turning You Into a Narcissist?

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ Click. Tap. Swipe. That is all it takes nowadays for a random stranger to subscribe to your blog or Facebook feed. To "Like" your page. To "Follow" you on Twitter. To "Add" you to their circles. To "Pin" your photograph. All over the world, people are now connected to each other … Continue reading Is Social Media Turning You Into a Narcissist?

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Delete or Discern: Why Facebook is Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Glove

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم It has been almost 3 years since I have been using the controversial website Facebook – a simultaneously popular and infamous online social networking tool that is (mis)used by millions all over the globe. I received a friend’s email invite for it, and joined when another friend told me to check … Continue reading Delete or Discern: Why Facebook is Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Glove

Marriage in Islam: Family Living Options and the Wisdom Behind Divine Injunctions

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم There are several factors regarding the fiqh or Islamic jurisprudence of nikah that a newly married Muslim couple needs to bear in mind when they embark on their matrimonial journey. The proposal process is often so exhausting that, once a suitable match is found, everyone’s focus immediately shifts on the cultural … Continue reading Marriage in Islam: Family Living Options and the Wisdom Behind Divine Injunctions

“Say Cheese…” – No Thanks!

  Whir, Ring, Bleep, Snap, Hiss, Click, Ping…..it’s the age of technological gadgets! As they get smaller, lighter, and faster, amalgamated to fulfill users’ tech needs with fewer and fewer button-presses; they slink past every barrier, into every realm of life – quite literally.  Communication, entertainment, storage, or knowledge – these rectangular pieces of technology, be they … Continue reading “Say Cheese…” – No Thanks!