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What Are the Merits of a Timely Marriage?

What Are the Merits of a Timely Marriage?

A timely marriage has many benefits, and a delayed marriage has many losses. Here, we will refer to some benefits of timely marriage: 1- Securing and Strengthening True Faith and Spiritualism ‘Marriage’ is one of the strongest shields against the enemies of faith. During one’s youth, on one side, the attractive forces of spirit and nature, purity and virtue become more active and invite man towards himself. On the other ... Read More »

Should a man go against the wishes of his sick wife and marry another to satisfy his needs and desires?

Question: I have a friend whose wife is sick and she cannot satisfy his sexual desire. At the same time, she strongly refuses to let him marry another wife. She acts like she’ll die whenever he wants to discuss this subject with her, though he has the right to marry another wife even if his first wife is sound. Then, how about it when she is sick? I wonder at ... Read More »

What should we do about people who sleep too much?

What should we do about people who sleep too much?

Question: The idle youth waste their time in sleeping too much. They sleep with no alarm clock. What is the solution for such people? The answer: They should read the following verses of poetry and come to a decision: “O you, who sleep too much and are indifferent, too much sleeping brings regret. In the grave, when you enter into it, there will be a long sleep after death, and ... Read More »

How can I handle severe unhappiness and desperation?

How can I handle severe unhappiness and desperation?

Question: O sheikh, I am complaining about my life; my nerves are below zero and I am very worried about my end. The answer: Dear brother, my reflections have taught me that the reason behind 90% of the cases of anger in people of all levels is disappointment in their ambitions and wishes. The opposite is true too. Most of the people who are interested in life are those who ... Read More »

Why do people suffer and die from things like cancer? How can we handle the suffering and loss of a loved one?

Why do people suffer and die from things like cancer? How can we handle the suffering and loss of a loved one?

Question: The death of my lover, who has left this world after a severe and painful struggle with cancer, has hurt me too much. I have been melancholy and desperate of life after the death of one of my friends. In your opinion, what are the reasons for this horrible disease? The answer: It is said that the Greek doctor (Galen) two thousand years ago was the first one who ... Read More »

How can religious youth protect their faith?

How can religious youth protect their faith?

Question: We are seven brothers and sisters. Our father and mother are religious and we are like them. Praise be to Allah! A few days ago, I was listening to a lecture by one of the Ulama’, in which he divided people into four classifications: Some are religious in their youth and they continue so until the end of their lives. These are the happiest of people. Some are dissolute ... Read More »

My mother has behaviors which lead to quarrels in her marriage that affect the whole family. What can we do?

My mother has behaviors which lead to quarrels in her marriage that affect the whole family. What can we do?

Question: My mother always acts opposite to my father’s wishes. She always likes to change the decoration of the house, the furniture, and the like. In fact, she likes to change the house itself, the car, and so on. This matter has become a cause of daily quarrels between my father and mother. We have been victims of these clamors. We are tired of this state. Would you please show ... Read More »

Can faith be spread today in spite of the inundation of temptations?

Can faith be spread today in spite of the inundation of temptations?

Question: Weakness of faith and beliefs has become widespread in our age. Our aged fathers and mothers say that faith in the past was stronger. Do you think it is possible to spread faith nowadays alongside this great corruption and means of deviation which have entered everywhere, even inside our homes via the TV, video, and internet? The answer: When one knows that believing in Allah brings tranquility and ease ... Read More »

How can we address the modern epidemic of depression?

How can we address the modern epidemic of depression?

Question: As you know, melancholy is the disease of this age. Psychological clinics are full of sick persons whom melancholy has thrown out of the circle of life. I have a melancholy, introvert father. He is forty years old but he seems to be seventy years old. This matter has troubled our family life. I am fifteen years old but I do not know the reasons that have made my ... Read More »