Excerpt – Marriage

May 1, 2012

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Marriage is not a playground

Marriage is not a playground where the ego thoughtlessly pursues its vanities. It is an institution that helps a man and a woman pursue the purpose of their creation: to glorify and worship God and to work, within the extent of our capabilities and resources, to make the world a better place for those we share it with and for those we will leave it to.

—Imām Zaid Shākir

Pg. 39, Where I’m Coming From. NID Publishers, California. 2010.

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