Understanding Islam and Muslim Militants

1. What is Islam? * Islam is: Submit to God. ‘Islam’ means submit to His will and guidance, as enunciated in the holy Quran. Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, and Zoroastrians all are told in their religious scriptures to submit to the will of God. This is the teaching in Bible, Gita, and all other religious scriptures, as well. We must surrender to the will of God. Thus on this belief, there is no difference in all religions of the world – except Buddhism, which does not believe in existence of God. *’Islam’ is a verb – to ‘submit’ to the will of God; but more often than not, it is linked with militancy, albeit wrongly. The moderate Muslims, who are in majority, have chosen not to condemn militants or their violence, out of fear or for whatever the reason. 2. Muslims believe in monotheism * Muslims believe in one God. Christians,

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Pool Supplies Needed to Care for Inground Swimming Pool

Adding an inground pool not only offers entertainment, exercise, and leisure to your backyard, but it increases the value of your home. In 2003, the National Association of Realtors reported that this addition adds around 8 percent to your home’s value. Typically, maintenance schedules involve weekly and monthly responsibilities. Purchasing pool supplies and equipment from a specialty or home improvement store can help you sustain your maintenance schedule. Below are some instructions designed to help you take care of your new backyard treasure. In-Season Maintenance – Check your pH and chlorine levels at least twice a week. You should maintain a pH range of 7.4 to 7.6 and a chlorine level of 1.0 to 3.0 parts per million (ppm). Follow the directions according to your testing strips and add products to re-balance these levels, if necessary. – Weekly, empty the skimmer baskets, skim leaves and debris with a cleaning net,

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Religions Do Not Teach About God

People attend churches, mosques, temples, and so forth in expectation they will learn about God but that is not the case. They are pumped up with sermons they fill them with hope and false dreams. They are impressed with pictures of a heavenly kingdom and their part in it if they obey the religious leaders. They are entertained with drama and singing and they meet people of similar minds and make friends. Religion is about social life and the society in which they live. Never have I heard a minister, priest, or other speak of the Spirit of the Universe and the little voice within. Never have I satisfied that what I learned through the sermon was filling me with spirituality. What it did was pose questions that in the end can not be answered except by the Spirit. One looks at the men leading services in religious places with

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You Need a Financial House Cleaning

I was driving the other day, and while waiting at the light, I saw a window placard on the car in front of me which read. “House cleaning services”. It was just another mobile advertisement for one of the local national chains. I began to think, “you know it’s tough keeping up the house these days, with tight schedules revolving around school, soccer, and various other activities. Who has time, to clean the toilet, dust off the shades, vacuum, clean the dishes etc., I sure could use some help around the house, right? Whether it be daily, weekly, or at the very least monthly! Because between you and me, bottom line, it’s not getting done very well now! So it’s very practical, yes, even logical, to spend a few bucks to enlist the help of a professional to help tidy up a few things around the house on a regular

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