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2013 in Review

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What will you remember from 2013?

These are some stories that influence Religion & Spirituality channel on 2013 with outline of Islamic point of view Shreveport Islam Examiner selected.

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Family style

On Jan. 9, family is an important matter because it is the basic unit of the society. The natural traditional family consists of a man and a woman to form a couple and biological children. importance-of-family

Heaven’s doors

On Jan. 14, when a person gets tired of looking for an open door to welcome him or her; the Heaven’s doors open and the Angels waiting to listen to his or her voice to ask for any help from the God. heaven-s-doors

Girls’ freedom

On Feb. 2, it is the hope of many girls in the world to feel free, safe, and to be treated as equal to boys in issues facing them in their daily lives. Freedom does not mean behaving against one’s values or beliefs. It means freedom of choice in values and beliefs, expression and speech. girls-freedom


On Feb. 15, an asteroid descended from the galaxy to the Earth in Russia, caused severe damages in hundreds of buildings, and injured hundreds of people. No one knows the reason of the falling of the asteroid in Russia specifically. star-wars-1


On March 22, a huge Metroid (Fire ball from galaxy) entered the atmosphere of Pennsylvania and moved through the southeast coast, it passed over the south of New York City. east-coast-meteoroid


On March 31, Easter celebration in the spring has known since 2700 BC by ancient Egyptians. They celebrate Easter because it was related to the sun’s astronomy where day and night have equal time. easter-s-origin


On May 13, patience is a valuable virtue. Modern life trained people to impatient everyone likes to do everything fast, such as eating fast food, using a remote control, high speed internet, automatically controlled devices. the-value-of-patience-1


On June 8, it is important for religious scientists to continue discussions and interfaith dialogue especially between all the believers of the Heavenly books such as Muslims, Christians and Jewish. interfaith-dialogue

Human Nature

On June 25, naturally, humans love to harry everything, especially his or her duties, but love to spend a long time exercising their right. the-human-nature


On Sep. 15, Abraham was the father of the prophets, worshiped the God Allah, who created the earth, Heaven and everything in-between. abraham

The Virgin Mary

On Oct. 12, the Virgin Mary is a true history in the three Heavenly religions Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. the-virgin-mary

Healing of worry

On Nov. 23, worry is the reason of anxiety symptoms. There is normal feeling of worry or normal anxiety when someone waits the unknown future. healing-of-worry

Funeral Procedures

On Dec. 8, loss of dear person is a painful experience, and it cause severe emotional pain and sorrow. In U.S., there are established funeral procedures that are intrusive or invasive. funeral-procedures

Duck Dynasty

On Dec. 21, Mr. Phil Robertson is a star in the television show “Duck Dynasty.” He was suspended from A&E channel because he made some comments and remarks against homosexuality, adultery and abortion. duck-dynasty-s-member-1

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