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Monthly Archive

September 2020

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 16 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
The Fountain

Editorial (Issue 137): Maintaining Our Health

For many of us, health is one of those gifts that is often taken for granted until it is too late. We become used to the ease at which we can complete simple tasks such as writing a letter, eating an ... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
M. Fethullah Gulen

Facing Oneself - 5

The Example of the First Circle Around the Prophet and Those Who Followed Them Uways al-Qarani – an illustrious personage so assiduous at faith and at his relationship with God; one near to Him as po... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Atif Yorulmaz

A Miraculous Fruit – 2: Dates as Nutrition and Medication

In our previous issue we briefly mentioned that the date fruit facilitates delivery and can be eaten to help prevent infertility. This article will continue to examine their manyfold health benefits w... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Lawrence Brazier

The Removal of Cares

  The Removal of Cares is a work comprising forty-five discourses written in the 12th century by Shaikh Abd al-Qadir al Jilani. It is said that God had bestowed upon the Shaikh an opening to his soul... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Mehmet Ramazanoglu

Hirudotherapy: An Opportunity for Healing

lllness is a part of our lives; but thankfully we are not left without remedy as long as we know how to search for it. As a matter of fact, the search for remedies for the troubles we’ve had has been ... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Didem Fırtına

The Sci-fi-like Fish That Hibernates Underground

An exceptional oddity occurs in Africa, Australia, and South America during dry seasons: an oval-shaped, cocoon-like structure that is found under the ground which when gently broken open produces a l... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Brandon Martin

The Fruits of Our Labor

The last six months of my melancholy life were spent operating a machine. I was responsible for making sure the reactors were working smoothly, so most of my time at work was spent slowly noticing the... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Isilay Yatkin

Understanding and Defeating Depression

Depression can have a profound impact on a person’s psyche as their mind slowly cascades down a slippery slope towards irrationality. It can cause them to lose all sense of hope, enjoyment, and excite... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
M. Fethullah Gulen

Finding and Existence (Wujud) - 2

(Continuing from the previous issue) The All-Holy Unity (Wahidiya) has an inward and outer aspect. We can call the former the All-Holy Divinity (Uluhiya), and the latter the All-Holy Lordship (Rububi read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Judy Ann Eichstedt


I packed up the car with as many of our belongings as possible, mostly blankets and clothes. I grabbed my Bible and flashlight and quickly put them into the glove box of my rundown car. I told my six ... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Numan Erciyes

The Sun: How Much Do We Know About Our Heavenly Lamp?

“Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the more often and steadily we reflect upon them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.” Immanuel Kant read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
M. Fethullah Gulen

Separation and Hopes

Again, I remembered the days of separation, Years mixed with tears passed by. I shuddered and froze in my place; Friends had become reconciled with enemies.
 While the people swam in deep sleep, Valu... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Zeynep Durmaz

The Kidney – Our Underrated Organ

I had graduated from medical school, passed the specialization exam in medicine, and had been placed in the medical internship I long dreamed of. I was on cloud nine and was dizzy with joy, but it did... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Omer Yildiz

The Papaya and Its Healing Properties

The Papaya is an exotic and delicious fruit that has recently been making its way into some doctor prescriptions due to its abundance of nutrients and medicinal components. It is a sweet and musk-scen... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Hikmet Isik

The Weight of Our Assumptions About Others - 1

Question: While sayings of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, counsel against condemning believers to shame, despising them, and disclosing their faults, they also enjoin not remaining silent and un... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
The Fountain

Science Square (Issue 137)

Cell-based therapy may be used to treat obesity and diabetes Wang CH et al. CRISPR-engineered human brown-like adipocytes prevent diet-induced obesity and ameliorate metabolic syndrome in mice. Scien... read more..

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