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Best Days of the Year: What to Do This Year?

Best Days of the Year: What to Do This Year?

With the current turmoil where I live, the upcoming 10 days of Dhul Hijjah will give me, personally, time to reflect on where I stand at this point and what can be done to improve myself. My willingness to examine my own possible biases is an important step in understanding the roots of stereotypes and prejudice...

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Is Islam Really Easy for New Reverts?

Is Islam Really Easy for New Reverts?

God guides us during this journey and once the Shahadah, or declaration of faith, has been publicly confirmed, some may be left wondering what do you do next? Many reverts are left stranded after reciting the Shahadah and thinking what have I done? Did I jump in hastily into something where I will fail miserably?

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Will You Seize the Gift of Dhul Hijjah?

Will You Seize the Gift of Dhul Hijjah?

Just as in Ramadan, where we strive to increase our self-control, good deeds and emerge better people in the sight of Allah, the ten days of Dhul-Hijjah similarly are a momentous occurrence. It is one of the many chances given to us by our Maker to regain the clarity and sense of purpose...

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7 Challenges Revert Sisters Face

7 Challenges Revert Sisters Face

The first challenge that most new Muslims face is learning how to pray. It’s not just an issue of learning the meanings and how to recite them in Arabic, but there are also the additional challenges if sisters are still living with their parents of how to explain it to them

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5 Prophetic Steps to a Happy Marriage

5 Prophetic Steps to a Happy Marriage

The Prophet would spend quality time with his spouse. He didn't live a separate life under the same roof. He would go on walks with his wife, travel with his wife, and seek her advice. He would engage in stimulating conversation. When was the last time you took spouse out for a nice dinner?

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