Young singles of this ummah who wish to marry someone righteous and henceforth live a life upon the Deen of Islam, should therefore be forewarned that the trial of hunger and poverty might come from Allah as a test of their marriage...
As a new Muslim I chose not to tell my family about my conversion to Islam for a number of months. I did not really care what they thought about it, but I knew they would have some horrendous things to say about my new religion and I did not want to hear them.
Don't worry, you don't need to be perfect in the Arabic language in order to perform your prayer and have devotion in it. Being a convert Muslim myself, I would like to give you some useful tips based on my experience on how to get used to praying in Arabic and enjoying it.
The Hijab is not just the Veil, it affects the whole person. Hijab is dressing modestly by covering what is prescribed, be it with a veil, or a hat, and it is the way you act. You must be modest in your actions, and thoughts also.
When you embrace Islam and discover the beauty of it, you think all other Muslims see it as you see. You think all other Muslims are struggling to follow the right path and that they'll be all so kind and so nice to you.
By making the choice to wear the hijab, you are representing the Islamic faith and serving as a beacon of light for other Muslim women who struggle with choosing to wear the hijab as well.
If you’ve seen images from satellites, you can see the earth itself is just a tiny, tiny little piece, almost like a germ or even less than that. Then how we treat germs? We completely disregard them, we don’t care for them, we don’t appreciate them...
What causes these strong emotions regarding our parents? Why are we not happy, even if they are happy worshiping other than God? Why can’t we just let them be? If they disbelieve, it doesn’t take anything away from our hereafter.
Whenever I think it would be a good idea to recommend someone, I go through a list of criteria that I have to meet before I do so. The acronym “S.I.S.T.E.R.” helps remind me to give advice in the best way I can.
Some of the mistakes I made in paths and choices will follow me the rest of my life. Yet, for me, I must say there must have been a bit of an open door to guidance in my heart. Allah slowly opened this door till I could see the light of Islam compared to the darkness of the sea of desires...
One revert sister Aisha, stated: “I am of those who chose an Islamic name because my past is something I want to disassociate with, and have taken on a new identity. Islam has transformed my life, so I chose a name to reflect my transformation."