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I Knew I Was Lost, I Asked for Guidance

I Knew I Was Lost, I Asked for Guidance

I met my neighbors who were Muslims. I thought I would do some missionary work. I always like to remind people about the Creator, goodness, and the existence of truth. What little I knew about Muslims and Islam was colored by the Christian-Judaic doctrine in which I’d been raised.

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Allah Wanted Me to Become a Muslim

Allah Wanted Me to Become a Muslim

My family asked me when I converted “So, are you going to wear Hijab now?” And I said “No way, I’m not going to do that”. I didn’t feel that was necessary at the time, but the more I was getting in love with Islam, the more I wanted to wear the Hijab also. That just felt right inside of me.

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Why Did Van Doorn Become Muslim?

Why Did Van Doorn Become Muslim?

“What causes a person like this to turn around?” Well, as a result of that film, he naturally was approached by many Muslims who tried to show him the light and at first he resisted this, but he went along just to see eventually how maybe he can talk some sense into the Muslims.

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Falling in Love with Islam

Falling in Love with Islam

For a minute I finally recognized myself and suddenly I could pinpoint that emptiness inside me. Then, I realized what I wanted to do. I wanted to become a Muslim! Just by saying it I scared myself and I had to blush. It was as if I was speaking of things that are forbidden...

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The Texan Who Found Allah

The Texan Who Found Allah

I went into a city of anarchy, death, and chaos. The echoes of its destruction I believe were a harbinger of the downfall of our civilization. But also the song of love amongst the believers is a new song of hope and revival. This love and sincerity I did not find in the richest and most powerful empire in the world.

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Blind Yet Seeing God’s Light

Blind Yet Seeing God’s Light

My reading material was very limited because I am a totally blind person and the material available about Islam in braille or on tape was not only very little, but also very general. I believe the reason was that the material that I had access to wasn't written by Muslims and it kind of painted a dark picture of Islam.

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Since I Already Am, I Want to Be

Since I Already Am, I Want to Be

I wanted to study Islam. I wanted to leave home for a country where Islam was alive and present in its daily form. My aim was to go to Egypt and study at the famous and respected Al-Azhar University. But the events took a different turn so I could write this story today.

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