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I Felt Like I’d Just Gotten Married

I Felt Like I’d Just Gotten Married

The main thing that Islam has brought in my life is serenity. I feel it all the time. It’s a sort of deflating of a balloon that’s about to burst. "It’s ok… you are safe, you are secure and you can get through all of this without all of the drama that you used to have… that got you nowhere".

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Starting to Wear Hijab

Starting to Wear Hijab

When a woman wears hijab and behaves accordingly (modestly and with morality), she is a living, walking symbol of womanhood. It is as if she is saying that she is not available for anyone to leer at, that she has a mind and knows who she is and where she is going.

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What It’s Like Being A Hijabi in the US

What It’s Like Being A Hijabi in the US

One last look in the mirror, Theresa. Make sure you don’t have anything hanging out of your nose. Are your eyebrows trying to run wild on your forehead? ... I tell myself as I put my purse on my shoulder and lock the car door. I stand up straight and hold my gaze forward with as much self-respect...

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Don’t Hate… Educate

Don’t Hate… Educate

Prophet Muhammad faced a similar situation after leaving his home in Makkah to migrate to Madinah upon the invitation of its citizens. When he got there, some of his Companions — from the immigrants — were so homesick that they got physically ill. The unity of society was at risk and needed an urgent solution...

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Muhammad Ali: The Phenomenon

Muhammad Ali: The Phenomenon

Muhammad Ali said: “I am Muslim. Islam has no relationship with the murderers who massacre the innocent in Paris or elsewhere in the world. Muslims have to remain vigilant about such people who use Islam for their ulterior motives…Such murderers, killing the innocent, leave a wrong impression in the mind of the people.”

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When it is Time to Pray

When it is Time to Pray

If someone performs his Prayer at the proper time, makes his ablution correctly, does the bowing and prostration properly and observes due humility, that Prayer will rise up, all bright and shining, and will say: "May God take care of you as you have taken care of me!"...

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What is a Mosque?

What is a Mosque?

When a person enters a mosque he or she would have left the hustle and bustle of the material world and retreated into a calm shelter or sanctuary. Mosques are houses of worship. Men are expected to pray all five daily obligatory prayers in a mosque, in congregation.

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