You’ve changed a lot inside, your heart has changed and now you’re ready to begin changing your life, but your surroundings have not changed. The people in your life have not changed, most likely, so that can provide a number of challenges.
Remember that while you may have been considering your Shahadah for some time, chances are this is all going to be quite unexpected for your family. So while you may be very excited and happy about embracing Islam, try not to come on too strong when you break the news to them.
When I actually started researching, I found a lot of things that I was really surprised, that there was a lot of rights that I agreed with in the religion, and a lot of rights they had given women...
Did you ever consider that you have been sent to someone else for a purpose, and not them being placed in your life for your benefit?
It became easier for me to practice Islam openly, and not hide it or be in the closet about everything, like when someone asks me about my faith I don’t have to be quiet any more.
Islam has given me the vehicle by which I have established a personal relationship with my Lord and Creator.
What can Muslims learn from the Prophet's wise leadership? He often consulted with his companions, and used to say “Give me your opinion, O people.” He was kind and caring...
The Sunnah (practice of the Prophet) recommends that while the adhan is being called, one should listen attentively and repeat it silently after the muadhdhin.
The message of the Quran is to say or believe that guidance that is coming from the Creator of the universe is the ultimate guidance, for God has the ultimate wisdom, power, and knowledge.
By inviting the refugees to participate in a meal celebrating their wedding, the couple did more than fill the stomachs of the hungry neighbors. They treated them as their brothers, and honored them as guests.
God has blessed us with the ability to make du’a, speak to God, your Creator and tell him your worries, your pain, tell Him you're upset and insha’Allah He will make this trial easy for you. Du’a has the power to change our conditional qadar (pre-destination), it is so powerful and will get you through some of your darkest hours.