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We Thought He's Jehovah's Witness

We Thought He's Jehovah's Witness

It was 1984 I looked out the kitchen window and it wasn’t a Jehovah’s Witness, it was a short black man with a kufi… He introduced himself as my new neighbor and he said he’s Muslim and if I was interested in the religion. He gave me a copy of the Quran…

When I Was Invited to Check a New Translation of the Quran

When I Was Invited to Check a New Translation of the Quran

I was invited to make certain that this new interpretation of the Quran was easily understood. My work, of course, required that I read the Quran over and over again. Well, as you can imagine, having no knowledge of Islam, I had hundreds and hundreds of questions. I was shocked…

Be Proactive: Say Goodbye to Ramadan Loneliness

Be Proactive: Say Goodbye to Ramadan Loneliness

Think proactively. Ask yourself, who at the local mosque seems to be the most well-loved? Take note of what the most loved and sought-after people are doing at the mosque. They are usually the ones who bring food to break the fast.

American Converted To Islam Because Of Fasting And Ramadan!

American Converted To Islam Because Of Fasting And Ramadan!

This sister became interested in Islam when she was presenting a work lunch to a physician who was not eating or drinking. He was practicing Ramadan. She wasn’t aware of what this was so she was curious as to why he wasn’t even drinking water. She didn’t go to church on Christmas Eve or Easter, …

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…

New Discovery of Noah's Ark was Revealed in the Quran

Though the matter is of less significance than the story itself, people are curious to know where the Ark is. According to The Observer newspaper, 16 January 1994, a team of scientists said that they had found Noah’s Ark on the Turkish-Iranian border, 32 kilometers from Mount Ararat…

Love You My Chinese Husband: Your Arab Wife

Unfortunately, racism is not only a problem amongst non-Muslim Americans but the American Muslim Community has its share of it too. This goes back to cultural heritages and pre-Islamic traits that have nothing to do with Islam, however some Muslims have been unable to cleanse their hearts from this ignorance.

Preserving the Environment

The universe is enormously diverse in form and function. The universe and its various elements fulfill human welfare and are evidence of the Creator’s greatness. He determines and ordains all things and there is not a thing He has created but celebrates and declares His praise.



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