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“O’ Allah I seek your protection from anxiety, sorrow, inability, laziness, cowardice, stinginess, overpowering debt and subjugation by fellow man.”

What to Say When Depressed and Worried? One Dua

Feeling down in the dumps, depressed, having the blues… These are just some of the terms used to describe a feeling of hopelessness and despair that can hit even the most positive of us at some point in our lives. However when sadness, gloom and unhappiness becomes a permanent mark of our lives…

When the bond between you and Allah is firmly fixed, obeying rules becomes something you want to do because you know it pleases Allah.

A New You: A 21st Century Guide for New Muslims

There are number of changes you may have to make to your day to day routine but there is no need to make them all in one day. That slate will remain clean so long as you are holding on to your connection to Allah no matter how tenuous you may feel that it is.

When new Muslims feel their faith is low, and they are alone, it is their Muslim friends who can encourage and motivate them.

2 Tips For New Muslims to Grow in Faith

New Muslims face various challenges after converting or reverting to Islam. I think that some simple advice is sufficient enough to overcome many of the obstacles which might face a new Muslim. This advice encourages the new Muslim to focus on both spirituality…

Allah made this Quran a miracle for Muhammad (peace be upon him) remaining forever, which shows his truthfulness after his death as well as that of the former prophets, since he confirmed their message and gave information about them.

5 Proofs that Quran is a Timeless Miracle

The Inimitable Revelation of God: There are many signs that indicate that Muhammad (peace be upon him) was indeed a true Prophet. The greatest of these signs is the Quran. In it Allah challenges the Arabs and others, until the Day of Resurrection, to produce something like it, as He says (interpretation of the meaning): …

Hobbies allow you to detach from the world and situations around you and enjoy something that does not require too much energy.

4 Ways to Find a Hobby You Love

Finding an activity you can take part in once or twice a week, or however often is feasible for you, that is purely something you enjoy doing and want to be part of is key to breaking boredom. As a child, many of us have hobbies. However, as adult life takes over…

The most important aspect of hijab is that it continuously reminds me of who I am and what I want to be!

It Changed My Life but I Am Still Me

Being a Muslim in the 21st Century and that too, in France is very challenging. You’ve got to be really strong. Despite all, hijab is my identity, my strength, and my pride. When life gets hard and destiny sends me far away from my family and my friends, my hijab gives me self-confidence…

Fasting in America is certainly a test of faith and the greater the challenge is, the greater the reward from God.

Ramadan in the US: A Challenging Experience

Ramadan in the U.S. is a wonderful, special time as communities across the U.S. come together to rejuvenate their faith. Aside from its individual, spiritual benefits, it brings people together. This is an arduous task to achieve in a busy, materialistic society as the U.S.

To walk the straight path often means to be justly balanced, not to add to nor deny what is considered to be confirmed knowledge of creed.

Protecting New Muslims From Extremism & Radicalism

The challenge of extremism is widespread, complex and difficult. However, if we aim to work for the wellbeing of our community and to be inspired by a Prophet who was described as a mercy to all of mankind, we must address this topic.

If you are able to go away for some time in Ramadan, it may help to relieve some of your parents' stress and  might benefit you all!

Ramadan with Non-Muslim Family

My father used to find Ramadan so stressful that he once suggested that I should move out for the month, so they didn’t have to deal with it. It didn’t actually come to that, but instead I try to make it easier and more natural by taking as many opportunities as I can to go out and have Iftar with friends.

All parts of the culture which you grew up in – humor, architecture, cuisine, clothing, preferences, social ethics etc – form who you are as a person.

Are You Maintaining Your Culture After Conversion?

Islam clearly identifies what is good or even required in life and what is bad or even prohibited in life. It sets clear boundaries that one should respect and maintain. But within those boundaries, Islam still gives you the freedom to be who you really are.



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