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I Used to Hate Muslims - This is why I Became One

I Used to Hate Muslims - This is why I Became One

I hated Muslims, I thought all Muslims should die, and anyone who even resembled Muslims, in my mind, that they shouldn’t exist, they should go back to their countries… the common American idea of what Islam is, but that was my own ignorance and following the media.

Letter to My Christian Dad

A Letter to My Christian Dad - I Found the Truth

My conversion didn’t come about because I thought that Islam as a religious practice was superior to Christianity, or because I thought Muslims were somehow more pure than Christians. From where I’m standing, those who play the “my-religion-is-better-than-your-religion” card have missed the point of their own religion.

Scientific Signs in the Quran Caught My Attention

The Scientific Fact in the Quran That Caught My Attention

What stands out in Eesa’s mind is the formation of the baby in the mother’s womb, the stars, the oceans and how science today acknowledges all these facts. He was blown away by this; he didn’t know there were people long ago who had talked about…

I Did Not Choose Islam, God Had A Plan For Me

I Did Not Choose Islam, God Had A Plan For Me

My journey to Islam actually began in January 2012 when I left the PhD program and decided to go to India for Ayurvedic treatment. I was offered two centers to go to, one was very traditional, simple, and the other was more of a resort with swimming…

A New Zealand Woman - I Found the True Feminism in Islam

A New Zealand Woman - I Found the True Feminism in Islam

The espoused doctrine of New Zealand is that you are free; wear what you want and do what you want… So my consideration is “Why can’t I wear my scarf? Why can’t I wonder about wearing my big dress and my scarf as I want to without being harassed?…

Khadijah - The Best Woman

Story of Khadijah: The First Woman to Accept Islam

The successful birth of Islam and the Muslim nation was due in part to the determination of Khadijah, the woman who was the first person to accept Muhammad as a Prophet of God and was later given the title the Mother of the Believers. Khadijah was born in Makkah…

What Does it Mean to Be a Convert?

What Does it Mean to Be a Convert?

The process of conversion is only the beginning. It is the starting point of a life long journey. A journey to our wonderful Creator. A journey trying to follow in the footsteps of our beloved Prophet (may Allah shower peace and blessings upon him). It is a journey on the path of lovers of Allah. And we become one of these lovers.

Finding A Mosque You Can Call Home

Finding A Mosque You Can Call Home

My own experience at my university mosque was incredibly positive. I was welcomed into the circle of sisters with open arms, met up regularly to study and forged lifelong friendships. My contributions to discussions and lessons were valued and I was never…

Visiting a Mosque Helped Me Discover Islam

Visiting a Mosque Helped Me Discover Islam

Over the following months, I attended my classes and, improved by knowledge of Islam, slowly I was falling in love. Through my contacts at the mosque, I managed to get acquainted with other Islamic circles, in particular the Islamic societies at the two local universities.

The Agelessness of Islam - Why These Young People Choose Islam?

The Agelessness of Islam - Why These Young People Choose Islam?

For Sister Jennie Fenn from the United Kingdom, it was her young son that brought the religion of Islam into her home and heart. “He came to me with questions about Islam after making an embarrassing statement at school that Jesus cannot be God’s son,”…



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