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Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

It is very important that we find our own way in explaining to and dealing with our families. Every family is different. Every family has its own strengths and issues. The most important thing is to keep them close. We have to do our best to keep family, parents, and siblings close to us. Don’t push them away! Don’t be harsh with them!

Effortless Acceptance- Abigail and Her Family

Effortless Acceptance: Abigail and Her Family

When I asked Abigail if her relationship with her family had changed at all, Abigail said: “Everyone seems to accept me as a Muslim. And all those relationships are the same. But my relationship with my mom has gotten better. I make an effort to admit when I am…

A Letter to the Families of New Muslims

A Letter to the Families of Muslim Converts

When I first converted to Islam, my family had their worries and reservations. But over the years we have discussed, learned together, come to common ground and become closer because of it.

3,000 Expats in Oman Embrace Islam in 2018

MUSCAT – 3,000 expats have embraced Islam in the first five months in 2018, the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs in Oman has announced. “Since the beginning of January until today. Many of the new converts are Europeans, followed by Indians,” an official at the ministry told the Times of Oman. Over a week …

Stories of Converts in Ramadan

Stories of Converts in Ramadan

It was Ramadan and the time for reward was slipping away quickly. My cohorts and I decided to seize the opportunity. We set up in the mosque to pray through the night in the last ten days of Ramadan. In the small hours of the morning, we alternately snacked…

5 Tips to Deal with Your Non-Muslim Family in Ramadan

5 Tips to Deal with Your Non-Muslim Family in Ramadan

Living with non-Muslim family can be very tense and awkward during Ramadan, especially when it’s dinner time: “Do I hide in my bedroom and act like I can’t hear them calling me down or do I sit with them and not eat?” Choosing any one of these will just…

Stories of Converts' First Ramadan (Folder)

Stories of Converts' First Ramadan (Folder)

For new Muslims who are fasting for the first time this Ramadan, we prepared this folder which contains many interesting stories, reflections, and memories of reverts who shared their experiences of fasting.

The New Muslim's Field Guide

The New Muslim’s Field Guide (Book Review)

One thing that resonates throughout the book is the need to maintain your own person. How being Muslim isn’t about being Arab, Indian, or any other ethnicity. They explain how Islam was sent for all of mankind and how many of us converts believe that when we embrace Islam, that we are embracing a different culture.

Who Are the Strangers?

Who Are the Strangers?

Just who are the strangers? Is it me or you or the neighbors? Or is it the people at the mosque, or the other mosque? Is it all of us or none of us? Are the strangers those who have converted to Islam? Or the born Muslim who suddenly grows a beard, or puts on a scarf for the first time?

I Just Converted! Why Am I Still Being Tested?

I Just Converted! Why Am I Still Being Tested?

Something I had wished Muslims would have told me before I converted: Converting to Islam does not mean that life turns into rainbows and ice cream parties. I was made to believe that along with the forgiveness of my sins, converting would make life so much easier.



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