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I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity

I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity, Allah Guided Me to Him

I never went on like a journey to find the truth because being raised in the church as firmly as I had been I always assumed that I was upon it already. So what actually happened was that there was another revert brother that I went to school with, we were pretty good friends at the time.

How Strong is Your Iman? Take the Test

How Strong is Your Iman? Take the Test

The great beauty of iman is that the more actions (done with sincerity) you take, the more you will build strong iman and increase in all the positive emotions that come along with it. To help you evaluate what state your iman is in, answer the following…

2 Important Tips For New Muslims to Grow in Faith

2 Important Tips For New Muslims to Grow in Faith

One blessing I enjoyed in my first year as a Muslim was a few sincere and dedicated Muslim sisters. Though I could attend prayers and lectures at the mosque, meeting with these few sisters socially helped me appreciate Islam as a complete lifestyle…

AboutIslam in Exclusive Interview with Co-Founder of UK Education & Faith Foundation

With an aim to restore social harmony in the UK, UK Education & Faith Foundation (UKEFF) was founded in 2009. Over the past decade, the group has had various initiatives focusing on communal cohesion and improved understanding between different sectors of the society. On the sidelines of the 7th British Muslim Awards, which took place …

Converts and Their Muslim Communities

Converts and Their Muslim Communities

Sometimes, the first experience converts have with a community is a visit to a mosque. The critical first impression might be negative if the convert isn’t able to connect with anyone. Sometimes new Muslims have too many expectations of their community…

Why Always Me? I’m Losing My Faith

Why Always Me? I’m Losing My Faith

In this counseling answer: • Happiness is not possessing all that the heart wants. Because the heart will never be satisfied. It is rather feeling satisfied with what you have. • People who list more blessing every day were less likely to feel sad, unhappy or even overwhelmed when faced with an obstacle in life or …

Some Sixty Branches of Faith: Which One is the Best?! (Part 2/2)

So Many Good Deeds... How to Prioritize?

Editor’s note: How to tell if one deed is better and more rewarding than another? Dr. Wael Hamza discusses in this series a number of criteria that helps finding the answer.  In part 1 he highlighted the importance of  the heart actions and the essence of deeds. This part explores 5 more criteria to determine which …

It’s Your Life – Balance It with Your Faith

It’s Your Life – Balance It with Your Faith

It all begins with one’s connection to Allah. That connection, revisited five times a day with daily prayer, is the foundation for the right spiritual orientation that serves as the basis for balancing every other aspect of one’s life.

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Is Faith a Choice or a Gift?

Belief is a choice, and it requires an active conscious commitment to an intellectual process.  But faith is a blessing and not a choice.  Belief is an intellectual response to reality.  Faith is an emotional one. I will prove that faith is not a choice by soliciting the help of those who are obsessed with …



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