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A Letter to My Fellow Brothers and Sisters in Islam

A Letter to My Fellow Brothers and Sisters in Islam

Did you ever try to imagine what kind of commitment it takes to be a Muslim? It is not as easy as you may think. I want to let you into my mind. I want you to look through my eyes, and just know – if only for a moment – how I have felt, what I have dealt with and what it is like to for me.

5 Prophetic Pieces of Advice For Parents

5 Prophetic Pieces of Advice For Parents

In Islam, faith and family go hand-in-hand. Our parents have rights upon us, and when we become parents ourselves, our children have rights upon us. There are no shortcuts when it comes to focusing on and raising a righteous family. But there is…

7 Challenges UK Revert Sisters Face

7 Challenges UK Revert Sisters Face

One of the biggest challenges that nearly every sister faces is how to break the news to their families that they have accepted Islam. Especially now, with all the bad press that Islam and Muslims are getting, most converts anticipate a rocky ride when they tell their families.

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…

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…

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My Husband Insists to Sleep with Our Daughter

In this counselor answer: “Suckling a child, cuddling them and being tactile as well as via one’s voice, are ways in which a child bonds with one’s mother, and/or significant others. This is the nature of sleep at that tender age and is how a child feels secure in this strange world that he/she has entered …

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.

Surat Maryam: A Family's Source of Spirituality

Surat Maryam: A Family's Source of Spirituality

Getting married, having a family, raising cute children are all beautiful and natural instincts that Allah has put inside us. In Surat Maryam, this tendency is discussed  while adding the spiritual dimension to the father-son relation. What is your real intention behind marriage and having children? Did you plan for your children’s hereafter, as well as …

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…

My Job Is a Full-time Mother

My Job Is a Full-time Mother

British author, George Orwell, once said, “We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” As true as this may have been during Orwell’s lifetime—he died in 1950—it seems even more so in our contemporary discussions about the importance of motherhood. Why is …



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