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Be Confident - Hold Your Head Up High

Be Confident - Hold Your Head Up High

Your time is your life, and your life is your capital; it is the basis of your transactions with God, and the means to attain to everlasting felicity, in the proximity of God the Exalted. Each of your breaths is a priceless jewel, and when it passes away it never returns.

New Muslimahs - 5 Things to Consider Before Marriage

New Muslimahs - 5 Things to Consider Before Marriage

Once you have started to form a relationship with someone and develop feelings for them, the tendency is not to want to hear anything that could spoil things, and this is where the guardian’s role becomes most important.

The Jinn Made Me Do It - A Convert Narrative

The Jinn Made Me Do It - A Convert Narrative

Jeff’s journey to finding the missing piece in his life started, as he says: “When my mom started getting into hoodoo and voodoo, ironically. She was always taking me to one church or another until she got into some really dark stuff. I remember her and my…

Why Do Celebrities Convert to Islam?

When a famous person converts to Islam it often raises more than eyebrows, it forces people to ask questions about religion and about the nature and origin of humanity. People wonder why someone like Lauren Booth would choose a religion that was…

Hijrah - It’s More Than a Physical Journey

Hijrah - It’s More Than a Physical Journey

The first hijrah (that began the Islamic calendar) was a journey to new opportunity that we are reaping the results of to this day, as the Muslim community outside of Makkah prospered. Today the hijrah is still a journey, a migration we can all take…

You're Back From Hajj - Now What?

What does one aspire for or towards after Hajj? Do we merely return to our regular lives unaffected? Uninspired? One of the foremost thoughts a returning pilgrim has in mind is whether or not his or her hajj was accepted.

My Story Began Before My Ultimate Journey to Hajj

My Story Began Before My Ultimate Journey to Hajj

Fatima’s hajj is the ultimate journey because her journey begins before she receives the good news of the Gifted Hajj. Her journey begins with the first steps she takes towards consciously embracing the life of a Muslim.

Hajj journey within and without

Hajj - A Journey Within and Without

Hajj is primarily an inner travel, and when the pilgrims come from the most important of all the rituals of them all, the day of prayer at the Arafah plain, they come out as clean (inwardly) as newborn babies. It is a once-in-a-lifetime for most of us, when we get a chance like this, and as such, hajj is an extremely unique experience.

Malcolm X’s Strong Message from Makkah to America

Malcolm X’s Strong Message from Makkah to America

America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, and even eaten with people who in America would have been considered white…



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