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How Should New Muslims Deal with Racism?

How Should New Muslims Deal with Racism?

Never allow yourself to feel that racism is your fault. It isn’t. The person that is being racist is the one with the problem. The way I cope with racism now is to simply correct people politely, don’t argue and above all remember that it is a test from God, and He tests those whom He loves most…

Decoration As an Instrument of Deception

Decoration As an Instrument of Deception

To see things in their real light is to grasp the real meaning of life and its multifaceted realities to which the Quran often alludes to by applying such terms as guidance, wisdom, knowledge and comprehension. On the contrary, to see things in a different way is to be blinded by their false ‘attractiveness’…

Don’t Be Fooled by the Media

Don’t Be Fooled by the Media

When I returned from Spain, I spent a year reading books and watching lots of YouTube videos and researching online… not to change my religion, but just to find out what that religion is because my only perception of religion was through people in my country.

How to Face the Media's Attacks Against Islam?

How to Face the Media's Attacks Against Islam?

The modern day media battle depicts Islam and Muslims as inherently threatening and issues a challenge to Muslims; how will we rise to the challenge in the age-old struggle between good and evil; truth and ignorance?

What Muslims Are Doing to Stop Terrorism

What Muslims Are Doing to Stop Terrorism

If there are so many peace loving, law abiding Muslims then why don’t we hear the moderate* Muslims speaking out against terrorism? And the short answer is: The media is largely ignoring the billions of Muslims speaking out against terrorism in one breath, and then asking, “why don’t we hear from them?” in the next.

I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity

I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity

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.

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…

The Media’s Message about Muslim Women

The Media’s Message about Muslim Women

I knew the detriment the media could bring about, so it was no surprise to me when I realized that I had bought another media myth that Muslim women were oppressed. The media not only tells us what to think about ourselves, it tells us what to think of others.

Leaning Upon Misconceptions of Muslim Women

Leaning Upon Misconceptions about Muslim Women

Many years ago, before I came to a better, and well, more accurate understanding of Muslim women, it was hard to fathom why this group of ladies would cover themselves with so much cloth. Their dress-code was a glaring image…



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