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The First Time Brother Ian Saw The Kaaba

Brother Ian sees the Kaaba for the first time and he describes it as speechless. He really doesn’t have the words to describe what he feels! Amazing sight, subhanAllah! Beautiful View Of Kabaa

Confused by the Quran? So Was I

Confused by the Quran? So Was I

I had to learn the hard way that you have to read, understand, and think about the Quran in context. I started to realize this as I learned more and more about Islam. After I started to read books of Hadith and about the life of the Prophet Muhammad, reading…

Your Salah is Your Oxygen

If you are new to Islam or are just becoming more serious about your Islam, salah may slip your mind throughout the day, as you are not used to making time for it on a regular basis. The good news is that once you do make a point to pray on time every time, it becomes second nature and you will feel it missing no matter what you are doing.

How Can Reverts Bring Their Children to Islam?

How Can Converts Bring Their Children to Islam?

In this counseling answer: •At prayer time, make sure that playtime stops. It is only 5 minutes or so. If you need deeper prayer for yourself, do this extra after the obligatory prayers. This way you can be an example and teach your son. If he does not want to pray during prayer time, let …

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My Muslim Husband Doesn't Want Me to Pray

Short Answer: I agree with you that obeying your husband comes after obeying God. And if the two contradict then definitely you need to work harder in getting your husband to at least accept your commitment to God. What you’re doing is not at all extreme or going over the top, these are just the simple basics …

6 Tips For You If You're Scared to Wear Hijab at Work

6 Tips for You If You're Scared to Wear Hijab at Work

It can be a bit scary going through a job with a hijab on, especially if you live in the West kind of feel a bit of judgment going for a job. I see that so much with my friends who are hijabi and they haven’t gone for their first job because they’re scared of that. Here are some steps to help you:

Parents Cannot Accept That I Converted to Islam

Parents Cannot Accept That I Converted to Islam

In this counseling answer: • You can educate them on what a Muslim is by being a good example in your conduct and treatment of them. • Your parents do love you. They are just confused, angry and probably scared. • I kindly suggest dear sister that you if you seek out Muslim friendships in …

5 Embarrassing Experiences a Convert May Face

5 Embarrassing Experiences a Convert May Face

Everyone knows the basics of visiting a mosque; dress modestly, men and women in different sections and no shoes. Simple! But no one warned me about the kissing! I’ve lived in France, so “la bise” was not unfamiliar. But in the mosque it’s a slightly more complex issue.

From Runway Model to Full Time Hijabi

From Runway Model to Full Time Hijabi

A few months after working with the agency, I decided I no longer wanted to pursue modeling. I look back now and I believe Allah had a better plan all along for me to be where I am now, and not modeling and showing my body. I found Islam and took…

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Should My Friend Change His Surname After Converting?

Short Answer:  Having an Arabic name does not make you any “more” Muslim. There are few cases where a new convert to Islam would need to change his or her name. As for changing his surname because his father is Christian, he should absolutely not change this name. _________________________________________ Salam,  Thank you for contacting Ask …

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