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Hijrah Lessons for New Muslims

Hijrah to Madinah - Lessons for New Muslims

New Muslims can learn from this lesson that there is some light at the end of the tunnel. You might be treated badly or ridiculed by your families, neighbors and friends. Therefore, do like what the early Muslims did; endure the hardships with patience. Do not lose hope.

Eager Convert to Islam

What is Your Best Advice for a New Eager Convert to Islam?

Short Answer: One of the women at the mosque where I converted told me: “Take it slow. Your Islam should be like a ladder. Climb it one step at a time. If you try to leap to the top, you will fall.” Also, take good care of yourself, find a good support system for new Muslims, …

Returning to Work as a New Muslim

Returning to Work as a New Muslim

It can be very daunting to anticipate your return to work, especially if you are a woman and your headscarf easily identifies your new faith. However, nothing should come in the way of your new life as a Muslim. With diligence and trust in God Almighty, you can overcome…

Challenges of Being a New Muslim in America Today

Challenges of Being a New Muslim in America Today

You’ve entered a whole new world that is overflowing with the mercy and blessings of God Almighty. However, despite the newness of your faith, reality will sink in sooner rather than later. Muslims are a minority in America and a marginalized group that is maligned in the media regularly.

Tips For an Enlightening Eid Al Adha

Tips For an Enlightening Eid Al Adha

There is nothing like a celebration to serve as an “icebreaker” to let loved ones know about your newfound religion. Local mosques can support reverts to Islam by hosting an Eid get-together geared specifically towards new Muslims and their families…

How the Prophet Treated New Muslims

How the Prophet Treated New Muslims

We all like this moment, when a brother or sister enters the masjid on a Friday, and announces the shahada (declaration of faith), and the whole masjid start saying “Takbir, Allahu Akbar”. I cannot deny that this is such an amazing moment, to witness someone who just found the right path, and took that extra step …

How to Travel the World as a New Muslim?

Traveling the World as a New Muslim

Traveling as a Muslim is not different as compared to traveling before becoming a Muslim, as long as certain guidelines are adhered to. Tourists, Muslim or not, are required to be respectful of their place of travels, to represent themselves and their own country in a positive light.

The Pitfalls of Facebook for New Muslims

The Pitfalls of Facebook for New Muslims

It’s very easy to form relationships on Facebook. You’ve probably read different stories of how long lost family members have found one another on Facebook or even childhood friends who have reconnected after decades apart. It also has become a place where matchmaking takes place…



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