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I Thought That Islam Oppresses Women

I Thought That Islam Oppresses Women

Coming from the country side in Australia, I was never exposed to Islam. I knew nothing about it. I thought of it as an oppressive religion, whenever I heard about it. It wasn’t until I went to Malaysia, that God guided me in ways I never expected, Subhan’Allah.

We Bear Witness: Celebrities & Islam in 2018

MAKKAH – Many news stories about celebrities, Islam and Muslims have made headlines during the year 2018. In this mini-file, we offer you a glimpse of the stories and features that were the most interesting to our readers in 2018, hoping you enjoy reading them again. Sinéad O’Connor Finds Islam We’ll always know her best …

New Year’s Resolutions For Reverts – Setting Goals

New Year’s Resolutions For Reverts - Setting Goals

Why not shake things up this year and make New Year’s resolutions that you can strive to apply to each and every one of the upcoming 365 days? It’s as simple as making a list of all of the New Year’s resolutions you would like to fulfill and keeping track of your progress throughout the year.

The Origins of Halloween

Halloween - A Revert's Remembrance and Advice

As a child on Halloween, I was allowed to dress up but my parents didn’t approve of trick or treating. Firstly it’s like begging and secondly you really don’t know whose door you could be knocking on, and it’s not safe in this day and age. When I reverted 7 years…

Lonely Revert: No One Wants to Be a Mentor to Me

Lonely Revert: No One Wants to Be a Mentor to Me

In this counseling answer: “I know the feelings of loneliness can be overwhelming as a revert as we all need good Muslim sisters to do things with, learn from, and feel connected to. But, in sha’ Allah, it will change in time. I encourage you to reach out to other Muslims and other venues (meet-ups, study groups, …

The Prophet's Farewell Sermon - A Revert's Reflections

The Prophet's Farewell Sermon - A Revert's Reflections

When first learning about Islam, and I came across the final sermon, I felt a sense of peace because the Prophet had simplified some of the most important matters that afflict the ummah as a whole the most often. These points he touched upon gave a simplified view of Islam that puts it all in a nutshell.

My Journey to Hajj From Madinah to Makkah

My Journey to Hajj From Madinah to Makkah

Walking through Madinah is in a way a visit to the history of Islam. We went to the hill where the battle of Uhud was fought, standing on the rocks where the archers stood who minutes later changed the outcome of that struggle. We prayed…

Ramadan Was Difficult For Me

Ramadan was extremely difficult for this sister at the beginning because it was very long hours and food is a big deal in her family!

What Is The Right Time to Convert

What Is The Right Time to Convert to Islam?

Short Answer: My advice is that you go ahead and declare the Shahadah and then you can strengthen yourself by learning how to perform the Prayers and other forms of worship. If you keep delaying your acceptance of Islam until you feel you are “ready” you will never feel ready. Enter the fold of Islam and then gradually learn to practice …

Ramadan Coach for Newly Practicing Muslims

Ramadan Coach for Newly Practicing Muslims

Ramadan is like our off season training. This is when we have intensive training on remembering Allah, reading and understanding the Quran, doing more charity, giving alms, doing more acts of worship, whatever they may be… they may be extra voluntary prayers…



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