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Your First 3 Practical Steps as a New Muslim

Your First 3 Practical Steps as a New Muslim

Not many people become Muslim just to say they are Muslim. People come to Islam to live Islam. And this takes learning. As you start to learn more and more about your faith, you will seek out other Muslims around you to learn from.

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 …

I was About to Suicide, A Video About Jesus Saved Me

I Was Suicidal, A Video About Jesus Saved Me

I was in a very bad place, suicidal. I was talking to someone that wasn’t there, asking for help for like three months… and I stumbled up onto this video on Facebook about Jesus. Whereas I thought Jesus was the Son of God, it was telling me that Jesus was a Prophet of God.

Help for New Muslims, What After Taking Shahadah

Help for New Muslims After Taking Shahadah

Salam Dear Abdullah, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We would like to welcome you to the fold of Islam, the religion which you think is the right way to follow. We ask Allah the Almighty to help you remain steadfast in following the teachings of Islam. Every day we hear …

convert secret

Can I Convert in Secret? Must I Announce My Choice?

Salam (Peace) Tom,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. I am happy to hear that you want to convert to Islam, but I also hear how difficult it is for you at this point in your life. May Allah Almighty guide your steps!  Take Comfort in the Struggles of Our Forebearers You may …

I Was Afraid of Islam and Muslims

I Was Afraid of Islam and Muslims

I was convinced that Islam was a misogynistic religion and that scared me… What if my partner becomes a bully? Or derogatory? Or worse, a woman beater? I had to do something… I had to stop him from practicing Islam. I began to watch some programs on…

Kindness of Muslims Leads Catherine to Islam

Kindness of Muslims Leads Catherine to Islam

I have always believed, since a young age, that our souls speak more than our mouths do. I appreciated this moment as the first time a woman in hijab interacted with me. It wasn’t until I met this Muslim family from Saint Thomas, who unfortunately weren’t traveling on the happiest of terms, that I knew I wanted to be a Muslim.

How To Say The Shahadah

How To Say The Shahadah

When you become a Muslim you must say the declaration of faith or Shahadah. Here is how to say it in Arabic with English translation.

I Thought It Would Be Easy

I Thought It Would Be Easy

I had been dating a man from North Africa for a few years. I had never met a man like him before. He had self-discipline and focus in life. He was respectful to women and was kind to everyone he met. I had never in my life met a man like him.



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