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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, …

I Tried to Resist the Quran, But I Found It So Powerful

I Tried to Resist the Quran, But I Found It So Powerful

I remember trying desperately not to believe what I was reading; resisting it, and at one point closing the Quran and thinking: ‘I’m never going to read this any more’, but I couldn’t help myself. It was a very strong thing. So after reading a few chapters, I thought: “Well maybe my translation is wrong.”

No Mosque

Converting But No Mosques Near Me: What Can I Do?

Short Answer: Try to find some through the contacts in Islamicfinder. There are quite a number of mosques and other Islamic services in Hungary, though most of them are in Budapest. Islam should make you a better person, so much so that your family and friends notice an improvement in you. Don’t let yourself be overwhelmed by …

From Rio to Dubai - When God Knocked At My Heart!

From Rio to Dubai - When God Knocked At My Heart!

It was February, and I was playing guitar in a carnival in Rio de Janeiro. It wasn’t a good day for me, I was sad due to many stuff in my life, and I was in the street and I said I would go home. I was drunk with my guitar and I said I would go home. Walking in the street to my house…

I Converted to Islam in Dubai - This is My Story

I Converted to Islam in Dubai - This is My Story

It started actually when my elder brother converted to Islam. The reason why he converted to Islam was that he married a Turkish Muslim woman. So being his sister and wanting to protect him in his decision, of course we went to Islamic centers…

Converted to Islam- Why Should I State Shahadah in Public?

Converted to Islam- Why Should I State Shahadah in Public?

If you are contemplating to become a Muslim and you cannot directly find a Muslim gathering in which you can state your shahadah, this is not a problem. Islam is a realistic religion; it never requires something which is impossible to do for a person.

I was Lost - The Quran Solved My Problems

I was Lost - The Quran Solved My Problems

My friend and I bought some marijuana and were getting ready to leave when my friend told me that one of the guys there invited us to his apartment to give him a book. We left for the guy’s apartment, and when we got there, he gave my friend a book…

I Won Muhammad without Losing Jesus

I Won Muhammad without Losing Jesus

I can say that by becoming Muslim, I won Muhammad (peace be upon him) without losing Jesus (peace be upon him). This is really a point of strength in Islam which shows that anyone who loves Jesus can embrace Islam without having to stop loving Jesus because Islam teaches Muslims to love and believe in all the prophets of God.

This Scandinavian Girl Found Peace in Islam

This Scandinavian Girl Found Peace in Islam

Islam was something foreign. I grew up to believe that Islam is a bad and hateful religion that suppresses women. I couldn’t understand when women would choose to wear a scarf around her head. Muslims were the people you heard about in the news.

6 Simple Tips to Boost Your Faith After Shahadah

6 Simple Tips to Boost Your Faith After Shahadah

It is important to realize that the level of excitement you felt in taking the shahadah will likely fade away as you get back to living. It’s inevitable and it does not necessarily mean that you are a “bad” Muslim or have done anything wrong. The faith, ebbs and flows just like a babbling brook in the middle of a grassy meadow.



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