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My Hijab Story and the Woman on the N Train

The day I finally donned my hijab, a year or so after I entered Islam, it was as if I had stepped behind a two-way glass. I was suddenly free to look around and observe the people, men and women, around me. One of those early days I remember…

My God is Your God - Why Abigail Converted to Islam

My God is Your God - Why Abigail Converted to Islam

Abigail is a quintessential sweet as sugar Southern Belle born and raised around the swamps of southeast Louisiana. She is quintessential in every way but one-Sweet Southerner, Warm-hearted American, and Muslim. Abigail is hard to miss.

The Bible and the Quran on Abraham and His Sons

Abraham (peace be upon him) had two sons: Ishmael and Isaac, also known as Israel. There is, without doubt, in the existing version of the Bible, an undisguised bias in favor of the Israelite branch of the family and there are clear attempts to confuse…

God Makes Me Feel Better

God Makes Me Feel Better - The Story

Knowing that the Lord of the Heavens and the earth has a plan for you, and is there to hold you as you go through this difficulty, was among the most comforting feeling for Alisha. At first I needed to really try and make her believe that better things would be coming.

I Wondered why Muslims are Proud

I Wondered Why Muslims Are So Proud

I was always curious why Muslims are so proud that they are Muslims. I was Catholic, a good one, but I always had doubts and I didn’t agree with some parts of my religion…

I Became Muslim Because Of Jesus

I Became Muslim Because Of Jesus

“Are you Muslim?” I asked him. He nodded, and with some prodding, revealed to me that Muslims both recognize and honor Jesus as a prophet. That detail caught my attention and got me thinking: Could Islam be the source of clarity that I was seeking?

Finding My Hijab – A Convert’s Journey

Finding My Hijab – A Convert’s Journey

Hijab was one aspect of Islam that attracted me in the first place. So much so, in fact, that I began wearing hijab –to a degree– when I was not even Muslim yet. When I saw women covering their hair, it said “serenity” to me; it said, “This woman knows she is…

Scientific Signs in the Quran Caught My Attention

The Scientific Fact in the Quran That Caught My Attention

What stands out in Eesa’s mind is the formation of the baby in the mother’s womb, the stars, the oceans and how science today acknowledges all these facts. He was blown away by this; he didn’t know there were people long ago who had talked about…

Who is the Billionaire Minister of Pharaoh?

What Happened to the Billionaire Minister of Pharaoh?

Qarun was from the nation of Moses, he is from the children of Israel. Allah said that he became a transgressor and tyrant against all the people of Bani Israel and he was one of the most transgressors during the time of Moses.

The Story of Prophet Abraham in the Bible and the Quran

The Story of Prophet Abraham in the Bible and the Quran

The Islamic Abraham is completely devoted to God. He does not question His commandments, he has two wives who have equal status, and he does not banish his eldest son. Abraham leaves Hajar and Ishmael in the sacred valley that will one day be known…



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