Adherence to the religion of Islam does induce a great sense of peace and satisfaction that is soothing to the body and mind. Achieving inner peace, while in a state of Islam, can have enormous effects on our faith and our quality of life.
We’ve all been on different journeys to get to that stage of taking the shahadah. Every journey is amazing and every journey is completely individual. Some people become Muslim because of the proof of the Quran. The Quran is the truth, it’s not debatable.
This will change your life. Do you know why? The mercy of Allah automatically descends upon a person who tries to make his or her parents happy. You are asking that Allah has mercy on your parents, the angels are saying: “Oh Allah, have a double mercy on this particular person.”
I was well aware that Allah's mercy, the guidance of Islam, was the only reason I was now able to display such a self-possessed, unflappable calm as opposed to the transgressions of my impatient past. Not only had Islam satisfied my soul...
This belief in the transitory nature of this life reminds us that every difficulty, every anxiety, every sorrow that we suffer from are transitory and a test and they will go away with time. But the reward will be everlasting.
You feel your faith slip slightly, and are worried. Worries envelope you so much that your day to day life is affected as well. What is happening? Have I actually made the right decision? Is God even listening to me? Why is God doing this to me? Haven’t I just given up everything for Him?
As Muslims we have a number of incredible opportunities to take on a number of the incredible challenges… so I’d like to talk to you about 3 or 4 things which we can think about: Each and every one of us has a responsibility to have a relationship with Allah. Nobody can do that for you...
Charity brings barakah to our wealth but it could benefit our time and personal matters. And sadaqah can save your soul from punishment in the Hereafter. There are amazing benefits in this life and the next. The best investment ever is when you give sincerely and not to be seen by others.
Before embracing Islam, be sure to spend time studying the faith, reading books, and learning from other Muslims. Your decision to convert to Islam should be based on knowledge, certainty, acceptance, submission, truthfulness, and sincerity.
The biggest concern that I had was not rejecting Jesus, and Islam does it… Embracing Islam had made me a more conscious person; I have to be mindful in my dealings with my fellow brothers and sisters...
One thing that really helps me in forgiving others is to remind myself of my own shortcomings, and the times that I’ve messed up by hurting others or my own self. Yet I still hope and expect that Allah will forgive me, because He is the Most Merciful.
Many converts go through similar heart wrenching situations. They convert to Islam after serious thought and consideration and then they have to tell their family about the choice. This is a daunting task and much dread doing it because they fear they will be rejected.