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I Felt the Power of That Night – I Found Peace

I Felt the Power of That Night – I Found Peace

It was Ramadan and everyone was fasting and they took me at night to the masjid for laylatul-qadr (the night of power in the last 10 days of Ramadan). I had never been in a masjid before, and walking in I could feel the power of that night. I went into the kind of dark room, and everyone was praying and a lot of people were crying, and I didn’t know what was going on.

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I Found God in the Australian Bush

I Found God in the Australian Bush

My meditation and contemplation had an impact on me. And honestly, deep inside of me, I felt that there was this burning flame of longing for that Higher Being ready to ignite me. I found myself having thoughts about God in His role as Creator and Sustainer.

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Almost All My Family Members Came to Islam

Almost All My Family Members Came to Islam

There was one question in my mind that nobody else raised. Would this Allah even listen to me? Me, a young, uneducated woman? In my culture, it was men who practiced and carried out all the official rituals. Men live in the monastery. Men are the ones that can obtain a higher form of spirituality.

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I Was Being Prepared to Become a Muslim

I Was Being Prepared to Become a Muslim

My soul was crying out and even my stubbornness could not squelch the cries. We started working together and discussing our respective beliefs. I had given up on Christianity completely, but when he started asking me questions, my faith surged and I felt I was a ‘Crusader’ defending the Faith from this evil “Moslem”.

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