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I'm a Divorcée Living with My Parents: How to Survive Christmas?

I'm a Divorcée Living with My Parents: How to Survive Christmas?

In this counseling answer: “Certainly in Islam eating together and giving gifts is not forbidden and is recommended. If it can be done in such a way that does not symbolize Christmas directly then you could satisfy their own desire to do such things as a family, but in a way that is more congruent …

Surviving Christmas as a New Muslim

Surviving Christmas as a New Muslim

Many family members treat a new Muslim’s refusal to celebrate Christmas as a betrayal or negation of the family as a whole. For a new Muslim, you must put your foot down with kindness and firmness. You can explain your new beliefs and why you no longer celebrate Christmas…

Christmas Mubarak: Muslims & the Spirit of Xmas - About Islam

Christmas Mubarak: Muslims & the Spirit of Xmas

LONDON – The modern traditions of Christmas, from dining with family around a turkey roast, to shopping to fulfill the desire to give gifts, are very different from the historical context of celebrating the birth of Jesus, a man highly viewed by both Muslims and Christians. A new play, Christmas Mubarak, a production from a …

Christmas For New Muslims: Don't Isolate Yourselves - About Islam

Christmas For New Muslims: Don't Isolate Yourselves

Christmas time is fast approaching us and for many new Muslims this is a very difficult time. We are faced with dilemmas: should we go and sit with our families? Should we not? What many born Muslims don’t understand is that this time is full of traditions…

My Kids Want to Celebrate Christmas - About Islam

My Kids Want to Celebrate Christmas

In this counseling answer: “When refusing a child’s request, the main mistake many parents make is that they refuse it without offering something in its place. So, the point here is to explain to the children that we do not celebrate Xmasjust like many other peopleand explain why. By this way, they won’t feel isolated. …

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I Don’t Celebrate Christmas, I’m Not “Old Scrooge”

The story of a Christmas Carol has been told and retold thousands of times since it was first published by Charles Dickens in 1843. It tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly, old man who wants nothing to do with Christmas or anything associated with it, and who shows discontent to anyone who does. …

Dealing with In-Laws During Their Holidays

Dealing with In-Laws During Their Holidays

In this counseling answer: • It is important to get the right balance in this case.Ensure that you still pay her parents respect, but without forsaking your own religion and joining them or encouraging them in their celebrations that are contrary to Islam. • Remain patient with them and pray for them to be guided …

Christmas Season

The Christmas Season For New Muslims

When it’s Christmas season, most newly converts to Islam find it hard not to attend the feast and celebrate with their families like before. This challenge is certainly a hard experience. Also they’re put in situations where families, relatives, and friends…

Christmas Time Is My Family Time

Christmas Time is My Family Time

When I became a Muslim, it never entered my head that I wouldn’t be there because it was family time. We all looked forward to it. We were all older, most of us had flown the nest and moved to different places around the UK, me to Egypt. So it was an even more important time to meet up…



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