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4 Reasons Make Us Convert to Islam

4 Reasons Make Us Convert to Islam

A real convert tell their stories, and we can share their elation and excitement. There are even articles that explain exactly how to become Muslim. Many advantages are gained by converting to Islam, the most obvious one being the sense of calmness…

New Muslim – When is the Best Time to Perform Hajj?

New Muslim - When is the Best Time to Perform Hajj?

I discussed this recently with a local sister, Cath, as we have both been on pilgrimage to Makkah. She went there for Hajj with her husband two-and-a-half years after saying her Shahadah and I was able to go to perform Umrah with a group of sisters two years after mine.

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I Want To Become Muslim: How Can I Convert?

SalamDear Brother, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. May Allah bless you for choosing Islam as your religion and as your way of life! The Basics The first thing you have to do to convert to Islam is to acknowledge the two key tenets of the Islamic faith. …

New Muslimah - 5 Things to Consider Before Marriage

New Muslimah - 5 Things to Consider Before Marriage

The guardian’s role is crucial in the very early stages. He will be more able to spot subtle signs about a potential groom’s suitability, or lack of it, that might escape a new Muslimah who is unfamiliar with different cultures.

Working on My Relationship With the Quran

Working on My Relationship With the Quran

As I opened the Quran for the first time, I felt completely overwhelmed. Arabic text was like nothing I had ever seen before. As I glared down at the first page of the Quran, I felt disheartened, I felt like I had failed before I had even begun. I tormented myself…

When Converts Marry – Stories of Battling the Culture Clash

When Converts Marry - Stories of Battling the Culture Clash

Many converts think that inter-cultural relationships will be easy to manage; but in reality, it can be a true test of faith. Not only are you marrying someone from another culture, but you are in the process of learning and implementing a new…

A Convert or a Revert? How It Does Matter - About Islam

A Convert or a Revert? How It Does Matter

It was not until I had been a Muslim for a few years that I came to know about the term “revert”. Revert, a word used to describe someone like me, who was not born into a Muslim family, someone who came to Islam from another, or no other religion.

Feeling Measured on Faith?

Have You Ever Felt Measured on Your Faith?

This was my first time to be measured as a Muslim from the Muslim community. I thought it was an isolated incident with just me since I was the only one that was different. Although it hurt my feelings, I brushed it off and went about my life.

Remembering My First Summer as a New Muslim

Remembering My First Summer as a New Muslim

Coming from the land of 10,000 lakes means that being on the beach or boating is a part of local culture. While all of my friends and family were in their summer clothing, I still covered my arms and legs, and I could never find a good answer to all of their questions.



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