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Real Talk: Why Are Some Converts Leaving Islam?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. How many times has someone accepted Islam and declared Shahadah in the mosque, only for a month or so later people to ask “whatever happened to that brother who accepted Islam a month ago?” The fact is that there are many …

Here is What Convinced Me About Islam

Here is What Convinced Me About Islam

When I came across Islam and when I moved to work in Dubai, I learned more what I like about Islam. I realized that in Islam it is OK to ask questions; and every question you ask should have an answer, whereas with other religions it is just like you just have to have faith.

New Muslims Adjusting to the Reality of the Muslim World

New Muslims Adjusting to the Reality of the Muslim World

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard relatively new Muslims gasp: “But Muslims don’t do that!” It seems incredulous to them that people who were born into Muslim families, or even other new Muslims sometimes, can do things that God forbids or don’t do everything that He commands.

I was Forced to Accept Islam

How I Was Forced to Accept Islam

There were only two choices and one was no choice at all. I could not deny what I had discovered, ignoring it and going on with my life as before, though I did consider it briefly. That left only one option. I knew I had to accept it.

How I Gathered the Courage to Wear Hijab

How I Gathered the Courage to Wear Hijab

I wasn’t quite ready to wear the hijab at first, but upon realizing that it was an obligation, I wanted to gather the courage to wear it. So one night, I made a special prayer to Allah. While in prostration, I asked Allah to show me a sign which would encourage me…

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…

I Believe in Allah and Allah Changed my Life

I Believe in Allah and Allah Changed My Life

I used to be very adventurous. When I was young I wanted always to travel and look for adventure. But whenever an adventure was finished, I used to feel that life is empty. So I was looking for something else. So I traveled to many countries and seen lot of…

Priest: Jesus Led Me To Islam

Priest: Jesus Led Me To Islam

Anne was a priest for 25 years until a radical test of faith. When she mourned the death of her mother she was practicing an Islamic meditation technique that made her be more interested in Islam! Jesus led her to Islam.

I Grew up Hating Islam - This is Why I became Muslim

I Grew up Hating Islam - This is Why I Became Muslim

Greece was for more than 400 years occupied by Turks, and we were taught to believe that for every crime committed towards the Greeks, Islam was responsible. The Turks were Muslims and their crimes were reflecting their religious beliefs. This was actually a very wise plan…



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