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I’m in Love with a Sikh Girl

I’m in Love with a Sikh Girl

In this counseling answer: • I would kindly suggest brother that you let her learn Islam from the sisters at her local mosque. Let her tell her parents on her own as well. She does not need permission from her parents to study Islam. Allah guides whom He wills. • Should she take shahada, brother, you …

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How Do I Tell My Catholic Parents I'm Converting to Islam?

Short Answer: You could say to your parents, Mum, Dad, you know if a Catholic person wants to marry a non-Catholic it is best and expected that the non-Catholic will convert to Catholicism. Well, I’m not going against your upbringing, I really appreciate the way you have raised me, thank you. However, I have found something …

ConvertingTo Islam In The US Air Force

Converting to Islam in the US Air Force

Converting to Islam whilst in the US air force or military can be very isolating. Sister Lillian felt so isolated and her mom stopped talking to her. But then she had a huge surprise!

Thinking of Converting, Have Some Questions

Thinking of Converting, Have Some Questions

Short Answer: Are you happy with the direction your life is taking, with the decision to embrace Islam? If you feel peace within yourself and you are seeking knowledge then, there is no reason to delay. Try to talk to Allah and ask Him to show you the way. This should bring peace to your heart. …

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Do I Have to Wear Hijab to Take Shahadah?

Short Answer: You become a believer the moment you accept that the Creator and Sustainer of the universe and everything in it is One. Also, if you believe that He has sent His prophets to guide mankind to a most balanced life here, leading to a life of eternal happiness in the hereafter. Remember that Prophet Muhammad is …

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Recognizing True Joy in Life If I Convert?

Short Answer: If you choose to convert, you will still be Jala and you will still be British and you will still love your friends and family and most of the very same things you like and love today. When someone chooses to become a Muslim, they choose to submit peacefully and willingly to Allah, the …

We Thought He's Jehovah's Witness

We Thought He's Jehovah's Witness

It was 1984 I looked out the kitchen window and it wasn’t a Jehovah’s Witness, it was a short black man with a kufi… He introduced himself as my new neighbor and he said he’s Muslim and if I was interested in the religion. He gave me a copy of the Quran…

Convert Faces Modern-Day Abu Jahl - Brandi Marino’s Story

Convert Faces Modern-Day Abu Jahl - Brandi Marino’s Story

Brandi Marino’s story is one most converts can relate to. After converting in 2011, she faced a torrent of backlash from her Catholic family. Brandi learned about Islam from a message she received online. Not knowing who the message was from, she…

Starting to Pray

Want to Convert but Stressed About Starting to Pray

Short Answer:  Performing prayer perfectly is improbable as you have not been taught it yet, as you are a newcomer to Islam. So don’t worry and take your time learning. As for praying on time, prayer times are actually periods of time and not moments in time. _____________________________________ Asalamu Alaikum (Peace be with you), Thank …



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