These were some of the nagging questions I was too shy to ask for fear of looking like an idiot. So the questions mounted and I became paralyzed. I delayed my conversion to find out more, but what I found was that I didn’t need to do that.
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) embodied the importance of a strong family unit in his own family life.He loved his first wife Khadijah so much that even years after her passing he kept good relations with her family.
Many converts go through similar heart wrenching situations. They convert to Islam after serious thought and consideration and then they have to tell their family about the choice. This is a daunting task and much dread doing it because they fear they will be rejected.
I plan to tell them when the time is right. My question is regarding a traditional dish that contains pork.
I’m a 32 adult unmarried lady. Still being at this age, do I need permission from my parents to make every little move to go outside
I had been dating a man from North Africa for a few years. I had never met a man like him before. He had self-discipline and focus in life. He was respectful to women and was kind to everyone he met. I had never in my life met a man like him.
When you think about `Eid, the words that first come to mind are probably not healthy, safe, nutritious and peaceful. However, focusing on these words can help make your `Eid the best one you’ve ever had. As a guest at an `Eid gathering, you should be aware that there are a number of herbs that …
My first desire was to learn Arabic, but my soul awakened when I began to read the Quran. Maybe it was better because I began to read it in Arabic directly, while I was consulting a dictionary. I could realize that what the Quran says was the parts that were missing in the Bible…
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.
Social expectations can make some women feel like they have to choose between family or their worship in Ramadan. We all have multiple responsibilities, and while that means we have to work hard to balance them, that also means we don’t have to choose between one or the other. For both men and women, caring …