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Would I have to Reject Jesus? - About Islam

Would I have to Reject Jesus?

The biggest concern that I had was not rejecting Jesus, and Islam does it… Embracing Islam had made me a more conscious person; I have to be mindful in my dealings with my fellow brothers and sisters…

Inspired by Islam Since Childhood

Inspired by Islam Since Childhood

I spent more than half of my life searching for the true religion. I was born in a Lutheran family. When I was nineteen, I converted to Catholicism. I wanted to get away from the narrowness of my Lutheran home. I needed more spirituality.

Migrating without Moving: Performing Hijrah in Your Daily Life

Migrating without Moving: Performing Hijrah in Your Daily Life

There are several things that you can do that will both improve your faith and make you a better Muslim. These are what I like to call the “mini-hijrahs:” removing yourself from negative and detrimental non-Muslim influences and surrounding yourself with true submission (Islam) in as many aspects of life as possible.

Hijrah – It’s More Than a Physical Journey

Hijrah - It’s More Than a Physical Journey

Migration of the heart, or a hijrah to Allah, is a much greater and more fundamental journey we must all take. As Ibn Qayyim suggests, only in this journey, this leaving the familiar, does one begin to examine his own purpose. When thinking about any…

A Message to All Those Going for Hajj

A Message to All Those Going for Hajj

Just a quick video for the Hajjis who are going for Hajj: Hajj Mubarak to you guys! You’re about to embark on a journey of a lifetime; it’s an amazing journey subhanAllah!

My First Hajj - Tips and Stories

My First Hajj - Tips and Stories

This was unlike any other experience. We had read that we would all be reciting the above words, but yet the actual experience of reciting it, all of us together, created an amazing feeling of unity. This is a feeling you seldom find in the Ummah on a daily basis…

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

Are you performing Hajj this year? The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) has a great promise for you. Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said,“The reward for a Hajj mabroor is nothing but Paradise” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim). Here are 13 tips …

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.

The Logic of the Quran Led Me to Islam

The Logic of the Quran Led Me to Islam

One of the first things that stuck out to me with respect to the Quran has to do with preservation of the Quran. The Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) for a period of 23 years. And so this book was passed on by the Prophet Muhammad to his followers, and it has been preserved minutely since that time to this day.

Ramadan is Not the Month of Loneliness

Islam is Not Isolation - Seek Good Friends

While finding new friends is difficult, it is not impossible. We need close, long-term relationships; we need to be able to confide in others; we need to belong; we need to get and give support. In fact studies reveal that if we have five or more friends with whom to discuss…



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