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Don't Forget This Manner on 'Eid Al-Adha

Don't Forget This Manner on 'Eid Al-Adha

One thing didn’t happen last ‘Eid Al-Adha, that I hope I don’t forget to do again this year. It’s from the most basic of Islamic manners and was lost on all of us. A European ‘Eid In small Swedish city called Linköping, I was listening to last year’s ‘Eid khutbah in Arabic. Like many non-Arabic-speaking …

Woman, mother Converted to Islam

9-Year Faith Journey Leads Mother, Daughter to Islam

Marina Zouaghi, her mother and family moved into their new home only two days ago. The two women who now live in Oak Creek, Wisconsin recalled the emotional, spiritual, and deeply personal reasons behind converting to Islam, Wisconsin Muslim Journal reported on August 6. Her spiritual journey to Islam started when she met an Egyptian …

Latino Muslim community in Dallas

Latino Muslim Community Thrives in Dallas

Uniting people of all cultures, the IslamInSpanish new outreach center in Dallas has been spreading information about the true Islam as well as helping Latino Muslims find more about their shared heritage, North Dallas Gazette reported. “I used to think Islam was for a specific culture from the Middle East,” said Jalil Navarro, a Mexican …

A Convert’s Letter to Born Muslims Before Eid

A Convert's Letter to Born Muslims Before Eid

Eid is a very special time for Muslims. It’s time for family gatherings,celebrations and re-connections. However, for a new Muslim, who doesn’t have Muslim relatives or friends to share the joy of Eid with, it would be avery depressingexperience with feelings of loneliness and isolation. SisterPaulina Rivera,a convert Muslim who knows these feelings very well …

Embrace: Supporting Muslim Converts During Ramadan - About Islam

Embrace: Supporting Muslim Converts During Ramadan

People in the US across backgrounds continue to enter Islam. Although a new faith often includes spiritual upliftment and growth, there are challenges. New Muslims and converts often encounter unique challenges that require Muslim communities’ support. “Converts need to be treated with patience and compassion to help them grow,” explained Nahela Morales, Co-founder of Embrace, …

Ramadan Converts First-Time Fasting Stories, Challenges - About Islam

Ramadan Converts First-Time Fasting Stories, Challenges

As a practicing Muslim since her conversion in 2012, Sara Hanson has fasted for Ramadan every year since then, even managing to forego food and drink alongside her Muslim-born husband since 2004. What she hasn’t been able to do, however, is divulge her chosen faith to her family, least of all her mother. “I’ve thought …

Muslim Convert Gives Insights into Her First Taraweeh Prayer - About Islam

Muslim Convert Gives Insights into Her First Taraweeh Prayer

In her first ever Taraweeh prayer, Fatima Bacsal, a Filipino who lives in the UAE, has recounted her feelings and how she was overwhelmed with high spirituality,Khaleej Times reported on May 9. “Taraweeh prayer gave me a sense of achievement. My first day at the mosque for Taraweeh felt as if God was leading me …

Being a Muslimah Convert in the West - About Islam

Being a Muslimah Convert in the West

Being a Muslim woman in the West at this moment in time is such a strange, dangerous, and amazing thing. On one hand, we have so many freedoms and opportunities to spread out in our spirituality and practice our faith. But on the other hand, we feel fettered by societal norms that contradict our Islam, …

Muslim Convert’s Ultimate Guide to Rajab (Including videos) - About Islam

Muslim Convert’s Ultimate Guide to Rajab (Including videos)

Are you at a loss about what all this Rajab excitement is for? Here are the best articles (and videos!) to help you get up to speed and reap some of the blessings of the holy month of Rajab. In a nutshell There’s A LOT to know about Rajab. Here is a great primer: -What …

Elderly Brit Converts to Islam after 14 Years in Turkey - About Islam

Elderly Brit Converts to Islam after 14 Years in Turkey

He ‘fell in love with Islam after reading about Prophet Muhammad…’ MUĞLA – An elderly British man living in Turkey has converted to Islam after getting to know Islamic traditions and customs during his stay in the transcontinental Muslim country, Yeni Safak reported on February 21. Cliff Peter Barber, 72, has been residing in Turkey, …



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