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6 Simple Tips to Boost Your Faith After Shahadah

6 Simple Tips to Boost Your Faith After Shahadah

It is important to realize that the level of excitement you felt in taking the shahadah will likely fade away as you get back to living. It’s inevitable and it does not necessarily mean that you are a “bad” Muslim or have done anything wrong. The faith, ebbs and flows just like a babbling brook in the middle of a grassy meadow.

My Daughter Is Shy of Wearing Hijab

My Daughter Is Shy of Wearing Hijab

 In this counseling answer: •Spend time helping her to calm down, and discussing what happened. Then explain to her about how praying allows you to take time out from life, and spend it with God. •Invite her to pray two raka`ts, and if she refuses, lay a place beside you for her to pray and say …

A Revert's First Eid Memories

A Revert's First Eid Memories

As a new Muslim and growing up with strong family bonds around holidays I wanted to keep some of my own traditions during Muslim celebrations, so I could enjoy and share my own special family food and activities. I started out researching my family’s holiday traditions and looking at the un-Islamic aspects in them.

A Day of Celebration

A Day of Celebration - Memories of My First Eid

I left home in what seemed the middle of the night and took the underground train to Baker Street, the closest station to Regent’s Park. I had been told that Muslims dress in their best clothes for the `Eid Prayers, so I had put on a suit and tie and polished my shoes until I could see my face in them.

How Can We Deal with My Non-Muslim In-Laws?

How Can We Deal with My Non-Muslim In-Laws?

In this counseling answer: Be gentle with your husband, but firm that you do not want his family to interfere in your boundaries at all and to let your faith be known. It is important that you set boundaries with your in-laws right from the start. Be open and assertive that you do not want …

7 Ways to Share Eid Joy with New Muslims

Most raised Muslims spend their time on Eid with family. And forget that new Muslims in their community don’t have Muslim family to celebrate the Eid with. With a little creativity and a dose of thoughtfulness, you can make the new Muslims…

Husband Committed Zina: How to Forgive Him?

Husband Committed Zina: How to Forgive Him?

In this counseling answer: • Have you asked him if he repented to Allah for this serious sin? • If Allah forgives, who are we to hold a fear or judge? • Continue to create new beautiful memories, share in activities that will bring you closer to each other and Allah. • Know the fact …

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How Can New Muslims Read & Understand Quran?

Short Answer: First, find a good translation of the meanings of the Quran in your own language. If it’s your first time reading the Quran, plan a quick overview reading and a second in-depth reading. Also, listening to the Quran being recited can really help. If you come across something which is difficult to understand or which …

My Journey Through the Quran

My Journey Through the Quran

It took me almost a year to read the Noble Quran in English. I also read the explanations on each page to have a complete understanding of it. The day I finished reading the translation of the Quran is one I will never forget. I felt a great sense…

My First Ramadan - Naomi's Story

Sister Naomi was scared about Ramadan at first because she had never known fasting like that! After being reassured she was going to be OK, she found that Ramadan bought her closer to Islam! How Muslims Around the Globe Use Social Media During Ramadan



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