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4 Stories of New Muslims Boosting Faith and Spirituality

4 Stories of New Muslims Boosting Faith and Spirituality

Being reminded of all that I had gained when I came to Islam made my faith instantly soar. I never hid to pray again. I was proud to worship my Creator. From that day on, I refused to hide in the locker room to pray. Becoming preoccupied by the day to day bills…

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

Short Answer: In learning to practice your new faith, take things slowly. The first priority would be to learn the five daily prayers. Making new Muslim friends is also very important while gradually increasing your knowledge of Islam. _________________________________________ Salam Dear Abdul Hadi, Welcome to Islam! May Allah continue to guide you and strengthen your faith. …

Eager Convert to Islam

What is Your Best Advice for a New Eager Convert to Islam?

Short Answer: One of the women at the mosque where I converted told me: “Take it slow. Your Islam should be like a ladder. Climb it one step at a time. If you try to leap to the top, you will fall.” Also, take good care of yourself, find a good support system for new Muslims, …

Tips For an Enlightening Eid Al Adha

Tips For an Enlightening Eid Al Adha

There is nothing like a celebration to serve as an “icebreaker” to let loved ones know about your newfound religion. Local mosques can support reverts to Islam by hosting an Eid get-together geared specifically towards new Muslims and their families…

New Muslims - 3 Easy Steps to Approach the Quran

New Muslims - 3 Very First Steps to Approach the Quran

The first bit of advice I’d like to give you is as far as learning and understanding the Quran is concerned, take it very little at a time. Don’t rush yourself, don’t push yourself into; and don’t stress yourself out that you don’t know everything yet, or you don’t know…

Combating Loneliness and Isolation as a New Muslim

Combating Loneliness and Isolation as a New Muslim

The most difficult part was telling my friends that I had made the decision to become Muslim. It was frightening, the thought of being judged and abandoned by people that I had called friends for years. Sadly, as time went by, a lot of friends did disappear…

New Muslims Express Their Feelings about Hajj

They have been blessed to perform Hajj via a program set up to help new Muslims perform Hajj and Umrah. These new muslims express their feelings about Hajj! New Muslim – When is the Best Time to Perform Hajj?

Halal Ways for Converts to Find a Spouse

Halal Ways for Converts to Find a Spouse in the Modern World?

Short Answer: Islam is flexible because life is varied and always in flux. If Islam is truly meant for all of human kind until the end of time, it has to be flexible in some ways. Having an arranged marriage is not the only Islamically sanctioned kind of marriage. If you intend to marry, you should be …

10 Good Habits New Muslims Develop

10 Good Habits for New Muslims to Develop

Islam is a holistic religion; it requires us to pay attention to our spiritual, physical and mental health. Therefore acquire habits that keep you healthy and add to your Islamic character. Getting enough sleep at night allows you to rise early to pray…

Looking for a Rope in the Sea of Islam

Looking for a Rope in the Sea of Islam

My own mentor throughout the years has been my first major Islamic studies teacher from Cairo. No matter where I am in the world, I always find the time to speak with him and learn more from his years of experience and guiding wisdom…



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