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Islam Has Been Decreed For Me

Islam Has Been Decreed For Me

I embrace Islam in the UAE, Where gaining knowledge is almost everywhere accessible and for free. Alhamdulillah, familiarizing myself with the religion had been made easy.

The True Spirit of Jihad Made Me Muslim

The Arabic word “Jihad” is roughly translated as “to struggle and strive in the Way of God.” Jihad is to speak nicely to people when they speak poorly to you. It is a jihad to smile at others when you are not in the best mood. It’s a jihad to refrain from intoxicants…

Muslim Youth Embrace Islamic Pride in Houston

Assalam Regards At his Houston-area high school, 17-year-old Mohamad Alwan is one of the students spreading the word about the newly formed Muslim Student Association (MSA). The new group, which was only formed this school year, boasts about 30 Muslim students and even a sprinkling of non-Muslims. “We (Muslims) can’t hide in the shadows,” Mohamad, …

West Virginia Muslims Show Folks Who They Really Are

CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — American Muslims in the city of Charleston in West Virginia are seeking to spread accurate information about who they are and what they actually believe among their local community, Public News Service reported on March 11. “The instinct for many might be to get their information online. But in this case, …

Islam Is a “Yes Religion”?

Islam Is a “Yes Religion”?

When I was seven years old, I used to attend a halaqa (Class that teaches religion) of what I would call today “the Islam of No’s”. One summer day upon entering class, my stoic teacher and I got into this dialogue. “What is this?” My teacher glared at my hand. A shinny bracelet wrapped around …

Black & American- Islam Gave Me Hope

My Memories - Being Black American Muslim

For African-American folks that are Muslim, we’re little more scattered, so there’s not a community if you will. There have been times over the years where there’s been communities that have been started, but for whatever reason folks chose to go their own ways.

Flaws in My Religion Led Me to Islam

Flaws in My Religion Led Me to Islam

I lived, and continue to live, in a Jewish community in the United States where there is little diversity. And considering how much Judaism was involved in my life, I did not have any non-Jewish friends. But about a year ago, I began to chat online…

Surat Al-Hadid

Signs of Surat Al-Hadid

Surat Al-Ḥadid is the 57th surah of the Quran. It’s found in the Juzʼ number 27. Hadid in Arabic means ‘Iron’. This surah contains 29 verses, four Rukus, 575 words and 2,475 letters.

What Does Religion Mean to You? Perspectives on Faith in Canada's Sask

CBC Saskatchewan spoke to a variety of people throughout the week on religion Religion continues to be an important part of people’s lives in Saskatchewan, even though their religious practices may be changing SASKATCHEWAN – In cooperation with the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, a recent CBC survey has found that Saskatchewan’s religious population is decreasing. However, …

Great Flood and Noah’s Ark

Floods have always been a part of human existence. Seasonal floods increase soil fertility bringing nutrients as they also gave birth to the agricultural revolution and the first permanent human settlements on the riverbanks of Africa and Asia (NASA p.1-3). There is one flood, however, that continues to intrigue adventurers and scientists alike. Story Narrated …

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