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The Prophet's Farewell Sermon - A Revert's Reflections

The Prophet's Farewell Sermon - A Revert's Reflections

When first learning about Islam, and I came across the final sermon, I felt a sense of peace because the Prophet had simplified some of the most important matters that afflict the ummah as a whole the most often. These points he touched upon gave a simplified view of Islam that puts it all in a nutshell.

My Journey to Hajj From Madinah to Makkah

My Journey to Hajj From Madinah to Makkah

Walking through Madinah is in a way a visit to the history of Islam. We went to the hill where the battle of Uhud was fought, standing on the rocks where the archers stood who minutes later changed the outcome of that struggle. We prayed…

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I Want To Become Muslim: How Can I Convert?

SalamDear Brother, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. May Allah bless you for choosing Islam as your religion and as your way of life! The Basics The first thing you have to do to convert to Islam is to acknowledge the two key tenets of the Islamic faith. …

A Convert or a Revert? How It Does Matter - About Islam

A Convert or a Revert? How It Does Matter

It was not until I had been a Muslim for a few years that I came to know about the term “revert”. Revert, a word used to describe someone like me, who was not born into a Muslim family, someone who came to Islam from another, or no other religion.

Parents Cannot Accept That I Converted to Islam

Parents Cannot Accept That I Converted to Islam

In this counseling answer: • You can educate them on what a Muslim is by being a good example in your conduct and treatment of them. • Your parents do love you. They are just confused, angry and probably scared. • I kindly suggest dear sister that you if you seek out Muslim friendships in …

Marrying a Revert with a Different Understanding of Islam

Marrying a Revert with a Different Understanding of Islam

In this counseling answer: You should go slow with her when it comes to giving her all the information about Islam. She needs an exceptionally good amount of emotional support from individuals in the community to feel empowered as a Muslim. She can change and become a better Muslim, but it can’t be done with …

How I Came to Love the Prayer as a Muslim

How I Came to Love the Prayer as a Convert

I had begun to pray but the most important hurdle still remained – how was I going to fit so many prayers into my schedule. I was in my last two years at school, so I had to work hard which meant I had to do homework and study when I got back home.

What Is The Right Time to Convert to Islam?

What Is The Right Time to Convert to Islam?

Short Answer:My advice is that you go ahead and declare theShahadahand then you can strengthen yourself by learning how to perform the Prayers and other forms of worship. If you keep delaying your acceptance ofIslamuntil you feel you are “ready” you will never feel ready.Enter the fold of Islam and then gradually learn to practice …

Lonely Revert: No One Wants to Be a Mentor to Me

Lonely Revert: No One Wants to Be a Mentor to Me

In this counseling answer: • I encourage you to reach out to other Muslims and other venues (meet-ups, study groups, etc.) to make friends. • Check out your student associations and see if there are any Muslim groups you could join. Most colleges and universities have them. • Makedu’aa’that He guides you towards righteous, good …

I Showed the Beauty of Islam Through My Actions

I Showed the Beauty of Islam Through My Actions

I decided that actions would be a better way to show that Islam is making me a better person. Over time, they realized that I was being more respectful, I was calmer I guess because I found inner peace. Islam appealed to me so much because it’s a beautiful religion.



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