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Traveling the Islamic Style - 5 Things I Enjoyed in Tunisia

Traveling the Islamic Style - 5 Things I Enjoyed in Tunisia

I have just returned from the most amazing holiday in Tunisia. My husband and I traveled to the Yasmine Hammamet area of Tunisia. Although the area was commercialized to some extend for tourism, I still found that it kept many of its traditional roots…

Why Are Conversions Increasing with Terrorist Activity?

Why is Converting to Islam Still on the Rise?

I’ve noticed in my extensive research of Muslim converts, that just about every single one of them did extensive research which included reading the Quran, most often the entire Quran, sometimes several times over before coming to a decision.

Stories of Converts in Ramadan

Stories of Converts in Ramadan

It was Ramadan and the time for reward was slipping away quickly. My cohorts and I decided to seize the opportunity. We set up in the mosque to pray through the night in the last ten days of Ramadan. In the small hours of the morning, we alternately snacked…

Stories of Forgiveness in Ramadan

Stories of Forgiveness in Ramadan

After all, who am I to withhold forgiveness if I am so in need of it myself? But sometimes people do things that are just so intentionally hurtful that it tries even my forgiving nature. My brother is one of those people. He is the kind of person who…

5 Stories in the Quran Will Boost Your Patience

These 5 Stories in the Quran Will Boost Your Patience

Since having patience is something so important and necessary for each one of us, it’s not surprising that Allah has given us wonderful examples of patience in the Quran, patience displayed by the heroes of Islam throughout different ages and times…

Stories of Converts’ First Ramadan

Stories of Converts' First Ramadan (Folder)

For new Muslims who are fasting for the first time this Ramadan, we prepared this folder which contains many interesting stories, reflections, and memories of reverts who shared their experiences of fasting.

Converts - Between Religion and Family

Converts - Between Religion and Family

Many converts go through similar heart wrenching situations. They convert to Islam after serious thought and consideration and then they have to tell their family about the choice. This is a daunting task and much dread doing it because they fear they will be rejected.

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Imam Omar Suleiman recounts in this video two stories that both show how and why faith matters. Suffering horrible torture, Ammar had to speak ill of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). We follow the conversation between him and the Prophet on this incident. What about the Omar’s shirt? How does it relate to iman? …

What Does it Mean to Be a Convert?

What Does it Mean to Be a Convert?

The process of conversion is only the beginning. It is the starting point of a life long journey. A journey to our wonderful Creator. A journey trying to follow in the footsteps of our beloved Prophet (may Allah shower peace and blessings upon him). It is a journey on the path of lovers of Allah. And we become one of these lovers.

Prophet Muhammad - The Liberator of Women

Prophet Muhammad: The Liberator of Women

These stories are reflective of the Prophet’s mercy and kindness towards women. But he went even farther. He tried to liberate women from all kinds of injustice, maltreatment and oppression. He can genuinely be viewed as a liberator of women. He gave women such rights and privileges…



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