Tag Archives: Journey to Islam

Writing a non Muslim friendly version of My Journey to Islam

A non Muslim student asked me about my journey to Islam. I wanted to just conveniently direct him to my narrative My Journey to Islam, like I did with the others. However, I realized that I should make a much … Continue reading

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Why I cleaned my online profiles

I have spent half my morning, limiting my friends’ access to my photos and posts on my online profiles. I have also deleted some photos that are non Islamic: photos with cocktail glasses in my hand, boys, short skimpy dresses, … Continue reading

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How to build character? Mind your manners.

My parents’ constant reminders, have trained me to remain polite, respectful, and considerate to others. I had not understood, until today, that ‘mind your manners’ actually means more than being polite, respectful, and considerate. To God the best persons, the … Continue reading

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Jumaah Prayers and Dawah Programs

I need to establish networks! The only way I can do this is if I join the community prayers at a Masjid, and Islamic centers.

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Outgrowing Friends

I have been receiving calls, messages, and emails from friends. Last week, I stood up 2 friends. This week alone I got 5 invites. All parties at clubs and homes of friends and colleagues. I miss being with friends but … Continue reading

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Taking it easy

I feel blessed. Just to think that after 32 years of life, Allah has chosen for me Islam as my guidance. There is a reason for everything. The Prophet was a very soft spoken man who was easy on the … Continue reading

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Single Mom about Wearing the Hijab

Been thinking about wearing the hijab. I realized I am really not ready yet. When my daughter, Mia, sees me wearing it, even if I try to explain Islam and the hijab to her, she might not understand and would … Continue reading

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