Muslim Convert Stories
Christmas can look different for reverts to Islam who come from one religion to another. Here is how sister Ashley handles Christmas.
She added that while researching Islam, she realized that her lifestyle would change completely, which induced worry and fear in her. But her fears and many other questions were attended to by a Muslim lecturer at a seminar. Just a day before, these questions were left unanswered by the priests.
Hijaab isn’t just for women. It’s more than a scarf. It is morality and also behavior. It’s for men too. Lowering the gaze and wearing wide clothes. Allah (SWT) ordered hijab for men before he ordered us to do so.
Take your time learning about Islam, do not care about what other people think of you. Only Allah (SWT) can judge you. Read the Quran and maybe you will find peace and tranquility too my brother/sister.
Nobody had ever spoke to me about Islam, I had never had Muslim friends. The only things I knew were what I had seen on the Television – the wrong ideas about Muslims and Islam. Therefore, it was almost impossible that I could have been influenced by any one.
I then came back to the idea of Islam and I started to read an online version of the Quran. This is when I started to feel better, researching Islam gave me purpose. Even at this point I didn’t think I would convert but I enjoyed getting to know the religion and I found myself getting excited when talking about Islam with my friends.
People may think that I embraced Islam after marriage, but to be honest I would fast even when I was a Hindu.
One day in September 1926, a young Jewish journalist boarded a Berlin train. His name was Leopold Weiss. All around him he saw faces that were unhappy and vacant. Europe’s high culture, the advancement of sciences and material progress weren’t enough to make its people happy.
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After becoming a Muslim, I felt much calmer and kinder. I used to be very hot-tempered person with little patience but have since tone down because I felt that as a Muslim we have to be peaceful and kind.