Years went by, the challenges and my personal assessment in the church led me to question my faith. What came after was years spent in struggle that eventually led me to distance myself away from the church and into the worldly life once again
My name is Tarik Preston. I embraced the religion of Islam in 1988 at the age of 19.
According to rahyafte ( the missionaries and converts website): In this video, Yusuf Chambers, a Muslim convert from Britain, shares his journey to Islam and gives advice to those that are in the same boat as he was in. Source: https://www.islamreligion.com
On the 10th day of Muharram, on the day of Ashura, millions of Muslims will come to commemorate the martyr of Imam Hussain ibn Ali (AS) the third caliph of Islam and grandson to the last prophet of God (PBUH).
I learned about Islam from some of my Muslim friends, but it was from my own research that I found Islam and its true beauty. All the teachings from Quran then made sense, since there was a guideline for everything in life.
According to rahyafte (the missionaries and converts website):http://www.rahyafteha.ir
The ceremony began with saying Azan by Shahavi Aramponi, Filipino reciter and memorizer of Quran, and in the end, a copy of the Quran and Nahj-al-Balagha was given to her.
According to rahyafte ( the missionaries and converts website):
If your family and friends can see a great change in you, one for the better they will see that Islam is a good influence, and makes you a better person. Your actions towards them must reflect this. Be patient both in learning your Islam and while you are waiting for your family and friends to accept the changes.