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Convert Woman Waited for Seven Years for A Born Muslim Man’s Family to Accept Her

I am writing this article to shed light on a problem within our ummah that I hope we can fix. Many people do not realize they are doing it or realize that it is wrong. We should be more diverse in our mindset. We need to get out of the norm of only marrying within

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The Best Advice I Recieved Before Converting to Islam

After studying the religion of Islam for 1.5 years, I was ready to read the Quran in its entirety. I asked a convert sister if I could borrow her Quran to read it. I also told her I was interested in converting to Islam. As she handed me the Quran, she gave me the best

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Granddaughter of A Pentecostal Preacher Converts to Islam

From the time when I was a child, so many things in Christianity did not made sense to me. Keep in mind, I am the granddaughter of a Pentecostal preacher, so the teachings of the Church and Jesus were drilled into my brain. I remember asking my Bible teacher at 7-years-old, “Why do we celebrate

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How I Remember the Holocaust as a German American Muslim Woman Today

My great grandparents came to the United States from Germany right before World War II started. They did not like what Germany was turning into and were scared of what it would become. For this reason, I spent most of my childhood learning about the history of World War II. At home, we would watch documentaries

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