Tag: revert

Muslim, So-Called “Pious” Men Abusing Their Platform *Trigger Warning*

Written By: Kaya Gravitter In today’s time, I have seen that many people change when they become famous or when they come into money. I truly understand and always believed what my dad has told me, “Money changes people.” I have seen it among family members and friends. I have also seen it growing among

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There is a Price to Pay By Converting to Islam

Being a convert is a hard burden to carry. You have the weight of the dunya (this life), previous life, and your current life all on your shoulders, and you are constantly being pulled into a different direction with the devil’s assistance. I write this as I listen to a cover By Butch Walker Featuring

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Converting to Islam for Love? Here’s words from a Muslim Convert of Why You Shouldn’t. Article By: Ameerah Nahal

Though I, Kaya, do not care a women’s reason for converting to Islam. If you are Muslim, you are Muslim. If you are not, if you are not. It is none of my business. However, I would not personally convert for a man because I love God more than anything on this earth and the

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Who Has it Worse, Converts or Born Muslims?

I recently came across a post on social media where a born Muslim stated that,  “A lot of times I come across reverts/converts, who swear that born and raised Muslims have a leg up, are ungrateful, and just take Islam for granted” Being a convert myself, I personally have never said that born Muslims have

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Weight Gain From Fasting, During Ramadan? Here Are Ways to Avoid It.

Ramadan is the time of year where Muslims from all around the world fast for one month, give to charity, and feed the hungry.  The fast is to remind us, Muslims, of those less fortunate and who go starving on a regular basis. I know that may be hard to believe because when you usually

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The Rights of A Wife in Islam

Often Muslim women, converts in particular, are unaware of their rights as a wife, before and even after they are married. This is partly because many converts do not have a wali. In Islam, a wali is someone who protects, cares for, provides knowledge, and fights on her behalf. To a born Muslim, they are

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See Why This Muslim Man Wants to Marry Only A Convert

I know of many Muslims who refuse to marry, or let their children marry, out of their own culture or race. However, everyone has a specific person to who they would like to marry. I am always posting from my point of view or what converts have to say. This post shows one man’s want

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Making Friends As a Muslim and Introvert

If you are awkward and a introvert, like me, making friends can be extremely hard. Imagine that, plus being a hijabi Muslim and a convert to Islam. The odds for making friends are not in my favor. I would never survive the hunger games. As an introvert, I find solace in just being alone but believe it or not,

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The Dua Journal: The Power of Writing through Prayer

I have been journaling since I was 10 years old and it has been something that has always made me feel less stressed and relaxed me. If you are facing a difficult problem, sometimes it is just best to talk about it or write it down. I know in the Muslim community,unfortunately, a lot of

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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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