Category: Journey towards light

Sister Zaynah

Sister Zaynah

As salaam Alikum Wa Rahmatuallah Wa Barakatuh, Dearest Brothers and sisters, let me tell you my story. My conversion to Islam was long overdue, I started learning about Islam from about the age of 15, but I only took my Shahadah when I was 25 years old. I had always...

Darrick Abdul-Hakim

Darrick Abdul-Hakim

My name is Darrick Abdul-hakim. I am a 20-year-old Muslim brother living in the United States. I currently attend Cupertino University, which won’t be for long since I am transferring to a University that suits my major in more malaise. I major in Old Hebraic and Arabian Literature and History....

Why I Embraced Islam – Sister Asiya Abd al-Zahir

Why I Embraced Islam – Sister Asiya Abd al-Zahir

Islam has been described as being the religion of Fitrah, the innate nature of all humans. It is not surprising therefore when we discover that Islam is being accepted as the only pure way of life a person can follow by millons of reverts around the world. Statistics show that...

Christopher Shelton, an Ex Christian

Christopher Shelton, an Ex Christian

My conversion to Islam began in my eighth-grade year. There was a Muslim student by the name of Raphael who first told me a little about Islam. At the time he was not so knowledgeable about Islam, but he put the initial interest in my mind which never went away....

A White Brit of Irish Ancestry

A White Brit of Irish Ancestry

My name is Martin, from Leeds in the UK; I converted to Islam 16 years ago when I was 29. I would describe myself as a white Brit of Irish ancestry and I was born into a Catholic family. I was an altar boy for some time and my father...

The chickens broke our gods  –  Abd-Allaah al-Mahdi

The chickens broke our gods – Abd-Allaah al-Mahdi

Before I became Muslim, my habit when I visited any city or town was that the first building I would enter or look for in that city would be a place of worship, a temple or church or whatever. Allah may He be exalted willed that I should enter a mosque...

God, Guide Me If You Are There – Abdul Wahid Pedersen

God, Guide Me If You Are There – Abdul Wahid Pedersen

When I look back upon my life, I can see that my present situation is a logical consequence of the sum of my acts and thoughts up to this point, but that, of course, is always the case for anybody. Thus my converting to Islam — or rather my accepting...

How I Came to Islam By Sara Bokker

How I Came to Islam By Sara Bokker

I am an American woman who was born in the midst of America’s “Heartland”. I grew up, just like any other girl, being fixated on the glamour of life in “the big city”. Eventually, I moved to Florida and on to South Beach of Miami, a hotspot for those seeking...

A New Faith Called for A New Behavior

A New Faith Called for A New Behavior

Richard Beauchamp sat in the parking lot watching the Muslims come and go. He had never been to a mosque before, and was nervous. When he mustered the nerve to go inside, he was greeted warmly. He said that he’d been raised a Baptist, but felt drawn to Islam. “They...

How Emily became Muslim

How Emily became Muslim

I said, Emily has become Muslim?!  She said, Yes, she became Muslim.  This news came as a surprise, and I asked myself, how did this woman become Muslim?  I had never noticed anything in the expression of this Filipina woman to indicate that she wanted to hear anything about Islam,...

From Atheism to Islam

Salam ‘aleykoum, I’m sorry if it’s a long story, but it’s a process that took years, for me anyway. I grew up in a atheistic family. In fact my family hated religion (in particular Catholicism). I remember my mother told me that we she was a child it was the...

The Story of Oum Hajar

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Islam, I am a Muslimah who reverted to Islam after I got married to an Egyptian Muslim. Alhamdullilah… Qadr… I am a foreigner living in Cairo, Egypt. I have been wearing the niqab for 3 years now, I have decided to wear it when I...

As If The Scales had lifted from my Eyes

Now, as a Muslim, I cannot understand the attractions of pubs, discos, nightclubs, expensive holidays and so on. If you are amongst a community of believers you derive your pleasure from sitting with them, discussing the wonders of our creator, or by enjoying with your family and doing things together,...