Five Tips for Converts Navigating a Halal Lifestyle Transition

By Shaylene Haswarey Recently, I was at a restaurant with my Muslim friends when a convert remarked, "That smells so good! I remember drinking that drink at gatherings, and I miss it." A waiter had walked by carrying alcoholic drinks. My convert friend added, "There's simply no replacement for [...]

2023-11-16T12:36:42+00:00November 13th, 2023|Converts|

Embracing Islam from Mormon Roots: A Journey of Faith and Identity

By: Shaylene Haswarey My interest in comparing Mormonism and Islam started during my senior year of high school in 1998, but my journey learning about my Mormon roots started much earlier. Journal Entry, Saturday, July 16, 1994, age 13: I had one of the best days of my life [...]

2023-10-03T17:44:15+00:00October 3rd, 2023|Christianity, Converts, Islam|

Navigating the Intersection: Muslim Parents and the topic of LGBTQ

The Challenge of the LGBTQ Agenda in Public Schools In Muslim communities throughout the country, parents are steering their families through a fast changing society, where they are taught to respect people of all kinds, regardless of culture, religion and identity while also holding steadfast to their own beliefs [...]

2023-09-05T19:06:56+00:00September 5th, 2023|American Muslims, Islam|
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