Feeling Empty? Give This a Read

The famous comedian Jim Carrey is noted to have said: “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.” What do you do in life when you get everything you wanted? What happens when you wake up every [...]

2018-05-03T15:50:26+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

It’s Harder to Get to Hell

Habeeba Husain   Back in high school, my Quran teacher argued it was harder to end up in Hell than Heaven. My class of sixteen-year-olds did not immediately agree with her. Oftentimes, Islam is portrayed as a list of dos and do-nots. Lots of rules and lots of [...]

2018-01-31T16:05:58+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Rebirth

Habeeba Husain   The stories of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (may the blessings and peace of God be upon him) are amazing accounts of what it really means to transform and leave the bad in the past. Muslims believe God gives many opportunities to repent for [...]

2018-01-22T21:53:50+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Blessings in Disguise

Habeeba Husain   I never considered myself a germaphobe. Learning about the tiny little bugs that were on my hands, pencils, and desk never freaked me out. But in many television shows I watched as a kid, there was always an episode focused around one character’s obsession with [...]

2018-01-12T23:13:59+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Why Islam?

By Dr Laurence Brown Let’s talk frankly. Almost never do non-Muslims study Islam until they have first exhausted the religions of their exposure. Only after they have grown dissatisfied with the religions familiar to them, meaning Judaism, Christianity and all the fashionable “-isms”—Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism (and, as my young [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:36+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Finding Islam

Dr. Laurence Brown There is a certain fascination with conversion stories, and for good reason. Frequently they involve dramatic life-altering events, sufficient to shock the convert out of the materialistic world and into the spiritual. Most who pass through such moments of trial and panic experience an overwhelming feeling [...]

2018-01-22T21:52:50+00:00 June 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Michael Wolfe

"I did not want to 'trade in' my culture. I wanted access to new meanings." - How an American writer born of a Jewish father and a Christian mother found spiritual fulfillment in Islam. After twenty-five years as a writer in America, I wanted something to soften my cynicism. I [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:47+00:00 August 4th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Cat Stevens

How I came to Islam - by Yusuf Islam From Musician to Muslim by Allah's Will All I have to say is all what you know already, to confirm what you already know, the message of the Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) as given by God - the Religion of [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:48+00:00 August 4th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Aminah Assilmi

This American lady, a former radical feminist and Southern Baptist from Oklahoma, studied the Quran, Sahih Muslim and fifteen other books on Islam in an attempt to convert the Arabs in her college class to Christianity and "save those poor ignorant heathens from the fires of hell." Guess what happened?! [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:48+00:00 August 4th, 2010|Uncategorized|
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