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The Story of My Journey to Hijab

What do you think of when I say the word ‘hijab?’ Most people will think of the scarf that a lot of Muslim women wear to cover their hair. But that is not all that there is to it. When I converted, one of the first things I thought about was wether or not to…

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The Impact of Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) Message

The state of the world before the arrival of our beloved Prophet (saw) is known as Jahiliyah. Jahiliyah literally translates to ‘Ignorance’ in English, but also refers to Arabian society before Islam. Many evils existed during that time, such as tribal warfare, killing of female babies, the abuse and degradation of women, greed, racism, the…

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Dealing with Setbacks in your Imaan

I started this blog with a promise: to be honest about my experiences. Well, I have been wanting to write about set backs I have had for a while now but I felt ashamed and scared of how people would react. But, I made a promise, and the whole reason I started this blog was…

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A Convert’s Starter Kit

How do I do this? So, you converted to Islam? Masha’Allah! But what now? I remember when I converted last year, I was a little overwhelmed with all the things I had to learn and I felt like I had to learn everything at once in order to become a good Muslim. I think that…

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Beneficial Things to Do While Fasting

Ramadan Kareem! Alhamdulillah! It’s Ramadan! For a lot of us Ramadan falls during the summer holidays which, strangely, makes the fast harder than if we were working or at school. When you are at home, you get bored easily and boredom usually leads me to craving for snacks. So how do you keep yourself busy…

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Ramadan for Converts

So much to learn and so little time! 🙂 For all Muslims around the world, the month of Ramadan is a great month. It is the month in which Allah revealed the Qur’an as a guidance for the whole of mankind, the month during which we find Laylat al-Qadr, the month during which the gates…

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My Path to Islam… What’s yours?

I am a 21-year-old convert to Islam and will be writing about my experiences as a convert insha’Allah. In order for you to get to know me a little I thought I’d start with an introduction of how I found Islam. Before I get to that however, I would like to ask you not to…