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This Is How I Came to Prayer

Assalamualaikum-warahmatullah. Assalamualaikum-warahmatullah. The imam bellows the blessing into the grainy microphone as I dutifully turn my head to my shoulders, greeting the two angels that would reside with me until my grave. I shut my eyes and hold my hands up to the sky, envisioning a heavenly presence lifting my conscience and guiding me. I…

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There’s Always a Way to Pray

It’s happened to all of us: You’re on a lunch date with friends, at a sporting event, sitting in class, or putting in hours at work and it’s time for prayer. You’re not in the comfort of your own home or at the mosque — you’re in a public place with no designated area to…

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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…