My Reversion to al-Islam by Aishah Abdul Muhaymin Whitaker

My Reversion to al-Islam by Aishah Abdul Muhaymin Whitaker When a Sister at the MECCA center requested that I share my story about my reversion to al-Islam, I was first honored and touched, then wondering how and where to begin. So here's my story, and as al-Hajj Malik al-Shabazz (Malcolm X) said at the close … Continue reading My Reversion to al-Islam by Aishah Abdul Muhaymin Whitaker

Slow and Steady by J’nelle C.

BISMILLAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHEEM Slow and Steady by J’nelle C. I have a big imagination. Always have. From my days as a young girl growing up in Queens, NY reading Anne of Green Gables, Little Women, and other books with no pictures (I really wanted to be like Belle from Beauty and the Beast). … Continue reading Slow and Steady by J’nelle C.

by Frank Slauson

Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim "Indeed, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves." (13:11) I know what I am supposed to say. I explain the circumstances of my life leading up to my decision to enter Islam. I talk about my frustrations with my family and friends. This … Continue reading by Frank Slauson

by Anonymous

In the world around us it seems that everyone is searching for happiness and meaning in this life, and some kind of purpose.  At some point, I too started searching for these things. As I was getting older I started seeing the world more clearly. It was a time when my elders were no longer … Continue reading by Anonymous

by Ron Smith

The earliest memory I have of Islam is from the ninth grade. I remember watching CNN in passing. The channel was showing women covered in black, holding machine guns and marching down the street. The host mentioned something about Islam. This image stuck in my head, and I remember thinking “that is one crazy religion.” … Continue reading by Ron Smith

By Zainab Ismail

It’s hard to believe how different my life was just 3 years ago. Alhamdulilah Allah (SWT) blessed me by guiding me to the straight path. My story was written by Allah (SWT) and happened solely by His will. In early 2009, I attended a wedding at a Catholic church, subhanAllah, I don’t know what it … Continue reading By Zainab Ismail

Return to Islam

By Talal Abdullah I was born a Muslim and remembered that was so.I experienced this realization weeks ago before taking my shahada. Be just and compassionate to others, strong in deed, manifest integrity and maintain appreciation for the creation in the heavens, to realize that there is a force or light as the prime mover … Continue reading Return to Islam

By Anonymous

Bismillahi Rrahmaani Rraheem, I was born to an independent, compassionate, heavily supportive, loving mother. Baptizes in Trinity Church, an Episcopal parish in New York City, much of my upbringing was centered on the church family. My mother encouraged development in music and art, much of which was derived from church activities. Church is filled with … Continue reading By Anonymous

Conversion Story By Abdullah Castro

I remember quite vividly as if it were yesterday walking with my grandmother to the local florist to pick out a handful of fresh flowers, and then continuing on with her up to the highest point of town to the burial site of her youngest son.  I was only 6 years  old, still a very … Continue reading Conversion Story By Abdullah Castro

A revert’s story

By Princess Glover Growing up, Islam was something I was barely-- if at all-- aware of. It was an obscure concept that I knew existed somewhere in another country, where the people and customs were completely alien to me and so far removed from my frame of reference. My ignorance was a product of my … Continue reading A revert’s story