My Decision To Be Who I Was Created To Be

The pressure is gone.

So many thoughts I had about who I should be, ought to be, and need to be, for myself and others.

So much pressure, so much stress, and so much confusion.

Listening to what loved ones said I should be and shouldn’t be, some of them proclaiming to know me more than I know myself. Continue reading “My Decision To Be Who I Was Created To Be”

An Attitude Of Gratitude

The other day, a middle-aged man, who was with his young daughter, approached me for money. He mentioned something about needing to purchase something for his daughter. He said he needed $4. I wasn’t sure if I had an extra $4 to give him but looked in my purse to see how I could assist him. I am in no way rich but I do look for ways to help the unfortunate in any way that I can. Continue reading “An Attitude Of Gratitude”

Thousands Now Understand Quran Who Never Thought They Could

One of the most common questions I get from Atheists and former Muslims is about the Quran being in Arabic.

“Why would Allah send a book to guide humanity that only 3.5% of the human population can understand?”

As much as I hate to admit it, that is a legitimate question. Continue reading “Thousands Now Understand Quran Who Never Thought They Could”

Muslims Speak Out Regarding The Dallas Cartoon Incident

I have absolutely no sympathy or love for Islamophobes like Pamella Geller or Geert Wilders and their ilk. I do not wish… Continue reading “Muslims Speak Out Regarding The Dallas Cartoon Incident”

How To Overcome Waaswaas Part 3

When I first wrote the article, How to Overcome Waswaas, highlighting the struggles I went through with waswaas, I almost didn’t submit that article because it was so personal and it was something that I just didn’t want anyone about. Continue reading “How To Overcome Waaswaas Part 3”

You Don’t Have To Speak Arabic Fluently To Understand The Quran

Lack Of Arabic Skills Holds Many Muslims Back

I’m not a convert to Islam, but Arabic is not my first language. Nor was it the first language of my parents, both of whom were converts to Islam. Continue reading “You Don’t Have To Speak Arabic Fluently To Understand The Quran”