Tag Archives: islam

My Journey to Islam Part 1: In the Beginning

In case you are unaware, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan recently ended. It is a month of spiritual focus, primarily including fasting from dawn to dusk every day. I mention this because it was four years in Ramadan that … Continue reading

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My Conversion Story Coming Soon . . .

So I know I’ve been promising for a while to share with my readers about my conversion, as well as why I chose to wear hijab. Inshallah, I will share those very soon. I am working on writing my conversion … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz Discusses His Turkish and Islamic Heritage

First of all, thanks to Pearls of Islam as I first saw this video on that blog! I found this video very interesting, not only as a Muslim, but also since my husband is Turkish. Many people are not aware … Continue reading

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Ramadan Blessings

So it’s almost the end of Ramadan and I’m finally getting around to writing this post . . . To all of my Muslim sisters and brothers out there, Ramadan Mubarak! For those who don’t know what that means, it’s … Continue reading

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True Islam

I think it’s time I shared my thoughts on a certain subject. I have hesitated in writing this post because I know that no matter what I say, there will always be people who want to twist my words and … Continue reading

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Finding My Balance

My absence from my blog recently has been a symptom of a problem I feel like I am always struggling with: the struggle to balance my life. Over the past year or two especially I have frequently felt overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Honey

It’s the time of year where everyone seems to be getting sick. Here in Texas at least, it’s pretty bad right now– I guess it hasn’t helped that the weather’s been jumping from 30 to 65 and back again. In … Continue reading

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How God Answers Prayers

I remember when I was a Christian that there was the idea that God always answers prayers, even if the answer isn’t something we always want to hear; or maybe that the answer was “no” which would look to us … Continue reading

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Finding Contentment

“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.” — Martha Washington … Continue reading

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My First Month of Wearing Hijab

It’s been one month exactly since I decided to start wearing a hijab. How has the experience been so far? Not bad actually. In some ways, I feel relieved and unburdened. Because I feel like I’m no longer pretending; the … Continue reading

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