Islam

new year resolutions, Salam Islam

The last days of the year are perhaps the most hectic times of our lives. Everyone is busy wrapping up what has remained unfinished, an incomplete project, an undecided...

anger management in Islam, Salam Islam

Do you find your temper on a short fuse when confronting your teenage child? Do you get mad when somebody cuts you off while driving? Don’t these make you clench your jaws, have a rapid heart rate, sweat or tremble? We all have experienced these...

eid al-fitr, fasting in ramadan, salamislam

Feast of Fitr (Eid al-Fitr) is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal [i]. It marks the end of Ramadan, the month in which Muslims practice fasting (Sawm). This Feast (Eid) is considered one of the most prominent occasions in the Islamic calendar...

success in Islam, Salam Islam

Success is something that all human beings try to reach. In this world, some people are known to be successful. Others try to become successful, like one of those successful people. And some people, who could never become like any of the...

new muslim, salamislam, convert to islam

I did not heed his warning. Again I went to Mr. Fernandez, then he asked me “DID JOSEPH, MARY, THE 12 DISCIPLES WORSHIP JESUS CHRIST AS GOD, AS YOU SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS DO TODAY?” I turned speechless.  I went back to our quarter in Zamboanga...

convert to islam, new muslims, salamislam

I was born in the city of Mansoorah in the Arab Republic of Egypt in an ordinary Christian family in which religion had not much significance.  We did not go to Church except on festive and ceremonial occasions.  As far as we were concerned,...

New Muslim, Islam, convert, religion, change

I used to literally think that Islam was an Island somewhere in the Middle East (which surprisingly is still a common misconception amongst a large portion of the population today, thinking Islam is a country).   I knew of the Muslim religion,...

new Muslim, Islam, love, convert

The current of life can drag you to a place you would never think of going.  Our fate is not in our hands, although it would seem to be; in its very veins are traces of handprint totally in contrast to ours.  I have learned this wonderful truth...

Salam Islam, search, truth, God, Allah, new Muslim, Islam

By Michael David Shapiro
I am ethnically a Russian Jew.  My quest began when I was 19 years old.  […]
My belief in God was uncertain.  […] One night I was walking to the kitchen, and encountered a dark fellow.  I remembered asking him...

Salam Islam, naming, change, Islam, Muslims, New Muslims

Everybody has a name and is known by that name among his/her friends, family and in the society. Names might seem as some letters simply put together that form a word, but there is more to names than that. Every name represents the identity of...

Quran, New Muslim, Salam Islam, Islam

My name is Mariano Ricardo Calle.  I am from Buenos Aires, Argentina. […] Since my childhood, I was connected with religion through my mom and my grandmother […]. I read the Bible since seven years old.  I began reading the Bible for kids in...

Salam Islam, Arabic, Quran, New Muslim, Islam, convert

My name is Abdullah DeLancey.  I am Canadian and I am employed as a Patient Service Worker at the local hospital. […] I was a Protestant Christian for all of my life.
My family brought me up in the Pentecostal Church until I was an adult at...

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