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I Am a Convert to Islam

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    I'm a new Muslima. I converted on my own

    October 2013 and officially August 2014. This has been the most transformative, beautiful experience of my life. I pray at least 3 times a day (my work schedule is restrictive), and as a result of of just recognizing the things Allah has given me, my life has really improved...
    aishamarie aishamarie 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    Top 5 Funny Things Non Muslims Have Asked Me

    5) Can your husband see you with out that stuff on? ( could had said) ...No he has never seen me in our 7 years of marriage. ... 4) Where are you from ? No where are you really from? no I mean where is your family from? Said.... America .....America ......America.... whispering...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYou It's funny - I'm actually a #Muslim! The term used to conjure up images of backward Bedouin Arabs living far away. Well, living in North America likely had something to do with my ignorance. I got all my views from television – that box that people...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2014

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    I Am A Convert To Islam Since Aug. 27th 2012

    Right now it has been under two months logically and in my heart i know i am a muslimah. The shaytan keeps giving me doubts through non beleivers and my family. I really need to connect with people who were like me or know what Im talking about. I fear Allah(swt) and I want to be...
    jessica2231 jessica2231 22-25 12 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    This should help with your conversion.

    .. According to the Sharia law: • Theft is punishable by amputation of the right hand (above). • Criticizing or denying any part of the Quran is punishable by death. • Criticizing or denying Muhammad is a prophet is punishable by death. • Criticizing or denying...
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    My Story

    I am proud to admit that I am a Muslim convert. I converted officially to Islam in 2010. I converted for a number of reasons. The main reasons stem around the idea that I would prefer to preserve and promote world peace and kindness towards others. I will admit, there has been a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Everyday We Are More

    Alhamdulillah I am muslima!
    GlendaPR GlendaPR 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    The Bible And Jesus Convert Me To Islam

    I am a successful businesswoman with integrity. I was born in a Christian Afrikaans family and is the youngest of 6 children. My dad, now 77 and mom 72 did their best to bring our children up with good morals. We visited the church every Sunday, they read their Bible and they...
    HEER7102 HEER7102 41-45 3 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouHow are stylistic variations unique to the Qur’an? (continued)Example 1: Word order, sound and meaning:The following is an example of how the #Quran combines words, sounds, meaning and order to achieve its communicative goal, the result of which is...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jul 1, 2014

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    My Story Of How I Reverted

    I was a divorced mother of 2 boys I came from a Christian family and living is small town USA you never heard much about Islam or even heard of Islam at all. I remember September 11 2001 I was at work when I heard the news I remember thinking are we really at war and will it...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FUNCTION OF MOUNTAINSThe #Quran draws attention to a very important geological function of #mountains:“We placed firmly embedded mountains on the earth, so it would not move under them…” (Qur'an, 21...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jun 22, 2014

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    Searching For A Muslim Friend To Learn More About Islam

    Assalam alaikum, Greetings brothers & sisters, my name is Sebastian, you can call me Bastian. I'm really happy that I found this web and especially the name of this group. I'm born in a Christian family, and its about approx 1 years since I embraced Islam. There's not much...
    jishura jishura 22-25, M 9 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouMake Peace at any price."Say, 'I seek refuge in the Lord of daybreak from the evil of that which He created'" (Surat Al-Falaq (The Daybreak): 1-2)All information was obtained from: “The Most Beautiful Names of Allah” by Samira Fayyad Khawaldeh...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 29, 2014

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    Can I Convert?

    I'm a twenty something British woman, born and raised Christian and I never thought that I would considering converting to Islam. I began reading into it about 2 years ago, I had a boyfriend who converted and the sense of peace, calm and inner happiness it brought him, I cannot...
    EM1324 EM1324 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 16, 2013

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYou This day have I perfected your religion for you, completed My favor upon you, and have chosen for you Islam as your religion... (5:3) My first encounter with #Muslim people was through business dealings. Their warm and generous hospitality won my...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jun 4, 2014

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE SUN WILL EXPIRE AFTER SOME TIME“And the sun runs to a fixed resting place. That is the decree of the Almighty, the All-Knowing.” (Surah Ya Sin, 38)The Sun has been emitting heat for around 5 billion years...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 19, 2014

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some people believe that Muslims do not follow the teachings of Jesus (peace be upon him)Muslims believe that all Prophets (peace be upon them) taught the same message; to worship the one true God. Some of them were Messengers too, i.e. they...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 18, 2014

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: All non-Muslims to some extent believe that #Prophet #Muhammad (peace be upon him) was a liar, he was deluded, he was a false Prophet, or indeed he was a combination of theseIt will suffice here to discuss a few reasons why #Muslims believe...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 21, 2014

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYou The story of how I reverted to al #Islam is a story of plans. I made plans, the group I was with made plans, and #Allah made plans. And Allah is the Best of Planners. When I was a teenager, I came to the attention of a group of people with a very...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 14, 2014

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    well my story of how i converted to Islam

    started a couple months ago with some unseen personal events happening, i have family that are Muslims and i truly never understood Islam i didn't want to know about it because of all the bad things i heard about it like terrorism i didn't know what was fact then it came to...
    katt2014 katt2014 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23, 2014

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    Soon To Be?

    I am a 23 year old Canadian girl, born into a Christian family. At the age of 14 I decided that organized religion and church were not my cup-of-tea, and have not stepped foot into a church since (until that point I attended weekly Sunday school and confirmation classes, and my...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    Islam a Way of Life and It's My Way of Life

    I am a convert to islam. I converted 21years ago. Although I only class myself as a true practising muslim about 8 years ago. I met my husband when very young at college we fell in love and wanted to marry at the time i knew very little about Islam. In order for us to marry I had...
    hajja hajja 41-45, F 32 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    -6 MUSLIM BELIEFS ABOUT JESUS EVERY CHRISTIAN

    MUST KNOW- Muslims and Christians have much in common, both groups have enjoyed an amicable relationship throughout history (apart from a few unfortunate hiccups). The following are 6 Muslim beliefs about Jesus (peace be upon him) every Christian must know. 1. One cannot be a...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Love is patient, love is kind; it does not envy,

    it does not boast. It is not proud, it is not rude, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices in truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. And now these three remain...
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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouEquality“Indeed, the Muslim men and Muslim women, the believing men and believing women, the obedient men and obedient women, the truthful men and truthful women, the patient men and patient women, the humble men and humble women, the charitable men...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 15, 2014

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    OTHER HISTORICAL REFERENCES AS EVIDENCE

    Evidence from the JEWISH SOURCES: Talmud, b. Sanhedrin 43a: On the eve of the Passover Yeshu [Jesus] was hanged [or crucified]. ... Since nothing was brought forward in his favor he was hanged on the eve of the Passover. The Amoa "Ulla" (Ulla was a disciple of Youchanan and...
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    I Wish I Had A Friend

    I Used To Think That Friends Are Forever.But To Be Honest I Cant Really Count Not One Decent Friend That Has Stuck By Me.After All The Years Of Hurt & Suffering That I Faced & Overcome. I Still Used To Put Other People First And Look Where It Has Gotten Me.Alone & Fed UpI've...
    Supastahh786 Supastahh786 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    Wants To Post Video

    I never thought that I would be a Muslim I walked away from religon when I was a teen ager I was raised catholic and Catholicism confused me so I decided not to have a religon I was a wild teenager doing all kinds of things but when I turned 20 I became intrested in Islam but...
    chubbywhtgrl chubbywhtgrl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    Funny + Inspirational Convert Story

    The following is a true story of how an Australian man converted to Islam. Remember: no matter what, the most important thing that all of us humans need to remember is that at the end of the day no matter what you choose to believe, no matter what color skin you have, whether...
    ILoveAllah ILoveAllah 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    This Is How I "felt" Islam ..

    I've been through the most amazing experience ever when i was 15 y'o. I've never been religious, i didn't pray nor read Quran, i was so taken by all the music and the life joys that i couldn't even listen to Quran. When my dad used to put Quran in the car i used to put my...
    beyleb beyleb 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Are You Looking For Happiness?

    Happiness is a common goal that everyone strives to attain. Philosophers, intellectuals, doctors and artists alike have all strived in search of the causes of happiness and ways to escape anxiety.The reality is, however, that the proposed solutions achieve only partial or...
    flora0 flora0 22-25 3 Responses May 22, 2011

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    Touching Heart

    Aminah Assilmi This American lady, a former radical feminist and Southern Baptist from Oklahoma, studied the Quran, Sahih Muslim and fifteen other books on Islam in an attempt to convert the Arabs in her college class to Christianity and "save those poor ignorant heathens...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Dec 18, 2010

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    Under current laws in Islamic countries,

    the actual punishment for the apostate (or murtadd مرتد) ranges from execution to prison term to no punishment.[20][21] Islamic nations with sharia courts use civil code to void the Muslim apostate’s marriage and deny child custody rights, as well as his or her inheritance...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27

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    Alhamdulillah it is going on 10 years

    since I accepted Islam and as I have told all of you about how I reverted to Islam I left off with these words "Thats my story of how I reverted ...The real test came after" Many people have asked me about the real test and ask me to tell well In shaa Allah I am ready. By the...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):

    “O you who believe! If a Faasiq (liar — evil person) comes to you with any news, verify it, lest you should harm people in ignorance, and afterwards you become regretful for what you have done” [al-Hujuraat 49:6]
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouAllah helps those who help others."And how many a creature carries not its [own] provision. Allah provides for it and for you..." (Surat Al-`Ankabūt (The Spider): 60)All information was obtained from: “The Most Beautiful Names of Allah” by...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M May 11, 2014

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYou The #Prophet emphasises in the strongest way that people must show the young #mercy and people must #honour their elders.
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 22, 2014

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE PROPORTION OF RAINAnother item of information provided in the #Quran about #rain is that it is sent down to #Earth in "due measure." This is mentioned in Surat az-Zukhruf as follows:“It is He Who sends down water...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    I Love Being Muslim

    It has been the best, best thing ever happened to me - Embracing Islam :) amazing, I wish all the people could feel this beautiful feeling of knowing the truth.
    Leonella Leonella 22-25 2 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some think that when we #sin, it hurts #God#Allah (may He be exalted and glorified) is free from all wants, free from any shortcomings, and free from being #hurt. Human can be hurt, but Allah is too great to be hurt by anyone or anything. Our...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M May 19, 2014

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    Qur'an (4:24) and Qur'an (33:50) - A man is

    permitted to take women as sex slaves outside of marriage. Note that the verse distinguishes wives from captives (those whom they right hand possesses).
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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouThe Qur’an’s Challenge: A Literary and Linguistic MiracleArabic literary forms (continued)2. What is Arabic prose? (continued)Saj’:In his book, Ulum al-#Quran (An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an), Von Denffer, provides...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jun 12, 2014

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    Want To, But Still Wondering. I Need Support...

    Hello everyone. : ) I'm a 14 year old white girl from the United States. I never grew up with a religion, for my family thinks 'find your own way and whatever is right for you'. I've been searching for four years for my 'perfect faith' and I think that I've found it. I'm...
    Tol3ranc3 Tol3ranc3 13-15 10 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    It has been 10 years

    and 4 days since I said my shahada or I accepted Islam Alhamdulillah it has been at sometimes a hard road and at others times an easy road to travel but what I can say without a shadow of a doubt is that I am very happy and honored to be a Muslimah Allah knows I have not been...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F Apr 30

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    facebook.com/FavorUponYouGodThese Short Journey of the Qur’an posts are based on “Quran A Short Journey” by: www.onereason.org
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M May 27, 2014

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