Posts Tagged ‘Submission’

You Will Find Me, if Allah so Wills, Among Those Who Are Patient

By Shohala Hakim In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful. “And when he reached with him [the age of] exertion, he said, “O my son, indeed I have seen in a dream that I [must] sacrifice you, so see what you think.” He said, “O my father, do as you are commanded. You […]

Hajj: A Submission to God

By Noha Alshugairi I still remember myself as a young child of 6 moving from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia, struggling with a new country, language, and school. My first spoken language was the English of Nigeria; a mix of British English with an accent of the local dialect. My Arabic at the time was limited […]

Why Are They Leaving Islam?

By Matthew Longacre Whether it is in the masjid, on the street, or online, these incidents are too numerous to count. If you haven’t heard these stories, then you haven’t been listening. Every day, time and time again, a troubled Muslim reaches out and communicates to someone, in one way or another, that they are […]

An Exercise in Submission

In the moments that I actually force myself to reflect on our surroundings I notice one consistent characteristic in the creation of al-Kaliq (the Creator): absolute serenity. When you cut out the drone of cars on the freeway, the airplanes overhead, the construction vehicles, the horns, the beeps, and the limitless sounds of modern day […]

A Lesson in Gasoline

by Derrick Peat As a drastic change in one’s entire belief system can often be, converting to Islam was quite an experience for me. In addition to this sharp turn in my life, the time after my conversion has also been no less momentous. As a Muslim, I not only gained deeper insight about the […]