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Donald Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric Led this Woman to Embrace Islam
Donald Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric Led this Woman to Embrace Islam

  On the day Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States, a woman wrote on her Facebook page how his hateful rhetoric led to her embracing Islam. A year ago Lisa Shanklin began reading the Qur’an after seeing Trump’s hateful rhetoric: “It was Trump’s hateful rhetoric that led me a year ago […]

 
My name is Ann Marie and this is how I accepted Islam

(written in 2012) I am 27 years old and I live in Ontario, Canada. Five years ago I accepted Islam and became a Muslim. I moved away from my family when I was 22 years old and I was living in a new place by myself. I was going through a severe depression at the […]

 
My name is Jennifer and this is how I accepted Islam

6 Jan 2013 Assalamualaykum My name is Jennifer and I am 36 years old, from the United States. My life has been kind of strange. I was born the middle child, middle sister, in the middle of chaos. As a result of neglect, malnutrition and abuse, my 4 siblings and I were removed from our […]

 
My name is Meliha and this is how I accepted Islam

3 Feb 2013 Assalamualaykum My name is Meliha Senol. I am an Australian from Sydney. I came to embrace Islam around four years ago. ALHAMDULILLAH!! I would like to share with you a little about myself and how I came to accept Islam. I grew up in a very hard household where drugs and alcohol […]

 
My name is Aisha B and this how I accepted Islam

27 Feb 2013 From Darkness to Light Assalamualaykum My name is Aisha.  I am 42 years old, of Indian origin and settled in Sydney for over a year now.  I accepted Islam less than 5 months ago and the story I am about to tell willInsha’Allah renew the faith that you already have in the benevolence […]

 
My name is Alina and this how I accepted Islam

11 May 2013 Assalamualaykum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh I was born in a small city in Romania, a country in the South East of Europe. Romania is 97% Christian Orthodox but very much non-practicing. Religion has turned into tradition, folk, and culture. Religion is seen as something that everyone has, but that is not necessary […]

 
French rapper stuns fans, makes first TV appearance wearing hijab
French rapper stuns fans, makes first TV appearance wearing hijab

By Ramdane Belamri  1 Oct 2012   French rapper Mélanie Georgiades, known as Diam’s, made her first TV appearance with her new image.  Amid a nationwide debate in France surrounding attitudes towards the Islamic veil, or hijab, a French rapper has surprised fans by announcing her conversion to Islam and choosing to wear a headscarf.  […]

 
It’s Very Easy to Be a Muslim in New York
It’s Very Easy to Be a Muslim in New York

Sister Jasmine’s Journey to Islam By Reading Islam Staff My name is Jasmine Crawford. I converted to Islam a year and half ago. I chose Islam because I believe it was the right thing to do. I was asking God for signs and to guide me. And actually I was a Catholic and I just […]

 
My Love for Arabic Led me to Islam
My Love for Arabic Led me to Islam

The conversion to Islam of Karima Burns This Iowa student of Arabic became a Muslim in her heart when she started reading the Quran in order do to her university homework and couldn’t put it down. I sat in the Alhambra Mosque in Granada, Spain staring at the script that bordered the walls. It was […]

 
Mum: I Decided to Become a Muslim!
Mum: I Decided to Become a Muslim!

How a Minnesotan Woman Found Islam By Reading Islam Staff  1 July 2012 Even though he is from a different culture, religion and language and everything, my mother kind of recognized that we clicked My name is Julie Rudy. I became Muslim and I converted to Islam about 30 years ago. My background is pretty normal for […]

 
Californian Joanne Richards

How a Californian woman with a “fast and loose” lifestyle gradually found her way to Islam. My background was typical California American growing up in the early sixties. My parents raised us five kids as Catholic, but with the divorce of my parents when I was 11, we kind of fell away from the church. […]

 
Amina’s story

Irish lady recounts her  long and slow spiritual journey culminating in her conversion from Catholicism to Islam during the summer of 2001 Bismillah hir-rahman nir-raheem, These words resound in my head as I began to pray, something I have been doing for only 6 weeks now but it is the culmination of a long and slow […]

 
The conversion to Islam of Karima Burns

This Iowa student of Arabic became a Muslim in her heart when she started reading the Quran in order do to her university homework and couldn’t put it down. I sat in the Alhambra Mosque in Granada, Spain staring at the script that bordered the walls. It was the most beautiful language I had ever […]

 
Karla’s conversion to Islam

“How could you, an educated American woman convert to Islam – a religion that oppresses women?” – Blonde-haired blue-eyed, former Christian, Karla, explains how her theological dissatisfaction with the doctrine of Jesus as God and her discovery of  the rights given to women in Islam led her to become a Muslim. Glossary for non-Muslim readers […]

 
How did Sara Bokker (former actress and model) find Islam

Beauty And The East – How Sara Bokker Found Islam By Sara Bokker I grew up near a small town in South Dakota. The only religions I was exposed to were various denominations of Christianity. My family and I occasionally attended a Lutheran church, encouraged by my mother, and I was eventually confirmed Lutheran. I […]

 
Interview With Yvonne Ridley

By TMO | August 30, 2007   Six years after September 11, 2001 the majority of Muslims living in the West still dread this date. They feel a mixture of sadness and frustration. What about you? It is a terrible day in history and I think it affected everyone and continues to do so today. […]

 
Yvonne Ridley Converts To Islam – Journalist

Yvonne Ridley was the woman who was arrested by the Taliban for entering Afghanistan illegally. She feared severe punishment, but instead she was released after promising to read about Islam and emerged from her imprisonment praising the civility and courtesy of her captors. News reports of her embracing Islam have proved premature, but as she […]