I read the introduction to the Quran, the first 3 pages, and I began to cry like a baby. This was not the Islam I knew. This was not the Arab thing I was taught to think was...
In Tunisia, I found people who didn’t really tell me everything about Islam. I really found people there who were so kind and who’d show me the sincere generosity that I only found in this part of
I worked as a secretary for a Muslim doctor, and we used to discuss religion. He would read to me in Arabic and then translate the meanings. I wanted to argue with him, so I bought a Quran in English.
One day I went to a library and I bought the Quran. I was so happy. Some time later I went to have coffee with my best friend and I was telling her how cool it feels to follow Islam. "You're crazy"...
My parents didn't know about this at first. It didn't take long before I found myself looking them directly in their eyes while they forced me to make a shocking choice: Islam or parents. It was very
How did I know about Islam? Like many girls around the world, through a boy on the net. I knew him and he wanted to marry me, but he told me: "If you marry me you will have to accept my religion."
In January 2007 I felt ready to declare the Shahadah. I wanted some sisters to be present for such an important event. A good friend of mine invited four other sisters to be part of this special event
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