Muslim for the Holidays

It’s a great irony that the only time I ever got everything I wanted on my Christmas list, was when I was a Muslim. Continue reading “Muslim for the Holidays”

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The In-Between

Old stone bridge across the river with two people on it.Being a Muslim convert means you’re almost constantly balancing this strange in-between world, living neither here nor there. On the one hand, you have your old life: your family, friends, habits, and actions that were around prior to you accepting Islam. On the other hand, you have your new life: a life of God, brotherhood, mosques, imams and worship. And to each you are, in a way, an oddity. Continue reading “The In-Between”