Posts Tagged ‘ revert ’

Down to Earth – With a Bump

Dec 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, Religion, World

It doesn’t happen quickly, it takes time. For a long time you can’t imagine it happening at all. Then one morning, you wake up and it’s living within you. A spiky, pebble in the midst of joyous certainty; disappointment. Disappointment in the Ummah, you are now a part of. For ‘born Muslims’ the acknowledgement that […]

My Journey to Islam and Reaction of My Family

Jan 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, Religion, World

Lauren Booth, broadcaster and journalist, is former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s sister-in-law, who converted to Islam in 2010. Here below is her journey to Islam and the heart-warming reaction of her family in this translated version of a recent interview: I thank Allah for giving me the chance to spend a month with the […]

Maryam Jameelah: ‘With An Eyeful of Madina’s Dust’

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, World

“You have to read these”, my friend compelled me, giving me a couple of yellowed, printed-long-ago sort of books. That gave me my first glimpse into the fascinating life and inspiring works of Maryam Jameelah. Born as Margaret Marcus into an American Jewish family who cared little for religion and were active believers in the […]

Maryam Jameelah’s Open Letter to Her Parents

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, World

Maryam Jameelah (Margret Marcus), born in New York to a Jewish family explored Judaism and other faiths, converted to Islam in 1961 and emigrated to Pakistan. She is an author of over thirty books on Islamic culture and history and a prominent female voice for Islam. Below is her letter that she wrote to her parents from Pakistan: “Dear Mother and […]

Their Journeys to Islam

Feb 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Religion, World

The following videos were recorded by one of our team members attending ‘Discovering Islam Week at London School of Economics on the 10th February 2012. These beautiful people have their beautiful stories of their journeys to peace which are fresheners of faith to us and reminders of the forgotten blessing of Islam which remains beautifully […]

In Quest of Peace – A Revert’s Story

Jan 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Religion, World

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 did believe in God, but did not believe in all that “church stuff”: […]