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Orphaned By Accepting Islam

Orphaned By Accepting Islam

‘I can’t even look at you anymore!’ Preeti’s face crumbled at these words.  Was that really her father? Her beloved father who she had only ever known as gentle and loving.  She recalled that time when the family visited the lavender fields and as they walked...

Searching For Light Amidst The Darkness

Searching For Light Amidst The Darkness

She grew up in a landscape adorned with natural beauty and the artistry of men who constructed huge monuments of the Catholic tradition: looming cathedrals that basked in the Spanish heat.  But she also grew up in a land where the call to prayer...

“I’m living a double life.”

“I’m living a double life.”

“I’m living a double life.” At home, I am just a regular girl. I am my parents’ daughter and an older sister to my siblings. Outside of my home or at uni, I’m a Muslim. My family knows nothing about this, nor can I ever tell them… They...