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MY JOURNEY TO ISLAM -Afrah Alshaibani – Canada

Image may contain: one or more people, sky, cloud, closeup and outdoorMay 2, 1996. Ever since I can remember, my family attended a non-denominational conservative Christian church (Church of Christ). I grew up in the church, taught bible school and sang in the choir. As a young teenager I began asking questions (as I think everyone does at one point in their lives): Continue reading MY JOURNEY TO ISLAM -Afrah Alshaibani – Canada

An emotional home coming to the Gaza Strip after three years and my reversion to Islam

Image may contain: 10 people, people standingThe delegation on the bus that draws into the Rafah Crossing full of the usual hopes and anxieties at reaching the Egyptian crossing into Gaza, were from Bradford and Derry. One of the group, comes originally from Palestine but his family, ethnically cleansed by the Zionists, spent years in Saudi Arabia, before the brother, Abdul Rouf AlHaddad moved to the UK. Abdul, as a holder of ‘travel documents’ since his birth in exile, was never able to return to the land of his fathers. Now, as a British passport holder of five years, he can return, as a British tourist. Not, according to the papers ceded to him by Her Majesty, as a Palestinian. But as one of her subjects. However, Palestinian in his blood and his heart, he certainly is.

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Beautiful Inspiring Story : Dad’s Blessings

gantionsA young man was getting ready to graduate from college.  For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car  in a dealer’s showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. Continue reading Beautiful Inspiring Story : Dad’s Blessings

A Story of the Snake Catcher

423921_10150675360943685_1986717562_nThe Snake Catcher picked up one of these seemingly lifeless snakes and took it to Baghdad, with the purpose of using it for a show. Showing it off, he made big claims as to how he had brilliantly captured the snake. Continue reading A Story of the Snake Catcher