Prior to joining The Nation of Islam, I voiced what I wanted for my life and I had an exhausting list of questions that were hard to find answers for. So when I attended my first lecture on Sunday, January 12, 2014, it was shocking to see and hear some of what I wanted for … Continue reading My Journey in Islam is Transforming
I am a "Nation Baby" so I was raised in the Nation, but I did still choose Islam for myself. Because we are a curious people with free will, we all have that period of time where we wander from the religious beliefs that we were raised knowing. That lasted approximately six months for me. … Continue reading Allah’s love for His girl, Sister Terrika Muhammad
I am Zakiyyah Maryam and was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee in the Nation of Islam. My family's journey to Islam began with my Great-Grandmother, Willie (May Allah Be Pleased with her). She had to pick cotton when she was growing up. She was a sharecropper and that injustice system that kept black people … Continue reading Sister Zakiyyah Maryam’s Islam is Resilient
I'm in marketing and was offended when a story in the pipeline for Muslim Women's Day got delayed because "it's not a widely-known holiday". Because I'm taught to rise above emotions into the thinking of God, I realized that it is my responsibility to spread the Good News and represent as a Muslim woman. I … Continue reading Muslim Women’s Day: Sisters in The Nation of Islam
What I'm going to share is not my story alone. Your story is mine, my story is yours. So I ask: as I share my experience, will you reflect on self? I am beginning to appreciate the Cycles of Life. Allah wrote on my heart last night, I felt His presence so clearly. He imprinted … Continue reading I Live – Poem
On Wednesday, November 22, I reflected on when I joined The Nation of Islam. The Genesis of our journey, is a constant reflection that we should take the time to understand. As Sister Saron X from the UK shared, "We must always remember our Genesis as individuals, it holds so many keys to where Allah … Continue reading Follow your dreams by the season, not by your passion.
On July 8, 2017, I was accidentally burned by someone else, but the burn is my testimony, a message from God.
In life we tend to give love to everyone, but what are we doing to give love to self?
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