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 was blessed to be born and raised in The Nation of Islam with a personal decision to officially register in 2014. I joined because I saw no other way of life worthy to accept. None proved to be a path I belonged to. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan is the literal reason I was … Continue reading I Am Covered Through Trials
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 was born in the Nation of Islam, but I accepted for myself and officially registered approximately two and a half years ago. As a registered member, I am a part of the M.G.T. & G.C.C., Muslims Girls in Training & General Civilization Class. In short, M.G.T. to me means being willing to be shaped … Continue reading Sister Fatimah: The Revolutionary
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
"You put beans in there?", says everyone who doesn't know the power of the navy bean. This Saviours' Day, The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan let us know that it is now law to eat one meal a day. With slim Sisters and Brothers striving to obey, there are some concerns regarding weight. Some of us … Continue reading Navy Bean Smoothie/Shake
On a typical moment of scrolling on Facebook, I smiled when I noticed a Sister expressing her love for wearing a garment. In my elation, I had to stop and read her post. In it she was sharing how thankful she was to have and wear a garment that is instructed for Sisters who are … Continue reading Wearing a garment is naturally beautiful.
Psalm 1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like … Continue reading Psalm 1: Reflections
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.