Revert Stories

  • May 10th '21

    Escape From An Alcoholic

    Laila met Emir when she was living with a family in France as an au pair. He helped her one day when her shopping bag split open, spilling apples into the road. He kindly retrieved each one but the delay meant she missed her bus. As she waited ...

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  • May 8th '21

    When The Storms Keep Coming

    “Why can’t I see him? You let us last time Mummy,” Esra asked Sinead for the third night in a row. They had just put the younger ones to bed, but all through bedtime, Esra somehow found a way to ask the same question. How many more e...

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  • May 4th '21

    From Down-and-Out Single Mum to Positive Parent

    For Aaisha, it has been a long arduous journey, a decade full of trials and memories of a man who did not love her or their four children.  Alhamdulillah she’s reached a safe haven: a safe haven within herse...

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  • May 2nd '21

    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 praye...

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  • Apr 30th '21

    From the Frying Pan Into The Fire

    She was worn down. Tired. Life after shahaadah had felt more like a death sentence lately. She was doing something wrong, and all this was her fault – she knew it was, because that’s what the voices in her head had been ...

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  • Apr 27th '21

    A Tale of Self-Discovery: How Alison Came To Islam

    Sakina had this amazing energy about her, Alison thought and her charismatic personality drew Alison to her immediately when they first met at Uni. As she got to know her, Alison’s curiosity was piqued: why does she w...

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  • Apr 25th '21

    Surviving The Cycle Of Domestic Abuse

    From a very young age, Asiyah had witnessed her father abusing her mother: he would come back from work and within minutes, kick off. It seemed to Asiyah that her mother never said or did anything to protect herself,&nb...

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  • Apr 23rd '21

    Lisa’s Love Story

    They met at Uni. Lisa was staying at a friend’s place when Danyal appeared one night with Lisa’s brother for a friday night pizza. They clicked immediately – his warm brown eyes, dark hair, and flashing smile made him irresistib...

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  • Apr 21st '21

    Orphaned By Accepting Islam

    This is Preeti’s story.  ‘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...

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