It’s hard being a convert (or revert as some call it) Muslim, I’m not going to lie and tell you it isn’t. It’s not hard because I get up early to pray; nor because I fast for 30 days at a time; or even because I’ve changed how I dress – moving my scarf up 4 inches from my neck to now cover my hair. It’s hard because sometimes it feels like the world is against us.
Every day there is something – arguments about everything from halal meat to headscarves, to whether praying 5 times a day makes you a concern for “radicalisation”.
I see it every day and from every direction – UK & Western governments and media telling us to be wary and concerned about Muslims, telling us we are not integrated, or we are barbaric.
My question is – does anyone actually ask a…
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