Muslimah Experience

The life of a Muslim woman
2019 – A New Year

2019 – A New Year

We just changed the calendar of 2018 and replaced it with a calendar for 2019. For those who go by the Gregorian calendar, today was the first day in the new year. Up until three years ago, that was the only calendar I knew, and it confused me how other

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I Married a Muslim

I Married a Muslim

I originally wrote this for my husband one night as I was reflecting on our marriage and the relationship we have between the two of us. As I showed it to him, he liked it so much and encouraged me to share it further. I have made some small edits

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The hijab

The hijab

The hijab is probably the most debated clothing these days. Everyone, whether they are Muslim or not, have an opinion on it! That fascinates me. It is only a scarf, a shawl, a dupatta, or a rag… Whatever you want to call it, in reality it is only a piece

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New Year, New Opportunities, and a New Blog!

Happy new year! I don’t have as a habit to make new year resolutions, but in this year I will try to keep this blog up to date. As an extra motivation for myself, I have bought a domain through Bluehost, which has also allowed me to set up the

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Ramadan and the Midnight Sun

Ramadan and the Midnight Sun

Ramadan Mubarak! (which means “have a blessed month of Ramadan”). Ramadan just started today and to me, it is a strange feeling. It is only my second Ramadan as a Muslim, so fasting is still new for me. Last year I was surrounded by Muslim friends in the United States,

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A Quran School for the Children

Today has been the most wonderful day. When I came back to my hometown, I was worried that I would not find any Muslims to pray with and talk to about my new life as a Muslim. But I had no reason to be worried. There are other Muslims here,

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How I became a Muslim (Part 1)

How I became a Muslim (Part 1)

It is late at night here, and I am currently sitting with my laptop, looking up a few things and jumping from one link to another. I am in Northern-Norway, and tonight it will not get completely dark outside. When I look out the window, I can still see the

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We love everyone

We love everyone

I went to the mosque this week for Jummah-prayer. It is a special prayer held every Friday afternoon in the mosque, that consists of a sermon followed by a short prayer. It is not required for women to attend, but I try to go every now and then just to

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