What is “Immersion Wednesday” and What Does it Mean for You?

Surely everyone by now is fairly acquainted with Project Conversion’s new website and blog structure, however some may be asking, “What is this Immersion Wednesday thing and what does it have to do with me?” So glad you asked. To answer this question, let’s review the theme of each of the three days in which […]

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Saying Goodbye to Islam

Today is my last day as a Muslim. No more constantly checking the time for salat, no more reading/wrestling with passages from the Qur’an, no more “Salaam’s” or “Ramadan mubarak’s”, no more standing toe-to-toe/shoulder-to-shoulder in a line of men prostrating to Allah, no more listening to the ethereal melody of the adhan (call to prayer), no more washing […]

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We Made It! Eid al-Fitr 2011

High-five, congratulations, and Eid mubarak! Today millions of Muslims around the world celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan. If you are among those who observed Ramadan, you just exercised one of the most blessed times of the year. Ramadan is indeed a detox program for our body, soul, and mind. We abstained […]

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Dear Muhammad…

For the last month now I’ve nose-dived into Islam, the religion you introduced to the people of Arabia. It’s been a wild ride man, maybe not as much as your legendary Night Journey into Heaven, but wild all the same. It’s a little after 1 P.M. now, and I’ve only been awake for an hour. […]

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Going All Night For Laylat al-Qadr

This post is late because I slept in after taking suhoor (pre-dawn meal) this morning. I slept in because I’m staying up all night for Laylat al-Qadr, or “The Night of Power/Decree.” Laylat al-Qadr is one of the most anticipated dates on the Islamic calendar during Ramadan because tradition holds that on this night, the […]

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