Author: Maryam AbdulWahab

Maryam AbdulWahab is a Nigerian creative writer and lifestyle blogger. She is also a graduate of Economics from Al-Hikmah University. She lives and breathes literature. When she isn’t writing prose or blog posts, she is reading a book on fantasy or studying events around her. Maryam writes from Lagos, Nigeria. You can find more of her work on her website.
Understanding Why We Chose Islam is Essential to Strengthening our Faith
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Understanding Why We Choose Islam is Essential to Strengthening our Faith

I had grown up in an environment surrounded by non-Muslims. My teachers, classmates, and friends were non-Muslims. I was, in fact, the only Muslim girl in my class. People made awful comments about my religion. Friends deserted me because I was Muslim. I vividly remember when a friend brought a book, which portrayed Islam in a bad light, to school. I cried bitterly that day, wondering why I was Muslim…why I couldn’t be like everyone else, why I couldn’t live without the risk of being judged or ridiculed on the basis of my faith.

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