Iā€™m A New Muslim #05 ā€“ Dealing With Difficulties

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Sajid Ahmed Umar

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Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh made the peace and blessings and safety from Allah Almighty be upon you all, you know, life is different to paradise. You know, life gives us days that are for us days that are against us, and especially as a revert Muslim, especially as a new Muslim. So how should you deal with the difficulties that life throws at you, especially after becoming a muslim? Well, number one, you should remember that the best generation, they will new Muslims as well, the companions of the messenger of peace and blessings be upon him. They were new Muslims as well, just as you and they were persecuted for their faith. They were dragged through the desert, they were

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lashed. They were beaten, there was a whole propaganda campaign against them. They were locked up in a valley for three years with no food and no drink and no medicine, sanctions were placed on them, just because they were new Muslims, just because they said I should do Allah Ilaha illa Allah will actually do and I'm humbled that rasool Allah, or Muhammad and Abdullah rasuluh, that there is no one worthy of worship besides one Allah, and that Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him is God Almighty is slave and messenger. They went through great turbulence, they were new Muslims as well, and they felt would you feel so remember that and take hope, from the fact that they went through

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it, and they survived it, and they became beacons of light. And they became the generation of guidance because, you know, we are Muslims today because of their sacrifices, because of their efforts because of their patience after entering Islam, and being young Muslims with the persecution that reach them. So point number one, remember that they were new Muslims as well, and take pride and inspiration from their plight and their patients. That's number one. Number two, attach yourself to the final testament to the book of God Almighty. Right? Because the final testament, you know, it is the words of God Almighty. When you read his words, they bring us release, they bring its

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therapeutic effect to you. Right in the Quran, is the revelation that helped the messenger and all those new Muslims that were with him through the greatest trials and the greatest tribulations, the stories of hope, their stories of what previous prophets went through, and how God Almighty gave, you know, gave them success over those who worked against them. There's messages and snippets and inspirations from God Almighty that really bring within you,

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you know, hope and inspiration to fight through the turbulence that you are going through. The third thing I'll advise you to do is find for yourself a Buddy What I mean by a buddy I mean someone who you know was a revert you know, now they are longtime into Islam, and they went through what you're going through and they manage it, find a buddy or something you have to make that effort look out for people there will be people in your community that went through what you are going through and they've been through it is it's always nice to have a buddy someone to lean on someone to call when you have that low moment someone to take inspiration from when you you feel that you falling in

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front of the pressure, Find a buddy and let them be an assistant and a means for you at the initial period of becoming a new Muslim. These are some of the tips that you can use to deal with difficulties especially after entering Islam. For more information, visit Islam wise.org A new Muslim academy.org