Posts by Shannen Espelien

Top 10 Posts for Muslimas' Oasis - 2014

MO in Review: Top 10 Posts in 2014

MO has had a big year with many changes, like a new admin team, new writers, and mashaAllah (God willed...

Many people want to know! Did you become Muslim for a man? Or did you pick the man *because* he's Muslim? Hear real stories of revert sisters. -

What Came First? The Man, or Islam?

Most people won’t flat out ask if you converted for a man, but I think it’s safe to say that...

What does it mean to participate in western holidays for a Muslim? Where do you stand? What do the scholars say? Join us for a discussion on Thanksgiving for Muslims in America.

Muslims in America: Thanksgiving

Living in the west creates many questions about how far a Muslim assimilates or participates in western holidays. Often, we...

A Bible Prophecy: Muhammed in the Bible

While it is not necessary to know Biblical references in order to confirm our faith, it solidifies the foundation for our conversations with people of other faiths. MashaAllah wa alhamdulilah.

What is the true meaning of "kufar," and when is it appropriate to use it? Find out from a fellow student of knowledge. -

True Meaning of Kufar

The Sahih Collection of al-Bukhari by Imam Bukhari Translated by: Ustadha Aisha Bewley Chapter 10: The Qibla 384. It is...

It's back to school time! How are you weaving in Islamic lessons into your every day life? What resources do you have at your disposal? -

Resources for Islamic Lessons

It’s back to school! Many people are already starting classes, and some don’t start until September. It’s so fun to...