The media industry can be a very powerful tool in portraying Islam in a positive light. However, Muslims in the media must first make sure they are portraying Islam in the right way to start with.
I knew Islam at a time in my life when things were not right and I found peace. I remember when I first heard the adhan without being Muslim yet … I cried a lot. It was a feeling of knowing that God was there and that I knew for what I was going through at that moment.
I changed the way of my dressing, because Quran has changed my attitude to the life. I’m a convert and I feel great. I don’t wear dresses in Arabic style but I wear simple long dress in respect of the Quran.
I think you cannot put a price on how valuable that is. I mean the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said that you are the religion of your friends. I mean your heart is naturally drawn to like hearts and things like this, and being a minority in this environment in America…