In this video, Nailah Edwards, also known as Victoria of Islam, shares her powerful and emotional story of how she came to Islam.
Nailah was raised in a Christian family and had a difficult childhood, marked by abuse and neglect. She struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts, feeling lost and disconnected from God.
After her grandmother passed away, Nailah began to question her faith and started exploring other religions, including Buddhism. However, it was not until she discovered Islam that she finally found a sense of peace and purpose in her life.
Nailah was drawn to the simplicity and beauty of Islam and began studying the Quran and speaking with Muslims in her community. She eventually converted to Islam, taking the name Nailah, which means “successful” in Arabic.
Since converting to Islam, Nailah has found a sense of belonging and community that she had never experienced before. She has become an advocate for understanding and education about Islam and has used her platform to raise awareness about important issues such as poverty, hunger, and access to education.
Nailah speaks about how Islam has changed her life, giving her a sense of purpose and a connection with her Creator. She emphasizes the importance of learning about Islam from authentic sources and not relying on media stereotypes or misconceptions.
Nailah also shares her experience of facing discrimination and hostility as a Muslim, particularly after the events of 9/11. She notes that while this was a difficult time for the Muslim community, it also brought people together and helped to break down barriers.
Throughout her journey, Nailah has faced many challenges, including the loss of family and friends who could not accept her conversion to Islam. However, she remains steadfast in her faith and committed to spreading understanding and compassion.
Overall, Nailah Edwards’ story is an inspiring example of the transformative power of faith and the resilience of the human spirit. Her journey serves as a reminder to all of us to be open-minded and accepting of those who may be different from us and to strive for unity and understanding in our communities.
Nailah’s story is a powerful reminder of the transformative power of faith, and the importance of reaching out to those who may be struggling and in need of support. She encourages others to embrace their own unique journeys and never give up hope, even in the face of adversity.
Two Reverts (Aisha Rosalie and Nailah Edwards) discuss what happens when you become Muslim and how a person changes with Allah in their life.