My spirituality has always been a driving force for my life.   I believe with my entire existence that there is a CREATOR of all things, but for me, knowing who I was putting my faith in has been a struggle.  Growing up, I attended primarily Roman Catholic schools, but despite having Catholicism shoved down my throat for numerous years, I knew in my heart that I was no Catholic, and would never be.

During my junior year of high school I developed an interest in learning about allah.  I spent the next 6 months secretly learning about Islam.  Why did I do this in secret?  Simply because my father is a devout Catholic and I feared that my desire to learn about something different from what he believed would create a separation between us and that ultimately he just wouldn’t understand.  Later on, I found this to be the complete opposite. I reached a point where I wanted to start my life as a muslim.  I said my Shahada and entered the world of Islam.  For the next 8 years of my life, I embraced Islam, and tried to be the best muslimah I could.  I prayed 5 times daily, wore a hijab, dressed modestly, read from the Qu’ran, bought halal only foods, cut out worldly things, and focused on allah.  I was happy and my faith was strong, or so I thought.

The peace that I once felt turned into millions of questions and worry that I was living a lie.  I doubted that my faith was with the true CREATOR.  I questioned everything that I once accepted in Islam and I began to search out answers.  Muslims often told me that it was shaitan who was trying to pull me away from the true religion.  Once again, I found myself studying and trying to find answers to all of my questions that were weighing down on my heart.  For the first time in years, thanks to one of the most amazing people I know, I picked up a Bible.  It was like a light turned on inside of me, and for the first time, I felt like God was speaking to me, telling me that I have come home.  It was like my whole world was changing and I felt a sense of peace that is unexplainable.  So for the past 2 years I’ve been on a quest to learn more about the CREATOR, HIS people, and HIS Laws.  I’ll admit that the journey has not been easy.  I will share my journey thus far with you and hopefully we can open up a dialogue where information can be shared with references and maybe questions answered.

So who are the Jews?  Who are the CREATOR’S people?

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