Keeping Catholicism

Recently, I was editing a memoir by a woman who had been raised a religious Christian but married a Muslim and converted to Islam as an adult. Embedded deep into her conversion story was the pain she’d suffered at the hands of her Church, which had shunned her family in a time of need. Although disillusioned with Christianity, her longing for God remained. When she fell in love with a Muslim, she saw that same thirst for God in his own faith, and they joined their faiths and their lives.

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