REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, many things that can not be disclosed Lia Rojas, converts from Dallas, Texas, when I first say the shahada. “It’s very special. That’s incredible, “he said.
Rojaz admit it’s hard at first to receive the response of family and friends. But since an open mind he believes no longer possible to continue to survive with the Catholic religion that was followed. Initially there are many friends who suddenly menjuh, but it’s not a problem for Rojas.
When I first say the shahada, Rojas conditions very much different than now. Now she wears a headscarf. First, he still likes to wear shorts and tank top.
There is quite a strange occurrence when early convert to Islam. At that time, he intends to go shopping, she suddenly froze in the car. “When the going down of the car for shopping, I suddenly felt embarrassed to see my feet (still open),” he said.
He was so stunned that she could not get out of the car. Three times to try out, but she felt powerless. He began to wonder what was going on, all of a sudden he felt ashamed of what he was wearing on the body. “I went home and cried,” he said. That was the beginning Rojas began to get acquainted with the hijab.
He who has now become a Muslim just thank God for the guidance provided. “Thank God, if I die today I will die as a Muslim,” he said.