Canadian solo traveler and biker Rosie Gabrielle took a leap of faith and converted to Islam after spending a year in Pakistan. She was suffering from pain and hurt.
“My path was far from easy and I carried a lot of anger in my heart from a lifetime of pain, always begging God, why me? Until ultimately coming to the conclusion that all is meant to be, and even my suffering is a gift”Rosie Gabrielle
Rosie spent 10+ years in Muslim countries currently in Pakistan and announced on Thursday via Instagram holding a Holy Quran in hand saying “I CONVERTED to ISLAM☪️ . What lead me to this Big decision?”
Never resonating with what I was brought up with, I denounced my religion 4 years ago, going down a deep path of spiritual discovery. Exploration of self, and the great Divine. I never let go of the sight of the Creator, in fact, my curiosity and connection only grew stronger. Now no longer dictated by fear, I was able to fully explore this righteous path.
As time passed, the more I experienced, the more I witnessed the true nature and calling for my life. I wanted to be free. Free of the pain and shackles that was hell. Liberation from the anger, hurt and misalignment. I wanted peace in my heart, forgiveness and the most profound connection with all. And thus started my journey, Rosie captioned the photo.
Pakistan played a great role in leading her to this part as she paid accolade to our very own country. She said,” The universe brought me to Pakistan, not only to challenge myself to let go of the last remaining traces of pain and ego but also to show me the way.”
She also highlighted the cruel reality facing in today’s world, “Unfortunately, Islam is one of the most misinterpreted and criticized religions worldwide. And like all religions, there are many interpretations. But, the core of it, the true meaning of Islam, is PEACE, LOVE & ONENESS. It’s not a religion, but a way of life. The life of humanity, humility, and Love”
After the announcement, she gets a lot of Duas and also questions and when there are people who support you there are way more to criticize you. So she answered a few questioned on the insta story.
Announcing this happy news while holding a Holy Quran depicts a deep meaning also for the Muslims who are suffering from depression and hopelessness.
Allah s.w.t in the Quran uses ease word twice with hardship.
“Verily with every hardship comes ease. Undoubtedly, there is the ease with hardship”Surah Ash-sharh(94): 5-6
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