Category Archives: Testimonies

“The Monk From Spain Who Helped Feed My Soul”

Hearing the Call – From Spain to Afghanistan

This is the story of Sister Shalizeh, who lived in Afghanistan who came to the Faith last year, despite many obstacles.

At the age of fourteen, I was married to a man whom I did not know. Other than the fact that he was twenty years my senior, I did not know anything about him. It was a forced marriage in what used to be my former association with Islam. He had at least two other wives that I was aware of.
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