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I have never been a practicing Muslim, although I was born one. I am 30 now, but when I was 26 I witnessed my father die in front of me from a heart attack...I hated god for subjecting me to that, witnessing my father’s death haunted me for years..I still have nightmares. I was introduced to cocaine shortly after, it worked at first and took away the pain and I have not stopped, it’s ruining me and I’m drifting darker and darker, but I feel a light in the distance a faint light or presence that tells me I’m loved and makes me want to change. lately I’ve realized I can’t live like this, I feel drawn now to Islam more than ever, I never cared about prayers, but now even though I don’t speak Arabic the prayers intrigue me, I feel like god feels my pain, and even though turned my back, he hasn’t. Islamic prayers move me emotionally I feel a stronger connection to it...I feel as if somewhere god is trying to call me back. What is the best way for me to become a good Muslim and learn how to pray..Will god forgive me for being angry, and doing drugs? My father was an alcoholic when he died, he was suffering alot of pain and drank to cope. what can I do to have Allah forgive him? And myself? Any prayers can do for my father and myself in English at his grave?

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IN THE NAME OF GOD!salam. Dear brother. I pray God to forgive your father.The Quran says:An-nisa:Yet whoso doeth evil or wrongeth his own soul, then seeketh pardon of Allah, will find Allah Forgiving, Merciful. ( 110 ).Al-Baqara:And (remember) when We made a covenant with the Children of Israel, (saying): Worship none save Allah (only), and be good to parents and to kindred and to orphans and the needy, and speak kindly to mankind; and establish worship and pay the poor-due. Then, after that, ye slid back, save a few of you, being averse. ( 83) . You can visit this site to answer your questions.

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