Ramadhan Kareem!!! [Have a blessed Ramadhan] Yet another self-isolated Ramadhan, and this year again, I will not fast. Last year, due to pregnancy, and this year … Continue reading Ramadhan 2021 — the body’s demands
“Now, again, I know that some folks will forgo public health recommendations to attend community prayers, but I am not so confident. As the Arabic saying ‘Trust in God, but tie your camel!’ implies, one can place their faith in a higher power and still choose to be prudent!” Continue reading Ramadhan 2020: pregnancy, and pandemic…
Last year, I struggled with Ramadhan, and winded up fasting only about half the days. I had to take things easy on myself as my mental health took a dive. I could not rely on my favourite exercise of faith to give me strength, and I saw Ramadhan 2019 approaching with almost a sense of dread. So, as Ramadhan approached, I didn’t have it in me to plan – my plans have been upended so many times before! Continue reading Ramadhan 2019
I can’t organize my thought enough for a brand new list, but here are my tried and true tips for Ramadhan. Continue reading Dear God, give me strength
Time and times again, I have made elaborate plans for Ramadhan in the hopes that I would be led spiritually.
So here I am, soon be celebrating 5 years as a convert to Islam and my 8th Ramadhan since I first attempted the practice in 2009. … Continue reading Ramadhan Plan 2017
Over the past years, I have been a big fan of the “Race to the Finish”; reading an average 150 verses per day in order to successfully “read” the Qu’ran within the 30 days of Ramadhan. After which time, my Qu’ran gathers dust (not really because I keep the area clean) on my top shelf for the following 11 months. Continue reading This is How I Read the Qu’ran…