Ramadan Resolutions

  However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? Gautama Buddha Ramadan has always been and felt like a special time. Growing up in Quebec, there really wasn’t much ado about any religious holidays other than Christmas and Easter […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 7

  He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have. Socrates I look forward to my weekends so much, and especially now during Ramadan. I’m not able to take significant time off from work for Ramadan, but I did manage to limit my Friday […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 3

  “Be patient (in adversity); for, verily, God will not let the reward of the righteous be wasted.“ The Holy Quran, 11:115 My second fast was a challenging one. My work mostly comprises of manual labour, and this week in Montreal is going to feature the worst of the season’s weather: sticky, humid, and hot. […]

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Ramadan Musings: Day 1

  Welcome oh the month that purifies us from the sins. Umar ibn Al-Khattab (R.A.) Being the holiest month of the Islamic calendar and a rich expression of Islamic spirit and unity, Ramadan is a time when most Muslims think more deeply about their faith. At the very least it’s a test of one’s discipline, […]

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My First Ramadan

Have you seen he who has taken as his god his [own] desire, and Allah has sent him astray due to knowledge and has set a seal upon his hearing and his heart and put over his vision a veil? So who will guide him after Allah ? Then will you not be reminded? Surat […]

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