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What we learn during Ramadan

Hunger is the first element of self-discipline. If you control what you eat and drink, you can control everything else!” – Shaykh Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Fasting is a universe all in itself, a kingdom in which we learn to know discipline in the most direct way for what concers our tongue, stomach, genitals, and eyes. Islam poses a great enphasys on discipline because there is so much at stake. Without discipline, religion would be impossible.” – Shayk Hamza Yusuf Read more

My first time in the mosque, it was Ramadan

Semi-serious journal of a Ramadan (and coffee) lover

 

Sunday, 6th May 2018

This year my “good resolutions” of Ramadan have doubled, I make a long list and I stop to think. I read my list again, I delete lines and I mark them. Then, as usual, I tell myself I cannot leave things to chance, but, behaving like a good Milanese, I have to plan everything in detail, or at least have a good and sincere intention. Read more