Ramadan: Breaking Entitlement

I remember telling a non-Muslim classmate in high school about Ramadan and fasting. To my surprise, he expressed disgust and even anger. "You have...

Take What You Can of Ramadan

Allah gives some of us a lot of time for worship in Ramadan and He gives others less time due to their work and...

Fasting Is Only for the Privileged!

10+ years ago, you could (incorrectly) claim, "The purpose of fasting is to empathize with the poor and hungry." In 2017, if you were...

All Religions are the Same!!!

"All religions are the same." Oh really? Which other religion observes Ramadan? Note: Yes, there are many religions that have fasting in some form or another. But...

Fasting and the Modern World

In a world of hedonism, where fulfilling desires and satiating one's appetites are considered the raisons d'etre of human existence and, for many, constitute...