Ramadan gave us many opportunities to reform, reflect, repent and refresh our faith for the onward journey of life and meeting with our Creator. The fast of Ramadan reminds one of the journey of life How a person threads cautiously throughout the day in Ramadan avoiding food, drink, and other acts that nullify or diminish his fast. This spirit of caution and consciousness when applied to our lives post Ramadan brings one to a new dimension and quality of life. A person begins to live a healthy wholesome and pure life of abstention from sin and negligence.
In the hype of the post-Woolwich media blitz can Muslims in the United Kingdom expect a fair deal? Tomorrow millions of Muslims around the world will go hungry. They will do so intentionally, with no sustenance from dawn till dusk for a full month. This is challenging, particularly for Muslims in the northern hemisphere, where the days will be long and dry. In Britain, fasting could be as long as 19 hours.