Ramadan Reflections, Day Twenty-two: A Reminder of Who I Am

Sometimes, you let others make you forget who you are. You as an individual; you as part of a community which you call your own. The steps that these others take can be devious. Rather than taking a hammer and crushing what you know yourself and your way of life to be, the methods employed … Continue reading Ramadan Reflections, Day Twenty-two: A Reminder of Who I Am

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Ramadan Reflections, Day Twenty-one: Jumah (Friday), Peace and Distraction

I have a daily routine now, which starts at around 1pm when the midday prayer (Dhuhr) starts: I will read my prayer, read a series of prayer beads (tasbih), say another personal prayer, then read Qur'an. I am easily and frequently distracted by social media. Too easily. I'm a Facebook fiend, and a recently converted … Continue reading Ramadan Reflections, Day Twenty-one: Jumah (Friday), Peace and Distraction