Post-Ramadan letdown is real. That feeling of excitement during the blessed month keeps us motivated to fast despite all kinds of hardship. It also greatly lifts our spirits and faith. This year, try to carry over the happiness of Ramadan through to next year. Here are some ways how.
While Ramadan is a special time, there are ways to incorporate the blessings of fasting on regular basis. While one can fast any time of the year, there are days specifically mentioned that carry more reward should one partake in fasting.
When tragic or violent events occur, parents may wonder about how to help their kids understand the graphic images and emotional video footage that they may see. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at Children's Hospital Los angeles suggests a few guidelines to keep in mind so parents can be better equipped to help their children handle scary news.
Eid is a time of celebration and blessings. Families and friends gather to pray the Eid prayer before visiting one another and enjoying meals together. However, in our endeavor to enjoy Eid, we must remember the Sunnah of the Prophet, peace be upon him, who sought to make it a special time for everyone.
Allah says in the Quran: “Call on me, I will respond to you” [40:60]. Given our current climate, filled with hate and negativity, we often feel hopeless. Use the last day of Ramadan as a time to unload our worries, our troubles to Allah.
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