It's only days away and most kids are too busy to really think about Ramadan. But helping kids become excited about the blessed month will help them look forward to fasting and the blessings of the month. Here are some ideas.
It's important to decide how we're going to make the most of the blessed month before we're in the thick of it. Here are a couple of things you can do not only on an individual and family level but for the community as well.
This is a video review of "Adam's World 9: Ramadan Mubarak", in which Adam learns about the fast of Ramadan, as he tries himself to abstain, with great (and hilarious) difficulty from food and drink on the holy month's last day.
It's not avoiding food or even the drink I'm worried about this Ramadan. Fasting from these, the core of what the Ramadan experience is about, is hard but Alhamdu lillah doable. What I'm really worried about is email and Facebook.
The Prophet Muhammad said, the one who repents for a sin is like the one who has not committed a sin (al-Bayhaqi and Ibn Majah). Peace and blessings be upon him. We have also included some suggested Duas of our own that you can use at the bottom of this article.
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