RAMADAN IN A TIME OF PANDEMIC

RAMADAN IN A TIME OF PANDEMIC

Is anyone else as excited as I am that Ramadan is here?

They say the more ones faith grows, the more changes one begins to notice in one’s life. This extends to Ramadan. Since I became a lot more conscious about my deen, I’ve constantly looked forward to Ramadan.

A couple of years back I promise you I didn’t get as excited as I do now about Ramadan.

I got to truly appreciate Ramadan the year I was in a different country and fasted for close to 18 hours. Before it came, I was so sure I was going to fall sick half way through, but it was the most beautiful experience. (Not sure why I never got around to sharing).

This year, we have sadly been faced with a pandemic and I have had to change a lot of the plans I had made to take advantage of the holy month.

I was looking forward to observing Taraweeh every night in the mosque, going for joint iftars, and most importantly performing itikaaf.

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