Ramadan Resources Roundup

Salaam everyone!

I hope your first week or so of Ramadan has been productive and beautiful. For this week’s post I am actually going to do a round-up of a few of my other posts that I think have some good info that could be put into practice during the rest of this blessed month.

I hope you find these helpful, and keep up the good work!!

 

Fasting

Benefits of Fasting

Fasting Tips

Staying Connected when you can’t fast or pray

 

Qur’an

Qur’an memorisation Challenge

Qur’an Journaling

Incorporating Qur’an into your life

My Favorite Surah: al-Rahman

 

Prayer

Concentration in Prayer

The Night Prayer

 

Charity

5 Everyday Ways to Give in Charity

Let’s Talk Money: Zakat

 

Sprituality

On Feeling Guilt

Morning and Evening Duas

For the Sisters: Staying Connected When you can’t Pray or Fast

Salaam alaikum y’all!

So, we are coming up on Ramadan fast. Like, quite fast. As of posting we only have a month and some days left. For some of us that is pretty exciting, but for some of us (new reverts, first time fasters anyone?) that can be pretty daunting.

I remember my very first Ramadan, being on such a spiritual high, a productive kick at work, I seemed to be seeing everything through pink, sparkly glasses. But then, a week and a half or so in, disaster struck: the dreaded menstrual cycle.

(Men who are reading this can feel free to duck out at this point if this isn’t a topic that you care to know much about…it’s only going to get worse from here!)

Up until this month, I had been pretty lazy where my period was concerned, but this was different. It was Ramadan, and I didn’t want to lose my momentum in such a sacred month. As a new Muslimah, however, I was a bit confused as to what I could and could not do during this week.

I asked around some of my friends, and actually managed to come up with a plan that kept me spiritually connected and productive during the eight days that I couldn’t fast with everyone else, and today, I want to share some of those things that I did. In shaa Allah you can implement these things in your own life not only during the month of Ramadan, but all year round in order to keep yourself spiritually “plugged in” even when you can’t perform ritual prayer or fasting. Continue reading “For the Sisters: Staying Connected When you can’t Pray or Fast”