Preparing for Ramadan – Balancing Your Work-Life with Religion

With Ramadan creeping rapidly closer, now is a good time – if you haven’t started already – to start excitedly planning ahead to make sure we’re prepared and ready to make the most of the beautiful month. As the Islamic lunar calendar is several days shorter than the Gregorian calendar, you may already be aware that the months of the Islamic calendar move slightly each … Continue reading Preparing for Ramadan – Balancing Your Work-Life with Religion

Fasting Mondays & Thursdays

With Ramadan fast approaching, now is a great time to start getting our bodies into a familiar habit of fasting. A common habit of our Prophet (may the blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) was to fast twice a week, particularly on Mondays and Thursdays. According to a hadith narrated by Abu Hurayrah (RA), Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is reported to have said, “Deeds … Continue reading Fasting Mondays & Thursdays