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In an authentic Hadith, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) said: “Man is influenced by the faith of his friends. Therefore, be careful of whom you associate with.”One of the distinct features of Ramadan that I have come to love is the feeling of camaraderie, of being one anther’s keeper and of…

Ramadan Kareem! The Holy month is here again, and started on August 1 for most of the world. This year’s Ramadan is significant for me in a number of ways. Numero uno, it’s my first Ramadan in 6 years with my entire family in Ghana! And by family…

Before I start, just a quick ‘thank you’ to Moi for reminding me that I even intended to share my Ramadan experience/lessons on here. Like you said, God sometimes speaks through people :)Okay, back to the scheduled program. Days two through five of Ramadan have been filled with…

So it’s official! Ramadan has begun!! Muslims in Ghana and other African countries started fasting yesterday, Friday August 21st, while those of us on this side of the Atlantic, and in places like S. Korea, started fasting today on Saturday August 22nd. Whew, that was quite a mouthful.…

“So-so and so sent you a Ramadan-Mubarak/Ramadan Kareem card! Send one back!” Even facebook heralds the Holy month of Ramadan. In the past, I’ve written about what Ramadan represents to me as an individual and the difference between observing Ramadan here in the U.S. (in college) and back…