August 12, 2011

Ramadan Is Not About Self-Torture

Ahmed Rehab, Chicago Tribune

Why do you torture yourself? What do you mean you can’t eat anything from sunrise to sunset? You cannot even have a sip of water? These are just some of the questions that I have faced in the past from incredulous coworkers and neighbors when it comes to fasting Ramadan.

Fasting is not about self-torture, but self-discipline.

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