Tag: Ramadan

  • Iftar at the White House (1)

    It started innocently enough. It was late last night and I was looking at my Facebook news feed. I noticed a picture posted by someone who was attending the Iftar dinner at the White House. I knew this happens every year, and not seeing anything unusual in the picture (except the very large number of […]

  • Ramadan and the Art of Conscious Suffering

    The ninth month of the Islamic calendar, the month of fasting, will commence in a few days. Most Muslims will fast throughout the month, each day from dawn to sunset, as well as many non-Muslims who are beginning to find this practice conducive to their spiritual growth. What is a typical fast like?  You wake up […]