So the Islamic month of Ramadan has started. It’s a month where Muslims fast (not eat food or drink anything) till sunset. The point of fasting is not only for self-discipline but also to show our empathy to the people that have worst circumstances. We do this for 30 days and then to celebrate we have Eid, a celebration of people to gather around and have fun as well socialize. So, how is Ramadan feeling for me right now? I’m here to answer that question.
The first few days.
Ramadan is always a bit of a struggle in the beginning, as you feel really hungry and you are not used to waking up at 5:00 in the morning and have Sehri so you can feel a little less hungry for the rest of the day. But after the first week, once things begin to sink in, everything becomes much easier.
What am I looking forward to in these days?
Well, because of the situation that this global pandemic has put us in, it will be really interesting to see how things work out for Eid. Because Eid is a day of festivity, the idea of not being able to hang out with family friends is weird to me. But we’ll see how it goes.
This month of Ramadan is probably one of the most exciting experiences that I have every year. But it’s only just begun and I plan to keep you updated on how it goes!