We are mid-way into the holy month of Ramadhan. Today’s the 15th day. For the past 14 days Muslims all over the world fasted from dawn to dusk. I’m glad I have not missed a single day of fast.
We have been avoiding the Ramadhan bazaar like the plague and cook our meals every day instead of eating out or buy takeaways. We break our fast with home cooked food thus no food had been wasted. Alhamdulillah.
Fasting is very good for the soul not to mention the physical health benefits. Fasting is not just about abstaining from eating and drinking. We also cleanse ourselves spiritually in thoughts and actions.
My guilty desires as you may have guessed is food, glorious food. I curb my sinful desire for food by cooking for my family because unexplainably when you cook for others especially for Iftar you don’t feel hungry afterwards. I always end up being the person who eat the least amount of food at the dinner table. Continue reading