Today, June 6th, 2016 (Ramadan 1st, 1437), marks the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan.
All around the world over 1.6 billion people begin their 30 days of fasting where they will abstain from both food and drink from sunrise to sunset. It is during this fasting that Muslims believe they obtain a greater understanding of those who go without so often. It is also when they believe that they achieve a heightened state of morality. But this Holy month of Ramadan is not simply about fasting and prayer but also about giving back to the communities in which they live and work.
It is this last value that I wish to instill in Wikians during this month. During this month (June 6th - July 5th) I ask of all Wikians to give back to the communities …Read more >