My Ramadan Diary: Forgive Me When I Whine
Alhamdullilah Alhamdullilah Alhamdullilah
By Umm Ibrahim
Hot days? Long fasts? Parched tongue? Droopy eyes? Aching legs?
This Ramadan, I will not whine! I absolutely refuse to complain. Not only will I not complain to Tom, Dick and Harry (or to Jamilah, Sakinah and Aneela) I will not even complain to myself! I feel too grateful to do that. I have been blessed with far more than what I could ever deserve or earn.
I’m grateful that Allah made me a human being, and not a monkey or a hen.
I’m grateful that He made me a Muslim, and not an atheist or a fire-worshipper.
I’m grateful that I’m alive and healthy.
And that He blessed me with yet another Ramadan- yet another opportunity.
And that He gave me the Glorious Quran.
And that I have family and friends.
In fact, I have everything I asked him for, and more! Much more.
I’m grateful for the Duas He accepted…
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