page 10 Tips for Fasting Healthfully and Spiritually
During the month ofRamadan
, Muslims abstain from food, drink, and other sensual pleasures during daylight hours. The fasting month is also about spiritual cleansing and introspection, a time to re-energize the God connection. And it's a reminder of the plight of the poor--which hopefully pushes Muslims to do more charitable work.
But fasting isn't exclusive to Muslims (orRamadan
, for that matter)Most faiths prescribe some sort of fast.
And done the right way, fasting is a wonderful way for us to cleanse ourselves physically, mentally, and spiritually. Are you interested embarking on a fast? Then check out these tips to guide you to a more healthful and spiritual fast.
Text byHesham Hassaballa
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