Ramadan mubarak to everyone! (and I do mean, everyone)
A roundup of Ramadan reactions from around the Islamsphere (aka the Brass Crescent):
Mr. Moo observes that preparing for Ramadan usually involves DATCWDWTDWWAFSWDRAS (no, I’m not spoiling that one for you. Go look 🙂
At altmuslim.com. Ibrahim Abusharif observes that Ramadan is a season to step outside our cartoon selves.
‘Aqoul hosts a Ramadan Open Thread in their usual witty, cynical fashion.
via John of Crossroads Arabia blog, this Washington Post piece on the blend of science and tradition in the moonsighting methodology in Cairo.
And finally, my Ramadan-blogging from last year at old City of Brass might be of some interest.
UPDATE: Don’t miss these hilarious e-cards: “may your Ramadan be devoid of blatant racial profiling”. Also, right here at Beliefnet, we have Ten Tips for Fasting Healthfully and Spiritually, and Eight Ramadan Lessons for All Spiritual Seekers.