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First Week of Ramadan
Improve your relationship with year parents then siblings, friends and your surrounding;
To be obedient and show kindness to parents has been enjoined in the Holy Quran in such a manner as to say that among the noble deeds, to obey parents, treat them respectfully and to show kindness to them is next to worshipping Almighty Allah.
"Your Lord has decreed that you worship none but Him, and that you be kind to parents. Whether one or both of them attain old age in thy life, say not to them a word of contempt, nor repel them, but address them in terms of honor." -- Surah Al Isra (17:23)
Obeying parents and treating them with respect and affection is a great virtue and it serves as repentance for a person's sins … and treat your relatives, friends and neighbors with due respect is recommended too.
Second Week of Ramadan
Increase your connection with Allah;
Get closer by fasting more days then you did last year .Try praying your prayers on time, then do your best to pray extra or attending the group prayer. Read and listen to the Qur'an Al-Kareem 5 or 10 minutes daily.
Third Week of Ramadan
Get more involved in your community;
Contact your local Mosque and Islamic organization to help them in different ways, for example: help in setting tables, serving food, cleaning, or helping a brother or sister in need.
Fourth Week of Ramadan
Get involved in the society at large;
- Nursing home: spend 3 hours in a month with the aged people who need company, you can prepare crafts for them, read stories or play with them.
- Toy drive for children in the hospitals: Buy a toy(s) and/or have your family and neighbors donate toy(s) to the sick children.
- Sponsor an orphan: Orphans need food, medicine, clean water, love, education and more. By donating monthly, all of these can be covered through the program sponsored by the Islamic Relief Organization.
- McDonald House: This is a home to many families' who bring their children for medical treatments in the Children's Hospital. Help these families by providing them with food such as cereal, juice, milk, cookies, and other snacks. (Toys, clothes and accessories are optional.)