Living life without considering responsibilities or fearing and preparing for Allah's accountability will only lead to regret. Taqwa is an essential characteristic we must embody as Muslims, hence we must be vigilant of our every action and behavior, striving tirelessly to live a life of goodness throughout, so that we may reap the most beautiful of rewards. Read this story to find out how taqwa can manifest in our daily lives.
Crisis will come and go but your response - emotions, behaviour and actions - is what matters. Be a change agent, who uses crisis situations to model and advertise for Islam. Be an example and live according to the pure teachings of the Qur'an and sunnah when you deal with crisis.
Great fasting isn't about going through the motions of abstinence, embracing religiosity and being 'Islamic' for a short period only. It's about building firm pillars and safeguarding them from fast to fast. The seven pillars of great fasting will help you change your fasts from just normal to great and will equally help you grow, improve, and excel in every aspect of your life, insha Allah.
Look at you! You are better than what you were before Ramadan. If not doing so good, you are not even doing so bad. You pushed yourself from something to being something better. You can be better and you can definitely do better than this. Before Ramadan ends, let's ponder on our efforts and evaluate them. Let's make a much better muslim out of ourselves.