Ordinary souls experience serene moments, pure from earthly dross and defilement, when any bitter or harsh feelings they have are softened, and their thoughts are elevated from earth to the pure and fresh air of heaven, where a sense of peace and tranquility pervades their being. But they soon descend to their low ground, where
Once we recognize this spiritual core of our personalities, we could change our whole perspective on life.
Many benefits, in addition to the spiritual, result from completing this prescribed period of fasting.
Food intake should not be excessive therefore preventing us from our duties to ourselves, each other and God.
According to the World Health Organization this year, depressive disorders are the fourth leading cause of ill health and disability amongst adults worldwide. By 2020, it is expected that mental health disorders will represent the world’s largest health problem (Duckworth p.2). The spread of urbanization has been viewed as a major contributory factor to this