Question: What should we advise a new Muslim embarking upon their first Ramaḍān with? E.g. How to deal with its physical trials, societal pressures, weak moments of wanting to break the fast etc.
Answer: There is no doubt that Allāh has guided the new Muslim to Islām and he/she should truly recognize this blessing. Islām is an easy, manageable religion regardless of the image portrayed by western media. The Sharīʿah (Islāmic Legislation) is not meant to overburden and overpower us, as is seen in the obligation of fasting which has in it a number of benefits…
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[Taken From A special Ramaḍān Question and Answer session with Mpubs held for the sisters of Tobago on the 1st of Sha‘bān 1440 (7th April 2019)]