It’s time for Ramadhan Planner’s Weekly Update!
This week’s update kicks off the beginning of the Flylady Ramadhan series! Today you will find the printable Ramadhan Flylady calendar, the declutter project for the week, reading material, 4 audio files, and a question/answer on Ramadhan competitions.
[♦] Count Down -— There are about 1 month and 10 days until Ramadhan 1433 A.H. (Jul 2012) insha’Allah.
[♦] Make Up Fasts -— Keep making up those missed fasts! Remind your family members and friends too.
[♦] Printable Flylady Mission Calendar We start Flylady Ramadhan this week! Print the 2012 Mission Calendar which lists each mission by date. It’s on Google docs/drive this year. Open as a PDF, OpenOffice, WebPage, or GoogleDoc. [links fixed 6/13]
[♦] Flylady Ramadhan Missions for the Week of June 10
June 11 Mission #1 Clean and Fling! (Monday)
June 12 Mission #2 Start a Control Journal (Tuesday)
June 13 Mission #3 Making up your fasts! (Wednesday)
June 14 Mission #4 Errand Day (Thursday)
June 15 Mission #5 Face Your Ramadan Budget! (Friday)
And if you did not print the blank calendar from last week, here’s the link: Jun-Aug 2012 Calendar (pdf). It’s great for planning purposes.
[♦] Gas Money for Ramadhan Tip #3 Gas Fund — Set up a gas fund for the upcoming Ramadhan. Each week, pay a set amount of money into your fund. Reduce the temptation to spend the fund by storing the money in a jar at home in the back of your closet. For next year’s Ramadhan, start your gas fund immediately after ‘Eid! [Reader submission]
[♦] Unclutter & Clean —
Hopefully, you’ve gotten a handle on the kitchen and the dining room. This week’s focus will be on two things: uncluttering and cleaning the living room! Continue Reading Tackle Clutter and Clean the Living Room
[♦] Rulings for Fasting Specific for Women — A woman is specified with certain excuses that permit her to break the fast in Ramadan, on the condition that she makes up the days she missed fasting due to these excuses on other days. These excuses are . . . Continue Reading
[♦] Fruits of Ramadhaan — Many of us overlook this bounty and are thus left with an incomplete depiction of Ramadan, often viewing it as a month to get oneself into shape!! Or rigidly describing it as a training program teaching self-restraint. Most importantly. . . Continue Reading
Plan a listening schedule for yourself. It really helps.
Audio by Dr. Saleh as Saleh, rahima-hullaah. BioData
[♦] Fasting Ramadhan #2: Rulings Related to Travel [44 Minutes]
[♦] Ramadhan for Sisters — Menses: Start During Fasting Day [2 Minutes]
[♦] Answer: Tasting food does not invalidate the fast, if a person does not swallow it. But you should not do it unless there is a need for it; and in this situation, if any of it enters the stomach without your intending it, then your fast in not invalidated. — Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-`Uthaymeen, Fatwa Islam