Ramadhan Planner’s Weekly Selections {Jun 9-15, 2013}


This week’s updates include … FlyLady Ramadhan week 3, crafty Ramadhan links, cleaning bath and hall, a lemony health tip, weekly audio lessons, and some reading.

Enjoy!

REMINDERS_______________________________________________________

[♦] Count Down -—  There is about 30 days until Ramadhan 1434 A.H. (Jul 2013) insha’Allah.

[♦]  Make Up Fasts -—  Keep making up those missed fasts! Remind your family members and friends too.

FAMILY RAMADHAN_______________________________________________

[♦] Ramadhan Planner Family Education & Crafts This blog site has a lot of lessons and crafts related to Ramadhan for the family. You will find more here . . .  Crafty Ramadhan’s Weekly Picks

ORGANIZED RAMADHAN   ___________________________________________

[♦] Print Your Weekly Checklist
See the weekly tasks, printables, readings, audio lessons, plus a place to write notes and needed purchases.  [Weekly Checklist #3 pdf]

[♦]  Other Planner/Control Journal Printables
Daily Missions Week #3  |  Gifts to Purchase  |  Gifts to Make  |  Catalog Internet Orders |   Baking Shopping List Declutter and Cleaning Schedule weeks 1 – 3 |

See more Ramadhan planner forms and printables here (scroll down to the FlyLady section).

DOMESTIC RAMADHAN____________________________________________

[♦] Flylady Ramadhan Missions for the Week of June 9
Mission #11 {Mon} Monday Warm and Fling
Mission #12 {Tue} Food and Fun
Mission #13 {Wed} ‘Eid Ordering
Mission #14 {Thu} Errand Day
Mission #15 {Fri} Budget Review

[♦] Week #3 Tackle Clutter & Clean: Bathroom(s) and Hallway(s)
This week let’s focus on uncluttering an area of your choice, and cleaning the bathroom(s) and hallway(s) of your home! Continue Reading Tackle Clutter and Clean the Bath/Hall

RAMADHAN FOOD & HEALTH_____________________________________________________________ 

[♦] Lemons: Digestive Health During Ramadhan —  Lemons are so beneficial. They aid the digestive process by stimulating the release of gastric juices. Lemons also improve liver function and encourage bowel regularity.

However, Check with your doctor before making changes to your current food regime. And do not use lemon juice if you have advanced kidney disease or adrenal stress.As always, this is not meant as medical advice.

[] Recipe: Basaalmic Vinagrette —This salad dressing uses lemon juice which helps aid digestion. It’s inexpensive to make and adds a lot of flavor to salads.

  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • Extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • Salt and cracked black pepper to taste

Whisk together lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper in a small bowl and toss with salad greens.

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Sources:
Livestrong.com — Benefits of Lemon Juice
World’s Healthiest Foods.org — Salad Dressing Epicurious.com

RAMADHAN READER_______________________________________________

[♦] The ARK Ramadhan 2005 Newsletter —
What to look forward to reading: Advice from Shaykh Saleh al-Fawzaan, abandon false speech, Reciting the Quran in Ramadaan. Download a copy of Al Baseerah’s ARK 2006 (pdf).

[♦] The Objectives of Fasting — by Shaykh al-‘Izz ibn ‘Abdis-Salâm
“Fasting carries with it a number of benefits . . . ” Continue Reading: Part 1 (pdf) or read entire article online at this link.

AUDIO RAMADHAN________________________________________________

Learn more about the month of fasting before it gets here.The Fasting Ramadhan series is especially helpful for those new to Ramadhan. Plan a listening schedule to get the most benefit!

Audio by Dr. Saleh as Saleh, rahima-hullaah.  BioData

[♦] Fasting Ramadhan #1: Rulings on Who Must Fast [40 Minutes]
Fasting Ramadhan #2: Rulings Related to Travel [37.5 Minutes]
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[♦]  Fasting Ramadhan #3: Rulings Related to Sickness [25.5 Minutes]
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QUESTIONS_______________________________________________________

[] Question:  Does a nosebleed break the fast?

[] Answer: A nosebleed does not break the fast, because it is not by the choice of the person who has it. —–Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-`Uthaymeen @  FatwaIslam

[♦]  Question:  What is the ruling on a fasting person using an inhaler for breathing problems, and does it break the fast?

[♦] Answer: This spray is vaporised and does not reach the stomach, so in that case, we say that there is no objection to using it when you are fasting, and it will not cause you to break your fast, because as we have said, none of its particles enter the stomach. Since it is something that is defused and vaporised, and it disappears, then none of it reaches the stomach, therefore it is permissible for you to use it when you are fasting and the fast is not invalidated by it. —– Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-`Uthaymeen @ FatwaIslam

[♦] Question:  What is the ruling on a blood test for a fasting person, does it break the fast?

[♦] Answer:  The fasting person does not invalidate his fast due to the removal of blood for the purpose of a blood test, because the doctor needs to take blood from the sick person in order to do tests on it, so this does not break the fast. It is only a small amount of blood which does not affect the body in the same way cupping does, so it does not break the fast. The fundamental principle is that the fast remains valid, and we cannot make it invalid without some legal evidence, and there is no evidence that a fasting person breaks his fast by such a small amount of blood.

But as for taking a lot of blood from a fasting person for the purpose of giving a transfusion to another person who is in need of it for example, if a large quantity of blood was taken which has the same effect on his body as cupping, then his fast will be broken thereby.

Based upon this, if the fast in an obligatory one, then it is not permissible for a person to donate this large amount of blood to anyone, unless this person to whom blood is donated is in danger and it is not possible for him to wait until after sunset. This would be if the doctors have determined that the blood of this fasting person will benefit him and remove the harm from the patient. In these circumstances, there is no objection to him donating his blood, breaking his fast, and eating and drinking, so that his strength will return to him. He must also make up for the day in which he broke his fast. And Allaah knows best. —–
Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-`Uthaymeen @ FatwaIslam 

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