Monday, August 1, 2011

Ramadan Brings Believers Closer to God Through Prayer, Fasting

By Elizabeth A. Leib, Temple Terrace Patch
Just about every religion practices some form of fasting as a way to strengthen a person’s relationship with God. And research on the health benefits of fasting shows that people who practice it enjoy better quality sleep, greater energy, improved mental abilities, and elimination of toxins, to name just a few...
“This month, members are encouraged to provide a meal for someone at least once during the month,” Shibly said. “If you have five family members, your family should provide enough meals for five individuals. Without service to your fellow human beings, your worship to God is worthless.” (Read Full Article)

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