This is will reduce your fasting reward

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Now, it's amazing how in the month of Ramadan, as much as we have given so much of importance to the abstaining from food and drink, and so on, we have not given as much importance to the other pillars of Islam. And as we enter the evening, Allah makes it recommended to involve in much more of that pillar of Islam, the prayer.

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So, if you were to notice, when a person is close to sunset, close to the Monterey prayer, which is immediately after the sunset, he or she will have some foodstuffs ready.

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It is very rewarding to prepare something that you could actually eat,

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and to have it ready for the right time because to open your fast exactly when Allah tells you is something recommended and rewarding.

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If you were to unnecessarily delay it without giving it importance, your fast may be reduced in reward because you didn't open it at the right time. If there was a reason, it's a different issue. My brothers and sisters, as we have this food plate in front of us or something, a date or to some water, we raise our hands and what do we do we start calling out to Allah for our needs. Every one of us throughout the globe has needs some of a magnitude far higher or greater than