Keep calm and carry on fasting


On Friday, a KK Super Mart outlet in Kuantan was hit by a molotov cocktail. — Facebook

THESE are what we expect during Ramadan: dates (to eat), family gatherings, prayers including Terawih, forgiveness (from Allah and others), charitable activities, patience, peace and calmness, plans for Hari Raya, festive lights around town.

This is what we inevitably get year after year: lots of unrestrained yelling at people for slights, real and imagined, no forgiveness, calls for punishment, absolutely no patience.

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