In this counseling answer:
•Fast as many days as you can without dread, and when it becomes difficult, ask Allah (SWT) for His forgiveness, and make the intention to make up for them at another time.
•And don’t feel guilty.
Wa `Alaikum as-Salaam Dear Sister,
SubhanAllah, I am totally impressed with the quality of your faith. You understand your obligation to fast in the month of Ramadan along with your weaknesses and fears of not being able to fulfill it. This is a good sign of iman (faith), Ma sha’ Allah.
Allah (SWT) does not wish to put His sincere servants under any unnecessary hardship. So, here is what I suggest:
1. Know that if there is a will, Allah (SWT) will always make a way, and will give you the strength to fast and also look after your very young children.
2. Fast as many days as you can without dread, and when it becomes difficult, ask Allah (SWT) for His forgiveness, and make the intention to make up for them at another time.
3. And don’t feel guilty.
Now, then, drop all your fears, smile and be happy for the Love and Mercy of Allah(SWT) upon you and upon all of us.
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