Source: Herald Net
LYNNWOOD — Fasting is an act of worship, a historic tradition and a test of obedience and holiness. Fasting deepens one’s connection to God. It encourages charity and care for the poor. And those who fast are helped to remember the blessings of life.
Members of two faiths shared those and other thoughts on fasting at a rare gathering Tuesday evening. After the sun was down, the event ended with a sumptuous meal where Muslims and Jews joined together for the breaking of their ritual fasts.
Breaking bread is an amazing tradition. People who eat together cannot be angry with each other,” said Ata Karim, a member of theAhmadiyya Muslim Community of Greater Seattle, which hosted the event at its Ahmadiyya Muslim Center in Lynnwood.
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