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Ramadan teaches us through the long days of fasting that we don't own anything in this world, except for our souls. In my fast, when I forgo food, water, buying new things, Styrofoam and plastic water bottles, I remind myself of my power and my smallness.
People are often surprised when I tell them that my faith, Islam, has an ecological imperative. In fact, I believe that all faiths have, at their very core, this same imperative.