On the statement: “But I am under too much stress to fast!”

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

I know it might be considered somewhat late to talk about the obligatory nature of fasting, given that we are now in the last week of Ramadhan, but I simply could not keep myself from writing something when I heard a certain person saying something along the lines that her job was too pressure-filled, the stress in her position too much, and that it would be unthinkable for her to keep fasts while maintaining the performance required in her position. Continue reading