Happy Sizdah Bedar!

As I explained in my post on Nowruz, the Persians/Iranians celebrate their New Year (held on March 20, the first day of Spring) for a full dozen days. On the 13th day, they conclude with a holiday called Sizdah Bedar. Also known as Nature’s Day, Sizdah Bedar literally means Thirteen Outdoor. It is supposed to … More Happy Sizdah Bedar!

Pray Rain

This morning I got an urgent prayer request from the other side of the world. My good friend and spiritual teacher, Lorna Madill, is currently visiting Australia, where she lived for several years. Lorna attested to the devastation in that beautiful land from the wild fires we have been seeing in the news. Her request … More Pray Rain