Tag Archives: Baha’i

Happy Naw Ruz! and new beginings

Happy Naw Ruz to all my Baha’i friends! Happy Vernal Equinox to everyone! For thousands of years the Vernal Equinox has been regarded, by many past and present cultures, as the start of a New Year. And why not? It’s … Continue reading

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Justice or Else? – my reflection

The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March has come and gone.  I want to offer my thoughts on the theme “Justice or Else” to help fellow white folks overcome the fear of retribution that the words “or else” evoke, … Continue reading

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Good-bye dear Joseph

Yesterday, 15 April, in Trnava Slovakia, a brilliant man was buried. Joseph Roy Sheppherd, was an Anthropologist, and Archaeologist, an author of many wonderful books, and one of the most wonderful people I have ever had the joy to know. … Continue reading

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Lani Nash is performing Tuesday at DRBI

For all my Central Arizona friends! Lani Nash is a wonderful singer-songwriter with a great voice.  She lives in Nashville where she has played the major haunts and been in the music scene for quite a while. She has just … Continue reading

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Old Friend and New Video

Alan James and I met about 15 years ago, or more. Alan’s singer-songwriter experience predates mine (by about ten or twelve years) which means he’s been performing since the days of “beatniks” (look it up children). So when Alan calls … Continue reading

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Ayyam-i-Ha is Celebration, Gifts, and Service

This evening starts the annual celebration period of the Baha’i Calendar. These days were named “Ayyam-i-Ha” which means “Days of Joy” but also, subtly,  “Days of 5” because in the Abjad reckoning (assigning numerical values to letters in the Arabic … Continue reading

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What If He Loved You?

I’m marveling at the reactions on Facebook to the situation surrounding Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson. As we all have read, Phil voiced some strong opinions about homosexuality, along with other behaviors, labeling them as “sin” and “illogical”. He was … Continue reading

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