Named after a saint

Today is my name’s day. In Bulgaria, where I come from, it means celebrating the day of the saint after...

Against increadible odds

Against increadible odds

Yesterday I finished reading a wonderful book called “Against Incredible Odds” by Baharieh Rouhani Ma’ani, the mother of a dear...

Searching for the heavenly Father

Searching for the heavenly Father

Last night my 2 year old daughter had woken up in the middle of the night calling for me, looking...

Birth of the Bab

Birth of the Bab

I was invited to tell the story of the Bab at the celebration of the Birth of the Bab. I...

Beseeching my Lord

Beseeching my Lord

I beseech Thee, O my Lord, by Thy mercy that hath surpassed the entire creation, and Thy generosity that hath...

Message from God for Today

Message from God for Today

Monday night at Feast, a friend shared eloquently something that touched me deeply. She recalled an occasion where she had...

Cleansing the rust off my heart

Cleansing the rust off my heart

This morning greets me with yet another gem from Baha’u’llah’s “Hidden Words” (Persian, #56): O My Son! The company of...

God Sufficeth This Hollow Reed

God Sufficeth This Hollow Reed

I love discovering the broader context of prayers and writings that I find nurturing. Today’s message from the Baha’i Readings...

Heed not your weaknesses and frailty

Heed not your weaknesses and frailty

I am reflecting on the paralyzing paradox of dealing with my shortcomings yet needing to move on, in order to...