My Month as a Zarathushti: Video

Thanks for stopping by. As you know, this month was not only a whirlwind but I spent it a lone practitioner. This doesn’t make for super-interesting video footage, however the month has changed my life all the same. In the video you will find glimpses of that change and the challenges I faced to earn […]

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Zoroastrianism: Conclusion

Here we are: the end of our third month of Project Conversion. March was a turbulent ride, but we are here–we made it out alive, and we are all older and wiser. Because this month began on a Tuesday, each week begins and concludes on a Tuesday, thus today is officially the last day of normal […]

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Faith and Devotee: It Hurts so Good

I enjoyed this song before the radio played it to death, however anything can rise from the ashes when watered with new meaning. The song is “Love the Way You Lie,” by Eminem and Rhianna. I rediscovered it while in the fiery throes of doubt/faith this month. Indeed, every blow of doubt, confusion, and ecstasy felt as if […]

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Revelation by Fire

This last week is about reflection–about what we’ve learned during the last month. So much has happened. So many trials…have I passed? That was my question this morning during prayers. In studying the Gathas I picked up on how personal Zarathushtra was in his prayers/conversations with the divine. His words are poetic but not contrived. He […]

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A Gift to my Mentor: Update

Ushta te, everyone, and good morning. Remember the post toward the end of last month entitled “A Gift to my Mentor“? At the conclusion of each month, my World Religions instructor asks me to present a summary of the faith I explored to her class. Last month (February) I presented the Baha’i Faith. For forty minutes […]

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