Monday, March 03, 2008

On the Baha'i Month of the Fast as the Peak Blogging and Blog-Reading Season: Season's Greetings

The fast is the peak blogging time of the year for Baha'is. It's my impression that more Baha'i bloggers post during this time and more Baha'is spend time online than at other times of the year. "Can't eat, so might as well blog," the thinking goes. The fast is supposed to be a time of reflection. What better way to reflect than to blog! So enjoy this year's month of the fast Baha'i blog-post crop. I do a search on U of Toronto's BlogScope for "Baha'i fast" and begin my reading... -gw

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Candace, a girl who also lived in Ivy House, had just become a Baha'i, so it was her first time fasting. She would come up from her double to my single around 5:30 in the morning, and we would sit and eat together and chat and then she'd go back down and I'd collapse into sleep. It was nice

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