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  • Baha’is abstain from food and drink between sunrise and sunset for 19 days. While this abstention from food and drink is a test of one’s will and discipline, the Fast is not just about abstaining from food. The Fast is, primarily, a spiritual practice.
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Malini Parker, a scientist-turned-artist living in Perth, shares with us what facing adversity has helped her understand and how art enabled her to navigate times of hardship. Art saved Malini’s life and what she gleaned through tests and difficulties spared her from experiencing true loss.

Find out more about Malini’s art and the courses she offers by visiting her website.

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Sam is a professional cinematographer of 15 years, based in Perth, Australia. Sam grew up in New Zealand, surrounded by the Southern Alps. He loves spending time enjoying nature, living a heart-centred life, and trying to positively contribute in work, community, and life where possible. Sam studied documentary filmmaking with the New Zealand Natural History Film Unit, and enjoys the challenge of filming and sharing people's stories.
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