Naw Ruz marks the end of the Fast and the beginning of a new year in the Baha’i calendar. Naw-Ruz is a celebration of a “spiritual springtime” that symbolizes both individual renewal and mankind’s revitalization.
In this latest video from the Baha’i World News Service (BWNS), we see how, with new public health directives prohibiting gatherings, the Baha’is in Kiyunga, Uganda have taken to radio to bring hope and joy to their neighbors, encouraging prayer within each home. These daily broadcasts are prompting a conversation across households on the importance of prayer as a source of strength during these exceptionally difficult times.
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.