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Honoring the Intersecting Parts of Myself and My Community

By Kimberly Burnham

 Baha'i Temple in Chicago/Kimberly Burnham-SpokaneFAVS
Baha’i Temple in Chicago/Kimberly Burnham-SpokaneFAVS

Two years ago on a Jewish sponsored bicycle ride (the Hazon Cross-USA), I sat in a Baha’i temple and thought about how connected I am to all the Abrahamic traditions and how hate perpetrated against one hurts all of us for we are all connected.

Naturalists put it this way: “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.”

Here is the poem I wrote at that time.



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