Today is the Zoroastrian remembrance of the death of the Prophet Zarathustra (Zoroaster) and the Christian Feast of Saint Stephen, first Christian martyr. The African-American festival of Kwanzaa begins today.
Christmas, children, is not a date.
It is a state of mind.
~ Mary Ellen Chase
Just as is the will of the lord God so too is that of the spiritual leader owing to his righteousness. The gifts of good mind are for those who work in this world and wield in accord with the will of Ahura Mazda. The kingdom of Ahura’s heaven is for him, who renders succour to the poor.
(Zoroastrian Gathic hymn1)
1 Considered the most sacred of the Gathic hymns of the Avesta, the revered texts of Zoroastrianism.
This Week’s Affirmation:
“I am love and I radiate love to the world around me.”
(For more on Affirmations, go to my Affirmations Page.)