I can hardly believe it is March once again. And that this year marks the third year that my dearest friend leila and I will be working on nineteen days.
Leila and I are both members of the Bahá'í Faith and we started this project back in 2008 as a way to mark the annual occurrence of the Bahá'í Fast.
It is essentially a period of meditation and prayer, of spiritual recuperation, during which the believer must strive to make the necessary readjustments in his inner life, and to refresh and reinvigorate the spiritual forces latent in his soul. Its significance and purpose are, therefore, fundamentally spiritual in character. –Shoghi Effendi —
Then last year, we cast our net a bit wider and invited 19 additional photographers to join us.
This year we because incredibly ambitious and have thirty-eight people contributing from all over the world.
Every day a different pairing of photographers will share images, words and thoughts of their fasting experience.
On one of those days, leila and I will share our own.
We hope you can join us over at nineteen days.