By Bridget Blomfield
Only a number of weeks after she begins instructing, the fifth-grade women invite her to wait a spiritual ritual after college. Sitting, coated in black, she starts off to interact: listening to the laments of the ladies, she too starts off to weep. She is invited into the women’s houses, the place they proportion their hopes, goals, and fears. She dances at weddings, child showers, and a Mother’s Day "women’s merely" swim get together. She is deeply commemorated whilst she is invited to ritually wash and bury an outdated Iranian woman’s physique, erupting a love for her personal mom and her approaching loss of life. eventually, she travels to Iran for a surreal non secular pilgrimage the place she turns into Shi’a "in her heart," turning into extra totally human.
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The Language of Tears: My Journey into the World of Shi'i Muslim Women (Islamic Encounter Series) by Bridget Blomfield