Designer Melody Ehsani finds herself at a deep spiritual crossroads—should she follow her family’s expectations, or her heart? How can she discover her real purpose? She pleads with God to show her a way to understand her own spirit—not just the bright prospects of some prescribed role. She learns to meditate, and finds a way to put questions to her higher self. That spiritual practice, along with the Baha’i teachings, gives her the confidence to question everything and take her own path.

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  • Arjana Olldashi
    May 27, 2017
    Feeling inspired today by this talk! Thank you! Keep up your great spirit!
  • Bruce Kinzinger
    Mar 23, 2017
    Inner journeys that guide our outer journey are real.
    I wasn't Baha'i yet when I went through such a journey, moving me from the hard sciences into medicine. Decades later, I have had a rewarding life, and continue to have periods of reflection like this, that guide upcoming chapters of life.
    You have said much at a young age to reflect a wisdom that frames up this reflective process, communing with our own spirit, that guides us in our unique and unfolding way. Thank you for sharing.
  • Janine van Rooij
    Mar 22, 2017
    I am so happy to learn that there are more Bahais who understand that God is there, every moment, every time, and that answers DO come! Yes to guided meditation! Yes to the law of attraction, but most of all, Yes to remember who you are and what your real goals are.
    Thank you so much Melody for this talk.
  • Mar 22, 2017
    Melody your talk was so effecting. It resonated with my spirit.
  • Dennis Pettyjohn
    Mar 21, 2017
    Beautifully and succinctly stated. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Very appreciated,
  • Chris Cobb
    Mar 21, 2017
    Best one yet so far :)