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Beloved Community, 
This afternoon, I saw the most excellent life sized skeleton on a front porch. Yep. That’s the season. The days have shrunk, the nights have grown, the moon wanes and we keep on singing and praying and shining. 

Thursday, September 15th – In an Eastern Rose Garden Sufi Class – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Friday UTC) – Zoom Here!  – I’ll bring a doughnut. You can easily stave off jealousy by bringing your own beautiful yummy treat. Or by developing big mudita (sympathetic joy)…but it’s sometimes easier to just get a doughnut. 

Saturday, September 17th – Zikr in Denver – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Sunday UTC) – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe St) or Zoom Here!  – $15 to $30 suggested donation – bring a snack or dessert to share afterward.
And, if you’d like to join us for dinner before Zikr, we’ll be at “Junction Food” at 5 PM – 2000 S Colorado Blvd Building IV

Sunday, September 18th – Dances of Universal Peace at the Nyland Cohousing outdoor pavilion – 4 to 6 PM – Thank you, Baraka Brenda, for inviting me! – 3525 Nyland Way, Lafayette, Co

Monday, September 19th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM Mountain (3:30 PM UTC) – Zoom Here!  – or let me know if you want to come over 

Wednesday, September 21st – Autumn Equinox Universal Worship Service with Rahima Jodie Rain – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Thursday UTC) – Zoom Here!  – or let us know if you want to join us in our Fort Collins home! – bring non-perishable foods to be donated to the local food bank

Thursday, September 22nd – In an Eastern Rose Garden…or whatever next Message Volume we choose… – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Friday UTC) – Zoom Here! 

Friday, September 23rd – Chances of Universal Peace – Unity Church in Fort Collins (1401 W Vine) – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Saturday UTC) – join us in person $15 to $25 suggested donation – or Zoom Here!  – this evening may include dancing…or might be just seated chanting…but will definitely be interfaith music and prayer! 

Sunday, September 25th – I’m delighted to be leading the Dervish Coffee with the Fraternity of Light – this is a weekly offering of spiritual teachings and practice organized by Pir Moinuddin Christopher Clarke. I look forward to being with this sweet community! All are welcome! – 7 AM Mountain (1 PM UTC) –

Monday, September 26th – Sufi Meditation – our weekly attunement to a Beautiful Name of God, prayers and practice – 9:30 AM Mountain (3:30 PM UTC) – Zoom Here!  or let me know if you want to join me in my home 

Thursday, September 29th – Probably not In an Eastern Rose Garden…possibly Sufi Message Volume 11? Or 9? Or…I’m open to your suggestions… – we’ll definitely be reading some Murshid, doing a bit of music and conversation! – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Friday UTC) – Zoom Here! 

Friday, September 30th – Sufi Contact Friday Meditation – 12 PM Mountain (6 PM UTC) – our usual noon zoom will be an extended process on the last Friday of each month – you are welcome to join us for the first 15 minutes…or stay for the entire process, which will be around 45 minutes – This is a monthly attunement with short periods of silence, readings from Inayat Khan, connecting with worldwide Sufi friends who also do this practice each month… – Zoom Here! 

Friday, September 30th – Interfaith Chant Evening – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Saturday UTC) – singing, singing, singing, praying, praying, praying… – let me know if you want to join us in person…or Zoom Here! 

Monday, October 3rd – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM Mountain (3:30 PM UTC) – let me know if you’re coming over…or Zoom Here! 

Wednesday, October 5th – Sufi Guides Kinship meeting – 10 AM Mountain (4 PM UTC) – for Sufi initiators and guides working with their own mureeds…contact me for more info and zoom link. 

Thursday, October 6th – Eastern Rose Garden…the yet to be chosen sequel…- 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Friday UTC) – Zoom Here! 

Friday, October 7th – Chant, Dance, Pray (very possibly with me and Khabir Wali’!) – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Saturday UTC) – at Unity Church in Fort Collins (1401 W Vine Dr) and Zoom Here!  – $15 to $30 suggested donation  – for real, our friend Khabir and his beloved husband Bernd will be here and if they’re not too jet lagged, we’ll co-create the evening…we shall see! 

Monday, October 10th – Sufi Meditation – 9:30 AM Mountain (3:30 PM UTC) – let me know if you want to join me in my home…or Zoom Here! 

Thursday, October 13th – Not an Eastern Rose Garden…but definitely Sufi Class… – 7 PM Mountain (1 AM Friday UTC) – Zoom Here! 

Then…big, happy day!! 
FRIDAY evening and SATURDAY ALL DAY and EVENING…October 14th and 15th – Khabir and I are co-leading an “Unveiling the Beloved” extended experience… – at the Rocky Mountain Miracle Center in Denver (1939 S Monroe) – We love sharing these delightful adventures with all of you! Come in person for a sweet, warm, engaging, inspiring and enriching time! 
Friday 7 to 9:30 PM 
Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM (with breaks for lunch and dinner) 
$60 to $100 per person

And…looking gently ahead… 
If you are an ordained cherag or a cherag-in-training, our yearly Cherags Retreat is the first weekend of December at Sunshine Mountain Lodge – Friday, December 2nd to Monday, December 5th – estimated cost is $300 per person, which will cover all meals and lodging. Contact me to register and save your spot. Feel free to share this invitation to other ordained cherags you know might be interested. 

Daily prayers are still happening. 15 minute spiritual tune-up every single day – 12 PM Mountain (6 PM UTC) – Zoom Here! 

Sirat-i Inayat has a separate email list and calendar of events. Peruse the calendar and/or subscribe here:
The current offerings include: 
– Sunday morning kinship coffee (Mirabai)
– Wednesday afternoon Gathas class (Abdullah) 
– Twice monthly Thursday afternoon zikr (Raziya) 
– Twice monthly Sunday Healing Service (Raziya) 
– Daily German noon prayer zoom (Khabir) 
– Daily Russian 9 AM prayer zoom (Aliela) 
– Quarterly Universal Worship Service (Rahima) 
– plus…all of Sára’s shenanigans…

Youtube channel for Chant and Pray recordings: Sára’s YouTube
OneDrive with daily zikr/song from our noon prayer zooms: Zikr Downloads

Great Big Blessings and Gargantuan Love,