Articles by Salima Versi
By Salima Versi
January 17, 2019
Edmonton’s Salima Versi finds in the glories of the city’s Aga Khan Garden a reminder that goodness grows even in ground tainted by bigotry and fear.
And the garden helps me to remember that as I do that work, I can still show people that my faith is beautiful, and graceful, and strong, filled with a quiet ecstasy that runs through me as it does through the garden, perhaps all the more so for the snow that falls And it’s a reminder that, as Rumi says, “In winter, the bare boughs that seem to sleep work covertly, preparing for their spring”