An education and training program is being used worldwide to build capacity in individuals to service their communities. It is an effective and free training program open to interested individuals who would like to serve as teachers of children, Jr. Youth groups animators, or youth and adults course tutors.
The main sequence of courses offered by . . . → Read More: Serving our neighbors of all ages
Frontiers of Learning Our friends are excited about community building in places around the world, such as The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Colombia, India and Canada. Check it out! It is a movie story about decades of work to enrich the spiritual aspects of building community, such as educating children, devotional meetings, studying the Bahá’í . . . → Read More: Frontiers of Learning
For five years, seven Bahá’í leaders have been imprisoned in Iran because of their faith. http://iran.bahai.us
Please help pray and call attention to resolutions in United States congress… Bahá’ís in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho will hold a public prayer meeting Monday, May 13, 2013 at 7PM at 2705B N Howard St. All are welcome.
This is part . . . → Read More: Five Years Too Many…Please help!
“The light of men is Justice. Quench it not with the contrary winds of oppression and tyranny. The purpose of justice is the appearance of unity among men.” Bahá’u’lláh [Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh Revealed after the Kitáb-i-Aqdas, pp. 66-67] Please join us for conversation at Chairs coffee, 113 W Indiana Ave, Spokane, Wednesday, May 1, 5:15 PM. . . . → Read More: The light of men is Justice
Or – why 43 year old Aliy Zirkle is important
While most of the news and bloggers are drawing our attention to human rights violations toward women or the the glitz and glitter of $1000/appearance athletes, a small group of women are quietly competing shoulder to shoulder with men, and holding their own. When we . . . → Read More: An unusual level playing field for women
A recent blog post from my neice about hope ended with a challenge. What can you do to bring hope to others today? I find an article handed out at the recent Spiritual Conversation at Chairs Coffee House was an answer to that question. I can share “A New Vision for Humanity’s Future” because it . . . → Read More: A New Vision for Humanity’s Future
I wanted to share with you the highlight of my week – on Wednesday a few people gathered at Chairs Coffee to read some of Tahirih’s poems. As I was reading, I chose two that were an expression of the poet’s love for her Beloved. I was fascinated by Tahirih, the lover who was both . . . → Read More: Reading Tahirih, the “captive thrall”
Excerpts from a talk by `Abdul’l-Baha at the Theosophical Society of New York, 2228 Broadway in New York, Dec 4, 1912
As we have before indicated, this human reality stands between the higher and the lower in man, between the world of the animal and the world of Divinity. When the animal proclivity in man . . . → Read More: Why do the Holy Manifestations of God Appear?
Every Monday from 9 AM to 9:30 AM you may call in for Bahá’í prayers on a conference call. Try it. Phone (605) 475-3200. Use the pass code 235653 then press # (pound). You will hear a tone, followed by a voice asking you to state your first name. Baha’is and friends from Washington to . . . → Read More: CALL-IN FOR DEVOTIONS
“Create relationships that nothing can shake; form an assembly that nothing can break up; have a mind that never ceases acquiring riches that nothing can destroy. If love did not exist, what of reality would remain? It is the fire of the love of God which renders man superior to the animal. Strengthen this superior . . . → Read More: Thoughts About Community Building