Building The Fortress

"…among them He established the law of marriage, made it as a fortress for well-being and salvation…" -Baha'u'lllah

Frontiers of Learning

A new film was recently released by the Baha’i International Community that documents the community building efforts in four localities around the world. Individuals in the northern part of the Bolivar region … Continue reading

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When Only One is Fasting

The Baha’i month of fasting is a time that many look forward to with anticipation. This quote from ‘Abdu’l-Baha conveys the beauty that can be experienced by fasting and the … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fast Begins

Around the world Baha’is have just been through their first day of the Fast for this year. There are 18 more to go before  it ends with Naw Ruz celebrations. … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mixed Marriages: Christmas Celebrations

One of the beautiful things about the Baha’i faith is Baha’u’llah’s teaching to, “Consort with the followers of all religions in a spirit of friendliness and fellowship.” For many of … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Prayer in Married Life

What kind of habits did you form surrounding prayer as a single person? All adult Baha’is are required to recite prayers, at minimum, every morning and evening. In addition, the … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Husbands, Wives and Politians

Earlier this month the United States held a presidential election. Though systems of governance vary from place to place most countries have some form of electoral process and those elections … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Month of Sorrow

Today Larissa Loomes writes about drawing strenght from marriage in times of sorrow. Historically I have not written here about my own marriage or personal life. This site was started … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

“Just go to a conference…”

This past weekend the Association for Baha’i Studies annual North American conference took place in Montreal. Conferences such as this one, along with summer schools and workshops, provide a valuable … Continue reading

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A Privilage and a Small Recompense

There will come a time in most marriages when a husband and wife must consider how best to care for aging parents. For some families this will happen early in … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

From the Diary of Agnes Parsons: About the Word Obey

One hundred years ago today Agnes Parsons recorded a visit with ‘Abdu’l-Baha in her diary. Here is what she said: July 31, 1912 Dublin, NH ‘Abdu’l-Bahá came to this house … Continue reading

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