Photo Gallery The centenary of ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s visit to America was commemorated at The First Unitarian Church in Baltimore. Click to enlarge and browse a gallery of related photos. Remembrance of ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s visit to America is, naturally, a source of joy across the whole country in this centennial year — not just at the sites of [...]
Talk to Baha’is about acceptance of and respect for Baha’i law and institutions, and two notions immediately come to the fore. Faith, of course, is one. But also immersion in the sacred writings and guidance. Nathan Shepherd of Carrboro, North Carolina, says his understandings came about this way: “I realized that I believed in and [...]
Florida woman takes up slain fiancé’s spiritual search and finds peace
Something magical happens to many Baha’is when they turn 15. They become more responsible. Everything they’ve learned from growing up in the Faith kicks in, and, although they aren’t yet adults, they grow the mental equivalent of three inches.
Last year, as a new Baha’i, I participated in my first Fast. I was a strange combination of nervous, excited, scared and exhilarated. In the midst of my hunger, I managed to keep up a public blog, attend a retreat at Green Acre Baha’i School, visit the Baha’i House of Worship near Chicago and, in the end, discover the real point of it all.