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Old 08-25-2016, 04:40 PM   #1
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Hello ! My name Is Ali Emanoil. I am 19 years old from Romania but i live in Montreal. Since i was young i studied all religions. i was born Protestant and i converted to Shia Islam 2 years ago. I have tried every religion but never found true peace. i suffer from Bipolar disorder and depression. Shiaism brought me peace for a time until i started getting tired of its political side (Iran,Hezbollah,Kill the apopstate etc ) . i still deeply love and revere Muhammad and Ahle Muhammad. i started reading a bit about bahaism and it seems very logical and clear. Can Bahaism bring me peace and connection with God ? Is there any Bahais here in montreal willing to talk or maybe meet so they can explain to me the faith better ?? Thanks !
 
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Old 08-25-2016, 05:40 PM   #2
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Sorry, but there are no such guarantees.

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Old 08-25-2016, 06:28 PM   #3
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Is there any Bahais here in montreal willing to talk or maybe meet so they can explain to me the faith better ?? Thanks !
Are there Baha'is in Montreal? Is the Pope Catholic? Montreal has many Baha'is!!! They recently had a conference there.
 
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Ali,

From your story it seems the Baha'i Faith would be an excellent path to study and find faith. I also studied many religions before becoming a Baha'i at age 18. I could not accept a religion that denies all others, so for me Baha'u'llah is the answer to my prayers.
 
Old 08-26-2016, 02:12 PM   #5
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Be more specific you winged terror We can guarantee that there are Baha'is in Montreal
 
Old 08-26-2016, 02:53 PM   #6
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Be more specific you winged terror We can guarantee that there are Baha'is in Montreal
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Can Bahaism bring me peace and connection with God ?
There are no guarantees as to the results in a specific case. Connection with God doesn't necessarily bring peace. Being a registered Bahá'í doesn't necessarily make one connected with God. Lots of hard work needed, and only heaven knows if one is ever able to attain one's lofty goals. Having access to such a massive source of knowledge actually can lead to overload.

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Old 08-27-2016, 01:18 PM   #7
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There are no guarantees as to the results in a specific case. Connection with God doesn't necessarily bring peace. Being a registered Bahá'í doesn't necessarily make one connected with God. Lots of hard work needed, and only heaven knows if one is ever able to attain one's lofty goals. Having access to such a massive source of knowledge actually can lead to overload.

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Absolutely!
 
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it NECESSARILY and ABSOLUTELY brings peace. in fact the only source of being in peace in this world of nothingness is to connect with God. if anyone says no, then he/she should tell me what is his idea of peace and how and where he searches for it if not in connecting with God! all restlessness is related to our lack of ability to connect with God (His manifestations) to the fullest extent.
 
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it NECESSARILY and ABSOLUTELY brings peace. in fact the only source of being in peace in this world of nothingness is to connect with God. if anyone says no, then he/she should tell me what is his idea of peace and how and where he searches for it if not in connecting with God! all restlessness is related to our lack of ability to connect with God (His manifestations) to the fullest extent.
Dear maryamr, i think we just see two sides of the same thing. I guess you talk about inner peace. I'm rather thinking of what happens when, as a Bahá'í, you live in today's world.

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I think it depends on the nature of the connection. After all, there are different degrees in one's connection to God. If we're talking the "Valley of Love" connection to God, that connection is perhaps the least peaceful. If we're talking about the "Valley of Contentment" connection to God, than Maryamr is right in that bringing about peace necessarily and absolutely.
 
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I think it depends on the nature of the connection. After all, there are different degrees in one's connection to God. If we're talking the "Valley of Love" connection to God, that connection is perhaps the least peaceful. If we're talking about the "Valley of Contentment" connection to God, than Maryamr is right in that bringing about peace necessarily and absolutely.
If you stand up for justice and truth, you shouldn't expect a peaceful life.

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Ali! Greetings! If you would like more information, there is a website for the Baha'is of Canada. They're contact page should give you the information you need to get in touch with Baha'is in your area.
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Consort with all men, O people of Bahá, in a spirit of friendliness and fellowship. If ye be aware of a certain truth, if ye possess a jewel, of which others are deprived, share it with them in a language of utmost kindliness and good-will. If it be accepted, if it fulfil its purpose, your object is attained. If any one should refuse it, leave him unto himself, and beseech God to guide him. Beware lest ye deal unkindly with him. A kindly tongue is the lodestone of the hearts of men. It is the bread of the spirit, it clotheth the words with meaning, it is the fountain of the light of wisdom and understanding....
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Hello ! My name Is Ali Emanoil. I am 19 years old from Romania but i live in Montreal. Since i was young i studied all religions. i was born Protestant and i converted to Shia Islam 2 years ago. I have tried every religion but never found true peace. i suffer from Bipolar disorder and depression. Shiaism brought me peace for a time until i started getting tired of its political side (Iran,Hezbollah,Kill the apopstate etc ) . i still deeply love and revere Muhammad and Ahle Muhammad. i started reading a bit about bahaism and it seems very logical and clear. Can Bahaism bring me peace and connection with God ? Is there any Bahais here in montreal willing to talk or maybe meet so they can explain to me the faith better ?? Thanks !
You're 19. You're very, very young. I am 66. I was raised as a Catholic for 12 years, but that's just because back then Catholic education in the U.S. was considered, by one's parents, the best education.

After that, I became totally political, but I won't mention what form, for 7 years. Then in 1975 I accepted sunni Islam. In 1976 I joined The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, which now calls it self The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. I was an Ahmadi Muslim from 1976 to 2003. In 2003 I left Ahmadiyyat (another name it uses) and "declared" as a Baha'i.

For certain reasons, that I might mention below, I left "The Faith," as Baha'i is often referred to by Baha'is, and went back to Ahmadiyyat. I was back in Ahmadiyyat for about a year, and got fed up with it. I have now SOMEWHAT return to a political stance, but still believe in Allah, His Prophet, sallalaho alaihe wa salaam, and Qur'an.

Now, I ask you to simply strongly CONSIDER everything I say from now on. Depending on your psychological make up; depending on your ability to tolerate ideas (especially doctrinal ideas) that are against YOUR CONSCIENCE, you will NEVER find any peace of mind in religion. Period.

Peace of mind MUST be found within yourself. It must be. There is a Book of Almighty Allah's that is written within your soul, and you must "read" that Book. I cannot tell you how to, but I know it's there. And when I'm not highly pissed off by the world's crap, I FIND that Book, very easily, and it gives me peace.

There are various types of people, but I'll mention two types:

1. There is the type that is very serious and wants everything in his or her religion to MAKE SENSE and be 100% correct. This kind of person cannot be satisfied with fluffy rationalizations about irrational or questionable doctrines. Rationalizations like, "Oh, you just have to meditate more on that teaching. Then you will eventually understand!" This kind of person will NEVER find peace in religion, because his psychological makeup will not change. He is fundamentally searching for TRUTH, not dogma; not rationalizations; not pious deflectionis.

2. There is the type of person--and I actually admire this person--who can go to a church, synagogue, mosque and participate EVEN THOUGH he knows that some of the doctrines are GARBAGE. This person can find peace. But!! In truth, the peace he has found is NOT in the religious doctrine, no. The peace he has found is inside of himself.

I don't know which kind of person you are. I am a No. 1 person. For example. The Baha'i Faith claims that the Universal House of Justice is INFALLIBLE. If you don't know the word, look it up.

Now, they will rationalize and give you what they believe, and expecd YOU to believe, is a rationally acceptable and even spiritually acceptable "answer." But, since you are a Muslim at heart, you are NOT going to be able to accept the idea that 9 HUMAN BEINGS are "infallible." You and I know that ONLY Almighty Allah is infallible.

Now, they will give you their "answer," and I'll let them do that. But their answer, for me, is GARBAGE--pure garbage. There is NO WAY in which ANY human being infallible. If they mean to use that word in some other manner, then they should use another word.

Now, long before the Baha'i Faith existed, the Church of Rome (the Catholic Church) declared that the Pope of Rome, the leader of the Catholic Church, was infallible. So, when the Baha'i Faith came along, there were TWO religious organizations on earth claiming that its leader was "infallible."

But, it doesn't end there!! In The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, they began stating that their Khalifa was "infallible." So, now you had THREE religious groups on this earth, each one of them claiming that THEIR leader was either God's sole Representative on Earth, or infallible, or BOTH.

This is one reason that I know, for a fact, that you will NEVER EVER find ANY true peace in religion. Religion has doctrines that, even when they make NO sense or are against your conscience, the believers of that religion DEMAND you must follow. And you won't be able to do that.

I follow the Book of Allah in my heart, which might be called my CONSCIENCE. And I don't care WHAT a Scripture says! If what lies in that Scripture is FOUL, for example, then it's a LIE and I ain't following it.

Example: The story in the Bible that says that Lot, who you and I know was a righteous Prophet of Allah, allowed his two daughters to get him drunk, and then he had sexual intercourse with BOTH of his two daughters, and got both of them pregnant.

Decades ago, I asked a Christian preacher to explain to me HOW ON EARTH a Prophet, whom Allah TALKED to directly, would allow his own daughters to give him so much alcohol that he got drunk, and, worse yet, he had sex--WITH HIS DAUGHTERS!!!!!! And then they got pregnant, the supposed "reason" being that there were "no men in the land."

So, I'm supposed to believe that Almighty Allah, for some reason, decided to kill everybody in the land, and not leave Lot's daughters with two righteous men that they could marry, rather than sleep with their own father to re-populate. No. It DIDN'T HAPPEN. Allah revealed Qur'an, and cleansed Hazrat Lot, alaihe salaam, of those filthy charges that had crept into the Torah through some unscrupulous individual. But CHRISTIANS tell you that you must accept that story as being "The Word of God." No I do not. And not it is not the Word of Allah. It is the word of some foul individual.

Now, I'm going to suggest something that you might not agree with as regards peace of mind. And it hasn't totally kicked in yet for me, but it's finally starting to kick in this last couple of weeks: MEDITATION.

I suggest the Qi Gong exercise & meditation technique of Falun Dafa. Look it up. It's taught for free.

Prophet Muhammad himself suggested meditation, but most Muslims appear to be unaware of his suggestion. Prayer and meditation--YOUR prayer; YOUR meditation. The Qi Gong of Falun Dafa carries no doctrine. Falun Dafa ITSELF has some forms of doctrine, but I do not follow them.

But, again: It might be good for you to be a No. 2 (see above) guy, and just read the things in religion that are comfortable for you, and leave the rest alone. Many people do that, though they don't tell others. My mother-in-law was like that. She was in her church choir, the sewing club, and other church activities.

But when it came to the doctrines, she surprised me one day and said, "Heck, I don't believe 90% of what that preacher talks about." Most Americans are like that: they just go to church and get a tiny bit, and leave the rest alone. In that way, they don't have to wrestle with STUPID and irrational doctrinal crap that their CONSCIENCE will not allow them to follow.

Here is another form of peace of mind: helping others. By helping others, you step OUTSIDE of yourself. You are much less focused on your own frustrations. You find comfort and peace of mind while you're helping others, and it lasts.

Here is another suggestion: Go to YouTube and view the 1950s episodes of.......The Lone Ranger. It gives me peace of mind. The Lone Ranger, and his trusty sidekick, Tonto, roam the Old West, clearing it of bandits and other bad guys, to bring "law and order."

I'm only HALF kidding, by the way. I was a kid in the 1950s, and The Lone Ranger was my favorite TV show. I view it now and get a lot of peace of mind, through vicarious association with the idea of ridding this world of bad people. I can't get rid of my country's politicians, for example, here in the U.S.

But, I CAN watch The Lone Ranger get rid of the bad guys. And then I gain peace of mind.

Hiyo SILVER!! HOWAY!!!!!!

Click this link to view an episode of The Lone Rangger:

The Lone Ranger, Episode 15: Old Joe's Sister

It's also a great reminder that not ALL "white" people are bad. (It's an inside joke, Ali--one probably not taken very well, but there it is).

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Old 09-06-2016, 10:39 AM   #14
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it NECESSARILY and ABSOLUTELY brings peace. in fact the only source of being in peace in this world of nothingness is to connect with God. if anyone says no, then he/she should tell me what is his idea of peace and how and where he searches for it if not in connecting with God! all restlessness is related to our lack of ability to connect with God (His manifestations) to the fullest extent.
"...how and where he searchers for it if not in connecting with God!"

I found it at YouTube: episodes of the 1950s TV series, The Lone Ranger. (Hiyo SILVER!! Howay!!!)
 
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You're 19. You're very, very young. I am 66. I was raised as a Catholic for 12 years, but that's just because back then Catholic education in the U.S. was considered, by one's parents, the best education.

After that, I became totally political, but I won't mention what form, for 7 years. Then in 1975 I accepted sunni Islam. In 1976 I joined The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, which now calls it self The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. I was an Ahmadi Muslim from 1976 to 2003. In 2003 I left Ahmadiyyat (another name it uses) and "declared" as a Baha'i.

For certain reasons, that I might mention below, I left "The Faith," as Baha'i is often referred to by Baha'is, and went back to Ahmadiyyat. I was back in Ahmadiyyat for about a year, and got fed up with it. I have now SOMEWHAT return to a political stance, but still believe in Allah, His Prophet, sallalaho alaihe wa salaam, and Qur'an.

Now, I ask you to simply strongly CONSIDER everything I say from now on. Depending on your psychological make up; depending on your ability to tolerate ideas (especially doctrinal ideas) that are against YOUR CONSCIENCE, you will NEVER find any peace of mind in religion. Period.

Peace of mind MUST be found within yourself. It must be. There is a Book of Almighty Allah's that is written within your soul, and you must "read" that Book. I cannot tell you how to, but I know it's there. And when I'm not highly pissed off by the world's crap, I FIND that Book, very easily, and it gives me peace.

There are various types of people, but I'll mention two types:

1. There is the type that is very serious and wants everything in his or her religion to MAKE SENSE and be 100% correct. This kind of person cannot be satisfied with fluffy rationalizations about irrational or questionable doctrines. Rationalizations like, "Oh, you just have to meditate more on that teaching. Then you will eventually understand!" This kind of person will NEVER find peace in religion, because his psychological makeup will not change. He is fundamentally searching for TRUTH, not dogma; not rationalizations; not pious deflectionis.

2. There is the type of person--and I actually admire this person--who can go to a church, synagogue, mosque and participate EVEN THOUGH he knows that some of the doctrines are GARBAGE. This person can find peace. But!! In truth, the peace he has found is NOT in the religious doctrine, no. The peace he has found is inside of himself.

I don't know which kind of person you are. I am a No. 1 person. For example. The Baha'i Faith claims that the Universal House of Justice is INFALLIBLE. If you don't know the word, look it up.

Now, they will rationalize and give you what they believe, and expecd YOU to believe, is a rationally acceptable and even spiritually acceptable "answer." But, since you are a Muslim at heart, you are NOT going to be able to accept the idea that 9 HUMAN BEINGS are "infallible." You and I know that ONLY Almighty Allah is infallible.

Now, they will give you their "answer," and I'll let them do that. But their answer, for me, is GARBAGE--pure garbage. There is NO WAY in which ANY human being infallible. If they mean to use that word in some other manner, then they should use another word.

Now, long before the Baha'i Faith existed, the Church of Rome (the Catholic Church) declared that the Pope of Rome, the leader of the Catholic Church, was infallible. So, when the Baha'i Faith came along, there were TWO religious organizations on earth claiming that its leader was "infallible."

But, it doesn't end there!! In The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, they began stating that their Khalifa was "infallible." So, now you had THREE religious groups on this earth, each one of them claiming that THEIR leader was either God's sole Representative on Earth, or infallible, or BOTH.

This is one reason that I know, for a fact, that you will NEVER EVER find ANY true peace in religion. Religion has doctrines that, even when they make NO sense or are against your conscience, the believers of that religion DEMAND you must follow. And you won't be able to do that.

I follow the Book of Allah in my heart, which might be called my CONSCIENCE. And I don't care WHAT a Scripture says! If what lies in that Scripture is FOUL, for example, then it's a LIE and I ain't following it.

Example: The story in the Bible that says that Lot, who you and I know was a righteous Prophet of Allah, allowed his two daughters to get him drunk, and then he had sexual intercourse with BOTH of his two daughters, and got both of them pregnant.

Decades ago, I asked a Christian preacher to explain to me HOW ON EARTH a Prophet, whom Allah TALKED to directly, would allow his own daughters to give him so much alcohol that he got drunk, and, worse yet, he had sex--WITH HIS DAUGHTERS!!!!!! And then they got pregnant, the supposed "reason" being that there were "no men in the land."

So, I'm supposed to believe that Almighty Allah, for some reason, decided to kill everybody in the land, and not leave Lot's daughters with two righteous men that they could marry, rather than sleep with their own father to re-populate. No. It DIDN'T HAPPEN. Allah revealed Qur'an, and cleansed Hazrat Lot, alaihe salaam, of those filthy charges that had crept into the Torah through some unscrupulous individual. But CHRISTIANS tell you that you must accept that story as being "The Word of God." No I do not. And not it is not the Word of Allah. It is the word of some foul individual.

Now, I'm going to suggest something that you might not agree with as regards peace of mind. And it hasn't totally kicked in yet for me, but it's finally starting to kick in this last couple of weeks: MEDITATION.

I suggest the Qi Gong exercise & meditation technique of Falun Dafa. Look it up. It's taught for free.

Prophet Muhammad himself suggested meditation, but most Muslims appear to be unaware of his suggestion. Prayer and meditation--YOUR prayer; YOUR meditation. The Qi Gong of Falun Dafa carries no doctrine. Falun Dafa ITSELF has some forms of doctrine, but I do not follow them.

But, again: It might be good for you to be a No. 2 (see above) guy, and just read the things in religion that are comfortable for you, and leave the rest alone. Many people do that, though they don't tell others. My mother-in-law was like that. She was in her church choir, the sewing club, and other church activities.

But when it came to the doctrines, she surprised me one day and said, "Heck, I don't believe 90% of what that preacher talks about." Most Americans are like that: they just go to church and get a tiny bit, and leave the rest alone. In that way, they don't have to wrestle with STUPID and irrational doctrinal crap that their CONSCIENCE will not allow them to follow.

Here is another form of peace of mind: helping others. By helping others, you step OUTSIDE of yourself. You are much less focused on your own frustrations. You find comfort and peace of mind while you're helping others, and it lasts.

Here is another suggestion: Go to YouTube and view the 1950s episodes of.......The Lone Ranger. It gives me peace of mind. The Lone Ranger, and his trusty sidekick, Tonto, roam the Old West, clearing it of bandits and other bad guys, to bring "law and order."

I'm only HALF kidding, by the way. I was a kid in the 1950s, and The Lone Ranger was my favorite TV show. I view it now and get a lot of peace of mind, through vicarious association with the idea of ridding this world of bad people. I can't get rid of my country's politicians, for example, here in the U.S.

But, I CAN watch The Lone Ranger get rid of the bad guys. And then I gain peace of mind.

Hiyo SILVER!! HOWAY!!!!!!

Click this link to view an episode of The Lone Rangger:

The Lone Ranger, Episode 15: Old Joe's Sister

It's also a great reminder that not ALL "white" people are bad. (It's an inside joke, Ali--one probably not taken very well, but there it is).
I must step in here to correct an untruth. The House of justice is not infallible but is guided by God as a collective not individually. One has to study the faith as a whole, by yourself not listening to what others think they know, Only God knows all. It is sad when people think they know all, it is only careful study of God's Word that we are led to the truth. What does it say concerning people who try to make themselves partners with God?
Now it will take a lifetime of study to understand what you wish to know, I wish you well, may god guide your soul, may you with humility listen to your
heart.
I believe in the Baha-'I faith at 72 years of study and striving to live the faith.
Love and best wishes
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The Baha'i Faith claims that the Universal House of Justice is INFALLIBLE. If you don't know the word, look it up.
Baha'u'llah by "His Covernant" has given the Authority to the Universal House of Justice to operate within His guidelines.

If they do then Baha'u'llah has assured them the solution they jointly decide upon, will be the will be the right solution.

This is inferred infallibility and well explained in this link - The Infallibility of the Universal House of Justice

Regards Tony
 
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This thread seems to have gone far off the track. I'm not entirely happy with that. A seeker is looking for information. and is met with.....heaven knows what.

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This thread seems to have gone far off the track. I'm not entirely happy with that. A seeker is looking for information. and is met with.....heaven knows what.

gnat
We have a discussion of what infallibility means, which is not a bad thing. It is a very important topic, and often misrepresented, so it deserves attention.

The individual members of the Universal House of Justice are not infallible. The decisions made by the House of Justice are an infallible guide for Baha's because God protects them from error. That doesn't mean that every decision will have fully considered all facts, because they're not all-knowing. They make an effort to gather all relevant facts, apply collective wisdom and pray for guidance. Baha'u'llah has assured us that they will always be guided to make the right decisions. The decisions they make can be changed according to the requirements of the time, so they don't have to be so farsighted that they are applicable for 1000 years, but they are the right thing for this period of time.
 
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We have a discussion of what infallibility means, which is not a bad thing. It is a very important topic, and often misrepresented, so it deserves attention.

The individual members of the Universal House of Justice are not infallible. The decisions made by the House of Justice are an infallible guide for Baha's because God protects them from error. That doesn't mean that every decision will have fully considered all facts, because they're not all-knowing. They make an effort to gather all relevant facts, apply collective wisdom and pray for guidance. Baha'u'llah has assured us that they will always be guided to make the right decisions. The decisions they make can be changed according to the requirements of the time, so they don't have to be so farsighted that they are applicable for 1000 years, but they are the right thing for this period of time.
From whom does The House take advice?
 
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From whom does The House take advice?
The Universal house of Justice has set up the Center of the Study of the texts. Over time many people of Capacity in all fields of learning have been assisting with providing information that will assist with their decisions. As the future unfolds there will be many undertaking this task.

There is also the appointed Arms of Protection and Propergation, which will offer insight and advice if requested.

I love the way the Faith practices what is written by Baha'u'llah about the learned in Mankind.

Regards Tony
 
Old 09-10-2016, 01:11 PM   #21
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Hello ! My name Is Ali Emanoil. I am 19 years old from Romania but i live in Montreal. Since i was young i studied all religions. i was born Protestant and i converted to Shia Islam 2 years ago. I have tried every religion but never found true peace. i suffer from Bipolar disorder and depression. Shiaism brought me peace for a time until i started getting tired of its political side (Iran,Hezbollah,Kill the apopstate etc ) . i still deeply love and revere Muhammad and Ahle Muhammad. i started reading a bit about bahaism and it seems very logical and clear. Can Bahaism bring me peace and connection with God ? Is there any Bahais here in montreal willing to talk or maybe meet so they can explain to me the faith better ?? Thanks !

Hi and welcome to the Forum. The answer is yes, the Baha'i Faith can indeed give a strong connection and everlasting peace with God.

I hope you find someone to talk to, here is a link that you can look at Montreal Bahá

If you have questions please ask. My Wife has Bipolar disorder and suffered Manic depression. She is a Baha'i that has found peace in God and a balance in life.

My wife offers that we must look at medical science for what you both suffer from, what has to be balanced is the Serotonin.

Regards Tony

Last edited by tonyfish58; 09-10-2016 at 01:28 PM.
 
Old 10-14-2016, 12:04 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by AidanK View Post
From whom does The House take advice?
My dear friend, better is Universal House of Justifice than a Vatican & stupid shia Imams , that both organisations have the same connection, both are hierarchical and authoritarian

Last edited by Babism; 10-14-2016 at 12:07 AM.
 
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