advice

  1. Y

    Seeking advice

    Ever since becoming a Bahá'í i have never been passionate about the Ruhi courses. To 'be firm in the covenant' means to submit and respect and obey the UHJ, I am being advised by the institution members that my best steps would be to do the courses. Many devoted if not all Bahá'í are engaged in...
  2. MysticMonist

    Prayer Advice?

    I’ve been trying to establish a prayer life that I feel called to. What I think I’m trying to do is have it be disciplined but not legalistic, be the focus on my life but not an exercise in pridefulness. It’s a tall order. At minimum, we can say one short prayer, do 95 recitations, and read the...
  3. C

    I Need Guidance with Relationships

    Hello! I am in a situation that is a little bit uncommon, and have some questions to which the answers could help me. I am not a Baha'i, but I have been exploring the faith and am currently working on Book 1. I have a general understanding of the animal instincts, but still need help. I have...
  4. J

    Special Situation Advice on Living Together with Opposite Sex

    Hello everyone! I am a Baha'i, and have recently become a particularly devoted one as I've finally grown up enough to truly understand the majestic nature of the Faith! In my daily striving to better myself and serve my community I've met someone with the same goals as me and we have an amazing...
  5. EternalStudent9

    Advice

    Lately I have been experiencing increased stress, dizziness, a strong desire not to eat in the mornings, hallucinations, and this morning I experienced violent shaking during sleep paralysis. I need advice. Specifically, I need to know if it would be responsible for me to continue to fast with...
  6. S

    New Baha'i seeking advice on marriage

    Hi Friends~ I am a newly declared Baha'i. It has been amazing in this short time already how profoundly my life has been shifting and how much the devotional aspect has been filling me and guiding me. That said, one of the gifts and challenges has been.. incorporating various aspects of being...
  7. arthra

    Advice on teaching by Abdul-Baha

    'I am satisfied with Christianity and have no need for Bahá'u'lláh': "At one time the Master was asked, 'What shall I say to those who state that they are satisfied with Christianity and do not need this present Manifestation?' His reply was clear: 'Let them alone. What would they do if...
  8. arthra

    Advice on marriage by Abdul-Baha

    I don't think I've seen this before as it's in Star of the West and so will share it here....:thumbsup: Advice given by ‘Abdu’l-Baha to a believer about marriage and family life December 22, 1918 Haifa Now that thou art returning to America thou must think of taking unto thyself a wife. Do...
  9. V

    mild mental illness, courtship + marriage?

    Would you marry someone who had gone through mental illness (depression, mood disorder, almost-homosexuality) in the past (not anymore), and had a history of schizophrenia in the family ?? Will it significantly make life harder? is it something prayer can overcome? What do the Writings have...
  10. M

    Need advice.. I have been having phisical Intimate encouters with a female

    Hello fellow Bahai's and others.. Let me explain.. So, recently I have been seeing a girl and to make a long story short, we have been engaging in physical encounters from time to time. I don't think there is marriage anytime soon due to various reasons.. but I always find myself asking for...
  11. P

    Advice on Ethical and justice question

    I am hoping to get some advice and opinions on a predicament I am in. I recently finished a building project fopr someone and they now refuse to pay the final amount. I won't go into detail as to why or this thread would be too long. Suffice to say I have agreed to reduce bill to allow for...