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    I have a question about getting your parents' consent to marry.

    Hello, everyone. I am not a Bahai. I have never been a member of any organized religion in my life, but I have been trying to learn about different religions for the past few years and recently have been investigating the Bahai Faith and reading a lot about it. I have lots of questions and I may...
  2. A

    marriage- parents' willing consent

    I belong to a wonderful bahai family with loving and caring parents. I am in love with a muslim boy since 12 yrs and he is extremely supportive of me following the bahai faith. we have been waiting to get married for all these years due to certain challenges we have been facing all the while...
  3. O

    Respecting your parents. But what about respecting your children?

    Hi. I just wanted to talk about a topic today. I think judaism, christianity, islam and the baha'i faith all talk about respecting and honouring your parents. But what if the parents are not respectable and dishonourable? What if it's the parents that's doing wrong, disrespecting and...
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    Praying For Our Parents

    This article was posted on Bahaiteachings.org (written/compiled by Jaine Toth) and reminds us of our obligations toward our parents. This past year, as Mother’s Day passed and Father’s Day approached, I reflected on the importance of honoring and obeying our parents, the ones who brought us...
  5. becky

    Honoring our parents

    It is seemly that the servant should, after each prayer, supplicate God to bestow mercy and forgiveness upon his parents. Thereupon God's call will be raised: "Thousand upon thousand of what thou hast asked for thy parents shall be thy recompense!" Blessed is he who remembereth his parents when...
  6. O

    Shoghi Effendi's Parents

    Mother: Díyá'Íyyih Khánum Rabbani Díyá'Íyyih Khánum Rabbani Father:Mírzá Hádí Shírází (here seated to the front-right of Mishkín-Qalam) Page 19 - Group of Believers of Akka, Views of Akka While there are a number of stories around the internet, and even in the Writings, related to Navváb...
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    As adults, how are we to honor our parents?

    I am wondering what the writings say about HOW to honor our parents. For example, my mother is Christian and considers every group, not in mainstream Christianity, to be a cult. Because of her beliefs, I do not bring up my beliefs with her anymore. My question is this: As older, mature adults...
  8. Rani

    On the subject of children and parents.

    Speaking of child-raising and education, I came across this passage a few days ago: A child is as a young plant: it will grow in whatever way you train it. If you rear it to be truthful, and kind, and righteous, it will grow straight, it will be fresh and tender, and will flourish. But if not...
  9. J

    Love & Marriage Help - Parents agreed but disagreed later

    Allah'u'abha Bahai Forum-ers, I need advices and help. I've been a Bahai since birth, and my parents are Bahais too. I'm fell in love with this Bahai girl and she is the sweetest and greatest person in my life. She is of a different color too. She and my parents met, and things were getting...