reflections

  1. Luqman

    Reflections on Jonah

    “Now the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish…” Jonah 1:1-2 I was reading the book of Jonah recently, and it got me thinking...
  2. camachoe

    Reflections on the First Counsel

    O SON OF SPIRIT! My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and radiant heart, that thine may be a sovereignty ancient, imperishable and everlasting. I guess that Hidden Words is one of the most popular books of Bahá'u'lláh... I received a beautiful copy when welcomed by my local...
  3. camachoe

    Reflections on the Short Obligatory Prayer

    I have now been praying the short obligatory Prayer for like two months and I would like to share what I feel and think, and know from you what you feel and think. I will do it going sentence by sentence, just out of a personal preference, but please let me know in your own words what you...
  4. RonPrice

    Baha'is and Jews: Some Reflections

    Over the last decade, 2005 to 2014, since my retirement from FT, PT and most volunteer work, after an employment-and-student life of half a century, 1954 to 2004, I have often written about the Jews and Judaism with comparisons and contrasts to a people and a religion I have now been associated...
  5. tonyfish58

    Reflections on Baha'i Pigrimage

    Hello friends. Having just come back from my 9 day pilgrimage from Haifa it was suggested that I post of my experience. I will do this over a couple of posts to keep them short and to the point. I will start with the spiritual aspect and post about specifics of the 9 day pilgrimage, travel...
  6. RonPrice

    Some Personal Reflections on the Long March

    In the two week period before I joined the Baha’i Faith in early October 1959 at the age of 15 much happened in the economic and political world. I do not want to give a travelogue or a social analysis of all the events or the happenings as they might appear in some annalistic...
  7. RonPrice

    Some Personal Reflections on the Berlin Wall

    THE WALL AND THE WINDOW The Berlin Wall was erected on the night of August 13, 1961. I began my travelling-pioneer life for the Canadian Bahá’í community in a weekend afternoon in late August 1962. That August night in 1961 was on a weekend when most Berliners were sleeping. The East German...