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by Truth
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Commercial
Topic: Want to transfer Bahaidevotionals.org
Replies: 1
Views: 22926

Want to transfer Bahaidevotionals.org

Hi All, I own Bahaidevotionals.org which i'm shutting down (I never update or maintain it). Instead of letting the domain expire and potentially being parked for a higher price by a domain broker, i'm just wondering if I can transfer it to someone that could make use of it or at least hold it for th...
by Truth
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Tell the king that this territory will pass out of his hands
Replies: 5
Views: 16263

Re: Tell the king that this territory will pass out of his h

Thanks MontanaDon. That was a really helpful explanation. :thumbs:
by Truth
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Tell the king that this territory will pass out of his hands
Replies: 5
Views: 16263

Re: Tell the king that this territory will pass out of his h

Actually, i presumed that the Sultan stayed in power but lost control of Gallipoli. But what really happened was... Sultan Abd-ul-Aziz was deposed on May 30, 1876 and a fortnight later he was found dead in the palace where he had been confined, and trustworthy medical evidence attributed his death t...
by Truth
Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Tell the king that this territory will pass out of his hands
Replies: 5
Views: 16263

Tell the king that this territory will pass out of his hands

Hi there, Reading through God Passes By, i've come across the following on page 181... "Several of the companions who had been brought from Constantinople were awaiting them in Gallipoli. On his arrival Bahá’u’lláh made the following pronouncement to Hasan Effendi, who, his duty discharged, was...
by Truth
Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: pilgrimage Reading/Preperation
Replies: 3
Views: 16545

pilgrimage Reading/Preperation

Hello all! It's been a while. Studying and working really chews up my time unfortunately. Thankfully, I'm getting a break from it all in November, as I'm going on pilgrimage! Hoorah! I'd like to know what's some good reading material to prepare? (or anything else that may come in handy, preparation-...
by Truth
Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Quotes on Love
Replies: 2
Views: 21571

Quotes on Love

Hello all! Long time no see! Was hoping to get some help from you all in regards to quotes on love/marriage. One of my best friends is getting married in 2 months, and I've been asked to give a speech. I was hoping to end with a quote on love, specifically from the writings. I remember at my sister'...
by Truth
Thu May 20, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Testing browser support for embedding PDFs. Calling iPads!
Replies: 5
Views: 32495

Re: Testing browser support for embedding PDFs. Calling iPad

Okay, tested with google android. No good. The browser can't see embedded pdfs. It cant see flash either! It can see the outline of the object tag though. However, i am able to view pdfs via the pdf to go app, which requires the pdf to be downloaded first. I think android also has a native pdf viewe...
by Truth
Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts
Replies: 13
Views: 35375

Re: UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts

brettz9 wrote:
I thought the policy was for everyone to fold their arms and frown at the intruder.


No, but that might happen if someone shows up to delay the Naw Ruz fast breaking dinner...

Brett


Fasting on Naw Ruz day?
by Truth
Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts
Replies: 13
Views: 35375

Re: UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts

Hey Brett,

i forwarded you the email. You're pretty much spot on. We're not to invite them, but should they appear, we are to basically water down our administrative portion, not elimiate it entirely (or send them out of the room).
by Truth
Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:47 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts
Replies: 13
Views: 35375

Re: UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts

All good, found it in my email archives! It was in a letter addressed 17th May 2009.

Heh, looks like the brahmi suppliments i'm taking for my memory are working! :)
by Truth
Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts
Replies: 13
Views: 35375

UHJ Letter in regards to non believers at 19 day feasts

Hey All, Maybe i was dreaming or imagining things, but i remember sometime last year (i think), there was a communication from the UHJ, mentioning a change in the events that occur should a non believer attend the 19 day feast. Rather than them leave the feast during the administrative portion, the ...
by Truth
Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Friendship with the "ungodly"
Replies: 10
Views: 40826

Re: Friendship with the "ungodly"

Hey guys, just wanted to say thanks. Makes sense. Would that mean we should avoid literature such as Christopher Hitchens "God is not great"? I've found it hard to discuss religion with open minded athiests, as i don't have an understanding of their arguement. Much like learning other reli...
by Truth
Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Friendship with the "ungodly"
Replies: 10
Views: 40826

Friendship with the "ungodly"

Hey Guys, Throughout the writings, there are many quotes on befriending all, including your enemies. But there are also quotes on steering clear of the ungodly. i.e. O Son of Dust! Beware! Walk not with the ungodly and seek not fellowship with him, for such companionship turneth the radiance of the ...
by Truth
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: Commercial
Topic: Shameless self promotion
Replies: 5
Views: 30956

Re: Shameless self promotion

lol @ toughbook. I got to throw one around at work the other day... I was pretty impressed... Till i read your post!

Uhhh, continue on with previous conversation!
by Truth
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Random pages
Replies: 6
Views: 17332

Re: Random pages

Sounds like a brilliant idea! If you ever need a programmer resource, I'm up for it! I studied software engineering, but somehow ended up as a System Engineer. Been looking at getting back to my roots... 8-)
by Truth
Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Random pages
Replies: 6
Views: 17332

Re: Random pages

Sweet as! I was looking for something like this. I actually started creating my own random quotes generator type thingy, for the purpose of reading the writings morning and night (a quick quote if I'm on the run) but never really got around to finishing it. Might get back to it soon though. It's at ...
by Truth
Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dream interpretations
Replies: 2
Views: 13987

Dream interpretations

Firstly, hello all! It's been a while. Been incredibly busy with work, but have been lurking around on the forums from time to time! Anyway, it's not very often that i have meaningful dreams that i can remember past an hour of waking, but on the odd occasion, i have a dream that sticks with me for a...
by Truth
Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:34 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Moses allowed slavery?
Replies: 2
Views: 11159

Re: Moses allowed slavery?

Ah! Well played! Thanks for the response.
by Truth
Sat Aug 01, 2009 12:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Moses allowed slavery?
Replies: 2
Views: 11159

Moses allowed slavery?

Not really the correct place to ask, but i was hoping someone here might have an answer for me anyway... Moses freed the slaves, but in the old testament, he allows slavery of non-israelis? Why? 39 “ ‘If one of your countrymen becomes poor among you and sells himself to you, do not make him work as ...
by Truth
Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A Baha'i Wedding? HELP!
Replies: 10
Views: 30080

Re: A Baha'i Wedding? HELP!

Why so early? You aren't constrained to the 3 month rule! I've been to a few Baha'i weddings lately. The cool thing about it is that you aren't constrained to much. You can basically do it however you want. Which is why all the ones I've been to have been so different from one another. Anyway, congr...
by Truth
Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Your favorite quotes here!
Replies: 0
Views: 30638

Your favorite quotes here!

Certain Baha'i quotes are a source of comfort and reassurance for me. I'm sure everyone here has their favorite quotes listed somewhere they can call on in their times of need. Maybe post them here so others can benefit from them as well. This thread may eventually be something people can refer to f...
by Truth
Sun Jun 21, 2009 6:46 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Covenant breaker?
Replies: 1
Views: 10359

Covenant breaker?

Howdy to all! Quick question, is Juan Cole a covenant breaker, who's material we should be avoiding, or is he just a non-Baha'i due to resigning? I ask, because i wanted to take a look at that h-Baha'i site. Admins, please feel free to delete this thread, move it, lock it, whatever. (but if you do s...
by Truth
Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wife of IR Presidential candidate Mousavi quotes Abdu'l Baha
Replies: 1
Views: 10531

Re: Wife of IR Presidential candidate Mousavi quotes Abdu'l Baha

Awesome!!!! Thanks for that.
by Truth
Sat May 16, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wiki back online to editing
Replies: 15
Views: 31147

Re: Wiki back online to editing

Sweet as, just wanted to make sure i was getting it right before doing some more, thanks Brett!
by Truth
Sat May 16, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Wiki back online to editing
Replies: 15
Views: 31147

Re: Wiki back online to editing

Hey Brett,

Can you confirm i edited the dreams section of applied psychology?

I noticed that you haven't linked lights of guidance quotes due to licensing issues? So i copied your style of quoting.
by Truth
Thu May 14, 2009 6:53 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Women and equality?
Replies: 19
Views: 45376

Re: Women and equality?

Ah, the age old women and equality question! I think too many people compare serving as a UHJ member to being in politics. Serving on the UHJ is a selfless service. Selfless, meaning there is nothing to benefit or gain. Women themselves aren't denied anything. Men on the other hand have a chance of ...
by Truth
Wed May 06, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Having girlfriend/boyfriend even though you are a Bahai?
Replies: 8
Views: 34460

Re: Having girlfriend/boyfriend even though you are a Bahai?

A relationship is something that can be defined in a number of ways. If you're in a relationship to investigate one another's character, then i personally don't see a problem with it. This can have a boyfriend/girlfriend title if it really wants. Being in a relationship for physical means, i.e. swap...
by Truth
Sun May 03, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fate
Replies: 3
Views: 13620

Fate

Hey Guys, Got a quote here i wanted to get a bit of clarification on. Thanks to BritishBahai for sending it through to me. LXVIII. O thou who art the fruit of My Tree and the leaf thereof! On thee be My glory and My mercy. Let not thine heart grieve over what hath befallen thee. Wert thou to scan th...
by Truth
Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Youth growing up in today's society...
Replies: 2
Views: 11448

Youth growing up in today's society...

I'm going to voice my thoughts for a moment and see if anyone else can relate to what I'm saying, and maybe give ideas on how they deal with it. I'm a 26 year old male living in the western world that's very caught up with the idea of free intimacy and self desires. Some days i can rise above it and...
by Truth
Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What Sports are you Into?
Replies: 14
Views: 55565

Re: What Sports are you Into?

Hummmmmm, i didn't realize it was THAT important.

Good excuse to go purchase some good cologne then! :D
by Truth
Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What Sports are you Into?
Replies: 14
Views: 55565

Re:

One proof: Baha'u'llah states that if one's clothing is spotted or sullied, then his prayers will not be accepted by God. Yo, can someone verify this with a quote?! If this is true, the majority of my previous prayers has probably been rejected. lol. p.s. Sorry for rebirthing a really old thread. p...
by Truth
Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The faith in UAE
Replies: 4
Views: 17226

The faith in UAE

Hey Guys, I'm considering applying for work in Dubai this year and heading over there for a year or so. I'm an Australian born Persian, and have a fascination with the middle east. Obviously because of my beliefs, exploring the middle east is a bit risky, but i really want to get a taste of it. I've...
by Truth
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: times when you KNOW you're being tested
Replies: 16
Views: 32354

Re: times when you KNOW you're being tested

But i haven't! :oops:
by Truth
Mon Mar 23, 2009 12:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Loving all of humanity?
Replies: 17
Views: 32107

Re: Loving all of humanity?

Funny you mention this CatLady, it's something i was thinking about a fair bit during the fast, as i also have the same problem!

I'll post more later, as i'm at work surrounded by people who irritate me and i can't think! haha! :x
by Truth
Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: If vernal equinox falls on the 22nd...
Replies: 4
Views: 13857

Re: If vernal equinox falls on the 22nd...

However, I'm not sure how breaking the fast could ever be done on the 20th if one must wait until sunset of the 21st to know whether Naw-Ruz falls on the 21st or 22nd. I suppose it can be estimated in most cases. If one must wait till the vernal equinox to know whether to celebrate it that day, and...
by Truth
Fri Mar 20, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: If we oversleep (miss breakfast) can we still fast?
Replies: 8
Views: 21138

Re: If we oversleep (miss breakfast) can we still fast?

Hummmm, if you mean stored energy in terms of glycogen, you would be depleted fairly soon. Once you have nothing to burn, the body will start to go catabolic. i.e. You will burn stored fat but you'll also burn away muscle mass. The reason why starving yourself and doing exercise is such a bad idea i...
by Truth
Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: If vernal equinox falls on the 22nd...
Replies: 4
Views: 13857

If vernal equinox falls on the 22nd...

Do we still fast on the 21st considering we celebrate Naw Ruz on the 22nd if vernal equinox occurs after sunset on the 21st?
by Truth
Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: If we oversleep (miss breakfast) can we still fast?
Replies: 8
Views: 21138

Re: If we oversleep (miss breakfast) can we still fast?

Twice during the fast i got called for emergencies at work at around 5-6am and didn't really have time to eat. One of them, i worked from 6am right through to 8pm. That dinner was divine i tell you! The turkish food across the work never tasted so good! It really does make you think about the majori...
by Truth
Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Instinct or Subconcious
Replies: 4
Views: 12043

Re: Instinct or Subconcious

Thanks for the post Brett. It all makes sense now. What's really interesting is that I'm currently doing ruhi book 5 for junior youth, and the first book the junior youth study is breezes of confirmations. It basically discusses this idea right down to the detail. That is, God's confirmation that we...
by Truth
Fri Mar 13, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Instinct or Subconcious
Replies: 4
Views: 12043

Re: Instinct or Subconcious

Hummmm, i won't lie, i didn't completely comprehend your post other than inspiration itself being potentially faulty. I'm not sure exactly what "promptings of the Holy Spirit" means. I did find this quote by Abdu'l-baha: The world in the past has been ruled by force, and man has dominated ...
by Truth
Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Instinct or Subconcious
Replies: 4
Views: 12043

Instinct or Subconcious

Hey Guys, Quick question. Does anyone know of any writings based on instinct or subconscious? I've found a pilgrim note where Abdu'l-Baha discusses it as the "immovable track on which the train of life must travel" but I'm looking for other text. Just as a summary of what I'm getting at, e...
by Truth
Sat Mar 07, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Breaking the Fast
Replies: 7
Views: 19120

Re: Breaking the Fast

Hey Briren, the last thing God wants is for us to feel unwell due to the fast.

The law of the Fast is ordained for those who are sound and healthy; as to those who are ill or debilitated, this law hath never been nor is now applicable.
by Truth
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dowries & related stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 15537

Re: Dowries & related stuff

Is someone able to explain the theory behind the dowry? I've never really understood it. What is the purpose? From a Baha'i perspective?
by Truth
Thu Mar 05, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Two questions: Dreams & Full-contact sport professions
Replies: 12
Views: 23953

Re: A couple of questions

Thanks Brett. I've always been into martial arts and take a keen interest in mixed martial arts. I love the idea that you can take the different arts and mix them up to form an even stronger art. It's become the fastest growing sport in the world, with disciplines from all parts of the globe. I was ...
by Truth
Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Two questions: Dreams & Full-contact sport professions
Replies: 12
Views: 23953

Re: A couple of questions

For anyone elses benefit.... ...That truth is often imparted through dreams no one who is familiar with history, especially religious history, can doubt. At the same time dreams and vision are always coloured and influenced more or less by the mind of the dreamer and we must beware of attaching too ...
by Truth
Wed Mar 04, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Two questions: Dreams & Full-contact sport professions
Replies: 12
Views: 23953

Re: A couple of questions

But i don't have one at work and i want to know now!! lol.
by Truth
Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Two questions: Dreams & Full-contact sport professions
Replies: 12
Views: 23953

Two questions: Dreams & Full-contact sport professions

Hey guys, got a couple of questions.... Does anyone know if there's any text on whether dreams have meaning or any significance? Does anyone know if there's any text on if Baha'is are allowed to take up full contact sport professions. i.e. A professional boxer or wrestler? __________________________...
by Truth
Tue Mar 03, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prayers/Fasting for "Not Offical" Baha'i
Replies: 10
Views: 23873

Re: Prayers/Fasting for "Not Offical" Baha'i

Hey Cat Lady, This post might not make too much sense as i'm slightly delusional from dehydration! ;) AdibM already commented on prayer. The obligatory prayer is to be said daily (with the medium 3 times in the day), but there is no minimum or maximum requirement for other prayer, that is left up to...
by Truth
Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prayers/Fasting for "Not Offical" Baha'i
Replies: 10
Views: 23873

Re: Prayers/Fasting for "Not Offical" Baha'i

Hey cat lady, I'll be honest with you, the first time i ever fasted, i didn't get that spiritual feeling you talk about till after the fast. I had the same experience when i went on pilgrimage. I had heard all these stories of people being overwhelmed in the shrines. I didn't get any of that, but it...
by Truth
Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What's everyone reading right now?
Replies: 15
Views: 33354

Re: What's everyone reading right now?

An intro to shi'i islam by Moojan Momen, which will be followed by Islam and the Baha'i faith i think it's called by the same author.

Can someone please recommend me some good books on the faith and Christianity apart from thief in the night?
by Truth
Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Keeping your breath fresh during the fast
Replies: 6
Views: 31634

Re: Keeping your breath fresh during the fast

The strips don't have any calories though. No sugar. http://www.amazon.com/Listerine-Pocket-Paks-Strips-Cinnamon/dp/B0012E3N02 In our supermarket, it's in the dental section next to the mouthwash. It's marketed as oral care. If there's no calories, the body can't use it for much, therefore you're no...
by Truth
Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:49 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Keeping your breath fresh during the fast
Replies: 6
Views: 31634

Keeping your breath fresh during the fast

Hey Guys, How do you keep your breath fresh during the fast? Is there any guidance in regards to using breath fresheners or gum? I'm fairly certain God would want us to uphold the virtue of cleanliness. Especially considering the fast is the optimal time for teaching. I personally use these small st...
by Truth
Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Some questions & concerns regarding the Baha'i Faith
Replies: 17
Views: 41460

Re: Some questions & concerns regarding the Baha'i Faith

Thanks for raising the question on baldness. I started balding at around 18 and as a result started shaving my head, not with a blade, but with a trimmer. I don't know whether what i'm doing is right or not, but I'm now 25 and don't want to walk around looking like Mr burns. I don't think shaving yo...
by Truth
Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: alcohol questions
Replies: 3
Views: 16897

Re: alcohol questions

Hummmmm. Can someone shed some light on hosting a function with a non-baha'i? For example, i had a non-baha'i room mate, and we had a house warming party where both baha'is and non-baha'is were invited. My room mate had alcoholic beverages which were given to non-baha'is to consume, whilst i offered...
by Truth
Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"
Replies: 7
Views: 22065

Re: Alcohol in cooking if it "cooks off?"

Alcohol doesn't actually "cook off" in cooking, so no, i wouldn't use it! http://whatscookingamerica.net/Q-A/AlcoholCooking.htm If it completely did "cook off" though, yeah i'd still consume the dish. I wouldn't be using it in my cooking, but if it was placed infront of me, i'd e...
by Truth
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:33 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Anyone go to the Sydney Conference in Australia?
Replies: 2
Views: 21515

Anyone go to the Sydney Conference in Australia?

Just got back from Sydney today. 6000 baha'is registered for the Sydney conference. It's the largest conference/gathering of baha'is ever in the southern hemisphere. The biggest hall in Sydney was hired for the event, of which they could not fit everyone into. Live feeds were broadcast into other ro...
by Truth
Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Some questions about the faith
Replies: 11
Views: 24796

Re: Some questions about the faith

Hey CatLady, Religious stuff aside, do you think taking sex away from the relationship is a test of the strength of your relationship? I know deep down you don't want to test your relationship with someone you love so much like that. It's kind of scary to know that your relationship could possibly c...
by Truth
Sat Jan 10, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Question on proof of Christ's return
Replies: 3
Views: 11724

Question on proof of Christ's return

Hello! I got half way through thief in the night last year, then got distracted and never returned to it till now, and am reading from the start again. Got a question.... The second proof William Sears discusses uses the quote "and the Holy City (Jerusalem) shall they tread under foot for forty...
by Truth
Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Looking for a prayer for a family ridden by suicide
Replies: 4
Views: 13989

Re: Looking for a prayer for a family ridden by suicide

It really makes me realize why the faith emphasizes the importance of family. Without my mum, i don't know how i could have crawled back to a sane state of mind. My dad was sort of a "pull your socks up" kind of man, but when he saw how badly i was crippled, he made the best effort he coul...
by Truth
Wed Jan 07, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Looking for a prayer for a family ridden by suicide
Replies: 4
Views: 13989

Re: Looking for a prayer for a family ridden by suicide

Hey Eveline, I too have been through the depths of depression and gotten to the stage where the only way i thought out was to end it all. The worst pain I've ever experienced by far. I was one of the fortunate ones that was able to get help. I was given a prayer book at the time by someone very clos...
by Truth
Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:12 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Info on Potency of long Healing Prayer
Replies: 4
Views: 20780

Re: Info on Potency of long Healing Prayer

Thanks Brett. I was hoping for something with much more detail such as some of the info that's available on the Tablet of Ahmad. From that info though, I'm assuming there isn't too much info available on it. I guess you could say that excerpt the UHJ quoted pretty much describes it potency, making i...
by Truth
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Info on Potency of long Healing Prayer
Replies: 4
Views: 20780

Info on Potency of long Healing Prayer

Hey Guys,

Does anyone here know where i can find detailed info on the potency of the long healing prayer?
by Truth
Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: dhikr and contemporary pop music
Replies: 4
Views: 14711

Re: dhikr and contemporary pop music

I'm surprised it took this long for a thread about this video to appear on these forums. It was shown at the end of the feast a fair few feasts ago in our community. Every time i watch it, it moves me without a doubt. I've watched it a lot lately when I've needed a bit of divine assistance. You're r...
by Truth
Mon Dec 29, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: times when you KNOW you're being tested
Replies: 16
Views: 32354

Re: times when you KNOW you're being tested

Funny you guys should mention service to others being the true means of happiness. Last night i watched "the last lecture" given by Randy Pausch. I'm sure most of you have heard of him. If you haven't, he was basically a professor of computer science diagnosed with cancer that was terminal...
by Truth
Sun Dec 28, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: times when you KNOW you're being tested
Replies: 16
Views: 32354

Re: times when you KNOW you're being tested

Thanks Brett, i think what i needed to hear most was One should seek to identify practical steps in each important area of one's life and then make a plan to effect these, resolutely surmounting obstacles, which can breed a sense of frustration and paralysis. It feels good to get an answer like that...
by Truth
Sat Dec 27, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Quotation: Internet prophecised by Shoghi Effendi
Replies: 2
Views: 10878

Re: Quotation: Internet prophecised by Shoghi Effendi

That's awesome!!!!
by Truth
Sat Dec 27, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: times when you KNOW you're being tested
Replies: 16
Views: 32354

Re: times when you KNOW you're being tested

Thanks for that Brent. It's just hard sometimes to see the people around you advancing through life at warp speed, while you're held back by things that are out of your control. Sometimes i feel like I'm on a treadmill. Running fast and getting nowhere. Then again, maybe my idea of "advancing t...
by Truth
Wed Dec 24, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: engagement HELP
Replies: 6
Views: 18817

Re: engagement HELP

Do most Baha'is "propose" without a ring? I'd hate to buy a ring, propose and not get parental consent.
by Truth
Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: times when you KNOW you're being tested
Replies: 16
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Re: times when you KNOW you're being tested

Hey guys, sorry to bump the thread to the top, just wanted to say thanks for the quotes and words. I've had one problem after the other since i first posted, each time i get closer and closer to breaking, but for some reason, i've managed to remain cool and deal with it. Not like me at all... Strang...

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