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by Gene Mayes
Fri Jan 06, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: When is a Baha'i not a Baha'i?
Replies: 16
Views: 23027

I don't disagree with the wisdom of the laws and the teachings. I know them to be right. I just think that I probably wouldn't be able to live up to them as consistently as I'd like, and I don't know if I should declare while having this knowledge in my heart. But I would certainly not preach agains...
by Gene Mayes
Thu Jan 05, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Wrongly imprisoned Baha'i
Replies: 3
Views: 12892

May all soon see the day when faith finds freedom in Iran.
by Gene Mayes
Thu Jan 05, 2006 12:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: When is a Baha'i not a Baha'i?
Replies: 16
Views: 23027

Re: When is a Baha'i not a Baha'i?

"easy familiarity" is based on pilgrim notes, you are free to choose, but I say it is NOT forbidden in the Bahá'í Faith to hug each other... It's based on a pilgrim note, but it's given credence by the Guardian's letter and this is furthermore referenced by the UHJ. So on what level is it then rega...
by Gene Mayes
Thu Jan 05, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: When is a Baha'i not a Baha'i?
Replies: 16
Views: 23027

Re: When is a Baha'i not a Baha'i?

certain ordinances (the one that sticks out is the prohibition on hugging and kissing) that I know I wouldn't be able to live up to. So I feel reluctant to enter into the Faith in the knowledge that I cannot at this time fully adhere to the behavioral requirements. What do others here think? Well, ...
by Gene Mayes
Thu Jan 05, 2006 12:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: When is a Baha'i not a Baha'i?
Replies: 16
Views: 23027

Re: When is a Baha'i not a Baha'i?

I've also met a number of people who while they sympathise with the Baha'i Faith feel that they are "not good enough" to become Baha'is. ... Should people feel that they are not good enough to declare themselves as Baha'is because of the way that they live? As I study the Baha'i Faith more and more...

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