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by onepence
Mon May 28, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Israeli officers face Turkish trial
Replies: 0
Views: 38400

Israeli officers face Turkish trial

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18232886

A Turkish court has charged four senior Israeli military commanders over the killing of nine Turkish activists trying to reach Gaza in 2010.

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If they are convicted, the Turkish court could issue a warrant for their arrest.

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by onepence
Tue May 08, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Thesis help: descriptions of the afterlife in Qur'an/hadith?
Replies: 6
Views: 19356

Re: Thesis help?

Hi Grace, Thank you for presenting your study ideas and thesis to this board. Please write directly yo me, Dean Hedges, toptentrades@yahoo.com, and perhaps you can give me clear direction as to the ways and means in which i will be able to assist you. Your goals are noble and i am assured that all t...
by onepence
Sun May 06, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Ridvan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 10629

Re: Ridvan 2012

http://www.schreurs.nl/images/thumbs/posters/thumbs_300/red_naomi!_poster.jpg



the "flowers of true understanding" will spring up fresh and fair.
by onepence
Fri May 04, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Ridvan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 10629

Ridvan 2012

Dear Friends, I would enjoy any and all thoughts and discussions we may develop about the Ridvan 2012 message from the Universal House of Justice. Of Course the announcement of a Temples Fund at the Baha'i World Centre is beyond exciting for it will require uncommon levels of dedication and commitme...
by onepence
Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Eid-e-Ridvan to be celebrated today
Replies: 0
Views: 37931

Eid-e-Ridvan to be celebrated today

APP 3 hrs ago | Comments (0) http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2012/04/22/city/islamabad/eid-e-ridvan-to-be-celebrated-today/ ISLAMABAD - Bahai community living in Pakistan will celebrate their religious festival Eid-e-Ridvan today (Sunday) officially arranged by ministry of National Harmony at Bahai’...
by onepence
Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Seven Days of Genesis
Replies: 8
Views: 22749

Re: The Seven Days of Genesis

I remember hearing a talk once that mentioned the seven days as being symbolic for the individual Days of the Manifestation. I believe this talk was from a Hand of The Cause in which he briefly stated something along the lines of each Day represented the religion of a Prophet. No further thought was...
by onepence
Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: infidelity
Replies: 9
Views: 30634

Re: confession to spouse

onepence: thanks for your response and for sharing this powerful quote. Do you know of any quotes addressing my specific question? thanks, Q: Is it a case by case decision or a self evident spiritual law to tell your partner? A: It is a case by case decision. As indicated by Bahá’u’lláh in The Kitá...
by onepence
Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: News
Topic: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 37693

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

https://my.bahai.us/fund/2012/03/continuing-the-legacy/ Continuing the Legacy Wednesday, April 11, 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s arrival to the American continent. The beloved Guardian had this to say about the Master’s journey: “A most significant scene in a century-old dra...
by onepence
Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: infidelity
Replies: 9
Views: 30634

Re: infidelity

God is Most Glorious! The following quote is from The Kitáb-i-Aqdas (The Most Holy Book): "He who dealeth faithlessly with God shall in justice meet with faithlessness himself; he, however, who acteth in accordance with God’s bidding shall receive a blessing from the heaven of the bounty of his...
by onepence
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: March 2, 2012 — Universal House of Justice Urges Prayers for
Replies: 1
Views: 20032

Re: March 2, 2012 — Universal House of Justice Urges Prayers

THE UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT 2 March 2012 Transmitted by email To all National Spiritual Assemblies Dear Bahá’í Friends, As the Bahá’ís worldwide now enter the month of the Fast, these days of “bounty and tranquillity,” each hour of which is endowed with incalculable ...
by onepence
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: March 2, 2012 — Universal House of Justice Urges Prayers for
Replies: 1
Views: 20032

March 2, 2012 — Universal House of Justice Urges Prayers for

March 2, 2012 — Universal House of Justice Urges Prayers for Iran The National Spiritual Assembly directs your immediate attention to the attached letter, written today on behalf of the Universal House of Justice to all National Spiritual Assemblies. In it, Bahá’ís the world over are encouraged by t...
by onepence
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: EDUCATION UNDER FIRE
Replies: 0
Views: 36915

EDUCATION UNDER FIRE

At 10:33 this morning, central standard time, in the first five weeks since we launched the Drive to 25, Education Under Fire officially received its 10,000th Petition! Let's redouble our efforts! Onward to 25,000! Let us all use this momentum and keep the initiative building. We are now calling on ...
by onepence
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: where were we before we were born?
Replies: 4
Views: 18800

where were we before we were born?

someone asked me

where were we before we were born?

i do not have a ready answer for this question

does anyone?
by onepence
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Friend needs help with some tricky marriage questions
Replies: 4
Views: 19178

Re: Friend needs help with some tricky marriage questions

Q : As I read through the website I understood that we do not need to exchange dowry as it is not recognize in the United State yet, but if I am aware of it and this is one of the principle in the Kitabe Aghdas what should we do? A : As the law of the dowry is not binding on the West it therefore re...
by onepence
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Friend needs help with some tricky marriage questions
Replies: 4
Views: 19178

Re: Friend needs help with some tricky marriage questions

Q : Does the 95 days apply to our case? A : although the following quote does not exactly answer the question, logical inference can be made ... 1286. Marriage by Proxy "In reply to your letter of October 19th asking whether a young believer in your jurisdiction may be married by proxy; we do n...
by onepence
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Friend needs help with some tricky marriage questions
Replies: 4
Views: 19178

Re: Friend needs help with some tricky marriage questions

Allah'u'Abha 1281. Summary of Bahá'í Requirements Concerning Marriages with Followers of Other Religions http://bahai-library.com/hornby_lights_guidance_2.html&chapter=2#n1281 "In your letter of 1st July 1979 you requested the Universal House of Justice to provide you with a statement on th...
by onepence
Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: President of Pacific island nation visits Baha'i World Centr
Replies: 1
Views: 20279

Re: President of Pacific island nation visits Baha'i World C

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by onepence
Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: President of Pacific island nation visits Baha'i World Centr
Replies: 1
Views: 20279

President of Pacific island nation visits Baha'i World Centr

President of Pacific island nation visits Baha'i World Centre 1 December 2011 HAIFA, Israel — The head of state of the Republic of Palau has paid an official visit to the Baha'i World Centre. President Johnson Toribiong with his wife, Mrs. Valeria Toribiong, were welcomed by a member of the Universa...
by onepence
Sat Oct 22, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 19854

Re: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.

Heather showed me this funny blog

http://lmaogtfo.tumblr.com/

teenagers ... too funny ...

oneness

dh


hmmm ... might have to start my own blog ... too funny
by onepence
Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Last clock change in Russia
Replies: 1
Views: 20168

Re: Last clock change in Russia

Tokelau to skip December 30th Oct 10, 2011 13:41 Moscow Time http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/10/10/58457983.html The authorities of the Tokelau Islands, in the Pacific, have decided to skip December 30th and move from December 29th right to the 31st . Tokelau officially form part of New Zealand, but are...
by onepence
Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Last clock change in Russia
Replies: 1
Views: 20168

Last clock change in Russia

http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/03/20/47690199.html Mar 20, 2011 13:04 Moscow Time On March 27th, the Moscow Kremlin’s Spasskaya Tower clock will for the last time be set forward one hour. The transition to daylight saving time (DTS) was established in 1981 in an attempt to reduce energy consumption. In...
by onepence
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: The Olympic truce dates back to the 9th Century BC.
Replies: 1
Views: 20351

Re: The Olympic truce dates back to the 9th Century BC.

Iran and Syria were the last to add their names to the list just before the chairman of London's Olympic organising committee, ...

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Whether this translates into world peace during the 2012 Games is another matter. But until then Britain can say it has full support for a truce, at least on paper.
by onepence
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: The Olympic truce dates back to the 9th Century BC.
Replies: 1
Views: 20351

The Olympic truce dates back to the 9th Century BC.

Britain has set an early Olympic record by getting all 193 UN member states to sponsor the traditional call for a truce during the London 2012 Games. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15345013 There was no expectation that any country would vote against the appeal for warring parties around the world to ...
by onepence
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Afghan opium production 'rises by 61%'
Replies: 0
Views: 37671

Afghan opium production 'rises by 61%'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15254788 Opium production in Afghanistan rose by 61% this year compared with 2010, according to a UN report. ... Afghanistan produces 90% of the world's opium - 5,800 tonnes this year - the main ingredient of heroin. ... The per-hectare price of opium more ...
by onepence
Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

more from Parliament of Canada http://www.iranpresswatch.org/post/8463 ... ... It would be a good thing if our foreign minister urged his colleagues across the civilized world to join him in calling in the respective Iranian ambassadors in those capitals to deliver the very same stern message about ...
by onepence
Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

dh note following is a pilgrim note oneness dh http://bahai-library.com/ali-khan_pilgrim-notes_1906 Speaking at length concerning true faith, 'Abdu'l-Bahá spoke thus: "When man has faith, even the mountains of the world can not oppose him, nay, he bears every trial and calamity, and nothing can...
by onepence
Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

It appears Canada is doing a fantastic job in understanding what can and can not be done for Justice ... http://www.iranpresswatch.org/post/8463 whipping up anti-Israel hysteria and hatred has been the truck and trade of most despots, extremists, religious charlatans, dictators and other anti-Semite...
by onepence
Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: Parliament of Canada discusses the situation of the Baha’is
Replies: 0
Views: 35807

Parliament of Canada discusses the situation of the Baha’is

Parliament of Canada discusses the situation of the Baha’is http://www.iranpresswatch.org/post/8463 http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/Sen/Chamber/411/Debates/017db_2011-10-05-e.htm ... Canada’s new office of religious freedom should join with other similar units around the world to promote a collective ...
by onepence
Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

Isn't us being ready one of, and perhaps the most important, prerequisite to this actually happening? Or maybe we have no responsibility and it is completely the fault of a wayward humanity that as yet failed to recognise their Lord in His present day Manifestation? The above thoughts remind me wha...
by onepence
Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

Do we have that capacity? Are we (the community, the Universal House of Justice and/or National and Local Spiritual Assemblies etc) ready to take on those responsibilities? If the answer is, as I expect it to be, "no" then how are we going to get to that stage? And while we are faffing ab...
by onepence
Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: the Bahá'í International Community decrying Pastor Nadarkhan
Replies: 2
Views: 33784

Re: the Bahá'í International Community decrying Pastor Nadar

Statement of the Baha'i International Community October 4, 2011 We join with the global chorus of condemnation protesting the sentencing of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, and calling for his release. For a court of law to rule against someone from Muslim ancestry who has freely chosen to be a Christian i...
by onepence
Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: News
Topic: the Bahá'í International Community decrying Pastor Nadarkhan
Replies: 2
Views: 33784

the Bahá'í International Community decrying Pastor Nadarkhan

October 5, 2011 To the American Bahá'í community Dearest Bahá'í Friends, Many of you have no doubt been following with interest the case—widely being reported in the news media—of Youcef Nadarkhani, an Iranian Christian Pastor who has been found guilty of apostasy by the regime’s courts and is facin...
by onepence
Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 2011 Unit Convention Updates
Replies: 2
Views: 19988

Re: 2011 Unit Convention Updates

... There were 80 votes of people present. You would have to add children and youth to that. So a big crowd. I think that's nice. The delegate elected was Daryoush. ... ///end\\\ DH note ... the above was from a private email ... i was able to attend,but only for a half day ... so figure 80 out of 4...
by onepence
Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Supreme Court Decides Software Law By Not Deciding
Replies: 0
Views: 36566

Supreme Court Decides Software Law By Not Deciding

Supreme Court Decides Software Law By Not Deciding http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2011/10/04/supreme-court-decides-software-law-by-not-deciding/2/ ... the key test is whether as a matter of contract the software provider retained title. The Ninth Circuit clearly accepted Autodesk’s co...
by onepence
Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: News
Topic: from Princess Helen
Replies: 0
Views: 36162

from Princess Helen

European Baha'is mark centenary of 'Abdu'l-Baha's journeys 3 October 2011 London — Baha'is in Europe have been commemorating the 100th anniversary of 'Abdu'l-Baha's historic Western travels by reflecting on the qualities of His unique character. http://news.bahai.org/story/854 ... On the anniversary...
by onepence
Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: UK Rewrites War Crimes
Replies: 0
Views: 36720

UK Rewrites War Crimes

http://www.intifada-palestine.com/2011/10/uk-rewrites-war-crimes-law-at-israel%E2%80%99s-request/ ... Universal jurisdiction is a simple concept. Deriving its authority from Common Article 1 of the Geneva Conventions, it places an obligation upon all states “to respect and ensure respect” for the la...
by onepence
Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 2011 Unit Convention Updates
Replies: 2
Views: 19988

Re: 2011 Unit Convention Updates

" .... Only 40 adults & youth, plus 6 children below 6 years old, have registered so far (thank you!). That is less than 10% of 439 adults with good addresses in our district. We can do better than that (National average is 18%). ... " dh note : ... the above quote is from an email i r...
by onepence
Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: The National Spiritual Assembly is pleased to announce
Replies: 1
Views: 18091

Re: The National Spiritual Assembly is pleased to announce

ENDORSEMENT OF THE SEPTEMBER 25, 2011 OPEN LETTER http://www.educationunderfire.com/nobel-laureates-letter.php TO THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC COMMUNITY I have read the Open Letter to the International Academic Community dated September 25, 2011 and co-authored by Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Presiden...
by onepence
Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: The National Spiritual Assembly is pleased to announce
Replies: 1
Views: 18091

The National Spiritual Assembly is pleased to announce

September 25, 2011 To the American Bahá'í community Dearly loved Friends, The National Spiritual Assembly is pleased to announce the launching of a new nationwide initiative aimed at furthering the defense of Iran’s Bahá'ís, with a particular focus on the embattled Bahá'í Institute for Higher Educat...
by onepence
Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 2011 Unit Convention Updates
Replies: 2
Views: 19988

2011 Unit Convention Updates

2011 Unit Convention Updates http://unitconvention.usbnc.org/ Dear Friends, Please find the current Host Assembly site, date and time for your electoral unit below. We'll update this document as we receive new information (see highlighted portions). If you have information that needs updating or cha...
by onepence
Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

again, thank you for your guidance.

it is indeed enjoyable to gain new insights.

thank you

oneness
dh
by onepence
Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 19854

Re: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.

last night we went to bed

laughing with

the czar of oneness

upon awakening we heard The Scroll being read

The Blessed Perfection request your presence at The Shrine

Nov 27th

wear your finest
by onepence
Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

... Why are you speaking of these pilgrimage sites? I don't see the relevance. Are you talking about adhering to their laws? This language may be suited for poetry, but I personally find it hard to follow when we are trying to ensure we are respectfully considering and responding to your ideas. Bes...
by onepence
Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

http://bahai-library.com/abdulbaha_divine_philosophy&chapter=2 "BAHA'O'LLAH'S solution of the social question provides for new laws, but the different social classes are preserved. An artisan remains an artisan; a merchant, a merchant; a banker, a banker; a ruler, a ruler; the different deg...
by onepence
Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 19854

Re: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.

"When I am sad, I always pray."

~ Abdu'l-Baha on Divine Philosophy
by onepence
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Bahá'í Writings
Topic: Pervasiveness of Revelation
Replies: 3
Views: 23293

Re: Pervasiveness of Revelation

In like manner, the moment the word expressing My attribute “The Omniscient” issueth forth from My mouth, every created thing will, according to its capacity and limitations, be invested with the power to unfold the knowledge of the most marvelous sciences, and will be empowered to manifest them in ...
by onepence
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Bahá'í Writings
Topic: Pervasiveness of Revelation
Replies: 3
Views: 23293

Re: Pervasiveness of Revelation

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dh
by onepence
Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

brettz9, sometimes i speak just to try and balance out the equations, that is to say, sometimes i write to seek a balance between two opposing forces ... in one sense ... two opposing forces can be seen as light and shadow ... federalism, commonwealth jews, christian apostles,guardians all, to varyi...
by onepence
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 19854

Re: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.

my happy thought today is that there are others who are bringing joy to hearts. the most remarkable man that i have ever heard of, and i have heard of plenty of men, is the man whom was assigned the privilege of building the first Mashriqu'l-Adhkár , the one in Russia ... odd , though, that i do not...
by onepence
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

" If the whole world should arise to deny this cause, we must not fight. " ~ Abdu'l-Baha on Divine Philosophy Christ suffered in order to teach kindness. "O Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do." Thus he pardoned his murderers. How merciful he was! ~ Abdu'l-Baha ...
by onepence
Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 19854

Re: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.

I am happy here. It is an odd sensation for me to find happiness here and i am not sure what to make of it. lol . I think, like my daughter, i have always been happy within the self defined and confined walls of reality. I still remember this dream, not that long ago, I was up in siberia , dressed i...
by onepence
Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 19854

Re: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.

ok ... here is my pitiful attempt at humor today

Q: Why did the chicken cross the road
A: To get to the other side of course silly


oneness
dh
by onepence
Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 2011 SED Conference
Replies: 0
Views: 35817

2011 SED Conference

December 17 – 20. 2011 Rosen Centre Hotel Orlando, Florida http://www.rabbanitrust.org/ dh note : ... i have attended two of these ... the first one and the one in 2010, that would be last year ... i plan on attending this year also ... i live in the area,so, if i can be of an assistance in anyway, ...
by onepence
Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 19854

Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.

"Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts." is a phrase that seems very simple, even elegant and yet i find myself, at times, so far removed from that reality it seems like an absolute impossible task ... well ... an absolute impossible task for me that is ... lol however ... m...
by onepence
Sun Sep 18, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

"For example, one of the time-tested models of governance that may accommodate the world's diversity within a unified framework is the federal system. Federalism has proved effective in decentralizing authority and decision-making in large, complex, and heterogeneous states, while maintaining a...
by onepence
Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

A couple of questions: 1. Let's call where we are today 'A' and some time in the future when such a commonwealth has been established 'B'. Are we saying that it is possible for humanity to get from A to B without having to engage in armed conflict and employing lethal force? 2. How will we know whe...
by onepence
Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A most memorable anniversary!
Replies: 4
Views: 13104

Re: A most memorable anniversary!

awesome ... congratulations ... it is always pleasant to see a jubilant anniversary btw ... i think in the usa ... on the admin site ... individuals can check their own individual personal data and edit things such as declaration date so ... do you think you have changed much in the last 40 years ? ...
by onepence
Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

very interesting and enjoyable discussion ... it nicely parallels the delicate balances we all think about and try to achieve within our own individual lives It has been stated that the capital of reason is Athens and the capital of emotions is Jerusalem somewhere between these two extremes is a bal...
by onepence
Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

... ... ... Wow ... we certainly do have a lot to think about in this thread. .... ... .... I certainly do think it is possible for a Baha'i to ask a Local Spiritual Assembly to give credence to an idea that individuals may petition their own host government on any number of subjects, including, but...
by onepence
Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

Specifically (emphasis added): "Congress shall make NO LAW respecting the establishment of religion. . . ." Bruce[/size] surely there is a difference between law and amendments, this is clearly seen by how law is created and how amendments are created Article Five of the United States Con...
by onepence
Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fighting for Justice
Replies: 42
Views: 111680

Re: Fighting for Justice

America Q: For Baha'is , is it permissible for Baha'is to advocate amending the The United States Constitution ? For instance, consider the actions leading up to the following event Amendment 18 - Liquor Abolished. Ratified 1/16/1919. this of course was later Repealed by Amendment 21, 12/5/1933. so ...
by onepence
Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Organic hemp oil in body product
Replies: 9
Views: 22995

Re: Organic hemp oil in body product

BruceDLimber wrote:The portion of the plant used for this is cleary non-psychoactive; otherwise it would fall under the ordinary restrictions. So no problem.

(Remember hemp is used, for example, to make rope, too.)

Bruce


I will second that ... :-)
by onepence
Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:35 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mullá Muḥammad Rawḍih-Khán Yazdí
Replies: 0
Views: 27600

Mullá Muḥammad Rawḍih-Khán Yazdí

Mullá Muḥammad Rawḍih-Khán Yazdí - a Letter of the Living - wikipidea doesn't have much info --- "This section is empty. You can help by adding to it." ..... :eek: ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letters_of_the_Living#Mull.C3.A1_Muh.CC.A3ammad_Rawd.CC.A3ih-Kh.C3.A1n_Yazd.C3.AD ... anybody...
by onepence
Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: National Baha'i Fund - Online
Replies: 0
Views: 37649

National Baha'i Fund - Online

Dear Friends, Recently the U.S. National Baha'i Fund has opened an online contribution system. I have personally been using it for about 2 months now. So far this online contribution system seems to be working flawlessly. There appears to be a few sections not online yet, but the ones that are onlin...
by onepence
Fri Sep 03, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: nine pointed figure
Replies: 2
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Re: nine pointed figure

it takes 19 distinct points to make a nine pointed star. btw 19 is the number of The Apostles of Bahá'u'lláh . to draw a nine pointed star, you put a dot at the center of a page, then another dot a certain distance away , say 3 inches, then from the second dot , go half the distance back towards the...
by onepence
Sat Mar 08, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Who are twenty four guardians?
Replies: 5
Views: 13940

brettz9 wrote:...

(and His Holiness the Bab can not be relegated to any subordinate station).

Brett


hmmm

The Bab surely recognized He was a subordinate to Whom God shall make manifest.
by onepence
Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22454

" ... he never ceased to remember her, to associate her with the unfoldment of the Faith throughout the world, the rise of its institutions at the World Centre, the largest or smallest of his own undertakings; whether publicly or quietly in his personal life, her memory and influence were alway...
by onepence
Thu Feb 28, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Proposal for a new study of the dialogue/Talisman chronicles
Replies: 18
Views: 35650

Bruce,

don't feel alone ... we agree ...
we do not "see any virtue whatever in any sort of "movement" that divides people into factions and effectively works contrary to unity and concord!"

we have said our peace ... and now leave this thread & subject
far far behind us
by onepence
Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22454

Have you read Door of Hope ? Author : Dr David S Ruhe It might be in there, because that book is about the history of the Bahai faith in israel I myself havent read it... Ive just bought it and keep flicking though because they have loads and loads of images. I can have a proper look for you in tha...

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