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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: 11862

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: 5893

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: 3101

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: 3101

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: 11694

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: 7093

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: 8999

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: 11706

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: 8999

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: 4129

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: 4129

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: 11651

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: 4985

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: 5586

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: 5586

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: 5586

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: 4218

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: 4218

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: 5031

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: 4242

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: 4242

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: 4241

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: 4241

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: 12376

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: 24067

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: 24067

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...

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