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by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 21194

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

Onepence; Sorry for my mistake. I do not have very much experience on this site and the very idea that someone would try to hurt the Baha'i Faith, is painful to me. I was trying to read between the lines and am quite capable of making an error in trying to discern the motives of other writers. take...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: House authority
Replies: 31
Views: 36685

Re: House authority

Onepence; ... I hope I have read you wrong, because otherwise something in your words smells bad. -Peter Yes ... you are reading me wrong ... so far ... you are the only one that deeply questions by style of writing ... and for this i am grateful to you ... for it is very interesting to see another...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion
Replies: 14
Views: 18545

Re: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion

"The name Zion appears 154 times in the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible)."

"This could be a literal place such as in Ethiopia for Rastafari for example. For others, it has taken on a more spiritual meaning—a safe spiritual homeland ... "
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion
Replies: 14
Views: 18545

Re: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion

Because (to the best of my knowledge), Zion is the old word and was the word used when those particular Bahai writings were written. They were written in the 1850s or whenever. Zion was the word used back then. Zion refers to a geographical place. Now if the name has changed, you have no other choi...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion
Replies: 14
Views: 18545

Re: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion

Onepence; Yet another subtle suggestion, this time making use of the emotional punch-words 'Zion' and 'Zionism' to hint of a link with the spiritual institutions of the Faith. Do you do this sort of thing for a living? -Peter *smile* geesh ... if only we could make a livin off our writings ... lol ...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 21194

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

"Within current Baha'i Administration, is it acceptable for an LSA to appoint a Ruler ?" Onepence; "current" Administration? Are you hinting at a revision? And why would anyone want to suggest that an LSA had power over politics? That is not its function. You have a gift for sub...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion
Replies: 14
Views: 18545

Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion

We hear the phrase ... " Cry out to Zion " ... also Zion is mentioned elsewhere Explain Zion ... now ... i could be way way way way way way way off base .... but recently i have been thinking that The Baha'i World Administration Center is Zion ... is that right ... ??? ... pretty profound ...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 21194

[LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers

Question : Within current Baha'i Administration, is it acceptable for an LSA to appoint a Ruler ? for instance, a LSA wants to keep official time for some events ... say like at public comments at Feast or perhaps even at a track and field met or some sports event. could the LSA appoint said officia...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Step toward a world currency brought forward by China
Replies: 3
Views: 7935

Re: Step toward a world currency brought forward by China

yes ...

Prophecy being fulfilled ...

it would have way be interesting to look at ... and discuss ...

our World as being Prophecy fulfilled

interesting times
by onepence~2
Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Commercial
Topic: Make money editing wiki pages
Replies: 5
Views: 20064

Re: Make money editing wiki pages

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by onepence~2
Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: electronic tags for AIDS patients
Replies: 0
Views: 9914

electronic tags for AIDS patients

November 24, 2008 - http://edition.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/conditions/11/24/aids.tagging.indonesia.ap/index.html?eref=edition AKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Lawmakers in Indonesia's remote province of Papua have thrown their support behind a controversial bill requiring some HIV/AIDS patients to be implanted...
by onepence~2
Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: times when you KNOW you're being tested
Replies: 16
Views: 21758

Re: Being tested

lol *smile* yes ... being tested every day is a challenge ... a glorious challenge ... *smile* ... even *rolly eye* ... but ... lol ... *smile* my problems often extended into ... well , really perceptional problems ... I am a stay at home dad to a 3 yr old son the wife works 3p-11p I think ... gees...
by onepence~2
Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 25083

Re: History of Peace

Shalom http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shalom Shalom (שָׁלוֹם) is a Hebrew word meaning peace, completeness, and welfare ... The Word "shalom" can be used for all parts of speech; as a noun, adjective, verb, and as an adverb. ... end ... dh note ... yes ... Shalom ... might be a good title fo...
by onepence~2
Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 25083

Re: History of Peace

odd ... Baha'i Faith also not mentioned here ...


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace

this also should be rectified ... at least add

The Promise of World Peace ...

hmmm ...

sooner or later we will get around to it ...

1
dh
by onepence~2
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 25083

Re: History of Peace

Peace churches ... advocating Christian pacifism ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_churches

The Historic Peace Churches ... held as central the Christian calling to follow Jesus’ injunctions to love enemies ...

http://web.archive.org/web/200703021957 ... g/who.html
by onepence~2
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 25083

Re: History of Peace

Religious Society of Friends ... Quakers ... founded in England in the 17th century ... began in England in 1648 ... ... 360 yrs old ... *smile* side note ... "In the 1670 "Hay-market case", William Penn was accused of the crime of 'preaching Quakerism to an unlawful assembly', and wh...
by onepence~2
Sun Nov 23, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 25083

Re: History of Peace

from wikipidea ... don't think we agree with this statement ... yet ... it has been noted ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace "In her capitalism peace theory, philosopher Ayn Rand [3] holds that the major wars of history were started by the more controlled economies of the time against the f...
by onepence~2
Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 25083

History of Peace

just curious ... what is the longest reign of peace within any government/law structure ... ??? Would Eskimos count ... ?? It would seem as if some small island nation ... maybe ... has never been to war ... ??? Switzerland ... ??? ... officially ... ??? ... neutral ... ??? what is the longest reign...
by onepence~2
Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What's everyone reading right now?
Replies: 15
Views: 22126

Re: What's everyone reading right now?

Just wondering...what book is everyone reading right now? Ive just started The Priceless Pearl and LOVE Ruhiyyih Khanom's style of writing. I havent even finished the first chapter and im already glued :D :smile: yes ... The Priceless Pearl ... great description ... little facts bring this book to ...
by onepence~2
Sat Nov 15, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Many questions about Baha'i...
Replies: 18
Views: 24755

Re: Many questions about Baha'i...

Thank you for your candor, .... your honesty makes our honesty even more honest ... *smile* It would seem to be an almost impossible task to describe 20 years of acquired knowledge, however to sum up our experience we would hold to tradition of what One is reported as saying before enlightenment ch...
by onepence~2
Fri Nov 14, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Many questions about Baha'i...
Replies: 18
Views: 24755

Re: Many questions about Baha'i...

BritishBahai wrote:

... keep on topic in a study session. People always chit-chat afterwards and believe me it can go on for hours sometimes! but its interesting listening to people's debates etc.


yes ... keep on topic in a study session.
by onepence~2
Fri Nov 14, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Many questions about Baha'i...
Replies: 18
Views: 24755

Re: Many questions about Baha'i...

MasterKey wrote: ...

Baha’is often become quite emotional when considering ....



*humble smile* ... Wow ...

thanks MasterKey ... very well written ... much to think about ...
by onepence~2
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: and the great events of history
Replies: 11
Views: 14096

Re: and the great events of history

unveiling of Venus de Milo with neumes

The Birth of Jesus

The printing of the Bible

the use of penicillin

The Signing of The Universal House of Justice Constitution
by onepence~2
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: and the great events of history
Replies: 11
Views: 14096

Re: and the great events of history

scratch Columbus voyage into the uncharted waters of the Atlantic add unveiling of Venus de Milo with Neumes note : there is more to Venus de Milo than meets the common eye that is to say ... what really was Venus de Milo holding ... ??? *smile* note : Neumes ... fancy word for musical notation ... ...
by onepence~2
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Last Prophet?
Replies: 51
Views: 75804

Re: Last Prophet?

Kate123 wrote:
... Once we have moved to a perfect closeness to God, we will no longer need our physical selves because we will be completely spiritual beings.

Does this fit in with Bahai beliefs? ....


hmm ...

Once we study Abdu'l Baha more closely the answers will become more clear ...
by onepence~2
Fri Nov 14, 2008 10:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Many questions about Baha'i...
Replies: 18
Views: 24755

Re: Many questions about Baha'i...

... My question is to those who grew up in families of other faiths: did your family feel that you had "turned your back" on their traditions, or dismiss your search for truth as being without a moral compass? and if so how did you resolve this while still embracing them as family? Thank ...

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