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by onepence~2
Sun Apr 26, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions about the Bahai Faith
Replies: 28
Views: 49273

Re: Questions about the Bahai Faith

Kawthar could be understood to be the Writings "The universe is pregnant with these manifold bounties, awaiting the hour when the effects of Its unseen gifts will be made manifest in this world, when the languishing and sore athirst will attain the living Kawthar of their Well-Beloved, and the ...
by onepence~2
Sun Apr 26, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Praying to God?
Replies: 15
Views: 28046

Re: Praying to God?

The Importance of Prayer, Meditation, and the Devotional Attitude http://bahai-library.com/compilations/prayer.meditation.html Extracts from Letters Written on behalf of Shoghi Effendi: You have asked whether our prayers go beyond Baha'u'llah: it all depends whether we pray to Him directly or throug...
by onepence~2
Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Satan
Replies: 5
Views: 15129

Satan

I thought i would start a new thread on Satan. See what we think about the subject I kinda have always thought of Satan as a real fallen angel ... lucifer ... yes ... ??? but ... as i have learned of Baha'u'llah ... i think my views of Satan have changed somewhat ,,, i still think of satan as descri...
by onepence~2
Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions about the Bahai Faith
Replies: 28
Views: 49273

Re: Questions about the Bahai Faith

hhey ... what do you know ... perhaps a typo ...

"tranquility and cease "

i think should read tranquility and ease

yes ... {??} ...

if so someone should write and inform some dept ...
by onepence~2
Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Questions about the Bahai Faith
Replies: 28
Views: 49273

Re: Questions about the Bahai Faith

Man has two aspects: the physical, which is subject to nature, and the merciful or divine, which is connected with God. If the physical or natural disposition in him should overcome the heavenly and merciful, he is, then, the most degraded of animal beings; and if the divine and spiritual should tri...
by onepence~2
Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Near death experiences
Replies: 3
Views: 9767

Re: Near death experiences

yes .. very interesting ... skimmed through the web page ... i really liked the following quote As the following prophecy declares, the title of “the Blessed” will eventually become a universal title for Bahá’u’lláh: His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and...
by onepence~2
Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Idols and images?
Replies: 5
Views: 12905

Re: Idols and images?

I was in dallas tx I when i first was learning of the Baha'i Faith . I remember for some unexplained reason also being drawn to the dallas museum of fine arts in retrospect i am sure i was drawn there for Beauty ... seeing/reading about the Blessed Beauty naturally leads one to seek find and be with...
by onepence~2
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: why are all the footnotes in French?
Replies: 11
Views: 17346

Re: why are all the footnotes in French?

It was first published in English with many footnotes in French. Notice that not ALL of the footnotes were in French--just the quotations from French authors like A. L. M. Nicolas. Again, I think it is pretty clear that the French footnotes were in French because that was the original source of tho...
by onepence~2
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: why are all the footnotes in French?
Replies: 11
Views: 17346

Re: why are all the footnotes in French?

hey brett thanks for all the replies a friend asked about the footnotes ... and since i couldn't easily find an answer i thought i would ask here and indeed you have been most helpful ... i am trying to understand why the footnotes where in the french language so i figured the best way is to trace t...
by onepence~2
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Why i left islam
Replies: 5
Views: 13669

Re: Why i left islam

hmmm .... as you grow into your experiences within yourself i hope you will find the fulfillment of what you are and Whom you seek within our community for there is this passage from The Hidden Words of Bahá’u’lláh O SON OF SPIRIT! I created thee rich, why dost thou bring thyself down to poverty? No...
by onepence~2
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: why are all the footnotes in French?
Replies: 11
Views: 17346

Re: why are all the footnotes in French?

could you also elaborate on the history of the publication of "The Dawnbreakers" ? i think it must have been originally written in Arabic then published in ... ?? ... then translated into english by .... ?? ... with the footnoted left in french thanks for any info provided ... also ... com...
by onepence~2
Thu Apr 23, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: why are all the footnotes in French?
Replies: 11
Views: 17346

why are all the footnotes in French?

by onepence~2
Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Discussing the Faith with others...
Replies: 5
Views: 14238

Re: Discussing the Faith with others...

just wait

we haven't really seen anything yet

*awesome*

it is possible that major parts of the internet will go down

leavin us face to face with our neighbors

i always try to remember

love thy neighbor as thyself

1
dh
by onepence~2
Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Idiots guide to bahai?
Replies: 7
Views: 15658

Re: Idiots guide to bahai?

Hi SpiritualSeeker *smile* ran across an article you might be interested in Bahá’u’lláh as fulfilment of the theophanic promise in the Sermons of Imam 'Alí ibn Abí Ṭálib: Translation of al Ṭutunjiyya, Iftikhár and Ma'rifat bin-Nurániyyat. hmmm ... haven't had a chance to review it, but it sounds imp...
by onepence~2
Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Idiots guide to bahai?
Replies: 7
Views: 15658

Re: Idiots guide to bahai?

Hi SpiritualSeeker

it is a small world after all ...

if you ever need anything ...

1
dh
by onepence~2
Sat Apr 11, 2009 6:19 am
Forum: News
Topic: Roy Wilhelm
Replies: 0
Views: 26718

Roy Wilhelm

A spy lurks in Stoneham? Hardly By Kathryn Skelton , Staff Writer Saturday, April 11, 2009 http://www.sunjournal.com/story/312211-3/MaineNews/A_spy_lurks_in_Stoneham_Hardly/ People want to believe ... Wilhelm was born in Ohio in 1875. He was a green coffee broker and importer, according to Pollitt, ...
by onepence~2
Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Why a Messenger after Muhammad?
Replies: 19
Views: 51180

Re: WHy a Messenger after Muhammad?

... (12th imam of the Shia). .... yes ... i can see how that can be an issue ... it has actually been an issue since ... ??? ... the dawn of time ... *awe* yes ... since the dawn of time ... people of a mystical life knew of a Primal Point ... unknown though was where when why or how this Primal Po...
by onepence~2
Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Youth growing up in today's society...
Replies: 2
Views: 9558

Re: Youth growing up in today's society...

hmmm ... it is a difficult subject ... very personal and thus intimate ... i am glad to see you are of sound mind to see wisdom in the command and to be obedient as i was , and to some extent still , severely tested in the field of chastity i offer up for your consideration the need for marriage whe...
by onepence~2
Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: News
Topic: Baha’u’llah’s Words on Billboards in Isfahan
Replies: 2
Views: 19938

Re: Baha’u’llah’s Words on Billboards in Isfahan

yea ... *smile* ...

i guess a lot is goin on in Persia
by onepence~2
Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Groups: Villagers attack homes of Baha'is in Egypt
Replies: 2
Views: 19740

Re: Groups: Villagers attack homes of Baha'is in Egypt

Egyptians Face Trial for Incitement Against Baha’is Written by The Media Line Staff Published Monday, April 06, 2009 http://www.themedialine.org/news/news_detail.asp?NewsID=24762 An Egyptian journalist and a member of parliament from the ruling party are being summoned to court for allegedly incitin...
by onepence~2
Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:05 am
Forum: News
Topic: Baha’u’llah’s Words on Billboards in Isfahan
Replies: 2
Views: 19938

Baha’u’llah’s Words on Billboards in Isfahan

In Isfahan, a couple of billboards now display the words of Baha’u’llah, Prophet-founder of the Baha’i Faith, from the “Hidden Words”. On one it says, “In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the rose of love” and the other says, “Speak no evil, that thou mayest not hear it spoken unto thee”. Th...
by onepence~2
Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

love or hate

chose Thou now o fate
by onepence~2
Mon Apr 06, 2009 2:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'ullah made prophecies that have come true?
Replies: 11
Views: 23707

Re: Baha'ullah made prophecies that have come true?

I have always wondered about the following story ... what i wonder is what Scripture was/had been fullfilled ??? also it is interesting to note ... just a simple gesture ... yet .. Authority (of interpretation) announces "the fulfillment of that prophecy" just simply amazing ... such a sma...
by onepence~2
Sun Apr 05, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Manifestations of God?
Replies: 5
Views: 12392

Re: Manifestations of God?

"to a lesser extent Their prophecies " ok ... i have been thinking about it ... on my own thinking about it ... and got a private message saying in effect to keep thinking about it ... and ... i still have questions ... like am i/we fullfilling prophecy by just declaring our belief and th...
by onepence~2
Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A return of christ question
Replies: 5
Views: 14767

Re: A return of christ question

... So my question is Do bahais also interpret the return of Isaa ibn Maryam (Jesus the son of mary) as Baha'ullah even when they quote from islamic sources? I dont see how you can make it figurative when it seems so clear in the Islamic perspective. I know my questions may not seem to matter, but ...
by onepence~2
Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

even if Tyranny abounds and rules the lands and grounds

mankind knows

"The earth is not man’s home

..."
by onepence~2
Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Idiots guide to bahai?
Replies: 7
Views: 15658

Re: Idiots guide to bahai?

Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era

Author: J. E. Esslemont

Pages: 286

send a private message to me and I can mail you a hard copy

the book is also online

http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/je/BNE/

scan through the contents page ... very illuminating ...
by onepence~2
Thu Apr 02, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Manifestations of God?
Replies: 5
Views: 12392

Re: Manifestations of God?

"to a lesser extent Their prophecies "

???

why is that ?

one would think that would be more important
perhaps even the most important aspect of any religion that can be considered
by onepence~2
Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Groups: Villagers attack homes of Baha'is in Egypt
Replies: 2
Views: 19740

Groups: Villagers attack homes of Baha'is in Egypt

By MAGGIE MICHAEL – 5 hours ago CAIRO (AP) — Dozens of Muslim villagers have attacked the homes of members of the minority Baha'i religion in southern Egypt, hurling firebombs and denouncing them as "enemies of God," human rights groups said Thursday. The attacks began Saturday after a pro...
by onepence~2
Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Robot Makes Scientific Discovery All by Itself♦
Replies: 0
Views: 25407

Robot Makes Scientific Discovery All by Itself♦

He can come up with a hypothesis, plan an experiment, reason about the results, and then plan his next steps. Now ADAM is the first robot—but maybe not the last—to have independently discovered new scientific information, according to scientists who recently built themselves the mechanical colleague...
by onepence~2
Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

this is the dawning of the age of Baha'u'llah

the age of Baha'u'llah

of Baha'u'llah

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9se9x0vd32A
by onepence~2
Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 26613

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

irregardless of past performance

with a stroke of His pen

the temporal can become permanent

(i am) / we are

Zion Zion Zion

forever

amen
by onepence~2
Sat Mar 28, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 26613

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

... That means that in the World Order model, you need not three but six different categories: the civil three of Legislative/executive/judiciary, the religious three of worship/doctrine/law, and then plus two: "Head of the Faith" and "Sovereignty." The sovereignty of a nation c...
by onepence~2
Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:37 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 26613

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

"The LSAs and NSAs and UHJ are the "rulers of Baha" : they can and do appoint people to exercise their authority. " yes ... this supreme theocracy is beginning to shape within our mind ... within our theocracy there is judicial, executive, and legislative functions each are inter...
by onepence~2
Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

placed

within each soul

light so awesome

it fixes our world

///

dh note ... play off the stars ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RhARv98Ktg
by onepence~2
Fri Mar 27, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

north south

east west

our Community is the place we love the best

///

dh note .. inspired by and written for BritishBahai

1
dh
by onepence~2
Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

l e t t e r s

letters

black and white

form shapes

upon sight
by onepence~2
Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 26613

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

q deals with application of Law

answer

should also dwell into serving in the Spirit of the Law
by onepence~2
Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion
Replies: 14
Views: 22801

Re: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion

Zion the smell of freshly cut grass the tint of colour from a raindrop our broken stick all parts particles and spacial relations Zion our home how we yearn *smile* yet are so week ... still Zion forever ... in our heart in our dreams in every waking thought & deed Zion forever we pray ... keep ...
by onepence~2
Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 26613

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

"LSAs can also establish other legal entities that have a particular function" that is at the heart of what i am trying to understand ... if we use the term "Ruler" as a legal term from The Kitab-i-Aqdas does the LSA have {a legal} Authority to appoint a Ruler ? or because The Ki...
by onepence~2
Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 26613

Re: Q : LSA's Rulers

"The LSA is not able to surrender any of its authority, but it can delegate the exercise of its authority."

basically we agree ...

would capitalize first authority

The LSA is not able to surrender any of its Authority, but it can delegate the exercise of its authority.
by onepence~2
Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: House authority
Replies: 31
Views: 43973

Re: House authority

it appears the Question still remains with no clear uniformed answer that all can agree upon ... The Question being ... Who has the Authority to rename a LSA a House of Justice. We contend that the only legal way is by amendment to The Constitution of The Universal House of Justice, of course there ...
by onepence~2
Thu Mar 26, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Personal Relationship with Faith and with Community
Replies: 1
Views: 6953

Re: Personal Relationship with Faith and with Community

yes ... we often hear the noise ...

thanks for pointing out how beautiful it is ...

at times one can scarcely imagine the final outcome ...

yet .. at certain peaks .... breath taking
by onepence~2
Wed Mar 25, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: atlas shrugged off His crown
Replies: 0
Views: 19186

atlas shrugged off His crown

atlas shrugged off His crown

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... ariant.jpg

a story of the modern day nebuchadnezzars
as demonstrated by the followers of Ann Rand
by onepence~2
Wed Mar 25, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

words

black or white

form

s e
h p
a

upon sight
by onepence~2
Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Re: Poetry

eat drink and be Mary

or Tom , John and/or Sally
by onepence~2
Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 36342

Re: History of Peace

coatofmanycolours wrote:"...the Amish ... "never taking revenge" ... "

... the Amish pass it on to all the young ...



yes ... really a good point ...
by onepence~2
Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 38631

Poetry

I am you

you are Me

why then

do we disagree

oneness,
dh

note ... varying inflection and cadence
by onepence~2
Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: History of Peace
Replies: 11
Views: 36342

Re: History of Peace

hey ... wow ... awesome study / link thanks interesting enough ... found what i sort of was looking for right away ... from the Amish ... "never taking revenge" ... on a personal note ... i think that is one of the toughest things for me ... "never taking revenge" ... i mean ... ...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 11:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion
Replies: 14
Views: 22801

Re: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion

"The promise is fulfilled" yes ... my point exactly ... "The promise is fulfilled" ... thus Zion is here ... yet none we know of say Zion is here ... Why is that ? ... is it because we do not believe it to be a physical place ... but clearly in past Scripture Zion was a physical ...
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion
Replies: 14
Views: 22801

Re: Q : Explain Baha'i concept of Zion

"the meaning of the Testament and of the Covenant"

The Baha'i World Administration Center and The Universal House of Justice

Zion

yes/no/maybe

????
by onepence~2
Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: [LOCKED] Question : LSA's Rulers
Replies: 17
Views: 26613

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: 43973

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: 22801

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: 22801

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: 22801

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: 26613

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: 22801

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: 26613

[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: 9537

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: 28675

Re: Make money editing wiki pages

link broken

"Suspended.page/"
by onepence~2
Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: electronic tags for AIDS patients
Replies: 0
Views: 16985

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: 26261

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: 36342

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: 36342

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: 36342

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: 36342

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: 36342

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
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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...

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