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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: 40971

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: 23258

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: 12615

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: 40971

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: 40971

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: 8059

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: 10639

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: 14096

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: 14096

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: 11207

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: 14096

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: 14096

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: 11849

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: 13073

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: 13073

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: 19529

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: 18
Views: 34146

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: 7935

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: 12519

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: 12094

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: 12519

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: 27135

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: 19416

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: 10343

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: 12271

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 ...

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