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by onepence
Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Turn all your thoughts toward bringing joy to hearts.
Replies: 7
Views: 20319

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: 36263

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: 20319

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: 113884

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: 113884

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: 13395

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: 113884

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: 113884

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: 113884

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: 113884

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: 23524

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: 27964

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: 38100

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
Views: 9948

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: 14255

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: 22996

" ... 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: 36493

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: 22996

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...
by onepence
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22996

this has been about my first time reading about Bahíyyih Khánum I had glanced at the material before ... but never read. "In the innermost recesses of our hearts, O thou exalted Leaf of the eyes Paradise, we have reared for thee a shining mansion that the hand of time can never undermine, a shr...
by onepence
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22996

" Bear thou this my message to 'Abdu'l-Bahá, ...
by onepence
Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22996

yes ... a list of structures ... when started and when completed ... on Mount Carmel would be appreciated
by onepence
Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22996

"Concerning the suspension of festivities for a period of nine months it should be made clear that what is meant by this is that all gatherings, whether outdoor or indoor, which are not of a strictly devotional character should be abolished all through the period of our mourning. However, meeti...
by onepence
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22996

yes ... harmonized structure ... interconnected in ways that few can fathom ...

" ... the need of the Fund associated with the name of the Greatest Holy Leaf, initiated in order to complete the exterior ornamentation of the House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois ... "
by onepence
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22996

hmmm ... I guess the first structure must have been The Shrine of The Bab ... will have to look up birth records ... yes ... Bahíyyih Khánum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bah%C3%A1%27u%27ll%C3%A1h%27s_family She died on 15 July 1932 was buried in the Bahá'í gardens below the Bahá'í Arc on Mount Carme...
by onepence
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bahiyyih Khanum
Replies: 13
Views: 22996

Bahiyyih Khanum

The sister of 'Abdu'l-Baha and the daughter of Baha'u'llah. http://www.bahai-biblio.org/centre-photo/gens/sainte-famille/bahiyyih-khanum/fbahiy_catalog.htm thought this photo was remarkable, and, for various reasons worthy of sharing http://www.bahai-biblio.org/centre-photo/lieux/arc/tombe-sainte-fa...
by onepence
Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: prophet Daniel was the inventor of the controlled experiment
Replies: 0
Views: 7411

prophet Daniel was the inventor of the controlled experiment

from Badi blog http://badiblog.blogspot.com/2008/02/in-defense-of-agape.html Daniel was a prophet, not a scientist. Yet as far as is known, he was the inventor of the controlled experiment. Not just of the controlled dietary study, but he invented the entire methodology of the double blind, controll...
by onepence
Fri Feb 22, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: even outside of Iran ... the death penalty
Replies: 2
Views: 7082

even outside of Iran ... the death penalty

Draft Iranian law threatens gross human rights violations NEW YORK 22 February 2008 (BWNS) http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story/606 The Iranian Parliament is considering legislation that would institutionalize a series of gross human rights violations, affecting not only Baha'is but many others, even...
by onepence
Fri Feb 22, 2008 12:11 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: work , worship , and identity
Replies: 6
Views: 13492

" Is not our One & Only Perfect God---our Perfect Heavenly Father, Whom we love, worship, and serve, the Absolute Pinnacle of our Collective Identity ?" yea ... verily The Kingdom of God on earth, is , at long last , within the reach of mankind ... yes ... it is a daily struggle to rem...
by onepence
Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: work , worship , and identity
Replies: 6
Views: 13492

"Let not man glory in this that he loveth his country, let him rather glory in this that he loveth his kind." yes ... we like the study of oneness ... much more than the study of singleness .... fascinating that Baha'u'llah Himself was born into this world, in much the same way that all ch...
by onepence
Tue Feb 19, 2008 2:04 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: work , worship , and identity
Replies: 6
Views: 13492

*smile* Dean of the Scene i shall treausre it for ever with the weight of the world upon ones' shoulder it is nice to find one laughing while helping to remove a small boulder *smile* thank you .... there is no i in team ........ yes ... had a small break through will trying to understand identity a...
by onepence
Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

"In the ages to come, though the Cause of God may rise and grow a hundredfold and the shade of the Sadratu’l-Muntahá shelter all mankind, yet this present century shall stand unrivalled, for it hath witnessed the breaking of that Morn and the rising of that Sun. This century is, verily, the sou...
by onepence
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:49 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Personal and national spiritual problems prevent or delay ma
Replies: 6
Views: 13067

Hello, Onepence, I found that idea interesting: the new jerusalm = {imho} persia I always thought of Mt. Carmel as the new Jerusalem. It's always cool to get other perspectives, care to elaborate? Peace, HM The kingdoms of earth hmmm ... i could be way way way off track ... but ... none the less .....
by onepence
Sun Feb 17, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: work , worship , and identity
Replies: 6
Views: 13492

yes ... i like this discussion ... thank you ...

a little busy these next few days ...

will be looking forward to rejoining joining our discussion at a later date

thanks again

and whatever you want to call me is fine

onepence/dean/heyu

*smile*
by onepence
Sun Feb 17, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Personal and national spiritual problems prevent or delay ma
Replies: 6
Views: 13067

yes

that is understandable

the past often leads to nowhere
by onepence
Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: work , worship , and identity
Replies: 6
Views: 13492

yes ... identity i struggle with ... because , well , for all sorts of reasons. I asked my mom & dad about this last night ... and ... if you have never had a conversation with people about their identity ... it is worth an attempt to ... although very difficult ... one might be surprised as to ...
by onepence
Sat Feb 16, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: Commercial
Topic: looking for island resident
Replies: 0
Views: 17328

looking for island resident

I am looking for someone who is currently living outside of North America preferable on an Island but not U.K. {scottland ok though} {caymen,grenada, etc.} or ... as a last resort ... anyone outside of the USA i need someone to conduct some little finicial transactions am willing to pay this indivdu...
by onepence
Sat Feb 16, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Personal and national spiritual problems prevent or delay ma
Replies: 6
Views: 13067

wow ... a little off subject ... but relevant ...

the new jerusalm = {imho} persia

thus we find ... well no reason to give away all the keys to the kingdom

*smile*
by onepence
Sat Feb 16, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Personal and national spiritual problems prevent or delay ma
Replies: 6
Views: 13067

richard, last night i ran across this article "Tablet of the Temple" http://bahai-library.com/encyclopedia/haykal.html thought it was fascinating ... though it appears to me that the majority of the text is addressed to ... the Pope, Napoleon III, the Czar of Russia, Queen Victoria, and th...
by onepence
Sat Feb 16, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: work , worship , and identity
Replies: 6
Views: 13492

yes ... i think the author of the book i am looking for used the word accomplishment ... that is accomplishment was used instead of work ... but ... in my brain ... work/accomplishment ... is about the same ... perhaps even work is more exact/meaningful ... but ... in essence i am still looking for ...
by onepence
Sat Feb 16, 2008 2:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: work , worship , and identity
Replies: 6
Views: 13492

work , worship , and identity

God is Most Glorious ! *smile* Dear Friends, A long time ago i read a book{?}/article{?} which basically was about what the author felt was a method that people with good mental health had. He proposed {stated} that individuals with good mental health had three distinct endevours that should be give...
by onepence
Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Jonah ... I wish to add pictures
Replies: 3
Views: 24121

yes ... does this same format work when adding content to the actual library Collection: Visual {???} ... http://bahai-library.com/collection.php5?collection=Visual&language=All //////////// /////////// ////////// http://media.bahai.org/img/7252/460/460/nc/371-alt-460.jpg Caption: Sara Louisa, L...
by onepence
Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Jonah ... I wish to add pictures
Replies: 3
Views: 24121

when trying to upload new information for this site

how do i add pictures to DOCUMENT CONTENT ?

note : not the forum section , but to the main body of material in this Baha'i Library Online

thanks
by onepence
Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:22 am
Forum: About Baha'i Library
Topic: Jonah ... I wish to add pictures
Replies: 3
Views: 24121

Jonah ... I wish to add pictures

Jonah please contact me , Dean Hedges , at treefort11@yahoo.com . I have updated my user profile to reflect my new email address. i wish to , in my spare time , add / upload pictures from Bahá’í Media Bank http://media.bahai.org/ to this Baha'i Library Online site. should we have a new category ... ...
by onepence
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:43 am
Forum: News
Topic: Eradicating Poverty: Moving Forward as One
Replies: 0
Views: 17082

Eradicating Poverty: Moving Forward as One

Baha'i International Community issues statement on poverty eradication http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story/604 NEW YORK 15 February 2008 (BWNS) A new statement from the Baha'i International Community calls for a coherent, principle-based approach to the eradication of global poverty. BIC representat...
by onepence
Fri Feb 15, 2008 8:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

"Maybe it is a sign of Faith" yes ... i would concur with that ... hmmm i suppose the reason/s as to why no clause of catastrophe is included in our Constitution r as varied and diverse as there are individuals *smile* my theory is rather long ... and perhaps very convulated ... smile ... ...
by onepence
Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Personal and national spiritual problems prevent or delay ma
Replies: 6
Views: 13067

pride (King James Version) http://www.christnotes.org/bible.php?q=pride&ver=kjv pride (All Works of Bahá'u'lláh) http://reference.bahai.org/search?max=10&first=1&query=pride&idxname%5B%5D=en-b personally i like The Hidden Words of Baha'u'llah http://reference.bahai.org/search?max=10&...
by onepence
Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

hmmm ... very interesting quote ... thank you

"the Universal House of Justice may from time to time provide for quorums of less than the full membership for specified classes of business. "

(ibid, Section V.4.3)
by onepence
Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

... I would venture to say that the eventuality of some catastrophe befalling all of the members perhaps ought to be considered by the House as an amendment to its Constitution, as its Constitution seems to make no mention of such a case (as hopefully unlikely as it may be). yes ... that is the bas...
by onepence
Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Personal and national spiritual problems prevent or delay ma
Replies: 6
Views: 13067

well richard ... i am with you until you start bringing up specifics of individual countries and our rulers ... i will not be speaking ill of the dead {*smile* - inside joke yes - *smile*} as to "destroy their advancing civilization" we can speak of these matters after much thought of this...
by onepence
Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:00 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

TOWARDS GLOBAL CIVILIZATION AND PEACE... As always; and, looking forward to your usual sensible and constructive comments and questions hi richard *smile* i also have been enjoying our dialogue in fact ... after reading your thoughts about "and, at a high spiritual level even defensiveness may...
by onepence
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:39 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

yes ... there must be a difference between crusades and wars wars are prohibited crusades have happened :D after meditating on this subject for a few hours and overnight i have again been struck with awe at my personal understanding that both offensive and defensive orders of true faqír of our crusa...
by onepence
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

quietly to the cross some shall go in ecstasy the roses grow *smile* hmm ... personally ... i have trouble with not fighting defensive wars I understand that richard is basing his thought about crusade {ers/ing} exclusively upon a theological basis of Christianity which is fine ... a very good bases...
by onepence
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

"If a person can accept Bahá'u'lláh's function, it should not present any difficulty to them to also accept what He has ordained a divinely-guided individual in matters pertaining to His Faith." hmm ... yes ... i was thinking along similiar lines ... that eventually we could recognize &quo...
by onepence
Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Universal House of Justice and NSA's
Replies: 8
Views: 14596

The Universal House of Justice and NSA's

hmm been wonderin about a subject for quite sometime What would happen if a crazed individual suceeded in killing all nine members of The Universal House of Justice ? Could the NSA's elect another Universal House of Justice ? Would the NSA's voluntarily dissolve ? Would the Amrican NSA still exist y...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

richard, i am still thinking about your note specifically "It may even engender the spirit of the crusader, which is more than dangerous if not controlled by spiritual insight and loyal devotion to the commonplace social obligations of human loyalties ." very interesting observation would ...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

LOL *smile* ... yes ... i thought it was quite funny too ... lol ... good to have a little bit of humour in a serious world and ... i enjoyed the Quotes you provided thanks ... it is interesting to see how various individuals developed their souls and thus influenced society in their own unique exp...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Administrative Order apostates
Replies: 5
Views: 12827

Re: Administrative Order apostates

What would be the correct response be if a government official asked me to deny my realtionship to our beloved Guardian Shoghi Effendi and The Universal House of Justice ? Looking closer at your question, youre saying that a particular gov is agreeing with Bahaullah and is telling you NOT to agree ...
by onepence
Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

Death , Taxes , & The Administrative Order *smile* sincerely yes {great title for a book} dh note : as in all things , Kull-i- Sh ay , could be used for both good or evil /////// richard ... you are quit right ... laws can not force selflessness ... transformation is accomplished by hearking to ...
by onepence
Mon Feb 11, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

wow richard ... that is a pretty precise, well resaoned response to the struggle/s that i have expressed going through ... "co-ordinated and reconciled by the unified will" yes ... very enlightened response ... thank you will write more later ... still wondering about selfless society ... ...
by onepence
Mon Feb 11, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

hi guys ... thanks for keeping this thread alive ... been busy with family activities over the weekend ... and now i am back at my desk and it has been enjoyable catching up on what has transpired ... funny think is i had never looked up Bausani ... what i had read just sorta resonated with what i w...
by onepence
Mon Feb 11, 2008 11:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

Re: "orders of true faqír do exist"

The concept of poverty in Islam is thus commented upon by Bausani: (sorry, dont mean to go off on a tangent, but who's he?? Thanks). He was director of the Italian quarterly magazine Opinioni Bahá'í from its foundation. He helped sustain every institution or committee, national or local, on which h...
by onepence
Sat Feb 09, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

orders of true faqír
equates to
the Administrative Order
of Baha'u'llah

yes

radiant smile
by onepence
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:53 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "orders of true faqír do exist"
Replies: 14
Views: 25209

"orders of true faqír do exist"

looking for thoughts on selflesness //////// //////// ////// The concept of poverty in Islam is thus commented upon by Bausani: The concept of poverty is very ancient in Islám and goes back to the very frugal and sober ways of the Prophet himself, because of his direct contact with the simple custom...
by onepence
Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Administrative Order apostates
Replies: 5
Views: 12827

Administrative Order apostates

hmmm ... a little bit of a touchy subject ... but one that i seek a concrete answer to. I understand as an enrolled member of the Baha'i Faith I am not to speak disparringly of Baha'u'llah, Abdu'l Baha , the Guardian, or any aspect of the Administrative Order. I also understand that i am to follow a...
by onepence
Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

I think a case can be made that much of the problem is rooted in the selfishness, ... , imo... yes ... interesting enough ... i have been talking to an individual lately whom whole heartedly endorses and teaches that only the self can be trusted and therefore is the basis of all philisospical and/o...
by onepence
Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

"Why is the vast majority of the world’s peoples sinking ever deeper into hunger and wretchedness when wealth on a scale undreamed of by the Pharaohs, the Caesars, or even the imperialist powers of the nineteenth century is at the disposal of the present arbiters of human affairs?"
by onepence
Fri Feb 01, 2008 7:52 am
Forum: News
Topic: the nation-state has largely outlived its usefulness
Replies: 2
Views: 19737

thank you Jonah


*embarrassed smile*
:oops:

*smile*

both words & deeds
would fail to express

what His Grace
has meant to us

/////////
/////////

on a separate note

i found this realization to be helpful

the law of man is tragic
the law of Baha'u'llah is ecstatic
by onepence
Fri Feb 01, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
Replies: 8
Views: 18949

... and the riches of the money handlers become far too egregious.

http://themessthatgreenspanmade.blogspo ... -gift.html

This realization comes to different people in different ways.

The poor usually suffer first and most ...
by onepence
Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: When people lose faith in their currency
Replies: 0
Views: 16747

When people lose faith in their currency

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt at the Virginia Military Institute http://www.accountability-central.com/single-view-default/article/remarks-by-deputy-secretary-robert-m-kimmitt-at-the-virginia-military-institute/?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=1&cHash=175771bfa7 BY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREA...
by onepence
Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Elimination of extreme wealth and poverty
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"the blamers will be surprised that they themselves have been out there doing his bidding" yes i keep on thinking about the Rulers and how one day all will turn to Baha'u'llah on that Day what will the Presidents, the Prime Minsters, the Dictators be thinking of ? their forerunners , their...

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