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by jenniferatemple
Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 36327

Re: Returning to Faith

Many thanks to all the kind replies here. It is the one board I have found that I would dare to trust! There is a lot of "Baha'i" garbage online now and I am suspecting many are not in fact Baha'is because many seem very close to covenant breaking with their bashing of the institutions. Wo...
by jenniferatemple
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 36327

Re: Returning to Faith

I signed my card 42 years ago. Prior to accepting the truth of Baha’u’llah I was a devote Christian from a very early age. No others in my family were true to the Christian faith. They attended church on Holy days, held celebrations that had very little to do with faith and went through the motions ...
by jenniferatemple
Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 36327

Re: Returning to Faith

I may not need to "do anything" but unlike a church, one cannot just show up. One does need to know who and where events are being hosted. Then one wants to feel welcome to be there. I am thinking not many try to get back, given the robust response on this board as well as on the ground. I...
by jenniferatemple
Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 36327

P.S.: Returning to Faith

It is a huge consolation to me that for reasons I don't care to outline, I am sure God has forgiven me and prayers do resonate in a way that they have not, for many years. It was not until then that I contacted the local community.
by jenniferatemple
Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Returning to Faith
Replies: 13
Views: 36327

Returning to Faith

My impression at the last Holy day, Day the Covenant, was that I had no right to be there. “She should not be in the room”, one of the friends had said. There was also a general sense of coldness. At one prior Holy day, people looked a bit disconcerted when I offered a prayer for the events in the P...

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