I have received permission from George Ronald Publisher to record extracts from their two books Divine Therapy and Fire and Gold and post them on this website. As well, Ian Semple has given me permission to record his books Baha’u’llah’s Teachings on Spiritual Reality, and The Proofs of the MissionContinue Reading

In Balyuzi’s book, Baha’u’llah The King of Glory, Baha’u’llah is said to have instructed someone to say these two sentences 19 times daily. I find doing this gives me more confidence and courage to face the day. “He who puts his trust in God, God will suffice him. He whoContinue Reading

A book worth looking at in time management is the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. He takes a holistic approach to the subject. One of the interesting parts of the book for me is where he talks about different centers people have for their lives: work,Continue Reading

An important issue is to make sure things don’t fall through the cracks, like paying the rent or bills. I write down everything I should or want to do. In Getting Things Done, David Allen suggests taking a weekend where this is all you do, and make sure you haveContinue Reading

A problem for people in general, but perhaps more actutely with people with mental health challenges, is getting things done. This post is titled after the popular book Getting Things Done by David Allen (shortened to GTD for “followers”), where some of the ideas of this blog come from. IContinue Reading

A long-time first nations Baha’i friend told me how she uses the drum daily with prayer, so I quickly got one. Here is the one I got, along with the banger thing. This video helped me decide which drum to get, and this other video I find worth watching.  AnyoneContinue Reading

An old fashioned liberal arts university education was largely based around teaching students to think for themselves. These days, it’s even more important with fake news, fake anything on the internet, and leaders that blatantly lie to us. The Baha’i Faith strongly encourages people to think for themselves, and toContinue Reading

Names of God The rationale behind these ideas is from the short healing prayer phrase “Thy Name is my healing”. Below is a link to a file with quite a few names of God taken from the writings and prayers: https://bahai-library.com/takkenberg_names_god I use the names of God in the followingContinue Reading

I have struggled with making decisions in the past. I bought a few books on it, and had some success with that. Because of the complexity of life these days, and that I don’t know everything and can’t predict the future, I have turned to prayer for assistance in makingContinue Reading