The Hidden Words is a short book of 148 short, condense writings. Baha’u’llah’s introduction to the book is as follows: “HE IS THE GLORY OF GLORIES. THIS is that which hath descended from the realm of glory, uttered by the tongue of power and might, and revealed unto the ProphetsContinue Reading

For decades, I have appreciated these short snippets of wisdom, found in the book the Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh Revealed After the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. ASL-I-KULLU’L-KHAYR (Words of Wisdom) In the Name of God, the Exalted, the Most High THE source of all good is trust in God, submission unto His command, andContinue Reading

“However, until material achievements, physical accomplishments and human virtues are reinforced by spiritual perfections, luminous qualities and characteristics of mercy, no fruit or result shall issue therefrom, nor will the happiness of the world of humanity, which is the ultimate aim, be attained. For although, on the one hand, materialContinue Reading

“Is there any Remover of difficulties save God?  Say: Praised be God!  He is God!  All are His servants, and all abide by His bidding!” The Báb I remember the late Hand of the Cause, John Roberts saying to say the removers of difficulties prayer 500 times when in greatContinue Reading

Below are a sample of some quotes I find inspiring. Having these quotes on hand has helped through many a difficult time. I encourage you to compile quotes you find guidance, inspiration or strength from, whatever your belief system is. If you feel moved to share your favorite quotes, pleaseContinue Reading

This talk by William Hatcher on moral and spiritual development, makes a lot of sense to me, concerning this topic. Feeling like I’ve been burnt by many Baha’is, and am still dealing with a lot of anger, I am not going to say anything about this topic myself. Instead, theContinue Reading

This is a passage from the book Kitabi-Aqdas:  ‘The Prayer of the Signs is a special form of Muslim obligatory prayer that was ordained to be said in times of natural events, like earthquakes, eclipses, and other such phenomena, which may cause fear and are taken to be signs orContinue Reading

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

The world is but a show, vain and empty, a mere nothing, bearing the semblance of reality. Set not your affections upon it. Break not the bond that uniteth you with your Creator, and be not of those that have erred and strayed from His ways. Verily I say, theContinue 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. I think of one of the Names of God while saying the twoContinue Reading