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. “He who puts his trust in God, God will suffice him. He whoContinue 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

“… we must not allow ourselves to forget the continuing, appalling burden of suffering under which millions of human beings are always groaning—a burden which they have borne for century upon century and which it is the mission of Bahá’u’lláh to lift at last. The principal cause of this suffering,Continue Reading

“Bahá’u’lláh has stated quite clearly in His Writings the essential requisites for our spiritual growth, and these are stressed again and again by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in His talks and Tablets. One can summarize them briefly in this way: The recital each day of one of the Obligatory Prayers with pure-hearted devotion.Continue Reading

During a period of realizing Baha’is around my age had a very different idea of what the Baha’i Faith is all about and also realizing that many of the things I expected to see in my life and in other Baha’is and the Baha’i community weren’t materializing, I started toContinue Reading