“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.
Besides the first four steps of the Anonymous 12 step programs, the one idea of the 12-step program I find most helpful is living one day at a time. This is not a new idea, as both Jesus said this (Matthew 6:34) and Dale Carnegie wrote about it in the
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 to
I found out several decades ago, that reviewing parts I picked out from the Synopsis and Codification of the Kitabi-Aqdas (before the Kitabi-Aqdas was published in English) helped to center me and focus my energy. I like to say this in the morning to prepare myself for the day. I
Take therefore no thought for the morrow, for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Bible, Matthew 6:34, King James 21 Version. Emotions Anonymous: Just For Today Just for today I will try to live through this day only,
Emotions Anonymous 12 Slogans Let go and let God. You are not alone. One day at a time. Live and let live. First things first. Look for the good. By the grace of God. Know yourself – be honest. This too shall pass. I need people. Keep it simple. I