Community life

A new year of teaching and friendship

A new year of teaching and friendship

Posted: 2018/04/25

A Naw-Rúz gathering in Sidney, B.C., shows how the welcoming spirit of Holy Days opens up opportunities for teaching the Faith and bringing more friends into Bahá’í community life.

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The first day of Ridván

The first day of Ridván

Posted: 2018/04/12

The first day of Ridván is 21 April this year. Here is a description of this time written by Adib Taherzadeh.

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Generations of prayer

Generations of prayer

Posted: 2018/03/23

The following is a reflection from a new mother on how seeing her father pray influenced her own connection with prayer.

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Opening doors through the arts

Opening doors through the arts

Posted: 2018/03/14

The community of Victoria, B.C. had a resoundingly positive response to a play that presented concepts from the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh, reminiscent of the Shoghi Effendi’s statement that “Art can better awaken such noble sentiments than cold rationalizing, especially among the mass of the people.”

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Ruhi Book 9 develops participants’ love for their Creator

Ruhi Book 9 develops participants’ love for their Creator

Posted: 2018/03/09

An intensive study of Ruhi Book 9: Gaining an Historical Perspective has given nine friends a deeper understanding into their relationship with their Creator.

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Insights gained from this year’s unit conventions

Insights gained from this year’s unit conventions

Posted: 2018/03/01

Four questions posed by the National Spiritual Assembly at this year’s unit conventions opened avenues for consultation across the country.

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“Every choice… leaves a trace” – reflections from an Ontario seasonal school

“Every choice… leaves a trace” – reflections from an Ontario seasonal school

Posted: 2018/02/08

A winter camp in Ontario brought together about 80 participants of all ages to unite around the Teachings of Bahá’u’lláh and guidance from the Universal House of Justice.

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Bicentenary Stories: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Bicentenary Stories: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Posted: 2018/01/30

A friend in Charlottetown shares how the special time of the bicentenary led him to meeting and inviting over 40 people to celebrate with him in his home.

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Bicentenary stories: Ottawa, Ontario

Bicentenary stories: Ottawa, Ontario

Posted: 2018/01/23

A group of friends working in a neighbourhood in Ottawa used the opportunity of bicentenary to share how the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh were at the core of their community-building work.

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Bicentenary stories: Belleville, Ontario

Bicentenary stories: Belleville, Ontario

Posted: 2018/01/11

The friends in Belleville, Ont., found their efforts confirmed many times over as they connected friends with the Person of Bahá’u’lláh.

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