Perspectives

Song: Splendeur inaltérable

Song: Splendeur inaltérable

Posted: 2017/10/16

Composed for the occasion of the bicentenary of Bahá’u’lláh’s birth, this song puts His words to music in French, starting with “Hear Me, ye mortal birds!”

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Nathaniel, my public transit guide

Nathaniel, my public transit guide

Posted: 2017/07/21

A first-time delegate to the National Convention from Alberta tells the story of how a chance encounter on public transit led to a deeper understanding of guidance from the Universal House of Justice in its recent Ridván message to be “alert to the possibilities that exist in every space for acquainting others with His [Bahá’u’lláh’s] life and sublime mission.”

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A poem inspired by a lesson from the junior youth text The Human Temple

A poem inspired by a lesson from the junior youth text The Human Temple

Posted: 2015/12/01

This poem, called “Sweet Escape,” was written by Nadia Alikashani, a participant of a junior youth group in West Vancouver. The poem was inspired by the third lesson in the junior youth text The Human Temple.

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Breaking the fast at Tante Jerina’s

Breaking the fast at Tante Jerina’s

Posted: 2015/03/13

This is a letter from a few friends in LaSalle, Que. who describe an evening in March where they broke the fast, prayed together and enjoyed each other’s company. The evening was hosted by a friend affectionately known as Tante (Aunt) Jerina.

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Photos from unit conventions across the country

Photos from unit conventions across the country

Posted: 2015/02/24

Here are photos from unit conventions that took place across the country in late January and early February.

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St. Albert, Atla. and Milton, Ont. celebrate unity in diversity

St. Albert, Atla. and Milton, Ont. celebrate unity in diversity

Posted: 2015/02/06

For two decades, the Bahá’ís of St. Albert, Alta. have been reaching out to residents of their city to collaborate on promoting an annual “Unity in Diversity” celebration.

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Photos of activities from across Canada

Photos of activities from across Canada

Posted: 2014/11/21

A gallery of photos from across Canada that show the friends engaged in various activities, which include the celebration of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh and the Regional Bahá’í Council elections.

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A few photos from across the country

A few photos from across the country

Posted: 2014/07/31

Here is a gallery of photos of community building activities across the country that various friends have been inspired to share through social media.

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One soul-stirring prayer

One soul-stirring prayer

Posted: 2014/07/29

“During every fast, I ardently prayed for the end of the persecution of the believers in Iran. And every year passed, and the persecution continued.”

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Photo of a meeting in Aurora, Ont.

Photo of a meeting in Aurora, Ont.

Posted: 2014/07/22

In mid-July, the Spiritual Assembly of Aurora met with representatives of the Bahá’í Council of Ontario and Auxiliary Board members.

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