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Letter from the 70th Convention to the Universal House of Justice

Letter from the 70th Convention to the Universal House of Justice

Posted: 2018/06/12

“Beloved Universal House of Justice – how strong our love for you! How wide the gap between our limited sight and your stupendous insight! How we long to see your vision unfold!”

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Dear Bahá’í Canada from Tiny Township, Ont.

Dear Bahá’í Canada from Tiny Township, Ont.

Posted: 2018/05/16

“Maybe our Tiny community is not so tiny, after all.”

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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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A test of unity

A test of unity

Posted: 2017/12/07

An animator from a Toronto neighbourhood shares the story of how a crisis of unity led to a stronger and more united junior youth group just in time for the bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh.

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The warmth of a neighbourhood celebration

The warmth of a neighbourhood celebration

Posted: 2017/11/15

A Montreal Bahá’í reflects on how hosting a neighbourhood celebration of the bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh shifted her attitude regarding holy days celebrated at the local level.

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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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