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Celebrating Ayyam-i-Ha: A Holiday You Haven’t Heard Of – by By Homa Sabet Tavangar

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I found this wonderful article by Homa Sabet Tavangar in the HuffPost this morning and wanted to share it with all of you. In a changing world deeply entrenched in rituals and traditions that shape its multitude of cultures, Homa shares her ideas and views of how to build traditions for her children in a faith with “virtually no rituals” – the Baha’i Faith. Hope you enjoy reading this as much as I did.  Read the full article here.

 

Follow Homa Sabet Tavangar on Twitter: www.twitter.com/growingupglobal

 

Visit Homa’s website “Growing Up Global”: http://growingupglobal.net

 

DEFRAGGING THE SYSTEM (A kind of metaphor)

As I get older and my brain begins slowing down, my brain, like any old outdated computer, requires a defrag. If we could just plug ourselves into a wall socket and do this we would find ourselves able to get rid of all the unwanted information that has been sitting in parts of our complex computer.

 

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CBC “Ideas” Program on Diversity, Citizenship and Reconciliation – CBNS

Roberta Jamieson, pictured above, shares a powerful message on reconciliation in Canada

20 June 2017

Toronto, Canada

Canadian Baha’i News Service

 

Us and Them: Diversity, Division, and a World of Difference is a five-part series featuring talks dealing with the realities of a diverse population.  The series of talks were produced by CBC in partnership with The Laurier Institution of Vancouver and is broadcasting during the last week of June on their “Ideas” program.

 

Farid Rohani of the Laurier Institution credits the Baha’i Faith as a source of inspiration for the themes of the lecture series.  

Full article here

Broadcast schedule: Here

 

All Things Baha’i New Science and Religion Study Group on Facebook!

 
 

We have launched our new Facebook study group ‘All Things Baha’i Exploration in Science and Religion‘. Hope to see you there!

Check out our Science and Religion section on our Online Discussion Forum! forum.allthingsbahai.net

 

Meeting the Hand of the Cause (Part2), Dr. Rahmatu’lláh Muhajir -by Tricia Hague-Barrett

Dr. Raḥmatu’lláh Muhájir (Arabic: رحمةالله مُهاجر‎‎‎; 4 April 1923 – 1979) was a prominent fourth-generation Bahá’í, born in ‘Abdu’l-‘Azím, Iran.  Following is a memory of Dr. Muhajir’s visit to my home in Palmerston North, New Zealand in the 1970’s.  

 

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