As I get older and my brain begins slowing down, my brain, like any old outdated computer, requires a defrag.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.
When one looks back at the early history of the Bahá’í Faith, there were many souls who were made aware of the tremendous Revelations still to appear, and which had appeared already. These pure souls were ready to immediately take the vital step towards not only recognizing the Faith when it appeared, but also”to be ready to step out to assist the spread of the Teachings of The Báb and of Bahá’u’lláh. Of course, in the land of Persia, there were those who practiced the interpretations of dreams. We have heard many of these dreams throughout the Writings, and still the dreams come.
UnKnotting the Ties By Tricia Hague-Barrett 2017
Our Spiritual Genealogy
I was sent my spiritual genealogy by my spiritual grandmother Karin Ferguson, who was a pioneer to Belize a few years ago, and this has inspired me to try to encourage others to find out their own spiritual genealogy. The “Who Taught Who” concept has me wondering how we are going to make it possible for Archivists of the future to put together the information of the early believers. It never occurred to me to look at this without this message from her for it would have been too hard for me personally to trace back through these souls from way down here in New Zealand. Read more
Have you ever wondered where the ideas come from when you suddenly have a great idea for a painting or design, a poster, or artwork, be it a new pattern for a knitting project, or some other medium, one that you seem to be able to design yourself out of thin air? I would like to share some of my thoughts on this topic. Before I do however, I have a fascination with chains and prisons, and many of my works are symbolic of that. The prison of self has always intrigued me, so I have painted these in their many forms. [Sorry, I digress]
`Abdu’l-Bahá tells us that the next world is within this world. Let me find that quote: Read more