The Promise of World Peace – Deepening Announcement!

Starting Monday, June 26 we will begin a study of the October 1985 statement of the Universal House of Justice “The Promise of World Peace” facilitated by Mariela Guimas. Each day a SINGLE paragraph from the statement will post for your review and consultation on our Facebook group forum. There are a total of 60 paragraphs varying in length. These will be archived on Baha’i Studies in the Covenant Blog menu item “Book Study’ and on “Baha’i Covenant Book Club” on Facebook. Feel free to comment at your leisure.


Where: Baha’i Studies in the Covenant of Facebook


When: Daily, Post available around 12pm Pacific Time


What you need:
1. A copy of the Statement
2. A pencil – for note taking
(The statement can be viewed online here:…/the-universal-ho…/promise-world-peace )
(PDF and DOCX Download here:…/authoritative-writings-and-gui…/ )


About the statement:
“In 1985, the Universal House of Justice addressed a message to the peoples of the world inviting them to consider that a new social order can be fostered by all peoples’ seeing themselves as members of one universal family. This message was presented to world leaders and countless others during the United Nations International Year of Peace.”



Lynette Wilson, Publisher
Author: Lynette Wilson, Publisher

Lynette grew up in the small Wisconsin town of Boscobel, home of the Gideon Bible. After attending college at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Platteville achieving an A.A. degree she decided a break was needed n order to figure out which academic discipline she wanted to pursue. While contemplating intensely on her choices she met and married Fernando. Lynette returned to college and studied Small Business Management and Bookkeeping. After several years of working in management she found herself once again meditating on her future. The powers that be answered and she returned to the academic life in pursuit of a double major in Physical and Occupational Therapy. She found time to assist in the Special Resource Center helping quadriplegics and the legally blind in the classroom setting as well as reading for the blind. In the midst of her professional goals she had a difficult pregnancy which temporarily ( she thought) would interrupt her coursework. She attempted to return to her studies, but the stork visited a second time. After the birth of their daughter, an unwelcomed visitor arrived a year and a half later, Brain Cancer. After 7 years of fighting, Fernando passed away. (2003) This experience...

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