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Communities Learning to Advance Together (A Widening Embrace Extra)

Nurturing Younger Generations is a companion video to A Widening Embrace, an innovative documentary film commissioned by the Universal House of Justice about the community-building efforts of the Baha’i world, as seen through the eyes of local populations.

Across the globe, followers of Baha’u’llah and their friends are striving in earnest to contribute to the well-being of their communities and the advancement of society. In this short film, we hear about how advanced clusters are collaborating with other clusters and how everyone is learning together, in a spirit of humility. Continue reading

Exploring the Empowerment of Junior Youth (A Widening Embrace Extra)

Nurturing Younger Generations is a companion video to A Widening Embrace, an innovative documentary film commissioned by the Universal House of Justice about the community-building efforts of the Baha’i world, as seen through the eyes of local populations.

Across the globe, followers of Baha’u’llah and their friends are striving in earnest to contribute to the well-being of their communities and the advancement of society. In this short film, we hear about how the participants in junior youth spiritual empowerment groups are contributing to family life and the betterment of their schools and their communities. Continue reading

Nurturing Younger Generations (A Widening Embrace Extra)

Nurturing Younger Generations is a companion video to A Widening Embrace, an innovative documentary film commissioned by the Universal House of Justice about the community-building efforts of the Baha’i world, as seen through the eyes of local populations.

Across the globe, followers of Baha’u’llah and their friends are striving in earnest to contribute to the well-being of their communities and the advancement of society. In this short film, we hear about the transformative effect of children’s classes on their participants, their parents (particularly the education of mothers), and their communities. We likewise hear about the transformation of junior youth and how they are striving to improve their neighbourhoods.  Continue reading

How Visualizing Helps Me Serve Others

It’s funny, as children we have such great visions of the world. Our imagination takes precedence over the realities in which we live and we can see everything with such beauty and splendor. The world is filled with infinite possibilities. Somehow though, as we grow older, we seem to lose this light as we learn more about the difficulties of the world, and the realities of hardship that others face, with no apparent solution. We forget as adults we ever had this idealistic vision “once upon a time” and we begin to lose sight of the bigger picture.

Thankfully for us, we have been offered Messengers with a more significant vision than our own — one where mankind comes together for peace, justice and, most importantly, unity. It is a vision of a world that is fair, equal and progressive. This potent and powerful vision is for people from every race and nationality and it asks us to be inspired with what is possible. This vision is truly remarkable; it is a vision from God, as offered by Baha’u’llah, the most recent Messenger. Abdu’l-Baha explains how this vision is eternal:  Continue reading

“Marriage Prayer” by Tamara Duncan

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Hluboka nad Vltavou, in the Czech Republic with Tamara Duncan who sings “Marriage Prayer” based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha. Continue reading

“Marriage Prayer” by Tamara Duncan [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Hluboka nad Vltavou, in the Czech Republic with Tamara Duncan who sings “Marriage Prayer” based on a prayer by Abdu’l-Baha. Continue reading

Dreamer’s Sea: A Debut Album by Calla Kinglit

Many of you may have seen or heard of Calla Kinglit from her song on Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions called “No One But Thee” which actually happens to be the most popular song of our Studio Sessions series! Lots of people have been asking her for more in the comments section, and so here it is! I’m thrilled that Calla Kinglit’s debut album, called Dreamer’s Sea, is now available and it includes the studio version of “No One But Thee” as well.

I decided to catch up with Calla to find out more about her and her music, and her debut album:  Continue reading

“Is Spirituality a Solution to the Economic Problems of Today?” A Talk by Dr Soheil Abedian

The Gold Coast Baha’i Community in Australia hosts information evenings that seek to explore a Baha’i perspective on topics that relate to the life of society. In this talk titled “Is Spirituality a Solution to the Economic Problems of Today?”, Dr. Soheil Abedian explores alternative economic models that narrow the gap between the rich and the poor.  Continue reading

“Is Spirituality a Solution to the Economic Problems of Today?” A Talk by Dr Soheil Abedian [Audio Only]

The Gold Coast Baha’i Community in Australia hosts information evenings that seek to explore a Baha’i perspective on topics that relate to the life of society. In this talk titled “Is Spirituality a Solution to the Economic Problems of Today?”, Dr. Soheil Abedian explores alternative economic models that narrow the gap between the rich and the poor.  Continue reading

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