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What is real unity?

Perspectives

“The unity which is productive of unlimited results is first a unity of mankind which recognizes that all are sheltered beneath the overshadowing glory of the All-Glorious, that all are servants of one God; for all breathe the same atmosphere, live upon the same earth, move beneath the same heavens, receive effulgence from the same [...]

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Resources June 2020

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Online Devotions: Saturday, June 6, 7:30 – 8:00am. Early morning prayers to start the weekend on a spiritual note. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Jan at 503-639-8919. Online Devotions: Sunday, June 7, 10:00 – 10:30am. For more information, please call our Vancouver Bahá’í information line at 971-248-5219.  Sponsored by the Local Spiritual [...]

Resources May 2020

Perspectives, Videos

https://www.bahaiblog.net/2020/05/the-coronavirus-pandemic-stepping-stone-or-stumbling-block-sovaida-maani-ewing/ “In this presentation hosted by the Wilmette Institute, Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing explores how while our experience with the coronavirus pandemic is extremely painful, it also provides us a rich opportunity to build a more peaceful and secure world.  Sovaida Ma’ani Ewing is an international lawyer, author and the founding director of The Center for Peace and [...]

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The Voice of God Calls

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The moment that a Divine Prophet declares His mission is the most significant of all those in the history of our planet. One minute there is no Jewish religion, no Christian religion, and the next minute, by the Command of God, there is. The handful of witnesses at that time can not grasp the significance [...]

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February Events 2019

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“Humanity’s New Horizon October 25, 2018 Every day the headlines bring fresh news of a world in turmoil—conflict, confusion, catastrophe everywhere. Where does one turn for hope? What we are experiencing, really, is the birth pangs of a new era. We are on the threshold of a whole new stage of human history. . . [...]

Gardens planted by Baha'is near where Baha'u'llah is buried. Photo courtesy Baha'i World News Service

How to recognize a new Divine Teacher?

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How to recognize a new Divine Teacher? The first people to hear the new teachings, as well as the established clergy of the time, rejected Moses, Jesus Christ, and Muhammad. The same pattern repeated when the Báb and Bahá’u’lláh announced their stations as the most recent Prophets, or Manifestations of God. In “The Book of [...]

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