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Question; What does the Baha'i writings say about 'Same Sex Marriage'. Thanks!
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Just to thank all the friends for making the group 500 members. On behalf of every body in this community I say welcome again to ALL. With LOVE from Cameroon.
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Q: How do we pray effectively as prescribed by the Baha'i writings. I would appreciate you considerations
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I must say, that is profound. Your analysis is absolutely correct. There's nothing I would add to that response. Spot on, Joe, spot on. The link above reveals that, among many other things, 'Abdu'l-Bahá clarifies the importance of grasping the symbolic nature of biblical language, and the need for us (humanity) to refrain from a literal interpretation of the words contained therein, and in other spiritual books. He hints at the idea that it may not matter WHO actually prays. True. Sometimes we do pray for our friends and relatives, and for all of humanity. But every one of us has an obligation to pray.
When Muhammad, the Prophet and Apostle of God, Peace Be Upon Him, appeared in Arabia, He asked the Arabs why they had ignored and not accepted Jesus Christ. Of course they had no answer. He then commanded them to pray FIVE times a day in order to show obedience to God, and to atone for their blunder. For centuries these tribes had regarded war as a hobby. It's something they did constantly. You can well imagine what would happen to the war agenda, if one had to pray FIVE times a day! I'm inclined to think that obedience to this instruction would certainly dampen the zeal to constantly engage in such an occupation as war.
Quite apart from any physical condition that may result from prayer, 'Abdu'l-Bahá also mentioned that:
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Spirit has influence; prayer has spiritual effect. Therefore, we pray, “O God! Heal this sick one!” Perchance God will answer. Does it matter who prays? God will answer the prayer of every servant if that prayer is urgent. His mercy is vast, illimitable. He answers the prayers of all His servants.
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2014 was one of those years that started out like "THIS GOING TO BE RIGHT" now almost to an end and we have wars going on, deadly disasters affecting humanity (diseases-Ebola, floods, hurricanes... etc), countless shootings have happened, racism is still alive....
 
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I’ve been studying working hours since I joined the ILO in 2000 and I’ve never seen anything like it: article after article touting the benefits of a reduced work-week, with business leaders from G...
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Happy Balka De Sallah to ALL. que Dieu vous benir Inshah Allah! — feeling blessed.
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Even God Knew it would be difficult for us to love each other that why he made it a law.
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Done. I have also added a website explaining the Nicene Creed.
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Hello dear friends hope each and everyone in this community is doing well. Please accept my warmth salutation. God bless us all.
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Hello Newton! Nice to meet you! Have a great day or night, blessings :-)
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Very interesting interview listen
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 Women in sport: The pressures of sport and motherhood:
In the latest instalment of our 'Women in Sports' series, we ask, how much pressures is there on African sports women to take a break and start a family? Pregnancy is a game-changer for any woman, but in the world of a professional athlete, the prospect of sleepless nights and shifting priorities can be a difficult obstacle to overcome. But some have managed to get back to competition and achieve success after giving birth. Athlete Francoise Mbango of Cameroon, took time off to have her son after winning the 2004 Olympic triple jump gold medal. She then staged a terrific comeback to retain her Olympic title in 2008 in Bejing. She spoke to the BBC's Nishat Ladha about her remarkable achievement.
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We praise God by singing songs of praises.
We communicate to God through prayers.
Question; How do we WORSHIP God?
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WORSHIP thou God in such wise that if thy worship lead thee to the fire, no alteration in thine adoration would be produced, and so likewise if thy recompense should be paradise. Thus and thus alone should be the worship which befitteth the one True God. Shouldst thou worship Him because of fear, this would be unseemly in the sanctified Court of His presence, and could not be regarded as an act by thee dedicated to the Oneness of His Being. Or if thy gaze should be on paradise, and thou shouldst worship Him while cherishing such a hope, thou wouldst make God’s creation a partner with Him, notwithstanding the fact that paradise is desired by men.

Fire and paradise both bow down and prostrate themselves before God. That which is worthy of His Essence is to worship Him for His sake, without fear of fire, or hope of paradise.

Although when true worship is offered, the worshipper is delivered from the fire, and entereth the paradise of God’s good-pleasure, yet such should not be the motive of his act. However, God’s favour and grace ever flow in accordance with the exigencies of His inscrutable wisdom.

The most acceptable prayer is the one offered with the utmost spirituality and radiance; its prolongation hath not been and is not beloved by God. The more detached and the purer the prayer, the more acceptable is it in the presence of God. (Selection from the Writings of The Bab p77 - 78 VII 19)
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Why is the Baha'i World Centre in Israel? Pictured to the right is the Seat of the Universal House of Justice and on the left is the International Teaching Centre building. Both are located on Mt.
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