A More Powerful Thought of Love

  When a thought of war comes, oppose it by a stronger thought of peace. A thought of hatred must be destroyed by a more powerful thought of love. (Abdu’l-Baha, Paris Talks, p. 28) Thinking of all the places in the world in need of healing. Thinking of all the young people in the worldContinue reading “A More Powerful Thought of Love”

Nineteen Months

Originally posted on Blogs by Bahais:
I just came across an inspiring blog/website which has practical inspiration for Baha’i life and art and idea for the whole year. It involves mainly photographers but also creatives working other forms, many of whom maintain blogs and websites. This site is well worth a visit and I have…

Uncaging the Voice, Uplifting the Spirit – the Poetry of Mahvash Sabet

‘We shout as loudly as we can but our voices too are caged/and day after day death is denied as well as aid./No one listens, no one hears this wingless bird.’ (Mahvash Sabet – ‘The Friends’) Mahvash Sabet’s Prison Poems (George Ronald Press, 2013) have been brought to the English speaking world in delicate and skilfulContinue reading “Uncaging the Voice, Uplifting the Spirit – the Poetry of Mahvash Sabet”

For Tahirih

“And the skies that breathe navy blue” In Faith Be a hollow reed Waiting for melodies And the notes that breathe skies And the skies that breathe navy blue And the navy blue that breathes sea And the sea the breathes woman And the woman that breathes of your unveiling and peeling away That skinContinue reading “For Tahirih”