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Your whole site is a treasure trove of information, insight, and materials

Your whole site is a treasure trove of information, insight, and materials on healing for anyone, not just those of us who are trying to heal from mental illness, addiction, and/or mental illness.  Thank you so much for these wonderful contributions you are making to the fund of knowledge on this important subject.  (Nona Simons, United States)
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I use it at the World Centre more and more every day

Susan, I just wanted to thank you so much for your website. It's an amazing resource, and I find that I use it more and more every day. (Samareh from the Bahá'í World Centre)
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We have forwarded your articles to tens of thousands within Pakistan and abroad

We have forwarded a series of your articles to tens of thousands within Pakistan and abroad for a more positive change.   (Hidayatullah Neakakhtar, Pakistan)
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I can’t believe the change in my life since I’ve been reading your blog

I can't believe the change in my life since I've been reading your blog. Your selections of Bahá’í Writings are truly great!  (Abraham Reyes, New Zealand)
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I am praying for your work to reach hundreds of millions!

I am more convinced than ever that this is work you have been chosen to do. Your articles and essays are of immense value and I am humbly praying for your continued confirmations in this arena which can reach the hundreds of millions. (Peter Senior)
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I have used it to teach hundreds of times

Thank You for your wonderful website. I have used it to teach hundreds and hundreds of times; having such easy and organized access to quotes just works wonders for me! Thank You! (John Walker, United States)
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Thank You for your wonderful website. I have used it to teach hundreds and hundreds of times; having View Full →

Helping others to focus on the Writings is our only hope

Thank you so very, very much for your amazing service of helping others to focus on the Writings. It is our only Hope.  (Anne Moshtael Georgia USA)
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I never felt so connected to the Abha Kingdom as I did after exploring your blog



I am 30 years old and I was raised in a Baha'i family in IRAN, but I never felt so connected to the Abha kingdom as I did today after exploring your blog. (Payman Charkhzarin, Canada)
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I use your website to pick out Writings for the Thai Baha’i News

I frequently post Writings to Thai Baha'i News and often use your website to pick out the Writings. It must be a favorite site for countless.  (Mike Wallace Thailand)
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I frequently post Writings to Thai Baha’i News and often use your website to pick out the Writings. View Full →

Auxiliary Board member in Mexico translating articles

I am an Auxiliary Board member in Central Mexico. I have been translating a few of your articles to share with individuals passing through certain tests and difficulties in their lives. It has been very helpful for them, as well as for me, to have practical steps to pass on to them. Thank you again!   (Jeff Miller, Mexico)
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We are using it widely in our neighbourhood devotional meetings in India

I wanted to thank you for the wonderful efforts you have put in your website.  We are using it widely in our neighbourhood devotional meetings and it has made them so much more interesting and inspiring.  (Aemellia Javanmardi, India)
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What would happen if we agreed to eliminate manmade borders, transcend national loyalties and end all war? http://ow.ly/R0O7x

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Advocating for a World Language and a World Government

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The Baha’i teachings ask the leaders of the world to ignore borders, to transcend their narrow national loyalties and to bring about an end to war.

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It's not always easy trying to live a moral life in an immoral world!

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Imagine what would happen to our economy if all corruption was eliminated! http://bahaiteachings.org/rooting-out-the-corruption-in-our-economic-systems

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Rooting Out the Corruption in our Economic Systems

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In his recent encyclical on poverty and the environment called Laudato Si’, the Pope frequently refers to problems of corruption.

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This keeps me going!

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Can we unite the world by teaching English? This article has some insights! http://bahaiteachings.org/one-world-united-by-english

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One World, United by English?

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The day is approaching when all the peoples of the world will have adopted one universal language and one common script.

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A minute by minute decision!

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Why do we need to pray? This talk by Hooper Dunbar will give us a great perspective! http://www.webchannel9.com/featured/prayer/

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First Challenge, Prayer – Hooper Dunbar talks about why and how we...

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In 2014 the worldwide elected governing body of the Bahá’í Faith, the Universal House of Justice, released a momentous message, announcing for the...

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My goal is to let go of my ego as I strive for selflessness . . . Easier said than done!

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New blog posting on tests! http://susangammage.com/the-purpose-of-tests

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The Purpose of Tests

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It’s easy when we’re in the middle of tests, to blame ourselves or others for our misfortune; or to believe we are being punished by God. At those...

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The only time we shouldn't approach God . . .

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Great news!

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Jailed Iranian Baha'i leader appears on Dutch postage stamp - Bahá'í World News Service

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The Bahá’í World News Service reports on current Bahá’í activity around the world.

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This reminds me of the saying "you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar!" http://bahaiteachings.org/do-you-have-a-kindly-tongue

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Do You Have a Kindly Tongue?

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Just as harsh words can injure, a kindly tongue can work miracles in human responses. For Baha’is, this is no mere aphorism or philosophical bon mot.

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We were all created by the same God!

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Some great ideas that will help your study circles! http://bahaiblog.net/site/2015/04/7-ways-to-help-you-memorize-the-bahai-writings/

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7 Ways to Help You Memorize the Baha'i Writings Abdu'l-Baha listed memory as one of the five spiritual powers that we possess, and as Baha'is we...

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A good standard to reach for!

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Note: The materials on this site reflect the current understanding of Susan Gammage from her experience in the Bahá’í community and as a Bahá’í-inspired researcher/author. They do not represent an official interpretation of the Bahá’í Writings. They are simply offered as an educational resource for Bahá’ís to consider as they strive to understand and implement the Writings into their lives, institutions and communities. Any questions about the application of certain quotes to your own particular situation should be directed to the Bahá’í institutions. Official websites include www.bahai.org (international); http://www.ca.bahai.org/ (Canadian) and http://www.bahai.us/ (American)