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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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)