Articles by " May M."
2 Jul
2012
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The Principle of Consultation

The Principle of Consultation

On May 2, 1912 at the Hotel Plaza in Chicago, Illinois, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá discussed consultation and its importance. He had previously visited a senate session in France and noted that, “altercation and useless quibbling were frequent; the result, mostly confusion and turmoil.” […]

26 Jan
2012
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Paris Talks Revisited: The Abolition of Prejudices

Paris Talks Revisited: The Abolition of Prejudices

Prejudice is a complex reality. In the dictionary it is defined as “an adverse opinion or learning formed without just grounds or before sufficient knowledge.”  This definition accurately describes the basic meaning of the concept.  The greater complexity, however, arises […]

23 Nov
2011
Paris Talks: The Perfect Human Sentiments and Virtues

Paris Talks: The Perfect Human Sentiments and Virtues

The Heavenly Father gave the priceless gift of intelligence to man so that he might become a spiritual light, piercing the darkness of materiality, and bringing goodness and truth into the world. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá made this striking remark in a talk […]

16 Oct
2011
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Paris Talks: The Duty of Kindness

Paris Talks: The Duty of Kindness

Full talk available here. “Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.” These exquisite and poignant words were spoken by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá on October 16th […]