Monthly Devotional: Online Prayer Circle for Racial Healing

“Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in and center your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements.” — Baha’u’llah  “Know ye not why We created you all from the same dust? That no one should exalt himself over the other. Ponder at all times in your hearts how ye were created. Since We have created…

Race Unity Day Event: Healing Racism in America

On Sunday, June 14, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Bob Henderson and Dr. Juan-Carlos Portillo will be giving an online presentation on Healing Racism in America. The event is hosted by the Baha’is of San Leandro. Part One –  Bob Henderson will discuss the genesis of racism in America from the perspective of…

Reflection: Why Saying ‘I’m Not Racist’ is Not Enough

This Reflection features an article from Baha’iteachings.org by Cynthia Barnes-Slater, a Baha’i from the Wilmette, IL area. In her article, Cynthia warns that “Actively unlearning racism requires challenging personal ‘I’m not racist’ mantras.” and cites an essential teaching of the Baha’i Faith: The Baha’i Writings ask us to be “anxiously concerned with the needs of the age…

Healing Racism: a Two Part Workshop (Corrected time!)

“The All-Knowing Physician hath His finger on the pulse of mankind. He perceiveth the disease, and prescribeth, in His unerring wisdom, the remedy. Every age hath its own problem, and every soul its particular aspiration. The remedy the world needeth in its present-day afflictions can never be the same as that which a subsequent age…