June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
Pause for Thought is a BBC Radio 2 program about religion and ethics that features different contributors from a variety of faiths. In this clip aired on 5 March 2018, we hear from Yas Taherzadeh who describes a powerful instance of love in her family and her conviction in Abdu’l-Baha’s words: “Where there is love nothing is too much trouble and there is always time.”
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.