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Joy – by Sophie Rutstein

June 29, 2014, in Videos > Animation, by

In this great little video using stop motion animation, Sophie Rutstein shares a passage about ‘Joy’ from a talk given by Abdu’l-Baha in Paris. The quote is: “Joy gives us wings! In times of joy our strength is more vital, our intellect keener, and our understanding less clouded. We seem better able to cope with the world and to find our sphere of usefulness.”

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Naysan Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

Discussion 4 Comments

Thank you so much for sharing this enchanting animation of ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s words. I’m sharing it on Gmail and Facebook publicly. And with an individual friend who is searching for truth. The simplicity and beauty of the animation will touch the heart of this dear lady who is dyslexic. She was daunted by a Baha’i website she looked up, saying to me ‘It was all words’.

Fiona Saunders-Priem (June 6, 2014 at 11:21 AM)

I love it. It is so empowering and in such a short time. Congratulations to all involved in putting this together!!

Carol F. Campbell (June 6, 2014 at 12:37 PM)

Sophie! Way to go! So creative, so awesome, so helpful, so yummy! (loved the cashews) Thanks for your service. 🙂

Teacher Brian (July 7, 2014 at 4:36 AM)

Soo glad that you each enjoyed the video!!! I am OVERJOYED that it has been put to use already, that was what I was hoping for!

Sophie Rutstein (July 7, 2014 at 3:31 PM)

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