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.
In this talk, produced by Bahaiteachings.org, Jessa Munion, founder of Rock Steady Bodyworks, explains how she moved from a culture of stress, pressure and competitiveness to discovering the gems of her inner spiritual potential. She learned to dive deep within her own soul, discovering a zen-like sense of clarity and focus. Jessa began a yoga and meditation practice, and coupled it to her belief in the Baha’i Teachings. Those spiritual elements allowed her to “uncover God-given gifts that would allow her to show up kind, compassionate and generous for the world…”
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.