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 the wonderful team behind Bahaiteachings.org, Baha’i fashion designer Melody Ehsani recounts a time when she was at a deep spiritual crossroads and when she questioned everything, including her purpose, her role and the existence of God. She learned to meditate and found a way to put questions to her higher self. That spiritual practice, along with the Baha’i Faith’s teachings, gave her the confidence to follow her own path.
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.