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A Bahá’í-inspired Perspective on Indigenous Messengers of God, Part II

The Bahá’í Faith acknowledges that Divine Teachers existed in the Americas. Please join us as Kevin Locke and Christopher Buck return to continue the exploration of a Bahá'í-inspired perspective on Indigenous Messengers of God. Kevin shares Lakota and Anishnabe heritage; his Lakota name, Tokeya Inajin means “The First to Arise”. He is known throughout the...

A Bahá’í-Inspired Perspective on Tests and Difficulties

Using the spirit of independent investigation of truth, we will look at the reality of tests and difficulties, identify the process of disintegration happening now, and see through it—to focus on the process of integration. Penn Badgley is an American actor and musician. He has received wide media attention for his roles in The CW...

Virtues in Me

A space for children ages 18 months to 6 years and their caregivers to explore the fruits of the spirit: love, kindness, joy, patience, gentleness, faithfulness, peacefulness, self-control, and goodness. Families of all faiths are encouraged to join hands as we strive to raise children who see themselves as members of one human family. Virtues...

Indigenous Stories of Resilience with Louise Profeit LeBlanc

A 90 minute online interactive workshop using the strength of story to advance spiritual teachings from an Indigenous cultural perspective. Guided by master story-teller Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, participants will go on a journey of Indigenous story and endeavor to explore its implications and applications. Louise Profeit-LeBlanc – “Tse Duna” Louise is a Traditional Storyteller from the...

Conversations around the Pupil of the Eye Art Show

Artist Panel Discussion Come dialogue with them and discover in-depth insights into their understanding of the quote, “Thou art like unto the pupil of the eye which is dark in color, yet it is the fount of light and the revealer of the contingent world.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá. This evening’s panel is made up of the “Participating...

The Purpose of the Black Men’s Gathering

The first session of our three-part program with Dr. William (Billy) Roberts exploring The Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering will provide an overview of the purpose and influence of this groundbreaking initiative, featuring a panel presentation of Black Men’s Gathering participants who will share about the impact it had on their lives and Bahá’í...

Art from the Black Men’s Gathering: A Tribute to Robert Hayden

The second session exploring The Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering will focus on the arts, honoring Robert Hayden, Bahá’í and US Poet Laureate (Library of Congress). This session will include contributions from writers Dr. Derik Smith and Patrick Patillo, musicians Roger Hogan and Oluyemi Thomas, and photographer Donald Camp. Moderating: Dr. William (Billy) RobertsPanelists:...

Community Builders

The third and final session in our series exploring The Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering will focus on “Community Builders” and will showcase initiatives that were an outgrowth of the Black Men’s Gathering. Moderating: Dr. William (Billy) RobertsPanelists: * Teddy Lawrence, Entrepreneur/Educator and Juan Pacheco, Actor/Artist — “A Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative”* Kevin Andrews,...

Conversations around the Pupil of the Eye Art Show II

This Zoom space is part of the Pupil of the Eye Art Series which includes online dialogues spaces, artist videos, and an online gallery space. Keep coming back to the web site as we release more of the artist’s video statements about their work. Artist Panel Discussion An evening with a panel of three artists who offered...

Seven Valleys Toward Reconciliation

Join master Indigenous story-teller Louise Profeit-LeBlanc as she explores the mystical teachings of Bahá’u’lláh contained within the volume The Seven Valleys as a framework for the journey of reconciliation. The tool of reconciliation is one that has historically been applied to relations between groups of people but it is also a journey that each individual...

Celebrating a Heroine of Eliot: Sarah Farmer

Hosted by the William Fogg Library Film viewing with filmmaker and commentator, Dr. Anne Gordon Perry. Sarah Farmer, a dedicated supporter of the William Fogg Library, was instrumental in revitalizing the Eliot Library Association in the late 1800s. She worked diligently with Dr. John L.M. Willis and Mr. Francis Keefe to coordinate the creation and...

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Visit to North America & What it Teaches Us, with Dr. Robert Stockman

Green Acre and the Bahá’í Publishing Trust invite you to join us for Conversations of the Heart, a series of presentations by Bahá’í authors, exploring a wide range of topics, from race to history. On March 27, 12:00 Eastern Time we'll welcome Dr. Robert Stockman as he presents on ’Abdu'l-Bahá’s historic visit to the United...