How Sacrifice Creates Nobility
Often, when we westerners think of sacrifice, we think of the powerful example of Jesus Christ—but the spiritual practice of sacrifice is not limited to the single example of Jesus....

What is the Secret of Divine Civilization?
In the year 1875 Abdu’l-Baha—the son of the founder of the Baha’i Faith, Baha’u’llah—wrote the powerful, profound book The Secret of Divine Civilization. Although Abdu’l-Baha’s book ostensibly focuses on the...

How to Transcend the World of Material Existence
Every spiritual seeker lives for those transcendent moments we occasionally experience those deep, powerful insights into the mystical aspects of life that go beyond our material existence. Those spiritual moments,...

How to Prepare Your Mind for Fasting?
As a Baha’i, I’ve fasted every year since I was fifteen years old, but this year I’m putting more effort into fasting more mindfully. In the Baha’i Faith, the Fast...