Service

Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light

June 25, 2015
Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light

“Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light” tells the stories of two young Baha’i couples. One couple lives in Iran, and the other one in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. One couple faces severe religious persecution, and the other one the destructive forces which operate in every society. However, they strive to rise above the […]

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50 Ways to Be a World Citizen

January 22, 2015
50 Ways to Be a World Citizen

  By Annie Reneau At www.brilliantstarmagazine.org, Ms. Reneau divides her list into these 5 sections: Help Those in Need : #6. Make first-aid kits for a shelter. Protect Animals & the Environment: #20. Make it a habit to carry a plastic bag and glove to pick up trash on family walks. Spread Joy and Show […]

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Raising Service-Minded Children — Not “Voluntourists”

April 14, 2014
Raising Service-Minded Children — Not “Voluntourists”

Layli Miller-Muro writes:  Every thoughtful, concerned parent wants their children to grow up with a well-developed social conscience, with a love for humanity, with empathy and concern for others. But most parents struggle with how to accomplish those goals.  … one of the attributes of perfection we should all strive for, adults as well as […]

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The Promise of Service

June 11, 2012
The Promise of Service

By Fred Hoefler Helping others in a spirit of service not only helps others with a specific task, it makes every one involved happy. A life of service is our ultimate aim in life, but that concept can be a challenge to pass on to our children. We started out by teaching our children to […]

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