Frédéric Hodonou was the first Bahá’í of Benin, West Africa. When he heard that the Bahá’í Faith was sent to humanity without any discrimination, he was immediately intrigued to investigate it.
When still a small child, he received his portion of bounty from the Báb, and showed forth an extraordinary attachment to that dazzling Beauty.
When I found out it was a religion, I ordered them out of my house. No way was I going to allow anyone with a fancy religion into my house. I had had
Halalholo devoted two of her vacations from schooling to translating into the Tongan language The Seven Valleys (one of Bahá'u'lláh's metaphysical works), and later the Tablet Words of Wisdom. Both translations were approved
They were pure souls who took the great step in their own country: they freed themselves from friend and stranger alike, escaped from the superstitions that had blinded them before, strengthened their resolve, and
His first job was in a government office in Washington D.C., while he attended night school. He became a member of the first National Youth Committee in the United States. Later, he attended
Sa’íd Hindí was the ninth Letter of the Living.
"He will be remembered," the Universal House of Justice said, "for an adamantine loyalty to the Cause, an unfailing response to the call and guidance of the Guardian and the Universal House of Justice,
Marion Holley HofmanBorn: May 17, 1910Death: December 5, 1995Place of Birth: Visalia, CaliforniaLocation of Death: London, Great Britain Burial Location: No cemetery details To few indeed is given the rare honor of advancing
"I believe with all my heart that He is the Master, and my greatest blessing in this world is that I have been privileged to be in His presence.”