He was singled out from his fellows, head and shoulders above the rest. When still a child, he learned of the Lord’s Advent, caught fire with love, and became one of those who “gave
He wished neither rank nor office, and had no worldly aims at all. His one supreme desire was to serve Bahá’u’lláh, and for this reason he was never separated from his Brother’s presence.
In May 1944, Mrs. Kelsey participated in the centenary celebration of the Declaration of the Bab, held at the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. At the invitation of a friend, she moved
Mrs. Knobloch and her family consistently visited and hosted Americans of African descent, thus illustrating the quality of racial unity that is central to the Bahá’í teachings.
There were so many historic happenings that involved the Kinneys and ‘Abdu’l-Baha, here are a few: Several important talks in the City of the Covenant were recorded in The Promulgation of Universal Peace and took
Over his mother's signature, but drafted by the Guardian, the following cable was sent to America: “Announce Assemblies celebration marriage beloved Guardian. Inestimable honour conferred upon handmaid of Baha'u'llah Ruhiyyih Khanum Miss Mary Maxwell.
Shoghi Effendi recognized the extent to which Sylvia’s efforts aided the progress of the teaching work. Here is what the Guardian wrote in 1946, after Leroy got a promotion and was transferred to Chicago.
Molly Skinner King Born: September 30, 1925 Death: November 11, 2016 Place of Birth: Wichita Falls, Texas Location of Death: Santa Paula, California Burial Location: Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, Santa Paula, California Molly S. King,
She went to Monte Carlo, Monaco. Since she was so young—believed to be the youngest of these pioneers who are now called Knights of Baha’u’llah—she was sent with an older woman, Olivia Kelsey as
Mullá ‘Alí Ján and ‘Alavíyyih Khánum, not content with the conversion of the inhabitants of Máhfurúzak to the Bahá’í Faith, started to organize the life of the village on a spiritual basis. They encouraged