CATEGORY: Stories

D Stories

Dagmar Dole

Dagmar first heard of the Bahá’í Faith through her friend Marion Holley Hofman and immediately accepted it. Soon after becoming a declared believer she and her close friend, Virginia Orbison, went to Glendale, California,

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B Stories

Eli Boraks aka Ely Borax

William Garbett III and his son Damien Garbett sat with Ely while in Nevada as he recalled being in recovery from a grave illness when he received a letter of invitation from Shoghi Effendi

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G Stories

Jamshíd-i-Gurjí

When he heard of a new Faith dawning, and awoke to the tidings that on Persia’s horizons the Sun of Truth had risen, he was filled with holy ecstasy, and he longed and loved.

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Q Stories

Mishkín-Qalam

He was among the most noted of mystics, and had a witty and subtle mind. The fame of this spiritual wayfarer reached out to every land. He was the leading calligrapher of Persia and

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M Stories

Haji Muhammad Tihir Malmiri

Haji Muhammad Tihir was a brilliant debater and speaker. It is difficult to convey the pleasure one derived from his inspiring conversation which ranged from humorous trifles to weighty pronouncements. His knowledge of the

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G Stories

Florence “Mother” George

To her intimates Florence George revealed her pride. She was proud of the distinction "Mother," bestowed on her by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. She liked to speak of her pilgrimage to Haifa, of her Master's personal care

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O Stories

Masud Olufani

Masud learned of the Baha’i Faith in 1992 as a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta. He was introduced the Faith from a then girlfriend who was not a Baha’i but an admirer. “This

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B Stories

Dorothy Beecher Baker

She often said something to this effect: Nothing worth knowing is attained without labor, tremendous effort, and undivided attention. She always felt sure that she was to go forth to service and that her

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C G Stories

Ella Goodall Cooper

Ella Frances Goodall was of an influential, well-known California family. She and her mother, Helen Goodall, were among the first Baha’is of California. They learned of the Faith from Miss Ann Apperson, a niece

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