The Bahá'í Faith in Clearwater Florida

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Baha’i Centers of Learning

Baha’i schools across the United States offer three- to five-day programs for adults, youth and children on such themes as [ Read More ]

Study Circles

Study circles are regular gatherings of people interested in studying the Baha’i Writings and applying [ Read More ]

Children’s Spiritual Education

The Baha’i community places great emphasis on the moral and spiritual education of children and youth [ Read More ]

Programs for Teens and Pre-Teens

Young members of the Baha’i community are encouraged to grow in moral responsibility, often by contributing [ Read More ]

Core Curriculum for Spiritual

The U.S. Baha’i community has developed curricular materials for the spiritual education of children [ Read More ]

Baha'i Explorations

We hope you will enjoy the mix of speakers and the variety of topics discussed every Sunday here on our website [ Read More ]

Join our online talk & discussion on
Sunday at 11:00 am EDT

This week’s presenter: Mr. Steve Sarowitz

This week presenter:

Steve is an accomplished executive producer of the film ‘The Gate’ and the founder/chairman of the board of Paylocity. He has a passion for the film industry, co-producing the film ‘Abdu’l-Baha in France’ through his media production company, Spring Green Films. Steve is also a committed philanthropist who actively supports various causes related to education, healthcare, and poverty reduction. Overall, his success in business, film, and philanthropy makes him a role model for many.

This week’s topic: Keeping the Faith in Uncertain Times

In times of uncertainty and turmoil, it can be challenging to maintain one's faith and stay grounded in one's beliefs. This can be especially true for people who hold strong spiritual beliefs, as they may feel particularly vulnerable when faced with circumstances that challenge their worldview.

One way to keep the faith during uncertain times is to focus on the core principles of one's belief system. For Baha'is, this might include concepts such as the oneness of humanity, the importance of justice and unity, and the role of individual responsibility in building a better world. By focusing on these principles, Baha'is can find strength and inspiration even in the face of adversity.

Another strategy for keeping the faith is to find support and community. This can be particularly important for Baha'is, who place a strong emphasis on the importance of fellowship and communal worship. Even if physical gatherings are not possible, Baha'is can still connect with one another through virtual meetings, online discussions, and other forms of digital communication.

It can also be helpful to practice mindfulness and gratitude. By taking time to reflect on the blessings in one's life, Baha'is can cultivate a sense of gratitude and appreciation, even in the midst of difficult circumstances. Similarly, by practicing mindfulness and being fully present at the moment, Baha'is can find a sense of peace and calm that can help them weather the storms of uncertainty.

Finally, it's important to remember that uncertainty is a natural part of life, and that challenges and difficulties can ultimately lead to growth and transformation. By embracing the uncertainty and learning to navigate it with grace and resilience, Baha'is can deepen their faith and strengthen their connection to their spiritual beliefs.

Upcoming, Current & Previous Seminars

Our previous Online Classes

February 19, 2023

Storytelling Sundays #9: Tahirih Part One: Iráq

February 12, 2023

Ezekiel – The Hebrew Prophet Speaks Today, Part 1

February 5, 2023

Four Steps for Figuring Out Prophecy

January 29, 2023

Abode of Devotion: The story of the Bahá’í Faith in Yazd